Bhonsle dynasty

Bhonsle dynasty

▪ Indian dynasty
Bhonsle also spelled  Bhonsla 

      Indian dynasty of the family of the great Maratha king Shivaji (Śivājī). Raghuji Bhonsle of Berar founded the dynasty in 1730. There were eight rulers in the line. They ruled at Nagpur in present-day Maharashtra state and were a leading power in the 18th-century Maratha confederacy (Marāṭhā confederacy). They were British clients from 1818 to 1853.

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