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

This list features graduates like Guglielmo Marconi and Paddy Ashdown.

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

Guglielmo Marconi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Physicist, Inventor, Electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's ...more

Al Murray is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter Alastair James Hay "Al" Murray, is an English comedian and TV personality well known for his stand-up persona and quick repartee. His best-known character is "The Pub ...more

Harold Abrahams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Athlete Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, was a British track and field athlete. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire.

John Fowles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Novelist, Author John Robert Fowles was an English novelist of international stature, critically positioned between modernism and postmodernism. His work reflects the influence of Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert ...more

Paddy Ashdown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Politician, Soldier, Diplomat Jeremy John Durham Ashdown, Baron Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, GCMG, CH, KBE, PC, usually known as Paddy Ashdown, is a British politician and former diplomat. He is the current Chair of the ...more

Saki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Hector Hugh Munro, better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society ...more

Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathe... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Writer Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, born Samuel Liddell Mathers, was a British occultist. He is primarily known as one of the founders of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, a ceremonial magic ...more

Will Skinner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Will Skinner William John Skinner is an English former rugby union player who played openside flanker for Leicester Tigers and Harlequins. He began his rugby career at Bedford School before representing ...more

Julius Drewe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Julius Drewe Businessperson, Entrepreneur Julius Charles Hendicott Drewe was an English businessman, retailer and entrepreneur, known for being the creator of the successful Home and Colonial Stores, as well as for the building of ...more

Auberon Herbert, 9th Baron Luc... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Auberon Herbert, 9th Baron Lucas Auberon Thomas Herbert, 9th Baron Lucas and 5th Lord Dingwall PC was a British Liberal politician and fighter pilot. He was a member of H. H. Asquith's cabinet as President of the Board of ...more

Walter Carey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Walter Carey The Rt Revd Walter Julius Carey was an English rugby union forward, Anglican chaplain, theological author and Bishop of Bloemfontein. Carey played club rugby for Oxford University and Blackheath ...more

Tony Greenfield is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Tony Greenfield Tony Greenfield, is a British statistical consultant and academic. He was formerly Head of Process Computing and Statistics at the British Iron and Steel Research Association, Sheffield, and ...more

Stan Harris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Stan Harris Stanley "Stan" Wakefield Harris CBE was an early twentieth century all-round sportsman regarded as one of the greatest all-rounders to have played for the British and Irish Lions. As a ...more

Percy Christopherson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
Percy Christopherson Percy Christopherson was an English sportsman who played rugby union as a threequarter for Blackheath and represented England at international level. Christopherson also played cricket for ...more