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 fran├žaises (French East India Company). The 1st French factory was established at Surat by Francois Caron in 1668.