Who founded the French factory in India?

Who had founded first French company in India?

French East India Company

Company flag
Coat of Arms Motto: Florebo quocumque ferar Latin for “I will flourish wherever I will be brought”
Industry Trade
Founded 1 September 1664
Founder Jean-Baptiste Colbert

Who founded the French East India Company?

Who established first factory in India?

The French set up their first factory at Surat in 1668 and after one year they set up their second factory at Masulipatnam in 1669. Portuguese established their first factory in India at Calicut in 1500 AD and second at Cochin. Dutch established their first factory in Masulipattanam in 1605 AD.

Who came first to India British or French?

French East India Company was set up in 1664 during the French ruler Louis XIV, with the support of his Finance Minister Colbert. It was a government company. 1st French settlement in India was at Surat (1668) and 2nd at Masulipatnam (1669).

European Powers That Came To India.

Sr. No. 1.
Fort Fort St. George (British)
Year 1664
Place Chennai

Who gave Pondicherry to French?

François Martin (1634–31 December 1706) was the first Governor General of Pondicherry. In 1673, Sher Khan Lodi, the governor of Valokondapuranam under the sultan of Bijapur granted Francois martin, director of the Masulipatnam, a site for a settlement. He founded Pondicherry, the future capital of French India in 1674.

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