Krishnadevaraya Was Died On Oct 17, 1529

An inscription found engraved on a stone at Gopalakrishna Temple at Honnenahalli in Karnataka states the date on which the emperor died

Sangareddy: In a landmark discovery in Indian history, the exact date of death of emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya of Vijayanagar empire is claimed to have been found on an inscription at Honnenhali village, Tumakur district in Karnataka.

According to the inscription written in Kannada, Sri Krishnadevaraya, one of the most famous South Indian kings in history, died on October 17, 1529. The inscription was found engraved on a block of stone to the north side of Gopalakrishna Temple at Honnenahalli.

Following the discovery of the inscription by retired Professor K R Narasimhan and his associate K Dhanpal, experts from Directorate of Epigraphy, Mysore, who decoded it, also visited the place on Thursday to further examine the inscription.

According to the Honnenhalli inscription made by local ruler, Thimmappanna Nayaka, other officials and inhabitants of Tumakur, they gifted Honnenhalli village to meet the expenses of prayers at Vīraprasannahanumanta Temple located in Tumakur.

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