Krishna Menon, V. K. (Vengalil Krishnan), 1897-1974

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V.K. Krishna Menon was an Indian politician. Living in London, he became active in the Indian self-government movement. He served as High Commissioner for India in Great Britain, Indian delegate to the United Nations, and Indian Minister of Defense. Despite certain errors in judgment, he was trusted by Nehru, and did much to establish fledgling India's domestic, foreign, and defense policies.

From the description of V.K. Krishna Menon leaflets and letters to Rajni Patel, 1936-1939. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52434132

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associatedWith Avedon, Richard, 1923- . person
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Dorsett, Graham C., person
associatedWith India League. corporateBody
associatedWith Patel, Rajni M., person
associatedWith Sunderland, Jabez Thomas, 1842-1936. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
India, Asia
Pakistan, Asia
Burma, Asia
India
Bihar, India
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Politicians--Correspondence
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Birth 1896-05-03

Death 1974-10-06

Indians (India)

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