Question: Who was the first republic in India and also in the world?

Vaishali, situated in Vaishali district in Bihar, is believed to be the world’s first republic and is currently an archaeological site in India. Vaishali derives its name from King Vaishalik, whose heroic deeds find a reference in the Ramayana.

Where was the first republic of the world in 6th century BC?

Vaishali was the seat of the first Republic of the world in 6th century BC.

Who founded Vaishali?

It was the capital city of the Vajjian Confederacy of Vrijji mahajanapada, considered one of the first examples of a republic around the 6th century BCE. Gautama Buddha preached his last sermon before his death in c.

Vaishali (ancient city)

Vaishali Vaiśālī Licchavi
Country India
State Bihar
District Vaishali
Established 599 BCE

Who ruled over the kingdom of Vaishali?

Answer: According to the Jataka stories, (Buddhist story books giving the account of different births of the Buddha), Vaishali was ruled by some 7707 kings of the Lichchavi clan. Ajatshatru, the great Magadh King, annexed Vaishali in the fifth century BC and after that Vaishali gradually lost its glory and power.

Which country is not a republic?

For example, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is widely considered a dictatorship and not a republic.

Who made the first republic?

It all began when the Romans overthrew their Etruscan conquerors in 509 B.C.E. Centered north of Rome, the Etruscans had ruled over the Romans for hundreds of years. Once free, the Romans established a republic, a government in which citizens elected representatives to rule on their behalf.

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Where is takshashila now?

In 1980, Taxila was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


View of the Dharmarajika, an ancient stupa
Taxila Shown within Pakistan Show map of Pakistan Show map of Gandhara Show all
Location Rawalpindi District, Punjab, Pakistan
Coordinates 33°44′45″N 72°47′15″ECoordinates: 33°44′45″N 72°47′15″E
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