Shah dynasty Nepal members house

Shah dynasty of Gorkha unified Kingdom of Nepal during 1744-1806 and ruled the Kingdom until 2008. Before unification of Nepal some other small kingdoms in Nepal region like Lamjung, Kaski  etc had Shah houses too. This post intends to list all known members of Shah family.




Family of 1st King Prithvi Narayan Shah (1723-1775) (Generation 1)
Wives: Indra Kumari Devi (d/o makwanpur king hemkarna sen), Narendra Rajya Lakshmi Devi(d/o Abhiman singh, vanarasi brahmin), Icchavati Devi, Dayavati Devi

Children
> King Pratap Singh Shah (1751-1777) (reign 1775-1777)
>> Nagendra Shah (died young)
>> King Rana Bahadur Shah (1775-1806) (reign 1777-1799)
      Spouses: Raj Rajeshwari Devi (1799-1800 & 1802-4 : Regent of King Girvan) (gd/o Shiva Shah, Raja of Gulmi) , Subarna Prabha Devi (1800-1802 Regent of King Girvan) , Kantavati Devi (Maithili Brahman widow), Lalit Tripura Sundari Devi (regent of King Girvan & Rajendra 1806-32)(d/o Kaji Nain Singh Thapa)
>>> Ranodyot Bikram Shah (from Subarna)
>>> Samarsher Shah (from Subarna)
>>> King Girvan Yuddha Bikram Shah (1797-1816) (reign 1799-1816) (from Kantavati)
>>> Tilottoma Devi (from Raj Rajeshwari)
>>> Amar Lakshmi Devi
>>> Vilasvati Lakshmi Devi
>>> Dhanashahi Lakshmi Devi (from Kantavati)
>> Bidur Bahadur Shah
>> Sher Bahadur Shah

> Vedum Shah
> Bahadur Shah:(1785-94: regent of King Rana Bahadur)
> Narayan Shah
> Vishnu Shah

Family of 4th King Girvan (1797-1816) (Generation 4)
Spouse: Sidhi Lakshmi Devi, Gorakshya Rajya Lakshmi Devi, Kritirekha
> Narendra Bikram Shah
> King Rajendra Bikram Shah (from Gorakshya)(1813-1881) (reign 1816-1847)
   spouse: Samrajya Lakshmi Devi, Rajya Lakshmi Devi (1814-1900): Kot Massacre 1846
>> King Surendra Bikram Shah (from Samrajya) (reign 1847-1881)
      Spouse: Sura Rajya Lakshmi Devi, Trailokya Rajya Lakshmi Devi, Deva Rajya Lakshmi Devi
>>> Crown Prince Crown Prince Trailokya (1847-1878)
>>>> King Prithvi Bir Bikram (1875-1911) (reign 1881-1911)
>>>> Princess Pran
>>>> Princess Lalpati
>>> Narendra
>>> Tika
>> Upendra Bikram Shah (from Samrajya)
>> Ranendra Bikram Shah (from Rajya laxmi)
>> Birendra Bikram Shah (from Rajya laxmi)

> Satyarupa Rajya Lakshmi Devi  (from Gorakshya)
> Subhagyasundari Rajya Lakshmi Devi  (from Gorakshya)
> xx (a premature child)


Family of 7th King Prithvi Bir Bikram (1875-1911)  (Generation 8)
wives: Raman Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah, Divyeshwari Lakshmi Devi Shah, Kirti Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah, Durga Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah

Children
Princess Lakshmi (1895-1954) (spouse: Kaiser Shamsher JBR s/o PM Chandra Shamsher JBR)
(Rana PM Chandra Shamsher declared her Crown Princess before Tribhuvan was born)
Princess Rama
Princess Tara
King Tribhuvan (1903-1955) (s/o Divyeshwari)
Princess Suman (d/o Divyeshwari)

Family of 8th King Tribhuvan (1903-1955) [3 sons, 13 daughters] (Generation 9)
Wives: Queen Kanti Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah (1901-1973) & Queen Ishwari Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah (1919-1955)  (both queens are the daughter of Raja Arjan Singh Sahib of Oudh)

From Queen Kanti
H.M. King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah (b 1920)
H.R.H. Prince Himalaya Pratap Bir Bikram Shah (b 1921-1980)
H.R.H. Princess Trilokya Rajya Lakshmi Devi (by Queen Kanti) (b 1923)
 (m 1948 : as 3rd wife of Rajkumar Hardyal Singh, s/o Rao Raja Kalyan Singh of Sikar)
H.R.H. Princess Vijaya Rajya Lakshmi Devi (by Queen Kanti) (b 1925) (un/m)
H.R.H. Princess Bharati Rajya Lakshmi Devi (Rajmata of Mayurbhanj) (b 1927)
 (m 1952: Maharaja Sri Pradeep Chandra Bhanj Deo of Mayurbhanj)
From Queen Ishwari
H.R.H. Prince Basundhara Bir Bikram Shah (b 1921)
H.R.H. Princess Nalini Rajya Lakshmi Devi (Rani Sahiba of Poonch) (b 1925)
 (m 1950: Raja Shri Shiv Rattan Dev Singh Sahib Kalan Bahadur of Poonch)
From other Junior wives
Rajkumari Rajya Lakshmi Devi.
Rajkumari Divyeshwari Rajya Lakshmi Devi (Dr. Dibya Shree Malla).
Rajkumari Praja Rajya Lakshmi Devi.
Rajkumari Achala Rajya Lakshmi Devi.
Rajkumari Tika Rajya Lakshmi Devi.
Rajkumari Bimala Rajya Lakshmi Devi.
3 daughters name unknown


Family of 9th King Mahendra (1920-1972) [3 sons, 3 daughters] (Generation 10)
Wives: Crown Princess Indra Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah (1924-1951), Queen Ratna Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah (1928-present) (all children from Crown Princess Indra)

Princess Shanti Singh (1941-2001)
   spouse: Kumar Deepak Jang Bahadur Singh, 60th titular Raja of Bajhang
>> Binod Singh, 61th titular Raja of Bajhang
>> Pramod Singh
>> Chhaya Devi

Princess Sharada (1941-2001) Spouse: Kumar Khadga Bikram Shah (1939-2001)
>> Bikash Bikram Shah (spouse: Sheeba Shivangini Singh, Priyadarshini Pandey)
>> Deebas Bikram Shah (spouse: Preeti Rajya Lakshmi)
>> Ashish Bikram Shah. (spouse: Pramada Rajya Lakshmi)

> 10th King Birendra (1944-2001) (Generation 11)
   Wife: Queen Aishwarya Rajya Lakshmi Devi (1949-2001) (father: Kendra Shamsher JBR)
>> 11th King Dipendra (1971-2001) (Generation 12)
>> Princess Shruti (1976-2001) spouse: Kumar Gorakh Shamsher JBR
>>> Children: Girvani Rajya Lakshmi (1998)
>>> Surangana Rajya Lakshmi (2000)
>> Prince Nirajan (1978-2001)

> 12th King Gyanendra (1947-present)  (Generation 11)
    Wife:  Queen Komal Rajya Lakhsmi Devi (1951-present) (father: Kendra Shamsher JBR)
>> HRH Crown Prince Paras (1971-present)
      Wife: Himani Shah, daughter of Raja Bikram Singh of Sikar
>>>  Children: Purnika (2000), Hridayendra (2002), Kritika (2003)
>> HRH Princess Prerana  (1978-present)  spouse: Kumar Raj Bahadur Singh
>>> Child: Parthav Bahadur Singh (2004)

> Princess Shobha (1949-present) (spouse:Kumar Mohan Bahadur  Malla Shahi)

> Prince Dhirendra (1951-2001)
    wives: Prekshya Shah (father: Kendra Shamsher JBR),
    Jaya Shah Pandey (daughter of Bidhi Raj Pandey),
    Shirley Greaney (from Canada)
>> Princess Puja Rajya Lakshmi Devi (b. 1977). (From Prekshya)
>>Princess Sitashma Rajya Lakshmi Devi (b. 1979)(From Prekshya)
>>Princess Dilasha Rajya Lakshmi Devi (b. 198x) (From Prekshya)
>>Shreya Shah (1988) (from Jaya Shah)
>>Ushaana Laela Shah (1994) (from Shirley)


Family of Prince Himalaya (1921-1980) [Brother of King Mahendra] (Generation 10)
wife: Princess Princep Rajya Laxmi Devi
no children

Family of Prince Basundhara (1921-1977) [Brother of King Mahendra] (Generation 10)
wives: Helen Rajya Lakshmi Devi & Ramola Devi (Chhinnalata) (1923-2000)
> Princess Jayanti of Nepal (1946-2001) (from Helen)
> Mrs. Ketaki Chester (1948-prenest) (from Helen)
> Princess Jyotshana of Nepal (from Helen)
> xx Bikram Shah (from Ramola)
> Jyoti Rajya Lakshmi Devi (1954-present) (from Ramola)


Neer Shah: brother of Kumar Khadga Bikram, killed in royal massacre.