Kachwaha Rulers of Jaipur

Kachwaha Rulers of Jaipur

  • Mirza Raja Sawai Jai Singh II (1699 – 1743)
    • In 1699, given title of Sawai by Aurangzeb.
    • Formed marriage alliance with marwar & mewar to expel Mughal out of rajputana.
    • However, patch up again, and appointed as governor of Malwa & Agra.
    • A 1721, t Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah bestowed upon him the title of Saramad-i-Rajaha-i-Hind
    • In 1723, added the titles of Raj Rajeshvar, Shri Rajadhiraj and Maharaja Sawai
    • Performed Ashwmedha Yajya & Vajapeya (after centuries)
    • Built five astronomical observatories (jantar Mantar) at Delhi, Mathura, Benares, Ujjain & Jaipur.
    • In 1727: Laid foundation of Jaipur – designed by Vidhydhar Bhattacharya
    • Translated works by people like John Napier.
  • Mirza Raja Sawai Ishwari Singh (1743 – 1750)
  • Mirza Raja Sawai Madho Singh I (1750 – 1768)
    • Was rewarded the fort of Ranthambhore by the Mughal Emperor
    • Founder of City Sawai Madhopur
    • Got Shaikh Sadi’s Gulistan translated to Sanskrit.
    • Freed the Kachhawaha Kingdom from the Maratha
  • Mirza Raja Sawai Prithvi Singh II (1768 – 1778)
  • Mirza Raja Sawai Pratap Singh (1778 -1803)
  • Mirza Raja Sawai Jagat Singh II (1803 – 1818)
  • Mohan Singh (regent) (1818 –1819)
    • Installed on throne by nobles, but was soon deposed.
  • Mirza Raja Sawai Jai Singh III (1819 -1835)
  • Mirza Raja Sawai Ram Singh II (1835 -1880)
  • Mirza Raja Sawai Madho Singh II (1880 – 1922)
  • Mirza Raja Sawai Man Singh II (1922 –1947)
    • Adopted Son
    • Married Maharani Gayatri Devi
    • Rajpramukh of Rajasthan between 1949-1956.