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Blue Plaques in London

Dadabhai Naoroji Blue Plaque - This street is named after Dadabhai Naoroji Liberal MP for Finsbury 1892-1895. He was the first Asian elected to the House of Commons.
William Morris Hughes Blue Plaque - The Rt. Hon.  William Morris Hughes  CH, KC  1862–1952  Prime Minister  of Australia  1915-1923  was born here
Capability Brown Blue Plaque - Lancelot 'Capability' Brown 1716 - 1783 landscape architect lived here 1764 - 1783
Frédéric Chopin Blue Plaque - Fryderyk Chopin 1810-1849 gave his first London concert in this house June 23 1848
Alan Turing Blue Plaque - Alan Turing  1912-1954  code breaker  lived here  from  1945-1947
Sid James Blue Plaque - Sid James  1913-1976  Comic Actor  Lived here  1956 - 1963
John Harvard Blue Plaque - John Harvard  1607 - 1638  First Benefactor of  Harvard University  Born in Southwark, baptized in the  Cathedral and educated in the  parish's grammar school.  Sailed to Massachusetts,  1637
Benjamin Britten Green Plaque - The London home from 1970 of Benjamin Britten composer (1913-1976)
Benjamin Britten And Peter Pears Green Plaque - Benjamin Britten composer 1913-1976 and Peter Pears singer 1910-1986 lived and worked here 1943-1946
Charles Ives Blue Plaque - Charles Edward Ives 1874–1954 American composer stayed here in 1934
Gustav Holst Blue Plaque - Gustav Holst  Composer  1874-1934  lived here  1908-1913
Don Arden, Small Faces, Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, And 3 Other - Impresario Don Arden and mod band "Small Faces" (Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Kenney Jones, Ian McLagan and Jimmy Winston) worked here 1965-1967
Francis Wragg And Nag's Head, Walthamstowe Blue Plaque - The Nag's Head. Locally Listed building. Erected in 1857 by Francis Wragg as a replacement for the original village inn which stood on the corner of Orford Road/Church End. Wragg ran the local stagecoach service to London and also built the adjacent coach houses for his use
Julius Jacob Von Haynau And Barclay, Perkins & Co. Black Plaque - An international incident occurred here 1850. General Haynau "The Austrian Butcher" was recognised and attacked by Barclay & Perkins draymen
Geoffrey De Havilland Blue Plaque - Sir Geoffrey De Havilland 1882-1965 aircraft designer lived here 1909-1910
Thomas Gray Grey Plaque - Thomas Gray  poet  was born in a house  on this site  "The curfew tolls the knell  of parting day"  1716-1771
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar Blue Plaque - Vinayak Damodar Savarkar 1883-1966 Indian patriot and philosopher lived here
Arthur Wellesley Stone Plaque - This Horse Block was erected by desire of the Duke of Wellington. 1830

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London Trivia & Facts

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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The first Chinese restaurant in London opened in 1907

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London has four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the site of the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, & St Margaret's Church; and an area of Greenwich home to the Royal Observatory

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Quotes About London & Life

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

The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain For promis'd joy

Robert Burns

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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