List of massacres in Nepal

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The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Nepal (numbers may be approximate):

Name Date Location Deaths Notes
Bhandarkhal massacre April 25, 1806 Kathmandu 93 Spurred by the assassination of King Rana Bahadur Shah, it established Bhimsen Thapa as the prime minister of Nepal.
Kot massacre 19 September 1846, (2nd Ashwin,1903 B.S.) Palace Armory (the Kot), Kathmandu 55 Spurred by the assassination of general Gagan Singh Bhandari, it established the Dictatorship of Jung Bahadur and the Rana autocracy.
Bhandarkhal Parva 1846 Bhandarkhal, Kathmandu 23 Eliminated all the opposition of Jung Bahadur and exiled the Queen Rajya Laxni.
Alau Massacre 1847 July Alau, Birgunj 50 King Rajendra was imprisoned in Bhaktapur, led to the international recognition of his son Surendra Bir Bikkram Shah as king of Nepal.
Massacre of 1882 (Massacre of 38') 1882 January Kathmandu, Terai 20 Eliminated all opposition to the rule of Ranodip Singh Rana and Dhir Shumsher.
Massacre of 1885 (Massacre of 42') 1885 November Kathmandu 23 Murder of ruling Prime Minister Ranodip Singh. Succession to the post of prime minister of Nepal by Bir Shumsher. Establishment of Shumsher Rana's rule in Nepal, sons of Jung Bahadur killed or exiled to India.
Nepalese royal massacre Friday, June 1, 2001 Narayanhity Royal Palace, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu 10 Ended family of King Birendra and led the way to end of Monarchy in Nepal.
Gaur Hatyakand Wednesday, March 21, 2007 Rice Mills Area & throughout Gaur, Gaur, Nepal 29 Maoists killed by cadres of Madeshi Janadhikar forum
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