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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including J. E. Casely Hayford and Siaka Stevens.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Fourah Bay College?” and “Which celebrities are Fourah Bay College alumni?”

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J. E. Casely Hayford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
J. E. Casely Hayford Politician, Writer Joseph Ephraim Casely Hayford, MBE, or Ekra-Agiman was a Ghanaian journalist, editor, author, lawyer, educator, and politician who supported pan-African nationalism.

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Kojo Botsio is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Kojo Botsio Politician Kojo Botsio was a Ghanaian diplomat and politician. He studied in Britain, where he became the treasurer of the West African National Secretariat and an acting warden for the West African ...more

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Siaka Stevens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Siaka Stevens Politician, Police officer, Trade unionist Siaka Probyn Stevens was the third prime minister of Sierra Leone from 1967 to 1971 and the first president of Sierra Leone from 1971 to 1985. Although criticised for his dictatorial rule, ...more

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John Karefa-Smart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
John Karefa-Smart Politician, Lawyer Dr. John Albert Musselman Karefa-Smart was a Sierra Leonean politician, medical doctor and university professor. He served as the first Foreign Minister under Sierra Leone's first Prime ...more

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Milton Margai is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Milton Margai Politician Sir Milton Augustus Strieby Margai, PC was a Sierra Leonean politician and the first prime minister of Sierra Leone. He was the main architect of the post-colonial constitution of Sierra Leone ...more

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Ladipo Solanke is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Ladipo Solanke Politician Ladipo Solanke was a political activist who campaigned on West African issues. Born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, as Oladipo Felix Solanke, he studied at the Fourah Bay College in Sierra Leone before ...more

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Christopher Kolade is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Christopher Kolade Christopher Kolade, CON completed his secondary school education at Government College, Ibadan after which he studied at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone. He is a veteran broadcaster ...more

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Isha Sesay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Isha Sesay Journalist Isha Isatu Sesay is a British journalist of Sierra Leonean descent. Since 2005 she has worked as an anchor and correspondent for CNN International. Based at CNN's world headquarters in Atlanta, ...more

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Samuel Ajayi Crowther is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Samuel Ajayi Crowther The Right Reverend Samuel Ajayi Crowther D.D. was a linguist and the first African Anglican bishop in Nigeria. Born in Osogun, Crowther was a Yoruba man who also identified with Sierra Leone's ...more

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J. B. Dauda is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
J. B. Dauda Politician, Economist, Lawyer Joseph Bandabla Dauda widely known as J.B Dauda, is a Sierra Leonean politician and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sierra Leone. He currently serves as Minister of Internal Affairs in the ...more

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Kadi Sesay is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Kadi Sesay Politician Kadi Sesay is a Sierra Leonean politician, feminist, pro-democracy advocate and the Vice Presidential Candididate of the Sierra Leone People's Party. She served as Sierra Leone Minister of Trade ...more

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Banja Tejan-Sie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Banja Tejan-Sie Politician, Lawyer Sir Banja Tejan-Sie, GCMG was a politician and lawyer in Sierra Leone and one of the "founding fathers" of the Sierra Leone People's Party. Tejan-Sie was born in Moyamba District to a ...more

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Sam Mbakwe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Sam Mbakwe Politician, Political scientist, Lawyer Samuel "Sam" Onunaka Mbakwe was an Igbo politician and governor of Imo State, southern Nigeria from October 1, 1979 until December 31, 1983. The Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, ...more

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Ernest Bai Koroma is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Ernest Bai Koroma Insurance broker, Businessperson, Politician Ernest Bai Koroma is the current President of Sierra Leone and the fourth since 2007. An insurance executive by profession, Koroma spent more than 24 years working in the private insurance ...more

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Emerson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Emerson Songwriter, Musician Emmerson Amidu Bockarie better known by his first name Emmerson is an internationally recognised Sierra Leonean afropop musician and the biggest and most famous musician from Sierra Leone at ...more

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Zainab Bangura is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Zainab Bangura Politician Haja Zainab Hawa Bangura is a Sierra Leonean politician and social activist. She was appointed as Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict in ...more

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Sia Koroma is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Sia Koroma Biochemist Sia Nyama Koroma is the first lady of Sierra Leone and the wife of Sierra Leone's president Ernest Bai Koromaa. She is also the daughter of former Sierra Leone's attorney general Abu Aiah ...more

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Kenneth Dike is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Kenneth Dike Kenneth Onwika Dike was a Nigerian historian and the first Nigerian Vice-Chancellor of the nation's premier college, the University of Ibadan. During the Nigerian civil war, he moved to Harvard ...more

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Ella Koblo Gulama is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Ella Koblo Gulama Politician Ella Koblo Gulama was a Sierra Leonean paramount chief and politician. In 1957, she became the first elected female Member of Parliament in Sierra Leone and all of Sub-Saharan Africa. She was ...more

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Lamina Sankoh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Lamina Sankoh Priest, Politician, Professor Lamina Sankoh, born as Etheldred Jones, was a Sierra Leonean pre-independence politician, educator, banker and cleric. Sankoh is known most prominently for helping to found the People's Party in ...more

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Abu Aiah Koroma is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Abu Aiah Koroma Politician, Lawyer Abu Aiah Koroma was a lawyer and politician in Sierra Leone. Koroma began his political career as Attorney General in 1967 and 1968. He returned to government in 1976 when he became Managing ...more

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Alexander Akinyele is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Alexander Akinyele Alexander Babatunde Akinyele, CBE was the first Anglican Diocesan Bishop of Ibadan, Nigeria. He was the first indigene of Ibadan to obtain a university degree, and the founder of the first ...more

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Henry Rawlingson Carr is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Henry Rawlingson Carr Henry Carr was a Nigerian educator and administrator, he was one of the most prominent West Africans in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century and was a member of the legislative ...more

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Abubakarr Jalloh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Abubakarr Jalloh Politician Alhaji Abubakarr Jalloh is a Sierra Leonean politician. Since the election of Ernest Bai Koroma as President of Sierra Leone in September 2007, Jalloh has served as Minister of Mineral ...more

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Aniru Conteh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Aniru Conteh Aniru Sahib Sahib Conteh was a Sierra Leonean physician and expert on the clinical treatment of Lassa fever, a viral haemorrhagic fever endemic to West Africa caused by the Lassa virus. Conteh ...more

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Kanja Sesay is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Kanja Sesay Economist Alhaji Ibrahim Kanja Sesay is a leading political figure in Sierra Leone. He served with the previous government of Sierra Leone headed by President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah in various roles, and is ...more

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Sheka Tarawalie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Sheka Tarawalie Journalist Sheka Tarawalie is a Sierra Leonean journalist and writer, who is currently Sierra Leone State House Press Secretary, who is the official spokesman for president Ernest Bai Koroma. He was ...more

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Patricia Kabbah is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Patricia Kabbah Teacher Patricia Kabbah was the wife of Sierra Leone's 3rd President, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah; was First Lady of Sierra Leone from 1996 until her death in 1998. She was an ethnic Sherbro from Bonthe ...more

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Ibrahim Ben Kargbo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Ibrahim Ben Kargbo Journalist Alhaji Ibrahim Ben Kargbo, commonly known as I.B. Kargbo, is a Sierra Leonean journalist and politician. He is currently the Sierra Leone Government official spokesman and Sierra Leone's ...more

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Solomon Berewa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Solomon Berewa Politician, Lawyer Solomon Ekuma Dominic Berewa was Vice-President of Sierra Leone from May 2002 to September 2007. He was defeated in the second round of the 2007 presidential election by Ernest Bai Koroma of the ...more

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Christiana Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Christiana Thorpe Dr. Christiana Thorpe is the current Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chairperson of the National Electoral Commission, an independent agency created by the Sierra Leone government, and is in ...more

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Umu Hawa Tejan-Jalloh is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Umu Hawa Tejan-Jalloh Judge, Lawyer Haja Umu Hawa Tejan Jalloh is the current Chief Justice of Sierra Leone. She was sworn in as Sierra Leone's Chief Justice on January 25, 2008. She succeeded retired Chief Justice Ade Renner ...more

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Ibrahim Kemoh Sessay is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Ibrahim Kemoh Sessay Politician Ibrahim Kemoh Sesay is a Sierra Leonean politician from the ruling All People's Congress political party. He is Sierra Leone's former Minister of Transportation and Aviation and member of the ...more

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Abdoulie Janneh is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Abdoulie Janneh Abdoulie Janneh is the former United Nations Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa. He was appointed to the position by United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan in ...more

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Abel Nathaniel Bankole Stronge is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Abel Nathaniel Bankole Stronge Abel Nathaniel Bankole Stronge is a Sierra Leonean politician who has been Speaker of the Parliament of Sierra Leone since 2007. He is a member of the ruling All People's Congress and represents ...more

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Alpha Kanu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Alpha Kanu Spokesperson Alhaji Alpha Sahid Bakar Kanu is a Sierra Leonean politician and the current Sierra Leone minister of Presidential and Public Affairs. He is also the official spokesman of the All People's ...more

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James Johnson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
James Johnson James "Holy" Johnson was a prominent clergyman and one of the first African members of Nigeria's Legislative Council.

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Alpha Timbo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Fourah Bay College Alumni
Alpha Timbo Politician Alhaji Alpha Osman Timbo is a Sierra Leonean politician, educational, lecturer and trade unionist. He was Sierra Leone Minister of Labour and Industrial Relations from 2001-2002 under president ...more