Francis Chichester green plaque in London

Pioneer aviator,
sailor and author
Sir Francis
Chichester KBE
1901-1972
single-handed
circumnavigator of
the world 1966-67
lived here
1944-1972

Sir Francis Charles Chichester KBE (17 September 1901 – 26 August 1972), aviator and sailor, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for becoming the first person to sail single-handed around the world by the clipper route, and the fastest circumnavigator, in nine months and one day overall.

Source: dbpedia

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