Thirumalai Nayak

Ruled Madurai Between 1623 To 1659

Thirumalai Nayak ruled Madurai between 1623 to 1659 CE. He was the most notable of the thirteen Madurai Nayak rulers in the 17th century. His contributions are found in the many splendid buildings and temples of Madurai. His kingdom was under constant threat from the armies of Delhi Sultanate and the other neighbouring Muslim kingdoms, which he managed to repulse successfully.… Read More

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Thirumalai Nayak (well known as - Thirumalai Nayakkar) ruled Madurai between A.D 1623 and 1659. … Read More
1638 ? Around 1638, the Vijayanagara King Ranga, succeeded to the throne of Chandragiri and he soon resolved to put an end to the independence of Thirumalai and prepared to march southwards. … Read More
1646 ? Baltsar Da Costa, a jesuit traveller chronicles in 1646 ‘Relacao Annual’ describing Thirumala Nayaka in more graphic still … Read More
1659 ? Thirumalai Naik died in 1659. … Read More
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