Tag: Kshatriya

Babu Kunwar Singh

Babu Kunwar Singh

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Veer Kunwar Singh (1777–1858), one of the leaders of the Indian rising of 1857 belonged to a royal PARMAR Kshatriya (Rajput) house of Jagdispur, currently a part of Bhojpur district, Bihar state, India. At the age of 80 years, during India’s First War of Independence (1857), he actively led a select band of armed soldiers against the troops under the command of the East India Company, and also […]

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Chandragupta Maurya

Chandragupta Maurya

| October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chandragupt Maurya (born c. 340 BCE, ruled c. 320 BCE – 298 BCE) was the founder of the Maurya Empire. Chandragupt succeeded in conquering most of the Indian subcontinent. Chandragupt is considered the first unifier of India and its first genuine emperor. In foreign Greek and Latin accounts, Chandragupt is known as Sandrokyptos, Sandrokottos or Androcottus. Prior to Chandragupt’s consolidation of power, small regional kingdoms […]

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