Devavarman

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For the 11th century king, see Devavarman (Chandela dynasty).
Devavarman
7th Mauryan emperor
Reign c. 202 – c. 195 BCE
Predecessor Shalishuka
Successor Shatadhanvan
Dynasty Maurya
Religion Buddhism[citation needed]
Maurya Emperors (322 BCE – 180 BCE)
Chandragupta (322–297 BCE)
Bindusara (297–272/268 BCE)
Ashoka (272/268–232 BCE)
Dasharatha (232–224 BCE)
Samprati (224–215 BCE)
Shalishuka (215–202 BCE)
Devavarman (202–195 BCE)
Shatadhanvan (195–187 BCE)
Brihadratha (187–180 BCE)
Pushyamitra
(Shunga Empire)
(180–149 BCE)

Devavarman (or Devadharman) was a king of the Maurya Empire. He ruled in the period 202–195 BCE. According to the Puranas, he was the successor of Shalishuka Maurya and reigned for seven years. He was succeeded by Shatadhanvan.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Thapar, Romila (1998). Aśoka and the decline of the Mauryas (2nd ed.). Delhi: Oxford University Press. pp. 182–183. ISBN 0-19-564445-X. 
Devavarman
Preceded by
Shalishuka
Maurya Emperor
202–195 BCE
Succeeded by
Shatadhanvan