Short Biography Vikramaditya II

 Vikramaditya II was a king of the Western Chalukya Empire in India, who ruled from 733 to 744 CE. He is known for his military conquests and for being a patron of scholars and poets. One of the most notable achievements of his reign was the defeat of the Pallavas, a powerful dynasty in southern India. He also patronized many scholars and poets, and is said to have held a grand literary assembly, known as the "Navaratna Court", at his capital city of Manyakheta.