Kirtivarman I

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ಬಾದಾಮಿ ಚಾಲುಕ್ಯರು
Badami Chalukya
Pulakesi I (543–566)
Kirtivarman I (566–597)
Mangalesa (597–609)
Pulakesi II (609–642)
Vikramaditya I (655–680)
Vinayaditya (680 -696)
Vijayaditya (696–733)
Vikramaditya II (733–746)
Kirtivarman II (746–753)
(Rashtrakuta Empire)

Kirtivarma I (566–597 CE) succeeded Pulakesi I as the ruler of the Chalukya Dynasty.

Consolidating the kingdom[edit]

Kirtivarma I consolidated the newly founded Chalukya Kingdom. He completed the subjugation of the Kadambas, and he secured the extension of the Chalukya Kingdom by subduing the Nalas of Nalavadi, the Alupas of South Kanara and the Maurya chiefs of Konkan.

He also annexed the port of Goa, then known as Revatidvipa. The Sendrakas, the feudatories of the Kadambas who ruled in Shimoga district, now shifted their political allegiance to the Chalukyas, and Kirtivarma married a princess from this family.

Death and succession[edit]

At the demise of Kirtivarma, his son Pulakesi II was too young to rule and Kirtivarma's brother Mangalesa assumed the responsibilities of the crown.

Preceded by
Pulakesi I
Succeeded by