List of Scouts


List of Scouts

This is a list of famous Scouts and Scouters.

Africa

Ghana

*Hon. Nana Amanfi III CBE, Omanhene (Paramount Chief) of Asebu Statecite news| title =World Scout @100-Ghana Scout Celebrates!!! | language =English | publisher =Modern Ghana Ltd | date =2007-07-05 | url =http://www.modernghana.com/GhanaHome/NewsArchive/news_details.asp?id=VFZSTk5FMTZXVEE9&menu_id=1&sub_menu_id=0%25%3E| accessdate =2007-07-09]
*Peter Awoonor-Renner, Chairman of APSOG

Asia

Israel

*Arie Kroch, principal, educator, founder of the Hebrew Scouting
*Tzvi Neshari, teacher, educator, sportsman, founder of the Hebrew Scouting

Japan

*Ryutaro Hashimoto, the 82nd and 83rd Prime Minister of Japan
*Yukio Hattori, the fifth president of the Hattori Nutrition College
*Soichi Noguchi, Japanese astronaut
*Makoto Raiku, mangaka (Zatch Bell!)
*Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo (Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros, Metroid)

Korea

*Lee Yunsook, politiciancite web|url=http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/02/20020220-6.html |title=Mrs. Bush's Remarks at Girl Scouts of Korea Event |accessdate=2006-08-03 | last=Bush | first=Laura |authorlink=Laura Bush |publisher=U.S. Government ]

Maldives

* Mohammed Jaisham Ibrahim, saved the President of Maldives from assassination [http://tammybruce.com/2008/01/maldives_boy_scout_saves_his_p.php]

Malaysia

*Tunku Abdul Rahman, first prime minister
*Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, fifth prime minister

Philippines

* Jejomar Binay - mayor, Makati City
* Ricardo Gloria - Secretary of Education, Wood BadgeFact|date=February 2008
* Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. - congressman, Ilocos Norte and son of Ferdinand Marcos, 10th president
* Fidel Ramos - 12th president

Singapore

* Goh Chok Tong, Prime Minister
* Dr Tay Eng Soon, Minister
* Peter Chen, Minister
* Moses Lim, TV Celebrity

Australia

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* Kieran Ault-Connell - Paralympic runner
* Geoffrey Blainey - historian
* Sir Jack Brabham - racing driver
* Sally Browne - fashion entrepreneur
* Keith Conlon - television and radio presenter
* Jamie Durie - television host
* Peter Garrett MP - Minister of Environment, Heritage and The Arts and musician
* Regan Harrison - Olympic swimmer
* Jack Heath - author
* Shane Jacobson - comedian
* Tim Jarvis - explorer and adventurer
* Shane Mattiske - NRL Director of Strategy
* Brendan Nelson MP - Former Federal Defence Minister
* Dave O'Neil - talkback radio host
* David Parkin - Australian rules footballer and coach
* Helen Sham-Ho - member, NSW Legislative Council
* Dick Smith - businessman and aviator
* Adam Spencer - radio DJ and media personality
* Jack Yabsley - television presenter

Europe

Austria

*Andreas Gruber, screenwriter and director of both television and film.
*Andreas Khol, politician, first president of the National Council of Austria between 2002 and 2006
*Hermann Buhl, climber
*Elisabeth Gehrer, politician
*Heinz Zemanek, computer pioneer

Belgium

*Albert II, king
*Baudouin/Boudewijn, king
*Jacques Brel, singer and author-composer
*Jean-Luc Dehaene, politician
*Hergé (Georges Remi), comics writer and artist
*Leo Tindemans, prime minister
*Willy Vandersteen, comics writer and artist

Croatia

*Asim Kurjak, scientist
*Danko Oblak, novelist
*Dino Dvornik, pop singer
*Dino Jelusić, teen singer, winner of 1st Junior Eurovision Song Contest
*Dino Rađa, basketball player in Europe (Jugoplastika) and NBA (Boston Celtics)
*Goran Ivanišević, tennis player, Wimbledon winner
*Ljiljana Nikolovska, pop singer
*Severina Vučković, pop singer
*Stipe Božić, alpinist, twice on Mount Everest
*Vojko Obersnel, mayor of city of Rijeka (Croatia)
*Zvonimir Puljić, ex mayor of city of Split (Croatia)

Czech Republic

*Eduard Beneš (1884-1948), leader of the Czechoslovak independence movement and the second President of Czechoslovakia
*Jaroslav Foglar (1907-1999), writer
*Jiří Grygar (*1936), astronomer and popularizer of science
*Tomáš Halík (*1948), public intellectual, Roman Catholic priest and scholar
*Václav Havel (*1936), 1st president of the Czech Republic [ [http://www.skauting.cz/prachen/jak_nas_vidi/slavni/slavni.html skauting.cz] ]
*Helena Illnerová (*1937), research worker, president of the Czech Academy of Sciences (2001-2005)
*Erazim Kohák (*1933), philosopher and writer
*Jan Kubiš (1913-1942), Czechoslovakian resistance fighter
*Ivo Lukačovič (*1974), founder, chairman and vision-maker of Seznam.cz
*Václav Marhoul (*1960), film director and producer
*Jiří Menzel (*1938), film and theatre director, actor and scriptwriter
*Václav Pačes (*1942), biochemist, president of the Czech Academy of Sciences (2005-)
*Šimon Pánek (*1967), director and co-founder of People in Need Foundation (PINF)
*Theodor Pištěk (*1932), painter and film designer
*Petr Pithart (*1941), politician, lawyer and political scientist
*Břetislav Rychlík (*1958), film director
*Ladislav Sitenský (*1919), landscape photographer
*Jiří Stránský (*1931), writer, scriptwriter, dramatist, interpreter
*Jiří Suchý (*1931), dramatist, poet, writer, composer, musician
*Antonín Benjamin Svojsík (1876-1938), founder of Czech Scouting
*Štěpán Cardinal Trochta (1905-1974) salesian and bishop of Litomerice
*Václav Vorlíček (*1930), film director and scriptwriter
*Jiří Wolker (1900-1924), poet, journalist and playwright
*Rudolf Zahradník (*1928), chemist, president of the Czech Academy of Sciences (1993-2001)

Denmark

*Ingrid of Sweden queen consort , head of guiding
*Margrethe II of Denmark queen
*Benedikte princess, head of Guiding
*Lars Kolind, Chairman of the Board, PreVenture A/S, Løndal A/S
*Anders Bondo Christensen, Danmarks Lærerforening
*Rene la Cour Sell, Danish Road Safety Council
*Uffe Ellemann-Jensen
*Connie Hedegaard
*Asger Jorn, Painter (1914-1973)

Estonia

*Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia Fact|date=March 2008

Finland

*Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland, former President, founder of Finnish Scouting
*Jukka Paarma, Archbishop
*Doris Stockmann, Owner of Stockmann stores
*Paavo Lipponen, former prime minister
*Stefan Wallin, Minister of Culture
*Jone Nikula, TV personality
*Lauri Nurkse, Film actor/director
*Helvi Sipilä, former UN assistant headsecretary
*Jorma Ollila, former chairman of Nokia Corporation
*Pentti Arajärvi, Finnish doctor of law, husband of current president Tarja Halonen

France

*Jacques Chirac, Former President of the French Republic
*Paul-Émile Victor, explorer and ethnologist

Germany

*Norbert Blüm (*1935) politician
*Wolfgang Clement (*1940) politician
*Thomas Gottschalk (*1950) actor
*Herbert Grönemeyer (*1956) musician and actor
*Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976) physicist, Nobel laureate
*Günther Jauch (*1956) TV-host
*Hans-Peter von Kirchbach (*1941) inspector general of the Bundeswehr
*Horst Köhler (*1943) current President of Germany
*Golo Mann (1909-1994) historian, son of Thomas Mann
*Peter Struck (*1943) politician
*Harald Franz Schmidt (*1957) actor, writer, comedian and television entertainer
*Stefan Raab (*1966) comedian and television entertainer

Greece

*Anne-Marie, former queen consort (1964-1973)

Hungary

*László Almásy pilot, researcher of Sahara Desert, title character of The English Patient
*Lajos Bárdos composer, conductor, and professor of music
*Ferenc Csík swimmer, gold medal winner of 1936 Summer Olympics
*István Horthy Deputy Regent of Hungary (1942)
*Ferenc Mádl President of Hungary (2000-2005)
*Pál Maléter military leader of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution
* Ernő Rubik flight engineer, father of Ernő Rubik jr., inventor of Rubik's Cube
*Pál Teleki scientist, prime minister of Hungary (1920-1921) and (1939-1941)

Ireland

*Dermot Lacey former Lord Mayor of Dublin
*Graham Norton
*The Edge, musician

Italy

*Pupi Avati, film director
*Marco Baldini, radio presenter, DJ and showman
*Paola Barale, TV presenter
*Gino Bartali, cyclist
*Pippo Baudo, TV presenter
*Piero Badaloni, journalist and politician
*Nicola Calipari, Military intelligence officer with the rank of Major General
*Italo Calvino, writer
*Pier Ferdinando Casini, politician
*Fausto Coppi, cyclist
*Elio, Singer of Elio e le Storie Tese
*Federico Fellini, film director
*Catena Fiorello, writer
*Beppe Fiorello, actor
*Fiorello aka Rosario Tindaro Fiorello, singer and radio and television presenter
*Giuseppe Fioroni, minister
*Maria Pia Garavaglia, politician and minister
*Massimo Giletti, TV presenter
*Pierino Impastatato, victim of mafia
*Jovanotti aka Lorenzo Cherubini, singer and rapper
*Ignazio La Russa, politician
*Sergio Leone, film director
*Giancarlo Lombardi, businessman and minister
*Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of radio, Nobel Prize
*Pietro Marrazzo, journalist and politician
*Giovanna Melandri, minister
*Daniele Luttazzi, real name Daniele Fabbri, comedian, writer, satirist, illustrator and singer/songwriter
*Gino Paoli, songwriter and singer
*Renzo Piano, architect
*Guido Rossa, sindacalist, victim of Brigate Rosse
*Beppe Severgnini, writer and journalist
*Mario Sica, diplomat and ambassador
*Totò, actor
*Massimo Troisi, actor
*Sergio Valzania, broadcast author and RAI manager
*Carlo Verdone, actor, film writer and film director

Liechtenstein

*Alexander Frick, Regierungschef(head of government) of Liechtenstein (1945-1962)
*Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein

Luxembourg

*Jean I, Grand Duke, Chief Scout
*Joséphine-Charlotte, Grand Duchess, Chief Guide

The Netherlands

*Jan Peter Balkenende, Prime Minister.
* Jacco Eltingh - former professional tennis player
*Arjan Erkel, medical aid worker for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), abducted in Dagestan
*Anton Geesink, member International Olympic Committee
*Gordon, singer and television presentor
*Lex Goudsmit, actor
*Youp van 't Hek, stand-up comedian
*Albert Heijn, chairman of the board of directors of major international supermarket operator and foodservice company Ahold
*Jan van Hoof, member of the Dutch resistance (Operation Market Garden)
*Paskal Jakobsen - singer Bløf
*Bert Koenders - politician
*Piet J. Kroonenberg, Scouting historian and author
*Jan Kruis, comics artist
*Patrick Lodiers, television presenter and chairman BNN
*Geert Mak, journalist and historian
*Harry Mulisch, author, one of the "Great Three" of Dutch postwar literature.
*Frits Philips, chairman of the board of directors of Dutch electronics company Philips.
*Jean Jacques Rambonnet, Vice Admiral, Minister (Navy, Colonies, War), the only Chief Scout of the Netherlands
*Joost Swarte, comic artist and graphical designer
*Bas and Aad van Toor (Bassie and Adriaan), clown and acrobat duo
*H.M. Beatrix of the Netherlands
*H.M. Juliana of the Netherlands, also known as Movavedo (Mother of many daughters)
*H.R.H. Princess Máxima of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange, now patron of Scouting Nederland
*H.R.H. Princess Christina of the Netherlands
*H.R.H. Claus von Amsberg, Prince of the Netherlands, Jonkheer van Amsberg, Prince Consort
*H.R.H. Princess Irene of the Netherlands
*H.R.H. Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

Poland

*phm. Sławomir Maciej Bittner "nom-de-guerre" "Maciek" (1923-1944)
*hm. Stanisław Broniewski "nom-de-guerre" "Orsza" (1915-2000)
*hm. Jan Bytnar "nom-de-guerre" "Rudy" (1921-1943)
*phm. Maciej Aleksy Dawidowski "nom-de-guerre" "Alek" (1920-1943)
*hm HR Jadwiga Falkowska "nom-de-guerre" "Jaga" (1889-1944)
*blessed Stefan Wincenty Frelichowski, Patron of Scouting
*hm. Michał Grażyński (1890-1965)
*hm. Józef Andrzej Grzesiak "nom-de-guerre" "Czarny" (1900-1972)
*gen. Józef Haller
*hm. Ryszard Kaczorowski, last emigre President of the Republic of Poland
*hm. Aleksander Kamiński "nom-de-guerre" "Kamyk" (1903-1978)
*ks. Kazimierz Lutosławski
*Andrzej Małkowski (1888-1919), regarded as the founder of Scouting in Poland
*hm HR Olga Drahonowska-Małkowska (1888-1979)
*hm. Florian Marciniak (1915-1944)
*hm HR Jan Mauersberger (1877-1942)
*hm. Ryszard Pacławski
*hm. Józef Pukowiec "nom-de-guerre" "Chmura" (1904-1942)
*phm. Jan Rodowicz "nom-de-guerre" "Anoda" (1923-1949)
*hm. Andrzej Romocki "nom-de-guerre" "Morro" (1923-1944)
*phm. Jan Romocki "nom-de-guerre" "Bonawentura" (1925-1944)
*hm HR Stanisław Sedlaczek (1892-1941)
*hm. Kazimierz Skorupka "nom-de-guerre" "Dziad" (1901-1944)
*hm. Krzysztof Stanowski
*hm. Eugeniusz Stasiecki "nom-de-guerre" "Piotr Pomian" (1913-1944)
*hm HR Tadeusz Strumiłło
*hm. Tomasz Strzembosz
*hm HR Maria Wocalewska
*gen. Mariusz Zaruski
*hm. Tadeusz Zawadzki "nom-de-guerre" "Zośka" (1921-1943)
*hm. Anna Zawadzka
*hm. Jerzy Eugeniusz Zborowski "nom-de-guerre" "Jeremi" (1922-1944)

Portugal

*José Hermano Saraiva, historian and television personality
*Dom Ximenes Belo, Bishop of Dili, East Timor and Nobel Peace Prize winner
*Jorge Lacão, politician
*Menéres Pimentel, People's Ombudsman
*Manuel Clemente, Bishop
*António Ribeiro, Bishop
*Margarida Pinto Correia, writer
*Isabel Herédia, wife of throne pretender
*José Mendes Bota, politician, member of the European Parliament
*Rui Pena, politician, former Portuguese minister of National Defense
*Carvalho Rodrigues, scientist

pain

*Juan Carlos I, present king and Spanish Scout Honorary President (his father Juan de Borbón was also Scout)
*Sofía de Grecia, present queen
*Alfonso XIII, former king, father of Juan de Borbón and grandfather of Juan Carlos I
*Niceto Alcalá Zamora, president of the former Spanish 2nd Republic (1936)
*José María Aznar, former Spanish Prime Minister (1996-2004)
*Jordi Pujol and Pasqual Maragall, former Cataluña presidents (1980-2003 and 2003-2006)
*Alejandro Sanz, singer
*Paz Padilla, comedian and actress
*Emilio Aragón, comedian, actor and singer and orchestra director

weden

*Carl XVI Gustaf, king
*Gustaf VI Adolf, king, Chief Scout
*Folke Bernadotte, diplomat, United Nations mediator in Palestine
*Carl-Henric Svanberg, CEO of Ericsson
*Emil Winqvist, Founder of Swedish Scouting (1908), Chief Scout of the YMCA Scout association 1911-1917
*Ebbe Lieberath, Translated Scouting for Boys to Swedish in 1910. Founded the Swedish Scout Association in 1912

United Kingdom

British Camp Fire Girls' Association

* Elsie J. Oxenham, author
* Margaret Simey, politician

Girlguiding UK

*Anne, Princess Royalcite web|url=http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/portrait.asp?LinkID=mp05015&rNo=7&role=sit |title=NPG x76303; Princess Anne |accessdate=2006-08-08 |publisher=National Portrait Gallery ]
*Cherie Booth, human rights lawyercite web|url=http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.66/qx/new/about/article.asp |title=Girlguiding UK - About Us - What is Guiding? |accessdate=2006-07-31 |publisher=Girlguiding UK ]
*Betty Boothroyd, first female Speaker of the House of Commons [ cite web| title =Scouting takes over BBC Four tonight | publisher =The Guide Association | url =http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.74/aID.2547/qx/news/article.asp| accessdate =2007-05-14]
*Annette Crosbie, actress
*Cat Deeley, television presenter
*Barbara Dickson, actress and singer
*Queen Elizabeth II
*Alison Elliot, first woman Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
*Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, athlete and television presentercite web|url=http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.66/qx/new/about/article.asp |title=Girlguiding UK - About Us - What is Guiding? |accessdate=2006-07-31 |publisher=Girlguiding UK ]
*Glenda Jackson, actress and politiciancite web|url=http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.66/qx/new/about/article.asp |title=Girlguiding UK - About Us - What is Guiding? |accessdate=2006-07-31 |publisher=Girlguiding UK ]
*Cathy Jamieson, Member of the Scottish Parliament
*Lorraine Kelly, television presentercite web|url=http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.66/qx/new/about/article.asp |title=Girlguiding UK - About Us - What is Guiding? |accessdate=2006-07-31 |publisher=Girlguiding UK ]
*Anne Mackenzie, broadcast journalist and political analyst
*Princess Margaret
*Davina McCall, television presenter
*Mo Mowlam, politiciancite web|url=http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.66/qx/new/about/article.asp |title=Girlguiding UK - About Us - What is Guiding? |accessdate=2006-07-31 |publisher=Girlguiding UK ]
*Kate Moss, supermodel
*Aileen Paterson, author
*Dame Anita Roddick, entrepreneur and environmental campaignercite web|url=http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.66/qx/new/about/article.asp |title=Girlguiding UK - About Us - What is Guiding? |accessdate=2006-07-31 |publisher=Girlguiding UK ]
*J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books
*Helen Sharman, the first British woman in spacecite web|url=http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.66/qx/new/about/article.asp |title=Girlguiding UK - About Us - What is Guiding? |accessdate=2006-07-31 |publisher=Girlguiding UK ]
*Carol Smillie, television personality
*Delia Smith, television chefcite web|url=http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.66/qx/new/about/article.asp |title=Girlguiding UK - About Us - What is Guiding? |accessdate=2006-07-31 |publisher=Girlguiding UK]
*Emma Thompson, actress
*Carol Vorderman, television personality
*Faye White, athlete and sports commentator [cite web | title =She shoots, she scores! | publisher =Girlguiding UK | url =http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.74/aID.2788/qx/news/article.asp | accessdate =2007-08-17]

Girls' Brigade

*Dorita Fairlie Bruce, author
*Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, athlete and television presentercite web|url=http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.66/qx/new/about/article.asp |title=Girlguiding UK - About Us - What is Guiding? |accessdate=2006-07-31 |publisher=Girlguiding UK ]

The Scout Association

*Jeffrey Archer - politician and author
*David Attenborough - Naturalist, TV Personality
*Richard Attenborough - Actor, Film Director/Producer
*Syd Barret - Original singer/songwriter/guitarist for Pink Floyd
*Michael Barrymore - TV Personality
*David Beckham - midfielder of the England football squadcite news | author=Isabel Oakeshott | url=http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2415901.html | title=Dib dib dib - the way to a better life - Sunday Times - Times Online | publisher=timesonline.co.uk | date=2006-10-22 | accessdate=2006-10-24 ]
*David Bellamy - TV Personality
*Tony Benn - Politician
*Tony Blair - Former-Prime Minister of the United Kingdomcite news | author=Isabel Oakeshott | url=http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2415901.html | title=Dib dib dib - the way to a better life - Sunday Times - Times Online | publisher=timesonline.co.uk | date=2006-10-22 | accessdate=2006-10-24 ]
*Gyles Brandreth - author and politiciancite news | author =Jasper Copping | url =http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/07/09/nscout09.xml | title =Telegraph - News - Computing, faith and even PR, the Scout badges leading the pack | publisher =telegraph.co.uk | date =2006-07-09 | accessdate =2006-08-08 ]
*Richard Branson - Entrepreneurcite news | author=Isabel Oakeshott | url=http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2415901.html | title=Dib dib dib - the way to a better life - Sunday Times - Times Online | publisher=timesonline.co.uk | date=2006-10-22 | accessdate=2006-10-24 ]
*Sir Trevor Brooking - footballer
*Brian Clough - Football Manager
*Nigel Clough - Footballer
*Billy Connolly - Comedian
*Ronnie Corbett - Actor
*John "Jack" Cornwell - Royal Navy sailor and recipient of the Victoria Cross
*John Craven - TV Personality
*Robert Edward Cruickshank VC, World War I soldier and recipient of the Victoria Cross
*Jim Davidson - Entertainer
*Ken Dodd - Entertainer
*Peter Duncan - former Blue Peter presenter and current Chief Scout
*Roger Gale, politiciancite news | author =Jasper Copping | url =http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/07/09/nscout09.xml | title =Telegraph - News - Computing, faith and even PR, the Scout badges leading the pack | publisher =telegraph.co.uk | date =2006-07-09 | accessdate =2006-08-08 ]
*Richard Hammond - TV Presenter
*Mike Harding - comedian/songwriter and radio presenter
*Ainsley Harriot - TV Chef
*Derek Jacobi - Actor
*Leon Jackson - Singer/Winner of The X Factor 2007
*Rhys Jones - youngest Briton to climb Mount Everestcite news | url = http://www.bbc.co.uk/hampshire/content/articles/2006/04/24/rhys_jones_everest_feature.shtml | title = Rhys' Everest Adventure | publisher = BBC.co.uk | date = 2006-10-26 | accessdate = 2007-02-25 ]
*Natasha Kaplinsky - BBC News Presenter
*Neil Kinnock - Politician
*Danny La Rue - Entertainer
*Sammy Lee - Footballer
*John Major - Former Prime Minister
*Simon Mayo - Disc Jockey/TV Presenter
*Paul McCartney - singer/songwriter/bassist of the Beatles and Wings
*George Michael - Singer/Songwriter
*Adrian Moorhouse - Swimmer
*Derek Mountfield - Footballer
*Denis Norden - TV Personality
*Jamie Oliver - celebrity chef
*Michael Owen - footballer
*Michael Parkinson - Radio Presenter, TV Personality
*Jeremy Paxman - TV/News Presentercite news | author=Isabel Oakeshott | url=http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2415901.html | title=Dib dib dib - the way to a better life - Sunday Times - Times Online | publisher=timesonline.co.uk | date=2006-10-22 | accessdate=2006-10-24 ]
*Dougie Payne - bassist for Travis
*Michael Perham - Youngest Person (14 years old) to cross the Atlantic single handed
*Cliff Richard - Entertainer
*Keith Richards - Guitar player for The Rolling Stones
*Bobby Robson - Former England Football Manager
*Willie Rushton - Actor
*Doug Scott - Mountaineer
*Roger Scruton - philosophercite news | author =Jasper Copping | url =http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/07/09/nscout09.xml | title =Telegraph - News - Computing, faith and even PR, the Scout badges leading the pack | publisher =telegraph.co.uk | date =2006-07-09 | accessdate =2006-08-08 ]
*David Seaman - footballer
*Paul Shane - Actor
*Arthur Somers-Cocks, 6th Baron Somers - Governor of Victoria, Australia, succeeded Baden-Powell as Chief Scout in 1941
*Chris Tarrant - TV Personality
*Leonard Webb - World War II veteran, mayor of Thame
*Harold Wilson - former Primer Minister of the United Kingdom
*Norman Wisdom - Actor
*Antony Worrall Thompson - chef and television presentercite news | author =Jasper Copping | url =http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/07/09/nscout09.xml | title =Telegraph - News - Computing, faith and even PR, the Scout badges leading the pack | publisher =telegraph.co.uk | date =2006-07-09 | accessdate =2006-08-08 ]
*Iestyn Harris - Rugby Player
*Lil' Chris - Singer

North America

Canada

*Robert Bateman, artist and naturalist
*Pierre Berton, author/historian/journalist
*Mike Scott, Member of the Order of Canada
*Jean-François Carrey, youngest Canadian to climb Mount Everest [cite web | url=http://www.cbc.ca/canada/ottawa/story/2006/05/19/ot-everest20060519.html | title=Ottawa man reaches Everest summit | publisher=CBC News | accessdate=2007-03-15]
*Henry Pellatt, industrialist
*Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister
*Joe Clark, Prime Minister
*Leonard Cohen, musician
*Jim Creeggan, musician
*Roméo Dallaire, military officer
*John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister
*Jackson Dodds, World Scout Committee, Bronze Wolf recipient
*Michael J. Fox, actor
*Marc Garneau, astronaut
*Chris Hadfield, astronaut
*Michael Harcourt, Premier of British Columbia
*Stephen Harper, Prime Minister
*Craig Kielburger, child advocate, Nobel Prize nominee, Member of the Order of Canada
*Roméo LeBlanc, Governor General
*Gordon Lightfoot, musician
*Rich Little, comedian/impressionist
*Steve MacLean, astronaut
*Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister
*Steven Page, musician
*J. Percy Ross, awardee of the Bronze Wolf in 1978
*Darryl Sittler, professional hockey player
*Monte Solberg, Minister for Immigration
*Alex Tilley, inventor of the Tilley Hat
*Pierre Trudeau, Prime Minister
*John Gemmill, Vice Chair of World Scout Committee
*Kevin Newman, Anchor Global Television

United States

Girl Scouts of the USA

These notable individuals were in the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA). Also see Gold Award recipients.

*Val Ackerman, first President of the Women's National Basketball Association
*Madeleine Albright, first female United States Secretary of State
*Martha W. Barnett, second female president of the American Bar Association, partner in Holland & Knight LLP
*Candice Bergen, actress
*Bonnie Blair, speedskater and five time Olympic Gold Medalist
*Dr. Betsy Boze, Chief Executive Officer and Dean, Kent State University Stark
*Barbara Bush, former First Lady of the United Statescite web|url=http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/02/20020220-6.html |title=Mrs. Bush's Remarks at Girl Scouts of Korea Event |accessdate=2006-08-03 | last=Bush | first=Laura |authorlink=Laura Bush |publisher=U.S. Government ]
*Laura Bush, First Lady of the United Statescite web|url=http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/02/20020220-6.html |title=Mrs. Bush's Remarks at Girl Scouts of Korea Event |accessdate=2006-08-03 | last=Bush | first=Laura |authorlink=Laura Bush |publisher=U.S. Government ]
*Hillary Rodham Clinton, former First Lady of the United States and current United States Senator from New York
*Katie Couric, American media personality and first female solo anchor of a major evening network newscast in the United States
*Blythe Danner, Emmy-winning actress
*Marisol Deluna, fashion designer and founder of Deluna By Design, Inc.
*Elizabeth Dole, former president of the American Red Cross, United States Secretary of Transportation, and United States Secretary of Labor, current United States Senator from North Carolina and chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee
*Dakota Fanning Scout; child actress
*Fergie; singer
*Tipper Gore, wife of former Vice President Al Gore [ [http://www.gsvsc.org/gsalumnae.htm Famous Girl Scout Alumnae in the USA ] ]
*Dorothy Hamill, Olympic figure skater
*Glenda Hatchett, judge and television hostess
*Lou Henry Hoover Leader (National President); First Lady of the United States
*Dolores Huerta, Labor Leader [ [http://www.nscahh.org/conference/conf.asp?id2=23755 Hunger Conference - Madison, WI - November 2-4, 2007 ] ]
*Tamara Jernigan, American astronaut
*Star Jones, lawyer and talk show hostess
*Gladys Kamakakuokalani, Hawaiian educator and community leader
*Billie Jean King, retired tennis player
*Ann Landers, columnist
*Shari Lewis, puppeteer and children's television show host
*Rebecca Lobo, college basketball analyst and former professional player in the Women's National Basketball Association
*Susan Lucci, Daytime Emmy award winning actress
*Kathy Mattea, singer [cite news| title =People: Mattea found voice at Scout camp | language =English | publisher =CourierPostOnline | date =2007-04-21 | url =http://www.courierpostonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070421/LIVING/704210323/1004/LIVING | accessdate =2007-04-27]
*Mary Tyler Moore, Emmy-winning actress
*Carol Moseley-Braun, first black United States Senator, representing Illinois; unsuccessful Democratic candidate in the 2004 U.S. presidential election
*Janet Napolitano, governor of Arizona, First Class Girl Scout
*Marilyn Carlson Nelson, chairman and chief executive officer, Carlson Companies
*Sandra Day O'Connor, first female Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
*Alma J. Powell, vice chair, America's Promise
*Nancy Reagan Scout; actress, First Lady of the United States
*Debbie Reynolds Scout and Leader; actress and singer
*Sally Ride, first American female astronaut
*Robin Roberts, newscaster [cite news| title = Good Morning America Co-Anchor and Lifetime Girl Scout Robin Roberts, To Keynote Pines of Carolina Event | language =English | publisher =DBusinessNews | date =2007-04-20 | url =http://triangle.dbusinessnews.com/shownews.php?newsid=115885&type_news=latest | accessdate =2007-04-27]
*Esmeralda Santiago, Puerto Rican author
*Dorothy C. Stratton Leader (National Executive Director); college professor, director of the SPARS during World War II
*Martha Stewart, entrepreneur and television and magazine personality
*Kathryn D. Sullivan, former astronaut and first American woman to walk in space
*Mallory Tarcher, puppeteer and children's television show host
*Susan Taylor, editor-in-chief of Essence magazine
*Barbara Walters, first female network news anchor
*Vera Wang, fashion designer

Boy Scouts of America

These notable individuals were in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).

*Hank Aaron, athlete (baseball), Silver Buffalo Award, Is often thought to be an Eagle because of an advertisement he did for the BSA
*Buzz Aldrin, astronaut and Tenderfoot Scoutcite web | last = | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | year = | url =http://www.scouting.org/Media/FactSheets/02-558.aspx | title =Astronauts and the BSA | format = | work =Fact sheet | publisher =Boy Scouts of America | accessdate =2006-03-20]
*Joseph P. Allen, First Class Scout, US astronaut STS-5 and STS-51A
*William A. Anders, Life Scout, Apollo 8 astronaut
*Clayton Anderson, First Class Scout, US astronautFact|date=February 2007
*Richard Dean Anderson, taught Reptile Study, actor
*Michael A. Baker, Life Scout, STS-43, STS-52, STS-68, and STS-81 astronaut
*Charles F. Barber, Scout, CEO of American Smelting & RefiningFact|date=February 2007
*Charles Bassett, Life Scout, astronaut
*Alan L. Bean, First Class Scout, US astronaut Apollo 12 and Skylab 3
*Michael J. Bloomfield, First Class Scout, US astronaut STS-86, STS-97, and STS-110
*Vance D. Brand, Life Scout, Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, STS-5, STS 41-B, and STS-35 astronaut
*Roy D. Bridges Jr., Life Scout, STS-51-F astronaut
*David M. Brown, Life Scout, STS-107 astronaut
*Ted Bundy, serial killer
*Jimmy Buffett, Scout, musician and singer
*George W. Bush, Cub Scout, 43rd U.S. Presidentcite web|url=http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/02/20020220-6.html |title=Mrs. Bush's Remarks at Girl Scouts of Korea Event |accessdate=2006-08-03 | last=Bush | first=Laura |authorlink=Laura Bush |publisher=U.S. Government] cite web|url=http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2005/07/20050731.html |title=President Addresses 2005 National Boy Scout Jamboree |accessdate=2006-12-28 | last=Bush | first=George W. |authorlink= |publisher=The White House]
*Charles J. Camarda, First Class Scout, US astronaut
*John H. Casper, Life Scout, STS-36, STS-54, STS-62, and STS-77 astronaut
*Dick Cheney, Scout,
*Bill Clinton, Cub Scout, 42nd U. S. President
*L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., Life Scout, Mercury 9 and Gemini 5 astronaut
*Walter Cronkite, Scout, journalist, anchorman and commentator for CBS News
*Steve Culbertson, Life Scout, President & CEO, Youth Service America
*Jack Elam, Scout, actor (was blinded in the left eye by a pen during a scuffle at a troop meeting, hence his 'wandering' eye)
*John M. Fabian, Life Scout, STS-7 and STS-51-G astronaut
*Chaka Fattah member of the United States House of Representatives
*Henry Fonda, Scout and Scoutmaster, Academy Award winning actor
*Gerald Ford, Eagle Scout, 38th President of the United States
*Harrison Ford, Life Scout, actor who played Indiana Jones. His fictional character was also a Life Scout as a boy.
*Guy S. Gardner, Life Scout, STS-27 and STS-35 astronaut
*Bill Gates, Life Scout, founder of Microsoftcite web |url=http://netcommish.com/AskAndy6.asp |title=A Scout Salute to “The Other 98” |accessdate=2006-11-16 |work=Ask Andy]
*Edward Givens, astronaut
*John Glenn, Scout leader, U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot, astronaut, first American to orbit Earth, Senator from Ohio
*Alexander D. Goode, Scout leader, Rabbi, Army Chaplain, one of the Four Chaplains who died when the USAT Dorchester was torpedoed during
*Walter Greenberg, Scout, World War II refugee from Italy, movie maker [cite web | last =Peterson | first =Robert | authorlink = | coauthors = | year = | url =http://www.scoutingmagazine.org/issues/0410/d-wwas.html | title =Scouting in a World War II Refugee Troop| format = | work =The Way It Was | work=Scouting | accessdate = June 01 | accessyear = 2006]
*Frederick D. Gregory, Life Scout, STS-51-B, STS-33, and STS-44 astronaut
*David Hartman, Scout, movie and TV actor
*Byron Hill, Life Scout, Nashville songwriter, [http://www.byronhillmusic.com]
*James van Hoften, Life Scout, STS-41-C and STS-51-I astronaut
*Richard Douglas Husband, Scout, Colonel U.S. Air Force, astronaut, STS-107 Space Shuttle Columbia Commander
*LL Cool J rap singer and entertainer
*John Isley, host of "The John Boy & Billy Big Show" [cite interview | last = Isley | first = John | subjectlink = John Boy and Billy | interviewer = | title = | program = The John Boy & Billy Big Show | callsign = | city = | date = 1993 | accessdate = ]
*Dan Jansen, Scout, Olympian, 1994 (Lillihammer) Gold Medal-Speed Skating
*Penn Jillette, magician and half of Penn & Teller
*Bruce Jenner, Scout, Olympian, 1976 (Montreal) Gold Medalist — Decathlon
*Michael Jordan, Cub Scout, NBA Hall of Fame member, 2 time Olympian and Gold Medalist, Minor League Baseball player
*John F. Kennedy, Star Scout, 35th United States President
*John A. Kilpatrick, Life Scout, Author and Business Leader
*Michael Krasny, San Francisco talk show host
*Kevin R. Kregel, Life Scout, STS-70, STS-78, STS-87, And STS-99 astronaut
*Tommy Lasorda, member of National Baseball Hall of Fame, manager of two LA Dodgers World Series champion teams [cite web | last =DaGroomes | first =Kathy Vilim | authorlink = | coauthors = | year =2006 | url =http://www.scoutingmagazine.org/issues/0603/a-dont.html | title =Dodgers Icon Shares Love Of Baseball and Scouting | format = | work =Scouting | publisher =Boy Scouts of America | accessdate =March 20 | accessyear =2006]
*Richard M. Linnehan, First Class Scout, US astronaut STS-78, STS-90, and STS-109
*G. David Low, Life Scout,STS-32, STS-43, and STS-57 astronaut
*Branford Marsalis, Life Scout, Musician
*Thomas K. Mattingly II, Life Scout, Apollo 16, STS-4, and STS-51-C astronaut
*William S. McArthur, Jr. Life Scout, STS-58, STS-74, and STS-92 astronaut
*Norman Mineta, Cub Scout, U.S. Representative from California, Cabinet Secretary (Jan-Feb 2002 issue of Scouting)
*Edgar D. Mitchell, Life Scout, Apollo 14 astronaut
*Jim Morrison, Cub Scout, Musician (His uniform is on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH)
*George D. Nelson, First Class Scout, US astronaut. STS 41-C, STS 61-C, and STS-26
*William Oefelein, First Class Scout, US astronaut
*Merlin Olsen, Scout, Professional NFL football player and sportscaster
*Joe Paterno, head football coach, Penn State University
*Alan G. Poindexter, astronaut
*Clark V. Poling, Scout leader, Hillsboro County, NH, Dutch Reformed minister, Army Chaplain, one of the Four Chaplains who died when the USAT Dorchester was torpedoed during World War II
*Eddie Rabbitt, Scout, Country & Western Singer
*Ronald Reagan, Adult Leader, Silver Beaver Award, 40th U.S. President and actor
*Willis Reed, Scout, New York Knicks basketball player, Basketball Hall of Fame
*Justin Cardinal Rigali, Cub Scout in Los Angeles
*John Ritter, Scout, actor
*Stephen K. Robinson, STS-85, STS-95, and STS-114 astronaut
*Richard Roundtree, Scout, actor
*Nolan Ryan, Scout, Hall of Fame baseball player
*Alberto Salazar, Life Scout, three time winner of NYC marathon
*David R. Scott, Life Scout, Gemini 8, Apollo 9, and Apollo 15 astronaut
*Alan K. Simpson, Scout, U.S. Senator from Wyoming (Jan-Feb 2002 issue of Scouting)
*W. Thomas Smith Jr., Scout, author, columnist
*Dick Smothers, Star Scout, of the Smothers Brothers comedy duo
*Mark Spitz, Scout, Olympian, 1972 (Munich) Gold Medalist — Swimming
*Jimmy Stewart, Second Class Scout, actor, Brigadier General, Silver Buffalo Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom
*Sherwood C. Spring, Life Scout,STS 61-B astronaut
*Robert C. Springer, Life Scout, STS-29 and STS-38 astronaut
*Teller - Cub Scout [cite web | last =Storm | first =Jonathan | authorlink = | coauthors = | year = | url =http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/entertainment/14237292.htm | title =Penn & Teller Are Back To Skewer New Targets = | work = | publisher =Philadelphia Daily News | accessdate = June 01 | accessyear = 2006]
*Joe Theisman, Life Scout, former NFL quarterback — Washington Redskins, sportscaster
*George Thorogood - blues-rock and rock performer, Scout in the Delmarva Council in Delaware.
*Peter Ueberroth, Cub Scout, former Commissioner of Baseball
*George Voinovich, Silver Beaver Awardee, U.S. Senator from Ohio
*Robert Pershing Wadlow, World's tallest Boy Scout [cite journal|last=Colombraro| first=Rosemarie| year=2007| title=The World's tallest Boy Scout| journal=Boys' Life| volume= Feb 2007| issue=| pages=24–25]
*John Warner, Scout, U.S. Senator from Virginia, WWII and Korean War veteran
*John P. Washington, Scout leader, Elizabeth, NJ, Catholic priest, Army Chaplain, one of the Four Chaplains who died when the USAT Dorchester was torpedoed during World War II
*Clifton Williams, Life Scout, astronaut
*Steve Young, Cub Scout, NFL quarterback of San Francisco 49ers, may have been Boy Scout too. Made a commercial supporting Cub Scouts.

Honorary Scouts

In 1911, President William Howard Taft accepted the position of honorary president of the BSA, and each U.S. president since has served. Theodore Roosevelt was the only honorary vice-president, as he had left office before the honorary presidency began.

In 1927, the Boy Scouts of America created "Honorary Scouts" to distinguish "American citizens whose achievements in outdoor activity, exploration and worthwhile adventure are of such an exceptional character as to capture the imagination of boys...". The eighteen who were awarded this distinction were:cite journal |date=August 29, 1927 |title=Around the World |journal=Time |url=http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,723029,00.html |accessdate=2007-10-24]
*Roy Chapman Andrews
*Robert Abram Bartlett
*Frederick Russell Burnham
*Richard E. Byrd
*George Kruck Cherrie
*James L. Clark
*Merian C. Cooper
*Lincoln Ellsworth
*Louis Agassiz Fuertes
*George Bird Grinnell
*Charles A. Lindbergh
*Donald Baxter MacMillan
*Clifford H. Pope
*George P. Putnam
*Kermit Roosevelt
*Carl Rungius
*Stewart Edward White
*Orville Wright

Central America

Guatemala

* Luis Furlán; Life Scout, computer scientist who introduced Internet to Guatemala

outh America

Colombia

* Carlos Alberto Ospina Former General Commander of the Colombian Armed Forces

Brazil

* Caio Vianna Martins National hero

ee also

* List of notable Alpha Phi Omega members

External links

* [http://users.aol.com/randywoo/bsahis/famous.htm Famous Scouts]
* [http://www.scouts.org.uk/aboutus/media/notableformerscouts.html Famous UK Scouts]

Notes

References

*cite web | last = | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | year = | url =http://www.scouting.org/Media/FactSheets/02-558.aspx | title =Astronauts and the BSA | format = | work =Fact sheet | publisher =Boy Scouts of America | accessdate =March 20 | accessyear =2006
*cite web | last = | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | year = | url =http://www.eedf.asso.fr/ | title =Bienvenue sur le site national des Eclaireuses Eclaireurs de France | language=French | format = | work = | publisher =Eclaireuses Eclaireurs de France | accessdate =23 July | accessyear =2006
*cite web | last = | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | year = | url =http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4280000/newsid_4284400/4284425.stm | title =CBBC Newsround - Guides - Misc - Girl Guides - What is Guiding? | format = | work = | publisher =BBC | accessdate = 20 July | accessyear =2006
*cite web | last = | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | year = | url =http://www.scouting.org/Media/FactSheets/02-571.aspx| title =The Congress and Scouting | format = | work =Fact sheet | publisher =Boy Scouts of America | accessdate =March 20 | accessyear =2006
*cite web | last = | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | year = | url =http://www.girlguidingscotland.org.uk/information/info_famous_guides.htm| title =Girlguiding Scotland - Info - Inspirational Women/Interviews | format = | work = | publisher =GirlGuiding Scotland | accessdate =20 July | accessyear =2006
*cite web|url=http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/xq/asp/sID.66/qx/new/about/article.asp |title=Girlguiding UK - About Us - What is Guiding? |accessdate=2006-07-31 |publisher=Girlguiding UK
*cite web|url=http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/portrait.asp?LinkID=mp05015&rNo=7&role=sit |title=NPG x76303; Princess Anne |accessdate=2006-08-08 |publisher=National Portrait Gallery
*cite web|url=http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/02/20020220-6.html |title=Mrs. Bush's Remarks at Girl Scouts of Korea Event |accessdate=2006-08-03 |last=Bush |first=Laura |authorlink=Laura Bush |publisher=U.S. Government
*cite news | last=Copping | first=Jasper | url =http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/07/09/nscout09.xml | title =Telegraph - News - Computing, faith and even PR, the Scout badges leading the pack | publisher =telegraph.co.uk | date =2006-07-09 | accessdate =2006-08-08


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