13 November in History


Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the founder of the Sikh Empire, was born on November 13, 1780, to Maha Singh and Raj Kaur in Punjab’s Gujranwala area.

He was initially named Buddh Singh but it is said that his father decided to rename him Ranjit (victor in war) as Maha Singh had just defeated the Chattar chieftain in a battle.

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