When did the British take over India and when did they leave?
The Hindu Congress agreed with him. Mountbatten became convinced that any delay would increase violence and he pushed forward the date for Britain leaving India to August 1947. In August 1947, the Indian Independence Act was signed.
This dynasty was resumed by Akbar after second was of Panipat where he defeat last Hindu King of Delhi Hemu Vikarmaditya and lasted till 1857 when Last Mughal Emperor Zafar was de-throne by East India Company. So overall they ruled India for approx 317 years.
- Akbar's son Jahangir commissioned the Shalimar Gardens in Kashmir. Mughal architecture reached its zenith during the reign of Shah Jahan, who constructed the Taj Mahal, the Jama Masjid, the Red Fort, and the Shalimar Gardens in Lahore.
- Maurya dynasty (c. 321 BCE–185 BCE)
- Chandragupta Maurya (c. 321–298 BCE)
- Bindusara Amitraghata (298–273 BCE)
- Ashoka (273–232 BCE)
- Dasharatha (232–224 BCE)
- Samprati (224–215 BCE)
- Shalishuka (215–202 BCE)
- Devavarman (202–195 BCE)
- Shatadhanvan (195–187 BCE), the Mauryan Empire had shrunk by the time of his reign.
- Ans: Chandragupta Maurya, who established Maurya Dynasty and ruled almost the entire India, was the first Hindu King of India. However, if epics are to be believed, according to Mahabharata, the ancient Sanskrit epic, Bharat, the son of King Dushyant and Shakuntala was the first Hindu King of India.
Well, “America” as a whole was a series of separated colonies with different founding dates. The oldest (Virginia) was founded in 1607 and the united colonies which became the United States declared independence in 1776, but really didn't achieve it until 1783. So I would say about 170 years, give or take.
- Britain has invaded all but 22 countries in the world in its long and colourful history, new research has found. Every schoolboy used to know that at the height of the empire, almost a quarter of the atlas was coloured pink, showing the extent of British rule.
- Fourth of July. Declaration of Independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1776. Independence achieved de facto 1781, and de jure 1783.
- The result of this view was the American Revolution, which began in 1776 and resulted in the defeat of the British in 1783. The Thirteen Colonies became the United States of America. The British did not leave North America, however.
Updated: 2nd October 2019