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Meinertzhagen, Richard, 1878-1967


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    • Meinertzhagen, R. (Richard), 1878-1967
    • מיינרצהאגן, ריצ׳רד, 1878-
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1878-03-03
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1967-06-17
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Great Britain. Army. King's African Rifles
    • Birth Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) London (England)
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        (naf) England
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        (naf) Great Britain
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        (naf) India
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        (naf) Burma
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        (naf) Kenya
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Africa
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  • Sources

    • found: LCCN 59-35914: His Pirates and predators, 1959(hdg.: Meinertzhagen, Richard, 1878-1967)
    • found: Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution showing the operations, expenditures ... June 30, 1919:p. 339 (Col. R. Meinertzhagen, M.B.O.U.)
    • found: Intelligence notes on British and German East Africa, March, 1916:preface (R. Meinertzhagen, Major, General Staff; General Headquarters, Nairobi)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 16, 2019(Richard Meinertzhagen; Colonel Richard Meinertzhagen, CBE, DSO; born 3 March 1878, London; died 17 June 1967, London; British soldier, intelligence officer and ornithologist; after serving in India and Burma, he was attached to the 3rd (East African) Battalion of the King's African Rifles, and arrived in Mombasa, British East Africa, in May 1902; produced maps, landscape and wildlife drawings; crushed the Nandi Resistance by killing its leader, Koitalel Arap Samoei, at what was supposed to be a truce meeting; sent back to England in 1906 in disgrace; rehabilitated himself, assigned to the Fusiliers' Third Battalion in South Africa in 1907, then Mauritius; by 1913 he was again in India; at beginning of First World War he was posted to the intelligence staff of the British Indian Expeditionary Force; in 1915-1916 he served as chief of British military intelligence for the East Africa theater at Nairobi; assembled a large collection of bird and bird lice specimens, long considered one of Britain's greatest ornithologists; but in the 1990s an analysis of his bird collection at the Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum in Tring, Hertfordshire, revealed large-scale fraud involving theft and falsification)
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    • 1985-09-10: new
    • 2019-05-17: revised
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