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Nurhaci | Facts, Jurchen Chieftain, Death, Family, Career, Biography, Legacy

QUICK FACTS Intro Jurchen chieftain A.K.A. Nurhachi Was Monarch From China Type Royals Gender Male Birth 21 February 1559 Death 30 September 1626, Xingcheng, Huludao, Liaoning, People’s Republic of China (aged 67 years) Family Mother: Xuan, Father: Taksi, Siblings: Bayara, Murhaci, Šurhaci, Yarhaci, Spouse: Lady Tunggiya, Lady Fuca, Empress Xiaocigao, Lady Abahai, Dowager Consort Shou…

Dhritarashtra | Facts, Character From Indian Epic Mahabharata, Royalty, Biography, Early Life

QUICK FACTS Intro Character from Indian Epic Mahabharata A.K.A. Dhrutarashtra From India Gender Male Family Mother: Ambika, Father: Vyasa, Spouse: Gandhari, Children: Duryodhana, Dussasana, Vikarna, Duhsala, Yuyutsu BIOGRAPHY In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Dhritarashtra (Sanskrit: धृतराष्ट्र, dhṛtarāṣṭra; lit. “He who supports/bears the nation”) is the King of Kuru Kingdom with its capital Hastinapur. He was born to Vichitravirya’s first wife…

Krishnadevaraya | Facts, Vijayanagara Emperor, Death, Star Sign, Royalty Emperor, Biography

QUICK FACTS Intro Vijayanagara Emperor A.K.A. Srikrishna Devaraya Was Monarch, Noble, Sovereign, Emperor From India Type Royals Gender Male Birth 17 January 1471, Hampi, India Death 1529 (aged 57 years) Star Sign Capricorn Family Father: Tuluva Narasa Nayaka BIOGRAPHY Krishnadevaraya (IAST Kṛṣṇadevarāya) was an emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire who reigned from 1509–1529. He was the third ruler of the Tuluva…

Samudragupta | Facts, Biography, Early Life, Ruler, Royalty

QUICK FACTS Gender Male Family Mother: Kumaradevi, Father: Chandragupta I, Children: Ramagupta, Chandragupta II BIOGRAPHY Samudragupta (r. c. 335 – c. 380 CE) was the fourth ruler of the Gupta Empire and the son and successor of Chandragupta I. His rule was one of expansion marked first by the conquest of his immediate neighbours and then by campaigns…

Maharani Yesubai | Facts, Wife Of The Maratha Emperor Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj, Biography

QUICK FACTS Intro Wife of the Maratha emperor Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Is Actor, Emperor From India Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio Royals Gender Female Family Spouse: Sambhaji, Children: Chhatrapati Shahu BIOGRAPHY Yesubai was the second wife of Maratha Chhatrapati Sambhaji. She was the daughter of Pilajirao Shikare, a Maratha sardar (chief) in the service of Chhatrapati Shivaji….

Pachacuti | Facts, Incan Emperor, Biography, Death, Lineage

QUICK FACTS Intro Incan emperor A.K.A. Pachacuti Was Politician From Peru Type Politics Gender Male Birth 1 January 1380, Cusco, Cusco Province, Cusco Región, Peru Death 1 January 1460, Cusco, Cusco Province, Cusco Región, Peru (aged 80 years) Family Father: Wiracocha Inca, Children: Amaru Inca Yupanqui, Túpac Inca Yupanqui BIOGRAPHY Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui or Pachacutec (in hispanicized spellings)…

Zhabdrung Rinpoche | Facts, Biography, Early Life, Exile

QUICK FACTS Gender Male BIOGRAPHY Zhabdrung (also Shabdrung; Tibetan: ཞབས་དྲུང་, Wylie: zhabs-drung; “before the feet of”) was a title used when referring to or addressing great lamas in Tibet, particularly those who held a hereditary lineage. In Bhutan the title almost always refers to Ngawang Namgyal (1594–1651), the founder of the Bhutanese state, or one of his successive reincarnations….

Vikramaditya | Facts, Emperor Of Ujjain, Biography, Early Legends

QUICK FACTS Intro 1st century BCE emperor of Ujjain, India. A.K.A. Vikramāditya Is Emperor From India Type Royals Gender Male BIOGRAPHY Vikramaditya (IAST: Vikramāditya) was a legendary emperor of ancient India. He is characterised as the ideal king, known for his generosity, courage, and patronage of scholars. There are hundreds of legends about Vikramaditya, including…

Jijabai | Facts, Mother Of Shivaji, Royalty, Biography, Cultural Legacy

QUICK FACTS Intro Mother of Shivaji Was Mother Gender Female Birth 12 January 1598, Sindkhed Raja Death 17 June 1674 (aged 76 years) Family Spouse: Shahaji, Children: Shivaji Sambhaji, Shahaji Bhosale BIOGRAPHY Jijabai Shahaji Bhosale (January 12 1598 – June 17 1674), sometimes referred to as Rajmata Jijabai or even simply Jijai, was the mother of…

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