Famous British Investors

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 1 
Duncan Bannatyne
(Entrepreneur)

Duncan Bannatyne
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Birthdate: February 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clydebank, Scotland

 2 
Jim Ratcliffe
(Businessperson)

Jim Ratcliffe
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Birthdate: October 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Failsworth, Lancashire, England

 3 
Gina Miller
(Business owner and activist)

Gina Miller
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Birthdate: April 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guyana
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 4 
James Goldsmith
(Politician)

James Goldsmith
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Birthdate: February 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 18, 1997

 5 
Ben Horowitz
(Businessperson)

Ben Horowitz
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Birthdate: June 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England

 6 
Nathaniel Philip Rothschild
(Financier, Economist and Banker)

Nathaniel Philip Rothschild
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Birthdate: July 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

 7 
Rachel Elnaugh
(Entrepreneur who was one of the investors participating in the first two series of BBC Two's TV show Dragons' Den, founder of Red Letter Days)

Rachel Elnaugh
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Birthdate: December 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Essex, England, United Kingdom
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 8 
John Templeton
(Investor)

John Templeton
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Birthdate: November 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winchester, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 8, 2008

 9 
Moses Montefiore
(Financier)

Moses Montefiore
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Birthdate: October 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
Died: July 28, 1885

 10 
David Lloyd
(Tennis player, Entrepreneur)

David Lloyd
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Birthdate: January 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England

David Lloyd is an English former professional tennis player who won the 1976 Dewar Cup in men's doubles along with his brother John Lloyd. Lloyd is credited with coaching Tim Henman and playing a major role in making him a world top 10 player. A well-known entrepreneur, David Lloyd is also credited with founding the David Lloyd Leisure Clubs.

 11 
Len Blavatnik
(Founder of Access Industries)

Len Blavatnik
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Birthdate: June 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine

 12 
Harry Oakes
(Businessman)

Harry Oakes
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Birthdate: December 23, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sangerville, Maine, United States
Died: July 7, 1943

 13 
Phil Harris
(Businessman)

Phil Harris
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Birthdate: September 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Peckham, London, England, UK

 14 
Peter Mansfield
(Physicist)

Peter Mansfield
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Birthdate: October 9, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
Died: February 8, 2017
British physicist Peter Mansfield is remembered for his pathbreaking research on magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, along with chemist Paul Lauterbur, which won him and Lauterbur a Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. After a childhood marred by World War II, Mansfield’s first job had been related to rocketry.

 15 
Simon Sadler
(Owner and Chairman of Blackpool F.C.)

Simon Sadler
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Birthdate: October 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England

 16 
James Lancaster
(English merchant)

James Lancaster
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Birthdate: 1554 AD
Birthplace: Basingstoke, England
Died: June 6, 1618

 17 
Poju Zabludowicz
(Art collector, Businessperson, Philanthropist)

Poju Zabludowicz
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Birthdate: April 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 18 

Maurice de Hirsch
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Birthdate: December 9, 1831
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: April 21, 1896

German philanthropist and businessman Maurice de Hirsch was born into an affluent family of bankers and was later associated with Bischoffsheim & Goldschmidt. He is remembered for his remarkable charitable contribution to various educational initiatives and for the settlement of Jewish refugees, the most notable being the fund for Russian Jews.

 19 
Arnold Weinstock
(Industrialist)

Arnold Weinstock
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Birthdate: July 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 23, 2002

 20 
Jon Moulton
(Founder and managing partner of the private equity firm Better Capital)

Jon Moulton
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Birthdate: October 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, England

 21 
Rupert Hoogewerf
(Researcher)

Rupert Hoogewerf
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Birthdate: May 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Luxembourg

 22 
Ron Noades
(Businessperson, Football manager)

Ron Noades
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Birthdate: June 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 24, 2013

 23 
Stephen Peel
(Businessman, Rower)

Stephen Peel
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Birthdate: December 29, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Blackburn, Lancashire, England

 24 
Philip Oppenheimer
(Entrepreneur)

Philip Oppenheimer
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Birthdate: October 29, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 8, 1995

 25 
Lewis Paul
(Inventor)

Lewis Paul
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1759 AD

 26 

William Courteen
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Birthdate: 1572 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1636 AD

Victor Matthews, Baron Matthews
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Birthdate: December 5, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: December 5, 1995

 28 

Frederick David Mocatta
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Birthdate: January 15, 1828
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 16, 1905

 29 
Alex Cowper-Smith
(Investor, Banker)

Alex Cowper-Smith
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Birthdate: January 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: United Kingdom