Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Sake Dean Mahomed

Today's Google doodle informs of the 260th birth anniversary of Sake Dean Mohamed,  arguably the first Indian immigrant to the Western world. Born this day in 1759 at Patna in Bengal Presidency of British India, he was a traveller, surgeon and entrepreneur.
He is credited with introducing Indian cuisine and shampoo bath to Europe and the West.He was also the first Indian to write and publish a book in English.His book  'Travels of Dean Mahomed' published in 1794.
He died in Sussex, England in 1851 aged 92.
Our humble tributes !

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