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  • Rt Hon Sir Edward Heath, KG, PC (1916 - 2005)
    Sir Edward Richard George "Ted" Heath, KG, MBE, PC (9 July 1916 – 17 July 2005) was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1970–74) and as...
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  • Walter de la Mare (1873 - 1956)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Walter John de la Mare , ( 25 April 1873 – 22 June 1956) was an English poet, short story writer and novelist. He is probably best remembered for his works...
  • Nicholas Culpeper (1616 - c.1654)
    Nicholas Culpeper (18 October 1616 – 10 January 1654) was an English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer. His published books include The English Physician (1652) and the Complete H...
  • Charles Robert Darwin (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...

Famous People from Kent

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  • Thomas Becket (c. 1118–1170) – saint and Archbishop of Canterbury

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  • William Caxton (c. 1420–c. 1492) – first person to introduce a printing press into England
  • Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343–1400) – diplomat and author of The Canterbury Tales
  • Thomas Frederick Colby (1784–1852) – director of the Ordnance Survey
  • Sir Noel Pierce Coward born 16th December 1899 in Teddington and died 26th March 1973 in Jamaica was a well known playright, actor, composer and singer.
  • Nicholas Culpeper (18 October 1616 – 10 January 1654) was an English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer.

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  • Charles Dickens (1812–1870) – foremost English novelist of the Victorian era

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  • Roger Filcock (Blessed) (c. 1553–1601) – executed for preaching Catholicism
  • John Frith (1503–1533) – Protestant priest and writer, executed for heresy

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  • Mick Jagger (born 1943) – singer and songwriter for the band The Rolling Stones

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  • E. Nesbit (1858–1924) – children's author and poet

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  • Mary Quant (born 1934) – fashion designer and inventor of the miniskirt and hot pants

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  • George W. M. Reynolds (1814–1879) – author
  • Keith Richards (born 1943) – guitarist and songwriter for the band The Rolling Stones

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  • Vita Sackville-West (1892–1962) - novelist,traveler and gardner
  • Malcolm Sargent (1895–1967) – leading conductor of choral works

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