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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Christ's Hospital and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including James D'Arcy and Barnes Wallis.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Christ's Hospital?” and “Which celebrities are Christ's Hospital alumni?”
Barnes Wallis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Christ's Hospital Alumni
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Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, CBE FRS, RDI, FRAeS, was an English scientist, engineer and inventor. He is best known for inventing the bouncing bomb used by the Royal Air Force in Operation Chastise to attack the dams of the Ruhr Valley during World War II. The raid was the subject of the 1955 film The ...more

Profession: Inventor, Scientist, Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

Age: Died at 92 (1887-1979)

Birthplace: Ripley, United Kingdom

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William Camden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Christ's Hospital Alumni
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William Camden was an English antiquarian, historian, topographer, and officer of arms. He wrote the first chorographical survey of the islands of Great Britain and Ireland and the first detailed historical account of the reign of Elizabeth I of England. ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1551-1623)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Christ's Hospital Alumni
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He wrote the poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as the major prose work ...more

Profession: Poet, Critic, Philosopher

Age: Died at 62 (1772-1834)

Birthplace: Ottery St Mary, United Kingdom

Credits: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The Ancient Mariner, Christabel

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Samuel Richardson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Christ's Hospital Alumni
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Samuel Richardson was an 18th-century English writer and printer. He is best known for his three epistolary novels: Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded, Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady and The History of Sir Charles Grandison. Richardson was an established printer and publisher for most of his life ...more

Profession: Publisher, Novelist, Printer, Writer

Age: Died at 72 (1689-1761)

Birthplace: Mackworth, England

Credits: Jane Austen in Manhattan, Mistress Pamela

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