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us: Caroe, Olaf, 1892-1981

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  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Olaf Kirkpatrick Kruuse
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Associated Locale

        Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Indian Civil Service
        • Organization: (naf) Tibet Society of the United Kingdom
        • Organization: (naf) Royal Central Asian Society
        • Organization: (naf) Conservative Commonwealth Council (Great Britain)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration
          (naf) Asia
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Colonial administrators
              (lcsh) Asianists
                (lcsh) Middle East specialists
            • Earlier Established Forms

                Caroe, Olaf Kirkpatrick, Sir, 1892-
            • Sources

              • found: His Wells of power, 1951: title page (Olaf Kirkpatrick Caroe)
              • found: Soviet Empire, the Turks of Central Asia and Stalinism, 1953: title page (Olaf Caroe)
              • found: Thee Pathans, 550 B.C.-A.D. 1957, 1958: title page (Olaf Caroe)
              • found: The poems of Khushhal Khan Khatak, 1963: title page (Olaf Caroe)
              • found: Wikipedia, viewed October 11, 2013 (Olaf Caroe ; Sir Olaf Kirkpatrick Kruuse Caroe, KCSI, KCIE (15 November 1892-23 November 1981) was an administrator in British India. He later became a writer on the Middle East and Asia)
              • found: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online, viewed October 11, 2013 (Caroe, Sir Olaf Kirkpatrick Kruuse; educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, entering in 1911; spent the War in India; in 1920 he returned to India as a member of the Indian Civil Service; appointed governor of the North-West Frontier Province in 1946; in retirement Caroe championed Tibetan independence and, after the Lhasa uprising of 1959, founded the Tibet Society of the United Kingdom. He was also a leading member of the Royal Central Asian Society and the Conservative Commonwealth Council)
            • Change Notes

              • 1980-06-25: new
              • 2013-10-15: revised
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