Zakir Husain

Zakir Husain

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A rare original vintage 1969 index card, clearly signed and dated in ink by Zakir Husain WITH typed secretarial letter on headed paper and mailing envelope


From the wonderful Michael Pinchbeck collection. This amazing collection consisted of over 2000+ music / entertainment / sport / politics & pioneers autographs on index cards / books / letters & photographs. All obtained in-person and through the post by him for 50+ years between the 1950s-1990s. The majority are dedicated to him and date stamped. As part of his archiving, there are numerous letters that help support the history and provenance of his lifetime dedication to the hobby of autograph collecting. Date notation is March 1969. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA   


11x9cm Index Card




About Zakir Husain

Zakir Husain

ZAKIR HUSAIN d1969. Indian economist and politician who served as the third president of India from 13th May 1967 until his death on 3rd May 1969. He previously served as the governor of Bihar from 1957 to 1962 and as the second vice president of India from 1962 to 1967. He was also the co-founder of Jamia Milia Islamia, serving as its vice-chancellor from 1928. Under Husain, Jamia became closely associated with the Indian freedom movement. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna (India's highest civilian honour) in 1963. He was the first Muslim president of India and the first Indian president to die in office


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