HAYDEN, Henry Hubert

HAYDEN, Henry Hubert. Derry 25.7.1869 — Finsteraarhorn, Switserland 12.8.1923 (official date 28.8. when his body was found). Sir. British Geologist in India. Educated at Hilton College in South Africa. Studies of geology at Trinity College in Dublin (B.A.). In 1895 joined the Geological Survey of India. Conducted studies in the Himalayas, in 1907-08 in Afghanistan. In 1910-20 Director of the G.S.I. In 1917-18 President of A.S.B. Retired 1922 and returned to England. C.I.E. 1911, knighted 1920. Hon. Dr.Sc. 1913 Univ. of Calcutta. Died on a climbing expedition.

Publications: Books and articles on geology of India, Tibet and Afghanistan.

– “Notes on some monuments in Afghanistan”, MASB 2:10, 1910, 341-346, 7 pl.

Sources: *T.H.H[olland], Proc. of Royal Soc. Ser. B 96, 1924, xvii-xx; Wikipedia with photo.

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