Baron Verulam and Viscount St. Albans (1561–1626), English statesman and philosopher. As a scientist he advocated the inductive method. Notable works: "The Advancement of Learning" (1605) and "Novum Organum" (1620)
(1909–92), British painter, born in Ireland. His work chiefly depicts human figures in grotesquely distorted postures, their features blurred or erased.