Who is Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev? Biography & Wiki
Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev is former Nepal’s King and the last ceremonial King in the history of Nepal. He is also known to the World as last Hindu King of the World. He was born on July 7, 1947, in Narayanhiti Durbar square, Kathmandu, Nepal. As of 2021, he is 73 years old with 5 feet 10 inches tall in height.
He first became king in 1951, at an early age when his grandfather Tribhuvan was in exile. He again became king in 2001 after the royal massacre of former king Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev. His reign ended in 2008 when Nepal was constituted as the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
Educational qualification background
Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev completed his high school education from St. Joseph’s School in Darjeeling, India. He then returned back to Nepal and graduated from Tribhuvan University. He was good at his educational studies and also involved in sports while studying in high school.
Family, Parents and siblings
Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev is the last successor of the Royal Family and Shah Dynasty. His parents are King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev and Indra Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah and grandson of King Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah Dev. He had two brothers, older brother King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev and younger brother Prince Dhirendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, he also had a sister named Sharada Rajya Lakshmi Devi but unfortunately, three of them were killed in the 2001 Royal Massacre. he has the youngest sister named Shobha Rajya Lakshmi Devi who is still alive.
Relationships, Wife, & Children
Well, talking about the relationships of a member of the Royal Family except marriage are never public. He married on May 1, 1970, with her cousin Komal Rajya Laxmi Devi with whom he has a son, Prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah Dev and a daughter, Princess Prerna Rajya Laxmi Devi Singh. He and his wife are very special person amongst the Hindu communities of Nepal.
Income, Earnings and Net Worth (2021)
Well, As Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev was the King of Nepal, his Net Worth can be imagined worth billion but after he was dethroned he has elaborated his business in different fields like Transport, Automobiles, Oil firms, Hotels, Tea State and Many more. His income and earnings collected are audited by the Nepal Government. As of 2021, his total Net Worth is estimated to be roughly around 600 million USD.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Name||Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev|
|Full Real Name|| N/A|
|Popularly Known as||King Gyanendra|
|Profession||philanthropist, Politician, Entrepreneur, & Businessman|
|Age||73 years old (2021)|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches|
|Birth Place||Narayanhiti Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Date of Birth (Birthday)||July 7, 1947|
|Net Worth (2021)||600 million USD|
|School/College||St.Joseph School, Darjeeling|
|Father Name||Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev|
|Mother Name||Indra Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah|
|Brother Name||Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev and Dhirendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev|
|Sisters Name||Sharada Rajya Lakshmi Devi and Shobha Rajya Lakshmi Devi|
|Wife Name||Komal Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah|
|Son Name||Paras Bir Bikram Shah Dev|
|Daughter Name||Prerna Rajya Laxmi Devi Singh|
|Movies & Tv-series||N/A|
Some Facts of King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev
- His successor is Girija Prasad Koirala as head of the state.
- He served as the Chairman of the King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation.
- His visit to Parbat District was protested in 2012.
- He is honoured with The Sovereign of Nepal Bharat Bhaskara.
- He is also honoured with The Most Glorious Mahendra Chain.
- He has also been honoured with Foreign orders like Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Order of the Golden Ark.
- He has over a dozen investments in the sector of hydropower, Hotels, oil line, Toyota and Tata distributorship and many.
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