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James Bond in London: The Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd September 1941 General de Gaulle forms French government in exile in London.

23rd September 1909 Susan Travers, the only woman to join the French Foreign Legion, was born in London.

23rd September 1814 Work began on the original Southwark bridge by John Rennie.go to related location

Francisco de Miranda's Statue



Francisco de Miranda's Statue

Born, Caracas in 1750's. Founder independence in South America.

Location: Fitzroy Sqaure, W1P

Description: This chappy seemed more at home in London than anywhere else - in fact his home in Fitzrovia has been described as the 'most Venezuelan place outside Venezuela'. Born in Caracas in the 1750's, this chap was one of the founders of independence in South America, he was given the nickname 'The Precursor' - what a name - what a man! The statue is opposite the Indian YMCA.


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Francisco de Miranda's Statue

Born, Caracas in 1750's. Founder independence in South America.


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