|Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire|
|Reign||11 December 1777 – 3 May 1808|
|Born||1763, Vavi (Nashik)|
|Died||3 May 1808 (aged 45)|
|Father||Vithoji Bhonsle |
Rajaram II (adoptive)
Shahu Bhonsle II (1763 – 3 May 1808 CE) was the titular Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire. A member of the Bhonsle clan, he was succeeded by his son Pratap Singh, Raja of Satara Shahu was nominal ruler in Maratha Empire. During his reign, the Marathas won the First Anglo-Maratha War, but lost the Second Anglo-Maratha War. Mahadaji Shinde and the Peshwa were his closest counterparts. He died on 3rd May, 1808.