Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle (statue at Raigad)
Reign 1664 – 1680
Coronation June 6, 1674
Titles High Protector of the Maratha Empire
Born February 19, 1630
Birthplace Shivneri Fort, near Pune, India
Died April 3, 1680
Place of death Raigad Fort
Wives Sai bai
Offspring Sambhaji, Rajaram, and six daughters
Shivaji Bhosle, also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle (Marathi: छत्रपती शिवाजीराजे भोसले) (Born:February 19, 1630, Died: April 3, 1680) was the founder of Maratha empire in western India in 1664.
He is considered a great hero in India, especially in the present-day state of Maharashtra.