Everything you need to know about the people on British cash

Did you know that William Shakespeare used to be on the £20 note? Do you know who is currently on the £5 note?

Don’t worry if you don’t. Despite using cash, or at the very least seeing it, every single day, 60% of British people still don’t know who the people on the notes.

This infographic from GoCompare should hopefully bring that percentage down and get everyone to recognise their Adam Smith from James Watt and Matthew Boulton.

infographic from go compare showing British banknotes and explaining next to them who the famous people are

Source: GoCompare

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