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. 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.