a Scottish physician known for conducting the first ever clinical trial
November 1778 – 3 December 1823), sometimes known as The Great Belzoni, was a prolific Italian explorer and pioneer archaeologist of Egyptian antiquities. Belzoni was born in Padua. His father was a barber who sired fourteen children. His family was from Rome and when Belzoni was 16 he went to work there, claiming that he… Read more about Giovanni Battista Belzoni
Captain Arthur Phillip was the founder of Sydney Australia.
An inspiration for both Joseph Conrad and Ridley Scott.
The long and trying times of one of the Regency’s most mutinied captains
Jane Austen mention’s Astley’s Amphitheatre in both her letters and in Emma…
Victor Hugo’s inspiration for both Jean Valjean and Inspector Javert in his immortal classic, Les Misérables.
Britain’s most glorious Admiral