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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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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International Reggae Day

International Reggae Day

From Caribbean National Weekly: "Reggae fans across the globe celebrate the rich legacy of reggae music today, July 1, as International Reggae Day (IRD). Honoring the genre’s rich history while cel...

Event, Music / songs, Race Issues

1 memorial
Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival

It seems that the roots of the Notting Hill Carnival are in dispute since both Claudia Jones and Rhaune Laslett-O'Brien have a claim to be the originator. Claudia organised the first indoor event a...

Event, Community / Clubs, Race Issues, Tourism / Traditions, Caribbean Islands

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Doctor Harold Moody

Doctor Harold Moody

Physician. Born Harold Arundel Moody at 8 Rum Lane, Kingston, Jamaica. Although well qualified, he was refused a post at King's College Hospital because of his colour, but became a medical superint...

Person, Medicine, Race Issues, Jamaica

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George Alexander Gratton

George Alexander Gratton

Born on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent in 1808 to slave parents. Born with vitiligo, also known as piebaldism he was, as a baby, put on show in the capital, Kingstown. Aged 15 months he was ta...

Person, Children, Race Issues, Caribbean Islands

1 memorial
Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States 1801-9. During his lifetime he owned over 600 slaves.

Person, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Seriously Famous, USA

1 memorial