King Tissa

House of Vijaya | Upatissa Nuwara - (BC 454 - BC 437)

Tissa was king of Upatissa Nuwara (modern-day Sri Lanka) from 454 BC to 437 BC. He succeeded his older brother Abhaya after his deposition. Abhaya was appointed the regent by his eight younger brothers but would only be consecrated king after he had finally defeated his nephew Pandukabhaya. However he was deposed by Pandukabhaya.

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