• S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. From 1840 to 1951 Nepál was virtually ruled by the Ráná family a member of which always held the office of prime minister, the succession being determined by special rules. The last Ráná prime minister (and, until 18 Feb. 1951, Supreme C.-in-C.) was H.H. Máhárája Mohan Shumsher Jung Bahádur Ráná, who resigned in Nov. 1951.


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Books of Reference

  1. Hagen, T., Nepal. Bern, 1961Google Scholar
  2. Karan, P. P., and Jenkins, W. H., Nepal: a cultural and physical geography. Univ. of Kentucky Press, 1960Google Scholar
  3. Regmi, D. R., Modern Nepal. Calcutta, 1961Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1964

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
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  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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