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Kirtivarma I (566–597 CE) succeeded Pulakeshin I as the ruler of the Chalukya
Chalukya
Dynasty. Consolidating the kingdom[edit] Kirtivarma I consolidated the newly founded Chalukya
Chalukya
Kingdom. He completed the subjugation of the Kadambas, and he secured the extension of the Chalukya
Chalukya
Kingdom by subduing the Nalas of Nalavadi, the Alupas
Alupas
of South Kanara and the Maurya chiefs of Konkan. He also annexed the port of Goa, then known as Revatidvipa. The Sendrakas, the feudatories of the Kadambas
Kadambas
who ruled in Shimoga district, now shifted their political allegiance to the Chalukyas, and Kirtivarma married a princess from this family. Death and succession[edit] At the demise of Kirtivarma, his son Pulakeshin II
Pulakeshin II
was too young to rule and Kirtivarma's brother Mangalesha assumed the responsibilities of the crown.

Preceded by Pulakeshin I Chalukyas 566–597 Succeeded by Mangalesha

References[edit]

Nilakanta Sastri, K.A. (1935). The CōĻas, University of Madras, Madras (Reprinted 1984). Nilakanta Sastri, K.A. (1955). A History of South India, OUP, New Delhi (Reprinted 2002). South Indian Inscriptions - http://www.whatisindia.com/inscriptions/ History of Karnataka, Mr. Arthikaje

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