Robert Clive

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Major-General Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, KB (1725–1774), also known as Clive of India was a key figure in the creation of British India. He was a successful commander against the French and the Nawab of Bengal in the Carnatic Wars and the third Commander-in-Chief in India.

External links

Robert Clive Dictionary of Indian Biography (1906)
Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive Wikipedia

Historical books on-line

The East India military calendar, Volume 2 by John Philippart 1824 The late Major-General Robert, Lord Clive (Google Books)
The life of Robert, Lord Clive: collected from the family papers communicated by the Earl of Powis by Major-General Sir John Malcolm GCB FRS 1836 Volume I,Volume II, Volume III (
The Life of Robert, first lord Clive by the Rev. G. R. Gleig 1848 (
Macaulay's essay on Lord Clive with an historical map, historical notes, and a sketch of Macaulay's life by D. H. M. 1891 (
Sketches of rulers of India Vol II by G. D. Oswell 1908 Lord Clive (