Welcome to Who's Who 2018

  • Over 35,000 autobiographical entries of noteworthy and influential people who impact British life
  • Includes Who Was Who – Over 94,000 entries, for deceased people
  • Born on this day now available as an email to your inbox or by RSS feed

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Discover a brief history of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, organised by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society since 1958, through the entries featured in Who's Who, including comedians Frank Skinner and Tim Minchin, playwright Alan Bennett, and Dame Cleo Laine.

Stephen Fry

Stephen John Fry is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist. With Hugh Laurie, he is half of the comic double act Fry and Laurie. Fry's acting roles include the BBC television series Blackadder. He also appears frequently on BBC Radio 4, and is known for his voice-overs, reading all seven of the Harry Potter novels.



AUGUST 2, 2018

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Discover those who have been involved with the Edinburgh Fringe.

JULY 2, 2018

Women in Engineering

Meet the distinguished women in the field.

JULY 2, 2018

Fleming and the Bond novels

Meet Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels.