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Frank Risdon

Frank Risdon

Died 19/12/2005, 13 years ago

Architect:, FRIBA, AADip,(Hons). Born Brixton. See Times Obituary.

Person, Architecture

1 memorial

Lord Edward Somerset

Lord Edward Somerset

Born 19/12/1776, 242 years ago

Soldier and elder brother of Lord Raglan. From Wikivividly : "... in 1815 they {the Life Guards} were part of The Household Brigade at the Battle of Waterloo under Major-General Lord Edward Somers...

Person, Armed Forces

1 memorial

Italo Svevo

Italo Svevo

Born 19/12/1861, 157 years ago

Businessman and author. Born in Trieste (then part of Austria-Hungary) as Aron Ettore Schmitz. The pseudonym translates as 'Swabian Italian', but as the only definitions of Swabian relate to places...

Person, Commerce, Literature, Austria, Hungary, Italy

1 memorial

J. M. W. Turner

J. M. W. Turner

Died 19/12/1851, 167 years ago

Born (on St George's Day) in Covent Garden. Even as he became successful he refused to modify his working-class accent. Lived alone with his father. Had few friends, two mistresses but never mar...

Person, Art, Seriously Famous

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