Younghusband, Francis Edward, Sir, 1863-1942

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1863-05-31
Death 1942-07-31
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

1888 elected to Royal Geographical Society; 1889 captaincy; 1891 CIE; 1892 political officer in Hunza; 1893-1894 political agent in Chitral; 1895 Times correspondent in Chitral; 1895-1897 Times correspondent in Rhodesia and Transvaal; 1899-1902 political agent at Deoli; 1901 Kaisar-i-Hind medal (gold); 1902-1903 resident at Indore; 1903-1904 leader of British mission to Tibet; 1904 KCIE; 1906-1909 resident at Kashmir 1917 KCSI; 1919 president of the Royal Geographical Society; 1921 chairman of Mount Everest Committee; 1934-1942 founder and vice-president of the Royal Central Asian Society

Epithet: soldier, diplomat, explorer and mystic

Title: Knight

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x0001a5

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Places:

  • South Africa, Africa (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Hunza, Kashmir (as recorded)
  • Assam, India (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Cambodia, Asia (as recorded)
  • Rawalpindi, Punjab (as recorded)
  • Canada, North America (as recorded)
  • Khyber Pass, Afghanistan (as recorded)
  • Mount Everest, Tibet (as recorded)
  • North-West Frontier, India (as recorded)
  • Gulmarg, Kashmir (as recorded)
  • Tibet, Asia (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)
  • Nabha State, India (as recorded)
  • Japan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Tashkent, Uzbekistan (as recorded)
  • North-West Frontier Province, India (as recorded)
  • United States, North America (as recorded)
  • Punjab, India (as recorded)
  • Himalaya Mountains, Tibet (as recorded)
  • Himalaya Mountains, Tibet (as recorded)
  • Charsadda, North-West Frontier Province (as recorded)
  • Gilgit, Kashmir (as recorded)
  • Manchuria, China (as recorded)
  • Aligarh, United Provinces (as recorded)
  • Kashgar, China (as recorded)
  • Srinagar, Kashmir (as recorded)
  • Central Asia, Asia (as recorded)
  • Sikkim, Asia (as recorded)
  • Tibet, Asia (as recorded)
  • Punjab, India (as recorded)
  • Abu, Rajputana (as recorded)
  • Mashhad, Iran (as recorded)
  • Rhodesia, Africa (as recorded)
  • Tonk State, India (as recorded)
  • Turkestan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Colworth House, Bedford (as recorded)
  • Satna, Rewa State, Central India (as recorded)
  • Turkestan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bhutan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bundi State, India (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Nepal, Asia (as recorded)
  • Jind State, India (as recorded)
  • Dibang River, Assam (as recorded)
  • Gobi Desert, China (as recorded)
  • North-East Frontier, India (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Gilgit, Kashmir (as recorded)
  • Chesterfield House, London (as recorded)
  • Mustagh Pass, Kashmir (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Delhi, India (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Mount Everest, Tibet (as recorded)
  • Central Asia, Asia (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)
  • Agra, India (as recorded)
  • Chitral State, India (as recorded)
  • Bhutan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Rajputana, India (as recorded)
  • Indore State, India (as recorded)
  • Mishmi Hills, Assam and Burma (as recorded)
  • Transcaspia, Central Asia (as recorded)
  • Pamir, India (as recorded)
  • Thailand, Asia (as recorded)
  • Patiala State, India (as recorded)