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  • Nitesh

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    March 19, 2024 at 1:58 pm
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    Chandragupta Maurya is considered the founder of the Maurya Empire. He was a prominent figure in ancient Indian history and established one of the largest and most powerful empires on the Indian subcontinent. Chandragupta Maurya rose to power in the 4th century BCE and founded the Maurya dynasty, which lasted from approximately 322 BCE to 185 BCE.

    Under the leadership of Chandragupta Maurya, the Maurya Empire expanded its territories through military conquests and strategic alliances. Chandragupta’s most significant achievement was his victory against the Nanda Empire, which ruled over a large part of northern India at that time. After overthrowing the Nanda Dynasty, Chandragupta Maurya became the first emperor of the Maurya Empire.

    Chandragupta Maurya’s reign was characterized by efficient administration, a well-structured bureaucracy, and advancements in trade and commerce. He implemented various administrative reforms and is believed to have laid the foundation for a centralized and organized governance system in India. His grandson, Ashoka the Great, is also renowned for his contributions to the Maurya Empire and his conversion to Buddhism.

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