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Kannauj

Kannauj(Kanyakubja) has existed since ancient times.

Fa-hien visited Kannauj between 399 and 414 A.D., during the reign of Chandragupta II.

It is located in Uttar Pradesh state.

It was the capital of Harsha empire.

The Rajput dynasties Gurjara Pratiharas and Gahadvalas ruled Kanauj.

The dynasties tried for control of Kanauj were Rastrakuta, pala and Pratiharas.

In the struggle for Kannauj Dharmapala was defeated in the hands of Pratihara Vatsaraja near Prayag.

Rastrakuta ruler Dhruva defeated Vatsaraja and established his control over Kannauj.

After Dhruva`s death in 793 AD Dharmapala recaptured Kannauj and placed his vassal Chakrayudha on the throne.

Pratihara Nagabhatta II defeated Chakrayudha and occupied Kannauj.

Dharmapala was defeated in the hands of Nagabhatta II in the conflict near Munger.

Rashtrakuta ruler Dhruva`s son Govinda III captured Kannauj by defeating Nagabhatta II. Dharmapala and Chakrayudha submitted to him.

When Govinda III returned to his kingdom, Dharmapala re-established his authority.

After the death of Dharampala, Nagabhata II occupied Kannuaj and made it capital of Pratiharas.

Rajyapala was the ruler of Kannauj when Mahmud of Ghazni attacked Kannauj in 1018 A.D.

Mahmud captured all the seven forts of Kannauj in 1019 A.D.

Chandradeva, founded the Gahadvala dynasty in Kanauj in 1090.

His grandson Govindachandra raised its glory.

Mohammad Ghauri invaded India and killed Jaichandra in 1193 A.D. in the battle of Chandwar.

Jaichand`s son, Harichandra continued to occupy Kannauj even after 1193 A.D.

The glory of Kannauj was ended with the conquest of Iltutmish.

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