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Hume, Allan Octavian, 1829-1912

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Personal name headingHume, Allan Octavian, 1829-1912
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Variant(s)Hume, A. O. (Allan Octavian), 1829-1912
Hume, Allan, 1829-1912
Associated countryGreat Britain India
Address4, Kingswood Road, Upper Norwood London England
Birth date1829-06-06
Death date1912-07-31
Place of birthSt. Mary Cray (London, England)
Place of deathLondon (England)
Field of activityCivil service Ornithology
AffiliationIndian National Congress
Profession or occupationCivil servant
Found inAllan Octavian Hume, C.B., "Father of the Indian National Congress," 1829 to 1912, 1913
My scrap book: or rough notes on Indian oology and ornithology, 1869-1870: t.p. (Allan Hume)
Wikipedia, viewed 1 Aug. 2016 (Allan Octavian Hume CB (6 June 1829 - 31 July 1912) was a civil servant, political reformer, ornithologist and botanist who worked in British India. He was one of the founders of the Indian National Congress, a political party that was later to lead in the Indian independence movement. A notable ornithologist, Hume has been called "the Father of Indian Ornithology". Hume was born at St Mary Cray, Kent. He left India in 1894 and settled at The Chalet, 4, Kingswood Road, Upper Norwood in London. He died at the age of eighty-three on 31 July 1912. )
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