Indian History

Causes of failure of Portuguese empire in India

1. Lack of strong viceroy after the death of Albuquerque.
2. Corrupt Portuguese administration in India.
3. Establishment of Mughal empire.
4. Rise of Dutch and English power in India as strong rivals.
5. Lack of sufficient resources.
6. Coming of Portugal under the control of Spain in 1580.
7. Religious policy of the Portuguese.