Budhagupta was a ruler of Gupta Empire. He succeeded Kumaragupta II. He ruled between 476 A.D. and 495 A.D. He was the son of Purugupta. He allied with Kannauj rulers to fight against Hunas and keep them out of the fertile plains of Northern India. The copper-plate inscription of Damodarpur mentions that Pundravardhana bhukti (North Bengal) was ruled by his two viceroys Brahmadatta and Jayadatta. The stone pillar inscription of Eran mentions that Budhagupta was the emperor under whom Maharaja Surashmichandra was governing the land between the rivers of Yamuna and Narmada. He was succeeded by Narasimhagupta Baladitya.