Chandragupta I

major king in the Gupta Empire

Chandra Gupta was a major king of the Gupta Empire around 320 AD. He is generally considered the founder of the Gupta dynasty. He made alliances with many powerful families in the Ganges region.

Chandra Gupta I
Gupta Emperor
Queen Kumaradevi and King Chandragupta I on a coin.jpg
Queen Kumaradevi and King Chandragupta I, depicted on a coin of their son Samudragupta, 350–380 AD
Reign320–335 AD
PredecessorGhatotkacha (Gupta Ruler)
SuccessorSamudragupta the Great
  • Queen Kumaradevi
HouseGupta dynasty