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History of Indian subcontinent
Medieval India refers to the Post classical Era, i.e. 7th to 18th century CE in the Indian subcontinent. It is divided into two periods: The 'early medieval period' which lasted from the 7th to the 13th century and the 'late medieval period' which lasted from the 13th to the 18th century in some definitions, though many end the period with the start of the Mughal Empire in 1526. It includes:
- Chola Empire, a South Indian empire which ruled from Tamil Nadu and extended till south east Asian Nations in its height. from 9th century to 13th century.
- Hoysala Empire a prominent South Indian Kannadiga empire that ruled most of the modern day state of Karnataka between the 10th and the 14th centuries. The capital of the Hoysalas was initially located at Belur but was later moved to Halebidu.
- Kakatiya Kingdom a Telugu dynasty that ruled most of current day Andhra Pradesh, India from 1083 CE to 1323 CE
- Rajput states-confederation of Hindu states that ruled present day Rajasthan,Madhya Pradeh,Gujarat,Uttaranchal,Himachal Pradesh, Western Uttar Pradesh and Central Uttar Pradesh. from early medieval to modern times.
- Trigarta Kingdom a kingdom mentioned in the epic Mahabharata.
- Delhi Sultanate is a term used to cover five short-lived dynasties
- Mughal Empire was an imperial state of Turco-Mongol origin from Central Asia, who rule on large parts of the Indian subcontinent from 16th to 18th century, though it lingered for another century, formally ending in 1857.
- Maratha Empire was an imperial power based in Maharashtra. Marathas replaced the Mughal rule over large parts of India in the 18th century, they were later usurped by the British Colonialsts, who took over India by defeating several Maratha kingdoms in the Anglo-Maratha Wars in early 19th century.
- Ahom Kingdom was a kingdom in the Brahmaputra valley in Assam, India
- Reddy Kingdom was established in southern India by Prolaya Vema Reddy.
- Vijayanagara Empire was an empire based in South India, in the Deccan Plateau region.
- Gajapati Kingdom was a medieval Hindu dynasty that ruled over Kalinga (the present day Orissa)
- Deccan Sultanates were five Muslim-ruled late medieval kingdoms
- Sikh Empire was a major power in the Northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent, which arose under the leadership of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in the Punjab region.
- The Rajput period was an era of chivalry and feudalism. The Rajputs weakened each other by constant fighting, allowing the Turks to embark on victorious campaigns against the empire.
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