The man cruelly mocked as “not even the best drummer in The Beatles” must be the most underrated musician of all time

A writer of genius, capable of conveying the feelings and lives of those who lived in the distant past

The Ancient Greek orator, philanderer, drunk, traitor and hero would have felt at home in modern politics

A wildly funny and slyly subversive comic genius who deftly skewered the mores of Victorian England

The American linguistics professor who is forever at odds with his country

Jon Moynihan: The flamboyant businessman who played a key role in Brexit