Joshua Reynolds
A selection of paintings by Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792). Music: Valse Triste by Sibelius.
G. David Green
Sir G. David Green, KCMG (1948) is the Chairman of the Dartington Hall Trust and The Prince's School of Traditional Arts. He is the former Secretary-General of the British Council, former Chairman of ...
Henry Ughtred
Sir Henry Ughtred (1533 – 1598), also known as Oughtred, was an English Member of Parliament, a shipowner and shipbuilder during the reign of Elizabeth I. One of his ships, the Leicester sailed with S...
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Hugh Stott Taylor
Sir Hugh Stott Taylor KBE FRS (6 February 1890-17 April 1974) was an English chemist primarily interested in catalysis. In 1925, in a landmark contribution to catalytic theory, Taylor suggested that a...
Philip Cohen
Philip, Phillip, or Phil Cohen may refer to:
Dudley North (economist)
Sir Dudley North (16 May 1641, in Westminster – 31 December 1691, in London) was an English merchant, politician and economist, a writer on free trade.
He was the fourth son of Dudley North,...
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Edward Garnier
Sir Edward Henry Garnier, QC, MP (born 26 October 1952) is a barrister and Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. A former Guardian lawyer, he is on the socially liberal wing of his part...
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Max Hastings
Sir Max Hugh Macdonald Hastings, FRSL, FRHistS (/ˈheɪstɪŋz/; born 28 December 1945) is a British journalist, editor, historian and author. His parents were Macdonald Hastings, a journalist and war cor...
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Otto Kahn-Freund
Sir Otto Kahn-Freund (17 November 1900 – 16 August 1979) was professor of comparative law, University of Oxford, and a scholar in labour law.
Kahn-Freund was born in Frankfurt am Main of Jewish pa...
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Maurice Bowra
Sir Cecil Maurice Bowra (/ˈbaʊrə/; 8 April 1898 – 4 July 1971) was an English classical scholar and academic, known for his wit. He was Warden of Wadham College, Oxford, from 1938 to 1970, and served ...
John Fielding
This article is about the London magistrate. For the soldier, see John Williams (VC).Sir John Fielding (16 September 1721 – 4 September 1780) was a notable English magistrate and social reformer of th...
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Montague Burton
Sir Montague Maurice Burton (15 August 1885, Lithuania – 21 September 1952, Leeds) founded Burton, one of Britain's largest chains of clothes shops.Born a Lithuanian Jew (Moshe Osinsky) in Kaunas...
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John Laing (businessman)
Sir John William Laing (1879–1978) was a British entrepreneur in the construction industry. He inherited his father John's building business – that is now known as John Laing plc – in the early 1900s....
Roger Singleton
Sir Roger Singleton CBE is chair of the Independent Safeguarding Authority and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund.He was Chief Executive of Barnardos for 21 years and was awarded a knighthood ...
William Henry Elliott
Sir William Henry Elliott (1792–1874), was a British general.Elliott was the son of Captain John Elliott, R.N., one of the comrades of Captain Cook in his second and third voyages. He entered the army...
John Benjamin Stone
Sir John Benjamin Stone (9 February 1838 – 2 July 1914), known as Benjamin, was a British Conservative politician, and noted photographer.
Stone was born in Aston, Birmingham the son of a lo...
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Order of St. John
Order of St. John may refer to:
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John Kempthorne (Royal Navy officer)
Sir John Kempthorne (c. 1620 – 19 October 1679) was an officer in the English Royal Navy during the Second and Third Anglo-Dutch Wars, who eventually rose to the rank of Vice-Admiral.
Kempth...
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Knight Bachelor
The appointment of Knight Bachelor (Kt) is a part of the British honours system.It is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the org...
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Sir Harry Jephcott, 1st Baronet
Sir Harry Jephcott, 1st Baronet (15 January 1891 – 29 May 1978) was a British pharmaceutical industrialist.
Harry Jephcott was educated at King Edward VI Camp Hill, a grammar school in Birmingham...
Great Britain in the Seven Years War
Great Britain was one of the major participants in the Seven Years' War which lasted between 1756 and 1763. Britain emerged from the war as the world's leading colonial power, having gained a number o...
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Robert Charleton (justice)
His Worship Sir Robert Charleton SL JP (d. 1395/6) was an English Chief Justice of the Common Pleas and a member of several parliaments.
Charleton is first recorded in July 1375, when he was made ...
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Anthony Cleaver
Sir Anthony Brian Cleaver HonFREng (born 10 April 1938) started his career as a systems engineer with IBM UK Ltd in 1962. He went on to become a Chief Executive and Chairman. He was Chairman of the Un...
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Victor Turner (civil servant)
Sir Victor Alfred Charles Turner, CSI, CIE, MBE, SI (1892–1974) was an English-Pakistani civil service officer, statistician and economist, and one of the founding fathers of the civil service of Paki...
Neil Cossons
Sir Neil Cossons OBE FSA FMA (born 15 January 1939) is pro-provost and chairman of Council of the Royal College of Art. From 1986 to 2000 he was the director of the Science Museum, London, UK. He was ...