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LIONEL TERTIS 1876-1975 Viola soloist Lived in a flat here 1961-1975

42 Marryat Road, Wimbledon, SW19 , London, United Kingdom
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Leopoldo II [full inscription unknown]

, Florence, Italy
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Donatello e Michelozzo [full inscription unknown]

, Florence, Italy
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Che de mezzogiorno [full inscription unknown]

, Florence, Italy
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Con questa che fu lo stemma di gualtieri Duca D'Atene un cerrettieri visdomini da mala amrizione tratto le sue case in onto alla citta oppressa non impunemente contaminava

, Florence, Italy
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Pandit Shyamaji Krishnavarma 1857-1930 Sanskrit Scholar and Indian Patriot lived here 1900 -1907

60 Muswell Hill Road, Highgate, London, N10 3IR, ,
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Lorenzo Ghiberti [full inscription unknown]

, Florence, Italy
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Pietro Dazzi [full inscription unknown]

, Florence, Italy
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Gerhard Wolf (1886-1962) [full inscription unknown]

Gerhard Wolf (1886–1962). German consul, born at Dresden—subsequently twinned with the city of Florence—in played a decisive role in the salvation of the Ponte Vecchio (1944) from the barbarism of the Second World War and was instrumental in rescuing political prisoners and Jews from persecution at the height of the Nazi occupation. The comune places this plaque on 11 April 2007 in memory of the granting of honorary citizenship.
Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy
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On this platform we did meet, Where you swept me off my feet, We married and a son we had, Much loved husband, fantastic Dad. In memory of Steve Curley (Royal Marine), killed in Afghanistan 26th May 2010 aged 26. Always remembered by wife Kirianne and son William

Platform 5, St David's Station, Exeter, United Kingdom
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Ferdinandi III MD [full inscription unknown]

, Florence, Italy
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This plaque commemorates the bicentenary of the birth of Anthony Trollope (1815 - 1882), who introduced pillar boxes to the United Kingdom in 1852. In 1855 this street became one of the first in London to have a pillar box

Post box, Opp Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, ,
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George Eliot 1819 - 1880 Born at Arbury, Nuneaton. Unveiled by Jonathan G. Ouvry president of the George Eliot Fellowship, Great, Great Grandson of G. H. Lewes. March 22nd 1986. Erected by public subscription.

Statue of Mary Ann Evans - Newdegate Street, Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Mary Ann Evans (George Eliot). Novelist, essayist, journalist and poet. Lived at Griff House until 1840 when she moved to Coventry and later to London. From 1854 to 1878 she lived with G. H. Lewes who encouraged her to write fiction. Her novels brought her world wide fame. In May 1880, she married J. W. Cross and died in December at 4, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea. She is buried in Highgate Cemetery, London.

Statue of Mary Ann Evans - Newdegate Street, Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Manze's Pie & Mash Shop. Locally listed building. Originally from Ravello in Italy, the Manze family emigrated to England in 1878 and founded an empire of fourteen pie & mash shops across London. In 1929 Luigi Manze rebuilt 76 High Street in its present form.

L Manze Eel, Pie and Mash Shop, Walthamstow High Street, London, United Kingdom
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J. B. S. Haldane 1892-1964 polymath biologist known for his contributions to genetics and his visionary writing studied at this school 1898-1905

The Oxford Preparatory School (now The Dragon School), Oxford, United Kingdom
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Patrick Steptoe 1913-1988 Sir Robert Edwards 1925-2013 Jean Purdy 1945-1985 developed IVF, leading to the world's first 'test-tube baby' established a research laboratory here in 1971

Dr Kershaw’s Hospice, Oldham, United Kingdom
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Human in-vitro fertilisation followed by the world's first successful pregnancy was performed at this hospital by Mr Patrick Steptoe, Dr Robert Edwards and their supporting staff in November 1977.

The Royal Oldham Hospital, Maternity Unit, Rochdale Road, Oldham, United Kingdom
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The work of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin at the University of Oxford. In this building from 1956-1972 and at other times elsewhere in the Oxford Science Area, Professor Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910-1994) OM FRS Nobel Laueate led pioneering work on the structure of antibiotics, vitamins and proteins, including pencillin, vitamin B12 and insulin, using X-ray diffraction techniques. Many methods for solving crystal structure were developed taking advantage of digital computers from the earliest days. The work provided a basis for much of present day molecular structure driven molecular biology and medicinal chemistry

Dyson Perrins Laboratory, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin OM FRS (1910-1994) led pioneering work in this building from 1956-1972 and elsewhere in Oxford on the structures of antibiotics, vitamins and proteins including penicillin, vitamin B12 and insulin, using X-ray diffraction techniques for which she received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964.

University of Oxford Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford, United Kingdom