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List of Governors of Bengal

From 1690, a governor represented the British East India Company in Bengal, which had been granted the right to establish a trading post by the Nawabs of Bengal.

Robert Clive : Governor of Bengal during 1757-60 and again during 1765-67 and established Dual Government in Bengal from 1765-72. (True founder of British Political dominion in India). Vanisttart (1760–65) : The Battle of Buxar (1764). Cartier (1769–72) : Bengal Famine (1770)

Chief Agents, 1681–84

Name Took office Left office
William Hedges 1681 1684
John Bead 1684 1684

Presidents, 1684–94

Name Took office Left office
William Gyfford 1684 1685
Job Charnock 1685 1693
Francis Ellis 1693 1693
Charles Eyre 1693 1694

Chief Agents, 1694–1700

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