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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Eton College and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Hugh Laurie and Ben Kingsley. There have been many famous OE's over the years, spanning generations.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Eton College&” and “Which celebrities are Eton College alumni&”

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Hugh Laurie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Musician
James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE, known professionally as Hugh Laurie, is an English actor, writer, director, musician and comedian. He first became known as one-half of the Fry and Laurie double ...more

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Prince William, Duke of Cambri... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge KG KT ADC, is the elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. He is second in line to succeed his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, ...more

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Prince Harry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Soldier
Prince Henry of Wales, known as Prince Harry, is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. His paternal grandparents are Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, ...more

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Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Actor
Thomas William "Tom" Hiddleston is an English actor. He is known for playing the character of Loki in the Marvel Studios films Thor, The Avengers, and Thor: The Dark World. He has also ...more

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Damian Lewis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Film Producer, Actor
Damian Watcyn Lewis, OBE, is an English actor and producer. He is best known for portraying U.S. Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody in the Showtime series Homeland, which earned him an Primetime ...more

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Ian Fleming is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Author
Ian Lancaster Fleming was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer, best known for his James Bond series of spy novels. Fleming came from a wealthy family connected to the ...more

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Adam Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Earl ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Adam Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Earl of Camperdown
Adam Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Earl of Camperdown, styled Viscount Duncan between 1831 and 1859, was a British nobleman and politician.

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Airey Neave is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Politician, Soldier, Barrister
Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave DSO, OBE, MC, TD was a British army officer, barrister and politician. During World War II, Neave was one of the few servicemen to escape from the German ...more

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Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Politician
Edward John Barrington Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu is a British Conservative politician well known in Britain for founding the National Motor Museum, as well as for a ...more

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Adam Nicolson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Adam Nicolson
Adam Nicolson, 5th Baron Carnock FRSL, FSA is a British author who has written about history, landscape, great literature and the sea. He is noted for his books Sea Room; God's Secretaries: the ...more

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John Maynard Keynes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Politician, Investor, Economist
John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, CB, FBA, was a British economist whose ideas have fundamentally affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and informed the economic ...more

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Guy Burgess is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Spy
Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess was a British radio producer, intelligence officer and Foreign Office official. He was a member of the Cambridge Five spy ring that passed Western secrets to the ...more

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Adrian Cadbury is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Adrian Cadbury
Sir George Adrian Hayhurst Cadbury CH, DL is a former British Olympic rower and Chairman of Cadbury and Cadbury Schweppes for 24 years. He has been a pioneer in raising the awareness and ...more

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Patrick Macnee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Television producer, Actor, Voice acting
Patrick Macnee is an English-American actor, best known, especially to American audiences, for his role as the secret agent John Steed in the series The Avengers.

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Bunny Breckinridge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Actor
John Cabell "Bunny" Breckinridge was an American actor and drag queen, best known for his role as "The Ruler" in Ed Wood's film Plan 9 from Outer Space, his only film

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Adrian Palmer, 4th Baron Palme... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Adrian Palmer, 4th Baron Palmer
Adrian Bailie Nottage Palmer, 4th Baron Palmer is an aristocrat and landowner in Scotland. Lord Palmer succeeded his uncle in the peerage in 1990, and is now one of the ninety hereditary peers ...more

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Henry Moseley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Physicist, Engineer
Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley was an English physicist. Moseley's outstanding contribution to the science of physics was the justification from physical laws of the previous empirical and chemical ...more

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David Cameron is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Spokesperson, Editor, Politician
David William Donald Cameron is a British politician who has served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2010 and as the Member of Parliament for Witney since 2001. He has been ...more

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Oscar Browning is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Writer
Oscar Browning was an English writer, historian, and educational reformer. His greatest achievement was the cofounding, along with Henry Sidgwick, of the Cambridge University Day Training ...more

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Hugo Swire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Hugo George William Swire is a British Conservative Party politician. He has been the Member of Parliament for East Devon since 2001. He is currently a Minister of State for the Foreign and ...more

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Arthur Hobhouse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Politician
Sir Arthur Lawrence Hobhouse was a long-serving English local government Liberal politician, who is best remembered as the architect of the system of National parks of England and Wales. ...more

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Ernest William Lyons Holt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Ernest William Lyons Holt was an eminent English marine naturalist and biologist specialized in ichthyology, the study of fish. His work helped lay a scientific foundation for the fishery ...more

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Arthur Rhys-Davids is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Arthur Percival Foley Rhys-Davids DSO, MC & Bar was a British flying ace during the First World War. Rhys-Davids was born in 1897 to an affluent family. His father was a professional ...more

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Jeremy Wolfenden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Journalist
Jeremy Wolfenden was a foreign correspondent and British spy at the height of the Cold War.

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Alastair Heathcote is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Eton College Alumni
Alastair Heathcote is a British rower and Captain in the British Army. Heathcote is the eldest grandson and eventual heir of Sir Gilbert Simon Heathcote, 9th Baronet. He was educated at Eton ...more