Olave Baden-Powell

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Birthday
22, 1889
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 25, 1977 (88)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1889
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 25, 1977 (88)

About

Became famous for marrying Lord Baden-Powell. She later became the force behind the Girl Guides and the Girl Scouts.

Before Fame

She grew up interested in tennis, swimming, football, skating, and canoeing as well as playing the violin.

Trivia

She was made Chief Guide for Britain in 1918.

Family Life

She was born into a wealthy family, but moved around a lot with them in her early years. She had three children, Arthur, Heather and Betty.

Associated With

King George V awarded her with the Dame Grand Cross of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1932 for her volunteer work.

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