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PHOTO: Rare pics of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala

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  • Nov 15, 2012, 19:03 PM IST
PHOTO: Rare pics of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala
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Chandigarh:The Royals of Patiala were known to live life at its fullest.
 
Known for their appetite for everything including wine, women, jewels, sports etc, the royal of Patiala often displayed a larger than life personality.
 
Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala was one such ruler who displayed his power and wealth. 
 
He was the personal friend of the Kings of England, Spain, Sweden, Norway and many others. 
 
Here are some of the unseen pictures of the Maharaja. 

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    PHOTO: Rare pics of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala

    Bhupinder Singh was born at the Moti Bagh Palace, Patiala and educated at Aitchison College.

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    At age 9, he succeeded as maharaja of Patiala state upon death of his father, Maharaja Rajinder Singh, on 9 November 1900.

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    He served on the General Staff in France, Belgium, Italy and Palestine in the First World War as an Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel, and was promoted Honorary Major-General in 1918 and Honorary Lieutenant-General in 1931.

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    PHOTO: Rare pics of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala

    The royal was also close to Adolf Hitler.

    Here one of the Maybach presented to the Maharaja by Hitler.

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