India is a land where great Kings ruled over and stated their names in the history of India. India played as a host and welcomes all of them with same warmth weather they are Hindus, moguls or British. Many kingdoms flourished over the land of India and have the remains till now. This flow of empire building started from 800 BC.
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He adopted Buddhism after the war of Kalinga and developed Sanchi Stoop as a symbol of
1 Chandragupta Maurya
Chandragupta Maurya was the founder of Maurya
He defeated Dhananda when he was young. Then he became the first king to rule on Akhanda Bharat by defeating Alexandra’s successor Seleucus. He kept doing meetings and conferences with the other kings of the country to make the country strong and connected. He wanted to defeat foreign
2 Samrata Ashok
Ashoka was the third ruler of Maurya Dynasty who ruled over the whole India. He was a great king who never lost any war. According to stories to capture the kingdom set by he father he killed all his stepbrothers. A minister named Radhagupta played an important role in the rise of Ashoka’s rise. Ashoka believed to five wives along with four sons and two daughters. His life changed after the war of Kalinga.
According to some historians he was in love with the princess of
Samudragupta is believed as the first king of Gupta Dynasty who ruled over Akhanda Bharat. As his name described, he is also known as “Indian Napoleon”. To became India an Independent Kingdom he fought so many wars with his enemies. At the time of his death, he had won more than 20 kingdoms, and his military might was being seen neighboring states in Iran and Afghanistan become tax-paying territories.
The time of Samudragupta ruled is known as “Golden Age of India”. Because at that time India was known as the richest country ever. But there was also a disadvantage, the glory of India attracted foreign rulers towards it. As a result so many foreign rulers started dreaming to capture India and became its ruler.
In the early 16th Century, the Uzbek Babur – a descendant of Timur began his conquest of India. As a
Whenever Akbar attended congregations at a mosque the following proclamation was made:
“The Lord to me the Kingdom gave, He made me wise, strong and brave, He guides me through right and truth, Filling my mind with the love of truth, No praise of man could sum his state, Allah Hu Akbar, God is Great.”
Aurangzeb was one of the four sons of Shahjahan. When the great king Shahjhan fell ill, it followed a struggle between his four sons for throne. Then Aurangzeb defeated all his brothers and captured the kingdom of Agra. He also sent his father and his brothers to prison. He ruled over a vast Kingdom included most of India and Afghanistan, as well as modern Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kashmir and Tajikistan. Later he was named as Muhi-ud-Din Muhammad by the common people of his kingdom after his nobel causes towards them.
6 Maharana Pratap
Maharana Pratap was a Hindu Rajput Ruler of India. When Akbar was ruling as a king all of the brothers of Maharana Pratap served Akbar but this was not accepted by Maharana. He wanted to defeat
To take Pratap in his army Akbar sent six diplomatic missions to Pratap and tried to negotiate the same sort of peaceful alliance with Maharana that he had made with the other Rajput Kings. Every time, Pratap politely refused to accept King Akbar’s missions. According to him Sisodia Rajputs had never accepted any foreign ruler as their King. Pratap never wanted to fight with Akbar but at the same time he didn’t want to bow down to Akbar.
Shivaji was a king from Maratha dynasty. He was a civil ruler who ruled with love and a vow to protect his kingdom from all enemies. He was expert in innovated military tactics as well as the guerrilla warfare methods which leads him to generate strategic factors like geography, speed, and surprise and focused during attacks to defeat the larger and very powerful enemies. Later he was named as Chatrapati Shivaji because he acted as Chatra (Umbrella) for his common people. After his death his son was crowned as King but later his stepbrother defeated him and captured his Kingdom.
8 Maharana Ranjit Singh
He is also known as the founder of Sikh Empire. He lost his one eye along with an arm, even then he was successful to made a great empire in India. He drove out the Durranis, Multan, Peshawar, annexed from Punjab by defeating them. It is believed that his empire consisted of undivided Punjab which was extended till Multan (now in Pakistan), Jammu and Kashmir till Gilgit (now in POK), North West frontier till Khyber Pass along with the parts of Western Tibet.