Devpal Gurjar Pratihar
Devapal was a gurjar ruler (948–954) ascended the throne of the Pratihara dynasty after his father Mahendrapala II. He reigned for short duration from 948 to 954 CE. According to Khajuraho Inscription No. II, Devapala was a contemporary of Chandela king Yashovarman.
The Gurjara Pratihara dynasty started declining from the time of Devpal. The 10th century (960 CE) Rajor inscription of Alwar mentions Vijayapala as the ruler of Kanauj in 959. Kanauj was the capital of the Gurjara Pratihara rulers. Vijaypal was the brother or half-brother of Devpal built the Chausath Yogini temple as confirmed by inscriptions.
|Preceded by Mahendrapala II.||Pratihara Emperor|
|Succeeded by Vinayakapala (954–955)|
- ^ Rama Shankar Tripathi (1989). History of Kanauj: To the Moslem Conquest. Motilal Banarsidass. p. 269. ISBN 978-81-208-0404-3.