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  Duleep Singh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1858 the lease expired and Duleep Singh rented the house at Auchlyne from the earl of Breadalbane.
Duleep Singh's wish for his body to be returned to India was declined, in fear of unrest given the symbolic value the funeral of the son of the Lion of the Punjab may have caused, given growing resentment of British rule.
Princess Alexandra Duleep Singh was born in Moscow on December 26, 1887 and Princess Ada Irene Helen Benyl Duleep Singh on October 25, 1889.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Duleep_Singh   (1434 words)

  
 Ranjit Singh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maharaja Ranjit Singh (Punjabi: ਮਹਾਰਾਜਾ ਰਣਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ), also called "Sher-e-Punjab" ("The Lion of the Punjab") (1780-1839) was a Sikh ruler of the sovereign country of Punjab and the Sikh Empire.
Ranjit Singh's father Maha Singh was the commander of the Sukerchakia misl and controlled a territory in west Punjab based around his headquarters at Gujranwala.
After his death, the British took his heir, the young prince Maharaja Duleep Singh and took him to England where he was put under the protection of the Crown and converted to Christianity, before re-converting to Sikhism later in his life.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ranjit_Singh   (1069 words)

  
 The Tribune...Sunday Reading
After the demise of Maharaja Kharak Singh on November 5, 1840, his son Maharaja Naunihal Singh on Novermber 6, 1840, and Maharaja Sher Singh on September 15, 1843, the youngest son, Maharaja Duleep Singh, mounted the throne of his father on September 15, 1843, and became the proud possessor of the Kohinoor diamond.
The deposed Maharaja Duleep Singh, helpless and forlorn, was taken away from Lahore on December 21, 1849 to Fatehgarh (U.P) and then to England in May, 1854, to live there in exile for the rest of his life.
(3) Prince Edward Alexander Duleep Singh was the youngest son of the maharaja and was born on August 20, 1879.
www.tribuneindia.com /1999/99jun27/sunday/head4.htm   (1352 words)

  
 Maharaja Duleep Singh
Maharaja Duleep Singh, the last King of the Punjab, was born on 6 September 1838, occupied the throne at the age of 5 and removed from the throne in 1849.
Duleep Singh was not allowed public school or University education but Prince Albert appointed tutors to teach him science, music and German and he became well versed in all.
In 1883, Thakur Singh Sandhanwalia a cousin to Duleep Singh was summoned to England.
www.sikhspectrum.com /022005/maharaja_hsv.htm   (3188 words)

  
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As an 11-year-old boy, Duleep Singh was forced to surrender control of the Punjab when it was annexed by the British in 1849.
Duleep Singh, known as the Black Prince and provided with a yearly pension of £50,000, became a dead eye with a shotgun and lived the life of an English aristocrat.
Six years ago, on the 100th anniversary of Duleep Singh's death it was decided to erect a lasting memorial to him.
freespace.virgin.net /peter.steward/singh2.htm   (874 words)

  
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SECRET documents that prove that the magnificent Kohinoor diamond adorning the British monarch's crown was taken from Maharaja Duleep Singh by deceit; priceless jewels of the Lahore durbar: these are just some of things observers speculate may be found in a recently discovered Zurich bank vault.
Maharaja Duleep Singh, the last Sikh king and son of the legendary Ranjit Singh, was brought to England when he was just eight years old.
The Kohinoor was taken from Duleep Singh while he was still a child and sent as a present from the East India Company to Queen Victoria.
www.hindu.com /thehindu/fline/fl1419/14190670.htm   (705 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Duleep Singh took his mother's ashes to India, but was not allowed to leave his ship or visit the Punjab.
Duleep Singh donated most of the Church's silver and the marble altar piece, and his children built a stained glass window in his memory.
Prince Frederick Duleep Singh MA, MVO, FSA died at Blo' Norton on August 15th, 1926, and is buried in the Blo' Norton church yard.
www.sikh-heritage.co.uk /heritage/heritagebritain/sheribritain.htm   (4244 words)

  
 Maharani Jind Kaur
She was daughter of Manna Singh, an Aulakh Jatt of Gujranwala, who held an humble position at the court as an overseer of the royal kennels.
Raja Hera Singh, Dhian Singh's son, with the support of the army and chiefs, wiped out the Sandhawalia faction Shortly after, Hira Singh captured the Fort of Lahore and on 16 September 1845, the army proclaimed minor Duleep singh the sovereign of the State Hira Singh was appointed the wazir.
When Jawahar Singh was assassinated by the army Panchayats suspecting his hand in the murder of Kanvar Pashayra Singh, Jind Kaur gave vent to her anguish with loud lamentation.
www.sikh-history.com /sikhhist/warriors/jindkaur.html   (1268 words)

  
 Prem Singh Hoti Baba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Prem Singh Hoti, Baba historian and biographer, was born on 2 November 1882 at Hoti, near Mardan, in North-West Frontier Province, now part of Pakistan.
His father Ganda Singh, a man of means, traced his ancestry back to Bhalla family of Goindval, in Amritsar district, to which noted Sikh savant Bhai Gurdas belonged.
Prem Singh took to the task with a rare zeal and biographies flowed from his pen prolifically, establishing this genre firmly in Punjabi writing and creating a new interest in Sikh history.
www.sikhpoint.com /religion/sikhcommunity/PremSinghHotiBaba.htm   (410 words)

  
 Duleep Singh's statue defaced : HindustanTimes.com/UK: News for UK Asians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A bronze statue of Maharaja Duleep Singh has been defaced, in what is being seen as a racially motivated act by the police.
He added that Duleep Singh, who was the last Prince of  Punjab and lived in nearby Elveden Hall, had given much to the town, for which its people ought to be grateful.
Duleep Singh had transferred his rights to the English in exchange for a pension and travelled to Suffolk, where in 1863 he bought the Elveden estate.
www.hindustantimes.com /2005/Mar/14/5983_1279160,00430004.htm   (449 words)

  
 Koh-i-Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The diamond is part of the British crown jewels and the legacy of Maharaja Duleep Singh, son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
He says that Duleep Singh, who was eight at the time and under a British regent, was too young to sign a legitimate international document.
In fact she, was Princess Catherine Hilda Duleep Singh, born in 1811, educated at Somerville College, Oxford, the middle of the three daughters of the last king of the Sikhs.
www.student.utwente.nl /~kohinoor/nieuws.html   (2781 words)

  
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Police are treating the defacing of the towering memorial of Thetford's 19th century Sikh benefactor, the Maharajah Duleep Singh, as racially motivated.
He said Duleep Singh, who was the last Prince of the Punjab who lived in nearby Elveden Hall, had given much to the town, for which its people ought to be grateful.
Duleep Singh's son, Frederick, gave the Ancient House in Thetford to the town for use as a museum.
www.nriinternet.com /NRIsikhs/History   (564 words)

  
 Maharaja Raj Rani
Dalip Singh was the youngest son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
On March 29 1849 at the age of twelve the young Dalip singh was made to sign over the the sovereignty of the Punjab and relinquish all claims to the property of his kingdom, including the Kohinoor diamond.
Maharaja Dalip Singh was still a child at the time of the annexation of Punjab and there was no one to dispense any religious education to him.
www.info-sikh.com /RRPage2.html   (760 words)

  
 Second Anglo Sikh War
This treaty was to remain in operation until the minor Maharaja Duleep Singh attained the age of 16.
Abbott's treatment of Chatar Singh, a chief of eminence and position since Ranjit Singh's time and whose daughter was betrothed to the young Maharaja Duleep Singh, was humiliating.
Chatar Singh's son Raja Sher Singh, who had steadfastly fought on the side of Herbert Edwardes against Diwan Mul Raj, was greatly exercised, and he joined hands with the Diwan's force on 14 September 1848.
www.sikh-history.com /sikhhist/events/anglosikhwars2.html   (3211 words)

  
 ~ WILLIAM HOPKINSON ~ Spy, Patriot, Canadian Martyr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gurdit Singh Sarhali was born and raised in Amritsar, the Sikh holy city in the Punjab.
Gurdit Singh and his "Committee of Safety on the 'Komagata Maru'" agreed to drop their fight for entry into Canada, and were expected to steam out of Burrard Inlet by the end of the week.
Gurdit Singh and the passengers on board, while deeply resenting the judgement of the court against them, seemingly accepted the verdict without any hostility and they reported that their only anxiety was that they be permitted to sail at the earliest possible opportunity to their homes.
www.canadafirst.net /our_heritage/hopkinson   (5689 words)

  
 Historical Sikh Events at Gateway to Sikhism:The Turbulent Years 1839-49 
Hira Singh Dogra and his advisor, one Brahmin named Jalla had whole administration in their hands, Maharaja Dilip Singh was just a figurative head of state.
Hira Singh Dogra was irked at the suggestion of his uncle for removal of Pundit Jalla and he ordered Punjabi Troops to storm their citadel of Mian Wadda.
Gulab Singh sent 1000 horsemen, and Hira Singh and Jalla came out of their palace and slowly and quietly crossed river Ravi from Shahdra and were on their way to Jammu with more crores of treasury.
www.allaboutsikhs.com /events/turblnyears.htm   (2760 words)

  
 Maharajah Duleep Singh - The Maharajah of Lahore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Maharajah Duleep Singh, the Maharajah of Lahore and King of the Sikh Empire, was born on the 6th September 1838.
The son of the legendary Lion of the Punjab - Maharajah Ranjit Singh, and the Messalina of the Punjab - Maharani Jind Kaur, the young Duleep Singh came to the throne of Punjab in 1843 succeeding his half brother Maharajah Sher Singh.
Maharajah Duleep Singh's a arrival to the shores of England in 1854 threw him into a different limelight.
www.duleepsingh.com /home.asp   (503 words)

  
 BBC - Norfolk Faith - Norfolk Celebrates its Sikh Heritage
Duleep Singh became the last Maharajah of the Punjab at the age of five and the first Sikh settler in Britain at only 11 when he gave up his crown.
Duleep Singh loved Elveden and rebuilt the church, cottages and the school.
The Maharajah died in Paris in 1893 and is buried in Elveden Church beside the grave of his wife Maharani Bamba, and his son Prince Edward Albert Duleep Singh.
www.bbc.co.uk /norfolk/faith/sikh_heritage.shtml   (509 words)

  
 Zurich deposit box can unravel secret about Kohinoor `lost'
The name of one of Duleep Singh's daughters, Catherine, appears on a list of bank accounts of Holocaust victims that the Swiss Government published last month as part of the ongoing efforts by survivors of the Holocaust to reclaim fortunes that were deposited in Switzerland by their families, but concealed by Swiss Banks.
Duleep Singh converted to Christianity and lived in exile in Britain on his estate at Elveden Hall in Suffolk on a ``pension'' of œ50,000 a year from the British.
Duleep Singh's will which is lodged in the Public Record's Office in London, according to the paper, ``discloses an estate of just œ7,219'' which was left to his sons Victor and Frederick.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19970804/21650623.html   (493 words)

  
 Historical Sikh Events at Gateway to Sikhism:The First Anglo Sikh War    (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kharak Singh's son Noanihal Singh was proclaimed the king of the Punjab and Dhian Singh as a Wazir.
In January 1841, Sher Singh was proclaimed the king of the Punjab with the help of the Sikh army and again Dhian Singh became the wazir.
In September 1843, Dalip Singh, minor son of Ranjit Singh, became the king and Rani Jindhan as regent.
www.allaboutsikhs.com /events/aswar1_9.htm   (587 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Norfolk | Racist attack on statue of Sikh
The statue of Maharajah Duleep Singh riding a horse, which stands in his adopted town of Thetford, Norfolk, was attacked early on Friday morning.
Duleep Singh (1838-1893), the last native ruler of the Punjab in India, lived in the nearby Elvedon Hall, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
The statue was erected by the Duleep Singh Centenary Trust in 1999.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/click/rss/0.91/public/-/1/hi/england/norfolk/4342973.stm   (210 words)

  
 Duleep Singh Photograph Album   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Photography was invented at about the time that Duleep Singh was born in 1838 and this collection begins with one of the first photographs taken outside of Europe of the ten year old Maharajah taken by the East India Company in 1848.
Beginning with a straight forward summary of the early history of Duleep Singh and his Kingdom in Punjab, the story is brought right up to date with photos of places associated with the family such as the house in Holland Park, London which stands just a stones throw away from the present day Central Gurdwara.
Maharajah Duleep Singh had two further daughters by is second wife, but none of his children had any offspring and so bringing to an end the legacy of Maharajah Ranjit Singh.
www.bsingh.dsl.pipex.com /khalsa/duleepsinghbook.htm   (597 words)

  
 lahore4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
at Lahore, 1874), daughter of Hari Singh, a Varaich Jat, Lambardar of Ladhewala, Gujranwala district.
1860, a daughter of Sardar Fateh Singh, of Suga, in Thanesar district.
5) Sardar Narain Singh, son of Atar Singh, of Bhano Bhindi, Sialkot district.
www.4dw.net /royalark/India4/lahore4.htm   (1222 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Maharaj Duleep Singh became the last ruler of an independent Sikh Punjab as a boy in 1843.
Wars with the British led to the eventual annexation of the Punjab and the surrender by young Duleep Singh of his sovereign rights and property(including the world famous Koh-i-Noor Diamond), to the British crown in exchange for a pension.
A stature of the Maharaj is planned for Butten Island in Thetford and a few of the Duleep Singh collection of paintings are on display at King's House and the Ancient House Museum, the latter also housing a small display about the Maharaj.
freespace.virgin.net /peter.steward/singh.htm   (254 words)

  
 A Trail Of Anglo-Sikh Heritage Around London - 24 Hour Museum - official guide to UK museums, galleries, ...
Perhaps the most poignant vestige of the Anglo Sikh Wars was the subsequent assimilation of Duleep Singh into British life and at the Tower of London a lasting reminder of this can be viewed.
Duleep Singh’s mother Rani Jindan lived for a short time towards the end of her life at Abingdon House in London and the late Maharajah himself – having various residences around the UK – had a London residence at No.37 Hampton Court Road.
Udham Singh was sentenced to death at the central criminal court of the old Bailey in June 1940 and was hanged at Pentonville Prison on 13th July.
www.24hourmuseum.org.uk /trlout_gfx_en/tra25902.html   (2065 words)

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