Prehistoric - The Year 1206 Personalities
Pre-Islamic Civilizations and the Advent of Islam

600 - 200 BC Personalities

600 - 200 BC Personalities
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The 24th and the last reformer of Jainism, Vardhamana was born in 599 BC in Ksatiryakundagrama, India, to a royal Kastirya family (warrior caste) of Hindus. It is speculated that…

600 - 200 BC Personalities
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Alexander was born in Pella, Macedon in July, 356 BC. He was the son of King Philip II of Macedon and of Epirote princess Olympias. He ascended Macedonian throne when…

600 - 200 BC Personalities
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Chanakya was born around 350 BC in the city of Magadha during the reign of the Nanda Dynasty. He is also known as Kautilya or Vishnugupta. He was the son…

100 - 500 AD Personalities

100 - 500 AD Personalities
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King Kanishka (Cheu-tan Kia-ni-cha in Chinese historical records) is considered to be one of the greatest kings of Kushana dynasty of ancient India. The Kushana were a nomadic tribe who…

100 - 500 AD Personalities
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After the downfall of the Kushans in the north and the Satvanahas in the south, no great power rose in India. For nearly a hundred years, India was divided into…

100 - 500 AD Personalities
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Samudragupta, was the forth ruler of the Gupta Empire. Samudragupta ascended the throne in 335 AD Due to his military conquests and annexations, he is considered to be a great…

100 - 500 AD Personalities
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Chandragupta (meaning protected by the moon) II also known as Vikramaditya or Chandragupta Vikramaditya was the son of Samudra Gupta and Datta Devi. He ruled India from 375 to 413…

712 - 1206 AD Personalities

712 - 1206 AD Personalities
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Muhammad bin Qasim was orphaned as a child and thus the responsibility of his upbringing fell upon his mother. She supervised his religious instruction herself, and hired different teachers for…

712 - 1206 AD Personalities
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One of the most controversial personalities in the history of South Asia, Mahmud Ghaznavi is known as one of the greatest conquerors the world has ever seen. He was one…

712 - 1206 AD Personalities
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Abu Rehan Al-Biruni was born in 973 in a village called Barun in Khwarizm (modern Khiva). He spent his early life under the patronage of Khwarizm Shah. He then moved…

712 - 1206 AD Personalities
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Muizz-ud-din Muhammad bin Sam, commonly known as Shahab-ud-din Muhammad Ghuri is one of the key persons who played a significant role in the establishment of Muslim rule in North India.…