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The Revolt of 1857

On march 29, 1857, a soldier named Mangal Pandey attacked and fired at his senior at Barrackpur in Bengal On May 10, there was a mutiny of sepoys at Meerut started Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah II was proclaimed the Emperor

Viceroys of India

Lord Canning  (1856 – 1862) The last Governor General and the first Viceroy Mutiny took place in his time On nov, 1858, the rule passed on to  the crown The universities of Calcutta, Bombay and Madras were established in 1857

Mauryan Empire

Chandragupta Maurya (322-298 BC) With the help of Chanakya, know as Kautilya or Vishnugupta, he overthrew the Nandas & established the rule of Maurya Dynasty He defeated Selucus Necator in 305 BC A Greek Ambassador Megasthenes (sent by Selucus) visited

Magadha Empire

Haryanka Dynasty Originally founded in 566 BC by the grand father of Bimbisara named Brihdratha but actually founded by Bimbisara Bimbisara (544 – 492 BC) Ajatshatru (492 – 460 BC) Son fo Bimbisara, killed his father & seized throne Udayin

Jainism and Buddhism

Buddhism Lord Buddha Also known as Sakyamuni or Tathagata Born to Suddhodana(Sakya ruler) and Mahamaya in 563 BC on the Vaishakha Poornima day at Lumbini (near Kapilvastu) in Nepal Lost mother 7 days after the birth. Brought by stepmother Gautmi

Epics

Mahabahart it is written in Sanskrit by Ved Vyas It describes about war between Kauravas and Pandavas of 950 BC in Kurukshetra Translation of ‘Mahabharat’ in persian is called Rajm nama done by Badayuni Ramayana It was written by valmiki

The Vedic Literature

The vedas The word ‘veda’ comes from the root ‘vidi’ signifying knowledge They are four in all-Rig, Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda Rig Veda Oldest religious text in the world Contains 1.028 hymns and is divided into

Vedic Period : The Aryans

The Aryans were semi-nomadic-pastoral people and originated from area around the Caspian Sea in Central Asia. The Central Asia theory is given by Max Muller. Entered India probably through the Lhyber Pass(Hindukush Mountains) around 1500 BC. Early Vedic or Rig

IMPORTANT DATES IN WORLD HISTORY

World history of full of battles, inventions and other important things. Get the important dates of world history in brief.

Important Dates in Indian History

List of important dates in Indian history such as date of Dandhi March, Birth of Swami Vivekananda, Launch date of APPLE, Agreement of Shimla etc
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