Simon D'Lima

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Simon D’Lima
Born 18 March 1924
Karachi, Pakistan
Died 9 December 2013
Venice, Florida, USA
Residence Karachi
Education Bachelor of Education
Alma mater Karachi University
Occupation Teacher and principal
Years active 1950-2000
Employer St Patrick's High School, Karachi (till 1970)
Known for Principal, PAF Model School (Fazaia Degree College)
Notable work Founder, St Peters High School, Karachi

Simon D’Lima (18 March 1924 – 9 December 2013) was a Pakistani veteran school teacher and principal.

He was born on 18 March 1924 in Karachi, Pakistan to Liberata Sequeira and Michael D’Lima. He was educated in Karachi, where he earned a Bachelor of Education degree.[1] He started teaching mathematics at St Patrick's High School, Karachi in the 1950s.[2] After more than 20 years he left to become Principal of PAF Model School, Karachi. He later founded St Peters High School in Karachi. He taught for over 50 years.[3]

D’Lima also taught former President Pervez Musharraf, prime ministers Mohammad Khan Junejo and Shaukat Aziz, and many other luminaries at the three educational institutions.[4]

D’Lima died on 9 December 2013 in Venice, Florida in the United States.[5]