Parakramabahu II of Dambadeniya

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Parakkamabahu II
King of Dambadeniya
Parakramabahu II - Massa Photo 1.jpg
Reign1234-1269
PredecessorVijayabahu III
SuccessorVijayabahu IV
IssueVijayabahu IV
Bhuvanaikabahu I
HouseHouse of Siri Sanga Bo
FatherVijayabahu III
ReligionBuddhism

Parakkamabahu II was King of Dambadeniya in the 13th century, who ruled from 1234 to 1269. He succeeded his father Vijayabahu III as King of Dambadeniya and was succeeded by his son Vijayabahu IV. He became the King of Dambadeniya in 1236. In 1258 He had to battle an invader named Chandrabahu from Southeast Asia. He succeeded in defeating the Chola-Ganga invader, Magha. Unifying the three kingdoms of Sri Lanka is his greatest achievement.

In popular culture[edit]

  • 2013 film Siri Parakum emphasized the life of Parakkamabahu II until his Reign. Akila Dhanuddhara stars as Parakkamabahu II in the film. The film was directed by Somaratne Dissanayake.

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Parakramabahu II of Dambadeniya
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Regnal titles
Preceded by
Vijayabahu III
King of Dambadeniya
1234–1269
Succeeded by
Vijayabahu IV