Chanakya (also known as Kautilya or Vishnu Gupta (c. 370–283 BC) was an Indian teacher, philosopher, and royal adviser. He was initially a professor of economics and political science at the ancient Takshashila University. One of the greatest figures of wisdom and knowledge in the Indian history is Chanakya. Chanakya was the adviser and Prime Minister of Emperor Chandragupta. was an expert in commerce, warfare, economics, etc. His famous works include Chanakya Neeti, Arthashastra and Neetishastra.