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Sangama Dynasty

Sangama dynasty ruled from 1336 to 1485 A.D. Hari-Hara I was the first ruler of Vijayanagara kingdom. He ruled from 1336 to 1357 A.D. He annexed Hoysala territories. The rivalry between Vijayanagara kingdom and Bahmani kingdom was started during his period in annexing the Krishna-Tungabhadra Doab.

Bukka I ascended the throne after the death of his brother Hari Hara I. His Chief Minister Sayana was the great commentator of Vedas. Bukka I fought against Bahmani Sultan, Muhammmad Shah I and forced the sultan to hand over Krishna-Tungabhadra Doab to him. He conquered the territories in Tamil Nadu. He conquered Madurai and extended his empire upto Rameswaram. Kumara Kampana, son of Bukka, played an important role in the expansion of kingdom.

Bukka I was succeeded by his son Hari Hara II. Hari hara II fought against Bahmani Sultan Muhammad Shah II and Feroz Shah. He conquered Kanara, Mysore, Kanchipuram and Trichinopoly. He had the title of Maharajadhiraja. Next to him Devaraya I ascended the throne. Devarata II was greatest among all the rulers of Sangama dynasty. Virupaksha II was the last ruler of Sangama dynasty.

List of Rulers:

Harihara Raya I 1336–1356

Bukka Raya I 1356–1377

Harihara Raya II 1377–1404

Virupaksha Raya 1404–1405

Bukka Raya II 1405–1406

Deva Raya I 1406–1422

Ramachandra Raya 1422

Vira Vijaya Bukka Raya 1422–1424

Deva Raya II 1424–1446

Mallikarjuna Raya 1446–1465

Virupaksha Raya II 1465–1485