Waradea Abdurahman South Africa

Biography of Waradea Abdurahman

Waraedea Abdurahman was born in May 1896 in Cape Town, South Africa. She was the daughter of Dr Adbullah Abdurahman, a Glasgow University Medicine graduate and Helen Porter James. Waredea Adburahman’s parents met in Glasgow.

She joined the University of Glasgow to study Medicine in 1920 and graduated in 1927. She went back to South Africa to practice Medicine.

Waradea Abdurahman’s sister Zainunnisa (Cissie) Gool, was a renowned anti-apartheid political and civil rights leader.


Waradea Abdurahman
Born May 1896.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1927; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1927
Record last updated: 8th Apr 2022

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South Africa South Africa, Cape Town
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