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HH Sri Tin Maharaja Bir Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana

BORN : 1852
DIED : 5 MAR 1901

FATHER : Cdg. Gen. Shri Dhir Shumsher Rana [1828 - 14 OCT 1884]

PARTNER : Untraced

  1. Gen. Maharajkumar Gehendra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
  2. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg. Gen. Maharajkumar Dharma Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana [ - 1932]
  3. Gen. Maharajkumar Chakra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
  4. Supradipta Manyabara Cdg. Gen. Maharajkumar Rudra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana [1879 - 1964]
  5. Supradipta Manyabara Gen. Maharajkumar Tej Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana [1885 - 1942]
  6. Gen. Maharajkumar Pratap Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana [ - 1934]
  7. Maharajkumar Indra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
  8. Maj. Gen. Maharajkumar Ananda Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
  9. Maharajkumar Dharendra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
  10. Rani Madaan Dibyeshwari Rajya Lakshmi [OCT 1901 - ]

3rd Prime Minister of Nepal 1885/1901
Dhow ling pimmko kang veung, G.C.S.I., the eldest amongst the 17 sons of Dhir Shumsher, he was an ernest ruler, a great builder and a lover of music, he started a new line of succession to the Prime Ministership of Nepal, excluding all othe rs except the legitimate sons of Dhir Shumsher. He established Durbar High School, Bir Hospital, Bir Tower (Ghanta Ghar), Pathshala (School) and a sanitary system. He also provided a good supply of drinking water to the towns of Kathmandu in 189 1 and Bhadgaon in 1895. He established the Bir Library for the collection and preservation of valuable books and manuscripts, the postal system was reformed, the Narayanhity Palace was built with a modern design and many roads of Kathmandu were br oadened. His autocratic nature resulted in two failed attempts on his life. He was created a Knight Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India on 25th May 1892, married and had issue, as well as further issue by Top Kumari.


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