Person    | Male  Born 12/8/1762  Died 26/6/1830

King George IV

Regent: 1811 - 1820. Reigned: 1820 - 1830. After secretly marrying Mrs Fitzherbert, he then officially married Princess Caroline of Brunswick. Built the Royal Pavilion at Brighton. A statue of him once stood at the junction of Pentonville Road, Euston Road, Gray's Inn Road and Caledonian Road. The area and then King's Cross station took their name from this statue.

Was governor of the South Sea company whose trade had been slavery.

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King George IV

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Cadiz Memorial

On their withdrawal the French deliberately destroyed their cannons. The Spa...

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Garden of rest

Holly Road Garden of rest This garden was first laid out for public use in 19...

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George IV

One third of the sculptor's fees, totalling £9,000, were paid by the king, wh...

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George IV - Oxford Street

{Both sides of the head:} GR 1822

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Kings College - Strand

The college was founded by King George IV in 1829.

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Achilles statue

Modelled on the statue of Dioscuri in Rome. A gay friend of ours is fond of ...

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Mydiddee

Mydiddee

He was the servant of a Tahitian chief, and it is believed that he was brought to England by Captain Bligh (6 years after the ill-fated Bounty assignment) to act as a cultural ambassador. Already i...

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1 memorial
Joaquim Nabuco

Joaquim Nabuco

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Person, Literature, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Brazil, USA

1 memorial
Pocahontas

Pocahontas

Native American daughter of an Algonquian chief; birth date approximate. According to colonist John Smith, when he was being held captive by her tribe the 11-year old Pocahontas saved his life by b...

Person, Race Issues, Seriously Famous, Tragedy, USA

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William Smith

William Smith

Born Clapham. Lived at Eagle House on Clapham Common. M.P. Pioneer of religious liberty. Early advocate for the abolition of the slave trade. Grandfather of Florence Nightingale. Died at 5 Blan...

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1 memorial
Newman Hall

Newman Hall

Non-conformist minister and hymn writer. Born Maidstone, Kent as Christopher Newman Hall. 1854 became minister of Surrey Chapel. Promoted the abolition of slavery and in 1867 visited North America,...

Person, Music / songs, Race Issues, Religion

2 memorials