ISAAC NEWTON (December 25, 1642 – March 20, 1727) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and alchemist. He described universal gravitation and, via his laws of motion, laid the groundwork for classical mechanics.
ADAM SMITH (1723 – July 17, 1790) was a Scottish economist. Father of modern economics and first classical economist.
JAMES WATT (January 19, 1736 - August 19, 1819) was a Scottish mathematician and engineer whose improvements to the steam engine were a key stage in the Industrial Revolution.
JOHN NASH (born June 13, 1928) is a mathematician who worked in game theory and differential geometry. After a promising start to his mathematical career, Nash began to suffer from schizophrenia when he was 30, an illness from which he recovered some thirty years later. He shared the 1994 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences.
HORATIO NELSON (September 29, 1758 – October 21, 1805) was a British admiral who won fame as a leading naval commander. He is famous for his participation in the Napoleonic Wars, most notably in the Battle of Trafalgar, where he lost his life.
WINSTON CHURCHILL (November 30, 1874 - January 24, 1965) was a British politician, best known as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II. At various times an author, soldier, journalist, legislator and painter, Churchill is generally regarded as one of the most important leaders in British and world history.
DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES (1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997) was one of the world's most high-profile, most photographed, and most iconic celebrities.
JOHN WINSTON ONO LENNON (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980) is best known as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist of The Beatles. His creative career also included the roles of solo musician, political activist, artist and author.
ELTON JOHN (born 25 March 1947) is one of the most successful British pop singers, composers and musicians.
DAVID BOWIE (born January 8, 1947) is a profoundly influential British rock and roll musician, actor and artist, from the 1960s to the present.
THE BEATLES were one of the most influential music groups of the rock era. Initially they affected the post-war baby boom generation of Britain and the U.S. during the 1960s, and later the rest of the world. Certainly they were the most successful group, with global sales exceeding 1.3 billion albums.
THE ROLLING STONES is the British rock band which rose to prominence during the mid-1960s.
QUEEN is the British rock band which was popular in the 1970s and 1980s. The group is well known for its sports anthems and classic rock radio staples.
BERNARD CHARLES "BERNIE" ECCLESTONE (born October 28, 1930) is the president of Formula One Management.
DAVID BECKHAM (born May 2, 1975) is an English footballer born in, London. He is a midfielder for Real Madrid and captain of the English national team.
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