Warren Hastings

1732 - 1818

Warren Hastings

Warren Hastings (6 December 1732 – 22 August 1818), an English statesman, was the first Governor of the Presidency of Fort William (Bengal), the head of the Supreme Council of Bengal, and thereby the first de facto Governor-General of Bengal from 1772 to 1785. He is credited along with Robert Clive for laying the foundation of the British Empire in India. He was an energetic organizer and reformer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Warren Hastings has received more than 973,682 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,364th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Warren Hastings ranks 6,326 out of 14,801Before him are Ippolito II d'Este, Félix Malloum, Al-Mansur Billah, Hortense Mancini, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, and Janez Janša. After him are Amadeus II, Count of Savoy, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, Sekhemre-Wepmaat Intef, Phillipe de Plessis, Svein Knutsson, and Tsutomu Hata.

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Among people born in 1732, Warren Hastings ranks 16Before him are Adélaïde of France, Abbas III, Johann Christoph Adelung, Carl Gotthard Langhans, Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, and John Dickinson. After him are Nevil Maskelyne, František Brixi, Peter Forsskål, Joseph Gaertner, Joseph von Sonnenfels, and José Celestino Mutis. Among people deceased in 1818, Warren Hastings ranks 17Before him are Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon, Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé, Paul Revere, Abigail Adams, and Johann Nikolaus Forkel. After him are Caspar Wessel, Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, Marcello Bacciarelli, Heinrich Füger, Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Olof Swartz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Warren Hastings ranks 1,336 out of 5,347Before him are Ian Callaghan (1942), Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836), Gareth Bale (1989), Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1693), R. D. Laing (1927), and James McAvoy (1979). After him are Svein Knutsson (1016), James Connolly (1868), Vinnie Jones (1965), Peter Collins (1931), Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (1341), and Cerdic of Wessex (467).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Warren Hastings ranks 216Before him are Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia (1945), Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799), John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland (1504), Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900), Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836), and Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1693). After him are Svein Knutsson (1016), James Connolly (1868), Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (1341), Cerdic of Wessex (467), Charlie Whiting (1952), and Lulach (1030).