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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.
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    Hugh Laurie

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

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    Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (William Arthur Philip Louis; born 21 June 1982) is a...  more

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    Thomas William Hiddleston (born 9 February 1981) is an English actor, film producer, and...  more

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    Damian Lewis

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    Ian Fleming

    Journalist, Novelist
    Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was an English author, journalist and...  more

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    Adam Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Earl of Camperdown

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  • 8

    Airey Neave

    Politician, Soldier
    Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave, (23 January 1916 – 30 March 1979) was a British soldier,...  more
  • 9
    Edward John Barrington Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu (20 October 1926 –...  more
  • 10

    Adam Nicolson

    Adam Nicolson, 5th Baron Carnock, FRSL, FSA (born 12 September 1957) is an English author who...  more
  • 11

    John Maynard Keynes

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

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    Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess (16 April 1911 – 30 August 1963) was a British diplomat and...  more
  • 13

    Adrian Cadbury

    Sir George Adrian Hayhurst Cadbury (15 April 1929 – 3 September 2015) was Chairman of Cadbury...  more
  • 14

    Patrick Macnee

    Television producer, Actor
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    John Cabell "Bunny" Breckinridge (August 6, 1903 – November 5, 1996) was an American actor and...  more
  • 16

    Adrian Palmer, 4th Baron Palmer

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  • 17

    Henry Moseley

    Physicist, Engineer
    Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley (; 23 November 1887 – 10 August 1915) was an English physicist,...  more
  • 18

    David Cameron

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

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    Oscar Browning OBE (17 January 1837 – 6 October 1923) was a British educationalist, historian...  more
  • 20
    Sir Hugo George William Swire (born 30 November 1959) is a British Conservative Party...  more
  • 21

    Arthur Hobhouse

    Sir Arthur Lawrence Hobhouse (15 February 1886 – 20 January 1965) was a long-serving English...  more
  • 22
    Ernest William Lyons Holt or E. W. L. Holt (17 October 1864 – 10 June 1922) was an eminent...  more
  • 23
    Arthur Percival Foley Rhys-Davids & Bar (26 September 1897 – 27 October 1917) was a British...  more

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    Jeremy John Le Mesurier Wolfenden (26 June 1934, England – 28 December 1965) was a foreign...  more
  • 25
    Alastair Heathcote (born 18 August 1977 in Athens, Greece) is a British rower and Captain in...  more