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India History Timeline: 1701 - 1800



Year Rulers War and Politics Entertainment Literature Art and Architecture Science and Technology World Historic Events / Personalities
1701-1710 Maratha Empire : Chhatrapati Shahuji (17071749) Advanced Study in the History of Modern India
Advanced Study in the History of Modern India: Volume One: 1707-1813
The Kingdom of Great Britain was formed (1707)

Bartolomeo Cristofori invents the piano.(1709)
Aurangzeb dies (1707)


Aurangzeb or Alamgir I, ruler of the Mughal Empire: 1658 until 1707

1711-1720 Maratha Empire : Chhatrapati Shahuji (17071749) Independent state of Hyderabad is established (1724)


In 1724 Nizam-ul-Mulk Asif Jah I founded the Asif Jahi Dynasty and seven generations of the family ruled the Deccan for 224 years up to 1948

Englishmen, John Shore invents the tuning fork. (1711)

New Orleans was founded (1718)
The Anglo-Maratha Campaigns and the Contest for India: The Struggle for Control of the South Asian Military Economy
The Anglo-Maratha Campaigns and the Contest for India: The Struggle for Control of the South Asian Military Economy
1721-1730 Maratha Empire : Chhatrapati Shahuji (17071749) The Udayagiri Fort, rebuilt by King Marthanda Varma (AD 1729-1758)


The fort was once called Dillanai Kottai - De Lennoy's Fort, after the Belgium General, who served as the Chief of the Travancore Army



Gabriel Fahrenheit invents the first mercury thermometer.(1724)
1731-1740 Maratha Empire : Chhatrapati Shahuji (17071749) Marathas take Ratanpur (1737) John Kay invents the flying shuttle.(1733)

Persia's Safavid dynasty fell (1735 - 1739)
1741-1750 Maratha Empire : Chhatrapati Shahuji (17071749) Anglo-French War in India The First Saudi State was founded by Mohammed Ibn Saud (1744)  
1751-1760 Maratha Empire : Chhatrapati Rajaram II (17491777) Battle of Plassey (1757) The Seven Years' War (1756-1763)

The Industrial Revolution (1760-1830)
1761-1770   Third Battle of Panipat (1761) James Watt invents an improved steam engine.(1769)

The Industrial Revolution (1768-1774)
Telling Lives In India: Biography, Autobiography, And Life History
Telling Lives In India: Biography, Autobiography, And Life History
1771-1780 Warren Hastings becomes the first governor-general of British India (17731786)


Hastings was born at Churchill, Oxfordshire and joined the British East India Company in 1750 as a clerk


Acting Governor-General John MacPherson (1785-1786)
First Anglo-Maratha War (1777-1783) Boston Tea Party (1773)

James Watt perfects steam engine (1775)

American Revolution (1776)

David Bushnell invents a submarine. (1776)
Birth of Raja Ram Mohun Roy (1772)
1781-1790 Governor-General : The Marquess Cornwallis (17861793) Third Anglo-Mysore War (1789-1792) Louis Sebastien demonstrates the first parachute.(1783)

John Fitch invents a steamboat.(1786)

French Revolution (1789)
Same-Sex Love in India; Readings from Literature and History
Same-Sex Love in India; Readings from Literature and History
1791-1800 Governor-General : The Lord Teignmouth (17931797)
Governor-General : Alured Clarke (17971798)
Governor-General : Richard Wellesley (17971805)
British defeat Tippu Sultan (1799)


Tippu was born in Devanahalli, Karnataka on Friday, November 20th, 1753

Ungoverned Imaginings; James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism
Ungoverned Imaginings; James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism
John Barber invents the gas turbine.(1791)

The first ambulance.(1792)

U.S. Navy established (1794)

Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery (1800)
Death of Tipu Sultan (1799)
Year Rulers War and Politics Entertainment Literature Art and Architecture Science and Technology World Historic Events / Personalities


India History Timeline : 1601 - 1700

India History Timeline : 1801 - 1850

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