Archimedes

Archimedes

Mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer.  c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC.

Person, Science, Greece

2 memorials
Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke

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

2 memorials
Lord Byron

Lord Byron

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

8 memorials
Constantine Cavafy

Constantine Cavafy

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

1 memorial
Sir Arthur Crosfield

Sir Arthur Crosfield

Wealthy soap magnate and Liberal MP for Warrington in Cheshire. Married Domini Elliadi, a Greek tennis champion and millionairess, and in 1912 they bought Parkfield in Highgate from Walter Scrimgeo...

Person, Benefactor, Industry, Politics & Administration, France, Greece

1 memorial
Mr & Mrs Paul Crosfield

Mr & Mrs Paul Crosfield

Our picture shows Paul Crosfield as a young boy at the Highgate tennis fete in 1931. We think it highly likely that Paul is son of Sir Arthur but can't prove it.   2016: Via Facebook William Tell ...

Group, Benefactor, Greece

1 memorial
Lieutenant Colonel Selden Raymond Edner, DFC

Lieutenant Colonel Selden Raymond Edner, DFC

Selden Raymond Edner was born on 26 January 1919 in Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA, the second of the three sons of Eric Olaus Edner (1890-1948) and Anna Josephina Edner née Halvor...

Person, War Memorial WW2, Execution, Greece, USA

1 memorial
Hipparchus

Hipparchus

Astronomer, geographer, and mathematician.  190 BC – c. 120 BC.   Founder of trigonometry.   Possibly invented the armillary sphere, which we've discovered is occasionally used as a memorial, e.g. ...

Person, Science, Greece, Turkey

1 memorial
Hippocrates

Hippocrates

Greek physician, known as the father of medicine. Born in 460 BC on the island of Cos, Greece. Died in 377 BC

Person, Medicine, Greece

2 memorials
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