Mural on Mile End Road of famous people in Whitechapel, London history

Notable People of Whitechapel: London History

Steeped in history and intrigue, Whitechapel might be one of London’s most chronicled neighbourhoods. Formerly part of the infamous East End of London, Whitechapel has been home to several famous people. This article reveals the most notable Whitechapel figures and residents, from Jack the Ripper, to James Cook to Vladimir Lenin.

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