In 1901, Dev Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana became the prime minister of Nepal. In the annals of political history, he is remembered as Nepal’s ‘most liberal’ prime minister, considering he came from the Rana dynasty known for their autocratic rulers who presided over the kingdom from 1846 to 1951. Dev Shumsher, during his time as prime minister, brought to life an unused printing press his uncle and founder of the Rana dynasty received from Europe back in 1851.  Continue reading at The Week.

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