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Charles Morgan
Born 1741
Died March 21, 1818(1818-03-21)
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands held Indian Army

Lieutenant General Charles Morgan (1741 - 21 March 1818) was Commander-in-Chief, India.

Military career

Brought up in Caernarfon,[1] Morgan was for many years a senior officer of the Bengal establishment.[2] He officiated as Commander-in-Chief, India from 1797 to 1798[3] at the time that Zaman Shah threatened to invade the Northern Provinces.[4]

He died at Portland Place in London in 1818.[5] There is a monument dedicated to him in St John's Wood Church, near Lord's Cricket Ground, in London.[6]


He married Hannah Wagstaff.[7]


Military offices
Preceded by
Sir Robert Abercromby
Commander-in-Chief, India
Succeeded by
Sir Alured Clarke

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