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Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev
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King Birendra c. 1967
King of Nepal
Reign 31 January 1972 –
1 June 2001
Coronation 24 February 1975
Predecessor Mahendra
Successor Dipendra
Born (1945-12-29)29 December 1945
Narayanhiti Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal
Died 1 June 2001(2001-06-01) (aged 55)
Narayanhiti Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal
Consort Aishwarya Rajya Lakshmi Devi
Issue King Dipendra
Princess Shruti
Prince Nirajan
House Shah
Father King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev
Mother Indra Rajya Lakshmi Devi
Religion Hindu

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev (Nepali: वीरेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाह) (28 December 1945 – 1 June 2001) was the King of Nepal from 1972 until 2001. The eldest son of King Mahendra, he reigned until his death in the 2001 Nepalese royal massacre.

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