Ghatotkacha (king)

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For the legendary character from the Mahabharata, see Ghatotkacha.
Ghatotkacha
2nd Gupta Emperor
Reign c. 280 – c. 319 CE
Predecessor Sri Gupta
Successor Chandragupta I
Issue Chandragupta I
Dynasty Gupta
Father Sri Gupta
Gupta Empire
320 CE–550 CE
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Sri Gupta (240 – 280)
Ghatotkacha (280 – 319)
Chandragupta I (320 – 335)
Samudragupta (335 – 380)
Ramagupta
Chandragupta II (380 – 413/415)
Kumaragupta I (415 – 455)
Skandagupta (455 - 467)
Purugupta (467 – 473)
Kumaragupta II (473 - 476)
Budhagupta (476 – 495)
Narasimhagupta (495 – ?)
Kumaragupta III
Vishnugupta (540 – 550)
Vainyagupta (550 – ?)
Bhanugupta

Ghatotkacha (c. 280 – c. 319 CE) was a pre-imperial Gupta king in northern India, the son of Sri Gupta, who is considered the progenitor of the Gupta dynasty.[1] Very little is known of him. Ghatotkacha was succeeded by his son, Chandragupta I.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mookerji, Radhakumud (2007) [1973]. The Gupta Empire (5th ed.). Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass. p. 11. ISBN 81-208-0440-6. 
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Sri Gupta
Gupta Ruler
280–319 CE
Succeeded by
Chandragupta I
as Gupta Emperor