List of Foreign Travellers in India
Traveller Period who misc
Fahien/Faxian 405-411 AD Chinese buddhist monk Came in India at the reign of Chandragupta II
Al-Biruni/ 1024-1030 AD Muslim scholar and polymath write Taharikh-al-Hind,
Abu Rayhan Muhammad About social,religious,political nature of India this time.
Deimachos 300-273 BC Greek ambassador Came in India at the reign of Bindusara
Peter manti 1630-1634 AD Italian traveller Came in India at the reign of Shah Jahan.
Describe about the people of mogul.
William Hawkins 1608-1611 AD Ambassador of James II,king of England Came in India at the reign of Jahangir,the great mogul.
William finch came with him.
Sir Thomas Roe 1615-1619 AD Ambassador of James Came in India at the reign of Jahangir,the great mogul.
Edward Terry 1616 AD Ambassador of thomas roe Describe about Indian social(Gujrat) behaviour.
Abdur Razzaq 1443-1444 AD Parsian traveller Came in India at Zamorin’s Calicut.
Describe about Vijayanagara at Hampi.
Domingo Paes 1520-1522 AD Portuguese traveller Came in India at the reign of Krishna Deva Raya,last hindu king of vijayanagara.
Ibn Battuta 1333-1347 AD Traveller of Morocco Came in India at the reign of Muhammad bin Tughluq ,
write Rihla, about Indian geographical,social and economical behaviour of this time.
Megasthenes 302-298 BC Greek ethnographer & ambassador Came in India at the reign of Chandragupta Maurya , write Indica
Husuain-tsang/Xuanzang 630-645 AD Chinese buddhist monk
Marco Polo 1292-1294 AD Italian merchant traveller write “The book of sir Marcopolo”, about Indian Economy at this time.
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