College of Fort William was established by which Governor General

(A) Warren Hastings
(B) Lord Cornwallis
(C) Richard Wellesley
(D) William Bentinck

Correct Answer : Richard Wellesley
Question Asked : UPSC CDS 2018 (II)
Explanation : Fort William College (also called the College of Fort William) was an academy and learning centre of Oriental studies established by Lord Welle Sley in 1800, then Governor-General of British India Fort William College aimed at training British officials in Indian languages and, in the process, fostered the development of languages such as Bengali and Urdu.
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