Rajendra Chola I

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Rajendra Chola I
Reign1012–1044 CE
PredecessorRajaraja Chola
SuccessorRajadhiraja Chola I
Died1044 CE
ConsortTribhuvana Mahadeviyar
Pancavan Madeviyar
IssueRajadhiraja Chola I
Rajendra Chola II
Virarajendra Chola
DynastyChola Dynasty
FatherRajaraja Chola
ReligionHinduism, Shaivism

Rajendra Chola I (Rajendra Chola the Great; Tamil: முதலாம் இராசேந்திர சோழன்) was an emperor of the Chola dynasty in medieval India. He was the son of Rajaraja Chola I. He became the king of the empire in 1014 CE after his father died. He had been made co-regent in 1012. He was one of the greatest rulers and military leaders of the Chola Empire.