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  Heroes of British history
Here are a few heroes from British history. William Shakespeare wrote some of the best poetry and plays ever
1/10 Here are a few heroes from British history, starting with William Shakespeare wrote some of the best poetry and plays ever
Winston Churchill, possibly Britain's greatest Prime Minister. He led Britain to victory in World War Two
2/10 Winston Churchill, possibly Britain's greatest Prime Minister. He led Britain to victory in World War Two
Quenn Boadicea, who led the British in a rebellion against the Roman empire in 60 AD
3/10 Queen Boadicea, who led the British in a rebellion against the Roman empire in 60 AD
Captain Scott, who led a failed attempt to reach the South Pole. Tragically, he and all his men died there in 1912
4/10 Captain Scott, who led a failed attempt to reach the South Pole. Tragically, he and all his men died there in 1912
Charles Darwin, whose theory of evolution changed the world in 1859 when he published Origin of Species
5/10 Charles Darwin, whose theory of evolution changed the world in 1859 when he published Origin of Species
Emmilene Pankhurst, who, with her Suffragettes, helped women get the right to vote in the early 20th century
6/10 Emmilene Pankhurst, who, with her Suffragettes, helped women get the right to vote in the early 20th century
Isaac Newton discovered many of the basic rules of physics which we use today, including the idea of gravity
7/10 Isaac Newton discovered many of the basic rules of physics which we use today, including the idea of gravity
Jane Austen wrote some of the best novels of the 19th century, and was important in getting women recognised as good authors
8/10 Jane Austen wrote some of the best novels of the 19th century, and was important in getting women recognised as good authors
Walter Raleigh was an explorer in the 16th and 17th centuries. He brought the potato to England. No Raleigh, no chips!
9/10 Walter Raleigh was an explorer in the 16th and 17th centuries. He brought the potato to England. No Raleigh, no chips!
Florence Nightingale, who helped improve the standard of hospitals in Britain
10/10 Florence Nightingale, who helped improve the standard of hospitals in Britain

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Do you have heroes from history?
opening quoteChurchill is a hero because if it wasn't for him we probably would have lost the war against Germany.closing quote
Sohail, 10, Burnley
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