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Peter Markham Scott

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt Robert Falcon Scott, CVO, RN and Edith Agnes Kathleen Young, Baroness Kennet
Husband of Felicity Philippa Scott
Ex-husband of Elizabeth Jane Howard, CBE
Father of <private> Scott; <private> Clutton-Brock (Scott) and <private> Scott
Half brother of Wayland Hilton Young, 2nd Baron Kennet

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Peter Markham Scott

Sir Peter Markham Scott, CH, CBE, DSC and Bar, MID, FRS, FZS, (14 September 1909 – 29 August 1989) was a British ornithologist, conservationist, painter, naval officer and sportsman.

Scott was knighted in 1973 for his contribution to the conservation of wild animals. He had been a founder of the World Wildlife Fund, a founder of several wetlands bird sanctuaries in Britain, and an influence on international conservation.[1] He received the WWF Gold Medal and the J. Paul Getty Prize for his work.


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