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Lord Lytton

British Rule – Lord Lytton (1876-80)

During Lord Lytton tenure, the British forces invaded Afghanistan in 1878 because SherAli, the ruler of that country was suspected of conspiring with the Russians....
Lord Canning

British Rule – Lord Canning (1856-61)

First War of Indian Independence (Sepoy Mutiny): Lord Canning regime was remarked by the first War of Indian Independence also called sepoy Mutiny. The popular...

British Rule – Lord Dalhousie (1448-56)

The process of liquidating Sikh power started by Hardinge was completed by Lord Dalhousie who annexed Punjab defeating Sikhs in 1849 in Second Sikh...
Lord Hardinge

British Rule – Lord Hardinge (1844-48)

First Sikh War: During Lord Hardinge tenure, a war between the British and Sikhs was caused in 1845 when Sikhs tried to annex the territories...
Lord Ellenborough

British Rule – Lord Ellenborough (1842-44)

Lord Ellenborough completed the withdrawal of British forces from Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Shuja was assassinated and Dost Mohammed restored. He annexed Sindh and Gwalior. Read Also: BRITISH...
Lord Auckland

British Rule – Lord Auckland (1836-42)

Lord Auckland took over at a time when Afghanistan had assumed great strategic importance for British India due to the increasing hold of Russians...
Lord William Bentick

British Rule – Lord William Bentick (1828-35)

Reforms: Lord William Bentick is remembered in India even today for his reformative measures. He abolished the practice of Sati in 1829 and suppressed...
Lord Amherst

British Rule – Lord Amherst (1823-28)

Lord Amherst tenure is remarkable for the annexation of Bharatpur in 1826 and the First Burmese War (1824-1826) as a result of which Burma...
Lord Hasstings

British Rule – Lord Hasstings (1813-23)

  While the British Rule Lord Hasstings was the Governor General. Three major events that took place during Lord Hasstings time was: Nepalese War: He defeated...

British Rule – Lord Minto 1 (1807-1813)

Lord Minto 1 captured the islands of Bourbon and Mauritius from the French in 1809. In 1811 he captured Java from the Dutch. He...
Lord Wellesley

British Rule – Lord Wellesley (1798 -1805)

Lord Wellesley succeeded Sir John Shore in 1798. His first task was to cripple the power of Tipu Sultan. Last Mysore War: Tipu Sultan who...

British Rule – Sir John Shore (1793-98)

Sir John Shore, a civil servant of the company succeeded Cornwallis in 1793. His policy of non-intervention resulted in the decline of British power...