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Prebendary of Westminster and chaplain to the House of Commons who collapsed after reading the ninth commandment during Sunday services and died the next day.
Three-time Prime Minister of the Unired Kingdom during the interwar years and member of the Conservative Party1867-1947; ashes buried in Worcester Cathedral, Worcestershire
English poet, author and critic who ended his career as Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford.1896-1974; Long Melford, Suffolk
Author of the novel 'The Happy-Go-Lucky Morgans' who was killed during the Battle of Arras in 1917, soon after he arrived in France.1878-1917; Agny Military Cemetery, France
Long-term friend and correspondent of Aldous Huxley who wrote the Broadway hit play 'Wings over Europe.'1893-1944; St Mary's, Lawford, Essex
English poet and hymnodist famous for his translations of Homer and the Hymn 'Praise for the Fountain Opened.'1731-1800; East Dereham, Norfolk
English leader of the Methodist movement and prolific hymnwriter.1707-1788; Old Marylebone, London
Founder of the Scout Movement1857-1941; Nyeri, Kenya
Pedi tribeswoman who was declared a martyr by the Church of the Province of Southern Africa.1913-1928
Elder co-founder of the Methodist movement.1703-1791; City Road Chapel, London
The United Kingdom's only Prime Minister of Jewish descent.1804-1881; Hughenden Manor, Buckinghamshire
British poet of World War I who was shot in the head by a sniper at the Battle of Loos on 13 October, 1915.1895-1915
Englishman commonly known as 'the Northamptonshire Peasant Poet.'1793-1864; Helpston, Cambridgeshire
English composer whose best known work is played at countless graduation ceremonies.1857-1934; Little Malvern, Worcestershire
Irish writer of 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' and the play 'The Importance of Being Earnest.'1854-1900; Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France
Self-educated English clockmaker who invented the marine chronometer1693-1776; Hampstead, North London
British soldier and poet of World War I whose most famous poem 'Into Battle' was published in 'The Times' the day after his death.1888-1915; Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
Founder of the Salvation Army1829-1912; Stoke Newington, London
Polish Conventual Franciscan friar who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in Poland.1894-1941
Welsh poet, orator and Anglican priest best remembered as a writer of poems and the hymns 'Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life', 'King of Glory, King of Peace' and 'Let all the World i1593-1633; Bemerton, Wiltshire
Author of 'The New Bath Guide' or 'Memoirs of the Blunderhead Family' a satirical, rhymed poem.1724-1805; Bath
Poet and author of 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage' and 'Don Juan.'1788-1824; Hucknall, Nottinghamshire
Considered by some to be the greatest of all the English war poets. His self-portrait hangs in the National Portrait Gallery.1890-1918; Pas de Calais, France
English poet, dramatist, and art scholar most famous for his work, 'For the Fallen,' which is well known for being used in Remembrance Sunday services.1869-1943; Reading, Berkshire
English composer and war poet whose best-known compositions include his 'Five Elizabethan Songs' and the song-cycles 'Ludlow and Teme' and 'The Western Playland.'1890-1937; Twigworth, Gloucestershire
Papuan Anglican teacher killed during the Japanese invasion of New Guinea in 1942.ca. 1921-1942; Sangara, New Guinea
Prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement famous for his 'I Have a Dream' speech.1929-1968; Atlanta, Georgia, United States
British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer who mapped almost two thirds of the northern coastline of North America.1786-1847; presumably buried at sea near King William Island, Canada
British Army office famous for his part in the taking of Quebec in 1759 during the Seven Years War.1727-1759; Greenwich, South-East London
HintNameLifespan; burial location
English anarchist poet, and critic of literature and art who was knighted on the recommendation of Prime Minister Winston Churchill in 1953.1893-1968; Stonegrave, North Yorkshire
English poet and soldier of the first World War who said 'War, and the pity of War', and 'the Poetry is in the pity.'1893-1918; Ors, France
He became the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador and was assassinated on March 24, 1980.1917-1980; San Salvador Metropolitan Cathedral, San Salvador
He became known as a writer of satirical anti-war verse during World War I.won acclaim for his prose work, the 'Sherston Trilogy'.1886-1967; Mells, Somerset
English writer and poet best known for his World War I poetry and the 1929 novel, Death of a Hero.1892-1962; France
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II.1874-1965; Bladon, Oxfordshire
Christian Miao pastor executed during the Chinese Cultural Revolution.1907-1973;
American educator and poet whose works include 'Paul Revere's Ride', 'The Song of Hiawatha,' and 'Evangeline'.1807-1882; Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.1564-1616; Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Author of 'Jane Eyre.'1816-1855; Haworth, Yorkshire
Author of 'Agnes Grey' and 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall;' overshadowed by more famous sister-authors.1820-1849; Scarborough
Welsh poet and writer of the celebrated 'Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night' composed for his dying father.1914-1953; Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales
English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War (especially 'The Soldier').1887-1915; Skyros, Greece
Pakistani Christian nurse who was allegedly killed by a Muslim radical.1929-1960; Sahiwal, Pakistan
One of the founders of the so-called ”Dymock Poets”, a community of writers who settled briefly, before the outbreak of the Great War, in the village of Dymock, in north Glouce1878-1962
Author of books such as 'Emma' and 'Pride and Prejudice.'1775-1817; Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire
His work 'In Parenthesis' about his experiences in the Great War won him the 1938 Hawthornden Prize.1895-1974; Crofton Park, Lewisham
German theologian and author who was executed in Flossenbürg concentration camp in 1945.1906-1945; Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof, Berlin, Germany
First Englishman to circumnavigate the Earth in his ship the 'Golden Hind.'1540-1596; buried at sea off the coast of Portobelo, Panama
English journalist and broadcaster best remembered as the commentator on the coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953 and the funerals of George VI, John F. Kennedy, and Winston Churchil1913-1965; Lynchmere, West Sussex
The only Australian poet with a bust in Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey.1833-1870; Melbourne, Australia
Older sister of Alexandra, the last Russian Empress, who was murdered by the Bolsheviks in 1918.1864-1918; Church of Maria Magdalene, Jerusalem, Israel
Archbishop of the Church of Uganda from 1974 to 1977; murdered by Idi Amin.1922-1977
Author of 'Wuthering Heights.'1818-1848; Haworth, Yorkshire
British theoretical physicist who made fundamental contributions to the early development of both quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics.1902-1984; Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Served two separate terms as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; first ever Labour Prime Minister.1866-1937; Spynie, near Lossiemouth, Grampian
English poet, translator and novelist whose most successful work was the historical novel 'I, Claudius.'1895-1985; Deia , Majorca, Spain
English actress who won Academy the Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mrs. Moore in the 1984 film 'A Passage to India.'1907-1991

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