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PARAKRAMA 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 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 - as king of Polonnaruwa. He ruled for three years until Polonnaruwa was invaded and he was taken captive by Kalinga Magha
Kalinga Magha
, who succeeded him.

SEE ALSO

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