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Elphinstone, Mountstuart

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Born: 1779 AD
Died: 1859 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Politician

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1779 - Born on the 6th of October in Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland.

1801 - He escaped massacre in Benares, India.

1804 - He was appointed British resident at Nagpur, India.

1807 - He completed a short stint at Gwalior, India.

1808 - He was appointed the first British envoy to the court of Kabul, Afghanistan.

1811 - He appointed to the important and difficult post of resident in Pune, India.

1819 - He was appointed as the Governor of Bombay in India.

1829 - He went back to England.

1859 - He died on the 20th of November in Surrey, England.

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