Peshwa

Extent of the Maratha Confederacy, 1795
Statue of Balaji Vishwanath, the first Peshwa from the Bhat family, at Shrivardhan, Raigad district, Maharashtra, India.
Statue of Bajirao I, the second Peshwa from the Bhat family, outside Shaniwar Wada, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Shaniwar Wada's Delhi Gate. It was the seat of the Peshwas at Pune, Maharashtra, India.
His Highness Shrimant Sawai Madhavrao Peshwa or Madhav Rao II Narayan and his Prime minister Nana Phadnavis, with two attendants at Pune.

The appointed (later becoming 'hereditary') Prime Minister of the Maratha Empire of the Indian subcontinent.

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Ibrahim Khan Gardi (Pashto origin) (left) with Sadashivrao Bhau

Ibrahim Khan Gardi

Muslim general of Maratha Empire.

Muslim general of Maratha Empire.

Ibrahim Khan Gardi (Pashto origin) (left) with Sadashivrao Bhau

An expert in artillery, he initially served the Nizam of Hyderabad, before working for the Peshwa of the Maratha Empire.

Ashta Pradhan

System of ministerial delegation in Maratha empire.

System of ministerial delegation in Maratha empire.

In the later era of the Maratha Empire, these deputies and their staff constituted the core of the Peshwa's bureaucracy.

Moreshvar Pingale

Nilakanth Moreshvar Pingale was the second Peshwa of the Maratha Empire.

Pilaji Rao Gaekwad

Maratha general.

Maratha general.

When Trimbak Rao was killed for rebelling against the Maratha Peshwa in 1731, his minor son Yashwant Rao Dabhade was appointed as the senapati.

Battle of Khadki

The Battle of Khadki, also known as or The Battle of Ganeshkhind, took place at modern day Khadki, India on 5 November 1817 between the forces of the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire under the leadership of Appasaheb Bhonsle.

The Battle of Khadki, also known as or The Battle of Ganeshkhind, took place at modern day Khadki, India on 5 November 1817 between the forces of the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire under the leadership of Appasaheb Bhonsle.

Plan of action

Due to a titular de-jure Chhatrapati and Peshwas

Visaji Krushna Biniwale

Visaji Krushna Chinchalkar, popularly known as Visaji Pant Biniwale, was one of the leading Generals of Peshwas in Northern India during 1759 to 1772.

Balaji Kunjar

Sardar and Minister of Affairs in service of Peshwa Baji Rao II.

Sardar and Minister of Affairs in service of Peshwa Baji Rao II.

He was Peshwa Baji Rao II's favorite.

The empire at its greatest extent in c. 1700 under Aurangzeb ((r. 1658 – 1707))

Javji Bamble

The mansabdar of Rajur in the Maratha Empire, was the deshmukh of 60 villages and chief of the Kolis of Bamble clan.

The mansabdar of Rajur in the Maratha Empire, was the deshmukh of 60 villages and chief of the Kolis of Bamble clan.

The empire at its greatest extent in c. 1700 under Aurangzeb ((r. 1658 – 1707))

In 1760, Javji Bamble revolted against the Peshwa Madhavrao.