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Charles Cornwallis

Charles Cornwallis

Charles Cornwallis, who was the 1st Marques Cornwallis, was born on 31, December 1738 in London, England.  He worked for British Army as soldier and statesman and during the American Revolution he worked as British Commander in the southern areas. He became Governor General of India in 1786.  Among his remarkable works is the scrutiny of British civil servants for corruption, he became the Governor General twice and soon after he took charge the second time, he was died in 1805.


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