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Colladon, Sir John [Jean] (1608–1675), physician and political agent, was born on 19 March 1608 in the republic of Geneva, the son of Esaïe Colladon (1562–1611), professor of philosophy at the Geneva Academy, and his wife, Marie, daughter of Antoine Chauve, a minister in the ...

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Datta, Sukha Sagar [Sukhsagar] (1890–1967), medical practitioner and political activist, was born in Bengal, the youngest son in the family of three sons and two daughters of Dwijadas Datta (b. 1856), professor of agriculture, and his wife, Muktakeshi, daughter of a ...

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Ganguly [née Basu], Kadambini (c. 1862–1923), physician and political activist, was born in Bhagalpur, a town in eastern India (now in the state of Bihar) where her father, Brajakishore Basu, was headmaster of a school. He was an active member of the reformist ...

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Lynn, Kathleen (1874–1955), physician and political activist, was born on 28 January 1874 at Mullafarry, near Killala, co. Mayo, Ireland, the second of four children of Robert Lynn (d. 1923), an Anglican clergyman, and his wife, Katharine Wynne (d. 1915). By 1886 the family had moved to ...

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Prem, Dhani Ram (1904–1979), medical practitioner and political activist, was born in Aligarh, India, on 26 September 1904. He joined the national movement for Indian independence in 1920 and was imprisoned as a teenager for one year for sedition. Educated at Jamia Millia...

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Dhani Ram Prem (1904–1979) by unknown photographer reproduced with the permission of Birmingham Libraries & Archives

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Rickards, Esther (1893–1977), surgeon and socialist activist, was born on 13 July 1893 at 13 James Street, Paddington, London, one of seven children of John Edward Rickards (d. 1903?), veterinary surgeon, and his wife, Annie, formerly Somers. John Rickards had converted to Judaism in order to marry....