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date: 16 September 2019

Leno, Dan [real name George Wild Galvin]locked

  • James Hogg


Leno, Dan [real name George Wild Galvin] (1860–1904), comedian, was born on 20 December 1860 at 6 Eve Place, London—not on the site of St Pancras Station, as often recounted, but just to the north. He was one of several children of ...

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