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Kensington (gbr)

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Kensington ranks 319th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind France, Chișinău, and Calgary. Memorable people born in Kensington include Howard Carter, G. K. Chesterton, and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Memorable people who died in Kensington include Isaac Newton, Winston Churchill, and Freddie Mercury. Kensington has been the birth place of many actors and writers and the death place of many tennis players and politicians. Kensington is located in United Kingdom.

Kensington is an affluent district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in the West of central London. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1857 and 1973, Kensington was the birth place of 31 globally memorable people, including Howard Carter, G. K. Chesterton, and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Additionaly, 36 globally memorable people have passed away in Kensington including Isaac Newton, Winston Churchill, and Freddie Mercury. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Kensington than were born there.

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People Deceased in Kensington

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Most individuals born in present day Kensington were actors (7), writers (3), politicians (3), musicians (2), and military personnels (2),  while most who died were tennis players (5), politicians (4), painters (3), writers (3), and biologists (3).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Kensington, including Denholm Elliott, Stephen Dillane, and Francesca Annis. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Kensington, including Denholm Elliott, Stephen Dillane, and Francesca Annis.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 19 globally memorable people born in Kensington since 1700.