India and Burma in the year 1857: Maratha states occupy regions in central and western India
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:
Historical Maratha Clans and Princely States outside today's Maharashtra
Maratha Princely States and Zamindars
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 hereinbelow.
Ruler/s Area/s ruled within the present day Maharashtra
- Bhoite - Satara, Kolhapur, Jalgaon
- Bhosale Chhatrapati - Kolhapur, Satara
- Rajebhosale - Nagpur, Akkalkot, Sawantwadi, Bavdhan (Satara) Venegaon, Barshi, Mungi, Nannaj, Shelgaon.
- Nimbalkar - Dound (Pune), Phaltan (Satara).
- Jagtap - Saswad (Pune) and Satara.
- Jedhe - Kari
- Raje Mahadik - Satara, Nagpur, Kolhapur
- Nimbalkar - Phaltan.
- Sawant - Kudal, Sawantwadi
- Shitole-Deshmukh - Kasba, Prant, Pune, and Ankali
- Yadav-Patil - Yelavi, Karad,Sangli and Kolhapur.
- Yadavas/Jadhavs of Deogiri - Daulatabad, Sangli, Karad and Kolhapur, Sindkhed Raja, Koregaon, Mul-Uruli Kanchan, Vidarbha region, Nashik, Osmanabad, beed and Satara.
- Shirole (Patil) - Pune Shivajinagar (Bhambhurda).
The Maratha Salute states, by precedence
- Baroda, title Maharaja Gaekwar, Hereditary salute of 21-guns
- Gwalior, title Maharaja Scindia, Hereditary salute of 21-guns
- Indore (Holkar State), title Maharaja Holkar, Hereditary salutes of 19-guns (21-guns local)
- Dewas State Senior, title Maharaja, Hereditary salute of 15-guns
- Dewas State Junior, title Maharaja, Hereditary salute of 15-guns
- Dhar State, title Maharaja, Hereditary salute of 15-guns
- Sangli, title Raja, Hereditary salute of 11-guns
- Bhor, title Raja, Hereditary salute of 9-guns
- Savantwadi (Sawantwadi), title Raja, Hereditary salute of 9-guns (11-guns local)
- Mudhol State, title Raja, Hereditary salute of 9-guns
Non-salute Maratha states, alphabetically:
States Annexed by the British under the Doctrine of Lapse
Feudatory minor and petty Maratha estates, alphabetically:
- Bhoite (a saranjam; capital Jalgaon)
- Shinde (A saranjam; capital Malangaon)
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