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The founder of psychoanalysis, who created an entirely new approach to the understanding of the human personality, came top of the nationwide poll with 50% of votes.
Freud fled to the United Kingdom to escape Nazi persecution and is regarded as one of the most influential minds of the 20th century.
In another Refugee Week initiative, Britain’s long standing affection for fish and chips is being highlighted as a positive result of immigration with the dish having arrived with Jewish settlers from Portugal and fish and chip shops still outnumbering McDonald's in the UK by a ratio of 12 to 1.
Jewish refugees’ contribution to fashion was also recognized in the poll, with Michael Marks receiving 17% of the vote for his achievement of co-founding high street department store Marks & Spencer.