Born the son of a chieftain, he created a kingdom and this formed the strong core for all the great empires of Northern India that followed over the next 1,200 years. He ascended the throne at the age of 15 and laid the foundation of the Magadhan kingdom.
Who is known as the first historical king of northern India?
Chandra Gupta I, king of India (reigned 320 to c. 330 ce) and founder of the Gupta empire. He was the grandson of Sri Gupta, the first known ruler of the Gupta line.
Who was first Indian king?
Ans: Chandragupta Maurya was the first king/ruler of Ancient India.
Who Ruled India most?
List of largest empires in India
|Empire||Approximate maximum extent (Area in km²)||Approximate date of maximum extent|
|British Indian Empire||4,574,000||1911|
|Maurya Empire||3,400,000–5,000,000||261 BC or 250 BC|
|Republic of India (for comparison)||3,287,263||–|
Who was the most handsome king of India?
CHENNAI: They say that Shah Jahan was the most handsome of all the Mughal emperors. Portraits of him show an aristocratic nose, a high forehead and eyes far less Mongol than that of his father. He was an accomplished rider and a swordsman.
Who ruled the world first?
As far as we know, the world’s first empire was formed in 2350 B.C.E. by Sargon the Great in Mesopotamia. Sargon’s empire was called the Akkadian Empire, and it prospered during the historical age known as the Bronze Age.
Who was the first ever queen in the world?
Kubaba is the first recorded female ruler in history. She was queen of Sumer, in what is now Iraq about 2,400 BC. Hatshepsut was ruler of Egypt.
Who is the king of Mumbai?
King Bhimdev founded his kingdom in the region in the late 13th century and established his capital in Mahikawati (present day Mahim). He belonged to either the Yadava dynasty of Devagiri in Maharashtra or the Anahilavada dynasty of Gujarat.