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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Painter
8-Jan-1836 25-Jun-1912 Classicist painter
William Waldorf Astor
Publisher
31-Mar-1848 18-Oct-1919 The Observer
Alexander T. Augusta
Doctor
8-Mar-1825 21-Dec-1890 First black battlefield surgeon
Leo Baeck
Religion
23-May-1873 2-Nov-1956 Progressive Jewish Rabbi
Hilaire Belloc
Author
27-Jul-1870 16-Jul-1953 The Bad Child's Book of Beasts
Rudolf Bing
Business
9-Jan-1902 2-Sep-1997 Manager of the NY Metropolitan Opera, 1950-72
Max Born
Physicist
11-Dec-1882 5-Jan-1970 Pioneer of quantum mechanics
Elias Canetti
Author
25-Jul-1905 14-Aug-1994 Crowds and Power
Isaac Casaubon
Scholar
18-Feb-1559 1-Jul-1614 Leading classical scholar
Anna Chapman
Spy
23-Feb-1982   Russian sleeper, Illegals Program
Joseph Conrad
Author
3-Dec-1857 3-Aug-1924 Heart of Darkness
Richard Dalitz
Physicist
28-Feb-1925 13-Jan-2006 Dalitz pairs and Dalitz plots
Luol Deng
Basketball
16-Apr-1985   Chicago Bulls forward
Artur Ekert
Physicist
19-Sep-1961   Quantum cryptography
T. S. Eliot
Poet
26-Sep-1888 4-Jan-1965 Author of "The Waste Land"
Hans Eysenck
Psychologist
4-Mar-1916 4-Sep-1997 Intelligence and personality
Otto Robert Frisch
Physicist
1-Oct-1904 22-Sep-1979 Described fission
Klaus Fuchs
Spy
29-Dec-1911 28-Jan-1988 Manhattan Project scientist, spy for USSR
Dennis Gabor
Physicist
5-Jun-1900 8-Feb-1979 Inventor of holography
Max Geldray
Jazz Musician
12-Feb-1916 2-Oct-2004 Conks of The Goon Show
King George II
Royalty
10-Nov-1683 25-Oct-1760 King of Britain, 1727-60
J. Paul Getty, Jr.
Business
7-Sep-1932 17-Apr-2003 Heir to the Getty Oil fortune
Terry Gilliam
Film Director
22-Nov-1940   Monty Python alumnus, Brazil
Emma Goldman
Anarchist
27-Jun-1869 14-May-1940 Anarchist and feminist libertarian
George Frideric Handel
Composer
23-Feb-1685 14-Apr-1759 Messiah
F. A. Hayek
Economist
8-May-1899 23-Mar-1992 Austrian economist
Peter Illing
Actor
4-Mar-1899 29-Oct-1966 Against the Wind
Otto Kahn
Business
21-Feb-1867 29-Mar-1934 Banker with Kuhn, Loeb & Co.
Nicholas Kaldor
Economist
12-May-1908 30-Sep-1986 An Expenditure Tax
Charles K. Kao
Scientist
4-Nov-1933   Fiber optics
Bernard Katz
Scientist
26-Mar-1911 20-Apr-2003 Neurotransmitters and the pineal gland
Nicholas Kemmer
Physicist
7-Dec-1911 21-Oct-1998 Nuclear weapons and reactors
Melanie Klein
Psychologist
30-Mar-1882 22-Sep-1960 The Psychoanalysis of Children
Arthur Koestler
Author
3-Sep-1905 3-Mar-1983 Darkness at Noon
Alexander Korda
Film Director
16-Sep-1893 23-Jan-1956 The Private Life of Henry VIII
Hans Krebs
Scientist
25-Apr-1900 22-Nov-1981 Tricarboxylic acid cycle
Nicholas Kurti
Physicist
14-May-1908 24-Nov-1998 Molecular gastronomy
Bronislaw Malinowski
Anthropologist
7-Apr-1884 16-May-1942 Founder of social anthropology
Mantovani
Conductor
15-Nov-1905 29-Mar-1980 Popular light orchestral conductor
Abu Hamza al-Masri
Religion
15-Apr-1958   Imam of Finsbury Park Mosque
Sir Hiram Maxim
Inventor
5-Feb-1840 24-Nov-1916 Maxim machine gun
Kurt Mendelssohn
Mathematician
7-Jan-1906 18-Sep-1980 Cryogenics and pyramids
César Milstein
Scientist
8-Oct-1927 24-Mar-2002 Hybridoma technique (monoclonal antibodies)
Konstantin Novoselov
Physicist
Aug-1974   Super-thin carbon physics
Sir Anthony Panizzi
Curator
16-Sep-1797 8-Apr-1879 Librarian of the British Museum
Rudolf Peierls
Physicist
5-Jun-1907 19-Sep-1995 Frisch-Peierls Memorandum
Vladimir Peniakoff
Military
30-Mar-1897 May-1951 Head of Popski's Private Army
Max F. Perutz
Chemist
19-May-1914 6-Feb-2002 X-Ray analysis of hemoglobin
Prince Philip
Royalty
10-Jun-1921   Duke of Edinburgh
Christopher Pissarides
Economist
c. 1948   Job creation and destruction
Karl Popper
Philosopher
28-Jul-1902 17-Sep-1994 Critical Rationalist
Hormuzd Rassam
Archaeologist
1826 16-Sep-1910 Discovered Epic of Gilgamesh
Paul Julius Reuter
Journalist
21-Jul-1816 25-Feb-1899 Founder of Reuters News Agency
Joseph Rotblat
Physicist
4-Nov-1908 31-Aug-2005 Nuclear physicist, anti-nuke activist
Salman Rushdie
Novelist
19-Jun-1947   The Satanic Verses
Marjorie Scardino
Business
25-Jan-1947   CEO of Pearson
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Singer
9-Sep-1915 3-Aug-2006 Operatic soprano
Isaac Shoenberg
Engineer
1-Mar-1880 25-Jan-1963 405-line format television
David Soul
Actor
28-Aug-1943   Hutch on Starsky and Hutch
Jeanette Sterke
Actor
1934   A Stitch in Time
Walter Susskind
Conductor
1-May-1913 25-Mar-1980 Director, Toronto Symphony, 1956-65
John Templeton
Philanthropist
29-Nov-1912 8-Jul-2008 Billionaire fund manager
Nikolaas Tinbergen
Zoologist
15-Apr-1907 21-Dec-1988 Grand Master of Ethology
Wilfrid Voynich
Activist
31-Oct-1865 19-Mar-1930 Voynich manuscript
Chaim Weizmann
Head of State
27-Nov-1874 9-Nov-1952 First President of Israel
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Philosopher
26-Apr-1889 29-Apr-1951 Destroyed metaphysics
Terry Wogan
Radio Personality
3-Aug-1938   BBC's Wake Up To Wogan
John Peter Zenger
Journalist
c. 1697 28-Jul-1746 Sedition against the Crown


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