List of Important Rajput Kingdoms, Capital and Founder

The emergence of Rajputs was the outcomes of the death of Harshavardhana and the breakup of Pratihara Empire. They dominated the Indian political scene nearly 500 years from the 7th century. They belong to the patrilineal clans of the Indian subcontinent. They rule over Rajasthan, Saurashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar as warriors, entrepreneurs, and zamindar (land owners).
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The emergence of the Rajputs was the outcomes of the death of Harshavardhana and the breakup of Pratihara Empire. They dominated the Indian political scene nearly 500 years of the 7th century. As per sacred scriptures like Puranas, Mahabharata and the Ramayana, there are three basic lineages (vanshas or vamshas) of Rajput such as-the Suryavanshi; the Chandravanshi or Somavanshies (the clans of the lunar dynasty); and the Agniculas (the clans of the fire dynasty).

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List of Important Rajput Kingdoms, Capital and Founder

Rajputs kingdoms

Capital

Founder

Chauhan/Chahaman of Delhi-Ajmer

Delhi

Vasudeva

Pratihara/Parihar of Kannauj

Avanti, Kannauj

Nagabhatt I

Pawar/Parmar of Malwa

Ujjain, Dhar

Seeak II ‘Sri Harsha’

Chaulukya/Solanki of Kathiyawar

Anihalvada

Mularaja I

Rastrakuta of Malkhand

Malkhand/ Manyakheta

Dantidurg (Danti Varman II)

Chandela of Jejakabhukti

Khajuraho, Mahoba, Kalinjar

Nannuk Chnadela

Kalchuri/Haihaya of Chedi

Tripuri

Kokkala I

Gadhawal/ Rathore of Kannauj

Kannauj

Chandradeva

Tomar of surrounding areas of- Haryana and Delhi

Dhillika

Anangpal Singh Tomar

Guhilota/ Sisodiya of Mewar

Chittor

Bappa Rawal, Hammir I

Rajputs are belongs to the patrilineal clans of the Indian subcontinent. They rule over Rajasthan, Saurashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar as warriors, entrepreneurs, and zamindar (land owners).

Social and Cultural Development during Rajput Dynasty

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