Who is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj?

Updated: Oct 19, 2021


Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was the founder of the Maratha empire. Shivaji Maharaj was a brave, wise, and fearless ruler. He was deeply interested in religious practice. Shivaji was born on 19th February 1630 in the Shivaneri fort. His father Shahji Bhosle was a powerful feud and his mother Jijabai was an outstanding lady born of Jadhav. Shivaji was a master in many arts. He taught politics and war in his childhood.