Reference Entry

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857-1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides

Allen Warren

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Education | Early army career | The siege of Mafeking | Inspector-general of cavalry | Scouting for Boys | The growth of scouting and guiding | The inter-war years | Marriage and family life | Old age | Personality | Assessment

Reference Entry.  4807 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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