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List Rules People on this list must have gone to King's College London and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from King's College London, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from King's College London include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished King's College London alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended King's College London 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 King's College London.

List contains graduates like Boris Karloff and Arthur C. Clarke.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to King's College London?” and “Which celebrities are King's College London alumni?”

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Arthur C. Clarke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Arthur C. Clarke Novelist, Inventor, Author

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Virginia Woolf is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Virginia Woolf Novelist, Author, Writer

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Michael Collins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Michael Collins Politician

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Greer Garson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Greer Garson Actor

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Boris Karloff is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Boris Karloff Actor, Voice acting

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John Keats is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
John Keats Poet, Physician

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Quentin Crisp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Quentin Crisp Illustrator, Raconteur, Art Model

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Thomas Hardy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Thomas Hardy Poet, Novelist, Author

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Christopher Isherwood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Christopher Isherwood Novelist, Screenwriter

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Derek Jarman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Derek Jarman Gardener, Author, Writer

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John MacGregor, Baron MacGrego... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni

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David Watmough is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
David Watmough Novelist, Writer, Playwright

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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Politician, Professor, Scientist

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John Deacon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
John Deacon Bassist, Electronics engineer, Musician

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Florence Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Florence Nightingale Nurse, Statistical graphics, Nursing

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Louis Slotin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Louis Slotin Physicist, Chemist

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Charles Lyell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Charles Lyell Geologist, Lawyer

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Edmund Gwenn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Edmund Gwenn Actor

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Julie Morgan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Julie Morgan Politician

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Peter Asher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Peter Asher Record producer, Guitarist, Musician

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Charles Scott Sherrington is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Charles Scott Sherrington Bacteriologist, Neurophysiologist, Pathologist

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Elizabeth Smart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni

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Kele Okereke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Kele Okereke Guitarist, Musician, Composer

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Radclyffe Hall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Radclyffe Hall Novelist, Writer

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Reginald McKenna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni

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Miriam Rothschild is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Miriam Rothschild Scientist

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Davitt Moroney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Davitt Moroney Harpsichordist

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Lewis Wolpert is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Lewis Wolpert Professor, Scientist, Author

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Uta Frith is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Uta Frith Psychologist

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Maureen Duffy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Maureen Duffy Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

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Richard Kostelanetz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni

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Kamran Parsaye is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni

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William Baker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni

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Desmond Tutu is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Desmond Tutu Priest

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William Schwenck Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
William Schwenck Gilbert Illustrator, Poet, Librettist

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Michael Nyman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Michael Nyman Film Score Composer, Pianist, Librettist

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Alfred Ainger is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Alfred Ainger Biographer, Critic

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John Maddox is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
John Maddox Editor, Book editor, Journalist

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Graeme Garden is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Graeme Garden Comedian, Screenwriter, Author

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Jonathan Sacks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni

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Francis Galton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Francis Galton Polymath, Inventor, Scientist

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Cicely Saunders is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Cicely Saunders Nurse, Social Worker, Physician

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Edward Walter Maunder is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni

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Martin Bashir is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Martin Bashir Commentator, Journalist, Musician

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David Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
David Bellamy Environmentalist, Professor, Presenter

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Marcelo Gleiser is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Marcelo Gleiser Physicist, Science writer

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Owen Willans Richardson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni

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V. K. Samaranayake is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni

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Richard A. Proctor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni
Richard A. Proctor Astronomer

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Walter Frank Raphael Weldon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous King's College London Alumni