(1882?–1987), Russian immigrant and purveyor of fish and chips, was said in obituaries in the Irish Times and elsewhere to have been born in 1882 (or perhaps 1884) at Dacha Rurey, near Odessa in the Ukraine, son of a magistrate, and, after briefly studying…...
Butt, Mahmood (‘Mike’)
(1927–88), restaurateur, was born 7 May 1927 in Nairobi, Kenya, into an Islamic Indian family of one daughter and five sons of Ahmed Butt, railway engineer, and Zakia Butt. He was educated at a catholic school in Nairobi. After running a fleet of hire cars…...
Dunlop, Daniel Nicol (1868–1935), businessman and esotericist, was born 28 December
1868 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, only child of Alexander Dunlop, described variously as an architect
or builder, and Catherine Dunlop (née Nicol) (1847–73). His father, a stern
Táherzadeh-Málmírí, Adib (1921–2000), historian of
Faith, was born 29 April
1921 in Yazd, Iran, youngest of
two surviving sons of the four sons and four daughters (three of whom had been killed
during a massacre of Bahá’ís) of Hájí