Ranjit Singh

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Birthday
13, 1780
Birthplace
Gujranwala, Pakistan
Death Date
Jun 27, 1839 (58)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1780
Birthplace
Gujranwala, Pakistan
Death Date
Jun 27, 1839 (58)

About

Father of the nineteenth-century Sikh Empire, which was located in the Punjab region of India and Pakistan.

Before Fame

During his rise to power, he took over Lahore from the Bhangi Misl.

Trivia

His statue was erected in 2003 in the Indian Parliament building.

Family Life

His son Kharak Singh succeeded him as a ruler of the Sikh Empire.

Associated With

He was often compared to Napoleon Bonaparte and even earned the nickname of "Napoleon of the East."