Rani of Jhansi

Nov 19, 1828 - Jun 18, 1858

Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi, was the Maharani consort of the Maratha princely state of Jhansi from 1843 to 1853 as the wife of Maharaja Gangadhar Rao. She was one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and became a symbol of resistance to the British Raj for Indian nationalists. She died in the Rebellion, from wounds received in a battle on 18 June 1858. The Rebellion was suppressed by November that year.
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“If defeated and killed on the field of battle, we shall surely earn eternal glory and salvation.”

Rani of Jhansi
Nov 19, 1828 - Jun 18, 1858
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