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Sir Frederick Grant Banting KBE MC FRS FRSC (November 14, 1891 – February 21, 1941) was a Canadian medical scientist, physician, painter, and Nobel laureate noted as the co-discoverer of insulin...

6/19/2011 11/30/2016

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Lieutenant General Sir William Inglis, KCB (1764 – 29 November 1835) was a British officer of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Inglis served at ...

5/2/2013 11/29/2016

Sir Walter Francis Hely-Hutchinson GCMG (22 August 1849 – 23 September 1913) was an Anglo-Irish diplomat and colonial administrator. Wikipedia: Walter Hely-Hutchinson

2/18/2009 11/27/2016

Sir Roger Moore MP

"James Bond"

Sir Roger George Moore KBE (born 14 October 1927) is an English actor. Moore played the British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985. Moore worked as a model and made se...

7/10/2007 11/27/2016

-------------------- Anthony Cope (author) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ) Sir Anthony Cope (died 1551) was an English author. Life He was the second son of William Cope of Hanwell, O...

8/12/2008 11/26/2016

Sir Henry Wentworth, KB MP (c.1450 - 1499)

Henry Wentworth Sir Henry Wentworth of Nettlestead, Suffolk, KB (b. about 1448, died between 17 August 1499 and 27 February 1501), de jure Lord Despenser, was the grandfather of King Henry VIII's thi...

2/15/2007 11/26/2016

Admiral Sir Arthur Palliser MP (1890 - 1956)

Admiral Sir Arthur Francis Eric Palliser , KCB, DSC (1890 – 22 February 1956) was a prominent British naval officer during World War II. Wikipedia: Arthur Palliser ======================...

8/13/2007 11/25/2016

Sir John Major , KG, CH, ACIB (born 29 March 1943) is a British Conservative politician, who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990–1997....

8/11/2010 11/24/2016

Sir Arthur Lawrence Hobhouse MP (1886 - 1965)

Sir Arthur Lawrence Hobhouse (15 February 1886 – 20 January 1965) English local government Liberal politician best remembered as the architect of the system of National parks of England and Wale...

9/23/2008 11/24/2016

Sir Malcolm Leslie Rifkind KCMG PC QC (born 21 June 1946) is a British politician who served in various roles as a cabinet minister under Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major, including S...

9/7/2016 11/24/2016

Sir Robert Joseph Phillimore, 1st Baronet PC (5 November 1810 – 4 February 1885), was an English judge and politician. Wikipedia: Robert Phillimore

12/2/2012 11/24/2016

Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere, 1st Baronet GCB GCSI (29 March 1815 – 29 May 1884) was a British colonial administrator. He had a successful career in India rising to become Governor of Bombay. H...

12/16/2008 11/24/2016

Sir Richard Baggallay PC (13 May 1816 – 13 November 1888), was a British Conservative politician and judge of the Court of Appeal. Wikipedia: Richard Baggallay Rt. Hon. Sir Richard Bagga...

12/8/2009 11/24/2016

Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy (12 September 1812 – 17 January 1878) was an English historian and jurist. Wikipedia: Edward Shepherd Creasy

4/16/2010 11/24/2016

Family and Education b. June 1553, 1st s. of Sir William Courtenay† of Powderham by Elizabeth, da. of John Paulet, 2nd Mq. of Winchester. educ. M. Temple 1578. m. (1) lic. 18 Jan. 1573, Lady E...

3/1/2008 11/23/2016

Sir Alliott Verdon Roe MP (1877 - 1958)

"Alliott Verdon Roe"

Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe OBE, Hon. FRAeS, FIAS (26 April 1877 – 4 January 1958) was a pioneer English pilot and aircraft manufacturer, and founder in 1910 of the Avro company. After experi...

8/2/2013 11/23/2016

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 Anta...

10/7/2010 11/23/2016

SIR ALEXANDER FLEMING (1881-1955) Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance benzylpenicillin (Penicillin...

9/27/2010 11/23/2016

Sir Thomas More ( 7 February 1477 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...

7/8/2008 11/23/2016

Sir Frank Whittle 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 ...

6/30/2011 11/23/2016

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...

5/16/2007 11/22/2016

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...

6/12/2008 11/22/2016

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 ...

3/11/2008 11/22/2016

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...

11/8/2011 11/22/2016

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 ...

5/1/2013 11/22/2016

Cliff Richard MP

"Sir Cliff Richard"



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...

8/19/2008 11/22/2016

1/16/2012 11/22/2016

Sir Isaac Newton MP (1643 - 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...

6/11/2007 11/22/2016

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...

7/12/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Christopher Lee MP (1922 - 2015)


Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee CBE CStJ (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer, and author. With a career spanning nearly 70 years, Lee initially portrayed villains and be...

12/30/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Ian Murray McKellen , CBE, CH (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor. He has won multiple Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, two Academy Award nominations, and five Emmy Award nominations. His ...

12/29/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Michael Caine, CBE MP

"Michael Caine"

Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Sir Michael Caine, CBE (born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite; 14 March 1933) is one of only two actors nominated for an Academy Award for acting (either lead or supporting) in every decade from the 1960s to...

6/21/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE MP

"Anthony Hopkins"

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE (born 31 December 1937), best known as Anthony Hopkins, is a Welsh actor of film, stage and television. Considered to be one of the greatest living actors, is perhaps be...

11/3/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Mick Jagger MP 100

"Sir Michael Philip Jagger"

Swaggering, thick-lipped Brit Mick Jagger has been the lead singer and (along with guitarist Keith Richards) main songwriter for the consistently popular and influential rock band The Rolling Stones si...

8/19/2008 11/22/2016

Sir Elton Hercules John MP

"Elton John"

British singer, composer, and pianist Elton John was one of the most popular entertainers of the late 20th century, famous for his flashy clothes and string of hit records. In his four-decade career Jo...

4/22/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies. Wikipedia:...

9/22/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Paul McCartney MP

"Paul McCartney", "Paul", "Baby Face"

Outside Peasmarsh, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom

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...

7/20/2007 11/22/2016

Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson CBE (born 22 February 1928) is an English television presenter and entertainer whose career spanned more than 75 years. In 2012, Guinness World Records recognised Forsy...

6/9/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell KCVO from WIkipedia Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell, KCVO (12 June 1901 – 8 June 1979) was a leading British fashion designer, best known for his work for the ladies of...

11/14/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Terry Wogan, KBE MP (1938 - 2016)

1/23/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Michael Edward Lindsay-Hogg, 5th Baronet (born May 5, 1940) is a British television and stage director and an occasional writer and actor. Background and early work Lindsay-Hogg was born in N...

9/1/2007 11/22/2016

Sir John Betjeman, CBE (1906 - 1984)

...was an English poet, writer and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a "poet and hack". He was a founding member of the Victorian Society and a passionate defender of Victorian archit...

11/11/2009 11/22/2016

Sir David St Vincent "Dai" Llewellyn, 4th Baronet (2 April 1946 – 13 January 2009) was a Welsh socialite. He was born in Aberdare, the son of 1952 Summer Olympics gold medallist showjumper Sir...

10/21/2010 11/22/2016

Sir James Michael Goldsmith MP (1933 - 1997)

He was an Anglo-French financier. Towards the end of his life, he became a magazine publisher and a politician. In 1994, he was elected to represent France as a Member of the European Parliament and he...

2/7/2009 11/22/2016

Sir David Frost, OBE MP (1939 - 2013)

"Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and daytime TV game show host. After graduating from Cambridge Unive...

9/20/2010 11/22/2016

Sir Ralph Richardson (1902 - 1983)

Sir Ralph Richardson, who died yesterday at the age of 80, was the most human of all our great actors. With his ripe face and his excitable voice, his amiable combination of eccentricity and down-to-ea...

9/14/2010 11/22/2016

Sir Michael Redgrave CBE MP (1908 - 1985)

He was an English stage and film actor, director, manager and author. He twice (1958 and 1963) won Best Actor trophies in the Evening Standard Awards and twice received the Variety Club of Great Brit...

5/3/2010 11/22/2016

Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE MP (1914 - 2000)

9/14/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Robert Stephens MP (1931 - 1995)

Sir Robert Graham Stephens From Wikipedia (14 July 1931 – 12 November 1995) was a leading English actor in the early years of England's Royal National Theatre. He was one of the most respe...

1/4/2012 11/22/2016

Sir Terence Rattigan MP (1911 - 1977)

Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan CBE (10 June 1911 – 30 November 1977) was one of England's most popular 20th-century dramatists. His plays are generally set in an upper-middle-class background. He...

11/23/2011 11/22/2016

Sir John Clements, CBE (1910 - 1988)

10/19/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Laurence Olivier MP (1907 - 1989)

"Laurence Olivier"

Laurence Olivier From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Ric...

6/16/2007 11/22/2016

Sir Norman Wisdom (1915 - 2010)

Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom , OBE (4 February 1915 – 4 October 2010) was an English actor, comedian, and singer-songwriter best known for a series of comedy films produced between 1953 and 1966 fea...

1/5/2012 11/22/2016

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones MP (1833 - 1898)

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet From Wikipedia: (28 August 1833 – 17 June 1898) was a British artist and designer closely associated with the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite mo...

5/9/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Tom Courtenay MP (1937 - d.)

Sir Thomas Daniel "Tom" Courtenay (/ˈkɔrtni/; born 25 February 1937) is an English actor who came to prominence in the early 1960s with a succession of films including The Loneliness of...

1/11/2012 11/22/2016

Sir Alan Bates, CBE (1934 - 2003)

1/11/2012 11/22/2016

Sir John Tenniel (1820 - 1914)

Member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours; joined staff of Punch (1851); retired (1901); created Knight (1893); Illustrated 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Alice Through the Looking-Glass' &c.

1/12/2012 11/22/2016

Sir Rod Stewart MP

"Rod Stewart"

Roderick David "Rod" Stewart , CBE ( born 10 January 1945 ) is a British singer-songwriter and musician, born and raised in North London, England and currently residing in Epping. He is of Scottish and...

11/20/2010 11/22/2016

Sir James Matthew Barrie, OM, LLD MP (1860 - 1937)

"J. M. Barrie"

Scottish author and dramatist J. M. Barrie is best remembered today for writing Peter Pan (1904), or The Boy Who Would Never Grow Up . The son of Scottish weavers, he moved to London to pursue his inte...

1/16/2012 11/22/2016

Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930), better known as Sean Connery, is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one of them being a BAFTA Academy Fellowshi...

1/20/2012 11/22/2016

Sir Ian Holm, CBE (born 12 September 1931) is an English actor known for his stage work and for many film roles. He received the 1967 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance as Lenny in ...

4/22/2010 11/22/2016

Sir Rex Harrison MP (1908 - 1990)

Sir Reginald Carey "Rex" Harrison (5 March 1908 – 2 June 1990) was an English actor of stage and screen. Harrison won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards. Youth and stage career Harri...

1/15/2008 11/22/2016

Sir Gerald David Nunes Nabarro (29 June 1913 – 18 November 1973) was a British businessman and latterly Conservative Party politician of the 1950s and 1960s. Nabarro was born in Willesden Gree...

6/18/2009 11/22/2016

Sir Felix Aylmer (1889 - 1979)

SIR FELIX AYLMER (Sir Felix Edward Aylmer-Jones), who has died aged 90, in private life looked very little like an eminent actor. Eminent certainly; he had a great air of distinction. But an eminent st...

11/9/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Stanley Baker (1928 - 1976)

Sir Stanley Baker, the Welsh actor and producer, who was knighted only weeks ago in Sir Harold Wilson's resignation honours, died in Spain on June 28 at the age of 48. The son of a mining fam...

11/10/2011 11/22/2016

SIR PETER DAUBENY A major theatre influence Sir Peter Daubeny, CBE, the founder, and for a decade, the Artistic Director of the World Theatre Season at the Aldwych, died yesterday at the age of 54....

7/21/2012 11/22/2016

Sir Bronson Albery (1881 - 1971)

SIR BRONSON ALBERY An outstanding theatre manager Sir Bronson James Albery, who was for many years either a managing director or chairman of the company controlling the Criterion, Wyndham's and the N...

11/9/2011 11/22/2016

Lloyd is a former British newspaper editor and broadcaster.

2/28/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Cecil Beaton MP (1904 - 1980)

Sir Cecil Beaton, CBE, was an English fashion and portrait photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre. He was na...

12/8/2010 11/22/2016

Patrick Stewart played the dashing chrome-domed Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation and in several movies, and the chrome-wheelchair-bound Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men fi...

10/18/2010 11/22/2016

Sir John Gielgud (1904 - 2000)

Sir John Gielgud was an English actor, director, and producer. A descendant of the renowned Terry acting family, he achieved early international acclaim for his youthful, emotionally expressive Hamlet ...

1/25/2011 11/22/2016

Sir John Barbirolli, CH MP (1899 - 1970)

Barbirolli was an English conductor and cellist. He is remembered above all as conductor of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester, which he helped save from dissolution in 1943 and conducted for the...

10/3/2012 11/22/2016

Sir Gerald Du Maurier (1873 - 1934)

Sir Gerald Hubert Edward Busson du Maurier (26 March 1873 – 11 April 1934) was an English actor and manager. He was the son of the writer George du Maurierand brother of Sylvia Llewelyn Davies...

2/3/2011 11/22/2016

Sir John Hawkshaw (1811 - 1891)

Sir John Hawkshaw FRS FRSE MICE (9 April 1811 – 2 June 1891), was an English civil engineer. He served as President of the Institute of Civil Engineers 1862-63. His most noteworthy work is the S...

4/23/2011 11/22/2016

9/6/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Hamilton Harty (1879 - 1941)

Harty was an Irish composer, conductor, pianist and organist. After an early career as a church organist in his native Ireland, Harty moved to London at about age 20, soon becoming a well-known piano a...

7/19/2012 11/22/2016

Sir Anthony Quayle, CBE MP (1913 - 1989)

British actor of stage and screen

4/22/2014 11/22/2016

Founder of Glyndebourne Opera, &c.

5/8/2014 11/22/2016

British actor of stage and screen.

9/12/2014 11/22/2016

Sir William Frederick "Bill" Cotton CBE (23 April 1928 – 11 August 2008) was a British television producer and executive, and the son of big-band leader Billy Cotton. References and Sources ...

12/24/2014 11/22/2016

Sir Bobby Charlton CBE Sir Robert "Bobby" Charlton CBE (born 11 October 1937) is an English former football player, regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and an essential member of...

8/12/2016 11/22/2016

Lenny Henry MP

"Lenny Henry"

Sir Lenworth George Henry , KBE (born 29 August 1958), known as Lenny Henry , is an English stand-up comedian, actor, blues singer, writer, and television presenter, known for co-founding charity Comic...

6/7/2011 11/22/2016