Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Timeline of Shivaji Maharaj (Shivaji Maharaj History)

19 Feb 1630: Shivaji Maharaj born on Shivneri Fort near Pune and his mother Jijabai named him Shivaji in honour of the goddess Shivai, deity of the fort. (Shivaji Maharaj’s birth date has been a matter of controversy but recently a consensus has been reached and is deemed to be 19 February 1627 Other suggested dates include 6 April 1627).

1640: Shivaji got married to Saibai Nimbalkar. She was Mudhojirao Naik Nimbalkar’s second daughter and sister of Bajaji Rao Naik Nimbalkar of Phaltan. Saibai was Shivaji’s first and most favourite wife.

1646: Shivaji & his friends from Maval took oath of independence in the temple of Rohideshwar. At a young age of 16 he conquered the forts of Torna. Torna fort is the first fort that Shivaji captured.

1648: Conquered Fort kondhana near Pune

1648: Fort Purandar conquered by Shivaji & Raghunath Ballal

15 Jan 1656: Shivaji captured Javli from Chandrarao More

06 Apr 1656: Shivaji captured Raigad

14 May 1657: Birth of Sambhaji Maharaj (Saibai and shivaji’s eldest son)

24 Oct 1657: Shivaji conquered Mughal dominated places Kalyan & Bhivandi

08 Jan 1658: Shivaji took fort Mahuli

21 Jul 1658: Aurangzeb declared himself as New emperor of Mughal kingdom

05 Sep 1659: Shivaji’s first wife Saibai passed away on fort Rajgad

1659: Afzal Khan of Bijapur was killed by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

09 May 1660: Shaiste Khan occupied Shivaji’s Lal Mahal & started staying there

03 Feb 1661: Shivaji defeated Mughal officer Kartalab Khan

05 Apr 1663: Shivaji attacked Shaiste Khan

06 Jan 1664: Shivaji looted prosperous trade center of Aurangzeb at Surat

23 Jan 1664: Shahji Raje Bhosle, Shivaji’s father passed away

30 Jul 1664: Shivaji raided Ahemadnagar

24 Nov 1664: Construction of Sindhudurg on small iseland called ‘Kurte’ near Malvan completed

03 Mar 1665: Mirzaraja Jaisingh enters Pune

30 Mar 1665: Dilerkhan begins siege of Purandhar

14 Apr 1665: Rudramal fort captured by Diler Khan

13 Jun 1665: Treaty of Purandhar

30 Sep 1665: Shivaji accepts Aurangzeb’s farmaan in Jai singh’s camp

05 Mar 1666: Shivaji starts for Agra to meet Aurangzeb

12 May 1666: Shivaji visits Aurangzeb’s court

19 Aug 1666: Shivaji escapes from Agra

28 Aug 1667: Jaisingh dies at Burhanpur

15 Feb 1670: Tanaji captures Kondhana from Mughal

24 Feb 1670: Shivaji’s second wife Soyarabai gave birth to Rajaram, Shivaji’s second son

15 Mar 1670: Kalyan captured by Shivaji maharaj

24 Mar 1670: Shivaji Maharaj re-captures Purandar

13 May 1670: Lohgad captured

16 Jun 1670: Mahuli fort captured

24 Jun 1670: Rohida fort captured

17 Oct 1670: Battle of Dindori

25 Oct 1670: Moropant captures Trimbak

03 Oct 1670: Second sack of surat starts

05 Jan 1671: Shivaji maharaj captured fort Salher Fort near Nashik

21 Apr 1672: Abdullah Qutb Shah Dies

1674: Shivaji crowned himself at Raighad and assumed the title of Maharaja Chhatrapati

1676: Shivaji’s last campaign against Jijapuri Karnataka. Captured Jinji and Vellore

1680: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj died

Films on Shivaji Maharaj

  • Raja Shivaji (Marathi)
  • Maratha tituka melawawa (Marathi)
  • Gad ala pan sinh gela (Marathi)
  • Mi ShivajiRaje Bhonsle Boltoy (Marathi)
  • Chandrahas (Telugu)

Theatre on Shivaji Maharaj

  • Raigadala Jevha Jaag Yete (रायगडाला जेव्हा जाग येते)- based on the complex relationship between Shivaji Maharaj and Sambhaji.
  • Jaanata Raja (जाणता राजा)- a musical tale of Shivaji’s life, by historian Babasaheb Purandare.

TV Serials on Shivaji Maharaj

  • Raja ShivChhatrapati: TV serial on Star Pravah. The role of Raja Shivaji is played by Dr. Amol Kolhe.
  • Veer Shivaji: a Hindi TV series on Colors TV channel, the role of Shivaji is played by Paras Arora.

5 thoughts on “Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

  1. narender reddy

    recently i visited tuljapur temple, i heard chatrpathi shivaji maharaj history and his wins and goddess given him a sword

  2. Janardan Pawar

    Ajun hi bothat zali nahi dhar Shivabachya talwarichi konachi hi himmat zali nahi Marathyanna sampavayachi. | Jay Jijau | Jay Shivaray |Jay Maharashtra|

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