Sir John Everett Millais
Person Male Born 8/6/1829 Died 13/8/1896
Born Southampton. A prodigy, the youngest ever pupil at the Royal Academy School. Co-founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His friendship with Ruskin did not survive marrying the ex-Mrs Ruskin, Effie. Painted 'Bubbles'. The first artist to be knighted. President of the Royal Academy in 1896. Died at home, 2 Palace Gate, SW7, now marked with a plaque.