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Amir Chand [Omichund, Umichund]locked

(d. 1758)
  • Somendra C. Nandy

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Amir Chand [Omichund, Umichund] (d. 1758), merchant, was a major trading partner of the British in Bengal and deeply involved in the events that gave them political power there. Very little is known about his origins. He appears to have been a ...

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