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Dynasty

Bhonsle

Clan

Ghorpade

State

Bombay

Gun Salutes

9

Agency

Deccan States Agency

Accession

8th March 1948

Revenue

INR 5 lakhs

Area

508 Square Kilometers km²

Population

52,163 (1892)

Privy Purse

INR 50,454

Hindi Name

मुधोल

Last Updated

2nd Apr, 2015

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Flag of Mudhol
VACANT since 1984.
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History

A Second Class state founded about 1400. The rulers claim descent from the Ranas of Chittor about 1300. The Raja is first in order of precedence within the agency.
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Genealogy

  • Rana BHAIRAVJI [Bosaji], 1st Rana of Mudhol, granted the Jagir of Mudhol, comprising 84 villages on the 25th, Rabilaval, 800H, with this ruler the family came to use Bhosale or Bhonsle as a family name, married and had issue. He died after 800H (ca1394).
    • Rana Devraj Singh (qv)
    • Shri Karan Singh, died 815H
  • Rana DEVRAJ SINGH, 2nd Rana of Mudhol c1394/c1420, married and had issue. He died 825H
    • Rana Ugrasen (qv)
    • Shri Pratap Singh, died after 1460.
  • Rana UGRASEN, 3rd Rana of Mudhol c1420/1453, married and had issue. He died .
    • Rana Karan Singh (qv)
    • Shri Shubha Krishna, he was granted a jagir in Mirat province, his descendants retained Bhonsle as their family name and were ancestors of the rulers of Kolhapur, Nagpur, Sattara and Tanjore.
  • Rana KARAN SINGH, 4th Rana of Mudhol 1453/1469, married and had issue.
    • Raja Bhim Singh (qv)
  • Raja BHIM SINGH, 5th Raja of Mudhol 1469/- , he was granted the title of Raja Ghorpade Bahadur, henceforth his successors used Raja as their title, and Ghorpade as their family name, married and had issue.
    • Raja Kheloji Ghorpade (qv)
  • Raja KHELOJI GHORPADE, 6th Raja of Mudhol -/1514, married and had issue.
    • Raja Maloji Ghorpade I (qv)
  • Raja MALOJI GHORPADE I, 7th Raja of Mudhol 1514/-, married and had issue.
    • Raja Akhaisingh Ghorpade (qv)
  • Raja AKHAISINGH GHORPADE, 8th Raja of Mudhol -/-, married and had issue.
    • Raja Karansingh Ghorpade (qv)
    • Shri Bhimsingh Ghorpade, died .
  • Raja KARANSINGH GHORPADE, 9th Raja of Mudhol -/1565, married and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Cholaraj Ghorpade (qv)
  • Raja CHOLARAJ GHORPADE, 10th Raja of Mudhol 1565/1578, received a mansab of 7000 foot, as well as 26 villages in Vijayanagar provinces and 40 more to the south of Shira, he married and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Piraji Ghorpade (qv)
    • Shri Vallabhasinh Cholaraj Ghorpade, ancestor of the Royal Families of Kapshi, Gajendragad and Dattawad.
    • Shri Kanoji Cholaraj Ghorpade, ancestor of the Rajas of Sandur.
  • Raja PIRAJI GHORPADE, 11th Raja of Mudhol -/-, married and had issue.
    • Raja Prataprao Ghorpade (qv)
  • Raja PRATAPRAO GHORPADE [Nahuji], 12th Raja of Mudhol -/1645, died .
  • Raja BAJIRAJE GHORPADE, 13th Raja of Mudhol 1645/ca1666, married and had issue, four wives and six sons were killed about 1666. He was killed about 1666.
    • Shrimant Raja Malojirao Ghorpade I (qv)
    • Shri Shankroji Ghorpade [Jaisingh], died /1667 near Tasgaon.
  • Shrimant Raja MALOJI GHORPADE I, 14th Raja of Mudhol ca1666/1700, during his rule, the jagir became an independent state in 1670, married and had issue. He died .
    • Shrimant Raja Akhayajirao Malojirao Ghorpade (qv)
  • Shrimant Raja AKHAYAJIRAO MALOJIRAO GHORPADE, 15th Raja of Mudhol 1700/1734, Governor of Bijapur -/1734, married and had issue. He died .
    • Shrimant Raja Pirajirao Akhayajirao Ghorpade (qv)
    • Shri Bajirao Akhayajirao Ghorpade
  • Shrimant Raja PIRAJIRAO AKHAYAJIRAO GHORPADE, 16th Raja of Mudhol 1734/-, married and had issue. He died about 1738.
    • Shrimant Raja Malojirao Pirajirao Ghorpade III (qv)
    • Shrimant Sahib Shankrojirao Pirajirao Ghorpade, received lands in Bilgi, Bidri and Tikota.
      • Several Generations
        • Shrimant Raja Sankhraji of Bilgi, he died whereupon the jagir was resumed by the British government.
  • Shrimant Raja MALOJIRAO PIRAJIRAO GHORPADE III, 17th Raja of Mudhol -/1805, Governor of Bijapur 1738/-, married (a), a Rajput lady, married (b), another Rajput lady, married (c), a lady from Pole, married (d), a lady from Kathiawar, married (e), a Parmar lady, and married (f), a Solanki lady, and had issue. He died .
    • Shrimant Sahib Govindrao Raje Malojirao Ghorpade (by 1st wife), married and had issue. He died about 1770.
      • Shrimant Raja Narayanrao Gpvindrao Ghorpade (qv)
    • Shrimant Sahib Maharrao Malojirao Ghorpade (by 1st wife)
    • Shrimant Sahib Bajirao Malojirao Ghorpade (by 2nd wife)
    • Shrimant Sahib Ranojirao Malojirao Ghorpade (by 3rd wife), married and had issue. He died .
      • Shrimant Sahib Nahirjirao Ranojirao Ghorpade, he was granted the Jagir of Padsalgi.
  • Shrimant Raja NARAYANRAO GOVINDRAO GHORPADE, 18th Raja of Mudhol 1805/1815, married 1stly, a Solanki Rani (Senior Queen), married 2ndly, a Parmar Rani (Junior Queen), and had issue. He died .
    • Shrimant Raja Vyankatrao Narayanrao Ghorpade I (by 1st wife) (qv)
    • Shrimant Sahib Laxmanrao Ghorpade (by 1st wife), married Rani Laxmi Bai Saheb, married and had issue. He died after 1845.
      • Shrimant Sahib Narayanrao Ghorpade
    • Shrimant Sahib Govindrao Ghorpade (by 2nd wife), eldest son, though by the Junior Queen, contested the succession unsuccessfully, died at the Battle of Ashtee.
  • Shrimant Raja VYANKATRAO NARAYANRAO GHORPADE I, 19th Raja of Mudhol 1815/1854, married and had issue. He died .
    • Shrimant Raja Balwantrao Vyankatrao Ghorpade (qv)
  • Shrimant Raja BALWANTRAO VYANKATRAO GHORPADE, 20th Raja of Mudhol 1854/1862, born , married 1857, a daughter of the Chief of Torgal, and his wife, Rani Ahilya Bai Sahib, and had issue. He died .
    • HH Shrimant Raja Meherban Vyankatrao Balwantrao Raje Ghorpade [Bala Saheb] (qv)
    • Rani Radhabai Sahib, born , married Meherban Shrimant Rajamanya Rajashri Jaisinhrao Narayanrao [Abasaheb] Ghatge Sarjerao Vajarat-ma-ab, 4th Chief of Kagal-Senior, and had issue. She died .
  • HH Shrimant Raja Meherban VYANKATRAO BALWANTRAO RAJE GHORPADE II [BALA SAHEB], 21st Raja of Mudhol 1862/1900, born , succeeded 27th March 1862, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; established a regular system of government in the State, married and had issue. He died .
    • HH Shrimant Raja Meherban Sir Malojirao Vyankatrao Ghorpade IV [Nana Saheb] (qv)
    • Rajkumar Laxman Singh, died after 1938.
  • HH Shrimant Raja Meherban Sir MALOJIRAO VYANKATRAO GHORPADE IV [NANA SAHEB], 22nd Raja of Mudhol 1900/1937 (abdicated), born , K.C.I.E. [cr.1920], Hon. 2nd Lieutenant Indian Army, served with the British Forces in Egypt 1914/1918; he was granted the title of Raja as a hereditary distinction on 3rd June 1922; married 1stly, a sister of Col. HH Maharaja Shri Sir Udajirao II Puar Bahadur of Dhar, married 2ndly, a daughter of the Jadeja Giras family of Kathiawar, and had issue, two sons and one daughter.
    • HH Shrimant Raja Bhairavsinhrao Malojirao Ghorpade II (qv)
  • HH Shrimant Raja BHAIRAVSINHRAO MALOJIRAO GHORPADE II, 23rd and last Raja of Mudhol 1937/1984, born and succeeded 9th November 1937 as the 23rd Raja of Mudhol, married 1stly, Rani Pramila Raje of Rajkot, ?married 2ndly, Rani Indira Raje, and had issue. He died in a car accident.
    • Rajkumari Menaka Raje Bhonsle
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