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List of Famous Ancient Indian Scholars and their Patrons

List of Famous Ancient Indian Scholars and their Patrons   Scholar Patron Amir Khusro Balban, Alauddin Khilji and 5 other rulers Amar Singh Chandragupta Vikramaditya Banabhatta Harshavardhana Bhavabhuti Yas Read More


List of Famous Social Reformers of India / World

List of Famous Social Reformers of India / World   Social Reformer   Important Contributions Raja Ram Mohan Roy   Founder of Brahmo Samaj Raja Ram Mohan Roy was an Indian religious, social, and educational reformer, and humanitarian. He challenged the traditional Hindu culture in the early 1800 Read More


Important Battles in Indian History

Important Battles in Indian History Battles in Indian History Details Battle of Hydaspeas - 326 B.C. Alexander defeated Porus. Kalinga War - 261 B.C. Ashoka defeated Kalinga. First Battle of Tarain - 1191 A.D. Prithvi Raj Chauhan defeated Mohammed Ghori. Read More


Accounts of important Foreign Travellers in Ancient India

Accounts of important Foreign Travellers in Ancient India   Name of the Traveller Details Abdur Razzaq 1. He was a Persian traveller. 2. He was the ambassador of Shah Rukh (the Timurid dynasty ruler of Persia) to Calicut, India. 3. His book entitled 'Matla-us-Sadain wa Majma-ul-Bahrain' described the life and events in Calicut under the Zam Read More


Ancient Indian Books and Authors

Ancient Indian Books and Authors     Name of Ancient Books Authors Akbar-Namah Abul Fazal Amuktamalayada Krishna Deva Raya Arthashastra Kautilya Buddha Charitam Ashwaghosa Read More


Satavahana Dynasty

Satavahana Dynasty:   1. After the decline of Mauryan empire, Satavahana empire ruled most part of India for about 450 years. 2. The Satavahana empire are credited for establishing peace in the country. They effectively resist the onslaught of foreigners after the decline of Mauryan Empire. 3. The Satavahanas were the first to issue coins with their rulers embossed on it. 4. Simuka was the f Read More


Important Points - Indian National Congress

Important Points - Indian National Congress   Indian National Congress was founded in the year - 1885 Indian National Congress was founded by - Allan Octavian Hume First session of Indian National Congress was held at - Mumbai (1885) Who was the Viceroy of Read More


Indian National Congress

Indian National Congress:   Indian National Congress was founded by British civil servant Allan Octavian Hume in 1885 to form a platform for civic and political dialogue of educated Indians with the British Raj. Its founding members wanted a larger role in the making of British policy for India. Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee was the first President of the Indian National Congress. The first session of the Indian National Congress was h Read More


Important facts on Sunga Dynasty

Important facts on Sunga Dynasty    1. Sunga dynasty was established after the fall of Mauryan empire. 2. Pushyamitra Sunga was the senapati of last king of Mauryan empire Brihadratha. He killed Brihadratha and laid the foundation of Sunga dynasty in 187 B.C. 3. Capital of Sunga dynasty was Patliputra. 4. Vidhisha was the capital of later Sunga rul Read More


List of Governor General and Viceroy of British India

List of Governor General and Viceroy of British India     Governor General / Viceroy Period Important Achievements/Contributions/Events Warren Hastings 1774 - 1785 (1) First Governor General of India, (2) During his tenure Regulating Act, 1773 was introduced which brought the dual government of Bengal to an Read More


Important Rulers of Haryanka Dynasty

Important Rulers of Haryanka Dynasty:   Bimbisara (544-492 B.C.):   1. Bimbisara became the king of Haryanka dynasty in 544 B.C. 2. Bimbisara established the Haryanka dynasty and was responsible for expanding the kingdom. 3. Bimbsara was contemporary of Lord Mahavira and patron of Buddha. 4. As per Buddhist scriptures, King Bimbisara met t Read More


Dynasties of India

Dynasties of India:     Dynasty  (Region) FounderPeriod Haryanka Dynasty (Magadha) - Bimbisara 684 BC – 413 BC Nanda Dynasty (Magadha) - Mahapadmananda 345 BC – 321 BC Mauryan Dynasty (Magadha) - Read More





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