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Susima Maurya (also Sushima or Sushim) was a prince of the Maurya Empire and the eldest son and heir-apparent of the second Mauryan emperor Bindusara. He was next in line for his father's throne, but was assassinated by his younger half-brother, Ashoka, who eventually succeeded Bindusara as the third Mauryan emperor.
|Born||c. 305 BCE|
|Died||c. 270 BCE Age• 35|
Birth and familyEdit
Susima was the eldest son of the second Mauryan emperor Bindusara. Not only was Susima the crown prince, but also his mother was a princess as opposed to Ashoka's mother, Subhadrangi, who was a Brahmin’s daughter.
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