List of Ancient ambassador in India

 

 

1. Durate Barbosa (1500-1516 AD):
  • Durate Barbosa was a tourist FROM Portuguese.
  • He gave acomprahensice description of the Vijaynagar Empire’s government and people.

 

2. Dominigo Paes (Portuguese) (1520-1522 AD):
  • Dominigo Paes was a tourist from Portuguese.
  • He visited the court of Sri Krishnadeva Raya of Vijayanagara of Tuluva Dynasty.

 

3. Fernao Nuniz (Portuguese) (1535-1537 AD):
  • He was a merchant from Portuguese.
  • He wrote the earliest and closing years of Achyutdeva Raya’s reign of Tuluv Dynasty.

 

4. John Hughen Von Linschotten (British) (1583 AD):
  • A Dutch traveler, give a vivid account of the social and economic life of South India.

 

5. William Hawkins (1608-1611 AD):
  • William Hawkins was an ambassador of British King James I.
  • He sent him to court of Jahangir the Mughal Emperor (1609).

 

6. Sir Thomas Roe (British)  (1615-1619 AD):
  • He was an ambassador of James I (The King of England) at the court of Jahangir.

 

7. Fransciso Palsaert (1620-1627 AD):
  • He was a Foreign Envoy from Dutch.
  • He lived in Agra and gave a comprehensive account of flourishing trade at Ahmedabad, Surat, Broach Cambay, Multan, Lahore etc.

 

8. Peter Mundy (1630-34 AD):

 

  • He was an Italian tourist. He visited Mughal empire in the reign of Shahjahan.
  • He gave a ivi account of the living conditions of the people in Mughal Empire.

 

9. John Albert de Mandesto (1638 AD):
  • He was Foreign Envoy from Germany.
  • He visited Surat in 1638.

 

10. Jeen Baptiste Travernier (1638-1663 AD):
  • Travernier was a French traveler.
  • He explained the reign of Shahjahan and Aurangzeb.

 

11. Nicolao Manucci (1653-1708 AD):
  • He was a traveler Italy.
  • He stayed at the court of Dara Shikoh.

 

12.  François Bernier (1656-1717 AD):
  • Francois Bernier was a French physician and philosopher.His patron was Danishamand Khan, a noble of Aurangzeb.

     

     

     

     

 

13.  Jean de Thevenot (1666 AD):
  • He was French tourist.He gave a vivid account of cities like Cambay, Ahmedabad, Goloconda and Aurangabad.

     

     

     

     

    14. John Fryer (1672-1681 AD):
  • He was an English traveler.He gave a good account of Surat and Bombay.

     

     

     

     

    15. Gemelli Careri (1693 AD):
  • He was an Italian traveler.
    He explained Mughal emperor’s military organization and administration
16. Jean de Thevenot (1666 AD):
  • He was French tourist.
  • He gave a vivid account of cities like Cambay, Ahmedabad, Goloconda and Aurangabad.

 

17. John Fryer (1672-1681 AD):
  • He was an English traveler.He gave a good account of Surat and Bombay.

 

18. Gemelli Careri (1693 AD):
  • He was an Italian traveler.
  • He explained Mughal emperor’s military organization and administration

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