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Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/

Population:
187,056 (2001 census)

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Aldington
Poet
8-Jul-1892 27-Jul-1962 Death of a Hero
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Engineer
9-Apr-1806 15-Sep-1859 Chief engineer of the Great Western Railway
James Callaghan
Head of State
27-Mar-1912 26-Mar-2005 UK Prime Minister, 1976-79
Lol Coxhill
Musician
19-Sep-1932   Sax improvisor
Charles Dickens
Novelist
7-Feb-1812 9-Jun-1870 Oliver Twist
Nicola Duffett
Actor
22-Jan-1963   EastEnders, Family Affairs
Peter Giles
Musician
17-Jun-1944   First or second Giles of Giles, Giles and Fripp
Montagu Love
Actor
15-Mar-1877 17-May-1943 British character actor
John Madden
Film Director
8-Apr-1949   Shakespeare in Love
Olivia Manning
Novelist
2-Mar-1908 23-Jul-1980 Fortunes of War
George Meredith
Novelist
12-Feb-1828 18-May-1909 The Egoist
Roland Orzabal
Musician
22-Aug-1961   Co-Founder, Tears for Fears
Susanna Rowson
Author
c. 1762 2-Mar-1824 Charlotte, a Tale of Truth



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