|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Predecessor
state of Dhundhar (Dausa) founded in 1093 by Duleh Rai
(Dulha Rao), a descendant of Raja Nal of Ajodhya. The state
was known as Amber from the 1300's to 1727, when a new
capital called Jayapura was built, the state was then
renamed Jaipur. Rulers were....
- Raja KANTAL DEV, 1st Raja of Amber 1276/1317,
married and had issue, the Gogawat clan, including the
Thakurs of Duni.
- Raja Jansi Dev (qv)
- Rao Sujaji
- Rao Alanji, married and had issue, the Alnot clan
Raja JANSI DEV, 2nd Raja of Amber 1317/1366,
married and had issue.
- Raja Udayakarna (qv)
- Rao Jaskaranji
- Rao Singhaji
- Rao Kumbhaji of Banskhoh (one of the 12 bara Kotri),
married and had issue, the Kumbhani clan, including
the Thakur Sahibs of Banskhoh.
Raja UDAYAKARNA, 3rd Raja of Amber 1366/1388,
married and had issue, eight sons. He died 1388.
- Rao Barsingh Deo, received Mojad (Mozamabad) and was
ancestor of the Naruka clan, rulers of Alwar, Uniara, Lawa etc.
- Rao Balaji, he was granted the village of Barwara
near Amarsar in 1390, married and had issue. He died
- Rao Mokalji, Rao of Barwara 1430/1445, married
four wives, and had issue. He died 1445
- Rao Shekhaji (Shekha of Amarsar), Rao
of Barwara 1445/1488, born 1433, he became
independent of Jaipur in 1471, married and had
issue, the Shekhawat
sub-clan, including the rulers of Bissau, Dundlod, Khandela, Khetri, Nawalgarh, Mandawa, Sikar etc. He died
- Rao Khemrajji
- Rao Kharudji, married and had issue.
- Rao Khumanji, ancestor of the Khumawats, now
- Rao Dungarji, married and had issue.
- Rao Jeetaji, married and had issue, the Jeetawat
- Rao Shiv Brahmji, founder of Nindar (one of the 12
bara Kotri) and ancestor of the Sheobramhpota
- Rao Patalji, recieved Loni and was ancestor of the
Rao Peepaji, became a local diety.
Rao Peethalji, ancestor of the Peethalpota
Raja NARSINGH DEO, 4th Raja of Amber 1388/1413,
married and had issue. He died 1413
Raja BANBIR SINGH, 5th Raja of Amber 1413/1424
(1428/1439), married and had issue, the Banvirpota. He
- Rao Naro Singh of Watka (one of the 12 bara Kotri)
Raja UDHA RAO, 6th Raja of Amber 1424/1453
(1439/1467), married and had issue. He died 1453
Raja CHANDRASENA, 7th Raja of Amber 1453/1502
(1467/1502), married and had issue. He died 1502.
- Raja Prithviraj Singh I (qv)
- Rao Kumbhaji, married and had issue, the Kumbhawat
Raja PRITHVIRAJ SINGH I, 8th Raja of Amber
1502/1527, he was installed on the gaddi on 11th
February 1503; married nine wives, including (a), Rani
Bala Bai [Apoorva Devi] of Bikaner,
married (b). daughter of Maharana Raimal Singhji of
Mewar, married (c), Rani Sohag Devi, daughter of Rao
Gyan Gaud, and had issue, 18 sons (5 dsp) and 3
daughters. He died 4th November 1527.
- Raja Bhim Singh (by Rani Bala Bai) (eldest son) (qv)
- Raja Puran Mal (son of the Tonwar Queen) (second
- Raja Baharmalla (by Rani Bala Bai)(fourth son) (qv)
- Kunwar Sanga Singh (by Rani Apoorva Devi) (fifth
son), founder of Sanganer, which lapsed to the parent
state on his death without issue. One of the bara
Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family.
- Rao Sheo Singh
- Rao Pratap Singh, married and had issue, the
- Rao Ram Singh, married and had issue, the Ramsinghot
- Rao Gopal Singh fl.1550, (by Rani Apoorva Devi), he
was granted the Jagirs of Chomu
and Samode in 1550,
married Rani Satyabhama of Karauli, and had issue.
- Rao Nathji, married 1stly, Rani Naurangde Chauhan
of Bedla, married 2ndly, Rani Lachmawati Solanki of
Toda Bhim, and had issue, the Nathawats, one of the
bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal
Family, including the Thikana of Raisar.
- Thaku Manohar Das
- Thakur Ram Saha
- Thakur Keshav Das
- Thakur Karan Singh, ancestor of the Rawats of
- Thakur Jaswant Singh, he was granted the estate
- Rao Baghaji, married and had issue, the Baghawat
- Rao Devkaran, married and had issue,rthe Devkarnot
- Thakur Rupsi Singh, (son of the Gaud Queen), he was
granted the Jagir of Daosa, married and had issue, the
Rupsinghot clan. He died after 1562.
- Thakur Jaimal, he was the ancestor of the
Jagirdars of Fatehpur.
- Thakur Ram Chand
- Thakur Kewal Das
- Rao Bhikaji, married and had issue, the Bhikawat
- Rao Sain Das, married and had issue, the Saindasot
- Rao Jag Mal (by Rani Apoorva Devi) (sixth son), he
was granted the Jagir of Diggi,
he left Amber after quarrelling with his father, and
lived in Amarkot for a while, where he married his
Rani; married Rani Neta Kunwari, daughter of Rana
Pahar Singh of Amarkot, and had issue, five sons, the
Khangarot clan (see Jobner).
He died in 1549.
- Thakur Pachayan Singh (by Rani Apoorva Devi),
founder of Samriya. Ancestor of the Pachayanots, one
of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal
- Thakur Balbhadra Singh (by Rani Apoorva Devi),
founder of Achrol.
Ancestor of the Balbhadrots, one of the bara Kotri (12
chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family.
- Thakur Surtan Singh (by Rani Apoorva Devi), founder
of Surothe. Ancestor of the Surtanots, one of the bara
Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family.
- Thakur Chaturbhuj Singh (by Rani Apoorva Devi),
founder of Bagru, married and had issue, the
Chaturbhujot clan. One of the bara Kotri (12 chambers)
of the Kachhawa Royal Family.
- Thakur Kirat Singh of Bagru
- Thakur Kalyan Das (son of the Sisodia Queen), eight
son, he was granted the Jagir of Kalwad, married and
had issue, the Kalyanot clan. His descendants were one
of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal
Family, including Padampura, Lotwada and Kalwad.
- Thakur Karamsi
- Thakur Mohal Das
- Thakur Jagan Nath
Raja PURAN MAL, 9th Raja of Amber 1527/1534, he
was granted the Jagir of Nimera, married a Rathore
Princess, and had issue, the Puranmalot clan, one of the
bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family.
He was killed on 19th January 1534 in battle at Anaseri.
- Thakur Suja Singh of Nimera fl.1564, he became
embittered because he had been denied the throne when
his father died as he was too young; he formed an
alliance with Mirza Muhammad Sahrif-ud-din Hussain,
the Mughal Governor of Mewat and a brother-in-law of
Emperor Akbar, and encouraged by Suja Singh, the
Mughal Governor led a campaign against the Kachhawa
people, and in 1563, Sharif-ud-din captured Khangar
along with others.
Raja BHIM SINGH, 10th Raja of Amber 1534/1537,
married and had issue. He died 22nd July 1537.
- Thakur Askaran Singh, married and had issue, the
- Raja Raj Singh of Narwar, married and had issue.
Raja RATAN SINGH, 11th Raja of Amber 1537/1548,
married and had issue. He died 15th May 1548.
- Rajkumar Kesho Das
- Rajkumar Karni Singh
Raja BAHARMALLA [BharMall], 12th Raja of Amber
1548/1574, born about 1499, he was granted the Jagir of
Narwar, ascending the gaddi at the age of 50 years, he
possessed the maturity and diplomacy that his younger
power-hungry relatives had not and thus was able to
maintain a semblance of peace for nearly a quarter of a
century; married (amongst others), (a), Rani Badna Devi,
married (b), Rani Champavati, daughter of Rao Ganga
Singh Solanki of Lunawada, and had issue. He died 27th
- Raja Bhagwant Das (by Rani Badna Devi) (qv)
- Raja Bhagwan Das (by Rani Badna Devi), he was
granted the Thikana of Lawan; he was granted the title
of "bankey raja"
by Padshah Akbar of Delhi in recognition of his
bravery, married and had issue, the Bankawat clan.
- Rajkumar Sundar Das
- Rajkumar Prithvideep
- Rajkumar Roopsi alias Roopchand
- Rajkumar Jagannath Singh (by Rani Solankiji),
married and had issue. He died after 1585.
- Rajkumar Maheshdas
- Rajkumar Sardul
- Rajkumar Salhedi
- Rajkumar Bhopat
- Rajkumar Parshuram
- Rajkumari Harku Kunwar or Hira Kanwar [Maan Kunwar
and Mariam uz-Zamani], married circa 6th February
1562, Padshah Akbar of Delhi, and had issue.
Raja BHAGWANT DAS, 13th Raja of Amber
1574/1589, he was granted the title of Amir ul-Umara by
the Mughal Emperor, married and had issue, the Rajawat
clan. He died 10th December 1589.
Mirza Raja MAN SINGH I Bahadur, 14th Raja of
Amber 1589/1614, born 9th May 1540, married, including
(a), 30th January 1593, Rani Akshaya Devi, daughter of
Gajapathi Raja Ramachandra Deva I, Raja of Khurda, married (b), 23rd
December 1596, Rani Kshama Devi (committed sati),
daughter of Maharaja Nar Narayan Bhup of Cooch Behar, and had
issue. He died 6th July 1614 at Elichpur.
- Raja Man Singh I Bahadur (son of Rani Bhagwati) (qv)
- Thakur Madho Singh, married and had issue. He died
- Thakur Chhatar Singh, married and had issue. He
died in March 1630
- Kunwar Bhim Singh, died in May 1630
- Kunwar Anand Singh, died in May 1630.
- Thakur Chandrabhan Singh (son of the daughter of
Raisal Bhati), married the daughter of Raja Puran Mal
- Thakur Suraj Singh fl.1580
- Thakur Pratap Singh fl.1600 (son of Rani Bhagwati)
- Rajkumari Maan Kunwar, married Padshah Jehangir of
- Yuvaraj Jagat Singh, married and had issue. He died
9th October 1599.
- Raja Maha Singh, born 10th September 1585,
received the Jagir of Garha, granted the Title of
Raja by the Mughal Emperor, married Rani Damiyanti
Devi, grand-daughter of Maharana Udai Singhji of
Mewar and had issue. He died 30th May 1617.
- Mirza Raja Jai Singh I (see below)
- Thakur Jhujhar Singh, Thakur
of Raisar. Ancestor of the Madhani subclan and
Mansinghot subclan of the Rajawat clan of the Kachhawa
Royal Family, including the Thakurs of Ranoli, Siwar,
Jhalai and Isarda, married and had
Kusum Kanwar, married Kunwar Mahesh Das of Jalore,
grandson of Maharaja Udai Singh of Jodhpur, and
- Rajkumari (name
unknown), married 8th June 1608, Padshah
Jehangir, Emperor of Delhi.
- Mirza Raja Bhao Singh Bahadur (by Rani Sahodra Gaud)
- Thakur Himmat Singh (son of Rani Jamoti/Jambvanti,
daughter of Ratan Singh Chauhan), married and had
issue. He died 16th March 1597.
- Kunwar Kushan Singh, died sp.
- Thakur Durjan Singh (son of Rani Sahodra Gaud), he
was granted the Jagir of Dhula
in Jaipur, a General in the army of the Mughal
Emperor, captured the fort of Kakruya in 1596, and
recaptured the fort of Bhusna, later in the same year,
killed in a naval engagement, twelve miles off
Vikrampur on the 5th September 1597.
- Thakur Sakat Singh (son of Rani Sumitra, daughter of
Ishwar Das Rathore), he was granted the Jagir of
Paharia in Jaipur, died before 1608.
- Thakur Kesho Das (son of Rani Kshama Devi).
- Thakur Atibal Singh (son of Rani Kshama Devi).
Mirza Raja BHAO SINGH Bahadur, 1th Raja of
Amber 1614/1621, died sp
on 13th December 1621.
Mirza Raja JAI SINGH I Bahadur, 16th Raja of
Amber 1621/1667, born 15th July 1611, Mirza Raja
[cr.1639], married and had issue. He died 28th August
1667 in Burhanpur.
- Mirza Raja Ram Singh I Bahadur (qv)
- Rajkumar Kirat Singh, ancestor of the Rajas of Kama,
married and had issue. He died 1673.
- Baijas Kaur, married 1678, Shahzada Muhammad Azim
of Delhi, born 1664, died 1712.
- Rajkumari (name
unknown), married Raja Mahendra Keerat Singh
Mirza Raja RAM SINGH I Bahadur, 17th Raja of
Amber 1667/1688, married and had issue. He died in April
1688 at Kohato.
- Yuvaraj Kishan Singh, married and had issue. He died
in March 1682.
- Mirza Raja Bishan Singh Bahadur (qv)
Mirza Raja BISHAN SINGH Bahadur, 18th Raja of
Amber 1688/1699, born 1672, married and had issue. He
died 31st December 1699.
Sri Sawai Maharaja JAI SINGH II Bahadur, 19th
Raja of Amber and 1st Maharaja of Jaipur 1699/1743, born
4th November 1688, Saramad-i-Rajahae Hind [cr.1721], Raj
Rajeshwar, Shri Rajadhiraj, Maharaja Sawai [cr.1723],
married 1stly, March 1701, daughter of Kunwar Udit Singh
(nephew of Raja Uttam Ram Gaur of Sheopur), married (b),
Maharani Chandra Kunwar, daughter of Maharana Sangram
Singhji II of Udaipur,
married (c), a daughter of Raja Bhim Singhji I of Banera, married (d), a
daughter of Thakur Swarup Singh, Thakur Saheb of Lakhasar, married (e),
Baisa Lad Kanwar, daughter of Rao Manohardas, Thakur
Sahib of Dalniya, and
had issue. He died 21st September 1743 at Jaipur.
- Sri Sawai Maharaja Jai Singh II Bahadur (qv)
- Mirza Raja Bijay Singh, Mirza Raja [cr.1708], died
- Rajkumari (name
unknown), married Rao Raja Budh Singhji of Bundi.
- Maharajkumar Shiv Singh, born 1702, married and had
issue, two sons. He died of cholera in August 1724
along with his mother.
- Sri Sawai Maharaja Ishwari Singhji Bahadur (qv)
- Sri Sawai Maharaja Madho Singhji I Bahadur (by the
- Rajkumari (name
unknown), married Rao Raja Dalel Singhji of Bundi.
- Rajkumari (name
unknown), married Maharaja Abhai Singhji of Jodhpur.
Sri Sawai Maharaja ISHWARI SINGH Bahadur, 2nd
Maharaja of Jaipur 1743/1750, born 1721, married
(amongst others) (a), Maharani Ajab Kunwar, daughter of
Raja Surtan Singhji of Banera.
He died sp on
12th December 1750, took poison along with 3 Queens and
a concubine. A further 21 other wives committed sati
Sri Sawai Maharaja MADHO SINGH I Bahadur, 3rd
Maharaja of Jaipur 1750/1768, born December 1728,
received the Jagir of Rampura in 1729, but lost it to
the Marathas in 1757, married (amongst others) (a), 15th
May 1761, the daughter of Raja Fateh Singhji of Ratlam, married (b), the
daughter of Rawat Jaswant Singhji of Deogarh, married (c),
Maharani Ratan Kunwar, a daughter of Raja Sardar Singhji
of Banera, and had
issue. He died 5th March 1768.
- Sri Sawai Maharaja Prithvi Singh II Bahadur (by
- Sri Sawai Maharaja Pratap Singh Bahadur (by Deogarh
Sri Sawai Maharaja PRITHVI SINGH II Bahadur,
4th Maharaja of Jaipur 1768/1778, born 1762, married
(a), a Princess of Bikaner, married (b), a Princess of
Kishangarh, and had issue. He died 13th April 1778.
- Maharajkumar Man Singh, (by the Kishangarh Rani),
born 1777, living in exile in 1820.
Sri Sawai Maharaja PRATAP SINGH Bahadur, 5th
Maharaja of Jaipur 1778/1803, born 2nd December 1764,
married 1799 and had issue. He died 1803.
- Sri Sawai Maharaja Jagat Singh II Bahadur (qv)
Sri Sawai Maharaja JAGAT SINGH II Bahadur, 6th
Maharaja of Jaipur 1803/1818, married (amongst others),
a Bhati Princess, died 1834, and had issue. He died 21st
- Sri Sawai Maharaja Jai Singh III Bahadur (by
Maharani Bhatianiji) (qv)
- Kunwar Sangram Singh, he was adopted to Jhalai, and
succeeded there as Thakur Sangram Singh, Thakur Saheb
Sri Sawai Maharaja MAN SINGH II [Rajkumar Mohan
Singh of Narwar], Maharaja of Jaipur [22.12.1818] -
[25.4.1819] (usurper), born about 1809, son of Raja
Manohar Singh of Narwar, installed on the gaddi by
an ambitious noble but deposed on the birth of the
Sri Sawai Maharaja JAI SINGH III Bahadur, 7th
Maharaja of Jaipur 1819/1835, born 25th April 1819,
married (amongst others) (a), 1829, Maharani Ratan
Kunwar, eldest daughter of Maharao Shri Sheo Singhji of
Sirohi, and his wife,
Maharani Chandrawatiji of Sankotra,
and had issue. He died 6th February 1835.
Sri Sawai Maharaja Sir RAM SINGH II Bahadur,
8th Maharaja of Jaipur 1835/1880, born 27th September
1835, was granted a sanad of adoption in 1862,
G.C.S.I. [cr.1863], received a personal gun salute of
19, which was raised further to 21 guns at the Delhi
Durbar in 1877, made a Counsellor of the Empire, C.I.E.
[cr.1878], married amongst others (a), 1863, a daughter
of Maharaja Takhat Singhji of Jodhpur.
He died spm on 17th September 1880.
- Sawai Maharaja Sir Ram Singh II Bahadur (qv)
Maj.-Gen. HH Saramand-i-Rajha-i-Hindustan Raj
Rajendra Sri Maharajadhiraja Sawai Sir MADHO SINGH II
Bahadur G.S.I., G.C.I.E., G.C.V.O., LL.D. (Edin),
9th Maharaja Saheb of Jaipur 1880/1922, born as Kunwar
Qayam or Kaim Singh, younger son of the Thakur Sahib of
Isarda on 27th August 1861, his personal gun salute was
raised to 19 in 1887, and further increased to 21 in
1896, G.C.S.I. [cr.1888] , G.C.I.E. [cr.1900] , G.C.V.O.
[cr.1903], made an Honourary Colonel of the 13th Rajputs
(Shekhawati Regiment), married to five official wives
(and 18 concubines who gave him 50 to 60 children, 107
according to a different source, of whom 18 sons were
alive in 1935 and one son was still alive in 1985),
1stly, the daughter of Thakur Budh Singh Pal of Amargarh
in Etah-Karauli, married 2ndly, 1881, the 3rd daughter
of Maharaja Prithvi Singhji of Kishangarh, died 25th
March 1893, married 3rdly, 1882, HH Maharani Ba Kunwarba
Sahiba, died after 1922, daughter of HH Raj Sahib
Mansinhji II Ranmalsinhji of Dhrangadhra, and his
third wife, HH Rani Baiji Kunwarba Sahiba, married
4thly, 1891, daughter of the Thakur of Khamor in
Shahpura, married 5thly, 1892, the daughter of Thakur
Jivraj Singh of Rori in Bikaner, by whom he had one
daughter. He died spl
on 7th September 1922 (#1 p.286).
Lallji Moti Singh
Raja Gopal Singh, his fathers favourite son, he was
possibly considered as his successor which would have
caused considerable problems amongst the Jaipur
nobles. He died 1920.
Raja Jaswant Singh, still living in 1985.
Baisa (name unknown), married Rao Raja Sagat
Singh of Idar.
Baisa (name unknown), married Rao Raja Hanut
Singh of Idar.
Baisa (name unknown), married Rao Raja Abhay
Singh of Idar.
Baisa (name unknown), married Rao Raja Mohan
Singh, born 10th March 1905, son of Rao Raja Gulab
Singh of Jodhpur, and had
issue, three sons and one daughter.
Saramad-i-Rajha-i-Hindustan Raj Rajendra Shri
Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai MAN SINGH II Bahadur
G.C.I.E., 10th Maharaja of Jaipur 1922/1970, born as
Kunwar Mor Mukut Singh, younger son of Thakur Saheb
Sawai Singhji of Isarda
on 21st August 1911 (#1 p.286)
in Isarda, adopted on 24th March 1921 (#1 p.286) by his predecessor and
succeeded to the gadi
on 7th September 1922 (#1 p.286)
and was granted full ruling powers on 14th March 1931 by
His Excellency the Viceroy; educated at Mayo College,
Ajmer and at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich,
England 1929/1930; he was appointed Honorary Lieutenant
in the King George's Own Bengal Sappers and Miners in
May 1931 and was promoted to the rank of Honorary
Captain on 1st January 1934; he attended the
Coronation of HM the King Emperor in 1937; Rajpramukh of
Rajasthan [xx.3.1949] - [xx.10.1956], Member of the
Rajya Sabha [3.4.1962] - [8.11.1965], the Maharaja has a
local salute of 19 guns; G.C.I.E. [cr. 3.6.1935];
married 1stly, 30th January 1924 (#1
p.286), HH Maharani Marudhar Kunwar, daughter of
HH Maharaja Dhiraj Maharaja Sri Sir Sardar Singhji
Bahadur of Jodhpur, married
2ndly, 24th April 1932 (#1 p.286),
HH Maharani Kishore Kanwar, daughter of HH Maharaja
Sumer Singh of Jodhpur,
married 3rdly, 9th May 1940, HH Maharani Gayatri Devi,
born 23rd May 1919 in London, died 29th July 2009 in
Jaipur, daughter of HH Maharaja Jitendra Narayan Bhup
Bahadur of Cooch Behar,
and his wife, HH Maharani Indira Devi, and had issue. He
died 24th June 1970 in Cirencester, UK and was cremated
three days later in Jaipur.
- HH Maharani Prem Kumari (by 1st wife), born 14th
June 1929 (#1 p.286) in
Simla, married 27th May 1948, HH Maharawal Shri
Jaideepsinhji of Baria,
and had issue. She died 1970.
- HH Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan Raj Rajendra Shri
Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai Bhawani Singh Bahadur (by 1st
- Maharaj Jai Singh (by 2nd wife), Raja Saheb of Jhalai, born 5th May 1933 in
Staines (#1 p.286),
educated at Harrow School 1946/1951, he was granted
the Thikana of Bhagwatgarh by his father in 1948;
married 1983, Rani Vidya Devi, born October 1942,
daughter of Kanwar Rajinder Singh of Jubbal, and has issue.
Maharaj Prithviraj Singh (by 2nd wife), born 10th
December 1935 at Jaipur (#1
p.286), educated at Harrow School 1950/1954,
he was granted the Thikana of Mangarh by his father in
1948; married 1961, Maharaj Kumari Devika Devi,
daughter of Maharaj Ramendra Kishore Dev Varman of Tripura, and has issue.
Maharaj Jagat Singh (by 3rd wife), Raja Saheb of Isarda, born 15th
October 1949, educated at Harrow School 1963/1967,
married 10th May 1978 (div.), Mom Rajawongse
Priyanandana Rangsit of the Royal Family Thailand,
born 3rd July 1952, and had issue. He died 5th
February 1997 in London.
- Rajkumar Vijit Singh, married 1991, Rajkumari
Meenakshi Devi, daughter of Maharaj Pushpendrasinhji
Virbhadrasinhji of Lunawada.
- Rajkumari Lalitya Kumari Singh, born 3rd February
- Maharaj Devraj Singh, Raja Saheb of Isarda 1997/-;
born 13th January 1981.
Brig. HH Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan
Raj Rajendra Shri Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai BHAWANI
SINGH Bahadur M.V.C., 11th Maharaja of Jaipur
1970/2011, born 22nd October 1931 (#1
p.286) in Jaipur, educated in Kashmir, Dehradun
and then at Harrow School (UK) 1946/1950, commissioned
into Indian Army in the 3rd Cavalry regiments as a
Second Lieutenant in 1951, selected for the Presidents
bodyguard in 1954, posted to HQ 50 (Indep.) Para Brigade
in 1963, selected and posted as Adjutant, Indian
Military Academy, Dehradun 1964/1967, volunteered for
the new Para Commando Unit and was posted to 10 Para
Commando as 2nd-in-command in June 1967, became the
commanding officer in the following year, awarded the
second highest gallantry award "Maha Vir Chakra" in
1971, for his part in the Indo-Pak war, took voluntary
retirement in 1974, he was granted the rank of Brigadier
for life, served as the first Resident High Commissioner
to the State of Brunei from July 1993 to January 1997;
he was also a noted polo player in his youth; married
10th March 1967, HH Maharani Saheba Padmini Devi,
daughter of Lt. HH Maharaja Rajendra Prakash Bahadur of
Sirmur, and his second
wife, HH Maharani Indira Devi, and had issue. He died
17th April 2011 in Gurgaon of multi-organ failure.
HH Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan Raj Rajendra Shri
Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai PADMANABH SINGHJI Bahadur,
12th Maharaja of Jaipur (see above)
- Maharajkumari Diya Kumari, born 1970, married 1997,
Kanwar Narendra Singh Rajawat of Sawai Madhopur, son
of Thakur Budh Singh of Kotda village in Tonk; he was
granted the title of Maharaj in 2003, and has issue.
- Kunwar Padmanabh Singh, he succeded as HH
Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan Raj Rajendra Shri
Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai Padmanabh Singhji
Bahadur, 12th Maharaja of Jaipur (qv)
- Baiji Lal Gorvi Devi [Gaurvi Kumari], born
- Kunwar Lakshyaraj Singh, born 2005.