Krishnadevaraya was an emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire who reigned from 1509–1529. He was the third ruler of the Tuluva Dynasty and is considered to be its greatest ruler. He possessed the largest empire in India after the decline of the Delhi Sultanate.he was Born on 17 January 1471 in Hampi and Died on17 October 1529, Hampi Spouse: Tirumala DeviBooks: AmuktamalyadaChildren: Tirumala Raya, Tirumalamba, Vengalamba, RamachandraParents: Tuluva Narasa Nayaka, Nagala Devi
Presiding over the empire at its zenith, he is regarded as an icon by many Indians. Krishnadevaraya earned the titles Kannada Rajya Rama Ramana (lit, “Lord of the Kannada empire”), Andhra Bhoja (lit, “Andhra Scholar King or King Bhoja of Andhra”), Gaubrahmana Pratipalaka (lit, “Protector of cows and brahmins”) and Mooru Rayara Ganda (lit, “King of Three Kings”). He became the dominant ruler of the peninsula of India by defeating the Sultans of Bijapur, Golconda, the Bahmani Sultanate and the Gajapatis of Odisha, and was one of the most powerful Hindu rulers in India.Indeed, when the Mughal EmperorBabur was taking stock of the potentates of north India, Krishnadevaraya was rated the most powerful and had the most extensive empire in the subcontinent.
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