Who was the first Britisher to come to India?

Who was the first Britisher to come to India?

John Mildenhall (Circa 1560–1614) or John Midnall was a British explorer and adventurer and one of the first to make an overland journey to India. He was the self-styled ambassador of the British East India Company in India. His is the first recorded burial of an Englishman in India.

Who was the king when British came to India?

George VI

Who came to India first?

Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama becomes the first European to reach India via the Atlantic Ocean when he arrives at Calicut on the Malabar Coast. Da Gama sailed from Lisbon, Portugal, in July 1497, rounded the Cape of Good Hope, and anchored at Malindi on the east coast of Africa.

Who was the first UK prime minister?

Top left: Robert Walpole was the first prime minister and longest serving of Great Britain. Top right: Winston Churchill was the prime minister during much of World War II. Bottom left: Margaret Thatcher was the first female prime minister.

How many terms can British Prime Minister serve?

No directly set terms, but the Prime Minister must maintain the support of the House of Commons, which by statute has a maximum term of 4 years.

How many UK prime ministers died in office?

But seven British Prime Ministers died in office and a further nine died within two-and-a-half years of leaving Number 10.

Which prime minister died in office?

Lal Bahadur Shastri
Died 11 January 1966 (aged 61) Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union (present-day Uzbekistan)
Monuments Vijay Ghat
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress

Who was the last UK prime minister to die in office?

Spencer Perceval

The Right Honourable Spencer Perceval KC
Prime Minister The Duke of Portland Himself
Preceded by Lord Henry Petty
Succeeded by Nicholas Vansittart
Leader of the House of Commons

Who is the youngest British prime minister?

The youngest Prime Minister to assume office was William Pitt the Younger (aged 24 years, 205 days).

Who is England’s prime minister now?

Boris JohnsonSince 2019

How long are Prime Ministers Questions?

Question Time takes place at the beginning of the day’s business for up to 30 minutes on Mondays to Thursdays. Lords questions are to the Government as a whole, not to particular government departments (as they are in the Commons).

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