V. K. Krishna Menon
Person Male Born 3/5/1897 Died 6/10/1974
Politician who campaigned for India's independence from Britain. Lived in London for 24 years. Member of the Theosophical Society. Born Karela, India. Studied at the LSE. He worked for the publisher Bodley Head and was the founding editor of the Pelican imprint of Penguin Books. St Pancras Borough Councillor 1934 - 1947, Honorary Freeman 1955 (before him only George Bernard Shaw had been so honoured). The longest serving High Commissioner for India in the UK, 1947 - 52.
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