Back up to: Great Lives
9/9 General Sir Michael Rose nominates George Washington for greatness.
8/9 Prue Leith nominates Elizabeth David, arguably the greatest 20th-century food writer.
7/9 John Motson nominates former Nottingham Forest manager Brian Clough.
6/9 Blur drummer David Rowntree discusses the life of Lord Denning.
5/9 Conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin talks about avant-garde composer John Cage.
4/9 Engineer Alex Moulton and the Earl of Snowdon talk about the life of Alec Issigonis.
3/9 Artist and sculptor Maggi Hambling nominates Rembrandt as her choice of a great life.
2/9 Former Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble explains his devotion to Elvis Presley.
1/9 Jude Kelly nominates legendary Edwardian theatre producer Lilian Baylis.