Sri Tin Maharaja Sir Chandra
                    Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
Maharaja of Kaski and Lamjung
  • HH Shri Madati-Prachanda Bhujadandetyadi Shri Shri Shri Projjwala-Nepala Taradhisha Maharaja Sir Chandra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 8th July 1863, Maharaja of Kaski and Lamjung and 5th Prime Minister and Marshal of Nepal 1901/1929, educated at Durbar High School in Kathmandu and at Calcutta University, Major-General in Nepalese Army 1882, Honorary Colonel in 4th Gurkha Rifles 1906, Southern Commanding General 1885/1887, Eastern Commanding General in 1887, Western Senior Commanding General 1887/1901, Commander-in-Chief in 1901, Honorary General in British Army 1919, Director of Foreign Office and of Public Instructions 1887/1901, Grand Master of Most Refulgent Order of Star of Nepal 1923, Grand Officer of Legion of Honour. He classified the Ranas into A, B and C categories and only the A class was made eligible for the roll of succession, abolished sati in 1924 and slavery in 1926, he  electrified Kathmandu in 1924 and established the Tri-Chandra College in 1918. He opened Durbar High School for the general people, he also established Gorkha Bhasa Prakasini Samiti in 1912 and built an electricity power station at Pharping. A personal gun salute of 19 was awarded to him on the occassion of his visit to England in 1908 (later increased to 21 if visiting India), at the same time, HM King Edward VII awarded him the Grand Cross of the Order of Bath, and Oxford University conferred on him the honourary degree of "Doctor of Civil Law". Other awards and creations include; Maharaja [cr.1901], Thong Lin Pimma Kokang Wong Syan (China) [cr.1902], G.C.B. (civ) [cr.1908], G.C.S.I. [cr.1905], G.C.M.G. [cr.1919], G.C.V.O. [cr.1911], F.R.G.S. (Hon), D.C.L. (Hon)(Oxford) [cr.1908], he married 1stly 1878, HH Jethi Bada Maharani Chandra Loka Bhakta Lakshmi Devi, died 1905, married 2ndly, 1905, HH Kanchi Bada Maharani Bala Kumari Devi, daughter of Col. Hari Bikram Shah, and had issue. He died 26th November 1929. 
    • Supradipta Manyabara Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharajah Sir Mohun Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana (qv)
    • Maharajkumar Sir Baber Shumsher Jung
                      Bahadur RanaSupradipta Manyabara Gen. HH Maharajkumar Sir Baber Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 27th January 1888, Defence Minister 1951, Eastern Commanding General 1934/1945, Director-General of Police Forces in Kathmandu 1903/- , Inspector-General of Nepalese Contingents in India 1915/1919 (received 1st class of Order of Star of Nepal with title of Supradipta Manyabara 1919), served with Waziristan Field Force (receiving Nepalese Military Decoration for bravery, British War and Victory Medals 1917), served in Afghan War (receiving the G.B.E.), attended the Delhi Coronation Durbar 1903, G.B.E. (Hon)(Mil.) [cr.1919], K.C.S.I. (Hon) [cr.1919], K.C.I.E. [cr.1916], married 1903, Rani Deva Vakta Lakshmi Devi, and had issue. He died 1960.
      • Shri Mrigendra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 1906, married Rani Rukmani Devi of Kangra, and had issue.
        • Lt.-Gen. Shri Bharat Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 1925, married and has issue.
          • Shri Nandu Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and has issue.
            • Shri Arya Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
          • Shri Pradip Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
          • Shri Kriti Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
          • Rani Jaya Rajya Lakshmi Devi, married Rajkumar Divyakar Pratap Singh of Kasmanda, and has issue.
          • Yuvrani Durga Rajya Lakshmi Devi, married Yuvaraj Krishna Kumar Singh of Churhat, and has issue.
        • Shri Aditya Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married Rani Sunita Kumari of Tiara, and had issue.
          • Shri Gorakh Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
          • Shri Gaurav Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 12th December 1955, married Rani Rohni Rajya Lakshmi, and has issue, one son and one daughter.
            • Shri Samrat Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
            • Lal Sahiba Meghna Rajya Lakshmi Kumari, married 8th December 2008 at Puri, Lal Sahib Kalikesh Narain Singh Deo of the Patna (Bolangir) Royal Family.
          • Shri Gautam
                            Shumsher Jung Bahadur RanaShri Gautam Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 29th April 1958, educated at Lawrence School in Simla, North Point Darjeeling (BA Honours in English), and then in Nuremberg, Germany for Business Administration and to work for one year, Managing Director of the Baber Mahal Revisited, married Rani Bhavna Kumari of Dhami, and has issue, two sons.
            • Shri Virat Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 12th September 1981 in Kathmandu.
            • Shri Varun Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 10th March 1983 in Kathmandu.
        • His Excellency Shri Jagdish Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 18th August 1929, Nepal's Ambassador to India, he presented his credentials on 26th February 1983; married 1stly, May 1951, Rani Shashi Kumari of Kumharsain, born December 1936, married 2ndly, 16th July 1965, Rani Bhuvaneshwari Kumari of Koti, and had issue.
          • Shri Amar Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and had issue.
            • Shri Basant Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
            • Shri Sharad Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
            • Shri Samir Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
        • Col. Shri Jay Prakash Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and has issue.
          • Sarala Rajya Laxmi Devi, born 5th March 1954, married 14th February 1975, Dr. Sri Gautam Singhji of Kursela, and has issue, two sons.
          • Rani Sarita Rajya Laxmi Devi, married 1976, Maharaja Raghvendra Singh Deo of Korea in Madhya Pradesh, and has issue, two daughters.
          • Shri Saurya Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married Baisa Vibha Kumari, daughter of Thakur Shivraj Singh of Khatipura in Jaipur, and his wife, Thakurani Saral Kumari, and has issue.
            • Shri Dhiraj Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
        • Shri Sagar Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married 1957, Rani Brinda Devi, daughter of Rana Raghunath Singh of Kotkhai, and had issue.
          • Shri Upendra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and had issue.
            • Shri Parakram Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
          • Shri Uday Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and had issue.
            • Shri Ayush Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
            • Shri Samar Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
      • Shri Brahma Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 1909, married in 1928.
      • Shri Bala Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
      • Dharnidhar Rajya Lakshmi [Rani Phanindra Rajya Lakshmi Devi, Rani of Tiloi], born 1908, married 1926, Hon. Lt. Raja Bahadur Bishwanath Saran Singh of Tiloi, Uttar Pradesh, and had issue. She died 3rd January 1994.
      • Rani Homa Rajya Lakshmi Devi, born 1913, married Raja Krishna Chandra Singh Mandhata of Nayagarh, and had issue.
    • Supradipta Manyabara Field Marshal His Excellency HH Maharajkumar Sir Kaiser Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 8th January 1892 in Thapathali, educated privately, at Singha Durbar School and at Durbar High School, Southern Commanding General 1934/1945; 4th Nepali Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1947/1949; has 1st class of Order of Star of Nepal, first Chairman of Kathmandu Municipality and a Rotary Judge of Supreme Court of Appeal, K.B.E. (Hon. Mil.) [cr.1924], married 1stly, 20th April 1904, HRH Princess Royal Laxmi Rajya Laxmi Devi, daughter of HH Maharaja Dhiraj Prithvi Bir Bikram of Nepal, married 2ndly, 1943, Rani Krishna Chandra Kumari of Bajura, and had issue, four sons and five daughters. He died 7th June 1964. 
      • Gen. Shri Samrajya Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana (by the Princess Royal), born 1921, married Rani Saraswati Kumari of Bajang State, and has issue, one daughter, as well as other issue.
        • Jaya Rajya Laxmi Devi [née Netra Rajya Laxmi Devi] (by Rani Saraswati), married Chautarya Kendra Bikram Shah and has issue, one son and one daughter.
          • Prama Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah, married Shri Sarit Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana, and has issue, one daughter.
            • Devasri Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana
          • Jayendra Bikram Shah 
        • Shri Bhim Raj Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and has issue.
          • Shri Girish Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
          • Rachana Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana
        • Shri Dr. Yubarna Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and has issue.
          • Bandhana Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana
          • Pooja Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana
          • Shri Abhishek Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
        • Shri Shashi Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana [né Riddhi SJB Rana], married and has issue.
          • Shri Shovan Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
          • Smriti Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana, married Shri Gyanendra Bhandari.
        • Shri Narayan Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married [?Dibya Rajya Lakshmi] and has issue.
          • Prarthana Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana
          • Shri Bishal Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana 
          • Bijayeta Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana
      • Shri Arbinda Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and has issue.
        • Rani Jyotsana Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana, married Kunwar Dibyeshwar Kumar Singh, son of Rani Bimala Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah (daughter of HM King Tribhuvan) and Maharaj Kumar Shri Maheshwar Kumar Singh of Surguja in India.
          • Sampada Rajya Laxmi Devi 
          • Upasna Rajya Laxmi Devi, married Gaurav Bohara, son of Deepak Bohara, and has issue. 
            • Uparav Bohara
      • Shri Murari Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
      • Shri Keyur Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married Ambika Rana and has issue.
        • Kumar Gorakh Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 17th February 1969, graduated from Knox College, University of Illinois with a Masters in Business Administration in 1992; awarded the Suprashiddha Prabala Gorkha Dakshin Babu (First Class) medal on 23rd October 2001; married 8th May 1997 in Kathmandu, HRH Princess Shruti Rajya Lakshmi Devi, born 15th October 1976, daughter of HM King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev of Nepal, died 1st June 2001 in Narayanhity Royal Palace, cremated 2nd June 2001 in Pashupatinath Temple nr Kathmandu, and has issue.
          • Girvani Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana, born 22nd June 1998 in Thapathali.
          • Daughter, born March 2001.
        • Kumar Neer Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
        • Annapurna Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana.
        • Daughter, married and has issue.
          • Bipta Shah, graduate of Knox College.
      • Shri Lok Bhakta Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 1956, married Rani Kavita Rajya Lakshmi, and has issue.
        • Garima Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana, married in February 2001, Dr. Parash Bahadur Singh
      • Durga Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana (by the Princess Royal), born in or about 1919.
      • Titila Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana (by the Princess Royal), born in or about 1922.
    • Supradipta Manyabara Lt.-Gen. His Excellency Maharajkumar Singha Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana (Photo), born 1893, appointed 3rd Nepali Minister General to the United Kingdom 1939/1947; Nepal's Ambassador to India in 1945; married Maharani Rama Rajya Lakshmi Devi, daughter of HH Maharaja Dhiraj Prithvi Bir Bikram of Nepal, and had issue.
      • General Shri Arjun Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana (by Maharani Rama), married Sri Rani Bindu Devi, daughter of Kunwar Mandhata Pal of Askote, and had issue.
        • Rani (name unknown) Rajya Lakshmim she married into Baroda. [?Maharaj Kumar Sangramsingh Gaekwad]
        • Rani (name unknown) Rajya Lakshmi, she married into Kutch.
        • Yuvrani Gita Rajya Lakshmi, she married Raja Shatabhanu Singh Deo, Raja of Seraikella, and had issue.
        • Rani (name unknown) Rajya Lakshmi, she married into Tehri-Garhwal. [?HH Maharaja Manujendra Shah Sahib Bahadur, 7th and present Maharaja of Tehri-Garhwal]
        • Rani (name unknown) Rajya Lakshmi, married Capt. Shri Bobby Bikram Shah (?grandson of Colonel Rajkumar Hari Bikram Shah of Jajarkot), and has issue.
          • Shri Rajiv Bikram Shah, born 1968, married Smt. Shivani Kumari of Poonch.
      • Rani Bhuvan Rajya Lakshmi Devi, married Raja Sardar Singh Bahadur of Khetri.
      • Maharani Lalita Rajya Lakshmi Devi, married February 1936, Maharaja Kamakshya Narain Singh of Ramgarh.
      • HH Maharani Durga Rajya Laxmi Devi, married 24th February 1937 at Kathmandu in Nepal, HH Maharaja Mahendra Narendra Singh Ju Deo Bahadur of Panna, and had issue.
    • Maj.Gen. Maharajkumar Krishna Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana (Photo), born 8th February 1900, 2nd Nepali Minister General to the United Kingdom 1936/1939; married 1909, Rani Tara Rajya Lakshmi Devi, daughter of HH Maharaja Dhiraj Prithvi Bir Bikram of Nepal. He died 19th May 1977 in Bangalore, India.
      • Shri Parakram Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
      • Shri Jharendra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married Manju Rajya Lakshmi, and had issue.
        • Shri Devendra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
        • Shri Shivendra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
      • Sunaina Rajya Lakshmi
      • Rani Yina Deveshwari Devi, born 4th March 1928, married 1942, Rai Mahinder Singh of Kullu, and has issue.
    • Maj. Gen. Maharajkumar Badri Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and had issue.
      • Shri Pralhad Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
    • Maj.Gen. Maharajkumar Bishnu Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 1908, married Rani Urmila Lakshmi Kumari, and had issue. He died 29th January 1946 in Nassau, Bahamas.
      • Shri Pitamber Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 1931, married Rani Sunita Lakshmi Kumari.
    • General His Excellency Maharajkumar Shanker Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 1909, 5th Nepali Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1949/1954; married 22nd May 1924, HH Rani Kumari Rajya Lakshmi, daughter of Col. Tej Bahadur Malla of Nepal, and had issue. He died 4th June 1976.
      • Lt.-Gen. Shridhar Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 1928, 5th Military Attaché (London) 1951/1957; married Rani Padma Devi of Jammu and Kashmir, and has issue.
        • Shri Sarad Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 4th September 1954 in London, married 7th May 1981 in Kathmandu, Maharaj Kumari Sneha Manjari Bhanj Deo, born 2nd May 1955 in Calcutta, daughter of HH Maharaja Shri Pradeep Chandra Bhanj Deo of Mayurbhanj, and has issue.
          • Shri Shashwat Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
        • Shri Sarbagya Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and had issue.
          • Shri Saurav Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
      • Shri Damodar Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, born 27th July 1942, married 1st July 1964 in Kathmandu, Bijaya Rajeswori of Galkot, and has issue.
        • Bhavani Rajya Lakshmi
        • Ambika Rajya Lakshmi
      • HH Maharani Prabha Rajya Lakshmi Devi, married 1947, HH Maharajah Lokendra Singhji of Ratlam
    • Maj.-Gen. Maharajkumar Madan Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana (youngest son), married 1stly, Rani Jagdamba Kumari Devi, she died sp on 14th August 1988, married 2ndly, Rani Manik Devi, and had issue.
      • Kumari Preeti Rajya Laxmi Rana
      • Shri Gopal Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and had issue, one son and one daughter.
        • Shri Samir Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
        • Shanta Rajya Laxmi Rana
      • Shri Yajraj [Yagyaraj] Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, married and had issue, two sons and one daughter. He died 1994.
        • Shri Shiv Shankar Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
        • Shri Gauri Shankar Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
        • Rohini Rajya Laxmi Rana
    • Rani Khageswari Lakshmi Devi, married 1894, Raja Jai Prithvi Bahadur Singh of Bajang.
    • Rani Raj Lakshmi Kumari Devi, born 1918, married 1932, Maharaja Sir Pateshwari Prasad Singh of Balrampur. She died 1999.

THE HEREDITARY PRIME MINISTERS OF NEPAL

  1. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg.Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharaja Sir Jung Bahadur Rana [Bir Nar Singh Kunwar] 1857/1877  [Family]
  2. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg.Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharaja Sir Ranadip Singh Bahadur Rana 1877/1885  [Family]
  3. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg.Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharaja Sir Bir Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana, 1885/1901  [Family]
  4. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg.Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharaja Dev Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana, 1901  [Family]
  5. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg.Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharaja Sir Chandra Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana, 1901/1929  [Family] 
  6. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg.Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharaja Sir Bhim Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana, 1929/1932  [Family]
  7. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg.Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharaja Sir Juddha Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana, 1932/1945  [Family]
  8. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg.Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharaja Sir Padma Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana 1946/1948  [Family]
  9. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg.Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharaja Sir Mohun Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana 1948/1951  [Family]
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