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About Robert Falcon Scott
Robert Falcon Scott was a celebrated British Naval Officer and explorer who was regarded as a British hero for leading two expeditions to the Antarctica. He tragically lost his life during his second expedition, the Terra Nova Expedition. He was attempting to use that expedition to become the first person to make it to the South Pole.
He was the third of six children born to Hannah and John Edward Scott. He married sculptress and socialite Kathleen Bruce in 1908. The couple's only child Peter Markham Scott was born in 1909.
He and his team members died of starvation and exposure on their journey back from the South Pole. Their bodies were not discovered until eight months later. According to experts, based on how their bodies were discovered, Scott was the last of his comrades to die.
His only son Peter Scott later founded the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
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Famous quotes by Robert Falcon Scott
But take comfort in that I die at peace with the world and myself - not afraid.Robert Falcon Scott
Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.Robert Falcon Scott
Hunger and fear are the only realities in dog life: an empty stomach makes a fierce dog.Robert Falcon Scott
I can imagine few things more trying to the patience than the long wasted days of waiting.Robert Falcon Scott
We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past.Robert Falcon Scott
Robert Falcon Scott's Popularity
Robert Falcon Scott was a famous English navy officer and explorer, who was born on June 6, 1868. As a person born on this date, Robert Falcon Scott is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (June 6) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1868).
People born on June 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Robert Falcon Scott is the 794th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Robert Falcon Scott's birthday, Robert Falcon Scott is the 651st most famous English.
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