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European Cultural Choices – United Kingdom

United Kingdom – Cultural Choices

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) poet, playwright
Joanne K. Rowling (1965- ) novelist, screenwriter
J. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973) writer, poet, and philologist
Charles Darwin (1809-1882) naturalist and geologist
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) writer and social critic
George Orwell (1903-1950) novelist, essayist, and critic
John Locke (1632-1704) philosopher and physician
Agatha Christie (1890-1976) crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright
Sir Terry Pratchett (1948-2015) author of fantasy novels
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- ) composer
Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) novelist and poet
H. G. Wells (1866-1946) writer
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) short-story writer, poet, and novelist
David Attenborough (1926- ) broadcaster and naturalist
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic
William Golding (1911-1993) novelist, playwright, and poet
Stephen Fry (1957- ) comedian, actor, and writer
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) philosopher
Francis Bacon (1561-1626) philosopher
Adam Smith (1723-1790) philosopher
John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) philosopher, political economist
Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) writer, novelist, and philosopher
Gustav Holst (1874-1934) composer and arranger
Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) writer and composer
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) composer, conductor, and pianist
Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) writer
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) poet
George Byron (1788-1824) poet
William Blake (1757-1827) poet, painter, and printmaker
Herbert Spencer (1820-1903) philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, and sociologist

United Kingdom – European Cultural Choices
United Kingdom – European Cultural Choices

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Which British great minds do you think are worthy of being listed among the greatest in Europe?

Let’s choose the great minds who will represent the culture of our country in Europe, in a continental and cross-border dialogue.

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European Cultural Choices – United Kingdom
European Cultural Choices – United Kingdom


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