Warren Hastings  

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Warren Hastings (6 December 1732 - 22 August 1818) was the first Governor-General of Bengal, from 1773 to 1785. He was famously accused of corruption in an impeachment in 1787, but acquitted in 1795. He was made a Privy Councillor in 1814.



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