Famous people: North East

Can you name the famous people from the North East?

Famous forAnswerFrom
Actor, singer, 'Pointless' hostNorthumberland
Singer, X factor winner 2012Middlesbrough
Actor known for Blackadder and Mr BeanConsett
Benedictine monk, scholar, historianTyne and Wear
Travelled and mapped the Middle EastCounty Durham
Engraver, illustrater, natural historianNorthumberland
Art collector and founder of a museum that bears his nameCounty Durham
18th century landscape architect - 'England's greatest gardner'Northumberland
Member of 'The Animals', manager of Jimi HendrixNewcastle
Author or Alice's Adventures in WonderlandDarlington
Won the World Cup with England, and the Ballon d'Or in the same yearAshington
Ex member of Girls Aloud, TV judgeNewcastle
Nelson's second in command, won at the Battle of TrafalgarNewcastle
Explorer, discovered AustraliaMiddlesbrough
'The Jarrow Arrow,' middle distance runner of the 1980sJarrow
Lighthouse keepers daughter; saved 9 lives from a shipwreck on the Farne IslandsBamburgh
Suffragette, killed by the King's horse at the 1913 derbyNorthumberland
Author of the Horrible Histories seriesSunderland
One half of TV duo that present shows including I'm a celebrityNewcastle
Conservative Prime Minister from 1955-57, known for the Suez CrisisCounty Durham
Footballer known as 'Gazza', played for Newcastle United and EnglandNewcastle
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PM from 1830-34, commemorated by the monument in central NewcastleNorthumberland
Nobel Prize laureate for his work on subatomic particlesNewcastle
(Third) lead singer of AC/DCGateshead
Ex footballer and manager who now works as a presenter for sky sportsMiddlesbrough
One half of the Hairy Bikers - TV chefsGateshead
Comedian, author, one of the 100 most powerful women in the UK in 2013South Shields
Rose to fame through gogglebox, TV presenter County Durham
Historian, broadcaster and filmmaker, known for Black and British: A forgotten HistoryGateshead
Comedian and creator of chart topping podcast alongside wife RosieSouth Shields
Wrote the song 'Blaydon Races'Gateshead
Footballer for clubs including Fulham, managed Ipswich town to win the UEFA cupDurham
Premier League's record goal scorer through stints at Newcastle and BlackburnNewcastle
Dancer, actor, shortest male dancer admitted into Royal Ballet SchoolHartlepool
Presenter of Soccer Saturday for Sky SportsHartlepool
Engineer, inventor of miners safety lamp, 'Father of the Railways'Northumberland
Built upon the achievements of his father (above), creator of the RocketNorthumberland
Musician, went solo in 1985 after leaving rock band the PoliceWallsend
Physicist, chemist and inventor of first lightbulbsSunderland
Co founder of the Pet Shop Boys with Chris Lowe North Shields
MP for Jarrow and played prominent role in the 1936 Jarrow MarchJarrow

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