Sunday, 2 September 2012

No. 69 in the Greatest Geordies list


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Newcastle's Evening Chronicle has been publishing biographies of great Geordies. Its a top one Hundred with figures from sport and entertainment rubbing shoulders with those from arts, politics. There are historical figures and contemporary ones. Thomas Bewick is at Number 69, that's one ahead of Gertrude Bell but 7 behind T.Dan Smith.
You can find the Chronicle's potted biography of Bewick here.
Here are some of those top one hundred names:
73 - Jonathan Edwards
72 - Terry Deary
71 - Charles Avison
70 - Gertrude Bell
69 - Thomas Bewick
68 - Charlie Spedding
67 - Cheryl Cole
66 - Bob Stokoe
65 - Hari Shukla
64 - Rowan Atkinson
63 - William Shield
62 - T Dan Smith

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