Ian Fleming is Born

On 28th May 1908 Ian Lancaster Fleming was born in London to Valentine and Evelyn Fleming.  Ian’s father, Valentine, was the MP for Henley and the son of Scottish financier and philanthropist, Robert Fleming, whose hard work and talent for figures helped him rise up from lowly roots in Dundee to become one of the most successful merchant bankers of his day.  Ian had an elder brother Peter, and two younger brothers, Richard and Michael.

 

Top left: Ian Fleming’s father, Valentine Fleming

Top right: Ian Fleming’s mother, Evelyn Fleming

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