Kaiser Shumsher Jung Bahadur

original photograph
Nepal (Kathmandu), ca. 1940
30 x 25 cm.

Kaiser SSJB lived from 1892 till 1964. He was never a Prime Minster, but had high functions in the army and government. He is especially known by his palace, Kaiser Mahal, were he housed his library, the largest in the country. Kaiser Mahal and its gardens are restored and now open to the public: the Garden of Dreams.

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