Madhavrao Peshwa

Madhavrao Peshwa

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Real Name Madhavrao
Regnal Name Shreemant Madhavrao Ballal Peshwa
Profession Fourth Peshwa of the Maratha Empire
Reign 23 June 1761 – 18 November 1772
Personal Life
Date of Birth 14 February 1745
Birth Place Savnur, Maratha Empire (Now in Karnataka) India
Date of Death 18 November 1772
Place of Death Theur, Maharashtra
Death Cause Tuberculosis
Burial/Memorial Near Ganesha Chintamani Temple, Theur near Pune, Maharashtra
Age (at the time of death) 27 Years
Dynasty/Kingdom Maratha Empire
Hometown Savnur, Karnataka
Educational Qualification Not Known
Family Father– Nanasaheb Peshwa
Mother– Gopikabai
Brothers– Vishwasrao, Narayan Rao
Sister– None
Uncle– Raghunathrao
Religion Hinduism
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Ramabai (died in 1772 during Sati Practice)
Children Not Known


Some Lesser Known Facts About Madhavrao Peshwa I

  • Maratha Empire suffered heavy losses during the third battle of Panipat in 1761. When Madhavrao became Peshwa in 1761, he restored all the things and the event was remembered in the History as the Ressurection of the Maratha Empire.
  • His elder brother Vishwasrao died in the third battle of Panipat with his cousin Sadashivrao Bhau.
  • His father, Nanasaheb was also a Peshwa in the Maratha Empire.
  • During the early wars between Nizam and Maratha Empire, Madhavrao came into conflict with his uncle, Raghunathrao. When Madhavrao was the Peshwa, Raghunathrao was a regent.
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  • The dissent increased between Madhavrao and Raghunathrao in August 1762. Raghunathrao fled to Vadgaon Maval where he started to prepare his own army. Raghunathrao uncle treacherously attacked on Madhavrao’s Army and defeated it. After the surrender of the Madhavrao’s Army, Raghunathrao started controlling all the major decisions with the assistance of Sakharam Bapu. However, on 7 March 1763, Madhavrao retained his position.
  • In 1764, Madhavrao conquered the Kingdom of Mysore and defeated Hyder Ali sultan of Kingdom.
  • On 3 December 1767, British officer Mastin arrived in Pune and met Madhavrao. The English wanted to set up their own army, but Madhavrao did not permit them.
  • Having been raged by his uncle, Raghunathrao’s repeated attempts to overthrow him, Madhavrao staged a war against Raghunathrao and put him under house arrest at Shaniwar Wada, Maharashtra.
  • On 7 September 1769, an assassination attempt was made on him by his uncle when he was returning from the Parvati Temple at Pune. One of his general, Ramsingh abruptly attacked him with a sword. However, Madhavrao managed to save himself at the nick of time.
Madhavrao Peshwa
Madhavrao Peshwa

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