Category: Nabobs

Categories: British East India Company


In England nabob was used to describe men who had returned from the Orient spectacularly wealthy and used their wealth to buy large estates, influence and power, particularly seats in Parliament. It was also used particularly to mean employees of the East India Company who had obtained their wealth corruptly.


Person Profiles (5)

abt 08 Oct 1741 Calcutta, Bengal, India - 02 Sep 1804 photo
30 Jun 1731 Fenny Park, Tiverton, Devon, England - 01 Mar 1801 photo
25 Sep 1742 Lisbon, Portugal - 30 Oct 1803
1727 County Galway, Ireland - 01 Sep 1810
12 Feb 1753 Cheshire, England - May 1828




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