John Beard (colonial administrator)

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John Beard
Occupation Colonial Administrator
Known for President of Bengal

Sir John Beard was an administrator of the English East India Company. He served as Chief Agent and President of Bengal in the late seventeenth century.[1]

Political offices
Preceded by
William Hedges
Chief Agent of Bengal
17 July 1684 – 1685
Succeeded by
Job Charnock
Preceded by
Charles Eyre
Chief Agent of Bengal
1698 – December 1699
Succeeded by
Charles Eyre
Preceded by
Charles Eyre
President of Bengal
7 January 1701 – 1705
Succeeded by
Edward Littleton

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