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Headword Date Article Type
Burton, Richard 1821 - 1890 P
Death of Timur restores Persia, Afghanistan and North India to independence 1447 T Note
Pedro Alvares Cabral travels to Brazil and then to India 1500 T Note
Portugal captures Goa 1510 - 1510 T Note
East India Company voyages reach Java and Agra 1604 T Note
First skirmishes between English and Dutch settlers in India 1610 T Note
The Portuguese are forced to leave Bengal 1632 T Note
An English trading post is founded in Bengal 1633 T Note
Fort St George is founded in Bengal 1640 T Note
Bombay passes to the control of the English East India Company 1668 T Note
The French occupy Pondicherry and Coromandel Coast in India 1672 T Note
Sir John Child becomes Governor of Bombay 1682 T Note
English found Calcutta 1690 T Note
Dutch take Pondicherry after siege 1693 T Note
Fort William, Calcutta, is built 1696 T Note
Administrative reorganisation of Bengal 1700 T Note
British East India and New East India Companies are merged 1708 T Note
A chartered imperial company for East Indies trade is proposed 1720 T Note
Emperor Charles VI grants a charter to an Austrian East India Company 1722 T Note
Clive arrives in Madras 1744 T Note

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