The history of Nepal is intertwined with the history of the broader Indian subcontinent and the surrounding regions, comprising the areas of South Asia and East Asia . Nepal is a multi-ethnic, multiracial, multicultural, multi-religious, and multilingual country. The most spoken language is Nepali followed by several other ethnic languages.
Ancient history of Nepal From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The earliest inhabitants of modern Nepal and adjoining areas are believed to be people from the Indus Valley Civilization. By 4000 BC, the Tibeto-Burmese people had reached Nepal either directly across the Himalayas from Tibet or via Myanmar and north-east India or both.
The name "Nepal" is first recorded in texts from the Vedic period of the Indian subcontinent, the era in ancient Nepal when Hinduism was founded, the predominant religion of the country. In the middle of the first millennium BC, Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born in Lumbini in southern Nepal.
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- Thakuri dynasty
- Malla dynasty
- Simroun dynasty
- Shah dynasty, Unification of Nepal
In the 11th century, a powerful empire of Khas people emerged in western Nepal whose territory at its highest peak included much of western Nepal as well as parts of western Tibet and Uttarakhand of India. By the 14th century, the empire had splintered into loosely associated Baise rajyas, literally 22 states as they were counted. The rich culture ...
The Thakuri dynasty were Rajputs. After Aramudi, who is mentioned in the Kashmirian chronicle, the Rajatarangini of Kalhana, many Thakuri kings ruled over parts of the country up to the middle of the 12th century CE. Raghava Deva is said to have founded a ruling dynasty in 879 CE, when the Lichhavi rule came to an end. To commemorate this important...
Early Malla rule started with Ari Malla in the 12th century. Over the next two centuries, his kingdom expanded widely, into much of the Indian subcontinent and western Tibet, before disintegrating into small principalities, which later came to be known as the Baise Rajya. Jayasthiti Malla, with whom commences the later Malla dynasty of the Kathmand...
The Simroun, Simroon, Karnat or Dev dynasty originated with an establishment of a kingdom in 1097 CE headquartered at present-day Simroungarh in Bara district. The kingdom controlled the areas today known as Tirhoot or Mithila in Nepal and Bihar of India. The rulers of Simroungarh were as follows: 1. Nanya Dev, ruled 1097-1147 CE 2. Ganga Dev, rule...
Prithvi Narayan Shah was the ninth generation descendant of Dravya Shah, the founder of the ruling house of Gorkha. Prithvi Narayan Shah succeeded his father Nara Bhupal Shah to the throne of Gorkha in 1743 CE. King Prithvi Narayan Shah was quite aware of the political situation of the valley kingdoms as well as of the Baise and Chaubise principali...
History of Nepal Timeline of Nepalese history 0–9 1950 Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship A Yuvaraj Adhikari Ancient history of Nepal Ancient institutions of learning in the Indian subcontinent Arimalla B Baise Rajya Bal Narsingh Kunwar Battle of Belkot Battle of Nuwakot Battle of Sindhuli Bhrikuti Luce Boulnois C Chandra Canal
Nepal ( Nepali: नेपाल) is a country in South Asia between India and China. Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world, and the Himalaya Mountains are in Nepal.  12 of the world's highest mountain peaks are in Nepal.  It is also the birthplace of Buddha.