Facts about Chatrapati Shivaji | Shivaji Was Born In 1630

September 25th, 2011| In India.

Chatrapati Shivaji

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 Shivaji’s birthday officially.
  • Shivaji died on April 3rd, 1680 in Raigad Fort.
  • Shivaji had seven wives and eight children.

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