Portuguese East India Company established in the year of 1498.
The Cape route was discovered from Europe to India by Vasco da Gama. He reached the port of Calicut on May 17, 1498 and was received by the Hindu ruler of Calicut.
Cochin was the early capital of the Portuguese in India. Later Goa replaced it.
Battle of Bedera was fought between British and Duch near Chinsurah, India on 25 November 1759.
Captain William Hawkins arrived at Jahangir's court in 1609 to seek permission to open a factory at Surat. A Farman was issued by Jahangir permitting the British to build a factory at Surat in 1613.
The first French factory was established at Surat by Francois Caron in 1668.
Francisco de Almeida was the first governor of Portuguese. he introduced the policy of Blue water.
Headquarters of Denish East India Company was Serampore, Bengal from 1676 to 1845.
Sir Thomas Roe came to Jahangir's court as an ambassador of James I in the year of 1615 to obtain the permission to trade and erect factories in different parts of empire.
Treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle signed between British and French to stop First Anglo-French war in India.
The policy of Imperialism introduced by Alfonso d'Albuquerque. He was the second governor of Portuguese. He captured Goa from the ruler of Bijapur in 1510.
Dupleix came to India as a French governor in 1742.
Fransisco Xavier arrived in India with Martin Alfonso de Souza. He was The famous Jesuit Saint.
Treaty of Paris sign between French and British to end the third and final Anglo-French war in India. Pondechery was returned to French by this treaty.
French was set up factory at Masulipatnam in 1669.
Treaty of Pondicherry was signed between British and French to end second Anglo-French war in 1754.
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