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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

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Sir Edward Henry

Sir Edward Henry

Metropolitan Police Commissioner 1903 - 1918, pioneer of fingerprint identification and saw the introduction of dogs into the force. Born Shadwell. Trained for the Indian Civil Service and went th...

Person, Armed Forces, Indian Sub-continent

1 memorial

Hindoostane Coffee House

Hindoostane Coffee House

London's first curry restaurant.  Opened and run by Sake Dean Mahomed. 

Place, Food & Drink, Indian Sub-continent

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Sake Dean Mahomed

Sake Dean Mahomed

A Bengali Muslim, he joined the East India Company aged 11, where he served as a solder and fought a few times. Resigned in 1782 and two years later with his friend from the army Captain Godfrey Ev...

Person, Food & Drink, Race Issues, Indian Sub-continent

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