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Thuku, Harry (1895–1970), Kenyan nationalist politician and farmer, was born near Kambui, Kiambu district, Kenya, to Wanjiku (d. 1934), the fourth wife of Kairianja (d. 1899), an elder of the powerful Gathirimu clan of southern Kikuyu. In the same year Britain...

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Tobin, James (1736/7–1817), sugar planter and pro-slavery campaigner, born in London, was probably the son of a sea captain, James Tobin (1698–1770); his mother may have been a Miss Hope. He was educated at Westminster School and took articles as a solicitor. However, in 1758 he went to ...