Who were the early ancestors of India?

Who is the first person come to India?

Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama becomes the first European to reach India via the Atlantic Ocean when he arrives at Calicut on the Malabar Coast.

Who Ruled India most?

List of largest empires in India

Empire Approximate maximum extent (Area in km²) Approximate date of maximum extent
British Raj 4,574,000 1911
Mughal Empire 4,000,000 1690
Maurya Empire 3,400,000–5,000,000 261 BC or 250 BC
Republic of India (for comparison) 3,287,263

When was India at its biggest?

On the other hand, the Maratha Empire was relatively recent and small in size covering an area of 2.5 million kilometers square and flourished between 1674 and 1818.

The Largest Empires In The History Of India.

Rank 1
Empire Mauryan Empire
Approximate maximum extent (Area in km²) 5,000,000
Approximate date of maximum extent 250 BCE
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