Born in Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire, Scotland. Died 13 Albemarle Street and is buried in Westminster Abbey. Robert is the most celebrated of the four Adam brothers, who together designed classical build...
Person, Architecture, Seriously Famous, Scotland
Born Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Germany, as Albert Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel. Married his first cousin, Victoria, in 1840. President of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition. Generally in...
Person, Royalty, Seriously Famous, Germany
Person, Royalty, Seriously Famous
Ballet dancer and choreographer. Born Frederick William Mallandaine Ashton in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He studied under Léonide Massine and Marie Rambert, and was chief choreographer to Ninette de Valoi...
Person, Seriously Famous, Dance, Ecuador
Born in Morley, Yorkshire. Prime Minister 1908 to 1916. 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith. Died Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire. The Suffragettes' enemy. Film director Anthony Asquith was his son and La...
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Died: 18/9/1830, 190 years ago
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