Nanasaheb Peshwa

Military Person

1721 – 1761

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Who was Nanasaheb Peshwa?

Nanasaheb Peshwa, also known as Balaji Baji Rao, was the son of Bajirao from his marriage with Kashibai and one of the Peshwa of the Maratha Empire. He contributed heavily to the development of the city of Pune, India. He was appointed as Peshwa by Chattrapati Shahu himself. At time of his death in 1749, the issueless Shahu made him the Peshwas of Maratha Empire.

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Born
Dec 8, 1721
Also known as
  • Balaji Bajirao
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Religion
  • Hinduism
Ethnicity
  • Marathi people
Nationality
  • India
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Died
Jun 23, 1761

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on July 23, 2013

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