Concept, Politics & Administration, Community / Clubs, Switzerland
Sculptor. Born Switzerland in an English family. Seems to have specialised in war memorials. Active during the period 1919-1929, at least.
Person, Sculpture, Switzerland
Actor. Born Richard Walter Jenkins at Pont-rhyd-y-fen, Wales. He was adopted by his English teacher Philip Burton, and took his surname. His first theatrical success was in Christopher Fry's 'The L...
Person, Theatre, Cinema, TV & Radio, Switzerland, Wales
Born Charles Spencer Chaplin in East Street, Walworth (possibly, see Londonist). Comic actor, composer, director and producer. Born into a music hall family. He joined a troupe of child dancers, '...
Person, Seriously Famous, Cinema, Switzerland, USA
Thriller writer. Born at the site of the plaque as René Lodge Brabazon Raymond. Under various pseudonyms, he wrote ninety novels, fifty of which were made into films. Died in Corseaux-sur-Vevey, Sw...
Person, Literature, Switzerland
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Died: 18/3/1907, 111 years ago
Person, Science, France
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