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Lord Wellesley

Lord Wellesley(1798-1805):

Lord Wellesley was appointed as Governor General in 1798.

He had two main goals. The first being the expansion of British empire in India. The second being the expel of French from India.

He greatly implemented the system of subsidiary Alliance.

The Nizam of Hyderabad, Nizam Ali, was the first native ruler who entered into subsidiary Alliance with Brith.

Nizam Ali ceded four districts, Kadapa, Kurnool, Anantapur and Bellari, to the British for maintenance of armies.

Sadat Ali, the Nawab of Oudh; Shah Alam, the Mughal Emperor; Peshwa, Sindia, and Bhonsle; and the Krishna Raja Wadayar, the ruler of Mysore were also concluded subsidiary Alliance with the British.

He fought in Fourth Mysore war and annexed many parts of the Mysore.

He also fought in the second Maratha war, but he was recalled by the Home Government due to his aggressive and expensive wars.

He established Fort William college at Calcutta to train employees of the company.