List of people from Leeds

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This is a list of people from Leeds, a city in West Yorkshire, England. This list includes people from the historic settlement, and the wider metropolitan borough, and thus may include people from Horsforth, Morley, Pudsey, Otley and Wetherby and other areas of the city. This list is arranged alphabetically by surname:


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H. H. Asquith, born in Morley, Leeds, Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916

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Benjamin Henry Latrobe, from Leeds, served as Architect of the Capitol in Washington D.C. from 1803-1817; he is regarded as the "father of American architecture".[88]

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John Smeaton from Leeds, regarded as the "father of civil engineering"[151]

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