The Dutch Surrender New Netherland
Get the facts on the only Dutch colony in mainland North America, which included present-day New York City.
British 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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French East India Company
The French East India Company (French: Compagnie française pour le commerce des Indes orientales) was a commercial enterprise, founded in 1664 to compete with the English (later British) and Dutch...
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Swedish East India Company
The Swedish East India Company (Swedish: Svenska Ostindiska Companiet or SOIC) was founded in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1731 for the purpose of conducting trade with the Far East. The venture was ins...
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The Dutch Surrender New Netherland
Get the facts on the only Dutch colony in mainland North America, which included present-day New York City.
Zamindars of Bengal
The Zamindars of Bengal were influential in administration of territories in present day West Bengal and former East Bengal, contemporary Bangladesh. The Nawabs of Bengal ruled the area under the Mugh...
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Council of Four (India)
The Council of Four was established in 1773 to limit the influence of the Governor-General of India, Warren Hastings. It is sometimes referred to as the Calcutta Council. It consisted of Sir Philip Fr...
Elliot Macnaghten
Elliot Macnaghten (born 1807, died 1888) J.P. was a Member of the Supreme Court in Calcutta and Vice President of the India Council. He was Chairman of the East India Company in 1855.
He was also ...
Sir George Robinson, 1st Baronet
Sir George Abercrombie Robinson, 1st Baronet (29 March 1758 – 13 February 1832) was a British MP and Chairman of the East India Company.He was born the son of John Robinson of...
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Batta
During the British Raj, Batta or Bhatta was a military term, meaning a special allowance made to officers, soldiers, or other public servants in the field. The term is probably derived from the Kanare...
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Dutch–Portuguese War
The Dutch–Portuguese War was an armed conflict involving Dutch forces, in the form of the Dutch East India Company and the Dutch West India Company, against the Portuguese Empire. Beginning in 1602, t...
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Maluku Islands
The Maluku Islands or the Moluccas (/məˈlʌkəz/) are an archipelago within Indonesia. Tectonically they are located on the Halmahera Plate within the Molucca Sea Collision Zone. Geographically they are...
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The Gentoo Code
The Gentoo Code is a legal code translated from Sanskrit (in which it was known as vivādārṇavasetu) into Persian by Brahmin scholars; and then from Persian into English by Nathaniel Brassey Halhed, a ...
Battle of Golden Rock
The Battle of Golden Rock was fought between forces of the British and French East India Companies on June 26, 1753, during the Second Carnatic War. French troops, assisted by Mysorean troops led by ...
Government General Hospital, Chennai
Government General Hospital, officially named Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH), is a major state-owned hospital situated in Chennai, India. The hospital with 3,000 beds is funded and ...
Government General Hospital, Chennai - Wikipedia
Fox-North Coalition
The Fox–North Coalition was a government in Great Britain that held office during 1783. As the name suggests, the ministry was a coalition of the groups supporting Charles James Fox and Lord North. Th...
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First Dutch Expedition to Indonesia
The First Dutch Expedition to Indonesia was an expedition that took place from 1595 to 1597. It was instrumental in the opening up of the Indonesian spice trade to the merchants that eventually forme...
First Dutch Expedition to Indonesia - Wikipedia
Carnatic Wars
The Carnatic Wars (also spelled Karnatic Wars) were a series of military conflicts in the middle of the 18th century on the Indian subcontinent. The conflicts involved numerous nominally independent r...
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Battle of Chingleput
The Battle of Chingleput was a short siege in early 1752, during the Second Carnatic War. About 700 British East India Company recruits and sepoys under the command of Robert Clive captured the fortre...
Fort Oranye
Fort Oranye is located at the centre of Ternate City on the island of Ternate, North Maluku province, in Indonesia's Maluku Islands. It is named after the Dutch royal family, the House of Orange.Built...
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Joost Schouten
Joost Schouten (c1600-1644) was a Dutch East Indies Company figure of considerable repute, in demand as an astute administrator, diplomat, courtier and negotiator for this Dutch colonial and mercantil...
John Loch
John Loch (8 September 1781 – 19 February 1868) was a Member of Parliament for Hythe and Chairman of the East India Company.He was the second son of George Loch (d. 1786) of Drylaw, Edinburgh.He joine...
Treaty of Giyanti
The Treaty of Giyanti (also known as the Treaty of Gianti Java, the Gianti Agreement, or the Giyanti Treaty) was signed and ratified on February 13, 1757 in Giyanti (southeast of Karanganyar, Central ...
Presidency armies
The presidency armies were the armies of the three presidencies of the East India Company's rule in India, later the forces of the British Crown in India. The presidency armies were named after the p...
East India Stock Dividend Redemption Act 1873
The East India Stock Dividend Redemption Act 1873 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, passed in 1873, that formally dissolved the British East India Company.It was one of the East Indi...