Famous People Born In Devon

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 1 Francis Drake

Francis Drake
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naval officer, Explorer
Birthdate: 1540 AD
Died: January 28, 1596

 2 Bradley James

Bradley James
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 Pauline Collins

Pauline Collins
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 4 Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British Ambassador to the United States (1940-46)
Birthdate: April 16, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 23, 1959
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 5 Bill Bruford

Bill Bruford
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: May 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus

 6 Ella Hunt

Ella Hunt
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 7 Angela Rippon

Angela Rippon
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
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 8 John Hawkins

John Hawkins
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Privateer
Birthdate: November 30, 1532
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 12, 1595

 9 Douglas Hodge

Douglas Hodge
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 Sue Barker

Sue Barker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: April 19, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 11 William Buckland

William Buckland
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Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: March 12, 1784
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 14, 1856

 12 Saint Walpurga

Saint Walpurga
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: 0710 AD
Died: February 25, 0779

 13 Richard Grenville

Richard Grenville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naval commander
Birthdate: June 15, 1542
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 10, 1591

 14 Tonia Couch

Tonia Couch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Diver
Birthdate: May 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 15 William John Wills

William John Wills
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: January 5, 1834
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 28, 1861

 16 William Froude

William Froude
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 28, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 4, 1879

 17 Eleanor Coade

Eleanor Coade
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: June 3, 1733
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 16, 1821

 18 Rosemary West

Rosemary West
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer who collaborated with her husband, Fred West, in the torture and murder of at least nine young women between 1973 and 1987
Birthdate: November 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 19 Constance Kent

Constance Kent
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: 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
Birthdate: February 5, 1844
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 10, 1944

 20 Pete Goss

Pete Goss
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sailor
Birthdate: December 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 21 Charles Kingsley

Charles Kingsley
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Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: June 12, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 23, 1875

 22 Giselle Ansley

Giselle Ansley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: March 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 23 Debra Searle

Debra Searle
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Businesswoman, Adventurer
Birthdate: July 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

 24 Arthur Chichester, 1st Baron Chichester

Arthur Chichester, 1st Baron Chichester
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: April 30, 1563
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 19, 1625

 25 Thomas Hudson

Thomas Hudson
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1701 AD
Died: January 26, 1779

 26 Elias Parish Alvars

Elias Parish Alvars
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 28, 1808
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 25, 1849

 27 Mike Absalom

Mike Absalom
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Painter
Birthdate: November 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 28 Gilbert Thomas Carter

Gilbert Thomas Carter
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Administrative officer in the Royal Navy and a colonial official for the British Empire
Birthdate: January 14, 1848
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 18, 1927

 29 Marcus Wyatt

Marcus Wyatt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Skeleton racer
Birthdate: December 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 30 Angela Mudge

Angela Mudge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Skyrunner
Birthdate: July 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer

 31 Tom Harlock

Tom Harlock
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: August 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 32 Henry Singleton Pennell

Henry Singleton Pennell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: June 18, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 19, 1907

 33 John Wolcot

John Wolcot
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Satirist
Birthdate: May 9, 1738
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 14, 1819