Welcome to Who's Who 2019

  • Over 34,000 autobiographical entries of noteworthy and influential people who impact British life
  • Includes Who Was Who – Over 94,000 entries, for deceased people
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St. Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration on the death date of the eponymous patron Saint of Ireland. The 17th of March is a public holiday within the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland alongside Newfoundland and Labrador and Montserrat. It is widely celebrated across the world with parades, cèilidhs, shamrocks and lots of green!

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Richard E. Grant

Richard E. Grant is best known for his portrayal of Withnail in the black comedy film Withnail & I alongside other films such as Gosford Park, The Age of Innocence and Jackie. He is also the author of two film diaries, With-Nails (1996) and Wah-Wah (2006). In 2019, he starred in Can You Ever Forgive Me? for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe, Bafta and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

 

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MARCH 17, 2019

St. Patrick's Day

 On 17th March Who's Who celebrates St. Patrick's Day and all things Irish. 

FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Valentine's Day

 On 14th February Who's Who celebrates Valentine’s Day and all things romantic. 

FEBRUARY 1, 2019

Who Was Who in Bedford Square?

Laid out between 1776 and 1780, Bedford Square’s grand facades and spacious garden reflected refined 18th century tastes. Today most of the properties are offices, but who occupied the houses in earlier times?