The name commemorates the British explorer St. John Philby.

The Philby is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Harold Adrian Russell Philby, who was commonly known as Kim Philby (1 January 1912 – 11 May 1988) was a high-ranking member of British intelligence who worked as a spy for and later defected to the Soviet Union. A communist, he served as an NKVD and KGB operative. In 1963, Philby was revealed as a member of the spy ring now known as the Cambridge Five, along with Donald Maclean, Guy Burgess, Anthony Blunt and John Cairncross. More

The privileged son of a British diplomat, Harold "Kim" Philby became one of the most famous spies of the 20th century when he defected to the Soviet Union in 1963 after a career in British intelligence. A student at Cambridge in the 1930s, Philby was drawn to Marxist ideas and was a member of what came to be known as "The Cambridge Spies" - Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean and Anthony Blunt. Burgess, Maclean and Philby were apparently recruited in the 1930s to be Soviet spies, possibly by Blunt. More

Philby or Sheikh Abdullah (الشيخ عبدالله), his Arabic name, was an Arabist, explorer, writer, and British colonial office intelligence officer. He was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied oriental languages under E.G. Browne, and was a friend and classmate of Jawaharlal Nehru, later prime Minister of India. More

Philby became a socialist and later a communist while attending the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. He was recruited into the Soviet intelligence apparatus after working for the Comintern in Vienna following graduation. He posed as a pro-fascist journalist and worked his way into British intelligence, where he came to serve as head of counter-espionage and other posts. This rise through the ranks enabled him to pass sensitive secrets to his Soviet handlers. More

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Of the tales of the Cambridge Three, that of Kim Philby is the most shocking, perhaps because Philby rose higher than the other two professionally, lasted longer wihout being discovered, and seemed to take more seriously the specific aim of betraying his country, the U.S., their secrets, and their operations. Philby, nicknamed "Kim" after a spy character in a Kipling story, attended Cambridge University from 1929 to 1933, majoring first in history and then switching to economics. More

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England)Maclean was warned by Philby he was under suspicion.THE SPY WHO CAME BACK FROM THE DEAD; As traitor Anthony Blunt's ... by The Mirror (London, England)Burgess and Maclean, both British diplomats, fled to Moscow in 1951 after Philby tipped them off that Maclean was about to be exposed. More

There was speculation that Harold "Kim" Philby, head of the Soviet section of the British Secret Intelligence Service, was the "third man" who alerted them before they could be arrested for espionage. Many consider the three to be the most successful spies recruited by the Soviet Union. Burgess and Maclean joined the British Foreign Office, from which they supplied secrets, including highly classified nuclear information and secrets relating to the formation of NATO. More

Philby became a high-ranking officer in British Intelligence and during this time he did a great deal to undermine the work of loyal British intelligence agents. The information handed to the USSR by Philby and other members of the More

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intelligence, and Philby rose in the ranks to be a respected member of the intelligence community. In 1951, under suspicion of being double agents, Burgess and Maclean disappeared, surfacing in Russia in 1956 as defectors. Philby was questioned and accused of being "the Third Man," the one who warned Burgess and Maclean to flee as investigations closed in, but he was never officially charged. More

Kim Philby and the Age of Paranoia = By Ron Rosenbaum; Published: July 10, 1994 * Sign In to E-Mail * Print THE HEART OF THE MATTER The presence of the Philby papers in London was still a closely guarded secret when I stumbled on them through an inadvertent slip by Graham Greene's nephew. More

1960), also known as Jack Philby and Sheikh Abdullah, was an Arabist, explorer, writer, and British colonial office intelligence operative. He was born at St. John's, Badulla, Ceylon and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied Oriental languages under E. G. Browne and was a friend and classmate of Jawaharlal Nehru, later Prime Minister of India. Philby's son Kim Philby became famous for being a British intelligence agent who was a double agent for the Soviet Union. More

8th November 1955: Harold 'Kim' Philby, former first secretary at the British Embassy in Washington, at a press conference he held at his brother's home in Drayton Gardens, London, in response to his name being mentioned in the House of Commons in connection with defected diplomats Burgess and McLean. More

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had the avantage of knowing Philby well, both as a colleague in Section V of SIS and as a friend. He therefore has an insight that the journalists who researched and wrote about Philby did not. Among other things, Trevor-Roper acknowledges the excellent work that Philby did for British Intelligence during WWII (when the Soviet Union was an ally). He notes that the problems arose after the war, when Britain and Russia were at loggerheads.The book is outstanding because of its objectivity. More

Kim Philby has a calming effect on more high-strung or volatile people, and an emotional steadiness that others find soothing. Though gentle and not easily provoked, H.A.R. Philby is tremendously stubborn and resists any change that requires an emotional adjustment, such as changes in his home life or marriage. Kim Philby seeks security and loyalty in love relationships, is extremely devoted to his loved ones and provides a warm, nurturing atmosphere for them. However, H.A.R. More

Philby's influence on the Cold War could be direct, such as when he sabotaged Anglo-American operations, but it was subtle, as well. In 1945, Philby told the Soviets that Elizabeth Bentley, an American working for the communists, had turned herself in to the FBI and had become a double agent. The Soviets quickly shut down their American spies, frustrating the FBI's attempts to substantiate Bentley's accusations of a large Soviet espionage network in the United States. More

(Kim) Philby, the double agent whose betrayal of his country and his social class indelibly marked British politics, has died in Moscow, officials in London said yesterday. He was 76 years old. The officials said they learned of the death from the Soviet Embassy in London, but that no date or cause of death was given. Mr. Philby fled to the Soviet Union in 1963, when his involvement in a Soviet spy ring was about to be revealed. Twelve years earlier, in 1951, Mr. More

way others see him, the way Kim Philby comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Kim Philby - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. More

Cambridge Five, in which Kim Philby was a central figure, had been the most powerful intelligence group during the WWII. Dozens of books have been written about the group, but its numerous deeds will still be hidden under the veil of secrecy for a long time to come. Nevertheless, the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service has managed to shed some light on Philby's life after his mysterious disappearance in Beirut on a winter evening in 1963. More

"Cambridge Five" espionage cell, Philby is believed to have effected the most damage to British and American intelligence, providing classified information to the Soviet Union that caused the deaths of scores of agents, and indirectly, the Korean War. In 1963, Philby was revealed as a member of the spy ring known as the Cambridge Five, along with Donald Maclean, Guy Burgess, Anthony Blunt and John Cairncross. More

Comrade Philby is the fascinating story of a British agent and Oxbridge gent who turned spy for the Russians. Harold Adrian Russell Philby, known to his Muscovite companions as Comrade Kim, defected to the Soviet Union in 1963, working as a British affairs consultant until his death in the late 1980s. He was buried with the military honours normally reserved for a KGB agent. More

Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Alectoris
Species : philbyi
Authority : Lowe, 1934