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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
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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 law and a radio telegraph system. He is often credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1874-1937)

Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

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Al Murray is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
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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 Landlord", a mock-xenophobic but stereotypical publican. In 2003, Murray was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Stewkley, England

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Harold Abrahams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
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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. ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1899-1978)

Birthplace: Bedford, United Kingdom

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John Fowles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bedford School Alumni
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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 Camus, among others. After leaving Oxford University, Fowles taught English at a school on the Greek island ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1926-2005)

Birthplace: Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

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