Madhavrao Peshwa

Madhavrao Peshwa

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Are you Looking for Madhavrao Peshwa Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on Madhavrao Peshwa was born on 14 February 1745 in Savnur, Maratha Empire (Now in Karnataka) India. He is the fourth Peshwa of the Maratha Empire

Real NameMadhavrao
Regnal NameShreemant Madhavrao Ballal Peshwa
ProfessionFourth Peshwa of the Maratha Empire
Reign23 June 1761 – 18 November 1772
Personal Life
Date of Birth14 February 1745
Birth PlaceSavnur, Maratha Empire (Now in Karnataka) India
Date of Death18 November 1772
Place of DeathTheur, Maharashtra
Death CauseTuberculosis
Burial/MemorialNear Ganesha Chintamani Temple, Theur near Pune, Maharashtra
Age (at the time of death)27 Years
Dynasty/KingdomMaratha Empire
HometownSavnur, Karnataka
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather– Nanasaheb Peshwa
Mother– Gopikabai
Brothers– Vishwasrao, Narayan Rao
Sister– None
Uncle– Raghunathrao
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseRamabai (died in 1772 during Sati Practice)
ChildrenNot Known

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Madhavrao Peshwa I

  • Maratha Empire suffered heavy losses during the third battle of Panipat in 1761. When Madhavrao became Peshwa in 1761, he restored all the things and the event was remembered in the History as the Ressurection of the Maratha Empire.
  • His elder brother Vishwasrao died in the third battle of Panipat with his cousin Sadashivrao Bhau.
  • His father, Nanasaheb was also a Peshwa in the Maratha Empire.
  • During the early wars between Nizam and Maratha Empire, Madhavrao came into conflict with his uncle, Raghunathrao. When Madhavrao was the Peshwa, Raghunathrao was a regent.

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  • The dissent increased between Madhavrao and Raghunathrao in August 1762. Raghunathrao fled to Vadgaon Maval where he started to prepare his own army. Raghunathrao uncle treacherously attacked on Madhavrao’s Army and defeated it. After the surrender of the Madhavrao’s Army, Raghunathrao started controlling all the major decisions with the assistance of Sakharam Bapu. However, on 7 March 1763, Madhavrao retained his position.
  • In 1764, Madhavrao conquered the Kingdom of Mysore and defeated Hyder Ali sultan of Kingdom.
  • On 3 December 1767, British officer Mastin arrived in Pune and met Madhavrao. The English wanted to set up their own army, but Madhavrao did not permit them.
  • Having been raged by his uncle, Raghunathrao’s repeated attempts to overthrow him, Madhavrao staged a war against Raghunathrao and put him under house arrest at Shaniwar Wada, Maharashtra.
  • On 7 September 1769, an assassination attempt was made on him by his uncle when he was returning from the Parvati Temple at Pune. One of his general, Ramsingh abruptly attacked him with a sword. However, Madhavrao managed to save himself at the nick of time.
Madhavrao Peshwa
Madhavrao Peshwa

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