Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma, head of Travancore royal family who ruled south Kerala before Independence died on 16 December 2013 due to cardiac arrest. He was 92 years of age.
Varma was the younger brother of the last ruler of Travancore, Chithira Tirunal Balarama Varma. He assumed as the head of the royal family after the death of Balarama Varma.
Varma was the chairman of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, recently where a treasure worth of 1 lakh crore rupees was discovered.
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When: 16 December 2013