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Sambhaji

Maratha Ruler
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Born May 14, 1657
Hometown Pune
Died Mar 11, 1689
Death Place Maharashtra
Religion Hinduism

Sambhaji Bhosale(14 May 1657 – 11 March 1689) was the eldest son and successor of Chhatrapati (sovereign) Shivaji Maharaj, the founder of the Maratha Empire and his first wife Saibai. Sambhaji's rule was largely shaped by the ongoing wars between the Maratha kingdom and the Mughal Empire, as well as other neighbouring powers such as the Siddis, Mysore and the Portuguese in Goa. In just nine years, he managed to win 128 battles and brought glory upon his father’s name.… Read More

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1657 Birth Born on May 14, 1657.

TWENTIES

1678 21 Years Old In the time preceding Shivaji's death, Sambhaji's behaviour, including alleged irresponsibility and "additction to sensual pleasures" led Shivaji to imprison his son at Panhala fort in 1678. … Read More
1680 23 Years Old 1 More Event
With Sambhaji imprisoned, after the death of Shivaji his widow Soyarabai Mohite started making plans with various ministers of the administration to crown her son Rajaram as the heir to the Maratha kingdom; on 21 April 1680, the ten-year old Rajaram was installed in the throne. … Read More
…  At the start of 1682, a Maratha army, later joined by Sambhaji personally, attacked the island for thirty days, doing heavy damage but failing to breach its defenses. … Read More
1686 29 Years Old In response, Sambhaji invaded Mysore in 1686, accompanied by his Brahmin friend and poet Kavi Kalash.

THIRTIES

1687 30 Years Old The 1687 Battle of Wai saw the Maratha forces badly weakened by the Mughals. … Read More
Sambaji's positions were spied upon by Shirke clan Marathas who had defected to the Mughals, and in February 1689 Sambhaji and 25 of his advisors were captured by the Mughal forces of Muqarrab Khan in a skirish at Sangameshwar. … Read More
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