Look at these pictures. Match each
picture with the information below. Say
what these people are famous for.
A. He was a Scottish poet. He was born
in 1759. Scots simply call him “The
Bard”. His birthday is on 25th January.
Every year on that day people all over
the world remember him and read his
B. She was an English author of children’s
stories, plays and poetry. Her plays
for children were popular for school
performances. Her most popular book is
Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard.
C. He is an English singer and musician. He
wrote some of the most popular songs
in the history of rock music. He was a
member of a popular rock group The
D. He is still the most important scientist
in the world. He discovered many of
nature’s laws. He discovered the theory
of gravity by watching the fall of an apple
from a tree.
E. He was a famous English officer of the
Royal Navy. Of his several victories
the most well known is the Battle of
Trafalgar in 1805, during which he died.
There is a great monument in Trafalgar
Square in his honour.
F. She was the Prime Minister of the United
Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative
Party from 1979 to 1990. She is the only
woman to have held both posts.