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Posted: 30 Mar 05, 03:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I am a little confused about Freddie's ethnicity Is he of Indian (India) ancestery or Iranian or both. I have been a queen fan for quite some time. I am only 26 years old and was very young when Freddie died but he was always a mystery to me. Here is a great article about Freddie is helping change an entire nation! http://www.sunherald.com/mld/thesunherald/9487201.htm

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Posted: 30 Mar 05, 04:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Farookh Bulsara was a Pars.

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Posted: 30 Mar 05, 04:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think he is considered as Indian, but he belongs to an ethnic group called Parsi. The Parsi people came to India a long long time ago roughly when Islam drove away Parsiism in Iran. Well, that's why he perhaps looks different from the typical Indians you imagine, looks more like Middle East people. I am very interested in this subject. I got more interested in Freddie after knowing he is not European, you know I never had imagined that he is not "English".

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Posted: 30 Mar 05, 04:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah since Freddie was a avid fan of british monarchy I would assume that he was born and raised in the UK and nowhere else.

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Posted: 30 Mar 05, 06:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh, yes...I know what you mean. Isn't it very surprizing that he was born in Zanzibar,Tanzania and grown up in India? I know he was an avid fan of British monarchy. I think it's due to a kind of yearing feeling toward GB which people under the British colonies tend to have. I read somewhere that Freddie tried to forget his roots, I mean he was trying to erase his background. I think it's pretty sad because I believe that made him more attractive.

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Posted: 30 Mar 05, 08:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ayano wrote:

I think it's due to a kind of yearning feeling toward GB which people under the British colonies tend to have.


i think you'll find that most former colonies were glad to see the back of the UK

after all, we only handed them back when we'd bled the countries dry of anything worthwhile

Ireland, India, Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Australia, - you really think these places long for the good old days? LOL


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Posted: 30 Mar 05, 08:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

QUEENFANLos Angeles wrote:

Yeah since Freddie was a avid fan of british monarchy I would assume that he was born and raised in the UK and nowhere else.

who's Freddie?


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Posted: 30 Mar 05, 08:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<B><font color=#ff7f00>Brenski</B> wrote:


Ireland, India, Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Australia, - you really think these places long for the good old days?


Northern Ireland is still under english occupation.

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Posted: 30 Mar 05, 09:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<B><font color=#ff7f00>Brenski</B> wrote:

ayano wrote:

I think it's due to a kind of yearning feeling toward GB which people under the British colonies tend to have.


i think you'll find that most former colonies were glad to see the back of the UK

after all, we only handed them back when we'd bled the countries dry of anything worthwhile

Ireland, India, Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Australia, - you really think these places long for the good old days? LOL


Well, Brenski,From the objective view, Britain sucked the most of the wealth from these colonies. Yet it's also true Britain brought a lot of things to them such as English language(which they thank a lot today, I believe) , systems, infrastructure etc as well. I have many friends from those countries but it seems they have good feeling to Britain. So I said like above... Forgive me if my idea is out of point,you see I am from the edge of the Far East.

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Posted: 30 Mar 05, 10:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie was born in the small Indian-ocean island of Zanzibar, near Tanzania. Zanzibar was a British colony where were living some African, Indian, Arabic and Parsi people. Freddie and his family were Parsi and belong to the religion of Zoroastianism like other Parsi people. Originally, Parsi were the people who left Persia in 7th and 8th Century so they wouldn't be converted to Islam. In 1964 when Freddie was 18, Independence was declared in Zanzibar and that's the year where Freddie and his family moved to England.

That's the infos I had about it...


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Posted: 31 Mar 05, 08:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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QUEENFANLos Angeles wrote:

Yeah since Freddie was a avid fan of british monarchy I would assume that he was born and raised in the UK and nowhere else.

who's Freddie?



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Posted: 31 Mar 05, 14:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Sonia^Doris^ (hm... mh! ah! oops - :S) wrote:

QUEENFANLos Angeles wrote:

Yeah since Freddie was a avid fan of british monarchy I would assume that he was born and raised in the UK and nowhere else.

who's Freddie?


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Posted: 02 Apr 05, 05:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie Krueger Stupid!

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Posted: 02 Apr 05, 08:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

born in tanzania, grow up in india, emigrated to england.

i'd say he was indian, hell, so am I =]

Farokh Bulsara (Bulsara is a town near Mumbai)

"Parsees can indeed trace their origins back to Persia, but only if they turn the clock back an entire millennium, to the 9th century in most cases, when the first boatloads of persecuted religious refugees from the northern deserts landed on the Gujarati coast. Since then, the Parsees have had a thousand years to become indelibly Indian. Which is what Freddie Mercury was as well. He did not arrive in Britain until he was 17. And most of his formative years were spent a short bus journey away from Bombay."

http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Stadium/5025/Bulsaras.html

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Posted: 02 Apr 05, 08:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 02 Apr 05, 09:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

vanush wrote:

born in tanzania

Born on Zanzibar.