A century photo of the famous Wilberforce Oak, which sadly is no longer there as it was blown down in a storm in It's the tree under which Pitt encouraged Wilberforce to take up the cause for the abolition of the slave trade.
Equiano --A freed African slave who wrote the first known slave narrative. Became a famous proponent of British abolitionism and worked with William Wilberforce. [On a side note, he--as well as Wilberforce--are main characters in movie " Amazing Grace".
Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard -- South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant in His innovative procedure has led to more than lives saved by transplant surgeries.
Biography of William Pitt was born at Hayes, Kent on May He suffered from poor health and was educated at home. His father, William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, was the former M. for Old Sarum and one of the most important politicians of the period.
Left: William Pitt the Younger, the young and powerful British Prime Minister who introduced the multi-purposed Commutation Act, turning Britain into the single most influential tea importer in the subsequent century.