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17 June in History: Death of Lord William Bentinck

The first Governor-General of India, Lord William Bentinck died on 17 June 1839 in Paris. He is most remembered for his abolition of Sati. Lord William Bentinck William Bentinck was born on 14 September 1774 at Buckinghamshire, England to William Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland and Lady Dorothy. His father was a Prime Minister of… Continue reading 17 June in History: Death of Lord William Bentinck