While his two ancestors were given the title of Maharaja, Chandra Gupta I is described in his inscriptions as Maharajadhiraj. He can therefore be considered the first Gupta emperor. According to the Puranas the Guptas ruled over territories (referred to as Janapadas) such as Prayag, Saket and Magadh. This description of the Gupta dominion precedes the reign of Samudragupta and hence must refer to the territories ruled over by Chandragupta I. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chandragupta I"
The period of prominence of the Gupta dynasty is very often referred to as the Golden Age of India. It was under the rule of Samudragupta's son, Chandragupta II (very often referred to as Vikramaditya or Chandragupta Vikramaditya) spanning 375-413/15 AD, that the Gupta empire achieved its zenith. Chandragupta attained success by pursuing both a favorable marital alliance and an aggressive expansionist policy. In this his father and grandfather set the precedent. His name is Sanskrit for "protected by the moon". ...more on Wikipedia about "Chandragupta II"
The Gupta dynasty, which began from around 240, ruled the Gupta Empire of India, from around 320 to 550. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gupta dynasty"
Kumar Gupta made Nalanda University.There read 10,000 student;1,500 Techer &1000(app.)worker.Shil vadra had been a techer in Nalanda.It is ruin by attack of Turki. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kumara Gupta I"
Samudragupta, ruler of the Gupta Empire (c.AD 335 - 380), and successor to Chandragupta I, is considered to be one of the greatest military geniuses that India ever produced, thus also known as the 'Napoleon of India'. His name is taken to be a title acquired by his conquests (Samudra referring to the `oceans'). Samudragupta is believed to have been his father's chosen successor even though he had several older brothers. It is therefore believed that after the death of Chandragupta I, there was a struggle for succession in which Samudragupta prevailed. ...more on Wikipedia about "Samudragupta"
Skandagupta (d. 480) was a ruler of northern India under the Gupta dynasty. He is generally considered the last of the great Gupta rulers. He defeated the Pushyamitras, a rival Indian dynasty, but then was faced with invading Indo-Hephthalites or "White Huns", known in India as Hunas, from the northwest. He repulsed a Huna attack c. 455, But the expense of the wars drained the empire's resources and contributed to its decline. Skandagupta died in 467 and was succeeded by his son Narasimhagupta Baladitya. His name appear in Javanese text `Tantrikamandaka', and Chinese writer, Wang-hiuen-tse refers that a ambassador was sent to his court by King Meghvarma of Sri Lanka, who had asked his permission to build a Buddhist monastery at Bodh Gaya for the monks traveling from Sri Lanka. But the most detailed and authentic record of his reign is preserved in the rock pillar of the Allahabad, composed by Harisena. ...more on Wikipedia about "Skandagupta"
Vishnugupta was one of the lesser known kings of the Gupta Dynasty. He is generally considered to be the last recognized king of the Gupta Empire. His reign lasted 10 years, from 540 to 550 CE. ...more on Wikipedia about "Vishnugupta (Gupta Empire)"
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