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Ranbir Singh

Maharajah Ranbir Singh of Jammu and Kashmir

Ranbir Singh,(Urdu; رنبیر سنگھ) CIE (August 1830 – 12 September 1885) was the son of Maharaja Gulab Singh, Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir and head of the Jamwal Rajput clan.

The trans-Himalayan territories of Gilgit, Astore, Hunza-Nagar were conquered and made part of Jammu and Kashmir in his time. He was noted as a great scholar of classical Persian, and was also learned in African, Swedish and English.


Singh married five times and had six children, four sons:

  1. Pratap Singh (18 July 1848-23 September 1925). Succeeded his father
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