Tarabai

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Tarabai Bhosale (14 April 1675 – 9 December 1761 ) was the regent of the Maratha Empire of India from 1700 until 1708.wikipedia
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Maratha Empire

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Tarabai Bhosale (14 April 1675 – 9 December 1761 ) was the regent of the Maratha Empire of India from 1700 until 1708.
Following a brief struggle with his aunt Tarabai, Shahu became the ruler and appointed Balaji Vishwanath and later, his descendants, as the peshwas or prime ministers of the empire.

Rajaram I

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She was the queen of Chhatrapati Rajaram Bhosale, daughter-in-law of the empire's founder Shivaji and mother of Shivaji II.
His other wives were Tarabai, the daughter of Hambirrao Mohite, the army chief who succeeded Prataprao, and Rajasbai from the influential Ghatge family of Kagal.

Shivaji II

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She was the queen of Chhatrapati Rajaram Bhosale, daughter-in-law of the empire's founder Shivaji and mother of Shivaji II.
Shivaji II or Shivaji Rajaram Bhonsle (9 June 1696 – 14 March 1726) was the son of Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Rajaram I and his wife Tarabai.

Chhatrapati

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She was the queen of Chhatrapati Rajaram Bhosale, daughter-in-law of the empire's founder Shivaji and mother of Shivaji II.
The title was held by his successors who were themselves very powerful like Sambhaji, Tarabai, Shahu.

Shivaji

Shivaji MaharajChhatrapati Shivaji MaharajChhatrapati Shivaji
She was the queen of Chhatrapati Rajaram Bhosale, daughter-in-law of the empire's founder Shivaji and mother of Shivaji II.
The period saw the capture, torture, and execution of Sambhaji in 1689, and the Marathas offering strong resistance under the leadership of Sambhaji's successor, Rajaram and then Rajaram's widow Tarabai.

Hambirrao Mohite

Hambirao Mohite
Tarabai came from the Mohite clan and was daughter of famed Maratha general Hambirao Mohite.
He was father of Tarabai, wife of Rajaram Chhatrapati and the first regent of Kolhapur.

Rajaram II of Satara

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In 1740s, during the last years of Shahu's life, Tarabai brought a child to him: Rajaram II (also known as Ramaraja).
Tarabai had presented him to Shahu as her own grandson and used him to grab power after Shahu's death.

Balaji Vishwanath

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Shahu eventually prevailed thanks to his legal position and in part to the Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath's diplomacy and Tarabai was sidelined.

Shahu I

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In order to divide the Maratha onslaught, the Mughals released Shahuji, Sambhaji's son and Tarabai's nephew, on certain conditions.
At that time he fought a brief war with his aunt Tarabai in an internecine conflict to gain the Maratha throne in 1708.

Kolhapur State

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She established a rival court in Kolhapur in 1709 but was deposed by Rajaram's other widow, Rajasabai, who put her own son, Sambhaji II, on the throne.
The Dowager Maharani Tarabai (a widow of Rajaram Chhatrapati, younger son of Shivaji Maharaj) proclaimed her son Shivaji II, as Chhatrapati Maharaj under her regency.

Aurangzeb

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The Maratha country was relieved at the news of the death of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb who died at Khuldabad in Aurangabad in 1707.
His successor Rajaram, later Rajaram's widow Tarabai and their Maratha forces fought individual battles against the forces of the Mughal Empire.

Balaji Baji Rao

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When Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao left for the Mughal frontier, Tarabai urged Rajaram II to remove him from the post of Peshwa.
The Maratha noblewoman Tarabai was the head of a family that was a rival claimant to the Chhatrapati title.

Salabat Jung

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She also sought help from Ramdas, a Brahmin in the service of Nizam Salabat Jung, offering him to make the Peshwa.
As he marched, he contrived to send messages to Tara Bai at Satara and received from the old queen favourable and encouraging replies.

Sambhaji II

She established a rival court in Kolhapur in 1709 but was deposed by Rajaram's other widow, Rajasabai, who put her own son, Sambhaji II, on the throne.
After defeat by Shahu, Sambhaji's stepmother, Tarabai then set up a rival court in Kolhapur with her son Shivaji II as Raja of Kolhapur from 1710 to 1714.

Damaji Rao Gaekwad

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Umabai dispatched a 15,000 troops led by Damaji Rao Gaekwad in support of Tarabai.
When he refused to do so, she sided with Tarabai in a rebellion against the Peshwa.

Umabai Dabhade

Umabaisaheb Khanderao Dabhade
Earlier, in October 1750, Tarabai had met Umabai Dabhade, who also held a grudge against the Peshwa.
Tarabai, the former Maratha Queen, also held a grudge against the Peswha.

Peshwa Bajirao (TV series)

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* Pallavi Joshi plays the role of Tarabai in Peshwa Bajirao.

Jejuri

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On 14 September 1752, the two took oaths at Khandoba temple in Jejuri, promising mutual peace.
The temple was the site of a historic treaty between Tarabai and Balaji Bajirao on 14 September 1752.

Mughal Empire

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She is acclaimed for her role in keeping alive the resistance against Mughal occupation of Maratha territories after the death of her spouse, and acted as regent during the minority of her son.

Soyarabai

Soyrabai
She also was the niece of Soyarabai and therefore a cousin of her husband, Rajaram.

Ceasefire

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A truce was offered to the Mughals in such a way that it was promptly rejected by the Mughal emperor and Tarabai continued the Maratha resistance.

Narmada River

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By 1705, Marathas had crossed the Narmada River and made small incursions in Malwa, retreating immediately.

Malwa

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By 1705, Marathas had crossed the Narmada River and made small incursions in Malwa, retreating immediately.

Khuldabad

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The Maratha country was relieved at the news of the death of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb who died at Khuldabad in Aurangabad in 1707.