Ashoka was the most famous Mauryan King and one of the greatest rulers ever. The British Historian H.G Wells had this to say about Ashoka--- 'Amidst the tens of thousands of names of monarchs. . . the name of Ashoka shines,and shines almost alone, like a star'
Ashoka governed his kingdom well. His numerous rock and pillar edicts spread over a large part of India, give us a lot of Information about this great ruler