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Voting 2021

Final

 

The following Great Britons have been voted into the final, listed alphabetically by surname. Who will you choose? Why?

 

Aneurin Bevan

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Winston Churchill

Elizabeth Fry

Dr. Sarah Gilbert

Edward Jenner

Vera Lynn

Florence Nightingale

Mary Seacole

William Wilberforce

 

Semi-Finals

 

The following Britons have qualified for the semi-finals. These people are true greats in our view, as they have all already successfully passed through two qualifying rounds. The scores are weighted scores to compare how each Great performed in the third round (adjusted for size of groups).

 

  1. Florence Nightingale 20.0
  2. Elizabeth Fry 19.0
  3. Winston Churchill 18.3
  4. Edward Jenner 18.3
  5. Stephen Hawking 16.4
  6. Dr. Sarah Gilbert 15.0
  7. Sir David Attenborough 15.0
  8. Mary Seacole 14.3
  9. Dorothy Lawrence 14.1
  10. Michael Faraday 12.0
  11. Dame Jane Goodall 11.4
  12. Isambard Kingdom Brunel 10.1
  13. Daley Thompson 8.3
  14. Vera Lynn 8.2
  15. William Shakespeare 8.0
  16. Aneurin Bevan 8.0
  17. William Wilberforce 7.7
  18. Emmeline Pankhurst 7.7
  19. Mary Prince 7.6
  20. Queen Elizabeth I 6.4

Second Round

 

Winners will qualify for the semi-final. Greats in italics enter the repechage. Everyone on this list has already been voted through and, as well as all the contenders who went out in the First Round, are Great Britons. 

 

Group 1

 

Winston Churchill 110

Stephen Hawking 99

Sir David Attenborough 90

Isambard Kingdom Brunel 61

Daley Thompson 50

William Shakespeare 48

William Wilberforce 46

 

Michael Faraday 45

Marcus Rashford 39

Tom Holland 38

 

Ada Lovelace 28

J.M.W. Truner 18

Delia Derbyshire 15

Gustave Holst 13

 

Group 2 - Yet to be decided

 

Elizabeth Fry 100

Mary Seacole 75

Dorothy Lawrence 74

Dame Jane Goodall 60

Aneurin Bevan 42

Mary Prince 40

 

Bobby Moore 37

Frank Whittle 28

George and Robert Stephenson 27

Helen Sharman 20

Mo Farah 16

James Cook 6

 

 

Group 3 - Yet to be decided

 

Florence Nightingale 107

Edward Jenner 98

Dr. Sarah Gilbert 80

Vera Lynn 44

Emmeline Pankhurst 41

Queen Elizabeth I 34

 

Olaudah Equiano 28

Joseph Bazalgette 27

Douglas Bader 26

Walter Tull 21

J.K. Rowling 21

Paula Radcliffe 8

 

 

 

 

Repechage

 

Michael Faraday 54

 

Marcus Rashford 43

Queen Elizabeth II 41

Tom Holland 12

 

First Round - Phase One 

 

Phase one of the first round involved pairs of Greats going head-to-head with one another. In each match-up, children were given a straight choice between each contestant. This included nominations from children in the class. The winners went through to Round Two. 

 

Here are the results from Round One - Phase One

 

William Shakespeare - 20, 5 - Charles Dickens

Sir Tim Berners Lee - 6,19 - Ada Lovelace

Thomas Necomen and James Watt - 8,15 - Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isaac Newton -11,14 - Michael Faraday

Delia Derbyshire - 11,11 - Gustav Holst

Daniel O'Connell - 8,19 - William Wilberforce

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill - 8,18 - Daley Thompson

John Constable - 9,18 - JMW Turner

Boudicca - 4,17 - Winston Churchill

Marcus Rashford - 21,1 - Steven Gerrard

Sir David Attenborough - 16,11 - Princess Diana

Charles Darwin - 10,18 - Stephen Hawking

Millie Bobby Brown - 5,19 - Tom Holland

 

First Round - Phase Two

 

In the second phase of the first round, several Greats were pitted against each other at the same time in groups, with half of them going through to round two. Greats in bold have gone through to the second round.

 

Group 1

 

Florence Nightingale 65

Mo Farah 49

Paula Radcliffe 36

Bobby Moore 34

JK Rowling 32

Mary Prince 27

Emmeline Pankhurst 25

 

Alan Turing 23

Mary Anning 23

Alexander Fleming 22

Alfred the Great 15

Margaret Thatcher 12

Henry VIII 10

 

Group 2

 

Mary Seacole 98

Dr. Sarah Gilbert 89

Dame Jane Goodall 73

Walter Tull 71

Aneurin Bevan 57

Joseph Bazalgette 50

Frank Whittle 45 (Won the tiebreak with Lewis Hamilton 13-8)

 

Lewis Hamilton 45

Horatio Nelson 30

Mary Wollstencroft 27

J.R.R. Tolkien 27

Audrey Hepburn 21

Ernest Shackleton 8

 

 

Group 3

 

Elizabeth Fry 167

Edward Jenner 142

George and Robert Stephenson 78

Douglas Bader 77

Dorothy Lawrence 76

Vera Lynn 69

Olaudah Equiano 64

Helen Sharman 44

James Cook 44

 

Dame Ellen MacArthur 40

Wilfred Wood 32

Leonard Cheshire 30

William Blake 29

Brian May 27

Freddie Mercury 25

Sir Steve Redgrave 23

Edward Elgar 20

Emma Watson 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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