Magadha Empire was founded by Bimbisara. He ruled Magadha towards the middle of the 6th Century B.C. He was a contemporary of Buddha.

From a small kingdom it become a major power in north India embracing the districts Patna and Gaya in Bihar. Its capital was Pataliputra.

Mahapadma Nanda was the founder of Nanda Dynasty.

Dhana Nanda was the last ruler of Nanda dynasty in whose time Alexander invaded India.

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