BBC List of ~  10 Greatest Britons History of Britain

"I never worry about action, only inaction." ~ Winston Churchill

The top 10 greatest Britons of all time have been chosen - selected from a BBC phone and internet poll involving more than 30,000 Britons. The Top 10 are:

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Winston Churchill
Oliver Cromwell

Charles Darwin
Diana, Princess of Wales

Queen Elizabeth I

John Lennon

Horatio Nelson
Isaac Newton


William Shakespeare