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Amar Singh Thapa
श्री बडाकाजी
अमर सिंह थापा
Amar Singh Thapa Badakaji.jpg
Portrait of Bada (Elder) Amar Singh Thapa
Western Commander of Nepali Army
Personal details
Born 1751 A.D. (1808 B.S.)
Gorkha District
Died 1816 A.D.
Gosain Kunda, Rasuwa District
Relations Surath Singh Thapa (grandson)
Ripu Mardan Thapa (grandson)
Badal Singh Thapa (grandson)
Children Ranadhoj Thapa
Bhaktabir Thapa
Narsingh Thapa
Ramdas Thapa
Ranajor Thapa
Mother Uma Devi
Father Bagh Bhim Singh Thapa
Awards National heroes of Nepal (posthumous)
Military service
Nickname(s) Living Lion of Nepal
Bada Amar Singh
Allegiance  Nepal
Rank General
Battles/wars Anglo-Nepalese war, reinforced at 2nd Nepalese-Tibetan War

Amar Singh Thapa also known as Badakaji Amar Singh Thapa(Nepali: बडाकाजी अमर सिंह थापा), Budha Kazi Amar Singh Thapa or, Amar Singh Thapa The Elder was the senior commander of Nepal Army in the conquest of Western Provinces. He is often hailed as Living Lion of Nepal and was posthumously awarded with National heroes of Nepal, who often led great battles of conquest and defence for Gurkhas in person.

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