List of people from the London Borough of Bromley
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Among those who were born in the London Borough of Bromley, or have dwelt within the borders of the modern borough are (alphabetical order):
- David Bowie (1947–2016), musician, moved to Bromley with his family in 1953
- Malcolm Campbell (1885–1948), Grand Prix racing driver, born in Chislehurst
- Nicholas Cleobury (born 1950), conductor
- Stephen Cleobury (born 1948), organist and conductor
- Richmal Crompton (1890–1969), author, the Just William stories for children; lived at The Glebe in Oakley Road, Bromley Common
- Charles Darwin (1809–1882), naturalist, known for his theory of evolution, lived in Downe, Bromley
- Eugénie de Montijo (1826–1920), the last Empress of France, lived in exile with her husband Napoleon III at Camden Place in Chislehurst from 1870 until 1885
- Jack Dee (born 1961), stand-up comedian
- Nigel Farage (born 1964), politician, campaigner and broadcaster, born in Downe
- Florence Farr (1860–1917), actress and composer, born in Bickley
- Langley Kirkwood (born 1973), actor and athlete
- Pete Sears (born 1948), musician, producer, composer, environmental and human rights activist, Hayes, Bromley.
- Hanif Kureishi (born 1954), playwright, born in Bromley
- Pixie Lott (born 1991), singer
- Bob Monkhouse (1928–2003), entertainer, born in Beckenham
- Charles Langbridge Morgan (1894–1958), playwright, born at a house in Rodway Road in Bromley
- Napoleon III (1808–1873), the last Emperor of France, lived and died in exile at Camden Place in Chislehurst
- William Pitt the Elder, Earl of Chatham (1708–1778), statesman, lived and died at Hayes Place, a former house in Hayes
- William Pitt the Younger (1759–1806), statesman and Prime Minister, born in his father's house in Hayes
- Dorothy Richardson (1873–1957), novelist, lived and died in Beckenham
- Matt Terry (born 1993), singer, winner of the thirteenth season of The X Factor
- H. G. Wells (1866–1946), author, The War of the Worlds, born in Atlas House, 47 High Street, Bromley
- William Hyde Wollaston (1766–1828), chemist, discovered the elements rhodium and palladium; lived and died in Chislehurst
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