Famous People Born In Kent

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 1 
Henry VIII of England
(King of England)

Henry VIII of England
31
Birthdate: June 28, 1491
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 28, 1547

 2 
Anne Boleyn
(Queen of England (1533 – 1536))

Anne Boleyn
24
Birthdate: 1507 AD
Died: May 19, 1536

 3 
John Paul Jones
(Musician)

John Paul Jones
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 4 
Alan Watts
(Writer)

Alan Watts
11
Birthdate: January 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 16, 1973

 5 
Shane MacGowan
(Lead Singer and Songwriter of Celtic Punk Band 'The Pogues')

Shane MacGowan
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 6 
Tamsin Greig
(Actress)

Tamsin Greig
1
Birthdate: July 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 
Kelly Holmes
(Middle-Distance Runner Who Won Two Golds in the 2004 Olympics in Athens)

Kelly Holmes
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 19, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 8 
David Frost
(Television Host Best Remembered for the show 'Through the Keyhole' and 'That Was the Week That Was')

David Frost
3
Birthdate: April 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 31, 2013

 9 
Thomas Tallis
(Composer, Organist)

Thomas Tallis
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 30, 1505
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 23, 1585

 10 

Mackenzie Crook
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 

Georgina Campbell
0
Birthdate: June 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 12 

Jacqueline Jossa
1
Birthdate: October 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 13 
Rob Knox
(Actor)

Rob Knox
3
Birthdate: August 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 24, 2008

 14 
Kate Robbins
(Actress)

Kate Robbins
2
Birthdate: August 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo

 15 
Bill Bruford
(Drummer)

Bill Bruford
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus

 16 

Hattie Jacques
4
Birthdate: February 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 6, 1980
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 17 

Marie of Romania
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 10, 1938

 18 
Philip Sidney
(Poet of the Elizabethan Era Known for a Pastoral Romance Entitled 'The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia')

Philip Sidney
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1554
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 17, 1586

 19 

Sydney Greenstreet
1
Birthdate: December 27, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 18, 1954
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 20 

David Sylvian
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 23, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces

 21 
Milo Yiannopoulos
(Political Commentator)

Milo Yiannopoulos
17
Birthdate: October 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 

Hannah Arterton
1
Birthdate: January 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 23 
Francis Walsingham
(Principal Secretary to Queen Elizabeth I of England and Popularly Remembered as Her 'Spymaster')

Francis Walsingham
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1532 AD
Died: April 6, 1590

 24 
Peter Phillips
(Member of the British Royal Family)

Peter Phillips
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 25 
Alistair Appleton
(Television Presenter)

Alistair Appleton
0
Birthdate: January 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 26 

Paul Ritter
9
Birthdate: December 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 5, 2021

 27 

Jack Scanlon
4
Birthdate: August 6, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo

 28 
Linda Bassett
(Actress)

Linda Bassett
0
Birthdate: February 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 29 

Pete Tong
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 30 

Walter de La Mare
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 25, 1873
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 22, 1956

 31 
Annabel Croft
(Tennis Player)

Annabel Croft
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 32 
Quentin Blake
(Cartoonist)

Quentin Blake
1
Birthdate: December 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 33 

Sam Palladio
1
Birthdate: November 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 34 
William Caxton
(First person to introduce a printing press into England)

William Caxton
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1415 AD
Died: 1492 AD

 35 
Wat Tyler
(Activists)

Wat Tyler
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 4, 1341
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 15, 1381

 36 
Ian Stewart
(mathematician, novelist, writer, university teacher, science fiction writer)

Ian Stewart
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra

 37 

Vita Sackville-West
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 2, 1962

 38 
Will Bayley
(Table Tennis Player)

Will Bayley
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 39 

Robert Bridges
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 23, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 21, 1930

 40 
John Redwood
(Politician)

John Redwood
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini

 41 
Terry Hollands
(Strongman Athlete)

Terry Hollands
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 42 
Linda Smith
(Comedian)

Linda Smith
0
Birthdate: January 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 27, 2006

 43 
Kevin Ayers
(Singer-songwriter)

Kevin Ayers
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 16, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 18, 2013

Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1130 AD
Died: April 20, 1176

Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1405 AD
Died: August 12, 1469

 46 

Lady Ottoline Morrell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 16, 1873
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 21, 1938

 47 
Lizzy Yarnold
(Skeleton racer)

Lizzy Yarnold
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
1
Birthdate: April 20, 1884
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 13, 1966

 49 
John Lyly
(Writer)

John Lyly
0
Birthdate: 1553 AD
Died: October 31, 1606

 50 

John Gower
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1330 AD
Died: September 30, 1408