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Harsha (c. 590–647 CE), also known as Harshavardhana, was an Indian emperor who ruled North India from 606 to 647 CE. He was a member of the Vardhana dynasty; and was the son of Prabhakaravardhana who defeated the Alchon Huna invaders, and the younger brother of Rajyavardhana, a king of Thanesar, present-day Haryana.


  • He went from east to west subduing all who were not obedient; the elephants were not unharnessed, nor the soldiers unhelmeted.
    • Yuan Chawang, quoted in Misra, R. G. (2005). Indian resistance to early Muslim invaders up to 1206 A.D. p.4

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