Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev

Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev

Birth
Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal
Death 3 Jun 2001 (aged 29)
Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Ashes scattered in the Bagamati River in Katmandu, Nepal
Memorial ID 7404412 · View Source
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Nepal Royalty. He was the oldest son of Queen Aiswarya and King Birenda of Nepal. He assassinated eight members of the Royal Family at the Royal Palace in Katmandu, Nepal, on June 1, 2001, including his mother, father, brother and sister, apparently after an argument over who he wanted to marry. After the massacre he shot himself in the head, but lived in a comatose state until his death 2 days later. Although an assassin and being in a comatose state he was proclaimed King of Nepal on June 1, 2001, after the death of his father.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7404412
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev (27 Jun 1971–3 Jun 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7404412, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Ashes scattered in the Bagamati River in Katmandu, Nepal.