Best answer: Which fort was built by the Portuguese?

Name Built Historical rulers
Fort Aguada 1612 Portugal (1612-1961)
Fort Al-Mirani 16th century Portugal (16th century-1650) Ottoman Empire (1552, 1581-1588) Muscat (1650-1820) Muscat & Oman (1820-1892) Britain (1892-1970)
Fort Anjediva 1505 Portugal (1505-1961)
Fort Diu 1535 Portugal (1535-1961)

What major forts were built by Portuguese?

Kochi, Kodungalloor, and Kannur were the major centers of the Portuguese. They constructed forts at these three places. They housed their soldiers and warehouses inside the forts.

What is Portuguese fort system?

These forts were strongholds built to protect and control the maritime trade on the Arabian Sea coast. … Commodities like pepper, textiles, sandalwood and precious jewels were exported, and horses, raw silk, musk and even African slaves were imported via these fortifications.

What were Portuguese forts called?

Asia and Oceania

Name Built Historical rulers
Fort Aguada 1612 Portugal (1612-1961)
Fort Al-Mirani 16th century Portugal (16th century-1650) Ottoman Empire (1552, 1581-1588) Muscat (1650-1820) Muscat & Oman (1820-1892) Britain (1892-1970)
Fort Anjediva 1505 Portugal (1505-1961)
Fort Diu 1535 Portugal (1535-1961)

Who ruled India before Portuguese?

Early history

EIC in India 1612–1757
Company rule in India 1757–1858
British rule in Portuguese India 1797–1813
British Raj 1858–1947
British rule in Burma 1824–1948
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