Rama Varma X

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Rama Varma X
Maharaja
King of Cochin
Reign26 September 1805— January 1809
PredecessorSakthan Thampuran
SuccessorKerala Varma III
DiedJanuary 1809
Vellarapally Palace, Puthiyedam, Kaladi, now India
HouseCochin royal family
ReligionHinduism

Rama Varma X (died January 1809) was an Indian monarch who ruled the Kingdom of Cochin from 1805 to 1809.

Family[edit]

Rama Varma was the son of Sakthan Thampuran's mother's younger sister (famously known as Chittamma Thampuran) and therefore his cousin. He succeeded the Sakthan Thampuran on the latter's death in 1805

Reign[edit]

Rama Varma is generally remembered as a generous, mild-mannered person and an incapable monarch.[citation needed]

Rama Varma was an excellent writer and authored the Sundarakanda Purana.

Death[edit]

Rama Varma died at Vellarapilly in January 1809.

References[edit]

  • "List of rulers of Kochin". worldstatesmen.org.
  • History of Cochin (PDF). corporationofcochin. p. 9. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2009.
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Rama Varma IX
Maharaja of Cochin
1805–1809
Succeeded by
Kerala Varma III