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

List is made up of graduates like Orlando Bloom and Christopher Marlowe.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to The King's School, Canterbury?” and “Which celebrities are The King's School, Canterbury alumni?”
Orlando Bloom is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous The King's School, Canterbury Alumni
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Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom is an English actor. After having his breakthrough by starring in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, he rose through fame by further appearing in epic fantasy, historical epic and fantasy adventure films. His most famous roles include Legolas in the The Lord of the Rings ...more

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Profession: Actor

Age: 40

Birthplace: Canterbury, United Kingdom

Credits: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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#58 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#52 on The Greatest British Actors of All Time

#11 on Celebrity Men You Think You Might Have A Shot With

#33 on Who Is America's Boyfriend in 2016?

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Christopher Marlowe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous The King's School, Canterbury Alumni
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Christopher Marlowe was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day. He greatly influenced William Shakespeare, who was born in the same year as Marlowe and who rose to become the pre-eminent Elizabethan playwright ...more

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Profession: Poet, Writer, Spy, Playwright

Birthplace: Canterbury, United Kingdom

Credits: Edward II

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#85 on The Greatest Poets of All Time

#16 on The Greatest Playwrights in History

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Sir Alexander Meadows Rendel was an English civil engineer. Rendel was born in Plymouth. He was the eldest son of the engineer James Meadows Rendel and his wife Catherine Harris. Three of his brothers were civil engineers: George Wightwick Rendel, Stuart Rendel, 1st Baron Rendel, and Hamilton Owen ...more

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Profession: Civil engineer, Engineer

Age: Died at 90 (1828-1918)

Birthplace: Plymouth, United Kingdom

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Edward Lucie-Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous The King's School, Canterbury Alumni
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Edward Lucie-Smith


John Edward McKenzie Lucie-Smith is a British writer, poet, art critic, curator, broadcaster and author of exhibition catalogues. ...more

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Age: 82

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

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George Gipps is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous The King's School, Canterbury Alumni
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Major Sir George Gipps was Governor of the colony of New South Wales, Australia, for eight years, between 1838 and 1846. His governorship was during a period of great change for New South Wales and Australia, as well as for New Zealand, which was administered as part of New South Wales for much of ...more

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Profession: Engineer

Age: Died at 56 (1791-1847)

Birthplace: United Kingdom

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James Hamilton-Paterson


James Hamilton-Paterson is a poet and novelist. He is one of the most reclusive of British literary exiles, sharing his time between Austria, Italy, and the Philippines. ...more

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Profession: Writer

Age: 74

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Profession: Engineer

Age: Died at 90 (1828-1918)

Birthplace: Plymouth, United Kingdom

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Hubert Chesshyre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous The King's School, Canterbury Alumni
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Hubert Chesshyre


David Hubert Boothby Chesshyre, CVO is a former member of the British Royal Household. Chesshyre served for more than forty years as an officer of arms to Queen Elizabeth II. In his senior appointment he served as Clarenceux King of Arms, the second most senior heraldic appointment in England, ...more

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Age: 76

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