Lord Byron, widely regarded as one of the greatest British poets was born here 22 January 1788 "Always laugh when you can. It is a cheap medicine"

This is the first recorded 'blue plaque'. The building was demolished in 1889. The earliest existing official plaque is for Napoleon III

This is an approximate position

Plaque is now missing

Holles Street, London
[geolocate this address]
Google Streetview

by Royal Society Of Arts and City of Westminster in 1867

Colour: green

Wikimedia:

Flickr: