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Jane Loudon

Jane Loudon

Died 13/7/1858, 162 years ago

Author and pioneer of science fiction. Born near Birmingham as Jane Webb. Wrote "The Mummy!: Or a Tale of the Twenty-Second Century" and published it in 1827, anonymously. This was reviewed favour...

Person, Art, Gardens / Agriculture, Literature

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Jean-Paul Marat

Jean-Paul Marat

Died 13/7/1793, 227 years ago

Physician, political theorist, scientist, radical journalist and politician from the French Revolution. Murdered in his bath by Charlotte Corday.

Person, Medicine, Nationalism, Politics & Administration, Journalism / Publishing, France, Switzerland

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Harry McGowan

Harry McGowan

Died 13/7/1961, 59 years ago

Born Glasgow. Aged 15 he joined Nobel's Explosives Company and worked his way up to running it. Nobels became part of ICI of which he became Chairman and Managing Director in 1930, following on fro...

Person, Industry, Scotland

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Michael Oliver

Michael Oliver

Born 13/7/1940, 80 years ago

Born James Michael Yorrick Oliver. Investment banker and Lord Mayor of London 2001 - 2.

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

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Pepys Estate

Pepys Estate

Started 13/7/1966, 54 years ago

Built by the GLC, the Pepys Estate was opened by Earl Mountbatten. The section to the east of Grove Street stands on the site of the Royal Victoria Victualling Yard. The excellent Municipal Dreams...

Place, Social Welfare

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