Visual Timeline: Chandragupta

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350 BCE - 275 BCE: Life of Kautilya, Indian stateman and philosopher, chief advisor and Prime Minister of the Indian Emperor Chandragupta.
 
 
340 BCE - 298 BCE: Life of Indian Emperor Chandragupta, first ruler of the Mauryan Empire.
 
 
322 BCE - 298 BCE: Reign of Chandragupta, first ruler of the Mauryan Empire.
 
 
305 BCE: Emperor Changragupta signs a treaty with Seleucus, establishing borders and giving the Punjab to Changragupta in return for 500 war elephants.
 
 
298 BCE: Chandragupta voluntarily abdicates the throne in favour of his son Bindusara. Jain sources say that Chandragupta turned into an ascetic and follower of Jainism, migrated south and starved himself to death.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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