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

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

List includes Frankie Boyle, Claire Curtis-Thomas and more.

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

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Claire Curtis-Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Politician, Engineer Claire Curtis-Thomas is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Crosby from 1997 to 2010.

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Frankie Boyle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Comedian Francis Martin Patrick "Frankie" Boyle is a Scottish comedian and writer, well known for his pessimistic and often controversial sense of humour. He was a permanent panellist on the ...more

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Tony Hayward is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Businessperson, Geologist, Engineer Anthony Bryan "Tony" Hayward is a British businessman and former chief executive of oil and energy company BP. He replaced John Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley, on 1 May 2007. His ...more

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Kevin Warwick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Scientist, Cyberneticist, Writer Kevin Warwick is a British engineer and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Coventry University in the United Kingdom. He is known for his studies on direct interfaces between computer systems and the ...more

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Angela Beesley Starling is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Angela Beesley is the co-founder of Wikia, the community-focused wiki hosting site which is developing over 2000 wikis, including many of the world's largest wikis such as Wookieepedia, ...more

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Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Politician, Engineer Dato' Seri Ir. Haji Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin is the former Menteri Besar of the Malaysian state of Perak, and Member of Parliament for Bukit Gantang. Nizar is the secretary of the Pan-Malaysian ...more

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Malcolm Harbour is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Politician Malcolm John Charles Harbour, CBE, is a British politician who was a Conservative Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands between 1999 and July 2014. He is a member of the ...more

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Paul Drayson, Baron Drayson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Race car driver Paul Rudd Drayson, Baron Drayson FREng PC is a British businessman, amateur racing driver and politician. He was Minister of Science in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills until ...more

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Ivan Noble is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Journalist Ivan Noble was a British journalist who worked for BBC News Online and became well known for his diary documenting his fight against cancer. Born in Leeds, he lived in East Germany working as a ...more

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Salma Yaqoob is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Politician Salma Yaqoob is the former leader, and former vice-chair, of the Respect Party and a former Birmingham City Councillor. She is also the head of the Birmingham Stop the War Coalition and a ...more

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Adam Ryland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Adam Ryland Programmer Adam Ryland is a British programmer best known for creating the Extreme Warfare series of games.

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Ashok Kumar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Politician, Scientist, Engineer Ashok Kumar was a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom who was the Member of Parliament for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland from 1997 until his death shortly before the 2010 ...more

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Keith Bradley, Baron Bradley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Keith John Charles Bradley, Baron Bradley PC is a British Labour Party politician and life peer. He was formerly the Labour Member of Parliament for Manchester Withington from 1987 until 2005.

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Kevin Brooks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Kevin M. Brooks is an English writer best known for young-adult novels. The Bunker Diary, published by Penguin Books in 2013, won the annual Carnegie Medal as the best new book for children or ...more

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Robert Walter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Robert John Walter MP, is the Conservative Member of Parliament for North Dorset in south west England. He was re-elected for a fourth term in 2010 with a much increased majority.

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Ivan Sansom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Ivan Sansom Ivan Sansom is a British palaeontologist, Senior Lecturer in Palaeobiology at the University of Birmingham. His research primarily has focused on the conodont palaeobiology and the early ...more

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Vikas Pota is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Vikas Pota

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Simon D'Ujanga is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Simon D'Ujanga Politician, Engineer Simon Giw D'Ujanga is a Ugandan electrical engineer and politician. He is the current State Minister for Energy in the Ugandan Cabinet. He was appointed to that position on 1 June 2006. In the ...more

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Jeff Rooker, Baron Rooker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Jeff Rooker, Baron Rooker Jeffrey William Rooker, Baron Rooker, PC is a British politician, who served as the Labour Member of Parliament for Birmingham Perry Barr from 1974 until 2001. He was later appointed to the ...more

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Kate Walsh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Kate Walsh Presenter Kate Walsh is an English television presenter and former licensing development manager who came to the public's attention in March 2009 whilst appearing as a candidate in the fifth series of The ...more

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Paul Whitney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Paul Whitney Paul M. Whitney has served as our Vice President of Human Resources since October 2006. From June 2004 to August 2006, Mr. Whitney was Vice President, Human Resources for Portal Software, a ...more

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Abdollah Jassbi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Abdollah Jassbi Politician Abdollah J. Jassbi is an Iranian academic and politician who was president of Azad University from the establishment of the university in 1982 until his resignation in 2012. He was also a ...more

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Anthony Cheung is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, GBS, BBS, JP is the current Secretary for Transport and Housing. He was a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong and a vice-chairman of the Democratic Party of ...more

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Stewart Clegg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Stewart Clegg Stewart Clegg is a British-born Australian sociologist and organizational theorist and Professor at University of Technology, Sydney, where he is also Research Director of CMOS.

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Susannah Streeter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Aston University, Birmingham Alumni
Journalist, Presenter Susannah Mary Streeter is a BBC television business news presenter.