|Empire||Approximate maximum extent (Area in km²)||Size as percentage of area of Republic of India|
|British Indian Empire||4,574,000||139%|
|Republic of India (for comparison)||3,287,263||100%|
When was the Indian empire the biggest?
The Largest Empires In The History Of India
|Rank||Empire||Approximate date of maximum extent|
|1||Mauryan Empire||250 BCE|
|2||Mughal Empire||1690 CE|
|3||Gupta Empire||400 CE|
|4||Republic of India (for comparison)||Present|
Who Ruled India first?
The Maurya Empire (320-185 B.C.E.) was the first major historical Indian empire, and definitely the largest one created by an Indian dynasty. The empire arose as a consequence of state consolidation in northern India, which led to one state, Magadha, in today’s Bihar, dominating the Ganges plain.
Who ruled India in 1st century?
|68||Establishment of the Kushan empire by Kujula Kadphises.|
|78||Gautamiputra Satkarni becomes Satavahana emperor and starts Shalivahana era calendar after defeating Scythian king Maues.|
|100 or after||Sugar was first produced from sugarcane plants in northern India sometime after the first century.|
Who is second king of India?
Chandragupta II, also called Vikramaditya, powerful emperor (reigned c. 380–c. 415 ce) of northern India.
Who ruled India before 1206?
|Delhi Sultanate سلطنت دهلی|
|• 1206–1210||Qutb al-Din Aibak (first)|
|• 1517–1526||Ibrahim Lodi (last)|
|Legislature||Corps of Forty|