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Famous Eton College Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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&”

Take a look at these notable and famous Eton College Alumni.
  • Hugh Laurie1

    Hugh Laurie

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceOxford, United Kingdom

    James Hugh Calum Laurie, (; born 11 June 1959) is an English actor, director, singer,...  more

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  • Prince William, Duke of Cambridge2
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  • Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex3


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  • Tom Hiddleston4


    BirthplaceWestminster, London, United Kingdom

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  • Damian Lewis5

    Damian Lewis

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceSt John's Wood, London, United Kingdom

    Damian Watcyn Lewis (born 11 February 1971) is an English actor and producer. He played U.S....  more

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  • Ian Fleming6

    Ian Fleming

    Journalist, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 56 (1908-1964)

    BirthplaceMayfair, London, London, England

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  • Adam Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Earl of Camperdown7

    Adam Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Earl of Camperdown

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  • Airey Neave8

    Airey Neave

    Politician, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 63 (1916-1979)

    BirthplaceKnightsbridge, United Kingdom

    Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave, (23 January 1916 – 30 March 1979) was a British soldier,...  more
  • Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu9


    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England

    Edward John Barrington Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu (20 October 1926 –...  more
  • Adam Nicolson10

    Adam Nicolson

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  • John Maynard Keynes11

    John Maynard Keynes

    Politician, Investor

    AgeDec. at 63 (1883-1946)

    BirthplaceCambridge, United Kingdom

    John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes ( KAYNZ; 5 June 1883 – 21 April 1946), was a British...  more

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  • Guy Burgess12

    AgeDec. at 52 (1911-1963)


    Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess (16 April 1911 – 30 August 1963) was a British diplomat and...  more
  • Adrian Cadbury13

    Adrian Cadbury

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  • Patrick Macnee14

    Patrick Macnee

    Television producer, Actor


    BirthplacePaddington, London, United Kingdom

    Daniel Patrick Macnee (6 February 1922 – 25 June 2015) was a British-American film and...  more


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  • Bunny Breckinridge15

    AgeDec. at 93 (1903-1996)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    John Cabell "Bunny" Breckinridge (August 6, 1903 – November 5, 1996) was an American actor and...  more
  • Adrian Palmer, 4th Baron Palmer16

    Adrian Palmer, 4th Baron Palmer

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  • Henry Moseley17

    Henry Moseley

    Physicist, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 28 (1887-1915)

    BirthplaceWeymouth, Dorset, United Kingdom

    Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley (; 23 November 1887 – 10 August 1915) was an English physicist,...  more
  • David Cameron18

    David Cameron

    Spokesperson, Editor


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    David William Donald Cameron (born 9 October 1966) is a British politician who served as Prime...  more

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  • Oscar Browning19

    AgeDec. at 86 (1837-1923)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Oscar Browning OBE (17 January 1837 – 6 October 1923) was a British educationalist, historian...  more
  • Hugo Swire20
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  • Arthur Hobhouse21

    Arthur Hobhouse


    AgeDec. at 79 (1886-1965)

    Sir Arthur Lawrence Hobhouse (15 February 1886 – 20 January 1965) was a long-serving English...  more
  • Ernest William Lyons Holt22
    Ernest William Lyons Holt or E. W. L. Holt (17 October 1864 – 10 June 1922) was an eminent...  more
  • Arthur Rhys-Davids23
    Arthur Percival Foley Rhys-Davids & Bar (26 September 1897 – 27 October 1917) was a British...  more
  • Jeremy Wolfenden24

    AgeDec. at 31 (1934-1965)


    Jeremy John Le Mesurier Wolfenden (26 June 1934, England – 28 December 1965) was a foreign...  more
  • Alastair Heathcote25
    Alastair Heathcote (born 18 August 1977 in Athens, Greece) is a British rower and Captain in...  more