Shatadhanvan

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Shatadhanvan
8th Mauryan emperor
Reign c. 195 – c. 187 BCE
Predecessor Devavarman
Successor Brihadratha Maurya
Full name
Shatadhanvan Maurya
Dynasty Maurya
Maurya Kings (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)

Shatadhanvan (IAST: Śatadhanvan) or Shatadhanus was a king of the Maurya dynasty. He ruled from 195–187 BCE. According to the Puranas, he was the successor of Devavarman Maurya and reigned for eight years. During his time, the empire lost some of its territories because of invasions. He was succeeded by Brihadratha Maurya.[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. 
Shatadhanvan
Preceded by
Devavarman
Maurya Emperor
195–187 BCE
Succeeded by
Brihadratha