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Auckland Colvin

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Sir Auckland Colvin (1838–1908) was a colonial administrator in India and Egypt, born into the Anglo-Indian Colvin family. [1]

69 relations: Agra, Ahmed ‘Urabi, Alfred Comyn Lyall, Allahabad, Allahabad district, Allan Octavian Hume, Anglo-Indian, Basti district, Bijnor, Bimetallism, Bindon Blood, British Raj, Cabinet of the United Kingdom, Cadastral surveying, Charles Elliott (politician), Charles Herbert, Colvin family, Colvin Taluqdars' College, Comptroller, Consul (representative), Courtenay Ilbert, District Collector (India), Durbar (court), Earl Soham, East India Company College, Edward Malet, Egypt, Egyptian Delta Light Railways, Eton College, Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer, Framlingham, Gazette, George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland, Government of India, Governor-General of India, India Office, Indian National Congress, John Russell Colvin, Khedive, Kolkata, Lieutenant governor, List of Lieutenant-Governors of the North-Western Provinces and Chief Commissioners of Oudh, Lucknow, Myanmar Railways, National Portrait Gallery, London, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, North-Western Provinces, Order of Osmanieh, Order of the Indian Empire, Order of the Medjidie, ..., Order of the Star of India, Oudh State, Panjdeh incident, Public works, Rudyard Kipling, Rulers of India series, Salt tax, Second Boer War, Sir George Couper, 2nd Baronet, Surbiton, Tawfiq of Egypt, The Pall Mall Gazette, Undersecretary, United Provinces (1937–50), Upper Myanmar, Viceroy, Walter Mytton Colvin, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, William Ewart Gladstone. Expand index (19 more) »

Agra

Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Ahmed ‘Urabi

Colonel Ahmed ‘Urabi or Ourabi (أحمد عرابى, ˈæħmæd ʕouˈɾɑːbi in Egyptian Arabic; 31 March 1841 – 21 September 1911), widely known in English (and by himself) as Ahmad Ourabi, was an Egyptian nationalist, revolutionary and an officer of the Egyptian army.

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Alfred Comyn Lyall

Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall, (4 January 1835 – 11 April 1911) was a British civil servant, literary historian and poet.

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Allahabad

Prayag, or Allahabad is a large metropolitan city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the administrative headquarters of Allahabad District, the most populous district in the state and 13th most populous district in India, and the Allahabad Division.

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Allahabad district

Allahabad District is one of the major & largest districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Allahabad city is the district headquarters.

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Allan Octavian Hume

Allan Octavian Hume, CB ICS (6 June 1829 – 31 July 1912) was a member of the Imperial Civil Service (later the Indian Civil Service), a political reformer, ornithologist and botanist who worked in British India.

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Anglo-Indian

The term Anglo-Indians can refer to at least two groups of people: those with mixed Indian and British ancestry, and people of British descent born or living in the Indian subcontinent.

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Basti district

Basti district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state, India and Basti town is the district headquarters.

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Bijnor

Bijnor, is a city and a municipal board in Bijnor district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Bimetallism

Bimetallism is the economic term for a monetary standard in which the value of the monetary unit is defined as equivalent to certain quantities of two metals, typically gold and silver, creating a fixed rate of exchange between them.

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Bindon Blood

General Sir Bindon Blood, GCB, GCVO (7 November 1842 – 16 May 1940) was a British Army commander who served in Egypt, Afghanistan, India and Southern Africa.

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British Raj

The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

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Cabinet of the United Kingdom

The Cabinet of the United Kingdom is the collective decision-making body of Her Majesty's Government of the United Kingdom, composed of the Prime Minister and 21 cabinet ministers, the most senior of the government ministers.

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Cadastral surveying

Cadastral surveying is the sub-field of cadastre and surveying that specialises in the establishment and re-establishment of real property boundaries.

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Charles Elliott (politician)

Charles Elliott (1811–1876) was a New Zealand politician.

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Charles Herbert

Charles Herbert Saperstein (December 23, 1948 – October 31, 2015), known as Charles Herbert, was an American child actor of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Colvin family

The Colvin family, for the purposes of this article, is that group of people descended from James Colquhoun Colvin (1767–1847), the son of Alexander Colvin (1718–1791) and Elizabeth 'Bettie' née Kennedy (1714–1795).

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Colvin Taluqdars' College

Colvin Taluqdars' College in Lucknow is one of the oldest public schools in India.

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Comptroller

A comptroller is a management level position responsible for supervising the quality of accounting and financial reporting of an organization.

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Consul (representative)

A consul is an official representative of the government of one state in the territory of another, normally acting to assist and protect the citizens of the consul's own country, and to facilitate trade and friendship between the people of the two countries.

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Courtenay Ilbert

Sir Courtenay Peregrine Ilbert (12 June 1841 – 14 May 1924) was a distinguished British lawyer and civil servant who served as legal adviser to the Viceroy of India's Council for many years until his eventual return from India to England.

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District Collector (India)

A District Collector, often abbreviated to Collector, is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer in charge of revenue collection and administration of a district in India.

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Durbar (court)

Durbar (दरबार, দরবার​, دربار) is an Indo-Aryan word, equally common in many South Asian languages.

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Earl Soham

Earl Soham is a small settlement in Suffolk, England.

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East India Company College

The East India Company College, or East India College, was an educational establishment situated at Hailey, Hertfordshire, nineteen miles north of London founded in 1806 to train "writers" (administrators) for the Honourable East India Company (HEIC).

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Edward Malet

Sir Edward Baldwin Malet, 4th Baronet (10 October 1837 – 29 June 1908) was a British diplomat.

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Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Egyptian Delta Light Railways

The Egyptian Delta Light Railways was a gauge Egyptian narrow gauge railway, construction of which began in 1898.

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Eton College

Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.

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Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer

Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer (26 February 1841 – 29 January 1917), was a British statesman, diplomat and colonial administrator.

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Framlingham

Framlingham is a market town and civil parish in Suffolk, England.

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Gazette

A gazette is an official journal, a newspaper of record, or simply a newspaper.

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George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland

George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland, (25 August 1784 – 1 January 1849) was an English Whig politician and colonial administrator.

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Government of India

The Government of India (IAST), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative, executive and judicial authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories of a constitutionally democratic republic.

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Governor-General of India

The Governor-General of India (or, from 1858 to 1947, officially the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, commonly shortened to Viceroy of India) was originally the head of the British administration in India and, later, after Indian independence in 1947, the representative of the Indian head of state.

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India Office

The India Office was a British government department established in London in 1858 to oversee the administration, through a Viceroy and other officials, of the Provinces of British India.

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Indian National Congress

The Indian National Congress (INC, often called Congress Party) is a broadly based political party in India.

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John Russell Colvin

John Russell Colvin (29 May 1807 – 9 September 1857) was a British civil servant in India, part of the illustrious Anglo-Indian Colvin family.

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Khedive

The term Khedive (خدیو Hıdiv) is a title largely equivalent to the English word viceroy.

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Kolkata

Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Lieutenant governor

A lieutenant governor, lieutenant-governor, or vice governor is a high officer of state, whose precise role and rank vary by jurisdiction.

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List of Lieutenant-Governors of the North-Western Provinces and Chief Commissioners of Oudh

This is a list of Lieutenant-Governors of the North-Western Provinces and Chief Commissioners of Oudh.

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Lucknow

Lucknow is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and is also the administrative headquarters of the eponymous District and Division.

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Myanmar Railways

Myanma Railways (MR) (မြန်မာ့ မီးရထား,; also spelled Myanmar Railways; formerly Burma Railways) is the state-owned agency that operates the railway network in Myanmar.

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National Portrait Gallery, London

The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) is an art gallery in London housing a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people.

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Newchurch, Isle of Wight

Newchurch is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Wight.

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North-Western Provinces

The North-Western Provinces was an administrative region in British India.

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Order of Osmanieh

The Order of Osmanieh or Osmaniye (Osmanlı Devlet Nişanı) was a military decoration of the Ottoman Empire.

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Order of the Indian Empire

The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1878.

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Order of the Medjidie

Medjidie or Mejidie (Mecidiye Nişanı, August 29, 1852 – 1922) is the name of a military and knightly order of the Ottoman Empire.

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Order of the Star of India

The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1861.

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Oudh State

The Oudh State (also Kingdom of Oudh, or Awadh State) was a princely state in the Awadh region of North India until 1858.

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Panjdeh incident

The Panjdeh incident of 1885 was a diplomatic crisis between Britain and Russia caused by the Russian Empire's expansion southeast toward Afghanistan and India.

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Public works

Public works (or internal improvements historically in the United States)Carter Goodrich, (Greenwood Press, 1960)Stephen Minicucci,, Studies in American Political Development (2004), 18:2:160-185 Cambridge University Press.

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Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.

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Rulers of India series

The Rulers of India was a biographical book series edited by William Wilson Hunter and published from the Clarendon Press, Oxford.

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Salt tax

A salt tax was a tax levied directly on salt, usually proportional to the amount of salt purchased.

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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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Sir George Couper, 2nd Baronet

Sir George Ebenezer Wilson Couper, 2nd Baronet (29 April 1824 – 5 March 1908) was a British civil servant in India.

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Surbiton

Surbiton is a suburban neighbourhood of south-west London within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames (RBK) It is situated next to the River Thames, south west of Charing Cross and formerly part of the historic county of Surrey.

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Tawfiq of Egypt

Mohamed Tewfik Pasha (محمد توفيق باشا, Muhammed Tevfik Paşa; April 30 or November 15, 1852 – January 7, 1892), also known as Tawfiq of Egypt, was khedive of Egypt and the Sudan between 1879 and 1892 and the sixth ruler from the Muhammad Ali Dynasty.

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The Pall Mall Gazette

The Pall Mall Gazette was an evening newspaper founded in London on 7 February 1865 by George Murray Smith; its first editor was Frederick Greenwood.

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Undersecretary

An undersecretary is an executive government official in many countries, frequently a career public servant, who typically acts as a senior administrator or second-in-command to a politically appointed Cabinet Minister or other government official.

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United Provinces (1937–50)

The United Provinces (UP) was a province of British India and, subsequently, Independent India.

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Upper Myanmar

Upper Burma (အထက်မြန်မာပြည်, also called Real Myanmar) refers to a geographic region of Burma (Myanmar), traditionally encompassing Mandalay and its periphery (modern Mandalay, Sagaing, Magway Regions), or more broadly speaking, Kachin and Shan States.

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Viceroy

A viceroy is a regal official who runs a country, colony, city, province, or sub-national state, in the name of and as the representative of the monarch of the territory.

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Walter Mytton Colvin

Sir Walter Mytton Colvin (13 September 1847, Moulmein, Burma – 16 December 1908, Allahabad) was a British lawyer and colonial administrator, part of the illustrious Anglo-Indian Colvin family.

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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (17 August 1840 – 10 September 1922), sometimes spelled "Wilfred", was an English poet and writer.

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William Ewart Gladstone

William Ewart Gladstone, (29 December 1809 – 19 May 1898) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party.

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