The 11 famous Brummies that deserve a statue in Birmingham’s Victoria Square, according to locals

These are famous Brummies that our readers would like to see a statue of in Victoria Square in Birmingham city centre

Few cities can rival Birmingham when it comes to the sheer number of world-changing innovations that have come out of the city.

From the world’s first steam engine to the first ever kidney transplant, Birmingham has a long history of being at the forefront of major scientific and technological breakthroughs.

The city’s impact on music, art and the UK’s wider culture is also well documented with a number of famous musicians and actors coming from Birmingham. Ozzy the Bull in New Street station is the latest tribute to one of the city’s biggest names - Prince of Darkness and Black Sabbath legend, Ozzy Osbourne - but we wanted to find out who else Brummies would like to see honoured with a statue of our the city.

We asked our readers on our Facebook page that if they could erect a new statue in Vicrotia Square, which famous Brummie would they choose to honour.

Here are the replies:

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