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Prince Albert

Prince Albert

Died 14/12/1861, 158 years ago

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

19 memorials

Stanley Baldwin

Stanley Baldwin

Died 14/12/1947, 72 years ago

Prime Minister. Born at Lower Park House, Bewdley, Worcestershire. A cousin of Rudyard Kipling. Married Lucy Ridsdale in 1892. He entered parliament in 1908, became president of the Board of Trade ...

Person, Politics & Administration

5 memorials

Alfred Bestall

Alfred Bestall

Born 14/12/1892, 127 years ago

Author and illustrator. Born Alfred Edmeades Bestall in Mandalay, Burma. He served in the army during World War 1, transporting troops in red double-decker buses. Following his studies at the L.C.C...

Person, Art, Children, Burma, Wales

1 memorial

John Robert Cozens

John Robert Cozens

Died 14/12/1797, 222 years ago

Watercolour painter.  Probably born in London.  Travelled on the Continent.   Painted principally landscapes and nature, especially trees.  From 1794 suffered mental illness and died in the care of...

Person, Art

1 memorial

Roger Fry

Roger Fry

Born 14/12/1866, 153 years ago

Artist, art critic and member of the Bloomsbury Group. Born Roger Eliot Fry at 6, The Grove, Highgate. 8 years later the family moved next door into number 5.  Primarily a landscape painter, he cha...

Person, Art

2 memorials

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