About HH Maharaja Kerala Varma Chingamaasathil Theeppetta Valiya Thampuran, Cochin (1888 - 1895)
He was the younger brother of Rama Varma(1864-1888). He was well versed with English. He got K.C.I.E(KNIGHT COMMANDER OF MOST EMINENT ORDER OF THE INDIAN EMPIRE) before he became the ruler. In 1890 Govinda Menon resigned as the devan of Cochin and he was succeeded by C. Thiruvenkatacharya. Thiruvenkatacharya died in 1893 and was inturn succeeded by Subramnya pilla. In 1893 he went on a pilgrimage to Kashi,Gaya, Calcutta. He left for his Heavenly abode on 1895 September (1071 Chinga 27th) while he was in Thripunithura. He is also known as Chinga Masatrhil Theepta Vallia Thampuran.