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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Matthew Arnold
Poet
24-Dec-1822 15-Apr-1888 Culture and Anarchy
Sir Joseph Banks
Botanist
13-Feb-1743 19-Jun-1820 Accompanied James Cook
James Boswell
Author
29-Oct-1740 19-May-1795 The Life of Samuel Johnson
Edmund Burke
Philosopher
1-Jan-1729 9-Jul-1797 Reflections on the Revolution in France
Charles Burney
Musicologist
7-Apr-1726 12-Apr-1814 History of Music
Charles James Fox
Politician
24-Jan-1749 13-Sep-1806 U.K.'s first Foreign Secretary
David Garrick
Actor
19-Feb-1717 20-Jan-1779 Manager of Drury Lane Theatre
Edward Gibbon
Historian
8-May-1737 16-Jan-1794 Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
William Ewart Gladstone
Head of State
29-Dec-1809 19-May-1898 Four times UK Prime Minister
Oliver Goldsmith
Author
10-Nov-1730 4-Apr-1774 The Vicar of Wakefield
Sir John Hawkins
Author
30-Mar-1719 21-May-1789 History of Music
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Botanist
30-Jun-1817 10-Dec-1911 Genera Plantarum
Samuel Johnson
Lexicographer
18-Sep-1709 13-Dec-1784 A Dictionary of the English Language
Lord Kelvin
Physicist
26-Jun-1824 17-Dec-1907 Illustrated 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
Rudyard Kipling
Author
30-Dec-1865 18-Jan-1936 The Jungle Book
Edmond Malone
Scholar
4-Oct-1741 25-Apr-1812 Irish Shakespearian scholar
Thomas Percy
Author
13-Apr-1729 30-Sep-1811 Percy Reliques
Joshua Reynolds
Painter
16-Jul-1723 23-Feb-1792 English portraitist
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Playwright
30-Oct-1751 7-Jul-1816 The School for Scandal
Adam Smith
Economist
5-Jun-1723 17-Jul-1790 The Wealth of Nations
Archibald Campbell Tait
Religion
21-Dec-1811 3-Dec-1882 Archbishop of Canterbury, 1868-82
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Poet
6-Aug-1809 6-Oct-1892 The Charge of the Light Brigade
Thomas Warton
Poet
9-Jan-1728 21-May-1790 English Poet Laureate, 1785-90


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