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

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

Examples of graduates on this list include Dana Wynter and Alice Krige.

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

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Gerrit Verschuur is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Gerrit Verschuur Scientist

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Zackie Achmat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Zackie Achmat Social activist

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Dana Wynter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Dana Wynter Actor, Writer

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Chris Hani is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Chris Hani Politician

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Alice Krige is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Alice Krige Film Producer, Actor

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John McCormick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
John McCormick Political scientist

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Humphry Knipe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Humphry Knipe Screenwriter, Author

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Ian Smith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Ian Smith Politician

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Embeth Davidtz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Wilbur A. Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Wilbur A. Smith Novelist, Author, Writer

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Trevor Hastie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Trevor Hastie Professor

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Rob Davies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Rob Davies Politician, Researcher, Economist

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K. Sello Duiker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
K. Sello Duiker Novelist, Writer

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Edmund Morris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Edmund Morris Biographer, Author, Writer

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Heather Ford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Jeremy Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Steven Hatfill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Steven Hatfill Researcher, Scientist

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Marguerite Poland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Margaret Legum is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Margaret Legum Journalist, Economist, Writer

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Antony Roy Clark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Ian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Ian Roberts Actor, Singer, Playwright

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Achmat Dangor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Achmat Dangor Novelist, Author, Writer

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John Waite is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Gerald Pillay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Gerald Pillay Professor

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Kit Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Mandla Mandela is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Cathy O'Dowd is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Stephen Bowen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Troy Blacklaws is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Denise Robinson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Nick Binedell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni
Nick Binedell Professor

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Mbali Ntuli is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni

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Alex Boraine is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Rhodes University Alumni