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Partial list of Maratha dynasties and Maratha princely states.
Maratha (Hindu) dynasties and clans were spread across present Maharashtra and other Indian states. Some of the major clans and their respective places of origin were:
|Ruler/s||Area/s ruled outside the present day Maharashtra||Present State|
|Bhonsle||Thanjavur State||Tamil Nadu|
|Puars (Powars or Pawars)||* Dewas State
* Dhar State
* Chhatarpur State
|Shinde or Scindia||Gwalior State||Madhya Pradesh|
The Marathas ruled much of India in the period immediately preceding the consolidation of British rule in India. The Maratha states came to form the largest bloc of princely states in the British Raj, in terms of territory and population.
The list of the historical Maratha Princely States within the present day Maharashtra is given herein below.
Ruler/s Area/s ruled within the present day Maharashtra. Bhoite - Satara, Kolhapur, Jalgaon.
Bhonsle - Kolhapur, Satara, Nagpur, Akkalkot, Sawantwadi, Venegaon, Barshi,
Mungi, Nannaj, shelgaon(R). Chikhale - Pune Dhamale - Mulshi, Maval, Pune.
Dhumal - Veer, Pasure, Jogawadi, Bramhanghar (Pune).
Dubal/Deshmukh - Karad, Nimsod.
Gavhane - Ahemadnagar, Beed.
Gaekwad(Gaikwad) - Kaulane, Malegaon, Nashik, Kille-Dharur, Beed, Kondhapuri, Kolwadi, shelgaon(R), Janapur in Bidar Dist. Karanatak.
Ghatge (or Ghadge) - Lalgun, Malavadi, Mol, Budh, kumathe, Diskal, Rajapur, Satara, Kagal, Kolhapur.
Ghorpade - Venegaon (Satara), Kapshi (Senapati), Kolhapur.
Jagadale - Masur, Dangirewadi, Budh, Bidal.
Jagtap - Saswad (Pune) & Satara.
Jathar - isapur (Ahmednagar).
Jedhe - Kari.
Kadam - Pune, Satara and Sangli.
Kakade - Pune, Baramati, Yawali (Barshi), Theur.
Kale-Deshmukh - Satara, Rashin.
Kanade - Verul (Aurangabad), Ahmednagar.
Mahadik - Satara, Nagpur, Kolhapur.
Mane - Mhasawad, Rahimatpur, Visapur, Tasgaon, khujgaon, savarde.
Mohite - Talbid, Koriwale, Shel-Pimpalgaon.
More - Jawali.(Dhulap-Vijaydurg)
Nalawade - Pune, Satara and Sangli.
Nehe - Nashik, Pune.
Nikam - Malegaon-Nashik.
Nimbalkar - Phaltan.
Patne - Wai, Satara and Sangli.
Pol - Tisangi, Savlag (Sangli). Salokhe - Tandulwadi, Sangali.
Sawant - Kudal, Sawantwadi.
Shinde or (Scindia) - Satara.
Shitole - Ankali.
Talokar - Amravati, Akola.
Taur - 22 & half villages on the bank of river of "Godavari" in Jalna,Beed.
Thorat - Walwa, Sangamner, Daund, Walki.
Yadava-Deshmukh - Aundh, Kadepur.
Yadava-Patil - Yelavi, Sangli and Kolhapur.
Yadavas/Jadhavs of Deogiri - Daulatabad, Sangli and Kolhapur, Sindkhed Raja, Koregaon, Mul- Uruli Kanchan, Vidarbha region, Nashik, Osmanabad, and Satara.
Zende - Saswad, Pune.
Padwal - Pune, Satara, Kolhapur.
Raut-patil - karmala, madha.
Rege (Sarmandal) - Nemawar, Handia and Indore and Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh and Nechad in Maharashtra.
The Maratha Salute states, by precedence :
Minor and petty Maratha states, alphabetically :
Feudatory minor and petty Maratha estates, alphabetically :