10 Great British Eccentrics

Jun 13, 2012 by

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As John Stuart Mill, a man not exactly lacking in eccentricity, said “Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.” Every nation has its share of colorful eccentrics but this list focuses on the British. Britain has a special love for its eccentrics, which may explain why it has bred so many.

10 Great British Eccentrics

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