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Richard Francis Burton

Richard Francis Burton

Explorer. Born Devon.

Person, Exploring, Africa, Indian Sub-continent

1 memorial

Ananda Coomaraswamy

Ananda Coomaraswamy

A Tamil philosopher and art historian. Born in Ceylon of a Tamil father and an English mother, brought up in England. Studied at University College, London.

Person, Art, History, Ceylon, Indian Sub-continent

1 memorial

East India Company

East India Company

Formed as a trading company but went on to effectively rule India, on behalf of the British.

Group, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Indian Sub-continent

2 memorials

Charles Grant, 1st Baron Glenelg

Charles Grant, 1st Baron Glenelg

Born Bengal, his father being Chairman of the East India Company.  Secretary of State for War and the Colonies 1835-39.  Never married.  Died at Cannes where he had lived his final years.

Person, Politics & Administration, Indian Sub-continent, Scotland

1 memorial

Warren Hastings

Warren Hastings

Born Oxfordshire. Joined the British East India Company as a clerk and rose to become the first Governor-General of Bengal 1773 - 85. Accused of corruption and the judicial killing of Maharaja Nand...

Person, Politics & Administration, Indian Sub-continent

1 memorial

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