Samudragupta – Ruler of the Gupta Empire of Ancient India

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Quick Facts

  • Full Name: Samudragupta
  • Reign: c.335-375 CE
  • Predecessor: Chandragupta I
  • Successor: Chandragupta II
  • Dynasty: Gupta Dynasty
  • Spouse: Datta Devi
  • Father: Chandragupta I
  • Mother: Kumaradevi
  • Famous as: Gupta emperor of Ancient India

Introduction

Samudragupta (350-375 CE) was a ruler of the Gupta Empire of Ancient India who greatly expanded his dynasty’s political power.

He had defeated several kings of northern India, and added their territories to his empire.

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