Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, born in 25 September 1725, also known as Clive of India, was a British officer who established the military and political supremacy of the East India Company in Bengal. He is credited with securing India, and the wealth that followed, for the British crown. Together with Warren Hastings he was one of the key early figures in the creation of British India. He also sat as a Tory Member of Parliament in Great Britain.
Died in 22 November 1774 (aged 49)