|Raya Raghunatha Tondaiman|
|Raja of Pudukkottai|
|Reign||28 December 1769 – 30 December 1789|
|Predecessor||Vijaya Raghunatha Raya Tondaiman I|
|Successor||Vijaya Raghunatha Tondaiman|
|Born|| May 1738|
Pudukkottai, Pudukkottai state
|Died|| 30 December 1789 (aged 51)|
|Father||Vijaya Raghunatha Raya Tondaiman I|
Raja Sri Raya Raghunatha Tondaiman (c. May 1738 – 30 December 1789) was the ruler of Pudukkottai kingdom from 28 December 1769 to 30 December 1789.
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