Maharaja Umaid Singh

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Maharaja Umaid Singh

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Birthplace: Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Death: June 09, 1947 (43)
Mt Abu, Rajasthan, India
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Son of Maharaja Sardar Singh and Lakhsman Kanwar
Husband of Badan Kanwar
Father of Maharaja Hanwant Singh; Himmat Singh; Hari Singh; Padmavati Devi; Devi Singh and 1 other
Brother of Maharaja Sumair Singh; Marudhar Kanwar; Suraj Kanwar and Maharaja Ajit Singh

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About Maharaja Umaid Singh

Umaid Singh was Maharaja of Jodhpur from 1918 to his death. The second son of Maharaja Sir Sardar Singh, he succeeded his elder brother Maharaja Sir Sumair Singh upon his death in 1918; in 1922 he served as the ADC to the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII). Ruling under the regency of his granduncle until 1923, he was then formally invested as Maharaja by Lord Reading. During his reign, Sir Umaid Singh reformed and reorganised the Jodhpur State Forces and the judicial department, introduced a scheme for extending primary education, revised the land revenue settlement and established state pensions and a Provident Fund for state employees.

http://www.maharajajodhpur.com/hh/hist_umaid.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umaid_Singh

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Maharaja Umaid Singh's Timeline

1903
July 8, 1903
Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
1923
June 16, 1923
Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
1925
1925
1929
1929
1930
1930
1933
1933
1937
1937
1947
June 9, 1947
Age 43
Mt Abu, Rajasthan, India