Shahu II
Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire
7th Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire
Reign11 December 1777 – 3 May 1808
PredecessorRajaram II
SuccessorPratap Singh
Born1763, Vavi (Nashik)
Died3 May 1808 (aged 45)
Satara
HouseBhonsle
FatherVithoji Bhonsle
Rajaram II (adoptive)
ReligionHinduism

Shahu Bhonsle II (1763 – 3 May 1808 CE[1]) was the titular Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire.[1] 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.

References

  1. ^ a b Kulkarni, Sumitra (1995), The Satara Raj, 1818-1848: a study in history, administration, and culture, p. 12
Preceded by
Rajaram II
Chhatrapati of the
Maratha Empire

1777–1808
Succeeded by
(Nominal)

Pratapsinha

Preceded by
Rajaram II
Raja of
Satara

1777–1808
Succeeded by
Pratapsinha