Rajendra Chola I

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Rajendra Chola I
Reign 1012–1044 CE
Ethnic Tamil
Titles Parakesari, Yuddhamalla, Mummudi, Gangaikonda Chola, Gangaikonda
Predecessor Rajaraja Chola
Successor Rajadhiraja Chola I
Consort Tribhuvana Mahadeviyar
Pancavan Madeviyar
Children Rajadhiraja Chola I
Rajendra Chola II
Virarajendra Chola
Dynasty Chola Dynasty
Father Rajaraja Chola
Religious beliefs Hinduism, 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.