Baden-Powell (/ /) is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- The Rev. Prof. Baden Powell (mathematician) (1796–1860), mathematician, clergyman and liberal theologian. His surname was simply POWELL; his first name, Baden, came from his father's father's mother's mother's maiden name, and was often used as a first name in the family. After his death, his widow adopted, for her and his children by her, the hyphenated surname Baden-Powell.
By his first marriage father of the following:-
- Baden Henry Powell (1841–1901), English civil servant in Bengal
His second marriage was childless. By his third marriage he was father of (among others) the following (following his death in 1860, his widow changed the family surname from Powell to Baden-Powell in his memory):-
- Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), hero of the Siege of Mafeking and founder of the Scout movement, often referred to as "B-P".
- Warington Baden-Powell (1847–1921), barrister and first head of the Sea Scouts.
- George Baden-Powell (1847–1898), politician, who also served in the Colonial Service.
- Frank Baden-Powell (1850–1933), barrister and artist.
- Agnes Baden-Powell (1858–1945), noted for her work in establishing the Girl Guides movement.
- Baden Baden-Powell (1860–1937), military aviation pioneer.
- Olave Baden-Powell (1889–1977), Daughter-in-law and B-P's wife, World Chief Guide.
- Arthur Robert Peter Baden-Powell, 2nd Baron Baden-Powell (1913–1962).
- Robert Crause Baden-Powell, 3rd Baron Baden-Powell (1936-2019).
- David Michael Baden-Powell, the current holder the title (born 1940).
- Baron Baden-Powell, an honorific title given to the head of the family.
Following the world-wide fame of 1st Lord Baden-Powell as a result of the defence and Relief of Mafeking (1900-1901), many babies were given his name, particularly among un-related POWELL families, and some adopted the hyphen as well - see for example the middle two of the entries below. A family tree of THAT line is on-line.
- Baden Powell (guitarist) (1937–2000), Brazilian musician
- Baden Powell (malacologist) (1901–1987), New Zealand malacologist, naturalist and palaeontologist
- Baden Powell (politician) (1900–1955), Australian politician
- Baden Powell (footballer) (1931–2014), English footballer
- Dorothy Baden-Powell, author
- Baden-Powell (book), a 1989 biography of Robert Baden-Powell
- Mount Baden-Powell, a peak in the San Gabriel Mountains of California named after Robert Baden-Powell.
- Baden-Powell House, a Scouting hostel and conference centre in South Kensington, London.
- Baden-Powell International House, a hotel and conference centre in Hong Kong.
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