Magadha Empire

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The Magadha Empire was an important empire in the history of India. A table of its rulers is shown below. For a general view of the history and culture of the Magadha region, see Magadha.

Magadha Empire[edit]

Magadha

Magadha empire may refer to:

Empire Established - Disestablished Founder Capitals (in order) Other Notes
Brihadratha dynasty c. 1700 – c. 682 BCE Brihadratha Girivraja Also known as Barhadratha dynasty
Pradyota dynasty c. 682 – c. 544 BCE Pradyota Rajagriha
Haryanka Empire c. 544 – c. 413 BCE Bimbisara Rajagriha

Later Pataliputra

Also known as Bimbisara dynasty
Shishunaga Empire c. 413 – c. 345 BCE Shishunaga Rajgir (primary)

Vaishali (secondary)

Later Pataliputra

Nanda Empire c. 345 – c. 322 BCE Mahapadmanand Pataliputra
Maurya Empire c. 322 – c. 185 BCE Chandragupta Maurya Pataliputra
Shunga Empire c. 185 – c. 73 BCE Puspamitra Sunga Pataliputra
Kanva Empire c. 73 – c. 26 BCE Vasudeva Pataliputra

Vidisha

Satavahana Empire c. 230 or 26 BCE – c. 220 CE Simuka Pratishthana, Amaravati
Gupta Empire c. 240 – c. 550 CE Gupta (king) Pataliputra
Later Gupta dynasty c. 490 – c. 750 CE Krishna-gupta Pataliputra
Pala Empire c. 750 – c. 1162 CE Dharmapal
List
Sena Empire c. 1070 – c. 1230 CE Samanta Sena Gauda, Bikrampur, Nabadwip, Lakhnauti

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael C. Howard (2012). Transnationalism in Ancient and Medieval Societies: The Role of Cross-Border Trade and Travel. McFarland. p. 72. ISBN 978-0-7864-9033-2.
  2. ^ Huntington 1984, p. 56.