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The Earl of Elgin

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13th Earl of Kincardine, 9th Earl of Elgin the Victor Alexander Bruce was a British statesman and from 1894 to 1899 he was Viceroy of India. He was a Liberal politician and served as First Commissioner of Works in 1886.When he entered politics he initially served as Treasurer of the Household. In 1894 Elgin was made Viceroy of India. His tenure ... Read More »

Sir George Barlow

Sir George Barlow

Sir George Barlow was born in 1762; he served the Bengal Civil Services and was given the charge to do the settlement of Bengal in 1788.  He was also served as Governor of Madras; he was an outstanding economist and speaker. After the demise of Marques of Cornwallis who was died in 1805, Sir George Barlow became the Governor General ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Lord Minto

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Lord Minto was born on 1751, who became the Governor General of India after the resign of Cornwallis in 1805.  Minto contributed in improvement of Press and Education system in India, during his tenure he faced many challenges and solved them wisely as the head of state. He resigned from his post and went back to England in 1813. On ... Read More »

Sir John Macpherson

Sir John Macpherson

Sir John Macpherson, 1st Baronet born in 1745, was the acting Governor General of India from 1785 to 1786. When Warren Hastings resigned he was handed over the charge as Governor General of India as he was the most senior member of the council.  During his short tenure of 1 year, he came to know that the British army’s finances ... Read More »

Earl of Mornington

Earl of Mornington

Earl of Mornington was the eldest son of Garret Wesley, the first Earl of Mornington.   He joined the Irish House of Commons and worked there until his father’s death, when he was given the title of 2nd Earl of Mornington.  In 1773 he joined the Indian Board of affairs and due to his outstanding communication and speaking abilities his speeches ... Read More »

Earl of Moira

earl of moira

Earl of Moira The 1st earl of Moira was born on 7th December 1754 in Ireland.  After completing his studies at Oxford, he joined the British Army and later he made a tour of sub-continent.  In 1812 he took charge as Governor General of India, during his reign he made great efforts to make the British powers supreme in the ... Read More »

Earl Cornwallis

Earl Cornwallis

Earl Cornwallis The Earl Cornwallis reigned between 1762 and 1792; he served the British Army as a Colonial Administrator. Cornwallis joined the British Army in 1757; he also participated in the parliament affairs and became a member in 1760. After serving the British Army for several years as Administrative Staff and Colonial Administrator, Cornwallis was appointed as Governor General of ... Read More »

Allured Clarke

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Sir Allured Clarke Field marshal Sir Allured Clarke was born on 24 Nov 1744; he was lieutenant governor for the Province of Quebec and a civil administrator. In 1795 he went o India on a secret mission to defeat Dutch Army during his journey towards the sub-continent, he was successful in his mission and work out on some administrative and ... Read More »

Sultan Sikandar Lodhi (1488-1518 AD)

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After the death of Behlol Lodhi, Nizam Khan, the son of Behlol and Bibi Ambha was nominated as the next king while the other chiefs desired to put Barbak Shah, the ruler of Jaunpur and other son of Behlol. Finally Nizam Khan sat on the throne titled as Sikandar Lodhi on July 15, 1489 AD but Barbak Khan declared his ... Read More »

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