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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Royal Belfast Academical Institution and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Forrest Reid and William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Royal Belfast Academical Institution?” and “Which celebrities are Royal Belfast Academical Institution alumni?”
Forrest Reid is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Royal Belfast Academical Institution Alumni
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Forrest Reid was an Irish novelist, literary critic and translator. He was, along with Hugh Walpole and J.M. Barrie, a leading pre-war British novelist of boyhood. He is still acclaimed as the greatest of Ulster novelists and was recognised with the award of the 1944 James Tait Black Memorial Prize ...more

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Profession: Writer

Age: Died at 72 (1875-1947)

Birthplace: Belfast, United Kingdom

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William Thomson, 1st Baron Kel... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Royal Belfast Academical Institution Alumni
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William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin OM GCVO PC PRS PRSE was a British mathematical physicist and engineer who was born in Belfast in 1824. At the University of Glasgow he did important work in the mathematical analysis of electricity and formulation of the first and second laws of thermodynamics, and ...more

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Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Engineer

Age: Died at 83 (1824-1907)

Birthplace: Ireland, Europe, Northern Ireland, Eurasia, United Kingdom, + more

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Thomas Andrews is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Royal Belfast Academical Institution Alumni
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Thomas Andrews, Jr. was an Irish business man and shipbuilder; managing director and also head of the drafting department of the shipbuilding company Harland and Wolff in Belfast, Ireland. Andrews was the naval architect in charge of the plans for the ocean liner RMS Titanic. He was travelling on ...more

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Profession: Businessperson, Designer

Age: Died at 39 (1873-1912)

Birthplace: Comber, United Kingdom

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Lembit Öpik is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Royal Belfast Academical Institution Alumni
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Lembit Öpik is a former British politician. A member of the Liberal Democrats, he served as a member of parliament representing the constituency of Montgomeryshire in Wales from 1997 until he lost his seat at the 2010 general election. He was the leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats from 2001 to ...more

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Profession: Politician

Age: 52

Birthplace: Bangor, United Kingdom

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