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date: 06 March 2021

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powelllocked

(1857–1941)
  • Allen Warren

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Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, was born at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington, London, on 22 February 1857, the sixth son of the Revd Baden Powell (1796–1860), Savilian professor of geometry at ...

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