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Bayliss, Sir Richard (Ian Samuel), (2 Jan. 1917–21 April 2006), Physician to the Queen, 1970–81, and Head of HM Medical Household, 1973–81; Consultant Physician, King Edward VII’s Hospital for Officers, 1964–87; Vice-President, Private Patients Plan, 1989–98 (Director, 1979–89)  

KCVO 1978; MD, FRCP; FMedSci

Born 2 Jan. 1917; o s of late Frederick William Bayliss, Tettenhall, and Muryel Anne Bayliss; m 1st, 1941, Margaret Joan Lawson (marr. diss. ...

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Curie, Madame Marie, (7 Nov. 1867–4 July 1934), Professeur de Physique générale à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris, since 1906; Directeur du Laboratoire Curie à l’Institut du Radium de l’Université de Paris  

Born Varsovie, 7 Nov. 1867; d of Professeur de Lycée Sklodowski; m 1895, Pierre Curie (d 1906); two d; died 4 July 1934...

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Houston, Dame (Fanny) Lucy, (8 April 1857–29 Dec. 1936), among the first five Dame Commanders of the British Empire  

DBE 1917

Born London, 8 April 1857; d of late Thomas Radmall; m 1901, 9th Baron Byron (d 1917); no c; m 1924...

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Newton of Braintree, Baron, (Antony Harold Newton) (1937–25 March 2012)  

OBE 1972; PC 1988

Born Aug. 1937; m 1st, 1962, Janet Huxley (marr. diss. 1986); two d; 2nd, 1986, Mrs Patricia Gilthorpe; one step ...

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Wolfson, Baron, (Leonard Gordon Wolfson) (11 Nov. 1927–20 May 2010)  

Kt 1977

Born London, 11 Nov. 1927; s of Sir Isaac Wolfson, 1st Bt, FRS (d 1991) and Lady (Edith) Wolfson (d...