Baron Clive of Plassey

noun
British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
Syn: ↑Clive, ↑Robert Clive, ↑Baron Clive
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑statesman, ↑solon, ↑national leader

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  • Clive, Robert, 1st Baron Clive of Plassey — ▪ British colonial administrator Introduction born , Sept. 29, 1725, Styche, Shropshire, Eng. died Nov. 22, 1774, London  soldier and first British (British Empire) administrator of Bengal, who was one of the creators of British power in India.… …   Universalium

  • Robert Clive, 1. Baron Clive of Plassey — In diesem Artikel oder Abschnitt fehlen folgende wichtige Informationen: Der Artikel ist bis zu den ersten Jahren in Indien okay. Aber was dann? KLa 12:05, 7. Nov. 2007 (CET) Du kannst Wikipedia helfen, indem du sie recherchierst und einfügst …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Baron Clive — noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725 1774) • Syn: ↑Clive, ↑Robert Clive, ↑Baron Clive of Plassey • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑statesman, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clive (de Plassey), Robert, 1er barón — (29 sep. 1725, Styche, Shropshire, Inglaterra–22 nov. 1774, Londres). Militar y autoridad colonial británica. En 1743 fue enviado por la Compañía Inglesa de las Indias Orientales a Madrás (Chennai), en donde las hostilidades entre esta empresa y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Clive (of Plassey), Robert, 1st Baron — born Sept. 29, 1725, Styche, Shropshire, Eng. died Nov. 22, 1774, London British soldier and colonial administrator. In 1743 he was sent to Madras (Chennai) for the East India Company, where hostilities between it and the French East India… …   Universalium

  • Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive — Clive of India redirects here. For the film, see Clive of India (film). Robert Clive redirects here. For other uses, see Robert Clive (disambiguation). Major General The Right Honourable The Lord Clive KB …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Clive, 1. Baron Clive — of Plassey (* 29. September 1725 in Styche, Shropshire; † 22. November 1774 in London), Clive of India, der Eroberer Bengalens, war ein britischer General und Staatsmann. Er war der Begründer der britischen Macht in Indien. The Rt. Hon. the Lord… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Clive — m English: transferred use of the surname, originally a local name from any of the various places (in e.g. Cheshire, Shropshire) so called from Old English clif cliff, slope. As a given name it seems to have been originally chosen in honour of… …   First names dictionary

  • Clive,Robert — Clive (klīv), Robert. Baron Clive of Plassey. 1725 1774. British soldier and statesman who was instrumental in securing Great Britain s interests in India. * * * …   Universalium

  • Clive — Clive1 [klīv] n. [< the surname] a masculine name Clive2 [klīv] Robert Baron Clive of Plassey 1725 74; Brit. soldier & statesman: established Brit. control of India …   English World dictionary

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