Rebecca West

Rebecca West

Dame Rebecca West, pseudonym of Cicily Isabel Andrews, née Fairfield, (born Dec. 21, 1892, London, Eng.—died March 15, 1983, London), British journalist, novelist, and critic, who was perhaps best known for her reports on the Nürnberg trials of war criminals...
Richard Ansdell – (1815 – 1885)

Richard Ansdell – (1815 – 1885)

Richard Ansdell Richard Ansdell was a British painter of animals and genre scenes. Ansdell was born on 11 May 1815 in Liverpool (then in Lancashire), the son of Thomas Griffiths Ansdell, a ships’ pulley block maker at Liverpool docks and Anne Jackson. His father died...
Zaha Mohammad Hadid DBE RA (1950 – 2016)

Zaha Mohammad Hadid DBE RA (1950 – 2016)

Zaha Mohammad Hadid 31 October 1950 – 31 March 2016 Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid DBE RA was an Iraqi-British architect. She was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize, in 2004. She received the UKs most prestigious architectural award, the Stirling...
Zdenka Pokorna (1905-2007)

Zdenka Pokorna (1905-2007)

Zdenka Pokorna – (1905-2007) Zdenka Pokorna was a Czechoslovakian teacher and an unswerving patriot. She was hailed on her 90th birthday as the “living conscience of the century” by the Czechoslovakian Government. She challenged the Habsburg, Nazi...
William Frend De Morgan (1839-1917) & Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919)

William Frend De Morgan (1839-1917) & Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919)

William Frend De Morgan (1839-1917) & Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919) William Frend De Morgan was an accomplished artist, inventor, and author. He is one of several famous people buried at Brookwood who have an entry in the Dictionary of National Biography. De Morgan...