Yashwantrao Holkar

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H. H. Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Shrimant Yashwant Rao Holkar (Marathi: यशवंतराव होळकर) Bahadur, belonging to the subordinate feudatory Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empires was the subordinate feudatory raja of the Maratha Empire.wikipedia
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Pune

PoonaPune, IndiaPune City
In May 1802, he marched towards Pune the seat of the Peshwa.
In 1802 Pune was captured by Yashwantrao Holkar in the Battle of Poona, directly precipitating the Second Anglo-Maratha War of 1803–1805.

Holkar

HolkarsHolkar dynastyMaharaja Holkar
H. H. Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Shrimant Yashwant Rao Holkar (Marathi: यशवंतराव होळकर) Bahadur, belonging to the subordinate feudatory Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empires was the subordinate feudatory raja of the Maratha Empire.
His son Yashwantrao Holkar (r.

Ujjain

UjjayiniUjjainiUjjayani
In January 1799, Yashwant Rao Holkar was crowned King, as per Hindu Vedic rites and in May, 1799, he captured Ujjain.
On 1 September, Yashwantrao Holkar entered the city, and demanded a sum of 15 lakh rupees from the city.

Battle of Poona

Battle of HadapsarBattle of Pune
This gave rise to the Battle of Poona in which the Peshwa was defeated.
In May 1802, Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar marched towards Pune to solve the disputes.

Peshwa

PeshwasPeshweMaratha Peshwa
Yashwant Rao rebelled against the policies of the Peshwa Baji Rao II.

David Ochterlony

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He defeated the British army, led by Colonel Fawcett, at Kunch, in Bundelkhand as well as attacked Delhi to free the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II, who was imprisoned by the British and attacked the army of Colonel Ochterlony and Berne.
In 1804, he defended the city with a very inadequate force against an attack by Yashwantrao Holkar which earned him the highest approbation from the Commander-in-Chief.

Amrut Rao

Amrit RaoAmrutrao
Vithojirao Holkar declared that he was working for Amrutrao, who was more capable of being the Peshwa than Bajirao II.
In 1803, Yashwant Rao Holkar invaded Pune and deposed his adoptive brother Peshwa Baji Rao II.

Bhanpura

Daraki-Chattan
To make his plan a success he decided to stay in Bhanpura to form a large army and manufacture cannons.He was successful in his endeavour of keeping the British out of his state and started making preparations to drive the British out of India.
At that time, Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar, who was a strong nationalist, decided to drive the British out of India.

Baji Rao II

Bajirao IIBaji Rao Peshwa
Yashwant Rao rebelled against the policies of the Peshwa Baji Rao II.
In 1802, Scindia's rival chief Yashwant Rao Holkar marched towards Poona.

Maratha Empire

MarathaMarathasMaratha Confederacy
H. H. Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Shrimant Yashwant Rao Holkar (Marathi: यशवंतराव होळकर) Bahadur, belonging to the subordinate feudatory Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empires was the subordinate feudatory raja of the Maratha Empire.
In 1799, Yashwantrao Holkar was crowned King of Holkars, he captured Ujjain.

Daulat Rao Sindhia

Daulat Rao ScindiaDaulat ScindiaDaulatrao Scindia
Accompanied by Raghuji Bhonsale and Daulat Scindia, Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar on 4 June 1803 decided to fight against the British force after their meeting at Bodwad.
At this time the death of the young Peshwa, Madhavrao II (1795), and the troubles which it occasioned, the demise of Tukojirao Holkar and the rise of the turbulent Yashwantrao Holkar, together with the intrigues of Nana Farnavis, threw the confederacy into confusion and enabled Sindhia to gain the ascendancy.

Vithoji Rao Holkar

Vithojirao
Malharrao, Vithojirao, and Yashwantrao opposed Kashirao and demanded that Malharrao should be the heir after Maharaja Tukojirao.
To acquire more resources, Yashwant Rao Holkar started freebooting campaign towards the north, whereas Vithoji started a campaign of plunder and rapine towards the south.

Shah Alam II

Shah AlamAli GauharEmperor Shah Alam II
He defeated the British army, led by Colonel Fawcett, at Kunch, in Bundelkhand as well as attacked Delhi to free the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II, who was imprisoned by the British and attacked the army of Colonel Ochterlony and Berne.
The Marathas in 1804 under Yashwantrao Holkar tried to snatch Delhi from the British in Siege of Delhi (1804), but failed.

Kashi Rao Holkar

Kashi Rao Holkar was not an able ruler, but Malhar Rao Holkar had all the qualities of an able ruler and was also a military leader; naturally, the people and the soldiers preferred Malharrao.
The death of Tukoji Rao proved disastrous to the interests of the Holkars, as it marked the commencement of a period of prolonged strife between his four sons Kashi Rao Holkar, Malhar Rao (II)Holkar, Yashwant Rao Holkar and Vithoji Holakr.

Battle of Ujjain

defeat of Ujjain
The Battle of Ujjain took place on 4 July 1801, Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar attacked Sindhia's capital Ujjain, and after defeating Sindhia’s army led by John Hessing, extorted a large sum from its inhabitants, but did not ravage the town.
In July 1801, Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar attacked Sindhia's capital Ujjain, and after defeating Sindhia’s army led by John Hessing, extorted a large sum from its inhabitants, but did not ravage the town.

Balaji Kunjar

Balaji KunjirBaloji Kunjar
Bajirao II sent Balaji Kunjir and Bapurao Ghokale to arrest Vithojirao Holkar, and in April, 1801, Vithojirao was arrested and taken to Pune.

Battle of Assaye

AssayeAssaye 1803Massacre of Assaye
On 30 December 1803, the Scindia signed the Treaty of Surji-Anjangaon with the British after the Battle of Assaye and ceded to the British Ganges-Jumna Doab, the Delhi-Agra region, parts of Bundelkhand, Broach, some districts of Gujarat, fort of Ahmmadnagar.
Feuding between the two dominant powers within the Maratha Empire, Yashwant Rao Holkar and Daulat Rao Scindia, led to civil war at the turn of the 19th century.

Battle of Farrukhabad

Farrukhabadcavalry affair at Fathghar
In Farrukhabad, Lord Lake was a mute spectator, watching Yashwantrao Holkar proceeding towards Deeg; he didn't dare attack Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar.
The Battle of Farrukhabad (14 November 1804) was an engagement during the Second Anglo-Maratha War between forces of the British East India Company and those of Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar of the Maratha Empire.

Khande Rao Holkar

He imprisoned Malharrao’s pregnant wife, Jijabai, who gave birth to Khande Rao Holkar, and Bhimabai Holkar, daughter of Yashwantrao Holkar.

Vasai

BasseinBaçaimBassien
He then went to Suwarnadurgh, and on 1 December 1802, went to Bassein via a ship named Harkuriyan.
In 1801, Yashwantrao Holkar rebelled against the rival factions of the Maratha Empire.

Tonk State

TonkNawab of TonkTonk (princely state)
The British gave the Jahagir of Tonk to Amir Khan Pindari, and a Mahal and a Jahagir in Delhi were given to Bhawani Shankar Khatri.
Amir Khan rose to be a military commander in the service of Yashwantrao Holkar of the Maratha Empire in 1798.

Siege of Bharatpur (1805)

BhurtporeBattle of BharatpurSiege of Bharatpur
The subsequent siege of Bharatpur lasted for three months and was compared with the war described in the epic Mahabharata.
The raja of Bharatpur, Ranjit Singh had promised to join the British but instead formed an alliance with the Indore Maharaja Holkar, who was allied to the Maratha Empire.

Gerard Lake, 1st Viscount Lake

Gerard LakeLord LakeGeneral Lake
On 8 June 1804, the Governor General, in a letter to General Gerard Lake, wrote that the defeat caused a great insult.
Operations continued against Yashwantrao Holkar, who, on 17 November 1804, was defeated by Lake at the Battle of Farrukhabad.

Marathi language

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H. H. Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Shrimant Yashwant Rao Holkar (Marathi: यशवंतराव होळकर) Bahadur, belonging to the subordinate feudatory Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empires was the subordinate feudatory raja of the Maratha Empire.

Raja

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H. H. Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Shrimant Yashwant Rao Holkar (Marathi: यशवंतराव होळकर) Bahadur, belonging to the subordinate feudatory Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empires was the subordinate feudatory raja of the Maratha Empire.