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Dynasty

Clan

Yadava

State

Rajasthan

Gun Salutes

15

Agency

Rajputana Agency

Accession

7th April 1949

Area

42,268 Square Kilometers km²

Privy Purse

INR 180,000

Hindi Name

जैसलमेर

Last Updated

11th Oct, 2017

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HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal BRIJRAJ SINGH, Maharawal of Jaisalmer since 1982 (Badal Vilas Palace, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India), born , succeeded to the gaddi on 13th March 1982, married 28th January 1993, HH Maharani Sahib Raseshwari Devi, daughter of Shri Sahadev Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal, and has issue.
  • Maharajkumar Chaitanya Raj Singh Bhati, born .
  • Maharajkumar Janmajeya Singh Bhati, born .
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Genealogy

Predecessor state of Tanot, said to have been founded in 731. New capital founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 gives name to state. Rulers were...
  • Maharawal LUNKARAN, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1530/1551, married (amongst others) (a), daughter of Maharana Sangram Singhji of Mewar, married (b), daughter of Rao Lunkaranji of Bikaner, and had issue.
    • Maharawal Maldev (qv)
    • Rani Dheerbai Devi, married Maharana Udai Singhji II of Mewar.
    • Rani Uma Devi, married Raja Maldev of Jodhpur.
  • Maharawal MALDEV, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1551/1562, married (amongst others) (a), daughter of Maharana Udai Singhji of Jodhpur, married (b), daughter of Rao Jait Singhji of Bikaner, and had issue.
    • Maharawal Harraj (qv)
    • Kunwar Bhonidas, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Sangji, married and had issue.
        • Maharawal Ramchandra (qv)
    • Kunwar Khetsi, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Dyal Das, had issue.
        • Maharawal Sabal Singh (qv)
        • Thakur Maha Singh, received the Thikana of Mohi/Moie in Udaipur.
  • Maharawal HARRAJ, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1562/1578, married (amongst others), (a) daughter of Maharana Madho Singhji of Mewar, married (b) daughter of Rao Kalyan Mal of Bikaner, and had issue.
    • Maharawal Bhim Singh (qv)
    • Maharawal Kalyan Das (qv)
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Raja Rai Singhji of Bikaner.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Kunwar Prithviraj Singh of Bikaner.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Padshah Akbar, Emperor of Delhi.
  • Maharawal BHIM SINGH, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1578/1624, married (amongst others), sister of Raja Rai Singhji of Bikaner, and had issue.
    • Kunwar Nathu Singh
  • Maharawal KALYAN DAS, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1624/1634, married and had issue.
    • Maharawal Manohar Das (qv)
  • Maharawal MANOHAR DAS, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1634/1648, married and had issue.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharana Jai Singhji of Udaipur.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharaja Gaj Singhji of Jodhpur.
  • Maharawal RAMCHANDRA, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1648/1651
  • Maharawal SABAL SINGH, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1651/1661, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Ratan Singh of Kanod
    • Maharawal Amar Singh (qv)
    • Baisa (name unknown), married Maharana Jagat Singhji of Mewar.
    • Baisa Maha Kanwar [Rani Maha Kanwar of Khandela], married (as his second wife), Raja Bahadur Singh of Khandela, and had issue, one son.
  • Maharawal AMAR SINGH, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1661/1702, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharawal Jaswant Singh (qv)
    • Maharaj Hari Singh
    • Maharaj Deep Singh
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharana Raj Singhji of Mewar.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharaja Ajit Singhji of Jodhpur.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married married to Raja Surya Mall of Banera in Udaipur State as his second wife.
  • Maharawal JASWANT SINGH, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1702/1708, married and had issue, five sons.
    • Maharaj Jagat Singh, married (amongst others), a daughter of Maharana Jai Singhji of Mewar, and had issue, three sons. He died after 1722.
      • Maharawal Budh Singh (qv)
      • Maharawal Akhay Singh (qv)
      • Maharaj Jorawar Singh, he was granted the Jagir of Satto in Jaisalmer as his share of the patrimony; married and had issue.
        • Thakur Kishan Singh, Thakur Sahib of Satto; married and had issue.
          • Thakur Raghunath Singh, Thakur Sahib of Satto; married and had issue.
            • Thakur Ram Singh, Thakur Sahib of Satto; married and had issue.
              • Thakur Amar Singh, Thakur Sahib of Satto; married and had issue.
                • Thakur Chaman Singh, Thakur Sahib of Satto; married and had issue.
                  • Thakur Dhan Singh, Thakur Sahib of Satto; married and had issue.
                    • Thakur Tanerao Singh, Thakur Sahib of Satto; married and had issue.
                      • Thakur Khet Singh, Thakur Sahib of Satto; married and has issue, three sons.
                        • Kunwar Gulab Singh, married Kunwarani Puariji Dev Kunwar, daughter of Thakur Hari Singhji of Thoor in Marwar, and has issue.
                          • Kunwarani Mahendra Kunwar, married 20th February 1994, Kunwar Giriraj Singh, son of Maharaj Bhupendra Vijay Singh of Mohkampura, Kushalgarh.
                          • (A) Bhanwar Sawai Singh, adopted by Kunwar Gulab Singh, and son of Kunwar Swaroop Singh, married 23rd November 2010, Bhanwarani Sodhji Suraj Kunwar, daughter of Thakur Chug Singh Sodha of Khuri in Jaisalmer State.
                        • Kunwar Janak Singh, married Kunwarani Sodhiji Rasal Kunwar, daughter of Thakur Zor Singh of Umarkot, Sindh, and has issue.
                          • Bhanwar Mahendra Singh Bhati, married 12th December 2010, Kunwarani Bidawatji Archana Kunwar, daughter of Thakur Devendra Singhji of Tada, Bikaner State.
                          • Kunwarani Laxmi Kunwar, married 27nd November 2004, Kunwar Pushpendra Singh, son of Thakur Gopal Singhji of Nenya, Marwar.
                        • Kunwar Swaroop Singh, married Kunwarani Sodhiji Manohar Kunwar, daughter of Thakur Zor Singh of Umarkot, Sindh, and has issue.
                          • Kunwar Sawai Singh, adopted by his uncle, Kunwar Gulab Singh (see above).
                          • Kunwar Shakti Singh
                          • Kunwar Kalyan Singh
    • Maharaj Surat Singh, he was granted the Jagir of Bhadariya as his share of the patrimony.
    • Maharaj Ishwar Singh, he was granted the Jagir of Lathi as his share of the patrimony, married and had issue.
      • Maharaj Guman Singh, adopted Maharaj Ratan Singh, younger son of Maharawal Akhay Singh (see below).
    • Maharaj Tej Singh, he was granted the Jagir of Lawarki as his share of the patrimony. He died after 1722.
    • Maharaj Sardar Singh, he was grantedthe Jagir of Khariya as his share of the patrimony.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharana Sangram Singhji II of Mewar.
  • Maharawal BUDH SINGH, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1708/1722, married and had issue. He died .
    • Kunwar Sawai Singh, born about 1719, died .
  • Maharawal AKHAY SINGH, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1722/1762, married (amongst others), daughter of Maharaja Ajit Singhji of Jodhpur, and had issue.
    • Maharawal Mulraj Singh II (qv)
    • Maharaj Padam Singh of Tota
    • Maharaj Khusal Singh
    • Maharaj Ratan Singh, adopted by Maharaj Guman Singhji of Lathi.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharaj Bakht Singh of Jodhpur-Nagore.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharaja Gaj Singhji of Bikaner.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Kunwar Raj Singh of Bikaner.
  • Maharawal MULRAJ SINGH II, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1762/1819, ascended the throne on 22nd October 1762, married 11 wives, amongst whom (a), Maharani Roop Kunwar of Kishangarh, married (b), Maharani Phool Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Shyam Singh of Kharda, and had issue, three sons and three daughters. He died .
    • Maharaj Rai Singh, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Abhai Singh (poisoned)
      • Kunwar Jhalam Singh (poisoned)
      • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharaja Bhim Singhji of Jodhpur.
    • Maharaj Lal Singh
    • Maharaj Jait Singh, married and had issue. He died after 1820.
      • Maharaj Maha Singh, married and had issue. He died before 1820 from a fall from his horse.
        • Maharaj Tej Singh, in exile at Bikaner, married and had issue.
          • Maharaj Bhim Singh
          • Maharaj Man Singh, Thakur Sahib of Eta, born about 1846, he adopted Kunwar Jawahir Singh, son of Maharaj Sardar Singh (see below), prior to 1914; married and had issue. He died spm.
            • (A) HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Sir Jawahir Singh Bahadur (qv)
            • Rani Hari Kanwar, married (as his first wife), 1900, Maharaj Ratan Singhji Sahib of Raoti, and had issue.
        • Maharaj Devi Singh, in exile at Bikaner, married and had issue.
          • Maharaj Umed Singh, married and had issue.
            • Maharaj Sardar Singh, married and had issue. He died before 1894.
              • Maharaj Jashwant Singh, born about 1878, married and had issue.
                • Maharaj Gopal Singh, married and had issue.
                  • Maharaj Khengar Singh, married and had issue.
                    • Rajkumar Mahendra Singh
                    • Rajkumari Padam Kumari
              • HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Sir Jawahir Singh Bahadur (qv)
            • Maharaj Salam Singhji of Nachana, born about 1860, married Rani Badal Kanwar of Lunar, and had issue.
              • Maharaj Sultan Singhji of Nachana, married Rani Phool Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Sultan Singhji of Peelwa, and had issue.
                • Maharaj Govardhan Singhji Sahib of Nachana, married 1stly, Rani Saheba Sajjan Kanwar, died sp, daughter of Maharajkumar Fatehsinghji Jaswantsinghji of Danta, married 2ndly, Rani Saheba Anand Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Vijay Singhji of Kanana, and had issue, five children.
                  • Baijilal Ratan Kumari [Rani Ratan Kanwar of Jaoli], married 2nd July 1971 in Jaisalmer, Raja Ashok Singhji of Jaoli, and has issue, one son and one daughter.
                  • Baijilal Chandra Kumari, married Lt.-Col. Randhir Singhji of Deogarh.
                  • Maharaj Kishan Singhji of Nachana, married Rani Surya Prabha, daughter of Thakur Shivdan Singhji of Ladana, and has issue.
                    • Baijilal Divya Prabha, born about 1977, married 27th November 2009, Kunwar Kushagra Singh, son of Kunwar Sahib Basant Singhji of Chaugain, and his wife, Kunwarani Vibha Kumari of Narwar.
                    • Rajkumar Vikram Singh, born about 1979, married 27th January 2008, Rajkumari Meghna Kumari, daughter of Maharaj Abhay Bahadur Singhji of Sirmur, and his wife, Rani Kunjana Singh, and has issue, two daughters.
                      • Baijilal Gayatri Kumari, born .
                      • Baijilal Sanyogita Kumari, born .
                    • Rajkumar Shakti Singh
                  • Baijilal Vijaya Kumari, married Thakur Bhupendra Singhji of Kotharia in Udaipur.
                  • Baijilal Mahendra Kumari, married Thakur Govind Singhji of Kotharia in Udaipur.
              • Baijilal Hawa Kanwar [Naini Baisa], married Maharaj Ganga Singhji of Thana in Alwar, and had issue.
                • Rajkumar Tej Singhji Sahib, he succeeded as HH Shri Sawai Maharaja Sir Tej Singhji Dev Bahadur of Alwar (qv)
                • Rajkumari Saheba Inder Kanwar
              • Baijilal (name unknown) [Aklu Baisa], married Maharaj Ganga Singhji of Thana in Alwar.
            • Maharaj Khushal Singh, born about 1864, adopted into Lathi, married and had issue.
              • HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Salivahan Singh III Bahadur (qv)
              • Rajkumar Dan Singh, died sp.
            • Baiji Lal (name unknown), married 1881, Thakur Akhai Singh of Thikana Shergarh in Jodhpur, and had issue, two sons.
          • Maharaj Anar Singh of Gajwara, married and had issue.
            • Maharaj Sheodan Singh of Lakhama, born about 1858, married and had issue.
              • Maharaj Narayan Singh, adopted, married and had issue.
                • Maharaj Mahendra Singh, married and has issue.
                  • Rajkumar Dushyant Singh, married Rajkumarani Pikoo Singh, and has issue.
                    • Bhanwar Maaghvendra Singh
                    • Kumari Mrigaangni Singh
                  • Baijilal Harendra Kumari, married Kunwar Bhupender Singh of Kakuwala, and has issue.
            • Maharaj Arjun Singh, adopted by Thakur Himmat Singh of Nimbodia-Jaipur, married and had issue.
              • Thakur Hari Singh, married and had issue.
                • Thakur Vijay Singh
                • Thakur Abhay Singh
        • Maharawal Gaj Singh (qv)
        • Maharaj Fateh Singh
        • Maharaj Jodh Singh
        • Maharaj Kesari Singh of Nachana, Regent of Jaisalmer on behalf of his minor sons, married and had issue.
          • Kunwar Ranjit Singh, adopted by Maharawal Gaj Singh and succeded as Maharawal Ranjit Singh (qv)
          • Kunwar Bairi Sal, adopted and succeeded as Maharawal Bairi Sal (qv)
          • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharaja Takhat Singhji of Jodhpur.
        • Maharaj Chhatar Singh, married and had issue.
          • Kumari (name unknown), married HH Maharaja Pratap Singhji of Idar.
          • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharaj Fateh Singhji of Raoti.
        • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharao Ram Singhji of Kotah.
  • Maharawal GAJ SINGH, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1820/1846, born , succeeded 18th February 1820, married (amongst others) 1821, Maharajkumari Roop Kunwar, daughter of Maharana Bhim Singhji of Udaipur, and had adopted issue. He died ..
    • (A) Maharawal Ranjit Singh (qv)
  • Maharawal RANJIT SINGH, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1846/1864, married and had issue.
    • Maharajkumar Hari Singh
    • Maharajkumar Lal Singh
  • Maharawal BAIRI SAL, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1864/1891, born , married (amongst others), (a), Maharani Raj Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Shivdan Singhji of Daspan, married (b), in December 1873, a daughter of the Maharawal of Dungarpur. He died sp 14th January 1891 or 10th March 1891.
  • HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal SALIVAHAN SINGH III Bahadur, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1891/1914, born as Kunwar Shyam Singh on 12th June 1887, son of Thakur Khushal Singh, Thakur of Lathi, succeeded 10th March 1891 by adoption, married 1stly, 16th February 1907, HH Maharani Het Kanwar Bai, born at Sirohi, daughter of HH Maharao Kesari Singhji Bahadur of Sirohi, by his third wife, HH Maharani Man Kanwar, married 2ndly, 25th November 1913, HH Maharani Gulab Kunwarba Sahiba, daughter of HH Raj Sahib Mansinhji II Ranmalsinhji of Dhrangadhra, by his fourth wife, HH Rani Kasi Kunwarba Sahiba. He died sp 11th or 14th April 1914.
  • HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Sir JAWAHIR SINGH Bahadur, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1914/1949, born , K.C.S.I. [cr.1918], son of Thakur Sardar Singh, adopted by Thakur Man Singh of Eta in 1889, and later adopted by his predecessor, succeeded 26th June 1914, married 1stly, HH Maharani Sahib Laxmi Kanwar, married 2ndly, HH Maharani Sahib Jadau [Het] Kanwar of Amarkot, died sp, married 3rdly, HH Maharani Sahib Kalyan Kanwar, daughter of Maharaj Rang Raj Singh and grand-daughter of Maharao Ram Singhji of Bundi, and had issue. He died 17th February 1949.
    • HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Girdhar Singh Bahadur (by 1st wife) (qv)
    • Maharaj Hukam Singh (by 3rd wife), born , married 1948, Rani Girdhar Kumari, born , daughter of Maharaj Virbhadrasinghji of Dungarpur, and has issue.
      • Raj Kumar Dr. Jitendra Singh, born , married 24th January 1977, Kunwarani Pratibha Kumari, daughter of Raja Vikram Shah of Khutar (Uttar Pradesh) and has issue.
        • Raj Kumari Vandana Kumari
        • Raj Kumar Bhanwar Shivendra Singh
      • Rajkumari Divya Kumari, married Rao Dalel Singh, born , son of Raja Kalyan Singhji of Bhinai, and his wife, Rani Phool Kumari, and has issue.
  • HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal GIRDHAR SINGH Bahadur, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1949/1950, born , educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; succeeded to the gadi in February 1949, married 1stly, 1926, HH Maharani Sahib Damayanti Devi, died , daughter of HH Shri Huzur Raja Sir Arjun Singhji Sahib Bahadur of Narsinghgarh, and had issue, two sons and three daughters, married 2ndly, 1927, HH Maharani Sahib Hawa Kanwar, died , daughter of Thakur Bher Singh of Amarkot, and had issue, one daughter. He died .
    • HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Raghunath Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Rani Sahib Harsha Kumari, born , married 1947, Maharaj Sahib Hari Singhji of Jodhpur, and had issue. She died .
    • Maharani Sahib Sugankanwar Devi, born , married 1954, the late Maharao Sahib Shri Pratap Singhji of Vijaynagar, Gujarat and has issue.
    • HH Maharani Rukmani Devi (by 2nd wife), born , married 1964, HH Maharana Shri Raghubir Sinhji of Rajpipla.
    • HH Thakorani Sahib Hemant Devi, born , married (as his first wife), 1960 (div.), HH Thakore Sahib Shri Chhatrasalji Digvijaysinhji of Limbdi, and has issue.
    • Maharaj Sahib Chandra Vir Singh Bhati, born , married 1967, Rani Sahib Renuka Devi, daughter of Dr. M. G. Sarin, and had issue. He died .
      • Baijilal Gayatri Kumari Devi, married 1985 (div.2004), Thakur Rahul Kumar Singh, and has issue.
        • Kanwar Vijayraj Singh Jaisalmer
      • Baijilal Yogeshwari Bhati (Anjali) of Jaisalmer, married 1stly 25th April 1993 (divorced now), Maharaj Prithviraj Singh of Idar, divorced 8th May 2009. Married 2ndly to Sahebzada Omar Faruq Ali of Bhopal on 19th May 2014.
      • Baijilal Kirti Kumari Devi, married 2000, Thakur Vijay Singh Jodha, and has issue.
        • Kanwar Dhruv Singh Jodha, born .
        • Kanwar Vijit Singh Jodha, born .
      • Maharaj Eklavya Singh Bhati, married Rani Sarbani Shah of Nepal, and has issue.
        • Baijilal Bhairavi Kumari
        • Baijilal Vaibhavi Kumari
      • Maharaj Devraj Singh Bhati, married May 2008, Kunwarani Ankita Rathaur, and has issue.
        • Rajkumar Chandraveer Singh Bhati, born .
  • HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal RAGHUNATH SINGH Bahadur, Maharawal of Jaisalmer 1950/1982, born , married 27th April 1950, HH Maharani Mukut Rajya Lakshmi Devi, daughter of General Shri Sharada Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal, born , and had issue, 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died .
    • HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Brijraj Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaj Prithviraj Singh, born , died unmarried 8th December 1997.
    • HH Maharani Chandra Kumari, born , married 1973, HH Maharaja Vikram Singhji of Sailana, Madhya Pradesh and has issue.
    • Maharajkumari Baijilal Yadunandini, born , married 1975, Rajkumar Dinraj Pratap Singh of Kasmanda, and has issue.
    • Maharajkumari Baijilal Sushma Kumari, born , married 1st March 1978 (div.), Rajkumar Devrajsinhji Virendrasinhji of Dhrangadhra in Gujarat, married 2ndly, Raja Chandra Vijay Singh of Sahaspur, and has issue, (by 1st husband).
    • HH Maharani Rashmi Kumari, born , married 1984, HH Maharaja Praveen Chandra Bhanj Deo of Mayurbhanj.
  • HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal BRIJRAJ SINGH Bahadur, Maharawal of Jaisalmer (see above)
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