Marie-Louise von Motesiczky was an Austrian painter.
Sir Isaiah Berlin was a naturalised British philosopher, political theorist and historian of ideas who was noted for his writings on political philosophy and the concept of liberty.
“On the corner of Willoughby Road where it meets Haverstock Hill, Maggie the redoubtable had her flower-stall…”
Jennifer Vyvyan was one of the leading British sopranos of her time: she was closely associated with the composer Benjamin Britten, who wrote major roles for her in his operas.
English novelist, playwright, screenwriter, broadcaster and social commentator.
Editor of the Hampstead and Highgate Express newspaper.
Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe, was a British newspaper and publishing magnate. Owner of the Daily Mail and Daily Mirror, he was an early developer of popular journalism.
John Gurney Hoare was the driving force in the campaign to save Hampstead Heath from residential development. He was born in a house near this spot in 1810.
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