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Biography Biography

Tipu Sultan
Steps towards Political development
By Prof. Sheik Ali
(Former Vice Chancellor of Goa & Mangalore Universities)

International Relations

External Policy
External Relations
Commercial Relations

Relations with Turkey
Relations with France

Commercial Relations

Mysore situated as it was with  good harbour, produced such valuable, commercial commodities as pepper, cardamom, sandalwood, ivory, silk, & tobacco and also traded in Elephants which were in great demands outside. Tipu developed commercial relations with a number of foreign countries such as Ottoman Empire, China, Muscat, Pegu, Armenia, Jeddah, Ormuz and Basra but more important than these commercial contacts were the political objectives.


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