List of famous British men with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Famous People From United Kingdom

“Be British!” Captain Edward Smith’s command to his fellow Britons as the RMS Titanic was going down into the icy ocean might be one of the most famous utterances by a British man as he displayed great strength of character in the face of imminent death. The British have always been famous for their strong character, and dedication, or somewhat obsession with their ‘Britishness’. Today British men might be more famous for their love of drinking and their bad food habits, but it does not take away from Britain what all Britishers have contributed towards the world!

Louis TomlinsonLouis Tomlinson
(Singer)

24 December 1991

Charles, Prince of WalesCharles, Prince of Wales
(Prince of Wales)

14 November 1948

Prince HarryPrince Harry
(Younger Son of Charles, Prince of Wales)

15 September 1984

Harry KaneHarry Kane
(Footballer)

28 July 1993

Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
(Singer-songwriter)

05 September 1946

George VIGeorge VI
(Former King of the United Kingdom)

14 December 1895

Rowan AtkinsonRowan Atkinson
(Actor & Comedian)

06 January 1955

David BeckhamDavid Beckham
(Former English Footballer)

02 May 1975

Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

30 November 1874

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
(Singer-songwriter)

18 June 1942

Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking
(Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist)

08 January 1942

Prince Andrew, Duke of YorkPrince Andrew, Duke of York
(Son of Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip)

19 February 1960

Benedict CumberbatchBenedict Cumberbatch
(Actor)

19 July 1976

Prince Edward, Earl of WessexPrince Edward, Earl of Wessex
(Prince)

10 March 1964

Ed SheeranEd Sheeran
(Singer)

17 February 1991

William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare
(Writer)

23 April 1564

Henry VIII of EnglandHenry VIII of England
(King of England)

28 June 1491

Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen
(Actor)

13 October 1971

Gareth BaleGareth Bale
(Footballer)

16 July 1989

Edward VIIEdward VII
(King of United Kingdom)

09 November 1841

Dele AlliDele Alli
(Footballer)

11 April 1996

Tom HardyTom Hardy
(Actor)

15 September 1977

Wayne RooneyWayne Rooney

24 October 1985

Prince George of CambridgePrince George of Cambridge
(Prince of Cambridge)

22 July 2013

Idris ElbaIdris Elba
(Actor)

06 September 1972

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty
(Businessman)

15 December 1892

John LennonJohn Lennon
(Co-founder of 'The Beatles')

09 October 1940

David BowieDavid Bowie
(Singer)

08 January 1947

Henry CavillHenry Cavill
(Actor)

05 May 1983

Gordon RamsayGordon Ramsay
(Chef and Restaurateur)

08 November 1966

Jesse LingardJesse Lingard
(Footballer)

15 December 1992

Karl MarxKarl Marx
(Economist, Philosopher)

05 May 1818

Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne

03 December 1948

Tom HiddlestonTom Hiddleston
(Actor)

09 February 1981

Simon CowellSimon Cowell
(Reality TV Celebrity)

07 October 1959

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
(Singer, Musician)

26 July 1943

Isaac NewtonIsaac Newton
(Physicist, Mathematician, Astronomer)

04 January 1643

Paul BettanyPaul Bettany
(Actor)

27 May 1971

Raheem SterlingRaheem Sterling
(Footballer)

08 December 1994

Alan TuringAlan Turing
(Computer Scientist)

23 June 1912

George MichaelGeorge Michael
(Singer)

25 June 1963

Elton JohnElton John
(Singer)

25 March 1947

Zayn MalikZayn Malik
(Singer)

12 January 1993

Anthony JoshuaAnthony Joshua
(Boxer)

15 October 1989

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison

25 February 1943

Jason StathamJason Statham
(Actor, Producer, Martial Artist)

26 July 1967

Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin

16 April 1889

Hugh GrantHugh Grant

09 September 1960

Daniel RadcliffeDaniel Radcliffe

23 July 1989

Eric ClaptonEric Clapton

30 March 1945

Anthony HopkinsAnthony Hopkins

31 December 1937

Gary LinekerGary Lineker
(Footballer)

30 November 1960

Andy MurrayAndy Murray
(Tennis Player)

15 May 1987

Lewis HamiltonLewis Hamilton
(Formula One Driver)

07 January 1985

Harry StylesHarry Styles
(Singer)

01 February 1994

James CordenJames Corden
(Actor)

22 August 1978

Christopher NolanChristopher Nolan
(Film Director)

30 July 1970

Marcus RashfordMarcus Rashford
(Footballer)

31 October 1997

Ringo StarrRingo Starr
(Drummer)

07 July 1940

Charles I of EnglandCharles I of England
(King of England, Scotland and Ireland)

19 November 1600

Charles DickensCharles Dickens
(Writer)

07 February 1812

Daniel CraigDaniel Craig
(Actor)

02 March 1968

Christian BaleChristian Bale

30 January 1974

Martin FreemanMartin Freeman
(Actor)

08 September 1971

Jamie DornanJamie Dornan
(Actor, Model)

01 May 1982

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman

21 February 1946

Charlie HunnamCharlie Hunnam

10 April 1980

William IV of the United KingdomWilliam IV of the United Kingdom
(King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover)

21 August 1765

David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough
(Broadcaster, Naturalist)

08 May 1926

Boy GeorgeBoy George

14 June 1961

Robert PattinsonRobert Pattinson
(Actor)

13 May 1986

David WalliamsDavid Walliams
(Actor)

20 August 1971

Steven GerrardSteven Gerrard
(Football Player)

30 May 1980

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
(Drummer)

30 January 1951

Gary OldmanGary Oldman
(Actor)

21 March 1958

Andy SerkisAndy Serkis
(Actor)

20 April 1964

Liam PayneLiam Payne
(Singer, Songwriter)

29 August 1993

Ralph FiennesRalph Fiennes
(Actor, Director, Producer)

22 December 1962

Jack the RipperJack the Ripper
(Serial Killer)