History Quiz / Famous MPs

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Can you name the Members of Parliament famous for reasons other than their parliamentary service?

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Years of ServiceMPKnown for
1680, 1689-90*Architect; involved in rebuilding of London after the Great Fire of 1666
1690-91, 1701Mathematician and natural philosopher; author of the Principia
1754-55, 1761-74Military officer credited with securing India for the British Crown
1768-1790, 1792-1796Founder of an eponymous brewery; now a multinational firm incorporating brands such as Costa Coffee and Premier Inn
1804-1832Cornish mathematician and engineer
1865-68Philosopher and civil servant; wrote the essay 'On Liberty'
1880-91Atheist and founder of the National Secular Society
1906-1910Author and poet, works include 'Cautionary Tales for Children'
1918-24, 1926-31Founder of the British Union of Fascists
1966-1997Actor perhaps best known for playing Phalerus in 'Jason and the Argonauts'
Years of ServiceMPKnown for
1973-1987Broadcaster, chef and 'Just A Minute' regular
1974-1986Presented an eponymous daytime television show; founder of the political party Veritas
1981*Northern Irish republican and hunger striker
1987-2010Journalist; involved in exonerating the Birmingham Six; also wrote 'A Very British Coup'
1992-1997Broadcaster, writer and 'Just A Minute' regular
1992-1997Athlete; won two Olympic gold medals over 1500m
1992-presentWon Academy Award for Best Actress twice; for 'Women in Love' and 'A Touch of Class'
1997-2012*Former Irish nationalist paramilitary and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
2010-presentTelevision presenter and producer; hosted GMTV
2010-2012Author of 'Career Girls' and other novels in the 'chick-lit' genre

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