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  1. Marthanda Varma was a strong ruler who recovered lost land and enlarged his kingdom.
  2. Marthanda Varma - An 18th century Maharaja described as "the maker of modern Travancore".
  3. Marthanda Varma was the son of the Rani of Attingal.
  4. Marthanda Varma was a humble man in spite of his successes.

Dutch

  1. It was here, with the tactical genius of Marthanda Varma's prime minister, Ramayyan Dalava, that the Dutch fleet was vanquished.
  2. Many of these were allies of the Dutch East India Company and they declared war on Marthanda Varma.
  3. When Marthanda Varma ascended the throne of his ancestors the Dutch were powerful in the east.

Marthanda Varma

  1. Marthanda Varma also took steps to improve trade, and built waterways and roads.
  2. He had an elder sister (Rukmini Bai) and a younger brother (Uthram Tirunal Marthanda Varma).
  3. He not only retained the territorial gains of his predecessor Marthanda Varma, but also improved and encouraged social developments.
  4. In subsequent confrontations Marthanda Varma's forces soundly defeated the Dutch and the forces of the raja of Kayamkulam.
  5. De Lennoy was a European taken prisoner by Marthanda Varma Raja when he defeated the Dutch at Colachel.

Travancore

  1. In turn, the Dutch were ousted at the 1741 Battle of Colachel by Marthanda Varma of Travancore (Thiruvathaamkoor).
  2. He is succeeded as head of the royal house of Travancore by his brother, Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma.
  3. Marthanda Varma raised a powerful and well trained army from the local people of Venad.
  4. The modern history of Travancore begins with Marthanda Varma who inherited the kingdom of Venad, and expanded it into Travancore during his reign 1729 1758 .

Raja

  1. This temple, built by Raja Marthanda Varma in 1733 A.D. is a fine specimen of South Indian architecture.
  2. When the ruling raja passed away Marthanda Varma was proclaimed the successor according to 'Marumakkathayam'.

Thekkumkur

  1. Marthanda Varma of Travancore attacked Thekkumkur and destroyed the palace and the Thaliyil fort.
  2. He was one of the 24 European prisoners taken by King Marthanda Varma in 1741 when when he defeated the Dutch at Colachel.
  3. In addition to Thekkumkur and Vadakkumkur, Marthanda Varma brought two more petty principalities in Kottayam under his control.

Ruler

  1. Marthanda Varma - Ruled in the 18th century; referred to as "the maker of modern Travancore" Moolam Thirunal - Ruler of Travancore.
  2. Renovated in 1733 AD by the then ruler of Travancore, Raja Marthanda Varma, this holy shrine attracts thousands of Hindu devotees.
  3. Sri Veera Udaya Marthanda Varma was the ruler who adopted two princesses from Kolathu nadu and established them in Attingal.

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