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  Clive, Robert, baron, 'Clive of India', 1725-1774
Robert Clive, Baron Clive, 'Clive of India', 1725-1774
He was absent from India from 1753 to 1755, having returned to England to regain his health.
Clive commanded the land forced sent against Suraj Dowlah, and on 23 June 1757 defeated his army at the battle of Plassey, deposing him, and gaining control of Bengal for the East India Company, who appointed him governor of Bengal (1757-1760).
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  British East India Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The British East India Company, sometimes referred to as "John Company", was a joint-stock company which was granted an English Royal Charter by Elizabeth I on December 31, 1600, with the intention of favouring trade privileges in India.
Robert Clive, the Governor General, led the Company to an astounding victory against Joseph François Dupleix, the commander of the French forces in India, and recaptured Fort St George from the French.
Internal Administration of British India – the Bill laid the foundation of the British centralized bureaucratic administration of India which would reach its peak at the beginning of the twentieth century with the governor-generalship of George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Baron Curzon.
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 North Shropshire Tourism - Accommodation & Tourist Information
Clive's major military achievement was in 1756 when he masterminded the capture of Calcutta from the Nawab of Bengal.
Clive is purported to have thrust his body into a breach of the dam to conduct a stream into the shop.
Built in the thirteenth century by a Welsh prince, it was bought in 1587 by Sir Edward Herbert, son of the 1st Earl of Pembroke and remained in the possesion of the Herbert family until it was given to the National Trust in 1952.
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 Clive of India
Clive allied himself with Hindu leaders in Bengal who were dissatisfied with the Muslim Siraj-ud-Dawlah.
Clive captures Chandernagore, the principal French settlement in India, ending the French threat.
Clive defeats Siraj-ud-Dawlah and his army of 50,000 at Plassey, a village near Krishnanager (Krishnagar), Bangal.
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 British India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In the eighteenth century, the French decided to challenge the pre-eminence of the British East India Company, and incited some of the states of the Mogul Empire to attack the British.
Robert Clive decisively defeated the French at the Siege of Arcot (1751), for control of the Ganges delta.
During the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth, India was the place where many of the second sons of titled families (who would not inherit the family estate, and consequently had to choose between the Church and the Army) went as Army officers to make their fortunes.
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 South India Tours,South India Vacations,South India Holidays Vacations,Vacation Trip to South India,South India ...
It houses the St. Mary's church the oldest Anglican Church in India which was built in 1680 and the tombstones in its courtyard are the oldest British tombstones in India.
This erstwhile French colony on the east coast of South India merged with the rest of the country in 1954.
Called the Silicon Valley of India for its growing software industry, it is also known as the city of draught beer.
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 File 10a - 1825-1850 - Merchants and Bankers Listings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Clive's main opponents in Parliament were Burgoyne and Thurlow, his chief supporters were Wedderburn, whom Clive brought in from the pocket borough of Bishop's Castle, Conway and Lord George Germaine.
Some personages: The father of Clive of India was lawyer and MP of Salop, Richard Clive (1693-1771), the son of George Clive and Elizabeth Amphlett.
A Clive relative/ally was banker with Goslings and MP George Clive, active 1779, son of Rev. Benjamin Clive and Susannah Floyer.
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 Cricket (sport) - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In India, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe and United Arab Emirates (venue, not host) all test matches were played with 6 ball overs.
At most, a perpetual trophy such as The Ashes (for England versus Australia) or the Frank Worrell Trophy (for Australia versus the West Indies) exists, with the trophy being awarded to the last team to win a series.
The Sahara Cup was a one-day series played annually between India and Pakistan in Toronto, until the Indian government ordered the suspension of most cricketing ties with Pakistan.
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 Clive of India (1935)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Co-star Colin Clive was in fact a real-life descendent of Clive of India.
The historical Clive died an opium addict and a suicide at the age of only 49.
CLIVE OF INDIA shows us a little of his brilliance and tragedy.
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 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | 'Clive of India's' tortoise dies
A tortoise that once belonged to British colonial general Clive of India in the 18th Century has died in a zoo in Calcutta.
Mr Barman said Adwaita was probably brought from the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean and presented to Clive, an increasing force in the East India Company's military hierarchy.
Lord Clive later became an opium addict and committed suicide in 1774 at the age of 49.
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 The Chess Piece Chess Sets Store
We regret this model has been temporarily discontinued in the US.
This is an exquisite silver and brass combo collectors' chess set modelled on the Clive of India Chessmen.
This is a very special tomb set comprising a 9" King!
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 British Empire: Eighteenth Century Timeline
Act of Union between England and Scotland; Death of Moghul emperor Aurangzeb leads to the end of Moghul rule in India
Treaty of Paris cedes Canada, Mississippi and India to Britain; Colonists move into Ohio basin; Fort Duquesne becomes Pittsburgh; Pontiac concpiracy of Indians rising against colonists
Warren Hastings, the Governor General of India, returns to Britain to face charges of corruption
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