Who was warren hastings
He was the first governor general of India in Bengal
Warren Hastings (6 December 1732-22 August 1818), the prominent English statesman, was the first Governor-general of Bengal at Fort William , from 1772 to 1780. Born at a poor family he faced many hurdles. He was a contemporary of the future prime ministers LORD SHELBUNE and the DUKE OF PORTLAND when he studied at Westminister school. He was appointed as governor-general by MONARCH GEORGE III.