Patterson, George

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Patterson, George Gender: M
George Neilson Patterson
born on 19 August 1920 at 17:05 (= 5:05 PM )
Place Falkirk, Scotland, 56n0, 3w48
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 26°20' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 06°14 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 17°32'

George Patterson


Also known as Patterson of Tibet, he was a former Scottish engineer and missionary who served as medical officer and diplomatic representative of the Tibetan resistance movement during the Chinese invasion of Tibet.

The International Campaign for Tibet awarded him their Light of Truth Award on 25 March 2011.

He died on 28 December 2012 (aged 92) at Lesmahagow, Scotland.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Patterson's "Requiem for Tibet" (Aurum Press, 1990), p. 2: "I was born on 19 August 1920, at five minutes past five in the afternoon, . . . At the time we lived in one of a small row of cottages in the town of Falkirk."


  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner (engineer)
  • Vocation : Religion : Missionary
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Light of Truth Award)