Madho Rao Scindia, Maharaja of Gwalior - Informative & researched article on Madho Rao Scindia, Maharaja of Gwalior
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesHistory of India


in  
 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
History of India|Indian Temples|Indian Museums|Indian Literature|Geography of India|Flora & Fauna|Indian Purans|Indian Philosophy|Indian Administration|Indian Languages|Education
Home > Reference > History of India > Medieval History of India > Maratha Empire > Madho Rao Scindia
Madho Rao Scindia, Maharaja of Gwalior
Madho Rao Scindia was the 5th Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior. Madho Rao acceded to the royal throne in the year 1886 and ruled to till the year 1925.
 
 Madho Rao Scindia, Maharaja of GwaliorMadho Rao Scindia was one of the most prominent and the 5th Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior. He was born on 20th October 1876. Madho Rao acceded to the royal throne in the year 1886 and ruled to till the year 1925, when he died. The British administration recognized him as a noted and progressive ruler of one of the most important princely states of India. Madho Rao Scindia of Gwalior married twice but had children only from his second wife in the year 1913. The royal couple had one daughter and one son; and King George V and Queen Mary were the sponsors of the children. Maharajdhiraja Maharaja Sir George Jivaji Rao Scindia, the only son of Madho Rao Scindia, succeeded him and became the 6th Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior. The daughter of the Maharaja was married but died in the year 1934. The Maharaja of Gwalior, Madho Rao Scindia, was also well known as the rejected suitor of Princess Indira of Baroda (mother of Gayatri Devi), who broke her engagement through a letter.

Titles of Madho Rao Scindia
Maharaja Madho Rao Scindia of Gwalior held several titles through out his reign. These are mentioned below-
* Yuvaraja Maharaj Shrimant Madho Rao Scindia Bahadur (1876- 1886)
* His Highness Ali Jah, Umdat ul-Umara, Hisam us-Sultanat, Mukhtar ul-Mulk, Azim ul-Iqtidar, Rafi-us-Shan, Wala Shikoh, Muhtasham-i-Dauran, Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Shrimant Madho Rao Scindia Bahadur, Shrinath, Mansur-i-Zaman, Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Mua'zzama-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior (1886- 1895)
* His Highness Ali Jah, Umdat ul-Umara, Hisam us-Sultanat, Mukhtar ul-Mulk, Azim ul-Iqtidar, Rafi-us-Shan, Wala Shikoh, Muhtasham-i-Dauran, Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Shrimant Sir Madho Rao Scindia Bahadur, Shrinath, Mansur-i-Zaman, Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Mua'zzama-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior, GCSI (1895- 1898)
* Colonel His Highness Ali Jah, Umdat ul-Umara, Hisam us-Sultanat, Mukhtar ul-Mulk, Azim ul-Iqtidar, Rafi-us-Shan, Wala Shikoh, Muhtasham-i-Dauran, Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Shrimant Sir Madho Rao Scindia Bahadur, Shrinath, Mansur-i-Zaman, Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Mua'zzama-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior, GCSI (1898- 1900)
* Colonel His Highness Ali Jah, Umdat ul-Umara, Hisam us-Sultanat, Mukhtar ul-Mulk, Azim ul-Iqtidar, Rafi-us-Shan, Wala Shikoh, Muhtasham-i-Dauran, Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Shrimant Sir Madho Rao Scindia Bahadur, Shrinath, Mansur-i-Zaman, Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Mua'zzama-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior, GCSI, KIH (1900- 1902)
* Colonel His Highness Ali Jah, Umdat ul-Umara, Hisam us-Sultanat, Mukhtar ul-Mulk, Azim ul-Iqtidar, Rafi-us-Shan, Wala Shikoh, Muhtasham-i-Dauran, Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Shrimant Sir Madho Rao Scindia Bahadur, Shrinath, Mansur-i-Zaman, Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Mua'zzama-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior, GCSI, GCVO, KIH (1902- 1910)
* Major-General His Highness Ali Jah, Umdat ul-Umara, Hisam us-Sultanat, Mukhtar ul-Mulk, Azim ul-Iqtidar, Rafi-us-Shan, Wala Shikoh, Muhtasham-i-Dauran, Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Shrimant Sir Madho Rao Scindia Bahadur, Shrinath, Mansur-i-Zaman, Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Mua'zzama-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior, GCSI, GCVO, KIH (1910- 1917)
* Major-General His Highness Ali Jah, Umdat ul-Umara, Hisam us-Sultanat, Mukhtar ul-Mulk, Azim ul-Iqtidar, Rafi-us-Shan, Wala Shikoh, Muhtasham-i-Dauran, Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Shrimant Sir Madho Rao Scindia Bahadur, Shrinath, Mansur-i-Zaman, Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Mua'zzama-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior, GCSI, GCVO, GBE, KIH (1917- 1918)
* Lieutenant-General His Highness Ali Jah, Umdat ul-Umara, Hisam us-Sultanat, Mukhtar ul-Mulk, Azim ul-Iqtidar, Rafi-us-Shan, Wala Shikoh, Muhtasham-i-Dauran, Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Shrimant Sir Madho Rao Scindia Bahadur, Shrinath, Mansur-i-Zaman, Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Mua'zzama-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior, GCSI, GCVO, GBE, KIH (1918- 1925)

Honours of Madho Rao Scindia
* Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India- GCSI (1895)
* Kaiser-i-Hind, 1st Class- KIH (1900)
* China War Medal (1901)
* Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order- GCVO (1902)
* King Edward VII Coronation Medal (1902)
* Grand Cross of the Order of Philip the Magnanimous of Hesse (1903)
* Delhi Durbar Gold Medal (1903)
* King George V Coronation Medal (1911)
* Bailiff Grand Cross of the Order of St John- GCStJ (1911)
* Delhi Durbar Gold Medal (1911)
* Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire- GBE (1917)

(Last Updated on : 22/03/2012)
More Articles in Maratha Empire  (65)
Recently Updated Articles in History of India
Military Administration of Tipu sultan
Military administration of Tipu Sultan gives evidence for the well furnished military forces.
Religious Administration of Tipu Sultan
Religious Administration of Tipu Sultan deserve appraisal due to his direct involvement in religious affairs.
Foreign Policy of Tipu Sultan
Foreign policy of Tipu Sultan includes his relationship with Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey and France in military, political, trade issues.
Land Revenue system of Tipu Sultan
Land revenue system of Tipu Sultan was one of the important measures by the King to bring proper reformation.
Forts of Shivaji
Forts of Shivaji have been marvellously built and figure many in number, almost over three hundred. There is no monotony seen in the construction of the various forts, and they correspond to the topography of the land.
E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
Forum
Forum on History of India
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Reference
 
 
Madho Rao Scindia, Maharaja of Gwalior - Informative & researched article on Madho Rao Scindia, Maharaja of Gwalior
Sitemap
Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.