Person    | Male  Born 4/9/1825  Died 30/6/1917

Dadabhai Naoroji

Categories: Politics & Administration, Race Issues

Countries: India

The first Asian elected to the House of Commons, representing Central Finsbury for the Liberal Party from 1892 - 1895. This was 4 years after the Prime Minister, Lord Salisbury, had said that black men should not and would not be elected to Parliament.
He has a statue in Mumbai.

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Dadabhai Naoroji

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Dadabhai Naoroji

Historic Site The first Asian elected to the House of Commons was Dadabhai N...

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