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Lord Richard Attenborough, CBE

Lord Richard Attenborough, CBE

Actor, director, producer. Born Cambridge. Older brother of TV wildlife presenter Sir David.

Person, Benefactor, Cinema, Seriously Famous, Theatre

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Jane Austen, novelist of 6 major novels including Pride and Prejudice. Born: Steventon, Hampshire. Died: Winchester, Hampshire. For all Austen-related London locations see Londonist.

Person, Literature, Seriously Famous

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Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage

Mathematician and pioneer of the modern computer. Probably born in Crosby Row on what is now Walworth Road. He was critical, to the point of rudeness, of the Royal Society, its officers and other s...

Person, Science, Seriously Famous

2 memorials

Robert Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell

Army officer and founder of the boy scouts and girl guides. Born as Robert Stephenson Smyth Powell at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington. His mother changed the family name to Baden-Powell after her hus...

Person, Armed Forces, Children, Community / Clubs, Seriously Famous, Afghanistan, India, Kenya, South Africa

2 memorials

Sir Douglas Bader

Sir Douglas Bader

Air force officer. Born Douglas Robert Steuart Bader at St John's Wood. Commissioned in the Royal Air Force as a pilot officer in 1930. In 1931, following a crash, he had both legs amputated. He wa...

Person, Armed Forces, Seriously Famous

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