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Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 24.9k views354 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Charterhouse School and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Peter Gabriel and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Charterhouse School?” and “Which celebrities are Charterhouse School alumni?”
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    James Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    James Clark

    Programmer

    Age56

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    James Clark (23 February 1964) is the author of groff and expat, and has done much work with... more
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    William Haines is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    William Haines

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 56 (1810-1866)

    BirthplaceHampstead, London, United Kingdom

    William Clark Haines (10 January 1810 – 3 February 1866), Australian colonial politician, was... more
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    Peter Yates is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Peter Yates

    Television director, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 82 (1929-2011)

    BirthplaceAldershot, United Kingdom

    Peter James Yates (24 July 1929 – 9 January 2011) was an English film director and producer.... more
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    Peter Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Peter Gabriel

    Film Score Composer, Record producer

    Age70

    BirthplaceEngland, Chobham

    Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer, songwriter, record producer... more

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    The Best Peter Gabriel Songs of All Time#59 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists

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    Ralph Vaughan Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Librettist, Composer

    AgeDec. at 86 (1872-1958)

    BirthplaceDown Ampney, United Kingdom

    Ralph Vaughan Williams ( (listen); 12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958) was an English composer.... more
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    Joseph Addison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Joseph Addison

    Poet, Essayist

    AgeDec. at 47 (1672-1719)

    BirthplaceMilston, United Kingdom

    Joseph Addison (1 May 1672 – 17 June 1719) was an English essayist, poet, playwright, and... more

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    #30 of 78 History's Greatest Essayists#126 of 134 The Most Controversial Writers of All Time

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    Robert Graves is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Robert Graves

    Poet, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 90 (1895-1985)

    BirthplaceWimbledon, London, United Kingdom

    Robert von Ranke Graves (24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985) was a British poet, historical... more
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    George Grote is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    George Grote

    Historian

    AgeDec. at 77 (1794-1871)

    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Bromley, London, United Kingdom

    George Grote (; 17 November 1794 – 18 June 1871) was an English political radical and... more
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    Orde Wingate is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni
    Orde Charles Wingate & Two Bars (26 February 1903 – 24 March 1944) was a senior British Army... more
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    Charles le Gai Eaton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    AgeDec. at 89 (1921-2010)

    BirthplaceLausanne, Switzerland

    Charles le Gai Eaton (also known as Hasan le Gai Eaton or Hassan Abdul Hakeem; 1 January 1921... more
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    Bernard Kettlewell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Bernard Kettlewell

    Henry Bernard Davis Kettlewell (24 February 1907 – 11 May 1979) was a British geneticist,... more
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    Karl Wallinger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Karl Wallinger

    Film Score Composer, Record producer

    Age62

    BirthplacePrestatyn, United Kingdom

    Karl Edmond De Vere Wallinger (born 19 October 1957, Prestatyn, Wales) is a Welsh musician,... more
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    Tony Banks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Tony Banks

    Film Score Composer, Musician

    Age70

    BirthplaceEast Hoathly with Halland, United Kingdom

    Anthony George Banks (born 27 March 1950) is an English musician, songwriter and film composer... more

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    #1003 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#632 of 1,728 The Best Rock Bands of All Time

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    Mike Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Mike Rutherford

    Film Score Composer, Songwriter

    Age70

    BirthplaceGuildford, England

    Michael John Cloete Crawford Rutherford (born 2 October 1950) is an English guitarist,... more
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    John Wesley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    John Wesley

    Priest, Theologian

    AgeDec. at 88 (1703-1791)

    BirthplaceEpworth, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

    John Wesley (; 28 June [O.S. 17 June] 1703 – 2 March 1791) was an English cleric, theologian... more
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    Jeremy Paxman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Jeremy Paxman

    Journalist, Screenwriter

    Age70

    BirthplaceEngland, Leeds

    Jeremy Dickson Paxman (born 11 May 1950) is a British broadcaster, journalist, author, and... more
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    William Makepeace Thackeray is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    AgeDec. at 52 (1811-1863)

    BirthplaceKolkata, India

    William Makepeace Thackeray (; 18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was a British novelist, author... more
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    Philip Jeyaretnam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Philip Jeyaretnam

    Professor, Writer

    Age56

    BirthplaceSingapore

    Philip Antony Jeyaretnam (born 1964) is the Singapore chief executive officer and global... more
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    William Blackstone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    William Blackstone

    Judge, Barrister

    AgeDec. at 57 (1723-1780)

    BirthplaceCity of London, London, United Kingdom

    Sir William Blackstone (10 July 1723 – 14 February 1780) was an English jurist, judge and... more
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    Richard Crashaw is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Richard Crashaw

    Poet, Teacher

    AgeDec. at 37 (1612-1649)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Richard Crashaw (c. 1613 – 21 August 1649), was an English poet, teacher, Anglican cleric and... more
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    Patrick Hastings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    AgeDec. at 72 (1880-1952)

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England

    Sir Patrick Gardiner Hastings, (17 March 1880 – 26 February 1952) was a British barrister and... more
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    Isaac Barrow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Isaac Barrow

    Mathematician

    AgeDec. at 47 (1630-1677)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Isaac Barrow (October 1630 – 4 May 1677) was an English Christian theologian and mathematician... more
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    David Dimbleby is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    David Dimbleby

    Screenwriter, Actor

    Age81

    BirthplaceSurrey, United Kingdom

    David Dimbleby (born 28 October 1938) is a British journalist and former presenter of current... more
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    Jonathan Dimbleby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Jonathan Dimbleby

    Journalist, Presenter

    Age76

    BirthplaceAylesbury, United Kingdom

    Jonathan Dimbleby (born 31 July 1944) is a British presenter of current affairs and political... more
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    Dick Taverne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Charterhouse School Alumni

    Dick Taverne

    Politician, Barrister

    Age91

    Dick Taverne, Baron Taverne, QC (born 18 October 1928) is an English Liberal Democrat... more
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