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"समुद्रातील शिवाजी"
नौसेनाधिपति कान्होजी आंग्रे !

स्वकर्तृत्वावर उत्तुंग झेप घेणारा,परकीय शत्रूंची दाणादाण करून त्यांची झोप उडविणारा #मराठी सरदार, दर्याबहाद्दर कान्होजी आंग्रे यांचा स्मृतिदिन 🌷विनम्र अभिवादन 🌷🌿

@The_Lion_RS @SG_HJS
@KaduAmol @malhar_pandey
पुणे जिल्ह्यातील खेडजवळील कालोसे गावी १६६९ मध्ये कान्होजी आंग्रे ह्यांचा जन्म झाला. कालोसे गावातील आंगरवाडी ह्या छोट्या भागावरून त्यांचे आंग्रे हे आडनाव रूढ झाले.
कर्तृत्व, पराक्रम आणि निष्ठा याची परंपरा कान्होजीला पूर्वजांकडून लाभलेली होती.
कोकणाबरोबरच कच्छ, सौराष्ट्रापासून त्रावणकोर, कोचीनपर्यंतची सागरी सत्ता कान्होजींच्या हाती होती. समुद्रात मुक्त संचार करणार्या परकीयांवर निर्बंध आले होते.१६९८पासून मराठी राज्याची सारी सागरी सत्ता कान्होजींकडे आली होती. त्यांच्या परवान्याशिवाय कोणीही सागरावर व्यापार करू शकत नव्हते
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#KanhojiAngre – The Undisputed and Undefeated Sea Hawk.

We have missed an important part of our Naval History of Bharat, for years we were made to believe, Europeans were undefeatable in Naval Warfare.

Remembering #Kanhoji_Angre on his Punyatithi, the Admiral of Maratha Navy.
In the 1700s, one man antagonized the European powers, and insisted on the Maratha Empire’s rights to taxation and sovereignty over Maharashtra’s coast. He was Kanhoji Angre, the head of the Maratha navy.

The first important naval figure in modern Bharat, Angre managed to
maintain an unquestionable hold over a heavily disputed stretch of coastline throughout the early decades of the 18th century. At its peak in 1729, Angre’s Maratha fleet held a mere 80 ships, many of them little more than overgrown fishing boats engineered by the local kolis
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