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Javier Perez de Cuellar

Javier Perez de Cuellar

Died 4/3/2020, 1 year ago

Javier Felipe Ricardo Pérez de Cuéllar y de la Guerra was born on 19 January 1920 in Lima, Peru. He served as Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1982 to1991 and was made a Knight Command...

Person, Politics & Administration, Peru

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David Martyn Evans-Bevan

David Martyn Evans-Bevan

Born 4/3/1902, 119 years ago

Son of Evan.  Roots Web provides: "1st Baronet 1958. Governor of London House; Member of Shipwrights Co. He bought Margam Abbey as a present for his wife, but never lived there! Later he gave it to...

Person, Benefactor, Wales

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William Alfred Westropp Foyle

William Alfred Westropp Foyle

Born 4/3/1885, 136 years ago

Founded Foyles Bookshop in 1903.  Born Shoreditch, the 7th child of a 7th child of a 7th child.  William and brother Gilbert opened their first bookshop in Islington, moved to Peckham and then Ceci...

Person, Commerce, Museums / Libraries

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Henry the Navigator

Henry the Navigator

Born 4/3/1394, 627 years ago

Prince. Born in Porto, Portugal. Son of King John I of Portugal and Philippa of Lancaster, John of Gaunt's daughter.  His soubriquet is misleading, as he did most of his 'navigating' from dry land ...

Person, Exploring, Portugal

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Lawrence Holofcener

Lawrence Holofcener

Died 4/3/2017, 4 years ago

An American who was born on 23 February 1926 in Baltimore City, Maryland, USA and who moved to the Isle of Wight. He died, aged 91 years, on 4 March 2017 and was cremated in West Palm Beach, Beach...

Person, Sculpture, USA

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