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July 2nd Famous People Birthdays

Thomas Cranmer

Thomas Cranmer (1489)
English cleric who was consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury for his support of Henry VIII in the latter's divorce dispute was burnt at the stake as a heretic during the reign of Queen Mary.

Sir William Henry Bragg

Sir William Henry Bragg (1862)
British physicist who won the Nobel Prize in 1915 with his son William Lawrence Bragg.
Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse (1877)
German novelist and poet best known for Siddartha, Steppenwolf and The Glass Bead Game.

Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba (1925)
Congolese statesman and prime minister from 1960 to 1961