Reference Entry

Cornwallis, Charles, first Marquess Cornwallis (1738-1805), governor-general of India and lord lieutenant of Ireland

Christopher A. Bayly and Katherine Prior

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Early life and education | Cornwallis in America | Cornwallis in India, 1786-1793 | Lord lieutenant of Ireland (1798-1801) | Peace with France | Return to India, death, and character | Cornwallis's son

Reference Entry.  7614 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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