Alan Turing changed the world not once, but twice. He altered the course of World War II by cracking codes and followed that up with groundbreaking work on computers.
John Snow, considered to be one of the fathers of epidemiology, is most widely known for his discovery of the source of the 1854 Broad Street cholera outbreak in London.
Coulson acted in the moment despite huge risks to his own life in order to help others during the 7/7 terror attacks in London, 2005.
The Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry to convince her husband to lower the taxes on the people.
Sherlock Holmes, the fictional detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is among the most popular and enduring characters ever invented.
On the morning of March 17th, during a blizzard, Oates told Robert Scott he was ‘just going outside and may be some time’. He was never seen again. He sacrificed his life so others could survive the starvation.
John Chard led one of history’s greatest defensive efforts against an enormous Zulu force. He did it with inspiration and intelligence. He had never been in combat before.
Michael Young was a British businessman who, in the 1980s, arranged for secret talks between the white leadership of South Africa and the black African National Congress which was then fighting to end apartheid in the country.
William Wilberforce was a British politician, philanthropist, and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade.