King of Vijayanagara
Krishnadevaraya was the emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire in southern India in the 16th century.
He reigned from 1509 to 1529 and is considered one of the greatest rulers of the Vijayanagara Empire.
Patron of literature, art, and architecture and encouraged the development of Telugu and Sanskrit literature.
Major Enemy was Bhamani Kingdom
Important Books of Krishnadevaraya
Titles of Krishnadevaraya for UPSC:
Karnataka Ratna Simhasana De Eshwara
Kannada Rajya Rama Ramana
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He built many temples and monuments, including the famous Vitthala Temple in Hampi.
He died in 1529 and was succeeded by his son, Achyuta Raya.
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