Kavalam Madhava Panikkar
Sardar Kavalam Madhava Panikkar (or K. M. Panikkar) was an Indian scholar, journalist, historian, administrator and diplomat. He was born to Puthillathu Parameswaran Namboodiri and Chalayil Kunjikutti Kunjamma in the Kingdom of Travancore, then a princely state in the British Indian Empire on June 3,1895.
Early Life and Education
Panikkar completed his basic studies at Kottayam and Madras and then read history at Christ Church, University of Oxford. After Oxford, Panikkar read for the bar at the Middle Temple, London.
He was the first president of the Kerala Sahitya academy. After his studies, Panikkar travelled to Portugal and Holland to research the ... more »
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