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governors-general of British India

Morris, Henry

governors-general of British India

by Morris, Henry

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Published by Discovery Pub. House in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Governors general -- India -- Biography.,
    • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Henry Morris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS464 .M48 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3007223M
      LC Control Number84900749

      A study of the conflicts which established British rule in South Asia, and of the military's position in the constitution of British India. It outlines the course and the causes of the campaigns which the British in India fought against their European and South Asian rivals for the succession to the Mughal Empire. It also shows how, at times, there was conflict amongst the British themselves. Robert Clive, in full Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive of Plassey, (born Septem , Styche, Shropshire, England—died Novem , London), soldier and first British administrator of Bengal, who was one of the creators of British power in his first governorship (–60) he won the Battle of Plassey and became master of Bengal.

        (3) Succeeded by C. Rajagopalachari, the first and the last Indian Governor General of free India. Objective Questions on Governor Generals and Viceroys of British India frequently asked in SSC, CDS, NDA, PSC, Railways and other competitive examinations Who was the first Governor General of British India? (a) Lord Wavell (b) Lord Dufferin. Warren Hastings, (born December 6, , Churchill, near Daylesford, Oxfordshire, England—died Aug , Daylesford), the first and most famous of the British governors-general of India, who dominated Indian affairs from to and was impeached (though acquitted) on his return to England.. Early life. The son of a clergyman of the Church of England, Hastings was abandoned by.

      CivilServices Books. Concise Notes on British India Governor General and Viceroys, Foreign travellars in ancient and medieval india. Share. Document; KB; Min ₹ Buy Now. Become a Reseller. Description. This is combination of following two notes: 1. Concise Notes Governor Generals and Viceroys of British India.   Lord Mountbatten was the last governor General of British India. He was the also the first governor General of independent India. C. Rajagopalachari was the first and only Indian who was the governor General of independent India after Mountbatten.


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First Governor General of India – Lord William Bentick (). Last Viceroy and first Governor Governors-general of British India book of free ion of India was done on June 3, India Independent Act was passed on July 4, by British parliament. As per the Act India became independent on Aug The List of the Governor Generals of India Warren Hastings ().

Warren Hastings was an English statesman and the first Governor of the Presidency of Fort Sir John Macpherson (). Sir John Macpherson temporarily held the position of the Governor General of India. He Lord. List of Governors-General Of India, First Governor-General Of Bengal & Viceroy This article will abreast you with all the relevant information about the first Governor-General of Bengal, various Governors-General of India, their achievements, and the major reforms that took place during their tenure as the Governors-General or viceroys of India.

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The Governor-General of India was the head of the British administration in British India. He was known as the Viceroy because he was the representative of the monarch, who for many years was Queen Victoria. The position was created inwith the title of "Governor-General of the Presidency of Fort William".In the beginning the officer had direct control only over Fort William, but.

First Governor General in India. (He was the appointed as the Governor General of Fort William, but he exercised control over East India Company officials all over India.) He was impeached in England for his wrong-doings, namely The Rohilla War, Trial and execution of Nand Kumar, Case of Raja Chait Singh and Begums of Oudh.

The British Raj (/ r ɑː dʒ /; from rāj, literally, "rule" in Sanskrit and Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown on the Indian subcontinent from to The rule is also called Crown rule in India, or direct rule in India.

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He was the last Governor-General and the first Viceroy of India. The Change in title happened as per the Government of India Act, after the Indian War of Independence (). The Governor General was given greater powers in matters of war, revenue and diplomacy. By a supplementary Act passed in Lord Cornwallis was appointed as the second Governor-General of Bengal, and he then became the effective ruler of British India under the authority of the Board of Control and the Court of Directors.

George Nathaniel Curzon (‒) was a British politician, traveler, and writer who served as viceroy of India from to and foreign secretary from to The somewhat confusingly titled British Government in India: The Story of Viceroys and Government Houses was one of Curzon’s last books, completed after he left the Foreign Office in January and posthumously published.

Today we are sharing List of Governor General and Viceroy of India in PDF form. 27 people were Governor General of India during the British rule, but after the Indian constitution was enacted on Januthe Governor General’s post ended and the President was appointed by the Constituent Assembly as the constitutional head.

This pdf has been compiled by Arihant Academy &. List of Governors General of India. The Governors General of India (or, from toofficially the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, commonly shortened to Viceroy of India) was originally the head of the British administration in India and, later, after Indian independence inthe representative of the Indian head of state.

It is very important topic for all competitive. Although it was Robert Clive who won the Battle of Plassey, and began the British rule in India, he was not the first Governor-General. The Governor-General of Bengal was officially created by the Regulating Act of Under this Act, Warren Has.The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in tively, they were called British one form or another, they existed between andconventionally divided into three historical periods.Fromto reflect the Governor-General's new additional role as the Monarch's representative in re the fealty relationships vis the princely states, the additional title of Viceroy was granted, such that the new office was entitled "viceroy and governor-general of India".

This was usually shortened to "viceroy of India".Appointer: East India Company (until ), Monarch of .