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Kingdom of Mysore- Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan

Kingdom of Mysore: Situated at the junction of the Eastern and Western Ghats Mysore was ruled by the Wodeyars, but between 1731 and 1734, two brothers, Devaraja (dalwai or commander-in-chief) and Nanjaraj (sarvadhikari or controller of revenue and finance) usurped power in the Mysore state. Haider Ali (1760-82): Haider Ali, born in 1721 in an obscure …