History of South Asia

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Famous Buddhist Mauryan emperor from 304-232 BC
Asoka
Religion started in 15th century by Guru Nanak; in USA followers often mistaken for Muslims
Sikhism
Taxila, capital of the Buddhist Kushan Empire, is located in this country
Pakistan
Region where first Muslim community lived in South Asia
Sindh
When Bangladesh won independence from Pakistan
1971
Capital of British India from 1772 to 1911
Calcutta
Important leader of the Indian National Congress and first Prime Minister of India
Nehru
Mughal Emperor who built the Taj Mahal as a tomb for his beloved wife
Shah Jahan
One of the oldest religions of South Asia which influenced Gandhi's non-violence
Jainism
South Indian empire beginning roughly around 9th century AD which spread to Southeast Asia
Chola
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