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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Ali Mohammed Abbas

1922 - 1979

 
 
Ali Mohammed Abbas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 18, 2018
1. Ali Mohammed Abbas Marker
Inscription.
Barrister and
one of the founders
of Pakistan
lived here
1945-1979

 
Erected by Camden Borough Council.
 
Location. 51° 31.5′ N, 0° 7.791′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Tavistock Square just south of Endsleigh Place, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 Tavistock Square, London Borough of Camden, England WC1H 9EZ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Maynard Keynes (within shouting distance of this marker); Noor Inayat Khan (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Bloomsbury Group (about 90 meters away); Virginia Woolf (about 90 meters away); Lytton Strachey (about 90 meters away); Welcome to Tavistock Square (about 90 meters away); In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen (about 90 meters away); Charles Dickens (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Also see . . .  Ali Mohammed Abbas (Making Britain - Open University). "Ali Mohammed Abbas went to London towards the end of the Second World War to study law. He joined the All-India
Ali Mohammed Abbas Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 18, 2018
2. Ali Mohammed Abbas Marker - Wide View
Muslim League in London and edited newspapers (Our Home and the Voice of Pakistan) from London. With the creation of Pakistan on 14 August 1947, Abbas used his flat in Tavistock Square as an unofficial Pakistan embassy until an embassy was set up. He remained in England after independence and practised as a barrister. With the help of local councils, Abbas set up twenty-eight schools all over England to enable Pakistanis to speak, read and write in English." (Submitted on March 23, 2018.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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