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List of notable or famous British East India Company employees, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list is a directory of the best British East India Company employees, showcasing only the most prominent British East India Company employees of all time. This list features past and present top British East India Company managers, including both current and retired British East India Company executives and alumni. Well-known British East India Company staff along with current and former British East India Company employees were and still are crucial to the company's success, as without these hard working men and women British East India Company would never be what it is today.

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Alexander Burnes


Captain Sir Alexander Burnes, FRS was a Scottish traveller and explorer who took part in The Great Game. He was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role in establishing contact with and exploring Bukhara, which made his name. ...more

Age: Died at 36 (1805-1841)

Birthplace: Montrose, United Kingdom


Alexander Dalrymple FRS was a Scottish geographer and the first Hydrographer of the British Admiralty. He was the main proponent of the theory that there existed a vast undiscovered continent in the South Pacific, Terra Australis Incognita. He produced thousands of nautical charts, mapping a ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1737-1808)

Birthplace: New Halles, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories

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Allan Maclean of Torloisk


Allan Maclean of Torloisk was a Jacobite who became a British Army General. He was born at a cottage built close to the site of the Duart Castle in Scotland from its scattered stones. He is best known for leading the 84th Regiment of Foot in the defence of Quebec without which Canada would have ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1725-1798)

Birthplace: Argyll, United Kingdom

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Charles Masson


Charles Masson was the pseudonym of James Lewis, a British East India Company soldier and explorer. He was the first European to discover the ruins of Harappa near Sahiwal in Punjab, now in Pakistan. ...more

Age: Died at 53 (1800-1853)