Chhatrapati Shivaji is known as the father of Indian Navy.
Here are some quick facts about Chhatrapati Shivaji:
|Birth||19 February 1630|
|Death||3 April 1680|
|Coronation||6 June 1674 (first), 24 September 1674 (second)|
|Peshwa||Moropant Trimbak Pingle|
Chhatrapati Shivaji is the father of the Indian Navy. He established a strong navy that helped him defeat the Mughal Empire and establish Maratha rule in India.
He also established a thriving trading post on the coast of Goa, which is still in operation today.
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