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Aug 10, 2014

The Maharaja of Mysore Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV and his brothers and sisters in 1895

The Maharaja of Mysore Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV and his brothers and sisters in 1895

Born June 4th 1884 the Maharaja Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV succeeded to office as a minor on the death of his father. He is regarded as one of the most enlightened rulers of modern India; he is credited with transforming Mysore (modern Karnataka) into a model princely state and his period of rule has often been called the ‘Golden Age of Mysore’.

Source: British Library