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
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
London's first curry restaurant. Opened and run by Sake Dean Mahomed.
Place, Food & Drink, Indian Sub-continent
5 million volunteers.
Group, War Memorial WW1, War Memorial WW2, Africa, Caribbean Islands, India, Indian Sub-continent, Pakistan
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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Died: 6/5/1855, 166 years ago
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