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Chhatrapati Shri UDAYANSINHRAJE PRATAPSINHRAJE BHONSLE, Raja of Satara ("Suruchi" 118 Shukrawar, Peth, Satara- 415002, Maharashtra, India) (Jalmandir Palace, Satara, Maharashtra, India), born , educated at The Doon School, Dehradun, at St. Peter's Boys School and at Fergusson College, Pune; M.L.A. (Maharashtra); Minister for Revenue for Maharashtra; elected to the 15th Lok Sabha in May 2009; married Rani Damayantiraje, and has issue, one son.
  • Rajkumar Veerpratapsinhraje Udayansinhraje Bhonsle
  • Rajkumari Nayantara Raje Bhonsle, born .
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Genealogy

The state was founded in 1674, and was annexed to British India due to failure of heirs. Rulers were....
  • Shrimant Babaji Bhonsle, Patil of Verul, married and had issue. He died .
    • Shrimant Vithoji Bhonsle, Jagirdar of Supa, married and had issue, eight sons, and ancestor of the Patils of Wavi.
      • Unknown Generations
        • Shrimant Trimbakji Bhonsle, Patil of Wavi, he was adopted by Maharaja Chhatrapati Rajaram Rao Bhonsle II (see below), married and had issue.
          • Maharaja Chhatrapati Shahuji Rao Bhonsle II (qv)
          • Shrimant Charatsinghraje Bhonsle, born , died .
    • Shrimant Bambuji Bhonsle
    • Shrimant Maloji Bhonsle, born , Jagirdar of Pune, Raja [cr.1595], married (amongst others) Rani Saheba Dipa Bai Nimbalkar [Uma Bai], sister of Vanangpal Jagpalrao Nimbalkar, Deshmukh of Phaltan, and had issue. He died at Indapur.
      • Raja Saheb Shahaji Bhonsle, born , married (amongst others) 1605 Rani Saheba Jijabai Jadhav, born , daughter of Sardar Lakhuji Jadhav of Sindhkhed, died , and had issue. He died .
        • Maharaja Chhatrapati Shivaji I Rao Bhonsle (qv)
        • Shrimant Sambhuji Bhonsle, born (1623), married and had issue. He died (1653).
          • Shrimant Suratsingh Bhonsle
          • Shrimant Umaji Bhonsle (adopted son)
        • Raja Chhatrapati Venkaji Bhonsle of Tanjore.
        • Shrimant Santaji Bhonsle (natural son)
        • Shrimant Pratapji Bhonsle (natural son)
        • Shrimant Raibhanji Bhonsle (natural son), died .
        • Shrimant Bhivji Bhonsle (natural son)
      • Shrimant Sharifji Bhonsle, married and had issue.
        • Shrimant Trimbakji Bhonsle, married and had issue.
          • Shrimant Vyankaji Trimbakji Bhonsle, married and had issue.
            • Shrimant Mankaji Vyankaji Bhonsle, married and had issue.
              • Shrimant Shahaji Mankajirao Bhonsle of Khanvatkar, married and had issue.
                • Shrimant Mankaji Shahajirao Bhonsle
                • Shrimant Sambhaji Shahajirao Bhonsle, married and had issue.
                  • Shrimant Ramchandrarao Sambhajirao Bhonsle, married and had issue.
                    • Shrimant Narayanrao Ramchandrarao Bhonsle, married and had issue.
                      • Shrimant Dinkarrao Narayanrao Bhonsle, married and had issue.
                        • Shrimant Narayanrao Dinkarrao Bhonsle, succeeded as Raja Chhatrapati Shivaji V Bhonsle of Kolhapur.
      • Shrimant Piraaji Bhonsle
  • Maharaja Chhatrapati SHIVAJI RAO BHONSLE I, Jagirdar of Pune and Supa, and 1st Raja of Satara 1674/1680, born in Shivneri near Pune, married (amongst others), Maharani Sai Bai, sister of Naik Bajaji I Nimbalkar of Phaltan, died , and had issue. He died in Rajgarh.
    • Maharaja Chhatrapati Rajaram Rao Bhonsle I (qv)
    • Shrimant Sakhu Bai, married Mahadji Nimbalkar, son of Naik Bajajirao Nimbalkar of Phaltan.
    • Maharaja Chhatrapati Shambhuji Rao Bhonsle I (qv)
  • Maharaja Chhatrapati SHAMBHUJI RAO BHONSLE I, Raja of Satara 1680/1689, born , married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Chhatrapati Shahuji Rao Bhonsle I (qv)
    • Shrimant Madhosinghraje Bhonsle (natural son)
    • Shrimant Madansinghraje Bhonsle (natural son)
  • Maharaja Chhatrapati RAJARAM RAO BHONSLE I, Raja of Satara 1689/1700, born , married (amongst others), 1stly 1679, Maharani Shrimant Janka Bai Raje Saheb, married 2ndly, 1683 Maharani Shrimant Tara Bai Raje Saheb, born , daughter of Hansaji Mohite [Hambir Rao], died , married 3rdly, Maharani Shrimant Rajas Bai Raje Saheb, married 4thly, Maharani Shrimant Ambika Bai Raje Saheb, and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Chhatrapati Shivaji Rao Bhonsle II (by Tarabai) (qv)
    • Maharaja Chhatrapati Shambhuji Rao Bhonsle II (by Rajasbai) (qv)
    • Shrimant Karansinghraje Bhonsle, died .
  • Maharaja Chhatrapati SHIVAJI RAO BHONSLE II, Raja of Satara 1700/1714, born , married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Chhatrapati Rajaram Rao Bhonsle II (qv)
  • Maharaja Chhatrapati SHAMBHUJI RAO BHONSLE II, Raja of Satara 1714/1731, born , 1st Chhatrapati of Kolhapur, married (amongst others) Maharani Jiji Bai, died , and had issue. He died .
  • Maharaja Chhatrapati SHAHUJI RAO BHONSLE I, Raja of Satara 1731/1749, born , died spl on 15th December 1749.
    • Shrimant Yesajiraje Bhonsle (natural son), married nad had issue.
      • Shrimant Balgopaljiraje Bhonsle of Shirol.
    • Shrimant Kusajiraje Bhonsle (natural son)
  • Maharaja Chhatrapati RAJARAM RAO BHONSLE II, Raja of Satara 1749/1777, born , died .
  • Maharaja Chhatrapati SHAHUJI RAO BHONSLE II, Raja of Satara 1777/1808, born as Vithoji Bhonsle, son of Trimbakji Bhonsle, Patil of Wavi, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Chhatrapati Pratapsinha Rao Bhonsle (qv)
    • Shrimant Ramchandra [alias Bhausaheb] Bhonsle, born .
    • Maharaja Chhatrapati Shahuji Rao Bhonsle III (qv)
  • Maharaja Chhatrapati PRATAPSINHA RAO BHONSLE, Raja of Satara 1808/1839, born , died sp 1847.
  • Maharaja Chhatrapati SHAHUJI RAO APPA SAHEB BHONSLE III, Raja of Satara 1839/1848, born , married 16 wives, leaving issue, two daughters and six sons by concubines. He died [?October 1855].
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  • Chhatrapati Shrimant SHAHUMAHARAJ BHONSLE, Raja of Satara, born , in the 11th generation descended from Maharaja Chhatrapati Shivaji Rao Bhonsle I, married 7th May 1939 in Dhar, Rani Urmila Devi [Sumitraraje] of Dhar, and had issue.
    • Chhatrapati Shrimant Pratapsinhraje Shahumaharaj Bhonsle [Dada Maharaj] (qv)
    • Shrimant Abhaysinhraje Shahumaharaj Bhonsle, born in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh; educated at Satara College, Satara, Maharashtra (B.A.); M.L.A. (Maharashtra) 1978/1980; Minister of State, Home, Irrigation, Command Area Development Authority and Agriculture, Maharashtra 1980/1982; Minister of State, Co-operation, Maharashtra 1983/85; Minister of State, General Administration and Public Works, Maharashtra 1985/1986; Minister of State, Home and Prisons, Maharashtra 1985/- ; Minister of State, General Administration and Public Works Department, Maharashtra 1985/1986; Cabinet Minister, Cooperation, Maharashtra 1988/1990; Cabinet Minister, Rural Development, Maharashtra 1991/-; Cabinet Minister, Cooperation, Maharashtra 1993/1995; Member of 12th Lok Sabha 1998/-; Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution and its Sub-Committee-B on Department of Sugar and Edible Oils 1998/1999; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs; Member of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research Society 1998/1999; he married 26th February 1970, Arunaraje A. Bhonsle, and had issue, one son and one daughter. He died . ("Suruchi" 118 Shukrawar, Peth, Satara - 415002, Maharashtra, India)
      • Shrimant Shivendraraje Abhaysinhraje Bhonsle, married Vedantikaraje S. Bhonsle, and has issue, one daughter and one son.
        • Runaliraje Bhonsle
        • Shrimant Rudranilraje Bhonsle.
      • Ojaswitharaje Bhonsle, married to Shrimant Satyajitsinh Gaekwad of Baroda, former M.P. (Baroda), and has issue.
    • Shrimant Vijaysinh Shahumaharaj Bhonsle, presently working for British Telecom, married 1stly, a lady of the Sardar Jadhav family (sister of the Maharani of Baroda), married 2ndly, Shrimant Margaret (Raje Bhonsle), and has issue. (London, UK)
      • Shrimant (name unknown) Vijaysinh Bhonsle (by 1st wife), married 2003.
      • (name unknown) Raje Bhonsle (by 1st wife)
      • Anna Raje Bhonsle (by Margaret)
    • Shrimant Shivajirao Shahumaharaj Bhonsle
    • Shrimant Satwashilaraje Shahumaharaj Bhonsle, married Kanwar Akshob Singh, son of Rajkumar Chandra Bhan Singh of Kashipur, and his wife, Rajkumar Rani Rashal Manjari Devi, and has issue, one son and two daughters.
  • Chhatrapati Shri PRATAPSINHRAJE SHAHUMAHARAJ BHONSLE, Raja of Satara, born , married Shrimant Kalpanaraje Pawar of Surgana, and had issue. He died 's in Jaslok Hospital.
    • Chhatrapati Shri Udayansinhraje Pratapsinhraje Bhonsle (qv)
  • Chhatrapati Shri UDAYANSINHRAJE PRATAPSINHRAJE BHONSLE, Raja of Satara (see above)
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