Situated on the banks of River Thames, London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom. It is the most populous state in the country as well. It is classified as a leading global city, where a diverse range of languages and cultures thrive. With a variety of monuments, museums, cathedrals and world-heritage sites, the city is renowned for its vast number of tourists. Numerous notable personalities were born and raised in the city of London. Celebrities such as Tom Hardy, Tom Hiddleston, Emilia Clarke, Emily Blunt, Dev Patel, Idris Elba and Daniel Radcliffe were born here. Famous scientist Michael Faraday, poet John Keats, musician David Bowie, comedian Charlie Chaplin and director Alfred Hitchcock are also proud Londoners. Keep reading this list for more notable Londoners.
Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947, British
Singer
Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke
23 October 1986, British, American
Actress

Kit HaringtonKit Harington
26 December 1986, British
Actor

Charles, Prince of WalesCharles, Prince of Wales
14 November 1948, British
Prince of Wales

Henry VIII of EnglandHenry VIII of England
28 June 1491, British
King of England

Elizabeth I of EnglandElizabeth I of England
07 September 1533, British
Queen of England
George VGeorge V
03 June 1865, British
Former King of the United Kingdom

Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972, British
Actor

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer

Robert PattinsonRobert Pattinson
13 May 1986, British
Actor
Emma ThompsonEmma Thompson
15 April 1959, British
 

Edward VIIEdward VII
09 November 1841, British
Former King of the United Kingdom
Benedict CumberbatchBenedict Cumberbatch
19 July 1976, British
Actor

Daniel RadcliffeDaniel Radcliffe
23 July 1989, British
Actor

Simon CowellSimon Cowell
07 October 1959, British
Reality TV Celebrity
George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963, British
Singer

Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland
21 December 1966, Canadian, British
Actor, Director, Producer, Voice Actor
Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin
16 April 1889, British
 

Keira KnightleyKeira Knightley
26 March 1985, British
Actress

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor
27 February 1932, British, American
 
Tom HiddlestonTom Hiddleston
09 February 1981, British
Actor

Rachel WeiszRachel Weisz
07 March 1970, British
Actress
Christopher NolanChristopher Nolan
30 July 1970, British
Film Director

James CordenJames Corden
22 August 1978, British
Actor

Emily RatajkowskiEmily Ratajkowski
07 June 1991, American
Model, Actress

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
21 February 1946, British
 
David WalliamsDavid Walliams
20 August 1971, British
Actor
Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen
13 October 1971, British
Actor

Dua LipaDua Lipa
22 August 1995, British
Singer-songwriter

Tilda SwintonTilda Swinton
05 November 1960, British
Actress

Michael CaineMichael Caine
14 March 1933, British
Actor
Paul BettanyPaul Bettany
27 May 1971, British
Actor

Mark RonsonMark Ronson
04 September 1975, British
Musician

Angela LansburyAngela Lansbury
16 October 1925, British
Actress

Prince Edward, Earl of WessexPrince Edward, Earl of Wessex
10 March 1964, British
Prince

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Prince George of CambridgePrince George of Cambridge
22 July 2013, British
Prince of Cambridge
Rosamund PikeRosamund Pike
27 January 1979, British
Actress

Helen MirrenHelen Mirren
26 July 1945, British
Actress
Prince Andrew, Duke of YorkPrince Andrew, Duke of York
19 February 1960, British
Son of Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip

Asa ButterfieldAsa Butterfield
01 April 1997, British
Actor

Jude LawJude Law
29 December 1972, British
Actor
Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945, British
Singer-songwriter

Suki WaterhouseSuki Waterhouse
05 January 1992, British
Actress, Model and Entrepreneur
David CameronDavid Cameron
09 October 1966, British
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Natasha RichardsonNatasha Richardson
11 May 1963, British, American
Actress

Queen Elizabeth IIQueen Elizabeth II
21 April 1926, British
Queen of the United Kingdom

Richard BransonRichard Branson
18 July 1950, British
Entrepreneur

21 Savage21 Savage
22 October 1992, British
Hip-hop artist
George III of the United KingdomGeorge III of the United Kingdom
04 June 1738, British
King

William IV of the United KingdomWilliam IV of the United Kingdom
21 August 1765, British
King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and

Thandie NewtonThandie Newton
06 November 1972, British
Actress

Damian LewisDamian Lewis
11 February 1971, British
Actor
Daniel Day-LewisDaniel Day-Lewis
29 April 1957, British
Actor

Naomi CampbellNaomi Campbell
22 May 1970, British
Model
Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949, British
Magazine Editor, Fashion Journalist

Princess Charlotte of CambridgePrincess Charlotte of Cambridge
02 May 2015, British
Daughter of Prince William

Mary of TeckMary of Teck
26 May 1867, British
Former Queen of the United Kingdom
Lisa VanderpumpLisa Vanderpump
15 September 1960, British
Actress, Restaurateur

Dev PatelDev Patel
23 April 1990, British
Actor
Alfred HitchcockAlfred Hitchcock
13 August 1899, British
Film Director and Producer

Martin McDonaghMartin McDonagh
26 March 1970, Irish, British
Playwright, Screenwriter, Filmmaker

Mary ShelleyMary Shelley
30 August 1797, British
Novelist
Kunal NayyarKunal Nayyar
30 April 1981, British
Actor

Freddie HighmoreFreddie Highmore
14 February 1992, British
Actor
Sadiq KhanSadiq Khan
08 October 1970, British
Mayor of London

Naomie HarrisNaomie Harris
06 September 1976, British
Actress

Jane SeymourJane Seymour
15 February 1951, British
 

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist
Edward I of EnglandEdward I of England
17 June 1239, British
King of England
Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Anthropologist

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author

Jimmy PageJimmy Page
09 January 1944, British
Musician

Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of SnowdonAntony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon
07 March 1930, British
Photographer
Billy IdolBilly Idol
30 November 1955, British
 

Catherine HowardCatherine Howard
1523 AD, British
Queen of England from (1540-1541)

Helen McCroryHelen McCrory
17 August 1968, British
Actress

Ada LovelaceAda Lovelace
10 December 1815, British
Countess of Lovelace

Andy SerkisAndy Serkis
20 April 1964, British
Actor
Carey MulliganCarey Mulligan
28 May 1985, British
Actress

Tim RothTim Roth
14 May 1961, British
 
Richard AyoadeRichard Ayoade
12 June 1977, British
Actor

Sid ViciousSid Vicious
10 May 1957, British
Musician

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974, Canadian, British, American
Actor
Alan WattsAlan Watts
06 January 1915, British, American
Philosopher, Writer & Speaker

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952, British
Television host
Elizabeth Bowes-LyonElizabeth Bowes-Lyon
04 August 1900, British
British Queen

Dan StevensDan Stevens
10 October 1982, British
Actor

Pete TownshendPete Townshend
19 May 1945, British
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer

Catherine ParrCatherine Parr
31 July 1512, British
Queen of England & Ireland
James II Of England James II of England
14 October 1633, British
King of England

Ella MaiElla Mai
03 November 1994, British
Singer
Princess Beatrice of YorkPrincess Beatrice of York
08 August 1988, British
Elder daughter of Prince Andrew

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
28 May 1908, British
Author of James Bond Series

SkeptaSkepta
19 September 1982, British
Rapper

Camilla Parker BowlesCamilla Parker Bowles
17 July 1947, British
British duchess
Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer