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Duma, Dervish (1908–1998), diplomatist and leader of the Albanian community in Britain  

Robert Elsie and Bejtullah D. Destani

Duma, Dervish (1908–1998), diplomatist and leader of the Albanian community in Britain, was born on 4 July 1908 in Borsh on the southern coast of Albania, then still part of the Ottoman empire, the son of Emin Duma (d. 1922), from a local landowning family. In 1914 the village of ...

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Freeman [née Dove; first married name Wheeler], Catherine Sheila (1931–2020), television producer, broadcasting executive, and diplomatic hostess  

Hugh Purcell

Freeman [née Dove; first married name Wheeler], Catherine Sheila (1931–2020), television producer, broadcasting executive, and diplomatic hostess, was born on 10 August 1931 in Penang, Malaya, the daughter of Harold Dove (1888–1966), manager of a rubber plantation and vice-chairman of ...

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Murray, Sir (Francis) Ralph Hay (1908–1983), radio broadcaster and diplomatist  

Michael T. Thornhill

Murray, Sir (Francis) Ralph Hay (1908–1983), radio broadcaster and diplomatist, was born at the rectory in Partney, Lincolnshire, on 3 March 1908, the elder son and second of three surviving children of the Revd Charles Hay Murray (1869–1923), a high-church Anglican clergyman, and his wife, ...