John Henry HEMMING

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1935-01-05
Education Eton, McGill Univ Montreal, Univ of Oxford (MA, DLitt)
Books & Publications
Recreations writing, travel
Clubs Beefsteak (chm 2002-05), Boodle's, Geographical
Style Dr John Hemming, CMG
Career charity dir Royal Geographical Soc 1975-96; publisher; chm: Hemming Gp Ltd (formerly Municipal Jl Ltd) 1976-2011 (dir 1962, dep chm 1967-2011); chm: Brintex Ltd 1979- (md 1962-71), Newman Books Ltd 1979-; ldr Maracá Rainforest Project Brazil 1987-89; fndr tstee and sponsor Survival Int; memb Cncl/Ctee: Br Cncl 1992-2002, John Ellerman Fndn 1997-2010, Rainforest Fndn, Gilchrist Educnl Tst, Hakluyt Soc, Global Diversity Fndn, Cusichaca Tst, Earthwatch Tst; chm Anglo-Peruvian Soc 1997-2009, chm Amazon Charitable Tst; dep chm LEPRA 1992-2012; Pitman Literary Prize 1971, Christopher Medal NY 1972, Founders Medal RGS 1990, Mungo Park Medal Royal Scottish Geographical Soc 1988, Washburn Medal Boston Museum of Sci 1990; Rolex Award for Enterprise citation 1988, Explorers' Club NY citation of merit 1997; Hon DUniv: Univ of Warwick 1989, Univ of Stirling 1991; hon fell Magdalen Coll Oxford 2004; FRGS 1961, FSA 2001, FRSL 2013; hon corresponding memb Academía Nacional de Historia Venezuela, special award Instituto Nacional de Cultura Peru 1996, Ordem do Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil) 1998, Grand Cross Orden al Mérito (Peru) 2007, El Sol del Peru 2010
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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