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Historic Sites

Alfred Russel Wallace Blue Plaque - Alfred Russel Wallace 1823-1913 naturalist lived here
Charles James Fox Blue Plaque - Charles James Fox 1749-1806 statesman lived here
Nellie Melba Blue Plaque - Dame Nellie Melba 1861-1931 Operatic Soprano resided here in 1906
White Plaque № 41744 - St M I. James Wagstaff, John Savage, John Shadgett churchwardens 1855
Blue Plaque № 11393 - Marine Police  Primus Omnium  Founded 1798  For over 200 years Police have patrolled the River Thames from this site
Ira Aldridge Blue Plaque - Ira Aldridge 1807-1867 Shakespearian actor 'The African Roscius' lived here
Bronze Plaque № 11376 - This Tunnel Constructed by the London County Council was Opened in August 1902
Radclyffe Hall Blue Plaque - Radclyffe Hall 1880-1943 novelist and poet lived here 1924-1929
Hector Berlioz Blue Plaque - Hector Berlioz 1803-1869 composer stayed here in 1851
Dennis Brain Blue Plaque - Dennis Brain 1921-1957 horn player lived here
Jane Austen Green Plaque - Jane Austen 1775-1817 Novelist stayed here 1813-1814
Thomas A Becket Blue Plaque - St Thomas a Becket was born in a house near this spot
Marianne Jean-Baptiste Blue Plaque - Marianne Jean-Baptiste 1967    Camberwell-born actress    First black British woman to be nominated for an Oscar  born here
Charles Ives Blue Plaque - Charles Edward Ives 1874–1954 American composer stayed here in 1934
Henrietta Barnett And Samuel Barnett Blue Plaque - Greater London Council  Dame  Henrietta  Barnett  1851-1936  Founder of  Hampstead Garden Suburb  and  Canon  Samuel Barnett  1844-1913  Social Reformer  lived here
Michael William Balfe Grey Plaque - Michael William Balfe (1808-1870) musical composer lived here
Guglielmo Marconi Blue Plaque - Guglielmo Marconi 1874-1937 the pioneer of wireless communications lived here in 1896-1897
Thomas Davies, Samuel Johnson, And James Boswell Blue Plaque - In this house occupied by Thomas Davies bookseller Dr. Samuel Johnson first met James Boswell in 1763

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Trivia and Facts

The tallest building in London is The Shard London Bridge - 309m (1,016ft)

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The first Thai restaurant in London opened in 1967 in Kensington, 60 years after the first Chinese restaurant

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London is the most populous city in the European Union with a population of 8,787,892 as of June 2017

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Quotes

Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one's life.

Anthony Bourdain

We need to make it safe to cycle across London. Why not pedestrianise parts of London like Oxford Street and Parliament Square? I intend to plant 200 million trees across London in my term as mayor.

Sadiq Khan

Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.

Benjamin Franklin

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