Devabhuti

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Sunga masculine figure.

Devabhuti (r. 83–73 BCE) was the last king of the Sunga Empire in ancient India. He was assassinated by his minister Vasudeva Kanva and is said to have been overfond of the company of women.

Following his death, the Sunga dynasty was then replaced by the subsequent Kanvas.

Preceded by
Bhagabhadra
Sunga Ruler
83–73 BCE
Succeeded by
Kanva dynasty

References[edit]

  • "Dictionary of Buddhism" by Damien KEOWN (Oxford University Press, 2003) ISBN 0-19-860560-9
  • "Ashoka and the decline of the Mauryas" Romila Thaper (London 1961).
  • "The Yuga Purana", John E. Mitchiner, Kolkata, The Asiatic Society, 2002, ISBN 81-7236-124-6

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