|AREA: 19,749 km2||PRIVY PURSE: 1,800,000R||ACCESSION: 1st July 1949|
|STATE: Kerala||DYNASTY: Cheraman (Kulashekhara)||RELIGION:|
|PRESENT RULER: HH Shri Padmanabha Dasa Vanchi Pala Maharaja MARTANDA VARMA V [Shri Uthradom Thirunal] KULASEKHARA Kiritapati Manney Sultan Maharaja Raja Ramaraja Bahadur Shamsher Jung, 55th Maharaja of Travancore (1991/-) (Kaudiar Palace, Trivandrum 3, Kerala State, South India)|
born 1922, graduate of the Travancore University, married HH Maharani Radha Devi, and has issue.
|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Founded about 1100. Rulers since 1721 ...|