A former British officer who reached in Pakistan along with Raj and halted to become one of its most famous educators, along with the students including Prime Minister Imran Khan, has died in Lahore aged 101 according to the officials.
Major Geoffrey Douglas Langlands was designated to the Indian army during World War ll. He freely offers to stay after independence in 1947, on a while longer for helping train the new Pakistani military. But his brief serving turned into more than seven decades in Pakistan, during which he left the army to become one of the most honored teachers of the country.
He was momentarily abducted in the tribal areas, spent decades constructing a school in the hilly northwest, and for years guided prospective Pakistani Presidents and Prime ministers including Imran Khan at the reputable Aitchison College – known as the Eton of Pakistan of Lahore.
Briefed frequently in the British press, which recorded among other things his daily breakfast of a dish consisting of oatmeal, a poached egg and two cups of Lipton’s tea. At the age of 94 Northwestern Chitral in 2012.
The institution declared on its official website, “ Aitchison College mourns the passing of Major Geoffrey Douglas Langlands, who left us quietly on Wednesday after a brief illness”.
The college told, “ Born on October 21, 1917, and affectionately known to all as ‘The Major’, we acknowledge the life of a soldier, teacher, gentleman, story-teller, mountaineer and humanitarian whose life was devoted in service to others and especially his adopted country Pakistan”.