Livingstone Medal

The Livingstone Medal is awarded for outstanding service of a humanitarian nature with a clear geographical dimension.  It was awarded first in 1901.

2016          Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow OBE

2015           Annie Lennox OBE

2012           Mary Robinson

2009           Rory Stewart OBE

2008           Michael Palin CBE

2006           The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme

2004           HRH The Princess Royal

2002           Christopher Brasher CBE

2001           Dr Robert D Ballard

2000           The Rt Hon Baroness Chalker of Wallasey PC

1998           HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KT

1997           Sir David Hempleman-Adams LVO OBE

1996           HE Chief Emeka Anyaoku

1995           Médecins Sans Frontières

1994           Dr Richard Leakey

1993           Sir Martin Holdgate CB

1992           Sir Steven Runciman CH

1991           Sir Chris Bonington CVO CBE

1989           Sir David Attenborough OM CH CVO CBE FRS

1988           Tim Severin

1982           Sir Ranulph T-W Fiennes OBE

1981           Dr David R Stoddart OBE

1978           Professor Ronald F E W Peel

1975           The 1975 British Everest Expedition

1974           Colonel John Blashford-Snell OBE

1971           Neil Armstrong

1969           Sir Wally W Herbert

1967           Sir Francis Chichester KBE

1966           Paul-Émile Victor

1964           Professor Eduard Imhof

1962           Major Sir Wilfred Patrick Thesiger KBE DSO

1961           Professor André Allix

1956           Sir John Bagot Glubb KCB CMG DSO OBE MC

1955           Sir Robert Charles Evans FRCS

1953           Sir Edmund Hillary KBE

1953           Sir John Hunt KT CBE DSO

1951           Eric Earle Shipton CBE

1950           Professor Alan G Ogilvie OBE

1947           Captain Ejnar Mikkelsen

1944           Major Noel Ewart Odell

1943           Miss Eva French

1943           Miss Francesca French

1943           Miss Mildred Cable

1939           The Rt Hon Lord Hailey KCSI KCIE

1936           Frank Kingdon-Ward

1932           Bertram Thomas OBE

1931           Sir Hubert Wilkins MC

1930           Sir Wilfred Grenfell KCMG

1928           Sir Alan J Cobham KBE

1927           Dr Isaiah Bowman

1926           The Rt Hon Viscount Allenby GCB GCMG

1925           Captain Roald Amundsen

1924           Dr Marion I Newbigin

1921           Colonel Frederick M Bailey CIE

1916           Douglas W Freshfield DCL

1915           Lord Kitchener of Khartoum KG KP GCB OM GCMG GCSI GCIE

1913           Captain Edward R G R Evans RN KCB DSO SGM

1910           Sir John Murray KCB FRS FRSE DSc DCL LLD

1909           Sir Ernest H Shackleton CVO FRSGS

1908           The Rt Hon Lord Avebury PC DCL LLD FRS

1907           The Rt Hon Viscount Milner PC GCB GCMG

1906           The Rt Hon Sir George D Taubman Goldie PC KCMG FRS DCL LLD

1905           Sir Archibald Geikie OM KCB PRS FRSE DCL LLD FRS

1904           Captain Robert Falcon Scott RN CVO MVO

1903           Commander Robert E Peary USN

1902           Dr Sven Anders Hedin

1901           Sir Harry H Johnston GCMG KCB