Born on this day

16th November

Every day find here my selection of Great British men and women born on this day.

  • Birth date
  • 1609 : Henrietta Maria (1609–1669) Queen of Charles I
  • 1811 : John Bright (1811–1889) Statesman and orator
  • 1813 : Frederick Christian Lewis Jr (1813–1875) Painter
  • 1839 : William Frend De Morgan (1839–1917) Artist, potter and novelist
  • 1843 : Louise Jane Jopling (née Goode, later Rowe) (1843–1933) Portrait painter
  • 1895 : Michael Arlen (1895–1956) Novelist
  • 1900 : Sidney William Wooldridge (1900–1963) Geomorphologist and geographer
  • 1904 : Reginald Sutcliffe (1904–1991) Meteorologist
  • 1933 : Harold Brooks Brooks–Baker (1933–2005) Publisher
  • 1948 : Dennis Severs (1948–1999) Collector and museum creator

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