Cynthia Lennon

1939 - 2015

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Cynthia Powell Lennon (née Powell; 10 September 1939 – 1 April 2015) was the first wife of John Lennon and the mother of Julian Lennon. Born in Blackpool and raised in Hoylake on the Wirral Peninsula, Cynthia Powell was accepted into the Junior Art School at the age of 12 and later enrolled at the Liverpool College of Art where Lennon was a student. Powell and Lennon started a relationship after meeting in a calligraphy class. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cynthia Lennon has received more than 2,821,820 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Cynthia Lennon is the 248th most popular companion (down from 246th in 2019), the 748th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 739th in 2019) and the 26th most popular British Companion.

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Among companions, Cynthia Lennon ranks 248 out of 687. Before her are Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, Sophia Dorothea of Celle, Bertha of Holland, Princess Clémentine of Orléans, Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, and Sophie of Württemberg. After her are Princess Taiping, Elisabeth of Romania, Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Mary of Hungary, Queen of Naples, Sophie of France, and Adelaide of Austria.

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Among people born in 1939, Cynthia Lennon ranks 51Before her are Volker Schlöndorff, Harry Kroto, Scott Glenn, Junko Tabei, João Bernardo Vieira, and Chandra Bahadur Dangi. After her are Jean-Marie Lehn, Carlo Ginzburg, Jorge Sampaio, Sonny Chiba, Fritjof Capra, and Claude François. Among people deceased in 2015, Cynthia Lennon ranks 55Before her are James Horner, Michele Ferrero, René Girard, Val Logsdon Fitch, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, and Khaled al-Asaad. After her are Yevgeny Primakov, Francesco Rosi, Assia Djebar, Fatema Mernissi, Kenzo Ohashi, and Louis Jourdan.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Cynthia Lennon ranks 748 out of 6,924. Before her are Desmond Morris (1928), Edmund Tudor, Duke of Somerset (1499), Princess Charlotte of Wales (1796), Frederick Griffith (1879), Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild (1868), and Ray Milland (1907). After her are James Macpherson (1736), Rachel Weisz (1970), John Cockcroft (1897), Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland (1915), Jim Broadbent (1949), and John Frederic Daniell (1790).

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