in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online October 2008 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Indian Politics; Indian History. 2270 words.
Lakshmi Bai [Lakshmibai], rani of Jhansi (1827/1828–1858), warrior queen in India, was born at Benares, India, probably in late 1827 or early 1828, the only child of Moropant Tambe and his...