Famous people from the city of Oxford

Oxford, the City of Dreaming Spires, has special place in the pride of our nation, evoking a quintessential picture of British life.

Oxford Street
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This picturesque city where the rivers Cherwell and Thames meet boasts the oldest English speaking university in the world. It is the 52nd largest city in the UK, but punches well above its weight as the birthplace of some notable people. Here is a sample of them, drawn from yesterday and today and from widely varying fields of endeavour. Continue reading “Famous people from the city of Oxford”