Famous People Born In Somerset

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite People Born In Somerset
 1 
John Locke
(English Philosopher and Physician, Popularly Known as the ‘Father of Liberalism’)
John Locke
28
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 29, 1632
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 28, 1704
 2 
Rupert Graves
4
Birthdate: June 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Ann Widdecombe
(Politician)
Ann Widdecombe
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 4 
Kris Marshall
2
Birthdate: April 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Adam Campbell
1
Birthdate: August 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Sarah Parish
(Actress)
Sarah Parish
1
Birthdate: June 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 7 
Acker Bilk
(Clarinetist and Vocalist Known for His Breathy, Vibrato-Rich, Lower-Register Style)
Acker Bilk
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 2, 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
Harry Patch
(Soldier)
Harry Patch
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 17, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 25, 2009
 9 
Arnold Ridley
2
Birthdate: January 7, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 12, 1984
 10 
Rhianna Pratchett
(Journalist)
Rhianna Pratchett
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 11 
Heather Stanning
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 12 
Marcus Patrick
(Actor, Taekwondo athlete)
Marcus Patrick
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1587 AD
Died: July 17, 1645
 14 
Peter Westmacott
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 15 
William Dampier
(Explorer)
William Dampier
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 5, 1651
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 29, 2017
 16 
Ned Sherrin
(Broadcaster)
Ned Sherrin
0
Birthdate: February 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 1, 2007
 17 
Richard Fox
(Canoeist)
Richard Fox
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
 18 
Amias Paulet
(Former Governor of Jersey, and the gaoler for a period of Mary, Queen of Scots)
Amias Paulet
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1532 AD
Died: September 26, 1588
 19 
Mary Rowlandson
(Colonist)
Mary Rowlandson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1637 AD
Died: January 5, 1711
 20 
Tony Ray-Jones
(Photographer)
Tony Ray-Jones
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: June 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 13, 1972
 21 
Raymond Carr
(Historian)
Raymond Carr
1
Birthdate: April 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 19, 2015
 22 
John X. Merriman
(Prime minister)
John X. Merriman
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 15, 1841
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 1, 1926
 23 
Edward Dyer
(Courtier)
Edward Dyer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1543
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 30, 1607
 24 
Daniel Quare
(Clockmaker)
Daniel Quare
0
Birthdate: 1648 AD
Died: March 21, 1724
 25 
Richard Fox
(Jockey)
Richard Fox
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 6, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 28, 2011
 26 
Adam Pengilly
(Skeleton racer)
Adam Pengilly
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
 27 
Betty Cooper
(Actress)
Betty Cooper
0
Birthdate: May 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 3, 1979
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 28 
Margaret Scott
(Accused witchcraft)
Margaret Scott
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 28, 1616
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 22, 1692
 29 
William James
(Actor)
William James
2
Birthdate: December 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius