Adventurer and author. Born Venice. First came to London in 1763. Father to two of Teresa Cornelys's children. Died in Bohemia.
Person | Male Born 2/4/1725 Died 4/6/1798
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Spirit of Soho Mural
Interesting that Coca Cola are specifically mentioned on the panel but not as...
American writer. Born as Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, a small village in Missouri; it was small then and is now non-existent. Wrote Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Adventures of Tom Sawyer...
The Day of the Triffids
A novel by John Wyndham. Most of the world's population has been blinded by a freak meteorite shower. Those who remain sighted have to face the added problem of dealing with the triffids which have...
Horatio ('Horace') Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford
Writer and collector. Youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole. His gothic novel "The Castle of Otranto"' was published in 1764. But his passion was his gothic creation, his house at Strawberry Hill,...
Writer of thriller novels such as The Woman in White, The Moonstone. Born 11 New Cavendish Street. A great friend of Charles Dickens, to the extent that they grew beards together. Died at home in 8...
Lucinda Dickens Hawksley
Great-great-great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens.