Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen
13 October 1971, British
Actor
William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare
26 April 1564, British
Writer

J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer

Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
17 January 1706, British, American
Founding Father of the United States

Charles DickensCharles Dickens
07 February 1812, British
Writer

Roald DahlRoald Dahl
13 September 1916, British, Welsh
Novelist, Short Story Writer
George OrwellGeorge Orwell
25 June 1903, British
Writer

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974, Canadian, British, American
Actor

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875, British
 

John CleeseJohn Cleese
27 October 1939, British
Actor & Comedian
Neil GaimanNeil Gaiman
10 November 1960, British
Author

Martin McDonaghMartin McDonagh
26 March 1970, Irish, British
Playwright, Screenwriter, Filmmaker
C. S. LewisC. S. Lewis
29 November 1898, Irish, British
Novelist

Salman RushdieSalman Rushdie
19 June 1947, British
 

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
30 December 1865, British
Author & Poet
Lord ByronLord Byron
22 January 1788, British
Poet, Politician

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933, British, American, Scottish
Actor
Alan WattsAlan Watts
06 January 1915, British, American
Philosopher, Writer & Speaker

Richard AyoadeRichard Ayoade
12 June 1977, British
Actor

William BlakeWilliam Blake
28 November 1757, British
Painter
Walter RaleighWalter Raleigh
22 January 1554, British
Politician, Writer, Explorer, Aristocrat

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
28 May 1908, British
Author of James Bond Series
William WordsworthWilliam Wordsworth
07 April 1770, British
Poet

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
26 July 1894, British, American
Writer

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
21 September 1866, British
Writer

Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
27 January 1832, British
Author, Mathematician and Photographer
David ThewlisDavid Thewlis
20 March 1963, British
Actor
David IckeDavid Icke
29 April 1952, British
Writer

Geoffrey ChaucerGeoffrey Chaucer
1343 AD, British
Poet

Alan MooreAlan Moore
18 November 1953, British
 

John KeatsJohn Keats
31 October 1795, British
Romantic poet
John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608, British
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the

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Thomas PaineThomas Paine
29 January 1737, British, American
Founding Father of the United States

Karl PilkingtonKarl Pilkington
23 September 1972, British
Television Presenter, Radio Producer

Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943, British
Comedian

Douglas AdamsDouglas Adams
11 March 1952, British, American
Writer
Mark RylanceMark Rylance
18 January 1960, British
Actor

Thomas HardyThomas Hardy
02 June 1840, British
Novelist & Poet
D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11 September 1885, British
Novelist

A. A. MilneA. A. Milne
18 January 1882, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857, Polish, Ukrainian, British
Writer
Samuel JohnsonSamuel Johnson
18 September 1709, British
Writer

Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
12 January 1729, Irish, British
Statesman
John RuskinJohn Ruskin
08 February 1819, British
Art Critic and Painter

Kazuo IshiguroKazuo Ishiguro
08 November 1954, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

William Morris William Morris
24 March 1834, British
Textile Designer, Poet

Ted HughesTed Hughes
17 August 1930, British
Poet and Children's Writer

Phillip SchofieldPhillip Schofield
01 April 1962, British
Television Presenter
John DonneJohn Donne
22 January 1572, British
Poet, lawyer, satirist

W. H. AudenW. H. Auden
21 February 1907, British
Poet

Daniel DefoeDaniel Defoe
13 September 1660, British
Trader

Randolph ChurchillRandolph Churchill
28 May 1911, British
Journalist, Politician
Harold PinterHarold Pinter
10 October 1930, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
16 April 1918, Irish, Indian, British
Comedian
J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894, British
Novelist and Playwright

Alexander PopeAlexander Pope
21 May 1688, British
 

Alex GarlandAlex Garland
26 May 1970, British
Novelist, Screenwriter, Film Director
E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
01 January 1879, British
Writer

Edd ChinaEdd China
09 May 1971, British
Television Presenter
BedeBede
0672 AD, British
Saint

Robert BrowningRobert Browning
07 May 1812, British
Poet & Playwright

William GoldingWilliam Golding
19 September 1911, British
Novelist
Ben JonsonBen Jonson
11 June 1572, British
Dramatist, Poet & Actor

Wilfred OwenWilfred Owen
18 March 1893, British
Poet
Tom StoppardTom Stoppard
03 July 1937, Czech, British
Playwright

Bernard CornwellBernard Cornwell
23 February 1944, British
Author of Historical Novels

Philip LarkinPhilip Larkin
09 August 1922, British
Poet

V. S. NaipaulV. S. Naipaul
17 August 1932, British
Writer
Anthony BurgessAnthony Burgess
25 February 1917, British
 
Alain de BottonAlain de Botton
20 December 1969, Swiss, British
Author

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841, British, American, Welsh
Explorer

Michael MorpurgoMichael Morpurgo
05 October 1943, British
Author

Richard BriersRichard Briers
14 January 1934, British
Actor
Nick HornbyNick Hornby
17 April 1957, British
Author & Editor

Tom Parker BowlesTom Parker Bowles
18 December 1974, British
Food Writer

John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631, British
poet

Richard Francis BurtonRichard Francis Burton
19 March 1821, British
Translator

John BunyanJohn Bunyan
28 November 1628, British
Writer, Preacher
Robert GravesRobert Graves
24 July 1895, British
Poet & Novelist

Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
24 December 1822, British
Poet
SakiSaki
18 December 1870, British
Writer

Charles LambCharles Lamb
10 February 1775, British
Writer & Essayist

William Makepeace ThackerayWilliam Makepeace Thackeray
18 July 1811, Indian, British
Author & Novelist
Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon
08 September 1886, British
 

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905, Hungarian, British
 
Tim VineTim Vine
04 March 1967, British
Comedian, Actor, Writer

William GodwinWilliam Godwin
03 March 1756, British
Journalist

William CowperWilliam Cowper
26 November 1731, British
Poet

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728, Irish, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet
Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
03 August 1887, British
Poet

Donald SindenDonald Sinden
09 October 1923, British
Actor
Alastair ReynoldsAlastair Reynolds
13 March 1966, British
Author

Ricky TomlinsonRicky Tomlinson
26 September 1939, British
Actor
Hilaire BellocHilaire Belloc
27 July 1870, French, British
Writer

Henry FieldingHenry Fielding
22 April 1707, British
Writer
William HazlittWilliam Hazlitt
10 April 1778, British
English Writer & Literary Critic