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Parakrama Pandyan
Pandyan
II, also Parakrama Pandya of Polonnaruwa and Parakrama Pandu was a Pandyan
Pandyan
king who invaded the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa in the thirteenth century and ruled from 1212 to 1215 CE. His namesake royal Parakrama Pandyan
Pandyan
I ruled in Madurai
Madurai
fifty years earlier and had sought help from his contemporary Parakramabahu I
Parakramabahu I
of Polonnaruwa when faced with a Pandyan
Pandyan
civil war. Parakrama Pandyan
Pandyan
II came to the throne deposing Lilavati - ruling monarch, consort and successor of Parakramabahu I
Parakramabahu I
- as king of Polonnaruwa. He ruled for three years until Polonnaruwa was invaded and he was taken captive by Kalinga Magha, who succeeded him. See also[edit]

Pandyan
Pandyan
Dynasty List of Sri Lankan monarchs History of Sri Lanka

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Kings & Rulers of Sri Lanka Codrington's Short History of Ceylon

Parakrama Pandyan
Pandyan
II Pandyan
Pandyan
Dynasty Born: ? ? Died: ? ?

Regnal titles

Preceded by Lilavati King of Polonnaruwa 1212–1215 Succeeded by Kalinga Magha

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Monarchs of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa

House of Vijayabahu (1056–1187, 1197-1200, 1209-1210, 1211-1212)

Vijayabahu I (1056–1111) Jayabahu I (1110–1111) Vikramabahu I (1111–1132) Gajabahu II (1131–1153) Parakramabahu I
Parakramabahu I
(1153–1186) Vijayabahu II (1186–1187) Mahinda VI (1187–1187) Lilavati (1197-1200, 1209-1210, 1211-1212)

House of Kalinga (1187–1197, 1200–1209)

Nissanka Malla (1187–1196) Vira Bahu I (1196–1196) Vikramabahu II (1196–1196) Chodaganga (1196–1197) Sahassa Malla (1200–1202) Kalyanavati (1202–1208) Dharmasoka (1208–1209) Anikanga (1209–1209)

Lokissara, Pandyan
Pandyan
Dynasty
Dynasty
and Eastern Ganga dynasty (1210-1211, 1212–1236)

Lokissara (1210-1211) Parakrama Pandya (1212–1215) Kalinga Magha
Kalinga Magha
(1215–1236)

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