Princess Sophia Alexandra Duleep Singh August 1876 – 22 August was a prominent suffragette in the United Kingdom. Her father was Maharaja Duleep Singh, son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, known as the "Lion of the Punjab"
1801 - 2009 | This timeline was produced for the 'Maharajah Duleep Singh - Sovereign, Squire & Rebel' exhibition that told the extraordinary story of the conections between Thetford and the family. A king at five, the Maharajah became a favourite of Queen Victoria and was close to the Royal Household. He lived a life of an English aristocrat but died a broken man, alone and in poverty.
Maharaja Dilip Singh of Lahore. Portrait by George Beechy. Shown here at age fifteen. Amongst many other jewels, he is wearing a diamond Sarpech (Indian turban ornament) or aigrette with three (Bottle Painting Indian)