Chandragupta I

250 - 335

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Chandragupta I (Gupta script: Cha-ndra-gu-pta, r. c. 319–335/350 CE) was a king of the Gupta Empire, who ruled in northern and central India. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chandragupta I has received more than 885,896 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Chandragupta I is the 6,059th most popular politician (down from 5,449th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Bangladesh and the 4th most popular Bangladeshi Politician.

Chandragupta I is most famous for his military accomplishments. He is credited with overthrowing the Nanda dynasty and establishing the Mauryan Empire.

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Among politicians, Chandragupta I ranks 6,059 out of 19,576Before him are Boleslaus III, Duke of Bohemia, Gnaeus Pompeius, Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, Muazzez Sultan, Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria, and Spencer Perceval. After him are Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Margaret, Countess of Anjou, Cai Yong, Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás, Hor, and Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

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Among people born in 250, Chandragupta I ranks 23Before him are Tetricus I, Bahram II, Donatus Magnus, Marcus Aurelius Marius, Saint Chrysogonus, and Martinian. After him are Procopius of Scythopolis, Adur Narseh, Valerian II, Macrianus Major, Emerentiana, and Macrianus Minor. Among people deceased in 335, Chandragupta I ranks 3Before him are Pope Sylvester I, and Saint Nino. After him are Macarius of Jerusalem, and Wisimar.

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In Bangladesh

Among people born in Bangladesh, Chandragupta I ranks 8 out of 74Before him are Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1920), Sri Chinmoy (1931), Atiśa (982), Sheikh Hasina (1947), Abdul Hamid (1944), and Jagadish Chandra Bose (1858). After him are William Beveridge (1879), Mohammed Shahabuddin (1949), Begum Rokeya (1880), Zillur Rahman (1929), Ziaur Rahman (1936), and Chittaranjan Das (1869).

Among POLITICIANS In Bangladesh

Among politicians born in Bangladesh, Chandragupta I ranks 4Before him are Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1920), Sheikh Hasina (1947), and Abdul Hamid (1944). After him are Mohammed Shahabuddin (1949), Zillur Rahman (1929), Ziaur Rahman (1936), Khawaja Nazimuddin (1894), Iajuddin Ahmed (1931), Tajuddin Ahmad (1925), Shahabuddin Ahmed (1930), and Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad (1918).