Who established first factory in India?
The French set up their first factory at Surat in 1668 and after one year they set up their second factory at Masulipatnam in 1669. Portuguese established their first factory in India at Calicut in 1500 AD and second at Cochin. Dutch established their first factory in Masulipattanam in 1605 AD.
When did the British established their first factory in India?
By January 1613, the first East India Company factory had come up at Surat. Four centuries later, those early footprints of the British Empire have been obliterated.
When was the first factory set up in India?
The “first English factory” was setup in India in “January 1613” in “Surat”. The rights for setting up a factory were given through a treaty signed by Mughal emperor, Jahagir after the impressive display of warfare by the English in the battle of Swally.
Where was the first factory of British East India Company established and in which year?
Thanks to a treaty in 1613 with the Mughal emperor Jahangir, it established its first factory in Surat in what is now western India.
Who established factory in Surat?
William Hawkins after leaving the court of Mughals at joined Captain Middleton at Bantam.
Where did Danish established their first factory in India?
Notes: In 1616 AD, the Danish East India company established their first factory at Tranquebar in Tamilnadu (1620) and Serampur in Bengal (1676).
Where did Britishers open the first factory in eastern India?
The British East India Company opened its first factory on the east coast at Masulipatnam.