The Pala Empire was a dynasty in control of the northern and eastern Indian subcontinent, mainly the Bihar and Bengal regions, from the 8th to the 12th century. The name Pala (Modern পাল pal) means "protector" and was used as an ending to the names of all Pala monarchs.
List of rulers[change | change source]
|RC Majumdar (1971)||AM Chowdhury (1967)||BP Sinha (1977)||DC Sircar (1975–76)||D. K. Ganguly (1994)|
|Mahendrapala||NA (Mahendrapala's existence was conclusively established through a copper-plate charter discovered later.)||845–860|
|Vigrahapala II||960–c. 986||969–995||967–980||972–977||976–977|
|Mahipala I||988–c. 1036||995–1043||980–1035||977–1027||977–1027|
|Govindapala||1155–1159||NA||1162–1176 or 1158–1162||1161–1165||1161–1165|
- R. C. Majumdar (1971). History of Ancient Bengal. G. Bharadwaj. p. 161–162.
- Abdul Momin Chowdhury (1967). Dynastic history of Bengal, c. 750-1200 CE. Asiatic Society of Pakistan. pp. 272–273.
- Bindeshwari Prasad Sinha (1977). Dynastic History of Magadha, Cir. 450–1200 A.D. Abhinav Publications. pp. 253–. ISBN 978-81-7017-059-4.
- Dineshchandra Sircar (1975–76). "Indological Notes - R.C. Majumdar's Chronology of the Pala Kings". Journal of Indian History IX: 209–10.
- Dilip Kumar Ganguly (1994). Ancient India, History and Archaeology. Abhinav. pp. 33–41. ISBN 978-81-7017-304-5.
- Susan L. Huntington (1984). The "Påala-Sena" Schools of Sculpture. Brill Archive. pp. 32–39. ISBN 90-04-06856-2.
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