Peter Hitchens nominates George Bell, who condemned the bombing of Germany. Read more
Peter Hitchens nominates George Bell, who condemned the bombing of Germany.
Bobby Friction champions the Italian physicist and astronomer Galileo Galilei.
Chris Tarrant chooses one of the great pioneers of modern radio - Kenny Everett.
John Blashford-Snell explains why he admires fellow explorer, Dr David Livingstone.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Gyles Brandreth praises the life of Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes.
Mumsnet founder Justine Roberts champions the life of Liverpool manager Bill Shankly.
John Cooper Clarke nominates Salvador Dali for great life status, melting clocks and all.
Edmund de Waal, ceramicist and author chooses Holocaust writer Primo Levi.
Dr Lucy Worsley, chief curator at Historic Royal Palaces, chooses Florence Nightingale.