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12.43 History of India: Coorg
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§ 1080. Of unknown authorship is

Aḥwāl i mulk i Kurg, a short account of the conquest of Coorg in 1187/1773–4 during Ḥaidar ʿAlī’s reign (beg.: Qalam i raqam-sanj): Ethé 532.

§ 1081. It was at the request of Mahārājah Vīra Rājendra Wodeyar (b. ah 1178/1764–5, acceded ah 1203/1788–9, deposed ad 1834) that Ḥusain K̲h̲ān Lōhānī, one of his muns̲h̲īs, began in 1211/1796–7 to translate from original Kanarese records his

History of the Rājahs of Coorg from ah 1047/1637–8 to ah 1222/1807: Rieu i 333 (ad 1807), Ethé 533 (ah 1240/1824), Ivanow 201 (late 19th cent.).

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“12.43 History of India: Coorg”, in: Storey Online, Charles Ambrose Storey. Consulted online on 23 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2021

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