Robert Clive

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by National Portrait Gallery
published on 03 October 2022

A portrait by Nathanial Dance of Robert Clive (1725-1774), Governor General of Bengal and representative of the East India Company. Known as 'Clive of India' for his expansion of EIC interests in the subcontinent, the military commander and administrator was awarded an Irish peerage as Baron Clive of Plassey. (National Portrait Gallery, London)

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