The Gupta Empire

300 AD - 580 AD

Chandragupta I ruled from 320-335 AD. He was succeeded by his son, Samudragupta. He ruled from 335-380 AD. Samudragupta conquered the Kushans and other small kingdoms and expanded the Gupta Empire. Chandregupta II, the son of Samudragupta, ruled from 380-414. Chandragupta II expanded the empire even further so that the Gupta Empire was almost as big as the ancient Mauryan Empire.


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