Person:Robert Clive (2)

Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive
b.29 Sep 1725
d.22 Nov 1774
m. 15 Mar 1753
  1. Edward Clive, 1st Earl of Powis1754 - 1839
Facts and Events
Name Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive
Gender Male
Birth[1] 29 Sep 1725
Marriage 15 Mar 1753 to Margaret Maskelyne
Death[1] 22 Nov 1774
Reference Number? Q162296?

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Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, KB MP FRS (25 September 1725 – 22 November 1774), also known as Clive of India, was a British officer and soldier of fortune who established the military and political supremacy of the East India Company in Bengal. He is credited with securing India, and the wealth that followed, for the British crown. Together with Warren Hastings he was one of the key early figures in the creation of British India. He also sat in a rotten borough as a Tory Member of Parliament in Great Britain.

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