John,1752–1835, English architect and city planner.
Ogden,1902–71, U.S. writer of humorous verse.
Also Nashe. Thomas,Pasquil, 1567–1601, English dramatist, novelist, and satirical pamphleteer.
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John. 1752–1835, English town planner and architect. He designed Regent's Park, Regent Street, and the Marble Arch in London
Ogden. 1902–71, US humorous poet
Paul. 1889–1946, English painter, noted esp as a war artist in both World Wars and for his landscapes
Richard, known as Beau Nash. 1674–1762, English dandy
See (Thomas) Nashe
Sir Walter . 1882–1968, New Zealand Labour statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1957–60)
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