Mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC.
Person, Science, Greece
Person, Philosophy, Greece
WW1 poet. Born Rugby. Joined the navy and sailed to the Med. but died on his way to Gallipoli from an infected mosquito bite, on a French hospital ship moored in the Aegean Sea. Buried in an oli...
Person, Poetry, Greece
Born Holles Street, baptised at St Marylebone church in the same year. Spent the first 10 years of his life in Aberdeen with his mother. On the death of a great-uncle in 1798 he succeeded to the ti...
Person, Poetry, Seriously Famous, Greece, Scotland
Poet. Known as Constantine Peter Cavafy and as Konstantin or Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis. Born Egypt to Greek parents. On the death of his father in 1870 the family settled in Liverpool for a time,...
Person, Poetry, Egypt, Greece
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Died: 23/4/1901, 120 years ago
Person, Politics & Administration
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