- Chandragupta Maurya, died 286? b.c., king of northern India 322?–298 b.c.: founder of the Maurya empire.
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In the game of the boys, Chandragupta shows the vocation for which he is intended.
Dhanananda was slain; and Chandragupta ascended the throne of Magadha.
Of these kings the greatest is Asoka, three generations after Chandragupta.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII.
Hence in these lists, instead of 153 kings, we get at most only 100, as reigning before Chandragupta.
Chandragupta began a new attack from the borders, conquered one city after another, and at last Palibothra.
- Greek name Sandracottos. died ?297 bc, ruler of N India, who founded the Maurya dynasty (325) and defeated Seleucus (?305)