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John Wilkes Booth (and his brother Edwin) Click to show or hide the answer
Rajiv Gandhi, Norman Tebbitt (before entering politics); Bruce Dickinson (lead singer of Iron Maiden – active 2007) Click to show or hide the answer
Thomas Hardy Click to show or hide the answer
Terry Wogan (before joining RTE as a newsreader) Click to show or hide the answer
John Major (before entering politics) Click to show or hide the answer
Edmund Hillary (when he wasn't climbing mountains – and before achieving overnight worldwide fame in 1953) Click to show or hide the answer
Family business of James Joule (born in Salford on Christmas Eve 1818, died in Sale 1889) – an amateur scientist, after whom the SI unit of energy is named Click to show or hide the answer
Dave Allen, Des O'Connor, Ted Rogers, Jimmy Tarbuck Click to show or hide the answer
Burt Lancaster (before becoming an actor) Click to show or hide the answer
Joseph Grimaldi (1778–1837), Charlie Cairoli (born in Milan, 1910; died in Blackpool, 1980) Click to show or hide the answer
Hitler's father (German/Austrian border); Henri Rousseau (French primitive painter) Click to show or hide the answer
Doc Holliday (supported the Earp brothers at the OK Corral, 1881) Click to show or hide the answer
Graeme Garden, Che Guevara: both qualified as Click to show or hide the answer
Rod Hull, David Jason, Eddie Large, Lech Walesa Click to show or hide the answer
Robert Burns' profession (after his farm failed) Click to show or hide the answer
Jack Sutherland, Gregory Brandon, Jack Ketch, Thomas Cheshire Click to show or hide the answer
US composer Charles Ives (1874–1954) also ran a successful Click to show or hide the answer
Tom le Fol (to Edward I), Roland the Farter (to Henry II), Jane Foole (to Catherine Parr and Mary I), William Sommers (to Henry VIII), John Pace (to Elizabeth I), Archibald Armstrong (to James I), Jeffrey Hudson (to Queen Henrietta Maria and/or Charles I) Click to show or hide the answer
George Formby (Jr.), before concentrating on acting and singing Click to show or hide the answer
Paul Robeson: qualified, but couldn't find a position, in Click to show or hide the answer
Mahatma Gandhi qualified in London and practised in South Africa as a Click to show or hide the answer
Casanova (at the time of his death); Philip Larkin (at the University of Hull) Click to show or hide the answer
Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) was a Click to show or hide the answer
Samuel Pepys Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Louisa May Alcott's day job Click to show or hide the answer
The real Cyrano de Bergerac was a Click to show or hide the answer
Tom Finney (Preston North End and England); Joe Brown (climber and mountaineer) Click to show or hide the answer
Christopher Dean, Bob Harris, John Arlott, Ray Reardon, Dave Dee Click to show or hide the answer
Samuel B. Morse's original profession Click to show or hide the answer
Gerard Manley Hopkins (after converting to Catholicism aged 24) Click to show or hide the answer
Margaret Thatcher, after graduating from Cambridge (and before becoming a barrister) Click to show or hide the answer
Mark Twain (the occupation that gave him his pen name) Click to show or hide the answer
Kenneth Grahame's day job Click to show or hide the answer
John Prescott (before entering politics) Click to show or hide the answer
Christopher Marlowe and Daniel Defoe both worked as Click to show or hide the answer
Paul Gauguin (1871–85 – before taking up painting full–time) Click to show or hide the answer
Mussolini (before entering politics) Click to show or hide the answer
Alexander Graham Bell Click to show or hide the answer
Mussolini, Sting, Mr. T., Art Garfunkel, Stephen King Click to show or hide the answer
Al Capone (according to his business card) Click to show or hide the answer

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