Harry St John Bridger Philby

Harry St John Bridger Philby

Birth
Uva, Sri Lanka
Death 30 Sep 1960 (aged 75)
Bayrūt, Lebanon
Burial Beirut, Bayrūt, Lebanon
Memorial ID 79568509 · View Source
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Arabist, explorer, writer, and British colonial office intelligence officer, also known as Jack Philby or Sheikh Abdullah. He was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied oriental languages under E.G. Browne, and was a friend and classmate of Jawaharlal Nehru, later prime minister of India.


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 79568509
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry St John Bridger Philby (3 Apr 1885–30 Sep 1960), Find a Grave Memorial no. 79568509, citing el Bachoura Cemetery, Beirut, Bayrūt, Lebanon ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .