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14/07/2014

Blue Plaque for Nobel Prize-Winning Biologist

Black and white portrait of Sir Peter Medawar

Sir Peter Medawar, a Nobel Prize-winning biologist responsible for crucial advances in organ transplantation, has been honoured with an English Heritage Blue Plaque at his former home in Hampstead, London.

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Blue Plaque for First World War Head Nurse 25/06/2014 Blue Plaque for First World War Head Nurse Dame Maud McCarthy, the most senior nurse on the Western Front during the First World War, has been honoured with a blue plaque at her former home in Chelsea, London. Read full story

London Blue Plaques Re-Open for Nominations 18/06/2014 London Blue Plaques Re-Open for Nominations London's famous Blue Plaques scheme has reopened for nominations. Read full story

Blue Plaque for Tony Hancock 12/05/2014 Blue Plaque for Tony Hancock On what would have been his 90th birthday, comedian Tony Hancock (1924-1968) has been commemorated today with an English Heritage blue plaque on the London building where he lived when 'Hancock's Half Hour' - first on radio, then on television - made him a household name in Britain. Read full story

Blue Plaque for Kenneth Williams 22/02/2014 Blue Plaque for Kenneth Williams On what would have been his 88th birthday, comic actor and wit Kenneth Williams (1926-1988) has been commemorated today with an English Heritage blue plaque on the London apartment block where he lived during the heyday of the 'Carry On' series of films in the 1960s and during two of his greatest radio triumphs - 'Round the Horne' and 'Just a Minute'. Read full story

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