Fateh Singh Rathore biography

Fateh Singh Rathore

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1938 – 2011

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Who was Fateh Singh Rathore?

Fateh Singh Rathore is India's best known tiger conservationist. Fateh Singh joined the Indian Forest Service in 1960 and was part of the first Project Tiger team. He was widely acknowledged as the tiger guru for his legendary knowledge of the big cat. He worked over 50 years in wildlife conservation. Rathore was noted for his pioneering relocation of villages from inside the Ranthambhore National Park in 1973–75. Largely because of Mr. Rathore, “Ranthambhore became the place which brought the tiger to the consciousness of people the world over.”

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Born
Aug 10, 1938
Jodhpur district
Nationality
  • India
Education
  • University of Rajasthan
Died
Mar 1, 2011

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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