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Harshavarman III

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Preceded by
Udayadityavarman II
1050 – 1066
Harshavarman III
Emperor of Angkor

1066 – 1080
Succeeded by
Jayavarman VI
1080 – 1107

Religion: Hindu (Shaivite)
Relatives: Son of Suryavarman I (reign 1002 – 1050 CE)
Younger brother of Udayadityavarman II (reign 1050 – 1066 CE)


Harshavarman III (Khmer: ហស៌វរ្ម័នទី៣) maintained his brother's state-temple at the Baphuon Temple in Yashodharapura (Angkor Thom).

The last ruler of his dynasty, Harshavarman III's reign was beset by Champa invasions and internal rebellions and finally he was deposed by his successor, Jayavarman VI, a usurper who came from the Phimai Temple area, on the Khorat Plateau, in present-day Thailand.

Harshavarman III received the posthumous name of Sadashivapada.

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