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Britain's Favourite Person, 145183 votes

1: Winston Churchill (4562 votes) Woodstock

2: Jane Austen (4003 votes) Steventon

3: Isaac Newton (3845 votes) Woolsthorpe

4: Benjamin Disraeli (3412 votes) High Wycombe

5: Lewis Hamilton (3274 votes) Stevenage

6: George Orwell (3078 votes)

7: George Best (2984 votes) Belfast

8: Charles Dickens (2961 votes) Portsmouth

9: Freddie Mercury (2890 votes)

10: Charlie Chaplin (2866 votes) Kennington

11: Elizabeth I (2714 votes) Greenwich

12: Helen Mirren (2704 votes) Chiswick

13: Ian Botham (2476 votes) Heswall

14: Charles Darwin (2396 votes) Shrewsbury

15: Douglas Adams (2393 votes) Cambridge

16: Henry V (2292 votes) Monmouth

17: Isambard Kingdom Brunel (2281 votes) Portsmouth

18: David Cameron (2259 votes) Wantage

19: Thomas a Becket (2232 votes) City

20: Hugh Grant (2185 votes) Hammersmith

21: David Walliams (2149 votes) Reigate

22: George Harrison (2146 votes) Liverpool

23: Emmeline Pankhurst (2110 votes) Manchester

24: Bobby Moore (2007 votes) Barking

25: Alfred the Great (2001 votes) Wantage

26: Agatha Christie (1993 votes) Torquay

27: Henry VIII (1975 votes) Greenwich

28: Elton John (1966 votes) Pinner

29: Captain James Cook (1954 votes) Marton

30: Amy Williams (1761 votes) Cambridge

31: Diana Spencer (1629 votes) Sandringham

32: Alex Ferguson (1583 votes) Govan

33: Alexander Graham Bell (1543 votes) Edinburgh

34: Jamie Oliver (1425 votes) Clavering

35: Capability Brown (1414 votes) Ponteland

36: Augustus Pugin (1365 votes) Bloomsbury

37: Josiah Wedgwood (1292 votes) Stoke-on-Trent

38: Beatrix Potter (1273 votes) South Kensington

39: William Pitt (The Elder) (1251 votes) Westminster

40: Abraham Darby (1225 votes) Dudley

41: Elizabeth Fry (1172 votes) Norwich

42: Alexander Selkirk (1141 votes) Lower Largo

43: Ed Miliband (1103 votes)

44: Oliver Cromwell (1101 votes) Huntingdon

45: Annie Lennox (1094 votes) Aberdeen

46: Roger Taylor (1038 votes) Kings Lynn

47: Aldous Huxley (1008 votes) Godalming

48: Barbara Windsor (1005 votes) Shoreditch

49: David Beckham (998 votes) Leytonstone

50: Adam Smith (994 votes) Kirkcaldy

51: Carol Ann Duffy (992 votes) Glasgow

52: Anthony Trollope (922 votes)

53: Charles Babbage (920 votes) Teignmouth

54: Alfred Hitchcock (884 votes) Leytonstone

55: Vita Sackville-West (883 votes) Knole

56: Richard Arkwright (874 votes) Preston

57: Alexander Fleming (872 votes) Darrell

58: Bobby Robson (870 votes) Chester-le-Street

59: David Niven (821 votes) Finchley

60: Arthur Lowe (812 votes) Hayfield

61: Cilla Black (803 votes) Liverpool

62: Danny Boyle (773 votes) Bury

63: Alex Salmond (772 votes) Linlithgow

64: Christopher Marlowe (763 votes) Canterbury

65: Christopher Cockerell (755 votes) Cambridge

66: C B Fry (732 votes) Croydon

67: Francis Drake (719 votes) Tavistock

68: Kenny Dalglish (717 votes) Glasgow

69: Henry Cooper (703 votes) Catford

70: Thomas Fairfax (687 votes) Otley

71: Bobby Charlton (676 votes) Ashington

72: Gordon Ramsay (674 votes) Johnstone

73: Alan Bleasdale (668 votes) Liverpool

74: Alan Sugar (667 votes) Hackney

75: William Pitt (The Younger) (665 votes) Hayes

76: Kenneth Williams (662 votes) Euston

77: Helena Bonham Carter (662 votes) Golders Green

78: Alexander Pope (654 votes) City

79: Hugh Laurie (597 votes) Oxford

80: Charles Rennie Mackintosh (554 votes) Glasgow

81: Amir Khan (548 votes) Bolton

82: John Keats (535 votes) Moorgate

83: Thomas Cromwell (527 votes) Putney

84: David Lloyd George (525 votes) Manchester

85: D H Lawrence (506 votes) Eastwood

86: John Soane (445 votes) Reading

87: William Hogarth (435 votes) Barbican

88: Miss Dynamite (352 votes) Archway

89: David Bowie (327 votes) Brixton

90: David Attenborough (324 votes)

91: Christopher Wren (319 votes) East Knoyle

92: Alan Rickman (311 votes) Hammersmith

93: A A Milne (276 votes) St Johns Wood

94: Ron Pickering (257 votes) Hackney

95: Thomas Hardy (255 votes) Dorchester

96: Edward Elgar (240 votes) Worcester

97: Cardinal Wolsey (232 votes) Ipswich

98: Brian May (229 votes) Hampton

99: Lionel Morton (221 votes) Blackburn

100: Ian Fleming (197 votes) Mayfair

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