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Gopala II (reigned 940–960 CE) was the successor to the Pala king Rajyapala in the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, and eighth ruler of the Pala line reigning for 20 years. He was succeeded by Vigrahapala II.[1]

Gopala II
Reign940-960 CE
SuccessorVigrahapala II


During his reign, the Chandellas and Kalachuris of Tripuri emerged in lands formerly of the Pratiharas. The Kamboja tribes also established themselves in the North of Bengal, pushing Gopala to southern Bihar and western Bengal.

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  1. ^ Chowdhury, AM (2012). "Pala Dynasty". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
Preceded by
Pala Emperor
940–960 CE
Succeeded by
Vigrahapala II