Who founded India’s first dynasty?

Why is Chandragupta important? Chandragupta was the founder of the Mauryan dynasty (reigned c. 321–c. 297 BCE) and the first emperor to unify most of India under one administration.

Who came first Gupta or Maurya?

Mauryan empire was formed by Chandragupta Maurya. Gupta empire was formed by Sri Chandragupta. It came into existence before Christ. It came into existence after Christ.

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

Which country ruled India first?

British Raj

• 1858–1862 (first) Charles Canning
• 1947 (last) Louis Mountbatten
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