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date: 28 October 2020

Petit, Sir Dinshaw Manockjee, first baronetlocked

  • F. H. Brown
  • , revised by A.-M. Misra


Petit, Sir Dinshaw Manockjee, first baronet (1823–1901), cotton merchant and philanthropist in India, was born at Bombay on 30 June 1823, the elder of two sons of Manockjee Nasarwanji Petit (1803–1859), a Parsi merchant, and his wife, Bai Humabai (1809–1851), daughter of J. D. ...

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