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Alexander, Michael Charles, (20 Nov. 1920–19 Dec. 2004), writer  

Born 20 Nov. 1920; s of late Rear-Adm. Charles Otway Alexander and Antonia Geermans; m 1963, Sarah Wignall (marr. diss.); one adopted d; died 19 Dec. 2004

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Stowe; RMC, Sandhurst; Oflag IVC, Colditz...

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Clarke, Sir Arthur (Charles), (16 Dec. 1917–19 March 2008)  

Kt 1998; CBE 1989

Born 16 Dec. 1917; s of Charles Wright Clarke and Nora Mary Willis; m 1953, Marilyn Mayfield (marr. diss. 1964); died 19 March 2008

Huish’s Grammar Sch., Taunton; King’s Coll., London (BSc; FKC ...

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Harrer, Prof. Heinrich, (6 July 1912–7 Jan. 2006), author and explorer; awarded title of Professor by President of Austrian Republic, 1964  

Born Hüttenberg, 6 July 1912; m 1st, 1938, Charlotte Wegener (marr. diss.); one s; 2nd, 1953, Margaretha Truxa (marr. diss. 1958); 3rd, 1962, Katharina Haarhaus; ...

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Hillary, Sir Edmund (Percival), (20 July 1919–11 Jan. 2008), author; lecturer; mountaineer  

KG 1995; ONZ 1987; KBE 1953

Born 20 July 1919; s of Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Hillary (née Clark); m 1st, 1953, Louise Mary Rose (d 1975...

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Hopkirk, Peter, (15 Dec. 1930–22 Aug. 2014), author and traveller  

Born 15 Dec. 1930; s of Rev. Frank Stuart Hopkirk and Mary Hopkirk; m 1970, Kathleen Partridge; one s one d, and one s one d from previous marriages; died...

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Kearton, Cherry, (8 July 1871–27 Sept. 1940), naturalist, author explorer, inventor, photographer, and lecturer  

Born Thwaite Swaledale, Yorkshire, 8 July 1871; 4th s of John Kearton, yeoman farmer, and Mary Kearton; m 1923, Ada Forrest, FRAM, d of James Forrest, Natal, South Africa; ...

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Kingdon-Ward, F., (6 Nov. 1885–8 April 1958), plant explorer, botanist, and author  

OBE 1952; MA (Cantab.); Hon. FRGS; FLS; VMH

Born 6 Nov. 1885; s of late Prof. Marshall Ward, FRS, ScD; m; two d; m 1947...

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Lumholtz, Carl, (1851–5 May 1922), explorer and author  

Born near Lillehammer, in the central part of Norway, 1851; died 5 May 1922

explorer and author

Lillehammer Latin og Realskole; University of Christiania

Sent by the Museums of Christiania University to Australia as zoological collector, ...

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Mitchell-Hedges, Frederick Albert, (22 Oct. 1882–12 June 1959), Explorer and Author  

Born 22 Oct. 1882; s of John Hedges, of Stewkley, Bucks; m 1906, Lilian Agnes Clarke; one s; died 12 June 1959

Explorer and Author...

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Price, Willard de Mille, (28 July 1887–14 Oct. 1983), explorer, naturalist, author  

Born Peterboro, Ontario, Canada, 28 July 1887; s of Albert Melancthon Price, and Estella Martin; m 1st, 1914, Eugenia Reeve (d 1929), Willoughby, Ohio; one s; 2nd, 1932...

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Scott, J(ames) M(aurice), (13 Dec. 1906–12 March 1986), author and explorer  

OBE 1945; MA

Born 13 Dec. 1906; m 1933, Pamela Watkins (marr. diss. 1958); m 1959, Adriana Rinaldi; died 12 March 1986

author and explorer...

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Verrill, Alpheus Hyatt, (23 July 1871–14 Nov. 1954), author, artist, ethnologist, archæologist, explorer  

Born New Haven, Conn., USA, 23 July 1871; s of Professor Addison E. Verrill, and Flora L. Smith; m 1st, 1892, Kathryn L. McCarthy; three c; 2nd, 1944, Lida Ruth Shaw; ...