Person    | Male  Born 9/2/1923  Died 20/3/1964

Brendan Behan

Categories: Literature, Poetry, Theatre

Countries: Ireland

Poet, writer, playwright. Born Dublin. Irish republican and, aged 16 - 23, volunteer in the IRA. He once described himself as a "a drinker with a writing problem". Collapsed in a Dublin bar and died in hospital.

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Brendan Behan

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Spirit of Soho Mural

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Sir Walter Besant

Sir Walter Besant

Novelist and London historian.  Born Portsmouth. 1884 co-founded the Society of Authors. Secretary of the Palestine Exploration Fund. Originator of the People's Palace.  First president of The Hamp...

Person, Community / Clubs, History, Literature

3 memorials
Thomas Park F.S.A.

Thomas Park F.S.A.

"The poetical antiquary", bibliographer and engraver. He published his own verse but mainly he edited historical and literary works. Father of John James Park.

Person, History, Literature, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
De Profundis

De Profundis

Letter written by Oscar Wilde to Lord Alfred Douglas whilst he was imprisoned in Reading Gaol. The title means 'from the depths' and recounts the relationship that the pair shared. It  criticises D...

Fiction, Literature

1 memorial
James Joyce

James Joyce

Writer. Born James Augustine Aloysius Joyce in Dublin. Considered to be one of the most influential authors of the 20th century, his works include 'The Dubliners', 'A Portrait of the Artist as a Yo...

Person, Literature, Seriously Famous, Ireland, Switzerland

1 memorial
Tokyo Sherlock Holmes Society

Tokyo Sherlock Holmes Society

Active in 1953. Initiated by Richard Hughes and also known as the Baritsu Chapter.

Group, Community / Clubs, Literature, Japan

1 memorial