The achievements of ashoka (study notes) he was certainly a great missionary ruler in the history of the ancient world he enthusiastically worked with great devotion for his mission and achieved a great deal at home and abroad biography of chandragupta maurya. Ashoka was born as devanampriya priyadarshi samrat ashoka, in 304 bc, in pataliputra (close to modern-day patna), to the second emperor of the mauryan dynasty, bindusara, and maharani dharma the grandson of the founder of mauryan dynasty, chandragupta maurya, he had several half-brothers from his father’s other wives. Ashoka (english: / ə ˈ ʃ oʊ k ə / sanskritized as iast: aśoka), or in contemporary prakrit asoka, sometimes ashoka the great, was an indian emperor of the maurya dynasty, who ruled almost all of the indian subcontinent from c 268 to 232 bce. Of a mauryan king, ashoka, who had established an empire that extended from the himalayas in the north to almost as far as sri lanka in the south buddhism: kings and yogiskings is the indian emperor ashoka , who helped spread buddhism and became the protagonist in many buddhist legends.
Devanampriya priyadarshi samrat ashoka (also asoka, ashoka maurya) was the grandson of chandragupta maurya and the son of the second maurya emperor, bindusara acknowledged as the greatest of monarchs in world history, ashoka is singled out as a ruler without a parallel. Ashoka maurya asoka the maurya (girnar inscription of rudradaman [ad 150]) ashoka was the ruler of the mauryan empire from 273 bc to 232 bc important events in the life of ashoka birth of ashoka - 304 bce marriage with maharani devi of vidisha - 286 bce. Indian ruler ashoka dies and the maurya empire declines 187 bce brihadratha, the last ruler of the mauryan dynasty is assassinated by his commander-in-chief, pushyamitra shunga.
Kings after ashoka dasaratha maurya (232 - 224 bce) dasaratha maurya was the emperor of the mauryan dynasty from 232 bce to 224 bce according to the matsya purana, he succeeded his grandfather ashoka the great. Chandragupta maurya biography chandragupta maurya was the founder of the mauryan empire and is credited for unifying india for the first time in history this biography profiles his childhood, life, reign, achievements and timeline. Bindusara, also called bindusara maurya, greek amitrochates, (born c 320 bce —died 272/3 bce), second mauryan emperor, who ascended the throne about 297 bce greek sources refer to him as amitrochates, greek for the sanskrit amitraghata (“destroyer of foes”. Emperor ashoka maurya ashoka was the first ruler of the maurya dynasty, who favored buddhism and raised many pillars in his name which stood some 50 feet tall let’s have a look at his life history, reign, administration, contribution, achievements and timeline it may have been built by the mauryan emperor ashoka, but it is. The great mauryan emperor ashoka was born in about 304 bc and was the son the mauryan emperor bindusara his father was the son of the first mauryan emperor chandragupta maurya and started mauryan dynasty.
Ashoka biography ashoka was an indian emperor of the maurya dynasty he lived around the third century bc (c 269 bce to 232 bce) he was a powerful king and reigned over a realm covering much of the indian sub-continent. The political history of the mauryan rulers chandragupta maurya (322 – 298 bc) chandragupta maurya was the first ruler who unified entire country into one political unit, called the mauryan empire. Asoka asoka (reigned ca 273-232 bc), the third emperor of the maurya dynasty, is considered ancient india's greatest ruler he combined the piety of a saint with the practical qualities of a king, and in the history of buddhism he ranks second only to buddha.
Romila thapar is emeritus professor of history at the jawaharlal nehru university, new delhi she is the author of numerous books including the popular volume, a history of indiashe was elected general president of the indian history congress, and is a fellow of the british academy. Ashoka (asoka) was the third ruler of the mauryan empire under his long rule the empire that he inherited reached its zenith territorially and culturally soon after his death the mauryan empire split up and ended he is remembered as a great ruler in world history and the greatest ruler in india. Ashoka was born to the mauryan emperor, bindusara and subhadrangī (or dharmā)  he was the grandson of chandragupta maurya, founder of the maurya dynastybroadly, chandragupta was born in a humble family, abandoned, raised as a son by another family, then with the training and counsel of chanakya of arthashastra fame ultimately built one of the largest empires in ancient india. Interesting facts about king ashoka, mauryan dynasty, video on chakravartin samrat ashoka the mauryan empire was the first major empire in the history of india, ruled by maurya dynasty from 321 bc.
The mauryan empire was very important to india’s way of life the mauryan empire all began in 321 bc, when a man named chandragupta maurya (340 -298 bc) was ruler chandragupta maurya was the founder of the mauryan empire - asoka was the third ruler of the mauryan empire and is considered the greatest ruler of ancient india asoka. Emperor ashoka the great (sometimes spelt aśoka) lived from 304 to 232 bce and was the third ruler of the indian mauryan empire, the largest ever in the indian subcontinent and one of the world's largest empires at its time. The third mauryan emperor, ashoka (r ca 273–232 bc), is one of the most famous rulers in indian history his conversion to and support of buddhism is often likened to the impact of the roman emperor constantine the great's acceptance of christianity in 313 ad beginning in 254 bc , ashoka had monumental edicts on buddhism carved into.