Huvishka (Person, Concept)

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Huvishka (en), Huvischka (de), Huvishka (it), Huvishka (fr), Huvishka (es)Additional labels
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Huvishka (en)


Huvishka was the emperor of the Kushan Empire from the death of Kanishka (assumed on the best evidence available to be in 150 CE) until the succession of Vasudeva I about thirty years later. His rule was a period of consolidation for the Empire. Huvishka's territory encompassed Balkh in Bactria to Mathura in India, locations were it is known that he minted his coinage.

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