Ian Fleming - Ebury Street
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 29.737 W 000° 08.852
30U E 697998 N 5708800
Quick Description: Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, lived here for a while.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/29/2011 7:39:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMBB64
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
Views: 9

Long Description:

Ian Fleming lived from 1908-1964 and lived here from 1934-1935.

The plaque reads:

IAN
FLEMING
1908-1964
Creator of James Bond
lived here


Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was a British author, journalist and Naval Intelligence Officer. Fleming is best known for creating the fictional British spy James Bond and for a series of twelve novels and nine short stories about the character, which are one of the best-selling series of related novels of all time having sold over 100 million copies worldwide. Fleming also wrote the children's story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and two works of non-fiction. Fleming is reputed to have been the designer of Operation Mincemeat and Operation Goldeneye, the former of which was successfully carried out during the Second World War.

In 2008, The Times ranked Fleming fourteenth on its list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".

Text source: Wikipedia

 

Blue Plaque managing agency: London Blue Plaques

Individual Recognized: Ian Fleming

Physical Address:
22b Ebury Street
Belgravia
London, London United Kingdom


Web Address: [Web Link]

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