Thomas de la Rue (24 March 1793 – 7 June 1866) was a printer from Guernsey who, from modest beginnings, founded De La Rue plc, a printing company which is now the world's largest commercial security printer and papermaker.
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... There is a pub in the Pollet, St Peter Port, Guernsey named after him. ...
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