Indian History

Later Pandyas

  • The period of Later Pandyas was 1216-1345 A.D.
  • The capital of Pandyas was Madhurai.
  • The Pandya king Maravarma Sundara Pandya made the Pandya kingdom independent from Cholas control.
  • The period of reign Maravarma Sundara Pandyan II was 1238-1251 A.D.
  • Maravarma Sundara Pandya II succeeded after Maravarma Sudara Pandya.
  • The period of rule of Jatavarma Sundara Pandya was 1251-1268 A.D.
  • The period of rule of Maravarma Kulasekara Pandya was 1268-1308 A.D.
  • The period of Sundara Pandya IV was 1309-1327 A.D.
  • Maravarman Sundara Pandya invaded Chola kingdom and defeated Rajaraja III and set fire to Tanjore in 1219 A.D.
  • Jatavarma Sundara Pandya was greatest among Later Pandya kings.