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Shyamji Krishna Varma

Person  Male  Born 4/10/1857  Died 30/3/1930

Categories: Nationalism, Politics & Administration

Countries: India

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 developed a successful business. Became a supporter of Nationalism for India and in 1900 bought the house in Highgate and founded India House. Died Geneva.

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Pandit Shyamji Krishna Varma

Thanks to our colleague Alan Patient for the photo of the plaque.

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