Bhupinder Singh (12 October 1891, Patiala23 March 1938, Patiala) was the ruling Maharaja of the princely state of Patiala from 1900 to 1938. He is perhaps the most famous Maharaja of Patiala, India. He was born at the Moti Bagh Palace in Patiala, and educated at Aitchison College. At age 9, he succeeded as maharaja of Patiala state upon death of his father, Maharaja Rajinder Singh.He was well known for the construction of buildings with bold architectural designs in Patiala, including Kali Temple, Patiala, and Chail View Palace in the summer retreat of Kandaghat. He was also known for an exceptional collection of medals, believed to be the world's largest at the time .
His elder son, Yuvraj of Patiala and younger son Raja Bhalindra Singh played first-class cricket. Yuvraj played in one Test for India, in 1934.
Yuvraj (also known as Yadavendrasingh) became the Maharaja on 23 March 1938. He was to be the last maharaja, agreeing to the incorporation of Patiala into the newly independe