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Famous Edinburgh Academy Alumni People
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Famous Edinburgh Academy Alumni

List Criteria: People on this list must have gone to Edinburgh Academy and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Edinburgh Academy, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Edinburgh Academy include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Edinburgh Academy alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Edinburgh Academy are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Edinburgh Academy.

This list includes Iain Glen, Robert Louis Stevenson and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Edinburgh Academy?” and “Which celebrities are Edinburgh Academy alumni?”
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    Born: 1844
    Birthplace: Selkirk, Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
    Profession: Journalist, Novelist
    Institution: Balliol College, Edinburgh Academy, University of St Andrews
    Died: 1912
    Place Of Death: Banchory, United Kingdom
    Andrew Lang : see more

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    Born: 1850
    Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Writer
    Institution: University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Academy
    Died: 1894
    Cause Of Death: Cerebral hemorrhage
    Place Of Death: Vailima, Samoa, Samoa
    Robert Louis Stevenson : see more

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    Born: 1831
    Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Engineer
    Institution: Peterhouse, Cambridge, University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, Trinity College, Cambridge, Edinburgh Academy
    Died: 1879
    Cause Of Death: Cancer, Stomach cancer
    Place Of Death: Cambridge, United Kingdom
    James Clerk Maxwell : see more

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    Born: 1831
    Birthplace: Dalkeith, United Kingdom
    Profession: Mathematician, Physicist
    Institution: Peterhouse, Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Academy
    Died: 1901
    Place Of Death: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Peter Guthrie Tait : see more

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    Born: 1834
    Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Profession: Scientist, Physician, Geologist
    Institution: University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Academy
    Died: 1907
    James Hector : see more

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