Sajjan Singh (Ratlam) Age, Biography, Wife, Children, Family, Facts & More

Sajjan Singh of Ratlam

Real NameMaharaja Sir Sajjan Singh
ProfessionArmy Personnel, Ruler of Ratlam State
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 January 1880
Birth PlacePrincely State of Ratlam (Now district in Madhya Pradesh)
Date of Death3 February 1947
Place of DeathNot Known
Age (at the time of death) 67 Years
Death CauseNot Known
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
Nationality Indian
HometownPrincely State of Ratlam (Now district in Madhya Pradesh)
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityDaly College, Indore
Mayo College, Ajmer
the Imperial Cadet Corps (ICC), Dehradun
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- H.H. Raja Shrimant Sir Ranjit Singhji Sahib Bahadur
Sajjan Singh Of Ratlam Father
Mother- H.H. Jhaliji Maharani Shrimant Raj Kunverba Sahiba
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
AddressRanjit Bilas Palace, Princely State of Ratlam
HobbiesPlaying Golf & Horse Riding
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseSodawala Maharani Shrimant Sodha Bai Sahiba and 4 more
Marriage Date1. 29 June 1902
2. 24 October 1902
3. Not Known
4. Not Known
5. 20 August 1922
ChildrenSons- Maharaja Shrimant Lokendra Singhji Sahib Bahadur
Sajjan Singh Ratlam Son Lokendra Singhji and
Maharaj Shrimant Ranbir Singh
Daughters- Shrimant Maharajkumari Bapu Lalji Gulab Kunverba Sahiba, Shrimant Maharajkumari Bapu Lalji Raj Kunverba Sahiba, Shrimant Maharajkumari Bapu Lalji Chandra Kunverba Sahiba
Sajjan Singh of Ratlam

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sajjan Singh

  • Did Sajjan Singh smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Sajjan Singh drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Maharaja Sajjan Singh belongs to the Rathore Dynasty and was the ruler of the princely State of Ratlam, which is now a district in Madhya Pradesh.
  • He was the only son of his parents and succeeded to the Ratlam throne at the age of 13.
  • In 1908, he was appointed as the Captain in the British Indian Army.
  • During 1914-1915, he had served the Western front in the first world war and because of his loyalty towards his service, he was given the honour of 11-gun salute to 13-gun salute.
  • After the first world war, he had served as the ruler of the State of Rewa for the two consecutive years i.e. from 1918 to 1922.
  • He had also served as aide-de-camp (an Army Officer who help officers of higher rank) to a General Commanding officer, George V and to the Prince of Wales (aka Edward VIII) during the period of 1915 to 1936.
  • From 1936 to 1947, he had served George VI as an honorary and as an extra aide-de-camp of his unit.
  • He was the connoisseur of Polo and served as Steward of the Indian Polo Association. He had also served as the Adviser and Member of the Selection Committee for Indian Army Polo Team.  Sajjan Singh Of Ratlam Playing Polo
  • He had married five times and had five children all with his fifth wife, Sodawala Maharani Shrimant Sodha Bai Sahiba.
  • He was also the Vice-President of Central India Rajput Hitkarini Sabha.
  • He had also recieved various honours such as Delhi Durbar Gold Medal (1903 and 1911), Victory Medal (1918), Silver Jubilee Award (1935), Coronation Medal (1937), and the Legion of Honour of France (1918), and many more.
  • On 23 March 2018, a film named, Sajjan Singh Rangroot was made, which is said to be loosely based on the journey of his life. The film starred popular Punjabi singer and actor, Diljit Dosanjh, who played the main character of Sajjan Singh.