Company rule in India
Joint-stock colony established by the East India Company and regulated by the British Parliament.
[[Maratha Empire|]] Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg
[[Mughal Empire|]] Flag of the Mughal Empire.png
[[Mysore|]] Flag of Mysore.svg
Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg Coat of arms
Flag Coat of arms
Auspicio Regis et Senatus Angliae
"By command of the King and Parliament of England"
Capital Calcutta (1757–1858)
Languages Official: English
Government Corporatocracy
 - 1774–75 Warren Hastings (first)
 - 1857–58 Charles Canning (last)
 -  Battle of Plassey 23 June 1757
 - Treaty of Allahabad 16 August 1765
 - Treaty of Seringapatam 18 March 1792
 - Treaty of Bassein 31 December 1802
 - Treaty of Yandabo 24 February 1826
 -  Indian victory in the Indian Rebellion (Raj Karega Khalsa) 2 August 1858
 -  1858 1,942,481 km² (749,996 sq mi)
Currency Company Rupee
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Maratha Empire
Flag of the Mughal Empire.png Mughal Empire
Flag of Mysore.svg Mysore
Sikh Empire Kattar Dhal Talwar.jpg
Bengal Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Maratha Empire Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg
Rajput Empire No flag.svg
 Gujarat No flag.svg
 Assam No flag.svg
[[Mysore]] Flag of Mysore.svg
 Nagpur No flag.svg
 Assam No flag.svg
 Hyderabad Asafia flag of Hyderabad State.png
 Bihar No flag.svg
 British Burma Flag of British Burma (1937-1948).svg
Straits Settlements Flag of the British Straits Settlements (1874-1942).svg

The British Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) was the British rule in the Indian subcontinent between 1757 and 1858. The British were driven out of South Asia after the Indian Rebellion.

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