People remember that they had studied about Shivaji in their history subject in their childhood. Few facts about Shivaji are given below.
- Shivaji was born on February 19th, 1630 in Shivneri Fort.
- Shivneri Fort is in Junnar near Pune and this place is one of the tourist attractions in Maharashtra.
- Shivaji belongs to Bhosle family who had established by the independent Maratha kingdom.
- First victory of Shivaji was occupying the Torna Fort in Bijapur at the age of 16 years.
- By 1654, all the kingdoms in the Konkan shore were ruled by Shivaji.
- Even though Chatrapati name was popular for Shivaji, his full name was Shivaji Shahaji Bhosle.
- Maharashtra government will celebrate Shivajiâ€™s birthday officially.
- Shivaji died on April 3rd, 1680 in Raigad Fort.
- Shivaji had seven wives and eight children.