Raja Raja Chola I Net Worth

Raja Raja Chola I was born in Indian, is Sovereign. Raja Raja Chola I was one of the greatest monarchs in Tamil history. He rose to prominence by bringing glory to the Chola Empire and building it as a powerful and strong kingdom. Right after his accession, he began a series of conquests in South India to conquer the kingdoms of Pandyas and Cheras. By proceeding further south, he invaded Ceylon (Sri Lanka), with which began a century-long control of the Chola Empire over the entire island. The southern military wars were followed by conquests in the north and northeast, capturing Gangapadi, Nolambapadi, Tadigaipadi, Vengi, and Kalinga, defeating the Western Chalukyas, in particular. His empire extended from Kalinga in the northeast to Sri Lanka in the south. Most importantly, he played a major role in establishing a just administrative system and permitted autonomy to his local princes and lords. Besides wars and conquests, he is also remembered for building one of the finest and most magnificent architectural monuments in South Indian history. The Brihadeeswarar Temple at Thanjavur, also known as Rajarajeswaram or ‘Big Temple’, is famous for its delicate sculptures and supreme craftsmanship. He was succeeded by his son, Rajendra I, who further glorified the Chola Empire, by invading Maldives, Malabar Coast, and the remaining regions of Sri Lanka
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Sovereign
Birth Place Indian
Died On 1014
Reign c. 985 – c. 1014 CE
Predecessor Uttama Chola
Successor Rajendra Chola I
Issue Rajendra Chola I Kundavai Mathevadigal Ģangamādevī
Dynasty Chola Dynasty
Father Sundara Chola
Mother Vanavanmahadevi
Religion Shaivism

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Rajaraja began his first campaign in the eighth year of his reign. The Pandyas, Cheras and the Sinhalas allied against the Cholas. In 994 AD, Rajaraja destroyed the fleet of the Chera king Bhaskara Ravi Varman Thiruvadi (c. 978–1036 AD) in the Kandalur War. Rajaraja defeated the Pandya king Amarabhujanga and captured the port of Virinam. To commemorate these conquests, Rajaraja assumed the title Mummudi Chola, a title used by Tamil kings who ruled the three kingdoms of Cholas, Pandyas and Cheras. In 1008 AD, Rajaraja captured Udagai from Cheras and Rajendra Chola I led the Chola army in this battle.


Due to Rajaraja's Desire to record his military achievements, he recorded the important events of his life in stones. An inscription in Tamil from Mulbagal in Karnataka shows his accomplishments as early as the 19th year. An excerpt from such a Meikeerthi, an inscription recording great accomplishments, follows: