H.H. Sir Sawai Man Singh II, Maharaja of Jaipur (1912-70), was a Royal Patron of the Order of the Lion and the Black Cross and of the Grand Prix Humanitaire. He ruled Jaipur as one of the Princely States of India between 1922 and 1949, when it acceded to the Dominion of India. Subsequently he served as Rajpramukh of Rajasthan between 1949 and 1956, and later as India’s Ambassador to Spain. He was a famous polo player and won the World Cup in that sport in 1933.