1. Shudhodan - The king of Kapilvastu.
Lord Buddha was his son.
2. Ambhi - The king of Taxila. He
welcomed Alexander when he came to invade India .
3. Porus (Puru) - The king of land
situated between Jhelum and Chinab rivers. He fought bravely against
Alexander. Even after losing the battle, faced Alexander bravely
and said he should be treated as a king is treated by another
4. Dhananand - King of Magadh at the
time of invasion of India by Alexander. His army was so strong that
Alexander could not dare to attack him. But he did not care to
help other kings against Alexander.
5. Chandra Gupta Maurya - Insulted by
the king Dhananand, Chanakya took the oath to destroy Nand
dynasty. He accordingly prepared his disciple, Chandra Gupta, who
defeated Dhananand and became the mighty king of Magadh
beginning Maurya destiny. He defeated the aggressor Sylucus
(who was the king of area, which is now Afghanistan)and
married his daughter. He reigned from the year 322 BC to 298 BC. He
made Patliputra as his capital.
6. Bindusar - Son of Chandra Gupta
Maurya. Was a peace loving king who did not fight to enhance his
domain, but kept intact the inherited kingdom. He remained the king from
298 BC to 273 BC.
7. Ashoka - Son of Bindusar, famous
king of Maurya dynasty. He spread his kingdom to almost whole of India,
Afghanistan and Baluchistan. Fought the fierce battle with
king of Kalinga, but great blood shed changed his life. He took an oath not to