Ismail Abdurahman South Africa

Biography of Ismail Abdurahman

Ismail Abdurahman MB ChB 1914
Ismail Abdurahman MB ChB 1914

Ismail Abdurahman was born at Cape Town, on 16 October 1888. He was the younger brother of Abdullah Abdurahman.

He enrolled at the University in 1909 in Medicine and graduated MB ChB in 1915.

Upon his return to South Africa, he joined his brother in practice at Cape Town, and like his brother he became involved in South African politics, becoming President of the Federated Progress Association of South Africa.


Archival Materials

  • DC225/1/12
  • University of Glasgow Archives Overseas Database


Ismail Abdurahman
Born 16 October 1888.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1915; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1915
Record last updated: 8th Apr 2022

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South Africa South Africa, Cape Town
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