Illustrious personalities of London

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Did you know that London is much more than four works of art? In this city were born Dua Lipa, Walker, Harington ... And many more! In ForLondresLovers we tell you everything and more about the illustrious characters of London Come and meet them!

Did you know that London is much more than four works of art? In this city were born Dua Lipa, Walker, Harington ... And many more! In ForLondresLovers we tell you everything and more about the famous people of London. Come and meet them!

Famous London celebrities you're sure to know

Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa is one of the most popular pop stars of the second half of the 2010s. She is an artist with disarming charisma and beauty. She was born in London, in the borough of Hampstead, on the 22nd of August 1995,

Dua Lipa lived for several years in Kosovo, the country of origin of her family. She remained in the Balkan area until the age of fifteen. She then decided to return to England, with the help of a family friend, to follow her passion: music. His hope is to make it his job.

Tim Walker

Tim Walker, born in 1970, is a fashion photographer. His passion for photography began at the Condé Nast Library in London, where he worked in the Cecil Beaton archive for a year before university. He graduated in photography from Exeter College of Art: Tim Walker was awarded third prize for Young Independent Photographer of the Year. In 1994 he worked as a freelance photography assistant in London, then moved to New York City as a full-time assistant to Richard Avedon.

Kit Harington

Kit Harington is a British actor, more precisely English.

He owes his stardom to his portrayal of Jon Snow , one of the central characters in the intricate events of the series Game of Thrones . Kit Harington's real name is Christopher Catesby Harington. The second son of a bookseller (David Richard Harington) and a theater artist and painter (Deborah Jane Catesby), he was born in London on December 26, 1986.

Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke's full name on the registry office is Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke . She is a British actress. Notoriety in international cinema is mainly due to her portrayal of the character of Daenerys Targaryen in the famous series "Game of Thrones".

Idris Elba

The full name of actor and producer Idris Elba is Idrissa Akuna Elba.

He was born on September 6, 1972 in London, the son of African parents: his father is from Sierra Leone, while his mother is from Ghana. With the support of an uncle, Idris began performing as a disc jockey, working at weddings and then founding a DJ collective.

Flippo Nardi

Filippo Nardi was born on May 30, 1969 in London, a descendant of the Nardi-Dei family of noble origin from Tuscany. The mother is a woman born in London to Jewish parents of Polish and Ukrainian nationality who escaped Nazism. One grandmother is an Arab. Her father, on the other hand, is Florentine and met her mother when she went to study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, rented by her paternal grandmother. Once married, the parents returned to the English capital, where Philip was born and raised.

Craig Warwick

Craig Warwick was born in London in 1952. Having made a name for himself as a psychic, he came into contact with, among others, Lady Diana, who requested his services, as well as the actress Kate Winslet. He is chosen as a consultant by the FBI, which uses his skills to search for missing persons.

Prince Harry

Henry Charles Albert David Mountbatten-Windsor, known to all as Prince Harry (Henry of Wales), was born on September 15, 1984 in London, at St. Mary's Hospital, the son of Charles Prince of Wales and grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh .

Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter was born on 26 May 1966 in Golders Green, London. She is the daughter of Raymond, a banker, and Elena, a psychotherapist. Helena's paternal grandfather is the liberal politician Maurice Bonham Carter. Her mother's mother is a Spanish diplomat, known as Righteous Among the Nations for saving thousands of Jews under the Nazis.

William Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner was born on 23 April 1775 in London, in Maiden Lane, the son of a wigmaker and hairdresser, William Gayone, and Mary, a woman frequently afflicted with mental disorders. Also due to the plight of his family, the young William at the age of ten is sent to Brentford, a village on the banks of the Thames in West London, where he lives with a maternal uncle.

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