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Dynasty

State

Rajasthan

Gun Salutes

15

Agency

Rajputana Agency

Accession

7th April 1949

Area

2,258 Square Kilometers km²

Privy Purse

INR 136,000

Army

86,000 (1931)

Hindi Name

किशनगढ़

Also known as

Kishengarh

Last Updated

28th Jul, 2017

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HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja BRAJRAJ SINGH Bahadur, 20th Maharaja Sahib of Kishangarh since 16th February 1971. born in Kishangarh, married 9th November 1981, HH Maharani Meenakshi Devi, daughter of the Thakur Sahib of Gagret, and has issue, two daughters.
  • Maharajkumari Vaishnavi Kumari, married 25th January 2011 in Kishangarh, Kumar Shri Padmanav Sinh Jadeja, son of Rajkumar Upendrasinhji Shivrajsinhji of Gondal.
  • Maharajkumari Sarveshwari Kumari
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History

The state was founded in 1611. The Maharaja maintains a military force of 499 cavalry, 2000 infantry, and 51 guns, and is entitled to a salute of 15 guns (as of 1892).
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Genealogy

  • Raja KISHAN SINGH, 1st Raja of Kishangarh 1611/1615, born , son of Maharaja Udai Singh of Jodhpur, married and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Sahas Mal (qv)
    • Rajkumar Bhar Mal, married and had issue.
      • Raja Rup Singh (qv)
  • Raja SAHAS MAL, 2nd Raja of Kishangarh 1615/1618, married and had issue.
    • Raja Jag Mal (qv)
    • Raja Hari Singh (qv)
  • Raja JAG MAL, 3rd Raja of Kishangarh 1618/1628
  • Raja HARI SINGH, 4th Raja of Kishangarh 1628/1644
  • Raja RUP SINGH, 5th Raja of Kishangarh 1644/1658, built Roopangarh Fort in 1649, married and had issue.
    • Raja Man Singh (qv)
    • Generations
      • Maharaj Kalparanji fl.1809
        • Generation
          • Maharaj Shri Prithvi Singh fl.1857
            • Maharaj Shahi Singh C.I.E.
  • Raja MAN SINGH, 6th Raja of Kishangarh 1658/1706, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Raj Singh (qv)
  • Maharaja RAJ SINGH, 7th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1706/1748, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Samant Singh (qv)
    • Maharaja Bahadur Singh (qv)
    • Maharaj Vir Singhji (fifth son), he was granted six villages (Gangwana, Uttra, Mangra, Mangri, Sarara and Arkada) by the Maharaja of Gwalior for his bravery at the Battle of Panipat, married Rani Chand Kunwar, born , died , daughter of Rao Raja Sahib Shri Raj Singh of Sikar, and had issue, two sons (see Ralawata). He died .
  • Maharaja SAMANT SINGH, 8th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1748/1757, born , married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Sardar Singh (qv)
  • Maharaja SARDAR SINGH, 9th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1757/1766
  • Maharaja BAHADUR SINGH, 10th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1766/1781, ancestor of the Fatehgarh, Dhos, Kacholia and Zorawarpura families, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Birad Singh (qv)
    • Maharaj Bhag Singh, married and had issue.
      • Maharaj Chand Singh, married and had issue.
        • Maharaj Bhopal Singh of Fatehgarh, married and had issue.
          • Rajkumari (name unknown) [Rani Jodhpuriji of Banera], married (as his first wife), Raja Sangram Singh of Banera, and had issue, one daughter.
        • Maharaj Gopal Singh of Zorawarpura, married and had issue.
          • Maharaj Bairi Sal of Zorawarpura, married and had issue.
            • Maharaj Kesri Singh of Zorawarpura, married and had issue.
              • Maharaj Gulab Singh of Zorawarpura, married and had issue.
                • Maharaj Budh Singh of Zorawarpura, married and had issue.
                  • HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Sumer Singhji Bahadur (qv)
                • Rajkumari Brijraj Kanwar [?married Thakur Jait Singh of Khandela-Junior, born (17th April 1902), died , and had issue.]
                • generations
                  • Maharaj Jagjit Singh Sahib, married Baiji Lal Kamlesh Kanwar, eldest daughter of Raja Sahib Prahlad Singhji, Raja of Jaoli, and his wife, Rani Saubhagya Kanwar, and has issue, one son.
                  • Maharaj Samrath Singh Sahib, married Baiji Lal Mithlesh Kumari, second daughter of Raja Sahib Prahlad Singhji, Raja of Jaoli, and his wife, Rani Saubhagya Kanwar, and has issue, three daughters.
      • Maharaj Bhim Singh, received Fatehgarh in jagir (18 villages, 50,000Rs revenue in 1893), married and had issue.
        • [?Kumari (name unknown), married Maharajkumar Dip Singh of Pratapgarh, and had issue.]
        • Several generations
          • Maharaj Govardhan Singh of Fatehgarh -/1883, married and had adoptive issue.
              (A) Maharaj Man Singh of Fatehgarh 1883/-, adoptive son and second cousin, born about 1873, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; married Rani Vijay Kanwar, daughter of Rawat Amar Singhji of Meja.
        • Several generations
          • HH Maharaja Prithvi Singh (see below)
    • Maharani Swaroop Kunwari, married Maharawat Sawant Singh of Pratapgarh, and had issue.
  • Maharaja BIRAD SINGH, 11th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1781/1788, adopted by Raja Sardar Singh, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Pratap Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumari (name unknown), married (as his fourth wife), Raja Hameer Singh of Banera.
  • Maharaja PRATAP SINGH, 12th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1788/1797, married and had issue.
    • Maharaja Kalyan Singh (qv)
  • Maharaja KALYAN SINGH, 13th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1797/1832, married and had issue.
    • Maharaja Mokham Singh (qv)
  • Maharaja MOKHAM SINGH, 14th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1832/1840, married Maharajkumari Keekabai, daughter of Maharana Bhim Singh of Udaipur.
  • HH Maharaja PRITHVI SINGH, 15th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1840/1879, born , he was adopted from the Fatehgarh family, married a daughter of Rajadhiraj Madho Singh of Shahpura, and had issue. He died .
    • HH Maharaja Sadul Singh (qv)
    • Maharaj Jawan Singh of Karkheri (an estate of 8 villages and an income of 32,000Rs, granted in 1878), born , married Rani Takhat Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Anand Singh of Mandawa-Junior, and his wife, Thakurani Gopal Kanwar, and had issue.
      • HH Maharaja Yagyanarayan Singh (see below)
      • Rajkumari (name unknown), engaged to the younger brother of the Maharao of Bundi (1892)
    • Maharaj Raghunath Singh of Dhasuk (6 villages and 20,000Rs), born , succeded to the estate of Dhasuk by adoption in 1883; C.I.E. [cr.1911]. He died after 1914.
    • Maharajkumari (name unknown), married HH Maharana Sajjan Singh of Udaipur.
    • Maharajkumari (name unknown), married 1877, HH Shri Sawai Maharaja Sir Mangal Singh Virendra Shiromani Dev of Alwar.
    • Maharajkumari (name unknown), married 1881, HH Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh II of Jaipur. She died .
    • Maharajkumari (name unknown), born , married HH Maharaja Rana Zalim Singh of Jhalawar. She died sp in 1900.
  • HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja SADUL SINGH Bahadur G.C.I.E., 16th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1879/1900, born , he succeeded to the gadi on 25th December 1879, he was created a Knight Grand Commander of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire on 1st January 1892, married 1stly, 1870, the eldest daughter of Rao Umaid Singhji II of Sirohi, married 2ndly, (name unknown), and had issue. He died .
    • Maharajkumar (name unknown) Singh (by 1st wife), died aged five years, in March 1880.
    • HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Sir Madan Singhji Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharajkumari (name unknown) Kunwar, married 8th December 1897, Col. HH Raj Rishi Shri Maharaja Sawai Sir Jai Singh Virendra Shiromani Dev Bharat Dharam Prabhakar of Alwar. She died .
    • Rao Raja Anand Singh (by 2nd wife), born at Kishangarh in 1874, died , having had issues, two sons.
      • Rao Raja Bijai Jubileelal Singh, born , educated at Mayo College Ajmer. Named in honor of the Diamond Jubilee of the Queen Empress Victoria. He was granted the jagir of Thal.
      • Rao Raja Vankat Raman Ramanuj Prasad Singh, born .
  • Lt.-Col. HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Sir MADAN SINGH Bahadur, 17th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1900/1926, born , K.C.I.E. [cr.1909] ,K.C.S.I. [cr.1911], married 1stly 1904, HH Maharani Ankaran Bai, daughter of HH 108 Sri Maharaj Adhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Ravi Kula Bushana-Mahi Mahindra Yavadarya Kula Kamaldhivakara Chattis Rajkul Singar Maharana Shri Sir Fateh Singhji Bahadur Hindua Suraj Hindupati, Maharana of Udaipur, married 2ndly, HH Maharani Yeshwant Kunverba, daughter of Thakur Raisinhji Jijibhai of Khirasra, and had issue. He died .
    • Maharajkumari (name unknown) Kunwar, married 18th February 1925, HH Bandhwesh Maharaja Sir Ghulab Singh Bahadur of Rewa.
    • HH Maharani Manhar Kunwar, born , married 8th March 1928, HH Rai-Rayan Maharawal Shri Sir Lakshman Singhji Bahadur of Dungarpur, and had issue. She died .
    • HH Maharani Rajendra Kunverba, married HH Maharajadhiraj Mirzan Maharao Shri Madansinhji Sawai Bahadur of Kutch.
  • HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja YAGYANARAYAN SINGH Bahadur, 18th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1926/1939, married and had issue. He died .
    • Yuvaraj Yatendra Singh, born , died .
    • HH Maharani Goverdhan Kumari, born , married HH Maharana Shri Krishnakumarsinhji Pravinsinhji of Sant, and has issue.
  • HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja SUMER SINGHJI Bahadur, 19th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1939/1971, born , son of Thakur Budh Singh, Jagirdar of Zorawarpura, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; married 30th January 1948, HH Maharani Sahiba Gita Kumari, daughter of Thakur Sahib Shri Sir Bahadursinhji Mansinhji of Palitana, and his wife HH Thakurani Sitaba Sahiba, and had issue. He died .
    • Maharajkumari Shree Kumari, born in Mumbai, married 18th January 1975 in New Delhi, Maharaj Saheb Ambikapratap Singhji of Banswara, and has issue.
      • Rajkumari Aditi Kumari
      • Rajkumari Vinati Kumari [HH Rani Vinati Kumari of Khilchipur], married 8th December 2004 at Jaipur, HH Raja Rao Bahadur Priyavrat Singh of Khilchipur.
    • Maharajkumari Nandini Kumari, born in Pune, married 30th June 1980 in New Delhi, Maharaj Saheb Madhavendra Bikram Singhji of Payagpur, and has issue.
      • Rajkumar Sharvendra Bikram Singh, born .
    • HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri Brajraj Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaj Saheb Shri Prithiviraj Singhji, born , married 10th November 1981 in New Delhi, Rani Jaishree Kumari, youngest daughter of HH Raja Rao Bahadur Yashodar Singh of Khilchipur, and his wife, HH Rani Saraswati Devi, and has issue, two sons.
      • Rajkumar Kraturaj Singh, born . Educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and HR College, Mumbai. Lives in Auckland, New Zealand.
      • Rajkumar Adhiraj Singh, born . Educated at Mayo College, Ajmer (2009 Batch), college from Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development. Working at Trident Hotel in Gurgaon.
  • HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Shri BRAJRAJ SINGH Bahadur (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Princess of Kishangarh, married Rao Raja Bishen Singh of Bundi.
  • Maharani Roop Kunwar, married Maharawal Mulraj Singhji II of Jaisalmer.
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