Library of Congress

Authorities & Vocabularies

The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File

From Library of Congress Name Authority File


us: Dadoo, Yusuf Mohamed, 1909-1983


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Yusuf Mohamed Dadoo, 1909-1983
    • us: Yusuf Dadoo, 1909-1983
    • us: Dadoo, Y. M. (Yusuf Mohamed), 1909-1983
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1909
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1983-09
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Krugersdorp (South Africa)
    • Death Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Africa
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Non-European United Front
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Communist Party of South Africa
        • Organization: (naf) Transvaal Indian Congress
        • Organization: (naf) South African Indian Congress
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Politicians
          (lcsh) Revolutionaries
            (lcsh) Physicians
              (lcsh) Herbalists
          • Sources

            • found: His South Africa's freedom struggle ... c1990: t.p. (Yusuf Mohamed Dadoo) p. xvi (Dr. Dadoo; Yusuf Dadoo; b. 9/5/1909) p. xxiv (d. 9/19/1983)
            • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed December 21, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Dadoo, Yusuf Mohamed; Mota; Doc; communist, political figure, revolutionary, eclectic physician; born 1909 in Krugersdorp, South Africa; matriculated at Aligarh Muslim College in India; graduated with Glasgow and Edinburgh medical degrees (1936); returned to South Africa (1936); cofounded the Non-European United Front (1938); joined the Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA) (1939); went to prison several times (1940, 1941, 1946, 1948); elected to lead a National Anti-Pass Council; elected president on Transvaal Indian Congress (TIC); elected president of South African Indian Congress (SAIC) (1950); awarded with the ANC's highest honor- Isitwalandwe (1955); led the South African Communist Party (SACP) (1972); died September 1983 in London, England)
          • Change Notes

            • 1991-09-18: new
            • 2016-11-17: revised
          • Alternate Formats