Narasimhagupta

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Narasimhagupta
12th Gupta emperor
Reign c. 495 – c. ? CE
Predecessor Budhagupta
Successor Kumaragupta III
Spouse Shrimitradevi
Dynasty Gupta
Father Purugupta
Religion Hinduism[citation needed]

Narasimhagupta Baladitya was an emperor of the Gupta Empire of North India. He was son of Purugupta and probably the successor of Budhagupta. Baladitya along with Yasodharman of Malwa is credited with driving the Huna people or Hephthalite Empire from the plains of North India. His clay sealing has been found in Nalanda. The name of his queen mentioned in the Nalanda sealing is Shrimitradevi. He was succeeded by his son Kumaragupta III. He defeated the Huna ruler Mihirakula on the delta of Ganga-Brahmaputra.

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
Budhagupta
Gupta emperor
495 – ?
Succeeded by
Kumaragupta III