Who, among the following Europeans, was the last to come to pre-independence India as traders?

(A) Dutch
(B) English
(C) French
(D) Portuguese

Correct Answer : French
Question Asked : IAS (Pre) 2007
Explanation : Sequence of Europeans who came to Pre-independence India as traders is : (i) Portuguese - 1498 AD. (Ist factory was established in Cochinin 1503 AD.) (ii) Dutch - 1602 AD. (Ist factory was established in Masulipattanam in 1605 AD.) (iii) English - 1600 AD. (Ist factory was established in 1608 in Surat). (iv) French - 1664 AD. (Ist factory was established in 1668 in Surat).
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