Nara Bhupal Shah

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Narabhupal Shah
नरभूपाल शाह
King of Gorkha Kingdom
Reign1716 – 3 April 1743
Coronation1716
PredecessorPrithvipati Shah
SuccessorPrithvi Narayan Shah
Borncirca 1697
Gorkha Darbar, Gorkha Kingdom, Nepal
Died3 April 1743[1]
Nepal
SpouseChandraprabhawati Devi
Kaushalyavati Devi
Devi
Devi
IssuePrithivi Narayan Shah
Brindakeshar Shah
Dal Mardan Shah
Mahoddam Kirti Shah
Surapratap Shah
DynastyShah dynasty
FatherBirbhadra Shah
MotherMalikavati Devi
ReligionHinduism

Nara Bhupal Shah (Nepali: नरभूपाल शाह) (1697–1743) was the king of the Gorkha Kingdom in the,Nepal; and the father of Prithvi Narayan Shah. Nara Bhupal Shah was the son of Birbhadra Shah, the grandson of Prithvipati Shah and the great grandson of Ram Shah, he was the king of the Gorkha state in Nepal. He was a brave and courageous man, he tried to extend his kingdom by capturing Nuwakot but he failed. After his death his eldest son Prithvi Narayan Shah completed the annexation of Nuwakot and even the Kathmandu Valley, in his dreams of unified Nepal. Nara Bhupal Shah is a familiar figure in Nepal history.

Preceded by
Prithvipati Shah
King of Gorkha
1716–1743
Succeeded by
Prithvi Narayan Shah

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