Surajah Dowlah

Surajah Dowlah
/seuh rah"jeuh dow"leuh/

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  • Surajah Dowlah — /səˌradʒə ˈdaʊlə/ (say suh.rahjuh dowluh) noun → Siraj ud daula …  

  • Surajah Dowlah — /seuh rah jeuh dow leuh/ Siraj ud daula …   Useful english dictionary

  • CLIVE (R.) — CLIVE ROBERT (1725 1774) Le nom de Clive est intimement mêlé à l’histoire de la conquête de l’Inde et à la victoire des prétentions anglaises sur les françaises. Originaire d’une petite famille de la gentry, sa vocation coloniale est celle de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Siraj ud-Daulah — Nawab of Bengal Reign April, 1756 – June, 1757 Full name Mîrzâ Mohammad Sirâjud Dawla Predecessor Ali Vardi Khan Successor …   Wikipedia

  • Siraj-ud-daula — /si rahj ood dow leuh/, n. 1728? 57, nawab of Bengal 1756 57. Also, Surajah Dowlah. * * * …   Universalium

  • CALCUTTA —    (900), on the left bank of the Hooghly, the largest and westernmost branch of the Ganges delta, about 80 m. from the sea; is the capital of Bengal and the Indian Empire, and the residence of the Governor General; the Government buildings,… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • CLIVE, ROBERT, LORD CLIVE AND BARON PLASSEY —    the founder of the dominion of Britain in India, born in Shropshire; at 19 went out a clerk in the East India Company s service, but quitted his employment in that capacity for the army; distinguishing himself against the rajah of Tanjore, was …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Siraj-ud-daula — /səˌradʒ ʊd ˈdaʊlə/ (say suh.rahj ood dowluh) noun 1728?–57, Indian leader who resisted British colonisation in India; ordered the Black Hole of Calcutta; defeated by Robert Clive in 1757. Also, Surajah Dowlah /səˌradʒə ˈdaʊlə/ (say suh.rahjuh… …  

  • Siraj-ud-daula — noun Indian general and nawab of Bengal who opposed the colonization of India by England; he captured Calcutta in 1756 and many of his prisoners suffocated in a crowded room that became known as the Black Hole of Calcutta; he was defeated at the… …   Useful english dictionary

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