Henry Frankland

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Memorial in Chichester Cathedral
Henry Frankland
Occupation Colonial Administrator
Known for President of Bengal

Henry Frankland was an administrator of the English East India Company. He served as President of Bengal in the eighteenth century.[1] He was a younger son of Sir Thomas Frankland, 2nd Baronet and Elizabeth Russell (through whom Frankland was a descendant of Oliver Cromwell) and was the father of Sir Charles Frankland, 4th Baronet, and Sir Thomas Frankland, 5th Baronet.

Political offices
Preceded by
John Deane
President of Bengal
30 January 1726 – 17 September 1728
Succeeded by
Edward Stephenson

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