Person    | Male  Born 3/5/1897  Died 6/10/1974

V. K. Krishna Menon

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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V. K. Krishna Menon

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Krishna Menon - N6

Tony Benn knew Menon personally.

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Krishna Menon - NW1

Greater London Borough Council In this house from 1924 to 1947 lived V. K. Kr...

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