Chandragupta Maurya was the founder of the Mauryan Empire in ancient India who built one of the largest empires on the Indian subcontinent.
- Full Name: Chandragupta Maurya
- Reign: c. 324 or 321 – c. 297 BCE
- Predecessor: Dhana Nanda
- Successor: Bindusara
- Dynasty: Maurya
- Spouse: Durdhara , Helena Maurya
- Famous as: First Mauryan Emperor
Chandragupta’s life and achievements have been mentioned in ancient Greek, Hindu, Buddhist and Jain texts significantly.