8. Beatrix Potter
Potter was born in South Kensington in 1866. She was known to be a writer, illustrator, conservationist, and scientist. She was raised in a privileged home. She had a very h2 educational upbringing which often left her isolated.
Potter is most commonly known for her children classic the “The Tale of Peter Rabbit”. She wrote about 30 books, including 24 children’s tales.
Today Kensington is largely occupied by Kensington Gardens. This once-private garden is now open to the public, and is a very influential and densely populated area of London.
The French Consulate and Embassy is also located in this area.