• A Visit to the Archives in Lisbon

    I should not have been surprised that Antonio knew about 'Cochim'. Vasco da Gama, afterall, is the most celebrated person in...
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  • Why the History of the Cochin Royal Family?

    Today, we embark on an epic odyssey, which will pave way for history.  We are going to try tell our story, to both ourselves and...
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  • The Jews of Cochin

    The Cochin Royal Family had interactions with the Jewish Community of Cochin. This article was first written by me, for the benefit of...
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Welcome to historyofcochinroyalfamily.org

This web site is dedicated to my family, the Cochin Royal Family. I grew up in this Family and experienced the remarkable transition from being a person of privilege to a commoner and then a global citizen. It is said that history is viewed from the writer's perspective. This is the story of the Cochin Royal Family from my perspective.

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Dr. Kocha Varma
(Kochanujan Thampuran Rama Varma)


Dr. Kocha Varma hails from the Cochin Royal Family in Tripunithura , Kerala, India. After graduating from Maharajas College, Ernakulam, and Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, he emigrated to the United States where, after becoming a Board Certified Urologist, he lived and worked in Chickasha Oklahoma for many years. After retirement, he splits his time between Tripunithura, Thrissur and Seattle, USA, passionately piecing together the almost forgotten history of the Cochin Royal Family from very early times.

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