upto Malwa, Bengal and Assam. He is famous
for his donations. The Chinese traveller Huen Tsang came during
his rule and spoke highly of the king.
17. Pulkeshin I - Established
Chalukya dynasty in South India in the year 550 AD.
18. Kirti Varman - Son of Pulkeshin.
I. He extended his kingdom and ruled between 567AD and 608 AD.
19. Pulkeshin II- Son of Kirtivardhan
who ascended the throne in 608 AD and ruled upto 642 AD. He was the
most illustrious king of Chalukya dynasty. He defeated
Harshvardhan and prevented him from advancing beyond Narmada in the
South. He was killed by Pallav king Narsinha Varman.
20. Vikramditya I - Son of Pulkeshim
II. Defeated the kings of Pallav dynasty who had killed his father and
regained the Chalukya dynasty once again.
21. Vinayaditya - Became the king in
681 AD after his father Vikramaditya I. He made contacts even upto Persia and
22. Vijayaditya - Son of Vinayditya.
He was a peace loving king who did not fight many battles.
23. Vikramaditya II- Son of
Vijayaditya, who reigned from 733 AD to 747 AD. He gave liberal donations to temples
and other religious places. He defended the attacks of Arabs.
24. Narsimha Varman II - An
illustrious king of Pallav dynasty, who ruled between 695 AD to 722 AD. He
established examples of good architectural buildings. Art and
literature also developed in his domain. Famous Sanskrit scholar Dandin
lived in his court.
25. Gopal - He established Pal
dynasty in North-Esat India in the year 750 AD.
26. Dharm Pal - Mightiest king of Pal
dynasty. Ruled between the year 770 AD to 810 AD. He was the follower of
Buddhism. He renovated Nalanda University and established
Vikramshila University. He established relations upto Tibbet.
27. Samant Sena - He was the founder
of Sena dynasty. His domain was restricted to Bengal only.
28. Vijaya Sena - He was most
powerful king of Sena dynasty. Son of Samant Sena. He extended his kingdom and
took possession of the whole of Bengal.