Tarabai

A 1927 depiction of Tarabai in battle by noted Marathi painter M. V. Dhurandhar
Equestrian statue of Tarabai in Kolhapur

The regent of the Maratha Empire of India from 1700 until 1708.

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A 1927 depiction of Tarabai in battle by noted Marathi painter M. V. Dhurandhar

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Sambhaji led the Marathas for the first nine years of the Deccan Wars.

Mughal–Maratha Wars

The Mughal–Maratha Wars, sometimes referred to as a whole as the Deccan War, the Maratha War of Independence, or the 27-years war were a set of wars fought between the Maratha Empire and the Mughal Empire from 1680 to 1707.

The Mughal–Maratha Wars, sometimes referred to as a whole as the Deccan War, the Maratha War of Independence, or the 27-years war were a set of wars fought between the Maratha Empire and the Mughal Empire from 1680 to 1707.

Sambhaji led the Marathas for the first nine years of the Deccan Wars.
Stone arch at Tulapur confluence where Sambhaji was executed.
Aurangzeb leads the Mughal Army during the Battle of Satara
Maratha Empire became major power in the Indian sub-continent after 1720s. The above map is of 1760.

His queen, Tarabai, who was daughter of the Maratha commander-in-chief Hambirrao Mohite, took charge of the Maratha army and continued fighting for the next seven years.

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380 – Theodosius I makes his adventus, or formal entry, into Constantinople.

380 – Theodosius I makes his adventus, or formal entry, into Constantinople.

Solidus depicting Theodosius, with the legend:

("Our Lord Theodosius, pious, fortunate, august")

1750 – Tarabai, regent of the Maratha Empire, imprisons Rajaram II of Satara for refusing to remove Balaji Baji Rao from the post of peshwa.

Ahmad Shah Durrani and his coalition defeat the Maratha Confederacy.

1761

January 14 – Third Battle of Panipat: Ahmad Shah Durrani and his coalition decisively defeat the Maratha Confederacy, and restore the Mughal Empire to Shah Alam II.

January 14 – Third Battle of Panipat: Ahmad Shah Durrani and his coalition decisively defeat the Maratha Confederacy, and restore the Mughal Empire to Shah Alam II.

Ahmad Shah Durrani and his coalition defeat the Maratha Confederacy.
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December 9 – Tarabai, Indian queen regent of the Maratha Empire (b. 1675)

June 18: Battle of Fehrbellin

1675

January 5 – Franco-Dutch War – Battle of Turckheim: The French defeat Austria and Brandenburg.

January 5 – Franco-Dutch War – Battle of Turckheim: The French defeat Austria and Brandenburg.

June 18: Battle of Fehrbellin
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Tarabai, Indian queen regent of the Maratha Empire (d. 1761)

18th Century Maratha Navy Admiral

Kanhoji Angre

Indian admiral of the Maratha Navy.

Indian admiral of the Maratha Navy.

18th Century Maratha Navy Admiral
A painted scroll depicting different types of ships of the Marathan Navy, primarily grabs and gallivats, but also including some captured English ships.
Kanhoji's controlled the northern coastline of the highlighted Konkan coastal area of India
Sarkhel Kanhoji Angre, bust at Ratnadurg fort
A British-Portuguese-Indian naval force attacks the fort of Geriah, 1756
The Samadhi (mausoleum) of Kanhoji Angre at Alibag, Maharashtra.

This was partly to appease Angre who supported the other ruler, Tarabai, who claimed the Maratha throne.

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One of several lists of incumbents.

One of several lists of incumbents.

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Tarabai, regent (1700–1707), widow of Chhatrapati Rajaram

Khandoba and Mhalsa killing demons Mani-Malla — a popular oleograph, c.1880.

Khandoba

Hindu deity worshiped as a manifestation of Shiva mainly in the Deccan plateau of India, especially in the state of Maharashtra and North Karnataka.

Hindu deity worshiped as a manifestation of Shiva mainly in the Deccan plateau of India, especially in the state of Maharashtra and North Karnataka.

Khandoba and Mhalsa killing demons Mani-Malla — a popular oleograph, c.1880.
The sanctum of Khandoba's older temple Kadepathar, Jejuri. Khandoba is worshipped in three forms: stone icon with the consorts (top), metal icon with Mhalsa (mid, covered with garlands) and two lingas, symbolizing him and Mhalsa.
Mani is seen worshipped in the Jejuri temple of Khandoba
Khandoba with his two chief wives: Mhalsa and Banai.
A painting depicts Khandoba riding a white horse with Mhalsa, accompanied with a dog and attendants including a Waghya dancing before him.
Khandoba in a household shrine (devghar) of a Deshastha Brahmin family
A Vaghya, the bard of Khandoba
Khandoba's newer Temple in Jejuri. Notice devotees showering turmeric powder (bhandara) on each other, in a temple festival.
Mylara Lingeshwara Temple at Mylara, Bellary District, Karnataka
Khandoba with Mhalsa, a company style painting from Tiruchirappalli. Khandoba is depicted with the traditional attributes of Shiva like the Trishula, damaru and the deer.
Khandoba with his wives at Mailar Mallanna temple, Khanapur near Bidar, Karnataka.

In 1752, the Maratha dowager queen Tarabai chose Khandoba's Jejuri temple to seal her pact with the Peshwa ruler, Balaji Bajirao, in the deity's presence.

Chimnaji Damodar

Among the first Sardars to cross the boundary of Maharashtra to engage Mughal forces located in the central and northern regions of India in 1698.

Among the first Sardars to cross the boundary of Maharashtra to engage Mughal forces located in the central and northern regions of India in 1698.

In 1707, when Shahu was released by Mughals, Chimnaji Damodar left Tarabai and joined Shahu.

Dhanaji Jadhav

Warrior of the Maratha Empire.

Warrior of the Maratha Empire.

In 1708, with mediation by his assistant Balaji Vishwanath, who would later become Peshwa in 1713, Dhanaji left Tarabai and joined hands with Shahu at Khed.

The Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb leads his final expedition (1705).

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The first Nawab of the Tamil Carnatic State.

The first Nawab of the Tamil Carnatic State.

The Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb leads his final expedition (1705).

In the interim, Raja Ram's wife, Tarabai ruled the empire as regent for her young son, Shiva II.