George Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl of Minto (1751-1814)
India Office, Whitehall, London
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Minto served as Governor-General of India in 1806 until his retirement in 1813. "His period in office saw the consolidation of British power in the subcontinent and, in prosecution of the Napoleonic wars, the extension of influence into south-east Asia" (Cannon 439).