Colony of Aden
The Colony of Aden or Aden Colony (Arabic: مستعمرة عدن‎ Musta‘marat ‘Adan) was a British Crown colony from 1937 to 1963 located in the south of contemporary Yemen. It consisted of the port o...
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British rule in Burma
British rule in Burma lasted from 1824 to 1948, from the Anglo-Burmese wars through the creation of Burma as a Province of British India to the establishment of an independently administered colony, a...
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British Ceylon
British Ceylon (Sinhala: Britanya Lankava Tamil: பிரித்தானிய இலங்கை Birithaniya Ilangai), known contemporaneously as Ceylon, was a British Crown colony between 1815 and 1948. At first the ar...
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British Hong Kong
British Hong Kong (Chinese: 英屬香港; Jyutping: jing1 suk6 hoeng1 gong2) refers to Hong Kong as a Crown colony and later, a British Dependent Territory under British administration from 1841 to ...
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British India
Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent. In one form or other they ex...
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Mandatory Palestine
Mandatory Palestine (Arabic: فلسطين‎ Filasṭīn; Hebrew: פָּלֶשְׂתִּינָה (א"י) Pālēśtīnā (EY), where "EY" indicates "Eretz Yisrael" (Land of Israel)) was a geopolitical entity under British ad...
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Special Night Squads
The Special Night Squads (SNS) (Hebrew: Plugot Ha'Layla Ha'Meyukhadot, פלוגות הלילה המיוחדות) were a joint British-Jewish counter-insurgency unit, established by Captain Orde Wingate in Palestine in 1...
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Battle of Manila (1762)
The Battle of Manila was fought during the Seven Years' War, from 24 September 1762 to 6 October 1762, between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Spain in and around Manila, the capital o...
Olivia Mariamne Devenish
Olivia Mariamne Devenish (1771 – 26 November 1814), was the spouse of Thomas Stamford Raffles, vice governor of Java (1811–1816), from 1805 to 1814. A memorial monument was erected to her memory...
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Tegart fort
A Tegart fort is a type of militarized police fort constructed throughout Palestine during the British Mandatory period.
The forts are named after their designer, British police officer and engine...
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Singapore in the Straits Settlements
Singapore in the Straits Settlements refers to a period in the history of Singapore from 1826 to 1942, during which Singapore was part of the Straits Settlements together with Penang and Malacca. From...
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Burma Star Association
The Burma Star Association is a British veterans' association for ex-servicemen and women of all services who served in the Burma Campaign of World War II. The criterion for membership is the award of...
Straits dollar
The Straits dollar was the currency of the Straits Settlements from 1898 until 1939. At the same time, it was also used in the Federated Malay States, the Unfederated Malay States, Sarawak, Brunei, an...
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British occupation of Manila
The British occupation of Manila between 1762 and 1764 was an episode in Philippine colonial history when the Kingdom of Great Britain occupied the Spanish colonial capital of Manila and the nearby pr...
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Aden Airways
Aden Airways was a subsidiary of British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) based in Aden. It was in operation from 1949 to 1967.
In 1947, a proposal to form an airline in Aden using a pair of Br...
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Bengkulu
Bengkulu (also known as Southwest Sumatra) is a province of Indonesia. It is on the southwest coast of the island of Sumatra, and borders the provinces of West Sumatra, Jambi, South Sumatra and Lampu...
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Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture
The Indo-Saracenic Revival (also known as Indo-Gothic, Hindoo or Hindu-Gothic, Mughal-Gothic, Neo-Mughal) was an architectural style movement by British architects in the late 19th century in Briti...
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Indigo revolt
The Indigo revolt (or Nilbidroha) was a peasant movement and subsequent uprising of indigo farmers against the indigo planters that arose in Bengal in 1859. The back stage of the revolt goes back half...
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Technical standards in Hong Kong
As a former British colony and territory, technical standards in Hong Kong of today has been largely influenced by that of the United Kingdom, with some exceptions due to local and practical considera...
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Henry Parker (author)
Henry Parker was a British engineer in colonial Ceylon during the Victorian era. He was attached to the Irrigation Department from 1873 to 1904. During his work as engineer he developed an admiration ...
Straits Settlements
The Straits Settlements (Malay: Negeri-negeri Selat, نڬري-نڬري سلت; Chinese: 叻嶼呷) were a group of British territories located in Southeast Asia. Originally established in 1826 as part of the t...
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Chief Secretary, Singapore
The Chief Secretary, Singapore, known as the Colonial Secretary, Singapore, from 1946 to 1955, was one of the highest ranking government civil positions in the colonial Singapore. It evolved from its ...
East India Company
The East India Company (EIC), more properly called the Honourable East India Company (HEIC), was an English joint-stock company, formed to pursue trade with the East Indies, but which ended up tradin...
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