Nana Sahib

Nana Sahib

Born May 19, 1824
Hometown Bithoor
Died 1859
Nationality Indian

Nana Sahib, born as Dhondu Pant (Marathi- %E0%A4%A7%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%A1%E0%A5%82 %E0%A4%AA%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%A4), was a rebel Indian leader during the Indian Rebellion of 1857 who played a part in two massacres of British troops and civilians. As the adopted son of the exiled Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao II, he sought to restore the Maratha confederacy and the Peshwa tradition.… Read More

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1824 Birth Sahib was born on 19 May 1824 as Dhondu Pant to Narayan Bhatt and Ganga Bai.
1827 3 Years Old In 1827, he was adopted by the Maratha Peshwa. … Read More


1851 27 Years Old Azimullah Khan joined the court of Nana Sahib as Secretary, after the death of Baji Rao II in 1851. … Read More
1853 29 Years Old …  Sahib was highly offended, and sent his envoy (Azimullah Khan) to England in 1853 to plead his case with the British Government. … Read More


On June 5, 1857, Sahib sent a letter to General Wheeler informing him to expect an attack next morning at 10 AM. … Read More
1858 34 Years Old Rani Laxmibai, Tatya Tope and Rao Saheb (Nana Sahib's close confidante) proclaimed Sahib as their Peshwa in June 1858 at Gwalior.
1859 35 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1859, Sahib was reported to have fled to Nepal. … Read More
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