Emperor Charles VI grants a charter to an Austrian East India Company

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Historical Context Note

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI grants a charter for the formation of the Austrian East India Company. Its aim is to compete with the Dutch and English in trade with the Indies, China and Africa.
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Editors. "Emperor Charles VI grants a charter to an Austrian East India Company". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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