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Grant, Sir Robert (1780-1838), administrator in India

Edward James Rapson and Katherine Prior

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Grant, Sir Robert (1780-1838), administrator in India, was born on 15 January 1780 at Kidderpore, Bengal, the younger son of Charles Grant, East India Company chairman and evangelical philanthropist, and his wife, Jane, daughter of Thomas Fraser of Balnain, Inverness. Charles Grant, Lord Glenelg, was his elder brother. Robert and ...

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