Hume, Allan Octavian (1829–1912), administrator in India, founder of the Indian National Congress, and ornithologist, was born on 4 June 1829 at St Mary Cray, Kent, seventh child of Joseph Hume MP (1777–1855) and his wife, Maria Burnley (b. 1786). He grew up in the radical family environment of ...
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Subjects: Indian Politics ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism ; Ornithology
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