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London

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George Seferis 1900-1971 Greek Ambassador, poet and Nobel laureate lived here 1957-1962

51 Upper Brook Street, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom
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Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788 artist lived here

80 - 82 Pall Mall, London, United Kingdom
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Simón Bolívar 1783-1830 liberator of Latin America lodged here in 1810

4 Duke Street, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Charles James Freake 1814-1884 builder and patron of the arts lived here

21 Cromwell Road, Kensington and Chelsea, SW7, London, United Kingdom
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Arthur Onslow (1691-1768) Speaker of the House of Commons from 1728 to 1761 lived in a house on this site

20 Soho Square, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom
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In a house on this site Florence Nightingale 1820-1910 lived and died

10 South Street, London, United Kingdom
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Guglielmo Marconi 1874-1937 the pioneer of wireless communications lived here in 1896-1897

71 Hereford Road, Westminster, W2, London, United Kingdom
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Ramsay Macdonald 1866-1937 Prime Minister lived here 1916-1925

9 Howitt Road, Camden, NW3, London, United Kingdom
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Thomas de Quincy 1785-1859 wrote 'Confessions of an English Opium Eater' in this house

36 Tavistock Street, Westminster, WC2, London, United Kingdom
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Gilbert Bayes 1872-1953 sculptor lived here 1931-1953

4 Greville Place, London, United Kingdom
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Michael William Balfe (1808-1870) musical composer lived here

12 Seymour Street, London, United Kingdom
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David Ben-Gurion 1886-1973 first Prime Minister of Israel lived here

75 Warrington Crescent, Maida Vale, Westminster, W9, London, United Kingdom
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In this house Leonard and Virginia Woolf lived 1915-1924 and founded the Hogarth Press in 1917

Hogarth House, 34 Paradise Road, Richmond Upon Thames, London, United Kingdom
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Joseph Whitaker 1820-1895 publisher, founder of Whitaker's Almanack lived and died here

White Lodge, 68 Silver Street, Enfield, London, United Kingdom
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Prince Talleyrand 1754-1838 French statesman and diplomatist lived here

21 Hanover Square, London, United Kingdom
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Henry Labouchere 1831-1912 radical MP and journalist lived here 1881-1903

St James Independent School for Boys, Pope's Villa, 19 Cross Deep, Twickenham, London, United Kingdom
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George Borrow 1803-1881 author lived here

22 Hereford Square, Kensington and Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
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John Burns 1858-1943 statesman lived here

110 North Side, Clapham Common, SW4 Wandsworth, London, United Kingdom
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Michael Faraday man of science. Apprentice here. B. 1791 D. 1867

48 Blandford Street, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom
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Arthur Henry Ward Sax Rohmer 1883-1959 creator of Dr Fu Manchu lived here

51 Herne Hill, Southwark, SE24, London, United Kingdom
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Dorothea Lambert Chambers 1878-1960 lawn tennis champion lived here 1887-1907

7 North Common Road, W5 Ealing, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke 1843-1911 statesman and author lived here

76 Sloane Street, Kensington and Chelsea, SW1, London, United Kingdom
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Leonard Huxley (1860-1933), Julian Huxley (1887-1975), Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), Men of Science and Letters, lived here.

16 Bracknell Gardens, Hampstead, Camden, NW3, London, United Kingdom
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H. G. Wells 1866-1946 writer lived and died here

13 Hanover Terrace, London, United Kingdom
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F. E. Smith Earl of Birkenhead 1872-1930 lawyer and statesman lived here

32 Grosvenor Gardens, Westminster, SW1, London, United Kingdom
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882 poet and painter was born here

110 Hallam Street, London, United Kingdom
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Sardar Vallabhbhai Javerbhai Patel 1875-1950 Indian statesman lived here

23 Aldridge Road Villas, Westminster, W11, London, United Kingdom
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Henry Mayers Hyndman 1842-1921 socialist leader lived and died here

13 Well Walk, Camden, NW3, London, United Kingdom
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Alan Dower Blumlein 1903-1942 electronics engineer and inventor lived here

37 The Ridings, Ealing, London, United Kingdom
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George Gissing 1857-1903 novelist lived here 1882-1884

33 Oakley Gardens, Kensington and Chelsea, SW3, London, United Kingdom
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Dame Sybil Thorndyke 1882-1976 actress lived here 1921-1932

6 Carlyle Square, Kensington and Chelsea, SW3, London, United Kingdom
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Charles Manby 1804-1884 civil engineer lived here

60 Westbourne Terrace, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Alfred Hitchcock 1899-1980 film director lived here 1926-1939

153 Cromwell Road, Kensington and Chelsea, SW5, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Syed Ahmed Khan 1817-1898 Muslim reformer and scholar lived here 1869-1870

21 Mecklenburgh Square, Camden, WC1, London, United Kingdom
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Earl Roberts (1832-1914) Field-Marshal lived here

47 Portland Place, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom
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Matthew Arnold 1822-1888 poet and critic lived here

2 Chester Square, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Henry Dale 1875-1968 physiologist lived here

Mount Vernon House, Mount Vernon, Hampstead, Camden, NW3, London, United Kingdom
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Stanley Baldwin Earl Baldwin of Bewdley 1867-1947 Prime Minister lived here

93 Eaton Square, London, United Kingdom
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Alfred Bestall 1892-1986 illustrator of Rupert Bear lived here 1936-1966

58 Cranes Park, Surbiton, KT5 Kingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom
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William Strang 1859-1921 painter and etcher lived here 1900-1921

20 Hamilton Terrace, Westminster, NW8, London, United Kingdom
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George Alexander Macfarren Knt Lived in this house and died here 1887

20 Hamilton Terrace, Westminster, NW8, London, United Kingdom
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John F. Sartorius c.1775-c.1830 sporting painter lived here 1807-1812

155 Old Church Street, Kensington and Chelsea, SW3, London, United Kingdom
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Martina Bergman Osterberg 1849-1915 pioneer of Physical Education for Women lived and worked here

1 Broadhurst Gardens, London, United Kingdom
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) poet lived here

99 Gloucester Place, London, United Kingdom
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W. P. Frith 1819-1909 painter lived and died here

114 Clifton Hill, London, United Kingdom
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A. W. Hofmann 1818-1892 Professor of Chemistry lived here

9 Fitzroy Square, London, United Kingdom
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General James Wolfe 1727-1759 Victor of Quebec lived here

Macartney House, Greenwich Park, SE10 Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
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Alastair Sim 1900-1976 actor lived here 1953-1975

8 Frognal Gardens, London, United Kingdom
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Clive of India 1725-1774 soldier and administrator lived here

45 Berkeley Square, London, United Kingdom
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John Ireland 1879-1962 composer lived here

14 Gunter Grove, Kensington and Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
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W. W. Jacobs 1863-1943 author lived here

15 Gloucester Gate, (Albany Street frontage), Regent's Park, Camden, London, United Kingdom
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Emily Davies 1830-1921 founder of Girton College, Cambridge lived here

17 Cunningham Place, London, United Kingdom
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On this site stood a house occupied for some years by Captain James Cook RN FRS 1728-1779 circumnavigator and explorer

88 Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, London, United Kingdom
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Arnold Bennett 1867-1931 novelist lived here

75 Cadogan Square, London, United Kingdom
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Philip Arnold Heseltine, Peter Warlock 1894-1930 composer lived here

30 Tite Street, London, United Kingdom
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Lao She 1899-1966 Chinese writer lived here 1925-1928

31 St James’s Gardens, London, United Kingdom
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Sir George Gilbert Scott 1811-1878 architect lived here

Admirals Walk, London, United Kingdom
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Dorothy L. Sayers 1893-1957 writer of detective stories lived here 1921-1929

24 Great James Street, London, United Kingdom
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Lord John Russell 1st Earl Russell 1792-1878 twice Prime Minister lived here

37 Chesham Place, Westminster, SW1, London, United Kingdom
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Sylvia Plath 1932-1963 poet lived here 1960-1961

3 Chalcot Square, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Henry Newbolt 1862-1938 poet lived here

29 Campden Hill Road, London, United Kingdom
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George Eliot 1819-1880 novelist died here

4 Cheyne Walk, Kensington and Chelsea, SW3, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Arthur Eddington OM 1882-1944 mathematician and astrophysicist lived here

4 Bennett Park, Blackheath, London, United Kingdom
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Bud Flanagan 1896-1968 comedian and leader of the 'Crazy Gang' born here

12 Hanbury Street, Tower Hamlets, E1, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Arthur Bliss 1891-1975 composer lived here 1929-1939

East Heath Lodge, 1 East Heath Road, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
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George Bentham 1800-1884 botanist lived here

25 Wilton Place, Belgravia, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Henry Wood 1869-1944 musician lived here

4 Elsworthy Road, London, United Kingdom
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Aubrey House stands on the site of Kensington Wells an early 18th century spa. Former residents include Sir Edward Lloyd Richard, 1st Earl Grosvenor, Lady Mary Coke, diarist, Peter and Clementia Taylor, philanthropists, William Cleverly Alexander, art lover

Aubrey House, Aubrey Walk, Kensington and Chelsea, W8, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Alexander Fleming 1881-1955 discoverer of penicillin lived here

20a Danvers Street, London, United Kingdom
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Tom Sayers 1826-1865 pugilist died here

257 Camden High Street, London, United Kingdom
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Henry Hall 1898-1989 dance band leader and broadcaster lived here 1932-1959

38 Harman Drive, Cricklewood, Barnet, London, United Kingdom
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Ethel Gordon Fenwick 1857-1947 nursing reformer lived here 1887-1924

20 Upper Wimpole Street, London, United Kingdom
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Madame D’Arblay (Fanny Burney) authoress lived here. born 1752 died 1840

11 Bolton Street, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Frank Dyson 1868-1939 Astronomer Royal lived here 1894-1906

6 Vanbrugh Hill, London, United Kingdom
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Charles Townley 1737-1805 antiquary and collector lived here

14 Queen Anne's Gate, London, United Kingdom
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John Tallis 1816-1876 Publisher of London Street Views lived here

233 New Cross Road, London, United Kingdom
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The site of 17 Osnaburgh Street where the Fabian Society was founded in 1884.

17 Osnaburgh Street, London, United Kingdom
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Sigmund Freud 1856-1939 founder of Psychoanalysis lived here in 1938-1939

20 Maresfield Gardens, London, United Kingdom
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Anna Freud (1895-1982) pioneer of child psychoanalysis, lived here 1938-1982

20 Maresfield Gardens, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Rowland Hill 1795-1879 postal reformer lived here

1 Orme Square, London, United Kingdom
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Evelyn Underhill 1875-1941 Christian philosopher and teacher lived here 1907-1939

50 Campden Hill Square, London, United Kingdom
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Sir George Frederic Still 1868-1941 paediatrician lived here

28 Queen Anne Street, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom
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Beau Brummell 1778-1840 leader of fashion lived here

4 Chesterfield Street, Mayfair, W1J 5JF, London, United Kingdom
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George Frederick Samuel Robinson Marquess of Ripon 1827-1909 Viceroy of India lived here

9 Chelsea Embankment, London, United Kingdom
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Cato Street Conspiracy discovered here 23 February 1820

1a Cato Street, London, United Kingdom
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Richard Bright 1789-1858 physician lived here

11 Savile Row, London, United Kingdom
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Richard Jefferies 1848-1887 naturalist and writer lived here

59 Footscray Road, London, United Kingdom
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Lord Haldane 1856-1928 statesman, lawyer and philosopher lived here

28 Queen Anne's Gate, London, United Kingdom
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Thomas Stothard 1755-1834 painter and illustrator lived here

28 Newman Street, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom
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W. F. R. Stanley 1829-1909 inventor, manufacturer and philanthropist, founded and designed these halls and technical school

Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, London, United Kingdom
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Albert Mansbridge 1876-1952 founder of the Workers' Educational Association lived here

198 Windsor Road, Ilford, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Leslie Stephen 1832-1904 scholar and writer lived here

22 Hyde Park Gate, London, United Kingdom
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Maharajah Duleep Singh 1838-1893 last ruler of Lahore lived here 1881-1886

53 Holland Park, London, United Kingdom
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Béla Bartók 1881-1945 Hungarian composer stayed here when performing in London

7 Sydney Place, South Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea, SW7, London, United Kingdom
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Emile Zola 1840-1902 French novelist lived here 1898-1899

Queen's Hotel, 122 Church Road, Upper Norwood, London, United Kingdom
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William Wilberforce 1759-1833 opponent of slavery died here

44 Cadogan Place, London, United Kingdom
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Alfred Lord Tennyson 1809-1892 poet lived here in 1880 and 1881

9 Upper Belgrave Street, London, United Kingdom
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Richard Tauber 1891-1948 lyric tenor lived here in flat 297 1947-1948

Park West, Edgware Road, (Kendal Street elevation) Westminster, W2, London, United Kingdom
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Alexander Pope 1688-1744 poet lived in this row Mawson's Buildings 1716-1719

Mawson Arms PH (formerly Mawson's Buildings), 110 Chiswick Lane South, Chiswick, W4 Hounslow, London, United Kingdom
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Sir Edward Elgar 1857-1934 composer lived here 1890-1891

51 Avonmore Road, Hammersmith and Fulham, W14, London, United Kingdom

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