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100 Great Black Britons


Categories

Business
Jazzy B, Entrepreneur and music producer

Sport
Daley Thompson, 1980 and 1984 Olympic Gold medal winner for the decathlon

Greatest Black British Woman
Mary Seacole, Crimean war veteran nurse and original lady of the lamp

Music
George Bridgetower, Renowned Violinist and close friend of Beethoven

Arts and Culture
Linton Kwesi Johnson, Britain's first Dub poet and writer

Entertainment
Lenny Henry, Co-founder of Comic Relief and veteran comedian/actor

Science/Innovation/Design
Mary Seacole, Crimean War nurse

Nobility
Queen Philippa, Wife of Edward III and mother of the Black Prince

Public Life - Pioneers of the Past
Lord David Pitt, Medic, political pioneer and labour peer for Hampstead

Public Life - General
Sir Bill Morris, Former head of largest trade union for industry

Politics
Olaudah Equiano, Black Britain's political founding father


List in order


1. Mary Seacole
2. Wilfred Wood/ O.A. Lyseight
3. Mary Prince
4. Olaudah Equiano
5. Queen Phillipa
6. Courtney Pine
7. Sir Bill Morris/Sir Trevor McDonald
8. Shirley Bassey
9. Bernie Grant
10. Professor Stuart Hall
11. Elery Hanley
12. Sade
13. Stephen Lawrence
14. Ms Dynamite
15. Queen Charlotte
16. Henry Sylvester Williams
17. Daley Thompson
18. Lenny Henry
19. Joan Armatrading
20. Benjamin Zephaniah
21. Arthur Wharton/Andrew Watson
22. Linton Kwesi Johnson
23. Nana Bonsu/Len Garrison
24. George of Lydda
25. Septimus Severus
26. Baroness Rosalind Howells
27. Harold Moody
28. Lennox Lewis
29. Diane Abbott
30. William Cuffay
31. Francis Barber
32. Ignatious Sancho
33. Phil Lynott
34. Moira Stuart
35. Frank Bruno
36. Niger Val Dubh
37. Leary Constantine
38. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
39. Robert Wedderburn
40. Claudia Jones
41. Herman Ouseley
42. Craig David
43. John Barnes
44. Martin Offiah
45. Des'ree
46. Randolph Turpin
47. Paul Boateng
48. Cleo Laine
49. Lord John Taylor
50. Ottobah Cuguano
51. Trevor Phillips
52. Ian Wright
53. Linford Christie
54. Bruce Oldfield
55. Peter Herbert
56. Mike Fuller
57. Lee Jasper
58. Beverley Knight
59. Ozwald Boateng
60. Viv Anderson
61. Desmond Douglas
62. Patrick Berry
63. Brendan Batson
64. Floella Benjamin
65. Lord David Pitt
66. John Edmonstone
67. Kanya King
68. Val McCalla
69. Dame Jocelyn Barrows
70. David Lammy
71. Oona King
72. John Archer
73. Baroness Scotland
74. Baroness Amos
75. George Bridgetower
76. Samuel Coleridge Taylor
77. Zadie Smith
78. Jazzy B
79. Ira Aldridge
80. Colin Jackson
81. Yvonne Brewster
82. Duonne Alexander
83. David Case
84. Tessa Sanderson
85. Seal
86. Errol Brown
87. Rudolph Walker
88. Gabrielle/Naomi Campbell
89. Goldie
90. Mica Paris
91. Angie Le Mar
92. Ben Okri
93. Denise Lewis
94. Jeremy Guscott
95. Paul Ince
96. Nigel Benn/Chris Eubanks
97. John Conteh
98. Janet Kay
99. Jenette Arnold
100. Carroll Thompson


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