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Which ruler of Gupta dynasty is also called the ‘Napoleon of India’?

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Which ruler of Gupta dynasty is also called the ‘Napoleon of India’?
posted Aug 4, 2017 by Deepak Jangid

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Samudra gupta of the Gupta dynasty is known as the Napoleon of India. Historian A V Smith called him so because of his great military conquests known from the 'Prayag Prashati' written by his courtier and poet Harisena, who also describes him as the hero of a hundred battles. But some leading Indian historians criticise Smith and feel that Samudragupta was a far greater warrior than Napoleon, as the former never lost any battle.

answer Aug 5, 2017 by Swati Tyagi
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