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  • Henry IV of England (1367 - 1413)
    there are several "disagreements / conflicts " regarding his birth date and date and location of his first marriages as you can see Wikipedia has his birth date as 15 of April 1367 other references...
  • Sir Joseph Banks (1743 - 1820)
    Sir Joseph Banks 1st Baronet, GCB, PRS Birth date: 13th Feb 1743 CJB: This is the date quoted in sources online; however, see Baptism entry below. Were there perhaps two children named Joseph born ...
  • Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS RN (1786 - 1847)
    Sir John Franklin (1786-1847), knighted 1829 NEWS: ONE OF FRANKLIN'S SHIPS LOCATED: See: One of the outstanding explorers of the early 19th century, Admiral Franklin’s tragic end earned him iconic ...
  • Captain Matthew Flinders RN (1774 - 1814)
    Captain Matthew Flinders RN (16 March 1774 – 19 July 1814) was a distinguished navigator and cartographer, who was the first to circumnavigate Australia and identify it as a continent. On his fir...
  • Margaret Thatcher (1925 - 2013)
    Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher LG OM PC FRS FRIC (née Roberts ; 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 199...

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  • Captain Matthew Flinders RN He was the first to circumnavigate Australia and realise it was a continent.
  • Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS RN a British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer. Franklin also served as governor of Tasmania for several years. He disappeared on his last expedition, attempting to chart and navigate a section of the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic.

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  • Montague Russell Page (1906 – 1985) British landscape architect and garden designer born in Lincolnshire.

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  • Sir John Smith c. January 1580 – 21 June 1631. An explorer, soldier and author. He was leader of the Jamestown settlement, Virginia.

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