What are some famous people from Liverpool

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Famous people from Liverpool

Wayne Rooney(1985)

Wayne Rooney is an English soccer coach and former soccer player who became the youngest scorer in the Premier League at the age of 17 and is the record scorer for England's Three Lions (2003-2016) and Manchester United (2004-2017). Rooney was born in Liverpool on October 24, 1985.


Black was a British singer who landed international chart successes in the 1980s with “Wonderful Life” (1986) and “Sweetest Smile” (1987), initially with his band project “Black” and later as a solo artist under the same name. He was born on May 26, 1962 in Liverpool.

Simon Rattle(1955)

Simon Rattle is an internationally renowned British conductor who has been chief conductor of the "Berliner Philharmoniker" since 2002 and, among other things. conducted the London Symphony Orchestra at the opening ceremony of the 2013 Olympic Games. Rattle was born on January 19, 1955 in Liverpool.

George Harrison(1943–2001)

George Harrison was a British musician who became known as a guitarist and singer for the Beatles and worked as a solo artist after the group split up (including albums “All Things Must Pass” with “My Sweet Lord” 1970, “Cloud Nine” with “Got My Mind Set on You "1987). He was born on February 25, 1943 in Liverpool.

Paul McCartney(1942)

Paul McCartney is one of the best known and most successful British musicians and composers (including "Yesterday" 1965, "Hey Jude" 1968, "Maybe I'm Amazed" 1970), among others. Co-founder, singer and bass player of the "Beatles". McCartney was born in Liverpool on June 18, 1942.

John Lennon(1940–1980)

John Lennon was a British musician, singer and guitarist who wrote music history as a co-founder of the "Beatles" and with songs like "I Feel Fine" (1964), "Strawberry Fields Forever" (1967), "Instant Karma!" (1970) and "Imagine" (1971) is considered one of the most successful pop composers. He was born on October 9, 1940 in Liverpool.

Ringo Starr(1940)

Ringo Starr is a British musician and occasional actor who became famous all over the world as the drummer of the legendary rock band "The Beatles" (from 1962) and started his solo career (including "Photograph" 1973) before they broke up in 1970. He was born on July 7, 1940 in Liverpool.

Peter Shaffer(1926–2016)

Peter Shaffer was a British playwright whose best-known plays "Equus" (1973) and "Amadeus" (1979) were also successfully filmed and won multiple awards. He was born on May 15, 1926 in Liverpool.

Arthur Wynne(1871–1945)

Arthur Wynne was a British editor and inventor of the crossword puzzle, which first appeared as a diamond-shaped "Word-Cross Puzzle" on December 21, 1913 in the Christmas edition of the "Fun" supplement to "New York World". He was born in Liverpool on June 22nd, 1871.

Kate Sheppard(1847–1934)

Kate Sheppard was a New Zealand women's rights activist who, with her commitment and three petitions signed by thousands of New Zealanders, enforced the world's first active women's suffrage, which was passed by law in 1893, in New Zealand at the end of the 19th century. She was born on March 10, 1847 in Liverpool.