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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ralph Abercromby
Military
7-Oct-1734 28-Mar-1801 British general
Leo Abse
Politician
22-Apr-1917 19-Aug-2008 Labour MP for Torfaen, 1983-87
Lord Acton
Historian
10-Jan-1834 19-Jun-1902 British historian
Gerry Adams
Politician
6-Oct-1948   President of Sinn Fein
Henry Addington
Head of State
30-May-1757 15-Feb-1844 UK Prime Minister, 1801-04
Joseph Addison
Author
1-May-1672 17-Jun-1719 The Spectator
Douglas Alexander
Politician
26-Oct-1967   British MP, Paisley and Renfrewshire South
John Anderson
Politician
8-Jul-1882 4-Jan-1958 Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1943-45
Norman Angell
Economist
26-Dec-1872 7-Oct-1967 The Great Illusion
Jeffrey Archer
Novelist
15-Apr-1940   First Among Equals
Paddy Ashdown
Politician
27-Feb-1941   Leader of Liberal Democrats, 1988-99
Herbert Henry Asquith
Head of State
12-Sep-1852 15-Feb-1928 UK Prime Minister, 1908-16
Nancy Astor
Politician
19-May-1879 2-May-1964 First woman in the House of Commons
Humphrey Atkins
Politician
12-Aug-1922 4-Oct-1996 Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 1979-81
Clement Attlee
Head of State
3-Jan-1883 8-Oct-1967 UK Prime Minister, 1945-51
Francis Bacon
Philosopher
22-Jan-1561 9-Apr-1626 Novum Organum
Louise Bagshawe
Novelist
28-Jun-1971   Chick lit novelist, British MP for Corby
Kenneth Baker
Politician
3-Nov-1934   UK Home Secretary, 1990-92
Stanley Baldwin
Head of State
3-Aug-1867 14-Dec-1947 UK Prime Minister three times
Arthur Balfour
Head of State
25-Jul-1848 19-Mar-1930 UK Prime Minister, 1902-05
John Ball
Naturalist
20-Aug-1818 21-Oct-1889 Irish Alpinist
Ed Balls
Politician
25-Feb-1967   British MP, Normanton
Anthony Barber
Politician
4-Jul-1920 16-Dec-2005 Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1970-74
Vernon Bartlett
Journalist
30-Apr-1894 18-Jan-1983 Journey's End
Lord Beaverbrook
Business
25-May-1879 9-Jun-1964 Media mogul, UK cabinet minister
Margaret Beckett
Government
15-Jan-1943   UK Foreign Secretary, 2006-07
William Thomas Beckford
Author
1-Oct-1760 2-May-1844 History of the Caliph Vatheck
Hilaire Belloc
Author
27-Jul-1870 16-Jul-1953 The Bad Child's Book of Beasts
Hilary Benn
Politician
26-Nov-1953   UK Minister for the Environment
Tony Benn
Politician
3-Apr-1925   Radical left Labour MP
William Beveridge
Economist
5-Mar-1879 16-Mar-1963 Social Insurance and Allied Services
Ernest Bevin
Politician
9-Mar-1881 14-Apr-1951 UK Foreign Secretary, 1945-51
John Biffen
Politician
3-Nov-1930 14-Aug-2007 Leader, House of Commons, 1982-87
William Blackstone
Judge
10-Jul-1723 14-Feb-1780 Commentaries on the Laws of England
Tony Blair
Head of State
6-May-1953   UK Prime Minister, 1997-2007
Hazel Blears
Politician
14-May-1956   British MP, Salford
Bob Blizzard
Politician
31-May-1951   British MP, Waveney
David Blunkett
Politician
6-Jun-1947   UK Home Secretary, 2001-04
Thomas Bodley
Scholar
2-Mar-1545 28-Jan-1613 Bodleian Library
Peter Bone
Politician
19-Oct-1952   British MP, Wellingborough
Betty Boothroyd
Politician
8-Oct-1929   Speaker of the House of Commons, 1992-2000
Edward Boscawen
Military
19-Aug-1711 10-Jan-1761 British admiral, Seven Years' War
Herbert Bowden
Politician
20-Jan-1905 30-Apr-1994 Leader, House of Commons, 1964-66
Sir John Bowring
Author
17-Oct-1792 23-Nov-1872 4th Governor of Hong Kong
Charles Bradlaugh
Activist
26-Sep-1833 30-Jan-1891 Atheistic Iconoclast
John Bradshaw
Government
1602 31-Oct-1659 Tried King Charles I
William Bridgeman
Politician
31-Dec-1864 14-Aug-1935 UK Home Secretary, 1922-24
Harry Brittain
Journalist
24-Dec-1873 9-Jul-1974 Co-Founder of the Pilgrims Society
Leon Brittan
Politician
25-Sep-1939   UK Home Secretary, 1983-85
Henry Brooke
Politician
9-Apr-1903 29-Mar-1984 UK Home Secretary, 1962-64
Peter Brooke
Politician
3-Mar-1934   Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 1989-92
George Brown
Politician
2-Sep-1914 2-Jun-1985 UK Foreign Secretary, 1966-68
Gordon Brown
Politician
20-Feb-1951   UK Prime Minister, 2007-10
Lyn Brown
Politician
13-Apr-1960   British MP, West Ham
Des Browne
Politician
22-Mar-1952   UK Minister of Defence
John Buchan
Author
26-Aug-1875 11-Feb-1940 The Thirty-Nine Steps
Sir Henry Bulwer
Diplomat
13-Feb-1801 23-May-1872 Clayton-Bulwer Treaty
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Novelist
25-May-1803 18-Jan-1873 The Last Days of Pompeii
Edmund Burke
Philosopher
1-Jan-1729 9-Jul-1797 Reflections on the Revolution in France
Andrew Burnham
Politician
7-Jan-1970   British MP, Leigh
Rab Butler
Politician
9-Dec-1902 8-Mar-1982 UK Foreign Secretary, 1963-64
Vincent Cable
Politician
9-May-1943   British MP, Twickenham
James Callaghan
Head of State
27-Mar-1912 26-Mar-2005 UK Prime Minister, 1976-79
David Cameron
Politician
9-Oct-1966   UK Prime Minister
Menzies Campbell
Politician
22-May-1941   Leader of the Liberal Democrats, 2006-07
Henry Campbell-Bannerman
Head of State
7-Sep-1836 22-Apr-1908 UK Prime Minister, 1905-08
Charles John Canning
Government
14-Dec-1812 17-Jun-1862 Governor-General of India
George Canning
Politician
11-Apr-1770 8-Aug-1827 Twice Foreign Secretary of Britain
Robert Carr
Politician
11-Nov-1916 17-Feb-2012 UK Home Secretary, 1972-74
George Cave
Politician
23-Feb-1856 29-Mar-1928 Lord Chancellor of Britain, 1922-28
George Cayley
Inventor
27-Dec-1773 8-Dec-1854 Father of aeronautics
Robert Cecil
Politician
14-Sep-1864 24-Nov-1958 Diplomat, Nobel Prize recipient
Austen Chamberlain
Politician
16-Oct-1863 16-Mar-1937 British pol, Nobel Prize recipient
Joseph Chamberlain
Politician
8-Jul-1836 3-Jul-1914 British pol revered in Birmingham
Neville Chamberlain
Politician
18-Mar-1869 9-Nov-1940 Architect of appeasement
Prince Charles
Royalty
14-Nov-1948   Heir to the throne of Britain
Lord Randolph Churchill
Politician
13-Feb-1849 24-Jan-1895 Father of Winston Churchill
Randolph Churchill
Journalist
28-May-1911 6-Jun-1968 Son of Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
Head of State
30-Nov-1874 24-Jan-1965 WWII Prime Minister of England
Winston S. Churchill
Politician
10-Oct-1940 2-Mar-2010 British MP, Manchester, 1970-97
Lord Clarendon
Government
18-Feb-1609 9-Dec-1674 The Clarendon Code
Alan Clark
Politician
13-Apr-1928 5-Sep-1999 Controversial, Conservative MP and minister
Charles Clarke
Politician
21-Sep-1950   UK Home Secretary, 2004-06
Kenneth Clarke
Politician
2-Jul-1940   Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1993-97
Nick Clegg
Politician
7-Jan-1967   Leader of the Liberal Democrats
Sir Henry Clinton
Military
c. 1738 23-Dec-1795 C-in-C of British forces in North America
Ann Clwyd
Politician
21-Mar-1937   Welsh pol, spread Saddam shredder story
John Robert Clynes
Politician
27-Mar-1869 23-Oct-1949 UK Home Secretary, 1929-31
William Cobbett
Politician
9-Mar-1763 16-Jun-1835 Difficult English politician
Thomas Cochrane
Military
14-Dec-1775 31-Oct-1860 Rear Admiral, invented the smoke screen
Sebastian Coe
Track and Field
29-Sep-1956   Won 4 Olympic running medals
Michael Collins
Activist
16-Oct-1890 22-Aug-1922 Irish Nationalist, spymaster
Robin Cook
Politician
28-Feb-1946 6-Aug-2005 UK Foreign Secretary, 1997-2001
Charles Cornwallis
Military
31-Dec-1738 5-Oct-1805 Surrendered at Yorktown
Stafford Cripps
Politician
24-Apr-1889 21-Apr-1952 Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1947-50
Henry Page Croft
Politician
22-Jun-1881 7-Dec-1947 British Under-Secretary of War, 1940-45
Richard Cromwell
Head of State
4-Oct-1626 12-Jul-1712 Lord Protector of England, 1658-59
Thomas Cromwell
Government
c. 1485 28-Jul-1540 Advisor to Henry VIII
Harry Crookshank
Politician
27-May-1893 17-Oct-1961 Leader, House of Commons, 1951-55
Anthony Crosland
Politician
29-Aug-1918 19-Feb-1977 UK Foreign Secretary, 1976-77
Richard Crossman
Politician
15-Dec-1907 5-Apr-1974 Leader, House of Commons, 1966-68
George Nathaniel Curzon
Government
11-Jan-1859 20-Mar-1925 Created the Kingdom of Jordan
Alistair Darling
Politician
28-Nov-1953   Chancellor of the Exchequer
Clement Davies
Politician
19-Feb-1884 23-Mar-1962 Leader of the UK Liberal Party, 1945-56
Sir John Davies
Poet
16-Apr-1569 8-Dec-1626 Orchestra, or a Poem of Dancing
Ron Davies
Politician
6-Aug-1946   Former MP, Caerphilly
David Davis
Politician
23-Dec-1948   MP for Haltemprice and Howden
William Davison
Government
c. 1541 21-Dec-1608 Secretary to Queen Elizabeth I
Michael Davitt
Politician
25-Mar-1846 31-May-1906 Irish Nationalist, Land League
Eamon de Valera
Head of State
14-Oct-1882 29-Aug-1975 President of Ireland, 1959-73
John Denham
Politician
15-Jul-1953   British MP, Southampton Itchen
Bernadette Devlin
Politician
23-Apr-1947   Northern Ireland nationalist
Benjamin Disraeli
Head of State
21-Dec-1804 19-Apr-1881 UK Prime Minister, 1874-80
John Donne
Poet
1572 31-Mar-1631 Anniversaries
Nadine Dorries
Politician
21-May-1957   British MP, Mid Bedfordshire
Alec Douglas-Home
Head of State
2-Jul-1903 9-Oct-1995 UK Prime Minister, 1963-64
Gwyneth Dunwoody
Politician
12-Dec-1930 17-Apr-2008 British MP, Crewe and Nantwich
James Chuter Ede
Politician
11-Sep-1882 11-Nov-1965 UK Home Secretary, 1945-51
Anthony Eden
Head of State
12-Jun-1897 14-Jan-1977 UK Prime Minister, 1955-57
Sir Thomas Elyot
Scholar
c. 1490 26-Mar-1546 Boke named the Governour
Sir Richard Empson
Government
? 17-Aug-1510 Taxman for Henry VII of England
David Faber
Politician
7-Jul-1961   British MP for Westbury, 1992-2001
Richard Fanshawe
Poet
1608 16-Jun-1666 Translator of Camões
J. Dudley Fishburn
Business
8-Jun-1946   British MP, Kensington, 1988-97
Michael Foot
Politician
23-Jul-1913 3-Mar-2010 Leader, House of Commons, 1976-79
William Edward Forster
Politician
11-Jul-1818 5-Apr-1886 Chief Secretary for Ireland, 1880-82
Norman Fowler
Politician
2-Feb-1938   Former MP, now Baron Fowler
Charles James Fox
Politician
24-Jan-1749 13-Sep-1806 U.K.'s first Foreign Secretary
Liam Fox
Politician
22-Sep-1961   UK Conservative Party Co-Chair
Hugh Gaitskell
Politician
9-Apr-1906 18-Jan-1963 Leader of the Labour Party, 1955-63
George Galloway
Government
16-Aug-1954   MP for Bethnal Green and Bow
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil
Head of State
3-Feb-1830 22-Aug-1903 UK Prime Minister three times
David Lloyd George
Head of State
17-Jan-1863 26-Mar-1945 UK Prime Minister, 1916-22
Gwilym Lloyd George
Politician
4-Dec-1894 14-Feb-1967 UK Home Secretary, 1954-57
Edward Gibbon
Historian
8-May-1737 16-Jan-1794 Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Ian Gilmour
Politician
8-Jul-1926 21-Sep-2007 Baron Gilmour of Craigmillar
John Gilmour
Politician
27-May-1876 30-Mar-1940 UK Home Secretary, 1932-35
Herbert Gladstone
Politician
18-Feb-1854 6-Mar-1930 UK Home Secretary, 1905-10
William Ewart Gladstone
Head of State
29-Dec-1809 19-May-1898 Four times UK Prime Minister
John Golding
Politician
9-Mar-1931 20-Jan-1999 MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1969-96
Bryan Gould
Politician
11-Feb-1939   Former MP, Dagenham
Susan Greenfield
Scientist
1-Oct-1950   Brain Story
George Grenville
Politician
14-Oct-1712 13-Nov-1770 UK Prime Minister, 1763-65
Sir Richard Grenville
Military
c. 1541 1591 Commander of the Revenge
William Wyndham Grenville
Politician
25-Oct-1759 12-Jan-1834 UK Prime Minister, 1806-07
Fulke Greville
Poet
3-Oct-1554 30-Sep-1628 Life of the Renowned Sir Philip Sidney
Jo Grimond
Politician
29-Jul-1913 24-Oct-1993 Leader of the UK Liberal Party, 1956-67
John Grogan
Politician
24-Feb-1961   British MP, Selby
John Gummer
Politician
26-Nov-1939   British MP, Suffolk Coastal
William Hague
Politician
26-Mar-1961   UK Foreign Secretary
Peter Hain
Politician
16-Feb-1950   British MP, Neath
Richard Burdon Haldane
Government
30-Jul-1856 19-Aug-1928 Lord Chancellor, 1912-15 and 1924
Sir Matthew Hale
Judge
1-Nov-1609 25-Dec-1676 Lord Chief Justice of England
Edward Hall
Historian
c. 1495 1547 English chronicler
Stephen Hammond
Politician
4-Feb-1962   British MP, Wimbledon
John Hampden
Politician
1594 24-Jun-1643 English Parliamentarian
Keir Hardie
Politician
15-Aug-1856 26-Sep-1915 Organizer of the British Labour Party
Henry Hardinge
Military
30-Mar-1785 24-Sep-1856 Governor-General of India, 1844-48
Harriet Harman
Politician
30-Jul-1950   Leader, House of Commons
Sir Christopher Hatton
Government
1540 1591 Lord Chancellor of England, 1587-91
Edward Hawke
Military
21-Feb-1710 17-Oct-1781 British admiral, Seven Years' War
Sir Richard Hawkins
Military
c. 1562 18-Apr-1622 Voiage into the South Sea
Antony Head
Politician
1906 1983 UK Minister of Defence, 1956-57
Denis Healey
Politician
30-Aug-1917   Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1974-79
Edward Heath
Head of State
9-Jul-1916 17-Jul-2005 British Prime Minister, 1970-74
Derick Heathcoat-Amory
Politician
26-Dec-1899 20-Jan-1981 Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1958-60
Arthur Henderson
Politician
13-Sep-1863 20-Oct-1935 Disarmament proponent, Nobel Prize winner
George Herbert
Poet
3-Apr-1593 1-Mar-1633 The Temple
Michael Heseltine
Politician
21-Mar-1933   UK Deputy Prime Minister, 1995-97
Archibald V. Hill
Scientist
26-Sep-1886 3-Jun-1977 Studied muscles and nerves
Samuel Hoare
Politician
24-Feb-1880 7-May-1959 UK Home Secretary, 1937-39
Samuel Hood
Military
12-Dec-1724 27-Jan-1816 British Admiral
Geoff Hoon
Politician
6-Dec-1953   UK Minister of Defence, 1999-2005
Ralph Hopton
Military
1596 Sep-1652 Royalist commander, English Civil War
Francis Horner
Economist
12-Aug-1778 8-Feb-1817 Bullion Report
John Horrocks
Business
1768 1-Mar-1804 British cotton manufacturer
Edward Horsman
Politician
1807 30-Nov-1876 Scottish parliamentarian
Sir John Hotham
Politician
? 3-Jan-1645 English parliamentarian
Michael Howard
Politician
7-Jul-1941   UK Home Secretary, 1993-97
Geoffrey Howe
Politician
20-Dec-1926   UK Foreign Secretary, 1983-89
William Howe
Military
10-Aug-1729 12-Jul-1814 Commander-in-Chief in America
David Howell
Politician
18-Jan-1936   Former MP, Guildford
Thomas Hughes
Author
20-Oct-1822 22-Mar-1896 Tom Brown's School Days
David Hunt
Politician
21-May-1942   Former MP, The Wirral
Douglas Hurd
Politician
8-Mar-1930   Former UK Home, Foreign Secretary
Nick Hurd
Politician
13-May-1962   British MP, Ruislip-Northwood
John Hutton
Politician
6-May-1955   British MP, Barrow and Furness
Henry Ireton
Military
1611 28-Nov-1651 Soldier under Oliver Cromwell
Glenda Jackson
Actor
9-May-1936   British MP, won Oscar for A Touch of Class
Michael Jay
Diplomat
Jun-1946   UK Ambassador to France, 1996-2001
Patrick Jenkin
Politician
7-Sep-1926   Former MP, Wanstead and Woodford
Roy Jenkins
Politician
11-Nov-1920 5-Jan-2003 Twice UK Home Secretary
Alan Johnson
Politician
17-May-1950   UK Minister for Health
Boris Johnson
Journalist
19-Jun-1964   Mayor of London
Russell Johnston
Politician
28-Jul-1932 27-Jul-2008 Liberal MP from Inverness, 1964-97
George Johnstone
Military
1730 24-May-1787 British MP, Governor of West Florida
Aubrey Jones
Politician
20-Nov-1911 10-Apr-2003 Former MP, Birmingham Hall Green
Keith Joseph
Politician
17-Jan-1918 10-Dec-1994 Conservative UK Minister, Thatcher influence
William Joynson-Hicks
Politician
23-Jun-1865 8-Jun-1932 UK Home Secretary, 1924-29
Ruth Kelly
Politician
9-May-1968   UK Minister of Transport
Charles Kennedy
Politician
25-Nov-1959   Leader of Liberal Democrats, 1999-2006
Tom King
Politician
13-Jun-1933   UK Minister of Defence, 1989-92
Neil Kinnock
Politician
28-Mar-1942   Labour Party Leader, 1983-92
Norman Lamont
Politician
8-May-1942   Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1990-93
Ian Lang
Politician
27-Jun-1940   British MP for Galloway, 1979-97
Andrew Bonar Law
Head of State
16-Sep-1858 30-Oct-1923 UK Prime Minister, 1922-23
Nigel Lawson
Politician
11-Mar-1932   Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1983-89
Frederick Lindemann
Government
5-Apr-1886 3-Jul-1957 Churchill's scientific and war advisor
Ken Livingstone
Politician
17-Jun-1945   Mayor of London, 2000-08
Selwyn Lloyd
Politician
28-Jul-1904 18-May-1978 Speaker, House of Commons, 1971-76
Sir Thomas Lucy
Aristocrat
24-Apr-1532 7-Jul-1600 Caricatured by Shakespeare
Edmund Ludlow
Politician
c. 1617 1692 English Republican parliamentarian
John Lyly
Playwright
1554 18-Nov-1606 Euphues
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Historian
25-Oct-1800 28-Dec-1859 History of England
Ramsay MacDonald
Head of State
12-Oct-1866 9-Nov-1937 First Labour Prime Minister of UK
John MacDougall
Politician
8-Dec-1947 13-Aug-2008 Labour MP for Glenrothes, 2005-08
John MacGregor
Politician
14-Feb-1937   Leader, House of Commons, 1990-92
Fitzroy Maclean
Politician
11-Mar-1911 15-Jun-1996 Eastern Approaches
Iain Macleod
Politician
11-Nov-1913 20-Jul-1970 UK Colonial Secretary, 1959-61
Harold Macmillan
Head of State
10-Feb-1894 29-Dec-1986 UK Prime Minister, 1957-63
James Macpherson
Hoaxer
27-Oct-1736 17-Feb-1796 So-called translations of Ossian
John Major
Politician
29-Mar-1943   UK Prime Minister, 1990-97
Sir Thomas Malory
Author
c. 1410 14-Mar-1471 Le Morte d'Arthur
Peter Mandelson
Politician
21-Oct-1953   EU Commissioner for Trade
Michael Martin
Politician
3-Jul-1945   Speaker of the House of Commons, 2000-09
Andrew Marvell
Poet
31-Mar-1621 18-Aug-1678 English poet and member of Parliament
A. E. W. Mason
Novelist
7-May-1865 22-Nov-1948 The Four Feathers
Roy Mason
Politician
18-Apr-1924   Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 1976-79
Reginald Maudling
Politician
7-Mar-1917 14-Feb-1979 UK Home Secretary, 1970-72
David Maxwell Fyfe
Politician
29-May-1900 27-Jan-1967 UK Home Secretary, 1951-54
Robert Maxwell
Publisher
10-Jun-1923 5-Nov-1991 Mirror Group tycoon
Patrick Mayhew
Politician
11-Sep-1929   Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 1992-97
Ian McCartney
Politician
25-Apr-1951   British MP, Makerfield
Martin McGuinness
Politician
23-May-1950   Politician, former IRA gunman
Reginald McKenna
Politician
6-Jul-1863 6-Sep-1943 UK Home Secretary, 1911-15
Alun Michael
Politician
22-Aug-1943   British MP, Cardiff South and Penarth
David Miliband
Politician
15-Jul-1965   UK Foreign Secretary, 2007-10
Ed Miliband
Politician
24-Dec-1969   British MP, Doncaster North
John Stuart Mill
Philosopher
20-May-1806 8-May-1873 Liberal philosopher and essayist
Stephen Milligan
Politician
12-May-1948 7-Feb-1994 British MP and autoerotic asphyxiate
Richard Monckton Milnes
Poet
19-Jun-1809 11-Aug-1885 Poetry for the People
Walter Monckton
Politician
17-Jan-1891 9-Jan-1965 UK Minister of Defence, 1955-56
Sir Thomas More
Philosopher
7-Feb-1477 6-Jul-1535 Utopia
Herbert Morrison
Politician
3-Jan-1888 6-Mar-1965 UK Home Secretary, 1940-45
Oswald Mosley
Politician
16-Nov-1896 3-Dec-1980 Founder of the British Union of Fascists
Mo Mowlam
Politician
18-Sep-1949 19-Aug-2005 Former Labour MP
Frederick Mulley
Politician
3-Jul-1918 15-Mar-1995 UK Minister of Defence, 1976-79
Paul Murphy
Politician
25-Nov-1948   British MP, Torfaen
Sir Roger Newdigate
Historian
30-May-1719 23-Nov-1806 Established the Newdigate Prize
Isaac Newton
Physicist
4-Jan-1643 31-Mar-1727 Father of the clockwork universe
Tony Newton
Politician
29-Aug-1937   Leader, House of Commons, 1992-97
Philip Noel-Baker
Politician
1-Nov-1889 8-Oct-1982 Instrumental creating League of Nations and UN
Steven Norris
Politician
24-May-1945   Former Conservative MP, Epping Forest
John Nott
Politician
1-Feb-1932   Defence Minister during Falklands War
James Edward Oglethorpe
Government
22-Dec-1696 1-Jul-1785 Founder of Georgia colony
Sir John Oldcastle
Military
c. 1378 14-Dec-1417 Lollard rebel leader
Laurence Oliphant
Author
1829 23-Dec-1888 Scientific Religion
George Osborne
Politician
23-May-1971   Conservative MP for Tatton
David Owen
Politician
2-Jul-1938   UK Foreign Secretary, 1977-79
Lord Palmerston
Head of State
20-Oct-1784 18-Oct-1865 Twice Prime Minister of UK
Cecil Parkinson
Politician
1-Sep-1931   Thatcherite MP and Minister
Charles Stewart Parnell
Politician
27-Jun-1846 6-Oct-1891 Irish Nationalist leader
Chris Patten
Politician
12-May-1944   EU Commissioner for External Relations
Fred Peart
Politician
30-Apr-1914 26-Aug-1988 Leader, House of Commons, 1968-70
Henry Pelham
Head of State
1696 6-Mar-1754 UK Prime Minister, 1743-54
Spencer Perceval
Head of State
1-Nov-1762 11-May-1812 UK Prime Minister, 1809-12
William Pitt the Elder
Head of State
15-Nov-1708 11-May-1778 Seven Years War
William Pitt the Younger
Head of State
28-May-1759 23-Jan-1806 UK Prime Minister
James Plaskitt
Politician
23-Jun-1954   British MP, Warwick and Leamington
Michael Portillo
Politician
26-May-1953   Former Conservative MP
Charles Powell
Business
6-Jun-1941   Private Secretary to Thatcher, 1983-90
Enoch Powell
Politician
16-Jun-1912 8-Feb-1998 British demagogue
John Prescott
Politician
31-May-1938   Deputy Prime Minister of the UK, 1997-2007
Archibald Philip Primrose
Head of State
7-May-1847 21-May-1929 UK Prime Minister 1894-95
James Prior
Politician
11-Oct-1927   Minister for Northern Ireland, 1981-84
John Profumo
Politician
30-Jan-1915 10-Mar-2006 Resigned House of Commons over an affair
James Purnell
Politician
2-Oct-1970   British MP, Stalybridge and Hyde
Francis Pym
Politician
13-Feb-1922 6-Mar-2008 UK Foreign Secretary, 1982-83
John Redwood
Politician
15-Jun-1951   British MP, Wokingham
Merlyn Rees
Politician
18-Dec-1920 5-Jan-2006 UK Home Secretary, 1976-79
George Reid
Head of State
25-Feb-1845 12-Sep-1918 Prime Minister of Australia, 1904-05
John Reid
Politician
8-May-1947   British MP, Airdrie and Shotts
Nicholas Ridley
Politician
17-Feb-1929 4-Mar-1993 Thatcherite MP and Minister
Malcolm Rifkind
Politician
21-Jun-1946   UK Foreign Secretary, 1995-97
Geoffrey Rippon
Politician
28-May-1924 28-Jan-1997 Former MP, Hexham
Lord Robertson
Politician
12-Apr-1946   NATO Secretary General, 1999-2003
Martin Salter
Politician
19-Apr-1954   British MP, Reading West
Herbert Samuel
Politician
6-Nov-1870 2-Feb-1963 High Commissioner of Palestine, 1920-25
Duncan Sandys
Politician
24-Jan-1908 26-Nov-1987 UK Colonial Secretary, 1962-64
John Selden
Scholar
16-Dec-1584 30-Nov-1654 English orientalist and jurist
Grant Shapps
Politician
14-Sep-1968   British MP, Welwyn Hatfield
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Playwright
30-Oct-1751 7-Jul-1816 The School for Scandal
Peter Shore
Politician
20-May-1924 24-Sep-2001 Former MP, Stepney
Edward Short
Politician
17-Dec-1912 4-May-2012 Leader, House of Commons, 1974-76
Edward Shortt
Politician
10-Mar-1862 10-Nov-1935 UK Home Secretary, 1919-22
Sir Philip Sidney
Author
30-Nov-1554 17-Oct-1586 The Defence of Poesie
John Simon
Politician
28-Feb-1873 11-Jan-1954 Lord Chancellor of Britain, 1940-45
Iain Duncan Smith
Politician
9-Apr-1954   Conservative Party leader, 2001-03
Jacqui Smith
Politician
3-Nov-1962   UK Home Secretary
Donald Somervell
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24-Aug-1889 18-Nov-1960 AG for England and Wales, 1936-45
Frank Soskice
Politician
23-Jul-1902 1-Jan-1979 UK Home Secretary, 1964-65
Henry Spelman
Scholar
c. 1564 Oct-1641 English antiquary
Richard Spring
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24-Sep-1946   British MP, West Suffolk
Norman St. John-Stevas
Politician
18-May-1929   Leader, House of Commons, 1979-81
Jock Stallard
Politician
5-Nov-1921 29-Mar-2008 British MP, St. Pancras North, 1970-83
Frederick Arthur Stanley
Government
15-Jan-1841 14-Jun-1908 Hockey's Stanley Cup
Henry Morton Stanley
Explorer
28-Jan-1841 10-May-1904 Dr. Livingstone, I presume?
David Steel
Politician
31-Mar-1938   Leader of the UK Liberal Party, 1976-88
Robert Stephenson
Engineer
16-Oct-1803 12-Oct-1859 Builder of railroad bridges
Michael Stewart
Politician
6-Nov-1906 13-Mar-1990 Former UK Foreign Secretary
George Gabriel Stokes
Physicist
13-Aug-1819 1-Feb-1903 Fluid dynamicist, optic waves
John Stonehouse
Politician
28-Jul-1925 14-Apr-1988 British MP, faked his own death
Jack Straw
Politician
3-Aug-1946   Leader, House of Commons, 2006-07
William Strode
Politician
1598 9-Sep-1645 Opponent of King Charles I
William Henry Fox Talbot
Inventor
11-Feb-1800 17-Sep-1877 Calotype method of photography
Sir Banastre Tarleton
Military
21-Aug-1754 25-Jan-1833 Fought with Cornwallis
Ann Taylor
Politician
2-Jul-1947   Leader, House of Commons, 1997-98
David Taylor
Politician
22-Aug-1946 26-Dec-2009 British MP, North West Leicestershire
Norman Tebbit
Politician
29-Mar-1931   Thatcherite MP and Minister
Sir William Temple
Diplomat
25-Apr-1628 27-Jan-1699 British Ambassador to Netherlands
Margaret Thatcher
Head of State
13-Oct-1925   UK Prime Minister, 1979-90
Peter Thorneycroft
Politician
26-Jul-1909 4-Jun-1994 UK Minister of Defence, 1962-64
Jeremy Thorpe
Politician
29-Apr-1929   Leader of the UK Liberal Party, 1967-76
Stephen Timms
Politician
29-Jul-1955   Labour MP for East Ham, stabbed
David Trimble
Head of State
15-Oct-1944   Irish politician, Nobel Prize recipient
Neil Turner
Politician
16-Sep-1945   British MP, Wigan
David Urquhart
Diplomat
1805 16-May-1877 Diplomatic Review
Ed Vaizey
Politician
5-Jun-1968   British MP, Wantage
Eric Varley
Politician
11-Aug-1932   Former MP, Chesterfield
David Waddington
Politician
2-Aug-1929   UK Home Secretary, 1989-90
John Wakeham
Politician
22-Jun-1932   Baron Wakeham of Maldon
Patrick Gordon Walker
Politician
7-Apr-1907 2-Dec-1980 UK Foreign Secretary, 1964-66
Peter Walker
Politician
25-Mar-1932   Vice Chairman, Dresdner Kleinwort, Former MP
Sir Richard Wallace
Aristocrat
26-Jul-1818 20-Jul-1890 The Wallace Collection
Edmund Waller
Poet
3-Mar-1606 21-Oct-1687 Go, Lovely Rose
Horace Walpole
Author
24-Sep-1717 2-Mar-1797 Wrote the first Gothic novel
Robert Walpole
Head of State
26-Aug-1676 18-Mar-1745 UK's first Prime Minister
William Walsh
Poet
1663 1708 Letters and Poems, Amorous and Gallant
Sir Francis Walsingham
Government
c. 1532 6-Apr-1590 Secretary to Elizabeth I
Claire Ward
Politician
9-May-1972   British MP, Watford
Harold Watkinson
Politician
25-Jan-1910 19-Dec-1995 UK Minister of Defence, 1959-62
Bernard Weatherill
Politician
25-Nov-1920 6-May-2007 Speaker of the House of Commons, 1983-92
Arthur Wellesley
Military
1-May-1769 14-Sep-1852 1st Duke of Wellington
William Whitelaw
Politician
28-Jun-1918 1-Jul-1999 UK Deputy Prime Minister, 1979-88
William Wilberforce
Activist
24-Aug-1759 29-Jul-1833 Abolitionist activist and author
John Wilkes
Politician
17-Oct-1725 26-Dec-1797 Colorful London radical
Harold Wilson
Head of State
11-Mar-1916 24-May-1995 Two-time Prime Minister of Britain
James Wilson
Publisher
3-Jun-1805 11-Aug-1860 Founder of The Economist
Rob Wilson
Politician
4-Jan-1965   British MP, Reading East
Shaun Woodward
Politician
26-Oct-1958   British MP, St. Helens South
Christopher Wren
Architect
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George Younger
Politician
22-Sep-1931 26-Jan-2003 UK Minister of Defence, 1986-89


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