- Author: H. G. Keene
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The Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan
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“The Fall of the Moghal Empire of Hindustan” is detailed account of the last days of the Islamic Moghul Empire after the death of Aurengzeb till the end of the 18th century and the dawn of British colonial power in the area. Henry George Keene (1781–1864) was an English employee of the East India Company, as soldier, civil servant, and orientalist. He was known as a Persian scholar, and also was a churchman and academic. In 1824 Keene became professor of Arabic and Persian at the East India College, Haileybury, where he was later appointed registrar. There his celebrity attracted visitors. In 1834 he resigned his posts at Haileybury, and went to live at Tunbridge Wells, where he spent the rest of his life. He died there on 29 January 1864. He has written quite a few books on history of Hindustan.