The Koh-i-Noor diamond, whose name means “Mountain of Light”.

The Koh-i-Noor diamond, whose name means “Mountain of Light”, had been the prize of Indian rulers from the Mughals to the Persian until it was “presented” to Queen Victoria in 1849 by the son of the Maharaja of Lahore. Critics say the stone, part of the Crown Jewels, could not have been willingly surrendered and was plundered by the British governor general, Lord Dalhousie.

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