Albert Hastings Markham

Sir Albert Markham
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Albert Hastings Markham in 1876
Birth nameAlbert Hastings Markham
Born11 November 1841
Bagnères-de-Bigorre, France
Died28 October 1918 (aged 76)
London, England
Allegiance Royal Navy
Years of service1856–1906
Commands held
Battles/warsNukapu Expedition
KCB (1903)[1]
RelationsFather: Captain John Markham
Mother: Marianne Markham (née Wood)[1]
Wife: Theodora Markham (née Gervers)
Cousin: Sir Clements Robert Markham KCB FRS
Other workArctic Exploration
Council of the Royal Geographical Society

Admiral Sir Albert Hastings Markham KCB (11 November 1841 – 28 October 1918) was a British explorer, author, and officer in the Royal Navy. In 1903 he was invested as a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath. He is also remembered for designing the flag of New Zealand.[2]

  1. ^ a b Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Markham, Sir Albert Hastings (1841–1918), naval officer and Arctic explorer), by R N Rudmose Brown, revised by Roger T Stearn
  2. ^ "Death of Sir A. H. Markham. An Arctic Explorer. Career in the Navy". The Times. 29 October 1918. p. 8.