Famous People Born In Devon

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Francis Drake
(Best Known for His Circumnavigation of the World in a Single Expedition)
Francis Drake
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1540 AD
Died: January 28, 1596
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Matthew Goode
(English Actor Known for His Films: ‘Chasing Liberty’, ‘Stoker’, and ‘The Imitation Game’)
Matthew Goode
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Birthdate: April 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Bradley James
2
Birthdate: October 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 4 
Pauline Collins
2
Birthdate: September 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 5 
Bill Bruford
(Drummer)
Bill Bruford
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
 6 
Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
(British Ambassador to the United States (1940-46))
Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 16, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 23, 1959
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 7 
Angela Rippon
(Journalist)
Angela Rippon
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Birthdate: October 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
 8 
Ella Hunt
(Actress)
Ella Hunt
6
Birthdate: April 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
John Hawkins
(Privateer)
John Hawkins
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1532
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 12, 1595
 10 
Douglas Hodge
3
Birthdate: February 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
William Buckland
(Geologist)
William Buckland
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Birthdate: March 12, 1784
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 14, 1856
 12 
Rosemary West
(British Serial Killer Who Killed At Least Ten Young Women)
Rosemary West
43
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 13 
Saint Walpurga
(Missionary)
Saint Walpurga
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0710 AD
Died: February 25, 0779
 14 
Richard Grenville
(Naval commander)
Richard Grenville
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1542
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 10, 1591
 15 
Constance Kent
(Former nurse who confessed to the murder of her half-brother, Francis Saville Kent, in 1860, when she was aged 16 and he aged 4)
Constance Kent
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1844
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 10, 1944
 16 
Tonia Couch
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 17 
James Rennell
(British Geographer, Historian and a Pioneer of Oceanography)
James Rennell
0
Birthdate: December 3, 1742
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 29, 1830
 18 
Charles Kingsley
3
Birthdate: June 12, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 23, 1875
 19 
Eleanor Coade
(Businesswoman)
Eleanor Coade
0
Birthdate: June 3, 1733
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 16, 1821
 20 
William John Wills
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1834
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 28, 1861
 21 
William Froude
(British Engineer and First to Formulate Reliable Laws for the Resistance That Water Offers to Ships)
William Froude
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 28, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 4, 1879
 22 
Pete Goss
(Sailor)
Pete Goss
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 23 
Giselle Ansley
(Field hockey player)
Giselle Ansley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Debra Searle
(Businesswoman, Adventurer)
Debra Searle
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Arthur Chichester, 1st Baron Chichester
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1563
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 19, 1625
 26 
Thomas Hudson
(Painter)
Thomas Hudson
1
Birthdate: 1701 AD
Died: January 26, 1779
 27 
Elias Parish Alvars
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 28, 1808
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 25, 1849
 28 
Mike Absalom
(Musician, Painter)
Mike Absalom
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 29 
Gilbert Thomas Carter
(Administrative officer in the Royal Navy and a colonial official for the British Empire)
Gilbert Thomas Carter
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 14, 1848
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 18, 1927
 30 
Angela Mudge
(Skyrunner)
Angela Mudge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
 31 
Marcus Wyatt
(Skeleton racer)
Marcus Wyatt
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 32 
Tom Harlock
(YouTuber)
Tom Harlock
2
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: August 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 33 
Henry Singleton Pennell
(Military personnel)
Henry Singleton Pennell
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 19, 1907
 34 
John Wolcot
(Satirist)
John Wolcot
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 9, 1738
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 14, 1819