National Geographic Society

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The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational organizations in the world.wikipedia
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Alexander Graham Bell

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After preparing a constitution and a plan of organization, the National Geographic Society was incorporated two weeks later on January 27. Gardiner Greene Hubbard became its first president and his son-in-law, Alexander Graham Bell, succeeded him in 1897.
Although Bell was not one of the 33 founders of the National Geographic Society, he had a strong influence on the magazine while serving as the second president from January 7, 1898, until 1903.

Gardiner Greene Hubbard

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After preparing a constitution and a plan of organization, the National Geographic Society was incorporated two weeks later on January 27. Gardiner Greene Hubbard became its first president and his son-in-law, Alexander Graham Bell, succeeded him in 1897.
He was a founder and first president of the National Geographic Society; a founder and the first president of the Bell Telephone Company which later evolved into AT&T, at times the world's largest telephone company; a founder of the journal Science, and an advocate of oral speech education for the deaf.

Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor

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In 1899, Bell's son-in-law Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor was named the first full-time editor of National Geographic magazine and served the organization for fifty-five years (until 1954), and members of the Grosvenor family have played important roles in the organization since.
Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor (October 28, 1875 – February 4, 1966), father of photojournalism, was the first full-time editor of National Geographic (1899–1954).

Gilbert Melville Grosvenor

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Gilbert Melville Grosvenor, a former chairman, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005 for his leadership in geography education.
Gilbert Melville Grosvenor (born May 5, 1931) he is the former president and chairman of the National Geographic Society after having served as the editor of National Geographic Magazine.

Nat Geo Wild

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The National Geographic Channel has begun to launch a number of sub-branded channels in international markets, such as Nat Geo Adventure, Nat Geo Music, and Nat Geo Wild.
It is a sister network to National Geographic Channel, and the latest channel to be jointly launched by the National Geographic Society and Fox Cable Networks.

Nat Geo Kids (Latin American TV channel)

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Nat Geo Kids is a specialty television channel targeting children, owned by a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and National Geographic Society, and operated by Fox Networks Group.

National Geographic

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The National Geographic Society's logo is a yellow portrait frame—rectangular in shape—which appears on the margins surrounding the front covers of its magazines and as its television channel logo.
National Geographic (formerly the National Geographic Magazine and branded also as NAT GEO) is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society.

21st Century Fox

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In partnership with 21st Century Fox, the Society operates the magazine, TV channels, a website, worldwide events, and other media operations.
21st Century Fox's assets include the Fox Entertainment Group—owners of the 20th Century Fox film studio (the company's partial namesake) and a majority stake in National Geographic Partners—the commercial media arm of the National Geographic Society, among other assets.

National Geographic (TV network)

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The National Geographic Society's logo is a yellow portrait frame—rectangular in shape—which appears on the margins surrounding the front covers of its magazines and as its television channel logo.
National Geographic (formerly National Geographic Channel and also commercially abbreviated and trademarked as Nat Geo or Nat Geo TV) is an American digital cable and satellite television network and flagship channel that is owned by National Geographic Partners, majority-owned by 21st Century Fox with the remainder owned by the National Geographic Society.

Proposed acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney

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On December 14, 2017, in a historic deal valued at over $52 billion, The Walt Disney Company announced it will buy the majority of 21st Century Fox.
Assets being assumed by the acquisition include the 20th Century Fox film and TV studios, Fox Television Group (along with cable channels such as FX), international networks, stakes in National Geographic Partners, Indian television broadcaster Star India, additional 30% stake in Hulu, and other key assets.

Cosmos Club

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On January 13, 1888, 33 explorers and scientists gathered at the Cosmos Club, a private club then located on Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C., to organize "a society for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge."
Many organizations have been founded at the Cosmos Club including the National Geographic Society in 1888, and The Wilderness Society in 1935.

National Geographic Kids

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National Geographic Kids: A version of National Geographic Magazine for children, launched in 1975 under the name National Geographic World. It has a U.S. circulation of over 1.5 million. There are also currently 18 local-language editions of NG Kids, with another half million in circulation. An Arabic edition of the children's magazine was launched in Egypt in early 2007, and more than 42,000 copies are distributed to all the public schools in Egypt, in addition to another 15,000 single copy sales. More recently, an Albanian and Polish edition were launched.
National Geographic Kids is a children's magazine published by the National Geographic Society.

National Geographic Traveler

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National Geographic Traveler: Launched in 1984. There are 18 local-language editions of NG Traveler.
National Geographic Traveler is a magazine published by the National Geographic Society in the United States.

March of the Penguins

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March of the Penguins (2005), a French-made documentary for U.S. distribution with a new score and script, narrated by Morgan Freeman; it received an Academy Award for the Best Documentary in 2006. After a record $77 million theatrical gross in the United States, over four million DVD copies of March of the Penguins have been sold.
March of the Penguins (French La Marche de l'empereur ; ) is a 2005 French feature-length nature documentary directed and co-written by Luc Jacquet, and co-produced by Bonne Pioche and the National Geographic Society.

Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure

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Sea Monsters (2007), inspired by a National Geographic Magazine article, is a 3-D large format and reality film, with a musical score by Peter Gabriel.
Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure is a 2007 IMAX 3D documentary film by National Geographic, about prehistoric marine reptiles.

Almon Harris Thompson

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Thompson is also known for being a founding member of the National Geographic Society.

Arctic Tale

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Arctic Tale (2007), a feature film documenting the story of two families of walrus and polar bears, narrated by Queen Latifah.
Arctic Tale is a 2007 documentary film from the National Geographic Society about the life cycle of a walrus and her calf, and a polar bear and her cubs, in a similar vein to the 2005 hit production March of the Penguins, also from National Geographic.

The Last Lions

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The Last Lions (2011)
The Last Lions is a 2011 African nature documentary film by National Geographic Society, videotaped and directed by Dereck and Beverly Joubert.

Henry Gannett

Henry Gannett
In 1888 Gannett was one of founding members of the National Geographic Society.

Nat Geo People

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The National Geographic Channel has begun to launch a number of sub-branded channels in international markets, such as Nat Geo Adventure, Nat Geo Music, and Nat Geo Wild. It previously published and co-published other magazines, including National Geographic Adventure, National Geographic Research (a scientific journal), and others, and continues to publish special issues of various magazines.
Nat Geo People, formerly known as Adventure One (A1) and National Geographic Adventure (commonly abbreviated to Nat Geo Adventure), is a subscription TV channel part of National Geographic Channels International and 21st Century Fox.

Willard Drake Johnson

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In 1888 he co-founded the National Geographic Society.

John Russell Bartlett (naval officer)

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John Russell Bartlett
In 1888 he was one of 33 co-founders the National Geographic Society.

Marcus Baker

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He would continue to go with Dall to Alaska every year until 1888, when he co-founded the National Geographic Society and one of the first editors of the National Geographic Magazine.

National Geographic Bee

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The Society also organizes the National Geographic Bee, an annual geographic contest for U.S. fourth- through eighth-graders.
The National Geographic GeoBee (called the National Geography Bee from 1989-2000 and the National Geographic Bee from 2001-2018, also referred to as the Nat Geo Bee) is an annual geography contest sponsored by the National Geographic Society.