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A·so·ka(ə-sō′kə, -shō′-) Known as "the Great." Died 232 bc.
King of Magadha (273-232) who united most of the Indian subcontinent under one rule and was converted to Buddhism, establishing it as the state religion.
(Biography) died 232 bc, Indian emperor (?273–232 bc), who elevated Buddhism to the official state religion
died 232 B.C., Buddhist king in India 269?–232? B.C.