Featured Destination

April 2019: Hereford

April can be a tricky month for weather in Britain: surprisingly sunny days interspersed with spring showers. So a destination where the best of the ...More
More Uk destinations

Martin Rees
- Favourite Briton.

Born in York, North Yorkshire
Born on 23rd of June 1942

Born 1942 - English astrophysicist.

Educated at Cambridge. Studied stellar systems and dark matter. Best known work is the study of active galactic nuclei. Elected FRS in 1979, knighted in 1992. Became Astronomer Royal in 1995.

Links: Biography

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Martin Rees?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3812 views since 6th February 2007

Brit Quote:
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. - Rudyard Kipling
More Quotes

On this day:
Archbishop of Canterbury Martyred by Vikings - 1012, Drake Attacks Cadiz - 1587, Cook reaches Australia - 1770, Waco Siege Ends - 1993
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages