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Charles Babbage MP (1791 - 1871)

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Aneurin Bevan (1897 - 1960)

Aneurin "Nye" Bevan (pronounced /əˈnaɪrɪn/; Welsh: [aˈnəɨ.rin]; 15 November 1897 – 6 July 1960) was a British Labour Party politician who was t...

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Bob Geldof, KBE MP

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James Connolly MP (1868 - 1916)

Source: Wikipedia JAMES CONNOLLY James Connoly (5 June 1868 - 12 May 1916) was an Irish republican and socialist leader. He was born in the Cowgate area of Edinburgh, Scotland to Irish immigrant pa...

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Edward I "Longshanks", King of England MP (1239 - 1307)

a short summary from Wikipedia: Edward I Longshanks Reign: 16 November 1272 – 7 July 1307 Coronation: 19 August 1274 Predecessor : Henry III Successor: Edward II Spouse: Eleanor of C...

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Cliff Richard MP

England

Inspired by the music of Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard dominated the pre-Beatles British pop scene in the late '50s and early '60s. His 1958 hit single "Move It" is often described as Britain's first au...

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George Stephenson MP (1781 - 1848)

George Stephenson From Wikipedia (9 June 1781 – 12 August 1848) was an English civil engineer and mechanical engineer who built the first public railway line in the world to use steam loco...

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Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader MP (1910 - 1982)

Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader From Wikipedia: ( /ˈbɑːdər/) CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar, FRAeS, DL (21 February 1910 – 5 September 1982) was a Royal...

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Donald Campbell (1921 - 1967)

Donald Malcolm Campbell CBE (23 March 1921 – 4 January 1967) was a British speed record breaker who broke eight absolute world speed records on water and on land in the 1950s and 1960s. He rem...

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Marie Stopes, D.Sc., Ph.D. (1880 - 1958)

Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes (15 October 1880 – 2 October 1958) was a British author, palaeobotanist, campaigner for women's rights and pioneer in the field of birth control. She was the ...

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Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE MP

Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA (born 8 June 1955),[1] also known as "TimBL," is a British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a ...

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Rt Hon Tony Benn MP (1925 - 2014)

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn PC (born 3 April 1925), formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate, is a retired British Labour Party politician who was a Member of Parliament (MP) for 50 years and a Cabinet Minister ...

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Richard Burton, CBE (1925 - 1984)

Richard Burton, CBE (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, six of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role (without ever winn...

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Sir Barnes Neville Wallis MP (1887 - 1979)

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, CBE, FRS, RDI, FRAeS (26 September 1887 – 30 October 1979), was an English scientist, engineer and inventor. He is best known for inventing the bouncing bomb used by...

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Sir Walter Raleigh MP (1552 - 1618)

'Sir Walter Raleigh1 'M, #146602, b. 1552, d. 1618 Last Edited=9 Feb 2010 'Sir Walter Raleigh was born in 1552.1 He married Elizabeth Throckmorton, daughter of Sir Nicholas Throckmorton and Anne ...

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J. R. R. Tolkien MP (1892 - 1973)

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien , CBE (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973), was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy work...

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James Clerk-Maxwell of Glenlair MP (1831 - 1879)

James Clerk Maxwell FRS FRSE (13 June 1831 – 5 November 1879) was a Scottish mathematical physicist. His most prominent achievement was to formulate a set of equations that describe electricity,...

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Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG MP (1887 - 1976)

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG, GCB, DSO, PC (pronounced /məntˈɡʌm&#x...

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Bono MP

Paul David Hewson - BONO Paul David Hewson was born on 10 May 1960, in Dublin, Ireland. The son of a Roman Catholic postal worker, Bono's Protestant mother died when the boy was just 14. He joined th...

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Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson MP

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies. Source:

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James Watt MP (1736 - 1819)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Watt , (19 January 1736 – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundam...

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J. K. Rowling MP

J.K. Rowling - Wikipedia J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter Website Joanne "Jo" Rowling , OBE ( born 31 July 1965 ), better known as J. K. Rowling is a British author best known as the creator of the Ha...

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Dr. David Livingstone MP (1813 - 1873)

David Livingstone was born on the 19 March 1813, 8 miles south of Glasgow, one of seven children. As a young child he worked tirelessly on the cotton mills from 6am to 8pm and then studied hard at the ...

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Geoffrey Chaucer MP (c.1343 - c.1399)

also some good info, stories and facts in here... Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22 for Geoffrey Chaucer= Pgs 154-167 (his son Thomas is directly after it ) =====================...

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David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor MP (1863 - 1945)

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor OM, PC (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British Liberal politician and statesman. He was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom at the he...

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Charles Robert Darwin MP (1809 - 1882)

Charles Robert Darwin From Wikipedia FRS (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist.[I] He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancesto...

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Edward Anthony Jenner MP (1749 - 1823)

Edward Anthony Jenner (17 May 1749 – 26 January 1823) was an English physician and scientist from Berkeley, Gloucestershire, who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine. He is often called "the fath...

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Robert I the Bruce, King of Scots MP (1274 - 1329)

Robert I of Scotland Roibeard Brús Raibeart I na h-Alba Robert I av Skottland English Monarchs, The House of Bruce, Robert the Bruce ---------------------------------

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Henry V of England MP (1387 - 1422)

PLEASE READ THIS COMMENT REGARDING HIS BIRTH DATE; "Henry was born in the tower above the gatehouse of Monmouth Castle and for that reason called Henry of Monmouth, son of Henry of Bolingbroke, later...

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Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother MP (1900 - 2002)

=The location of her birth remains uncertain, but reputedly she was born either in her parents' Westminster home at Belgrave Mansions, Grosvenor Gardens, or in a horse-drawn ambulance on the way to a h...

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Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni MP (c.30 - c.62)

Boudica or Boudicca, also known as Boadicea and known in Welsh as Buddug (d. AD 60 or 61) was queen of the British Iceni tribe who led an uprising against the occupying forces of the Roman Empire.

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Queen Elizabeth II MP

Queen of the Commonwealth realms Reign since 6. February 1952 Coronation 2. June 1953 Predecessor: George VI Heir-apparent: Charles, Prince of Wales Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; bo...

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Aleister Crowley MP (1875 - 1947)

Wikipedia page . A more detailed biography . The documentary In Search Of The Great Beast 666 .

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Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom MP (1819 - 1901)

Victoria Alexandrina Princess of Hanover. HM Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom on 20 June 1837. Crowned Queen of the United Kingdom on 28 June 1838 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, Eng...

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Alfred the Great, King of the Anglo-Saxons MP (849 - 899)

Alfred the Great (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel") (849 – 26 October 899) was King of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred is noted for his defence of the Anglo-...

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Elizabeth I of England MP (1533 - 1603)

"Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bes...

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William Booth MP (1829 - 1912)

William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912). The Christian movement with a quas...

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Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom MP (1874 - 1965)

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, Hon. RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 19...

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Jane Austen MP (1775 - 1817)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction set among the gentry earned her a place as one of th...

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Diana, Princess of Wales MP (1961 - 1997)

"Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances;[fn 1] née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Eli...

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Rt Hon Tony Blair, PC MP

The Rt Hon Anthony Charles Lynton Blair charismatic, articulate, and the youngest British prime minister of the 20th century when he took office in 1997. In May 2007, before his resignation, it was rep...

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Charlie Chaplin MP (1889 - 1977)

One of the most creative and influential personalities of the silent-film era and one of the great icons of 20th-century film, Charlie Chaplin used mime, slapstick and other visual comedy routines, and...

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Sir David Attenborough MP

Attenborough's contribution to broadcasting and wildlife film-making has brought him international recognition. He has been called "the great communicator, the peerless educator" and "the greatest broa...

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George Harrison MP (1943 - 2001)

George Harrison was an English rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and film producer who achieved international fame as lead guitarist in The Beatles. Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison em...

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Edward William Elgar MP (1857 - 1934)

Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO From Wikipedia (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international cl...

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Dame Julie Andrews, DBE MP

Brentwood, Ca, United States

Dame Julia Elizabeth Andrews, DBE (née Wells; born 1 October 1935) is a British film and stage actress, singer, and author. She is the recipient of Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy, BAFTA, People's Ch...

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Freddie Mercury MP (1946 - 1991)

Another One Bites The Dust Freddie's Last Interview Freddie Mercury - The Untold Story Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara (Gujarati: ફારોખ બલ&#...

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Alexander Graham Bell MP (1847 - 1922)

Alexander Graham Bell March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922 Parents: Alexander Bell and Eliza Grace Symonds Wife: Mabel Gardiner Hubbard 1858-1923 Children: Elsie May Grosvenor (Bell) 1878-19...

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Capt Robert Falcon Scott, CVO, RN MP (1868 - 1912)

Robert Falcon Scott , CVO was born on 6 June 1868 in Devonport. He became a naval cadet at the age of 13 and served on a number of Royal Navy ships in the 1880s and 1890s. He attracted the notice of th...

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Lawrence of Arabia MP (1888 - 1935)

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB, DSO (16 August 1888[5] – 19 May 1935), known professionally as T. E. Lawrence, was a British Army officer renowned especially for his liaison role ...

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Florence Nightingale ("The Lady with the Lamp") MP (1820 - 1910)

Florence Nightingale Born 12 May 1820, Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany. Died 13 August 1910 (aged 90),Park Lane, London, United Kingdom. Profession: Nurse and Statistician. Institutions: Selimiye Ba...

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John "The Methodist Founder" Wesley MP (1703 - 1791)

Born June 28, 1703, at Epworth, Lincolnshire, England. 15th of 19 siblings. Father: Anglican minister. Raised Anglican. Schooled through Oxford University. Childhood distinctions: righteous, bookish. B...

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Vice Admiral Sir Francis Drake MP (c.1540 - 1596)

Alternate date: He his said to have died in January 1596, but his will is dated April 10, 1661. -=-=-=-=-=- Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral (1540 – 27 January 1596) was an English sea capt...

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Sir William "Braveheart" Wallace, Kt. MP (1272 - 1305)

Sir William Wallace Ellerslie (1272-1305), William was born at Ellerslie (Elderslie),which is in either Ayrshire or Renfrewshire, being the fact that there are two locations of this name. He was born s...

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John Logie Baird FRSE MP (1888 - 1946)

FRSE= Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (aka Royal Society of Edinburgh) John Logie Baird FRSE (14 August 1888 – 14 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer and inventor of the world'...

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Henry VIII, King of England MP (1491 - 1547)

Henry VIII of England Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was also Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) and claimant to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the secon...

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Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, OM, KBE, CB, FRS, Hon FRAeS MP (1907 - 1996)

" Frank Whittle ", Westminster Abbey Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, OM, KBE, CB, FRS, Hon FRAeS (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was a British Royal Air Force (RAF) engineer officer. He i...

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Charles Dickens MP (1812 - 1870)

Charles John Huffam Dickens, pen-name "Boz", was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and one of the most popular of all time. He created some of literature's most iconic characters,...

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John Harrison MP (1693 - 1776)

John Harrison (24 March 1693 – 24 March 1776) was a self-educated English clockmaker. He invented the marine chronometer, a long-sought device in solving the problem of establishing the East-Wes...

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William Blake MP (1757 - 1827)

William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history ...

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Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England and Saint MP (1478 - 1535)

Sir Thomas More ( 7 February 1478 to“ 6 July 1535), known by Catholics as Saint Thomas More since 1935, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humani...

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Thomas Paine MP (1737 - 1809)

This profile is a work in progress From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Paine Full name Thomas Paine Born February 9, 1737 Thetford, Norfolk, England, Great Britain Died June 8, 1809...

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David Beckham MP

He is an English footballer who currently plays in midfield for Milan in Serie A, on loan from Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy. He is also an established member of the England national team...

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Eric Morecambe, OBE MP (1926 - 1984)

Eric Morecambe From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born John Eric Bartholomew 14 May 1926(1926-05-14) Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK Died 28 May 1984(1984-05-28) (aged 58) Cheltenham, Glouces...

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Group Capt The Baron Cheshire, VC, OM, DSO, DFC (1917 - 1992)

Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire, VC, OM, DSO and Two Bars, DFC (7 September 1917 – 31 July 1992) was a highly decorated British RAF pilot during the Second World War. ...

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Guy Fawkes MP (1570 - 1606)

Guy Fawkes (13 April 1570 – 31 January 1606), also known as Guido Fawkes, the name he adopted while fighting for the Spanish in the Low Countries, belonged to a group of provincial English Catho...

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David Bowie MP

Manhattan and London

David Bowie was born David Robert Jones in Brixton, London on 8 January 1947.His mother, Margaret Mary "Peggy" (née Burns), of Irish descent, worked as a cinema usherette, while his father, Hayw...

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William Wilberforce MP (1759 - 1833)

William Wilberforce (24 August 1759 – 29 July 1833) was a British politician, a philanthropist and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. A native of Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshir...

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Emmeline Pankhurst MP (1858 - 1928)

From - (please visit for full citations) Emmeline Pankhurst (born Emmeline Goulden) (15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movemen...

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William Tyndale, English Bible Translator MP (c.1492 - 1536)

From the English Wikipedia page on William Tyndale: William Tyndale (sometimes spelled Tindall, Tindill, Tyndall; c. 1492 – 1536) was an English scholar and translator who became a leading f...

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Stephen Hawking MP

Oxford, England

Stephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA (born 8 January 1942) is a British theoretical physicist and cosmologist, whose scientific books and public appearances have made him an academic celebrity. ...

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Owain IV Glendower MP (1349 - 1415)

Owain Glyndŵr (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈoʊain ɡlɨ̞nˈduːr]), or Owain Glyn Dŵr, anglicised by William Shakespeare as Owen Glendower (c. 1349 ...

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Michael Faraday MP (1791 - 1867)

Michael Faraday, FRS Click here to view the Wikipedia page for Michael Faraday Michael Faraday (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867), was an English chemist and physicist (or natural philosop...

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Alan Mathison Turing MP (1912 - 1954)

Alan Turing's Family Tree Alan Turing is arguably the man who most changed the world in the 20th-century with the invention of the computer. The fact that you're reading this online is due to the gen...

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Sir Alexander Fleming, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 MP (1881 - 1955)

SIR ALEXANDER FLEMING (1881-1955) is the first cousin, twice removed, of Margaret Strang Craig Gilmour (1915-2008), the wife of James Coats Reid of Wester Kittochside (1908-1988) [ ]. A drop-line ped...

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Sir Paul McCartney MP

Outside Peasmarsh, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE is an English singer-songwriter, poet, composer, multi-instrumentalist, entrepreneur, record and film producer, painter, and animal rights and peace activist. Formerly of ...

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Margaret Thatcher MP (1925 - 2013)

"Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS, née Roberts (13 October 1925 - 8 April 2013), was a British politician, the longest-serving (1979–1990) Prime Minister of the...

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Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington MP (1769 - 1852)

Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, KP, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (c. 29 April/1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852), was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman, and one of the leading...

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Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell MP (1857 - 1941)

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (pronounced /ˈbeɪdən ˈpoʊ.əl/) OM, GCMG, GCVO, KCB (22 February 1857 – 8 January 1941), als...

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Captain James Cook MP (1728 - 1779)

Captain James Cook FRS RN (7 November [O.S. 27 October] 1728 – 14 February 1779) was an English explorer, navigator and cartographer, ultimately rising to the rank of Captain in the Royal Navy. ...

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Sir Ernest Shackleton MP (1874 - 1922)

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, CVO, OBE (15 February 1874 – 5 January 1922) was an Irish-born British explorer who was one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antar...

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Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland MP (1599 - 1658)

Oliver Cromwell (born April 25, 1599 Old Style, died September 3, 1658 Old Style) was an English military and political leader best known for his involvement in making England into a republican Commo...

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Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson MP (1758 - 1805)

Nelson was born at the Rectory of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, East England, UK, the son of the village rector Edmund Nelson and his wife Catherine. He attended schools at Norwich and North Walsham before ...

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John Lennon MP (1940 - 1980)

John Lennon achieved worldwide fame in the 1960s as a singer, songwriter and guitarist in one of the most successful bands of all time - The Beatles . He is credited as being the original and founding ...

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Sir Isaac Newton MP (1642 - 1727)

Sir Isaac Newton FRS (4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727 [OS: 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726]) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theol...

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William Shakespeare MP (1564 - 1616)

William Shakespeare passed away on his 52nd birthday, and the cause of his death remains a mystery. He died on April 23 (Julian calendar) which is May 4. Buried at Holy Trinity Churchyard. His wife Ann...

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel MP (1806 - 1859)

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS From Wikipaedia: (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was a leading British civil engineer, famed for his bridges and dockyards, and especially for the construc...

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