Actor and theatre director. Born George Alexander Cassady Devine in Hendon. He became interested in theatre while studying at Oxford and in 1932 was made president of the Oxford University Dramatic...
Actor, dramatist and theatre manager. Born Hereford. Left home and travelled to London with Samuel Johnson. As a friend of the Adams brothers he was in 1772, one of the first residents in their ...
Reigned: 1910 - 1936. Born third in line to the throne, after his father (who became King Edward VII) and Prince Albert Victor, who died early. Married Princess Mary of Teck in 1893. Shy and solit...
Person, Royalty, Seriously Famous
Prison reformer. Born Hackney. Travelled throughout the UK and then further afield investigating the state of welfare in prisons and doing what he could to improve it. Died in Kherson in the Ukrain...
Person, Social Welfare, Ukraine
Poet and essayist. Born in Liverpool. A member of The Rhymers' Club.Died in Menton, south of France.
Person, Poetry, France
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