Information about King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev of Nepal

King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev of Nepal (11 June 1920 - 31 January 1972)

Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev (Nepali: महेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाह) was King of Nepal from 1955 to 1972. Mahendra was born 11 June 1920 to King Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah of Nepal. Although Tribhuvan was nominally king since 1911, Mahendra was captive in Narayanhity Royal Palace, virtually a gilded cage. In 1940 he married Indra Rajya Lakshmi Devi, daughter of General Hari Shamsher Rana. Mahendra had 3 sons, Birendra, Gyanendra, Dhirendra and three daughters Shanti, Sharada, and Shobha. Crown Princess Indra died in 1950. In 1952, Mahendra married Indra's younger sister, Ratna Rajya Lakshmi Devi. This marriage produced no children.

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महेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाह (King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev) Flag of Nepal Nepal 13 March 1955 31 January 1972 3
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