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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Oglethorpe University and be of some renown.

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

Items here include everything from Luke Appling to Vincent Sherman.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Oglethorpe University?” and “Which celebrities are Oglethorpe University alumni?”

Vanessa Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Oglethorpe University Alumni
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Profession: Wrestler, Actor, Singer, Dancer

Age: 44

Birthplace: USA, Syosset, New York

Credits: Ready to Rumble, WCW Monday Nitro, WCW Thunder, Halloween Havoc, WCW Sin

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Sidney Lanier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Oglethorpe University Alumni
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Sidney Clopton Lanier was an American musician, poet and author. He served in the Confederate army, worked on a blockade running ship for which he was imprisoned, taught, worked at a hotel where he gave musical performances, was a church organist, and worked as a lawyer. As a poet he used dialects. ...more

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Profession: Poet, Musician, Writer

Age: Died at 39 (1842-1881)

Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States of America

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#97 on The Best American Poets

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Benjamin M. Palmer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Oglethorpe University Alumni
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Benjamin Morgan Palmer, an orator and Presbyterian theologian, was the first moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America. As pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of New Orleans, his Thanksgiving sermon in 1860 had a great influence in leading Louisiana to join the ...more

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Profession: Writer

Age: Died at 84 (1818-1902)

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

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Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Oglethorpe University Alumni
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Lucius Benjamin "Luke" Appling, nicknamed "Libby" and "Old Aches and Pains" was an American shortstop in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Chicago White Sox. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964. Born in North Carolina, Appling briefly attended Oglethorpe ...more

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Profession: Baseball player

Age: Died at 84 (1907-1991)

Birthplace: High Point, North Carolina, United States of America

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#13 on The Greatest Shortstops of All Time

#9 on The Best Chicago White Sox of All Time

#21 on The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time

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