Who are famous people from the UK and why they are famous?

Sir Clive Sinclair - inventor of the ZX80, ZX81 and Spectrum computers.

Sir Richard Branson - Founder of Virgin label covering air travel, trains, music etc

Tim Berners-lee - inventor of the internet !

Margaret Thatcher - first female Prime Minister & former MP

Sir Cliff Richard - recording artist.

JK Rowling - Authoress

Those are the ones that came to mind when I saw the question - there are MANY more...