Prithvi Narayan Shah, King of Nepal (1723 – 1775 A.D.) was a Nepali nobleman. He was the ninth generation descendant of Dravya Shah(1559 – 1570 A.D.), the founder of the ruling house of Gorkha. Prithvi Narayan Shah succeeded his father King Nara bhupal shah to the throne of Gorkha in 1743 A.D. He was born from immature pregnancy by Kaushalyawati Shah however was raised by his senior mother Chandra Prabhavati. He started taking general concern with the affair of the state because his father spent most of his time in prayer room. He had a great desire to get victory over Nuwakot.