Malhar Rao Holkar

Malhar Rao Holkar (16 March 1693 – 20 May 1766) was a noble of the Maratha Empire, in present day India. Malhar Rao is particularly known for being the first Maratha Subhedar of Malwa in Central India. he was the first prince from the Holkar family which ruled the state of Indore . He was one of the early officers to help spread the Maratha rule to northern states and was the given state of Indore to rule by the Peshwa's.

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... ruled the paragana (district) of Rampura, and held the title of “Rao.” In 1689, during the times of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, great-grandson of Akbar, a dispute began in Rampura with the succession of Rao ... returned from Deccan to Rampura, helped by Bhim Singh, son of Rao Ram Singh Hada (or Hara), of Kota ... This huge army was encircled by the cavalry of Malhar Holkar and Ranoji Sindhia at Rampura and stopped in its tracks for 8 days ...
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... by his daughter-in-law Ahilya Bai Holkar ... Malharao Holkar's tomb is located in Alampur ( Tahasil - Lahar, District- Bhind M.P.) ...