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James Adam

James Adam

Born 21/7/1732, 286 years ago

Born Edinburgh. Died 13 Albemarle Street. By 1754 had joined the family architectural firm. One of four Adam brothers.

Person, Architecture, Scotland

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Robert Burns

Robert Burns

Died 21/7/1796, 222 years ago

Born Alloway, Ayrshire. Wrote in the Scots language, and also in a Scots dialect which is accessible to English speakers. Also collected traditional songs. Scots the world over celebrate his birth ...

Person, Poetry, Seriously Famous, Scotland

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Sir John Gilbert

Sir John Gilbert

Born 21/7/1817, 201 years ago

Born Blackheath. Illustrator and painter. He was closely associated with the Old Watercolour Society, becoming president in 1871. He also achieved fame as an illustrator of Shakespeare’s works and...

Person, Art

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Archbishop Charles Manners-Sutton

Archbishop Charles Manners-Sutton

Died 21/7/1828, 190 years ago

Born Charles Manners.  In 1762 his father added Sutton to the family surname following an inheritance.  Archbishop of Canterbury 1805 - 1828.  Died at home, Lambeth Palace.

Person, Religion

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Lee Miller

Lee Miller

Died 21/7/1977, 41 years ago

Fashion model and photographer.  Born New York. Worked closely with Man Ray in Paris and worked within the surrealist movement, starring in Jean Cocteau's film "Le sang d'un poète". Married an Egyp...

Person, Art, Egypt, France, USA

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