He was sometime Governor of Cossimbazar in India, being styled an English nabob by his peers.
5 million pagodas (a pagoda was worth eight shillings) or about £600,000 (at that time) and was a classic example of a nabob.
William Halling (19 March 1744 - 12 April 1796), born Vitus Halling and after 1772 frequently referred to as Brigadér Halling, was a Danish nabob and landowner.
In 1683 Vincent returned to England aboard one of Thomas Pitt's ships to live in a princely style as a rich nabob.
Sir William was a nabob, a self-made man whose fortune was acquired in naval prize money and private commerce from his service with the British East India Company, of which he later became a director.
His death triggered a by-election which was contested by the Scottish Tory nabob James Balfour and the Whig baronet Sir Francis Blake. It was narrowly won by Blake.
... 1775 – 19 April 1845) was a Scottish nabob who became a landowner and politician.
A wealthy nabob Sir Matthew Mite returns to England from India and tries to buy his way into high society.
John Hunter (1724 – 16 December 1802) was a British 'nabob' who became wealthy as a result of trading with India, and subsequently went into politics as deputy chairman of the East India Company and as Member of Parliament (MP) for Leominster.
Another postwar commission was at Daylesford House, the house built by S.P. Cockerell for the Indian nabob Warren Hastings.
The khanate of Khiva considered Karakalpakia to be a nabob and was constantly imposed duties on its people.
Basil Cochrane (22 April 1753 – 12 or 14 August 1826 in Paris, France) was a Scottish civil servant, businessman, inventor, and wealthy nabob of early-19th-century England.
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