Lord Cornwallis (1786-1793)

  • First person to codify laws in 1793. The code separated the revenue administration from the administration of justice.
  • Created post of district judge
  • Introduced Permanent settlement in Bengal.
  • Cornwallis is called the father of civil service in Bengal.


  • 3rd Anglo-Mysore. Defeat of Tipu and the Treaty of Seringapatanam, 1793.
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