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Robert Baden-Powell

Data de nascimento: 22. Fevereiro 1857
Data de falecimento: 8. Janeiro 1941

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell ComC foi um tenente-general do Exército Britânico, fundador do escotismo[3].

Seu pai era o reverendo Baden Powell, professor catedrático em Oxford. Sua mãe era filha do almirante inglês W. T. Smyth. Seu bisavô, Joseph Brewer Smyth, tinha ido como colonizador para Nova Jersey mas voltou para a Inglaterra e naufragou na viagem de regresso.

Seu pai morreu quando Robert Baden-Powell tinha apenas 3 anos, deixando a sua mãe com sete filhos, dos quais o mais velho tinha 12 anos e o mais novo apenas 1 mês de vida. Robert viveu uma bela vida ao ar livre com seus quatro irmãos, excursionando e acampando com eles em muitos lugares da Inglaterra.

Em 1870 Baden-Powell ingressou na Escola Charterhouse em Londres com uma bolsa de estudos. Não era um estudante que se destacasse especialmente dos outros, mas era um dos mais vivos.

Após a Segunda guerra mundial, O nome de Robert foi encontrado no Livro Negro, sendo ele também, um dos alvos do Terceiro Reich.

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lieutenant-general in the British Army, writer, founder a... 1857 – 1941
„If you have ever seen the play Peter Pan you will remember how the pirate chief was always making his dying speech because he was afraid that possibly when the time came for him to die he might not have time to get it off his chest. It is much the same with me, and so, although I am not at this moment dying, I shall be doing so one of these days and I want to send you a parting word of goodbye.

Remember, it is the last you will ever hear from me, so think it over.

I have had a most happy life and I want each one of you to have as happy a life too.

I believe that God put us in this jolly world to be happy and enjoy life. Happiness doesn't come from being rich, nor merely from being successful in your career, nor by self-indulgence. One step towards happiness is to make yourself healthy and strong while you are a boy, so that you can be useful and so can enjoy life when you are a man.

Nature study will show you how full of beautiful and wonderful things God has made the world for you to enjoy. Be contented with what you have got and make the best of it. Look on the bright side of things instead of the gloomy one.

But the real way to get happiness is by giving out happiness to other people. Try and leave this world a little better than you found it and when your turn come to die, you can die happy in feeling that at any rate you have not wasted your time but have done your best. "Be Prepared" in this way, to live happy and to die happy - stick to your Scout promise always - even after you have ceased to be a boy - and God help you do it.“

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Robert Baden-Powell13
lieutenant-general in the British Army, writer, founder a... 1857 – 1941






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