Anula (r. 47–42 BCE)

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Anula (r. 47–42 bce)

Queen of Ceylon (modern-day Sri Lanka). Birth date unknown; reigned from 47 to 42 bce; married King Darubhatika Tissa; children: King Kutakanna Tissa (died 47 bce); children.

Upon the death of King Kutakanna Tissa in 47 bce, Ceylon went through a period of unrest, and three people tried to rule. Eventually, the king's wife Anula was asked to govern. After five years, she was succeeded by her son.

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