Peshwe- surname

Started by Vasudev Peshwe on Saturday, January 15, 2011


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1/15/2011 at 10:06 PM

We came to Goa from Tanjavur, Tamilnadu. My great grand father was in Kumbakonam District. From What I know of Maratha history Peshwa was a title for the minister in the Ashta Pradhan Mandal of the administration of king Shivaji. The maratha's had extended their kingdom to Tanjavur earlier Tanjore. It was under Venkojirao. Our ancestors might have been in the then Government as Peshwas. Hence the surname has continued. Like to know more about any other peshwas from that area or any related history of the migration from Poona which was the capital of the Peshwas after Shahu the Maratha KInd, the descendant of Shivaji.We might have been in the

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