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Official Name
British East India Company
Organization Aliases
East India Company, EIC

Status
Status

Organization Identity

Universe

Base Of Operations

Former Members

Origin
Origin
Company set up to trade between the British Empire, East Indies, India and China

Place of Formation

Place of Defunction

Creators

First appearance

Unknown


History

Overview

The British East India Company (EIC), was an British joint-stock company, formed in the 17th century trade with the East Indies, India and China. It helped expand British interests around the globe forming the British Empire.

Events

In 1617 AD, the Mughal Emperor gave the British East India Company permission to trade. The became a superpower in the region with rulers becoming dependent on companies financial and military backing.[1]

Both the Dutch and the British East India Company landed on the island of Genosha.[2]

19th century

In 1850 AD, while many native princes nominally ruled the true power was with the company whole controlled most of India. The Aftermath of the 1857 AD, Indian Rebellion saw the British government dissolve the Company administering the regions directly and with local leaders.[1]

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