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Who was the founder of Indian city of Madras?

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Who was the founder of Indian city of Madras?
posted Jun 5, 2017 by Nemai Jana

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Francis Day was the founder of Madras. He was an English colonial administrator, associated with the East India Company. He served as a factor of the Company's factory at Masulipatnam from 1632 to 1639. In 1639, he negotiated the purchase of a strip of land south of the Dutch factory at Pulicat from the Raja of Chandragiri, where the town of Madras was built. He served as the second Agent of Madras from 1643 to 1644.

Francis Day was the founder of Madras.

answer Jun 21, 2017 by Sanam
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