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Fourth Anglo-Mysore War
Decisive Anglo-Hyderabadi victorySubjugation of MysoreBelligerents Mysore Nawab of the Carnatic Mughal Empire East India Company Hyderabad Deccan TravancoreCommanders and leaders Tipu Sultan † Mir Golam Hussain Mohomed Hulleen Mir Miran Umdat Ul-Umra Mir Sadiq Ghulam Muhammad Khan General George Harris Ali Khan Major General David Baird James Stuartv t eFourth Anglo-Mysore WarSeedaseer Mallavelly Sultanpet Tope Seringapatamv t eAnglo-Mysore warsFirst Second Third FourthThe Fourth Anglo–Mysore War was a conflict in South India
South India
between the Kingdom of Mysore
Kingdom of Mysore
against the British East India Company
East India Company
and the Hyderabad Deccan
Hyderabad Deccan
in 1798–99.[1] This was the final conflict of the four Anglo–Mysore Wars. The British captured the capital of Mysore
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Kingdom Of Great Britain
The Kingdom of Great Britain, officially called simply Great Britain,[1] was a sovereign state in western Europe from 1 May 1707 to 31 December 1800. The state came into being following the Treaty of Union in 1706, ratified by the Acts of Union 1707, which united the kingdoms of England
England
and Scotland
Scotland
to form a single kingdom encompassing the whole island of Great Britain
Great Britain
and its outlying islands, with the exception of the Isle of Man
Isle of Man
and the Channel Islands. It also did not include Ireland, which remained a separate realm. The unitary state was governed by a single parliament and government that was based in Westminster
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Bombay
Mumbai
Mumbai
(/mʊmˈbaɪ/; also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India
India
with an estimated city proper population of 12.4 million as of 2011
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Coimbatore District
Coimbatore
Coimbatore
District is a district in the Kongu Nadu
Kongu Nadu
region of the state of Tamil Nadu. Coimbatore
Coimbatore
is the administrative headquarters of the district.[2] It is one of the most industrialized districts and a major textile, industrial, commercial, educational, information technology, healthcare and manufacturing hub of Tamil Nadu.[3] The region is bounded by Tiruppur district
Tiruppur district
in the east, Nilgiris district in the north, Erode district
Erode district
in the north-east, Palghat district
Palghat district
and Idukki district
Idukki district
of neighboring state of Kerala
Kerala
in the west and south respectively
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Hyderabad Deccan
Hyderabad
Hyderabad
State ( pronunciation (help·info)) was an Indian princely state located in the south-central region of India
India
with its capital at the city of Hyderabad. It is now divided into Telangana state, Hyderabad-Karnataka
Hyderabad-Karnataka
region of Karnataka
Karnataka
and Marathwada
Marathwada
region of Maharashtra. The state was ruled from 1724 until 1948 by a hereditary Nizam who was initially a Mughal governor of the Deccan before becoming independent. Hyderabad
Hyderabad
gradually became the first princely state to come under British paramountcy signing a subsidiary alliance agreement
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Indian Subcontinent
The Indian subcontinent, is a southern region and peninsula of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate
Indian Plate
and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
from the Himalayas
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Dakshina Kannada
Kannada
Kannada
(/ˈkɑːnədə, ˈkæn-/;[6][7] [ˈkʌnːəɖɑː]) (Kannada: ಕನ್ನಡ) is a Dravidian language
Dravidian language
spoken predominantly by Kannada people
Kannada people
in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa
Goa
and abroad. The language has roughly 38 million native speakers,[8] who are called Kannadigas
Kannadigas
(Kannadigaru)
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Uttara Kannada
Uttara Kannada
Kannada
(also known as North Canara) is a district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is bordered by the state of Goa
Goa
and Belagavi District
Belagavi District
to the north, Dharwad District
Dharwad District
and Haveri District to the east, Shivamogga District
Shivamogga District
and Udupi District
Udupi District
to the south, and the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
to the west. The city of Karwar
Karwar
is the administrative headquarters of the district. Sirsi, Dandeli
Dandeli
and Bhatkal
Bhatkal
are other major towns in the district
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Sharpe's Tiger
Sharpe's Tiger
Sharpe's Tiger
is the first historical novel in the Richard Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell
Bernard Cornwell
and was first published in 1997. Sharpe is a private in the British army serving in India at Seringapatam.Contents1 Place of novel in series 2 Plot summary 3 Characters 4 Publication history 5 External linksPlace of novel in series[edit] Main article: Sharpe (novel series) The first, chronologically, of the Richard Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell
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Napoleon
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. As Napoleon, he was Emperor of the French
Emperor of the French
from 1804 until 1814, and again briefly in 1815 during the Hundred Days. Napoleon
Napoleon
dominated European and global affairs for more than a decade while leading France
France
against a series of coalitions in the Napoleonic Wars. He won most of these wars and the vast majority of his battles, building a large empire that ruled over continental Europe before its final collapse in 1815. He is considered one of the greatest commanders in history, and his wars and campaigns are studied at military schools worldwide
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Egypt
Coordinates: 26°N 30°E / 26°N 30°E / 26; 30Arab Republic
Republic
of Egyptجمهورية مصر العربيةArabic: Jumhūrīyat Miṣr al-ʿArabīyahEgyptian: Gomhoreyet Maṣr El ʿArabeyahFlagCoat of armsAnthem: "Bilady, Bilady, Bilady" "بلادي، بلادي، بلادي" "My country, my country, my country"Capital and largest city Cairo 30°2′N 31°13′E / 30.033°N 31.217°E / 30.033; 31.217Official languages Arabic[a]National language Egyptian ArabicReligion90% Islam 9% Orthodox Christian 1% Other Christian[1]Demonym EgyptianGovernment Unitary semi-presidential republic• PresidentAbdel Fattah el-Sisi• Prime MinisterSherif IsmailLegislature House of RepresentativesEstablishment• Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt[2][3][b]c
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Mauritius
Coordinates: 20°12′S 57°30′E / 20.2°S 57.5°E / -20.2; 57.5Republic of Mauritius République de Maurice  (French) Repiblik Moris  ( Mauritian
Mauritian
creole)FlagCoat of armsMotto: "Stella Clavisque Maris Indici" (Latin) French: L’étoile et la clé de l’océan Indien "Star and Key of the Indian Ocean"Anthem: MotherlandIslands of the Republic of
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Horatio Nelson
American War of IndependenceBattle of Fort San Juan Battle of Grand TurkWar of the First CoalitionSiege of Calvi (WIA) Battle of Genoa Battle of Hyères Islands Battle of Cape St Vincent (WIA) Attack on Cadiz Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (WIA) Battle of the Nile (WIA)War of the Second CoalitionSiege of Malta Battle of Copenhagen Raid on BoulogneWar of the Third CoalitionBattle of Trafalgar (DOW)Awards Knight of the Order of the Bath Several others (see below)Spouse(s) Frances NisbetSignatureVice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount
Viscount
Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was a British flag officer in the Royal Navy. He was noted for his inspirational leadership, superb grasp of strategy, and unconventional tactics, which together resulted in a number of decisive British naval victories, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars
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Battle Of The Nile
Coordinates: 31°20′N 30°07′E / 31.333°N 30.117°E / 31.333; 30.117 The Battle of the Nile (also known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay; French: Bataille d'Aboukir; was a major naval battle fought between the British Royal Navy and the Navy of the French Republic at Aboukir Bay on the Mediterranean coast off the Nile Delta of Egypt from 1 to 3 August 1798. The battle was the climax of a naval campaign that had ranged across the Mediterranean during the previous three months, as a large French convoy sailed from Toulon to Alexandria carrying an expeditionary force under General Napoleon Bonaparte. The British fleet was led in the battle by Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson; they decisively defeated the French under Vice-Admiral François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers. Bonaparte sought to invade Egypt as the first step in a campaign against British India, part of a greater effort to drive Britain out of the French Revolutionary Wars
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Nizam Ali Khan, Asaf Jah II
Nawab Mir Nizam
Nizam
Ali Khan Siddiqi Bayafandi Bahadur Asaf Jah II (7 March 1734 – 6 August 1803) was the Nizam of Hyderabad
Nizam of Hyderabad
State in South India
South India
between 1762 and 1803. He was born on 7 March 1734 as fourth son to Asaf Jah I
Asaf Jah I
and Umda Begum
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Princely State
A princely state, also called native state (legally, under the British) or Indian state (for those states on the subcontinent), was a vassal state[1] under a local or regional ruler in a subsidiary alliance with the British Raj. Though the history of the princely states of the subcontinent dates from at least the classical period of Indian history, the predominant usage of the term princely state specifically refers to a semi-sovereign principality on the Indian subcontinent during the British Raj
British Raj
that was not directly governed by the British, but rather by a local ruler, subject to a form of indirect rule on some matters; similar political entities also existed on or in the region of the Arabian Peninsula, in Africa and in Malaya, and which were similarly recognised under British rule,[2] subject to a subsidiary alliance and the suzerainty or paramountcy of the British Crown
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