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    14 Brits Who Defined Badass

    Men and women who put the "Great" in "Great Britain".

    1. Sir Douglas Bader (1910–82)

    2. Florence Nightingale (1820–1910)

    3. Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821–90)

    4. Captain Flora Sandes (1876–1956)

    5. Captain "Mad Jack" Churchill (1906–96)

    If it wasn't for those damn Yanks, we could have kept the war going another 10 years.

    6. Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603)

    7. Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart (1880–1963)

    Frankly I had enjoyed the war.

    8. Vice Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson (1758–1805)

    England expects that every man will do his duty.

    9. Gertrude Bell (1869–1926)

    10. Sir Winston Churchill (1874–1965)

    "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."

    11. Simon Weston (1961–)

    12. Boudica (died AD 60 or 61)

    13. Sir Ranulph Fiennes (1944–)

    14. Sir Nicholas Winton (1909–)

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