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India House

Categories: Nationalism, Politics & Administration

Countries: India

An informal Indian nationalist organisation founded in 1905 by Shyamji Krishna Varma at 65 Cromwell Avenue. The term is also used to describe the building in Highgate where many of the student adherents lived and from where the organisation operated. Opened by Henry Hyndman. It was here that Varma founded the Indian Home Rule Society in 1905. In October 1906 Gandhi visited India House and met Savarkar.

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India House

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India House - in India

This town is the birthplace of Shyamji Krishna Varma, who founded India House.

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Savarkar at India House

Savarkar was here from 1906 to 1909. The plaque was unveiled by Lord Fenner B...

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Shyamji Krishna Varma

Shyamji Krishna Varma

Born Gujarat, India. Revolutionary, lawyer, journalist. In 1877 he received the title of 'pandit', a Sanskrit scholar, and came to Oxford for a few years. Returned to India, studied law and develop...

Person, Nationalism, Politics & Administration, India

2 memorials
Czechoslovak Government in Exile

Czechoslovak Government in Exile

The informal title of the Czechoslovak National Liberation Committee. It was originally created by the former Czechoslovak president Edvard Beneš in Paris, in October 1939. Unsuccessful negotiation...

Group, Nationalism, Politics & Administration, Czechoslovakia, France

1 memorial
Guy Fawkes

Guy Fawkes

Born a protestant in York but became a Catholic when his widowed mother married a Catholic. A professional soldier, he fought for Spain but when he realised that Spain would not invade Britain and ...

Person, Execution, Nationalism, Seriously Famous

1 memorial
Serbian Council of Great Britain

Serbian Council of Great Britain

An independent, non-profit, and non-political organisation established to promote the interests of the Serbian community in Great Britain. Founded in London after intensive consultations with the S...

Group, Community / Clubs, Nationalism, Serbia

1 memorial
Jose de San Martin

Jose de San Martin

Soldier and statesman. Born in present-day Argentina. An officer in the Spanish army but then a major player in the battle for independence from Spain for Argentina in 1812 and Chile in 1818. He fo...

Person, Nationalism, Politics & Administration, Argentina, Chile, France, Peru

3 memorials