Who among the following was the founder of French East India Company for trade in India?

Who among the following was the founder of French East India Company for trade in India?
[A] Colbert
[B] Francois Martin
[C] Francois Caron
[D] De La Haye

Colbert
The founder of French East India Company for trade in India was Colbert in 1664. Colbert served as the French Controller-General of Finances from 1665 to 1683, and created the Compagnie des Indes Orientales françaises (French East India Company). The 1st French factory was established at Surat by Francois Caron in 1668.

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