Minister Plenipotentiary for the King of France in Sweden.
Person, Politics & Administration, France, Sweden
Architect. Though born in Gothenburg, Sweden where his father was a merchant, he is considered to be Scots. Having visited China he designed the Pagoda and Roman Ruin in Kew Gardens. Somerset Hous...
Person, Architecture, China/Hong Kong, Scotland, Sweden
Hot air balloon manufacturer. Pilot of the first British public airmail flight in 1902. He once crossed the North Sea to Sweden in a balloon called “Mammoth” and he was the first balloonist to be i...
Person, Aviation, France, Russia, Sweden
Athlete. Born in Albacken, Sweden. He set over a dozen middle distance world records in events ranging from 1500 to 5000 metres, and was the first person to run a sub-fourteen minute 5000 metres.
Person, Sport / Games, Sweden
Oarsman. Born William Nicoll Duthie Kinnear at Balmanno in the Parish of Marykirk, Kincardine, Scotland. He worked as a draper's assistant before moving to Debenhams in London. His colleagues intro...
Person, Sport / Games, Scotland, Sweden
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Born: 18/3/1842, 176 years ago
Person, Poetry, France
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