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Lord Baden-Powell


British Military officer who founded the Son Scouts. A embellished military guy, he fought in the next Boer Battle, the Anglo-Ashanti Wars, the Siege of Mafeking, and many other issues. He 1st experienced scouting during his child years, when he prevented school by monitoring and hunting video game in the wooded regions of his hometown. His “Scouting for Kids” manual became a significant part of youngsters culture. He wedded Olave St. Clair in 1912. He and Olave experienced three children collectively. He and Peter Twinn had been both officials in the English Army.

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Full Name Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
Date Of Birth February 22, 1857
Died January 8, 1941, Nyeri, Kenya
Place Of Birth London, England
Profession War Hero
Education Charterhouse School
Nationality British
Spouse Olave Baden-Powell
Children Betty Clay, Peter Baden-Powell, 2nd Baron Baden-Powell, Heather Grace Baden-Powell
Parents Henrietta Grace Smyth, Baden Powell
Siblings Agnes Baden-Powell, Warington Baden-Powell, Baden Baden-Powell, George Baden-Powell, Frank Baden-Powell, Charlotte Elizabeth Powell, Henrietta Smyth Powell, Jessie Smyth Powell, Laetitia Mary Powell, Baden Henry Powell, Augustus Baden-Powell, John Penrose Smyth Powell, Louisa Ann Powell
Awards Ashanti Star, British South Africa Company Medal, Order of Merit, Order of St Michael and St George, Royal Victorian Order, Order of the Bath
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1 Grandfather of Robert Crause Baden-Powell.
2 Older brother of Agnes Baden-Powell who helped him create the female version of the Boy Scouts, the Girl Guides.
3 Was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1939, however, the Nobel committee ultimately decided not to issue the award to anyone that year because of the start of World War II.
4 Inspiration for The World Scouting Movement.
5 Inspiration for the Boy Scouts of America.
6 Started the Boy Scouts of England with the intent of training boys in survival and outdoors skills.
7 Commanded the British Army during WWI.



Boy Scouts to the Rescue 1917 Robert Baden-Powell



Boardwalk Empire 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode



The Woodpigeon Patrol 1930 Himself
The Man Who Changed His Mind 1928 Short Himself
Boys of the Otter Patrol 1918 Himself
Opening of the Drill Hall in Accrington by General Baden-Powell 1904 Short Himself
Major General Baden-Powell at St. George's Hall 1903 Documentary short Himself
Arrival of Major General Baden-Powell 1901 Documentary short Himself
Baden-Powell's Arrival at Southampton 1901 Documentary short Himself
Earl Roberts and General Baden Powell 1900 Documentary short Himself

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Masterpiece Mystery 2010 TV Series Himself
The Lost World of Mitchell & Kenyon 2005 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Moi, Tintin 1976 Documentary Himself (as Branden Powell)

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