Indian Dynasties

Indian Dynasties: India was ruled by many important dynasties after Christ. Different religion, different culture that these rulers left have a major impact even today. Some of the monuments that were built in that period like TajMahal, Red fort, Amer Fort have become major tourists attractions in India now.

Chandragupta-2( Gupta Dynasty)

Chandragupta - 2 (Gupta Dynasty)

Gupta Dynasty in India is called as the Golden Age of the Indian History. With the decline of Khushan Dynasty many foreign traders started to invade India from North and South. During this period Gupta Dynasty came into existence which ruled for 300 years in India---Read more

Vardhan Dynasty

Vardhan Dynasty

Harshavardhan also known as Harsha started the Vardhan Dynasty in India and ruled from 606 to 647 A.D. He ruled for 41 years. He was born on 590 A.D.---Read more

Kushan Dynasty

Kushan Dynasty

Kujula kadphises is probably the founder and the 1st King of Kushan dynasty. He probably began to rule in 40A.D. He attacked the regions of south of Hindu Kush in India later conquered and annexed Gandhara. ---Read more

Map of Gurjara Prathihara

Gurjara Prathihara

Gurjara Prathihara of India also known as Prathihara Empire ruled for 400 years.  They are believed to be the clan of Rajput. They ruled first at Ujjain and Kannauj. The founder of this huge dynasty was Harishandra. Gurjara Prathihara had kept a check on Arab armies.---Read more....

Chola Dynasty

Chola Dynasty

Chola Dynasty of India is another vast and important Dynasty that ruled South India from 9th century.  Chola Dyansty is famous for its art and architecture.  During the period of Chola dyanasty many magnificent and beautiful temples were built which are famous even today. The Cholas gained control over South India by over throwing the Pallavas. ---Read more...

Chalukya dynasty

Chalukya Dynasty

Another important Dynasty that ruled South India is Chalukya Dynasty.  They ruled most parts of South India from 6th and 12th century. The Chalukya’s rose to power in the Deccan.  It is mainly divided into 3 dynasties and ruled individually even though all were related to each other.---Read more...

Emblem of Hoysala Dynasty

Hoysala Dynasty

Hoysala Dynasty is another important Dynasty that ruled South India especially Karnataka from 10th to 14th century. Hoysala’s made Belur as capital in the beginning and later shifted it to Halebidu. They were basically from Malnad Karnataka. Hoysala rulers were famous for their strength and courage.---Read more...

Map of Vijayanagara empire

Vijayanagara Dynasty 

Vijayanagara Empire is a vast empire founded by Harihara and Bukka in 1336.  It consisted of four Kingdoms in succession. It ruled for 3centuries. The history of this vast empire was mainly wars with Bahamani’s and Muslims. With the decline of Hoysala dynasty Vijayanagara Empire gained more power and strong.---Read more

Slave Dynasty

Slave Dynasty

In 1206 Qutb-ud-din Aibak, general proclaimed himself as Sultan of Delhi and founded Slave Dynasty in India.  Mohammed Gori had no natural heir of his own, after his death a slave of him called Qutb-ud-din Aibak took over the reigns and called himself as the King of Slave Dynasty. Gori always treated his slaves as his own children. ---Read more

Khiliji Dynasty

Khiliji Dynasty

Khiliji are a tribe of mixed Afghani/Turkish descent. Jalal- ud- din Khiliji ascended the throne in the year 1290. He ruled from 1290-1296.---Read more

Tughlaq Dynasty

Tughlaq Dynasty

Ghazi Malik changed his name to Ghiyath-al –din – Tughlaq and started the Tughlaq Dynasty. He ruled from 1320-1325. This Dynasty was also of Turkish Dynasty. After taking over the reigns of Delhi Sultanate in India, Ghiyasuddin had a huge task to improve the conditions of Tughlaq Dynasty.---Read more.....

Sayyid Dynasty

Sayyid Dynasty

Sayyid dynasty was the fourth dynasty of Delhi Sultanate which came to power after Tughlaq dynasty. They ruled from 1414-1450AD. The family claimed to be Sayyids or descendants of Mohammed started the Sayyid Dynasty.  The founder of Sayyid Dynasty was Khizir Khan, the governor of Multan and Timur’s deputy in India.---Read more...

Lodhi Dynasty

Lodhi Dynasty

Lodhi Dynasty took control on Delhi after the defeat of Sayyid Dynasty. It ruled from 1451-1526.  Bahlul Lodhi was the founder of Lodhi dynasty.  Three important rulers of this dynasty are Bahlul Lodhi, Sikander Lodhi and Ibrahim Lodhi. This was the last dynasty of Delhi Sultanate and also it was called Pashtun dynasty. ---Read more...

Taj Mahal of India--Mughal Dynasty

Mughal Dynasty

Mughal dynasty in India was  the famous dynasties which ruled India from 1526-1707 . Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodi in the battle of Panipat and started this famous dynasty of Mughals in India. Mughal dynasty ruled India from 1526 - 1707. ---Read more...