Our first celebrity might come as a shock for many: Freddie Mercury is one of the most famous British singers of all time. However, he was born on the African island of Zanzibar. In 1964 he and his family fled to Great Britain when a violent revolution broke out against the Sultan of Zanzibar. Mercury would pick his love of music in the UK, and became one of the greatest singers of all time!
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