French Colony India, Anglo-French Rivalry - Three Carnatic Wars
French Colony Establishments In India
① Francois Caron established the first French factory in India at Surat in 1667.
② The biggest settlement of French in India was Pondicherry, which was established by Francois Martin in 1674.
③ The title of Nawab was conferred to French Governor Dumas in 1740 by Chanda Sahib because he safeguarded him from Maratha attack.
④ Joseph Francis Dupleix was the greatest French Governor in India.
⑤ The victorious French Army was led by Captain Paradise in the battle of Saint Thome.