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

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

Items include everything from Hiroshi Shimizu to Akira Ifukube.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hokkaido University?” and “Which celebrities are Hokkaido University alumni?”

Hiroshi Ishii is a Japanese computer scientist. He is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ishii pioneered the Tangible User Interface in the field of Human-computer interaction with the paper "Tangible Bits: Towards Seamless Interfaces between People, Bits and Atoms", co-authored with his then PhD student Brygg Ullmer. ...more

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

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Hiroshi Shimizu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hokkaido University Alumni
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Hiroshi Shimizu was a Japanese film director, known for his silent films with detailed depictions of Japanese society. ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1903-1966)

Birthplace: Iwata District, Shizuoka

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Akira Ifukube was a Japanese composer of classical music and film scores, perhaps best known for his work on the soundtracks of the Godzilla movies by Toho. ...more

Age: Died at 92 (1914-2006)

Birthplace: Kushiro, Japan

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Akira Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hokkaido University Alumni
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Akira Suzuki is a Japanese chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate, who first published the Suzuki reaction, the organic reaction of an aryl- or vinyl-boronic acid with an aryl- or vinyl-halide catalyzed by a palladium complex, in 1979. ...more

Age: 87

Birthplace: Mukawa, Japan

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