William Fytche

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William Fytche
Thomas Hudson (attributed) - Portrait of William Fytche of Bengal 1752.jpg
Born 1716/17
Occupation Colonial Administrator
Known for President of Bengal

William Fytche was an administrator of the English East India Company. He served as President of Bengal in the mid-eighteenth century.[1] He was one of the last administrators before the Battle of Plassey allowed the company to firmly establish its rule in India.

Political offices
Preceded by
Adam Dawson
President of Bengal
8 August 1752 – October 1756
Succeeded by
Roger Drake

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