Sunga Dynasty

Sunga kingdom was established on the ruins of Mauryan Empire

Pushyamitra Sunga founded Sunga dynasty in 187 B.C by killing the last ruler of Mauryan dynasty Brihadratha.

Bana`s Harshacharita gives information about the Pushyamitra Sunga.

He performed two horse sacrifices.

Agnimitra was the son of Pushyamitra Sunga.

Malavikagnimitra written by Kalidasa says that Agnimitra married Vidarbha princes Malavika.

There were 10 kings in the Sunga dynasty who ruled Magadha for nearly 112 years.

List of Rulers of Sunga Dynasty:

1. Pushyamitra Sunga

2. Agnimitra

3. Sujyeshta

4. Sumitra

5. Vajramitra

6. Bhagavata

7. Ghosha

8. Vasumitra

9. Devabhuti

The last ruler of Sunga dynasty Devabhuti was killed by the Vasudeva who established Kanva dynasty.