Ranjit Singh

Maharaja Ranjit Singh (November 13, 1780 - June 27, 1839), popularly known as Sher-e-Punjab or 'Lion of the Punjab', was the ruler of the Sikh Empire, which at the beginning of the 19th century was the North The West Indians had become The subcontinent reigned. He survived smallpox but lost the light in his left eye. He fought his first fight with his father at the age of 10. After the death of his father, he fought many wars as a teenager to drive out Afghans, and at the age of 21, he was declared 'Maharaja of Punjab'. In 1839, under his leadership, his empire in the Punjab region grew.


Ranjit Singh was born on November 13, 1780, daughter of Raja Gajpat Singh of Jind in the Maja region of Punjab (now Pakistan) - the son of Maha Singh Suchachia and Raj Kaur. Many different clans have claimed Ranjit Singh as their own. His granddaughters - the daughters of his son Dalip Singh - believed that his true ancestors belonged to the Sandhavaliya family of Rajasansi. Ranjit Singh is described in some inscriptions as 'Sansi', which leads some scholars to claim that he belonged to the so-called Sansi tribe of the lower caste. According to other claims, he belonged to a Jat-gotra named Sansi; Sandhyavali, who claimed to be of Rajput descendant, belonged to the same gotra.