any more battles. Following the path of lord
Buddha, he actively engaged himself in spreading Buddism, sent
his son Mahendra and daughter Sangh Mitra abroad to spread
the message of Buddha. Got constructed minarets and muths for the
general public. He ruled from 273 BC. to 232 BC.
8. Pushya Mitra - The last king of Maurya dynasty , Brihadrath was killed by his commander, Pushyamitra who
himself became the king and established Sung dynasty. This
dynasty ruled from the year 185 BC to 73 BC.
9. Vasudev - The end of Sung dynasty
came when Vasudev took over and started Kanva dynasty.
10. Kanishka - He was the mighty king
of Kushan dynasty who became king in 78 AD. His domain was spread from
central Asia to Vindhya and from Bihar to Afghanistan. He
made Purushpur (Peshawar) his capital.
11. Chandra Gupta I - Established the
famous Gupta dynasty in India in the year 320 AD. His domain was limited
to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
12. Samudra Gupta - Son of Chandra
Gupta I. He became king in the year 325 AD and remained till 375 AD. He
extended his empire from Hoogli in the east to Yamuna and
Chambal and from Himalayas to Narmada. He is called Nepoleon
13. Chandra Gupta II (Vikramaditya) -
He was the king from the year 380 AD to 413 AD. Gupta dynasty
flourished to the maximum extent during his period. He expanded his
empire to Gujarat, Kathiavad and Ujjain. The iron pillar near
Kutub Minar was built by him. The architecture, literatures arts
and science were at its peak in his time. Therefore Gupta period is
called the Golden Era of Indian history.
14. Kumar Gupta - The son of
Vikramaditya, took over the reign after his father. Kept intact the empire of his
15. Skand Gupta - The son of Kumar
Gupta. He also maintained the regime of his father and grandfather
well, as well as kept the tradition of best education in the form of
Nalanda, Taxila, Ujjain and Sarnath universities.
16. Harsh Vardhan - He was the king
of Thaneshwar and ruled between the years 606 and 647 AD. He extended his kingdom