Famous English People

Based on the clues, name these famous English people, past and present.
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Last updated: June 12, 2013
First submittedFebruary 7, 2013
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Clue
Person
WWII PM
Winston Churchill
King who had six wives
Henry VIII
"The Virgin Queen"
Elizabeth I
Longest-reigning female monarch
Victoria
Playwright nicknamed "The Bard"
William Shakespeare
Creator of Miss Marple
Agatha Christie
A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens
Has his statue on Trafalgar Square
Horatio Nelson
Princess of Wales who tragically died in 1997
Lady Diana
Discovered Evolution
Charles Darwin
Called Hawaii the "Sandwich Islands"
James Cook
The "Iron Lady"
Margaret Thatcher
Current PM
David Cameron
Struck by a falling apple
Isaac Newton
Yoko Ono's ex-husband
John Lennon
Clue
Person
Breakfast at Tiffany's actress
Audrey Hepburn
Rich businessman who founded Virgin
Richard Branson
Wrote Candle in the Wind for Marilyn Monroe
Elton John
Lord Protector of England (1653-1658)
Oliver Cromwell
Spice boy
David Beckham
Director of Psycho and The Birds
Alfred Hitchcock
The Great Dictator
Charlie Chaplin
Author of The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
Archer who lives in Sherwood Forest
Robin Hood
Harry Potter actor
Daniel Radcliffe
James Bond actor in Skyfall
Daniel Craig
2008 and 2014 F1 World Champion
Lewis Hamilton
Glam rocker. Two different eyes.
David Bowie
Mr. Bean
Rowan Atkinson
"The Lady with the Lamp"
Florence Nightingale
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Level 45
May 20, 2014
I thought Audrey Hepburn was Belgian??
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Level 43
Jun 29, 2014
She was born in Belgium to a British father of Austrian descent and a mother who was a Dutch aristocrat. So I guess you could say she was half British/half Dutch. She held a British passport because of her father but I think she considered herself British, Belgian and Dutch. For the purposes of this quiz though, the quizmaster is technically correct. :-)
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Level 79
Sep 2, 2015
I'm always sad about the really low number of people who can identify Captain Cook.
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Level 71
Jan 12, 2019
Needs updating ...Elizabeth II is now longest reigning. And Cameron is no longer PM