"the reign of Krishna Deva Raya"

Krishnadeva Raya
Public DomainKrishnadeva Raya - Credit: Chavakiran
Krishna Deva Raya was Emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire.  During his rule he was responsible for several great military successes.  His reign is also regarded as the Golden Age of Telugu literature.  He was considered to be a powerful and just ruler who cared about the welfare of his people.