READ Famous King William's College Alumni

Reference
1.9k views 9 items Embed

List Rules People on this list must have gone to King William's College and be of some renown.

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

This list has everything from William Henry Bragg to Captain William Shakespear.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to King William's College?” and “Which celebrities are King William's College alumni?”
William Henry Bragg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous King William's College Alumni
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Sir William Henry Bragg OM, KBE, PRS was a British physicist, chemist, mathematician and active sportsman who uniquely shared a Nobel Prize with his son William Lawrence Bragg – the 1915 Nobel Prize in Physics: "for their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays". The mineral Braggite is named after him and his son. He was knighted in 1920. ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1862-1942)

Birthplace: Wigton, United Kingdom

see more on William Henry Bragg
Frederic William Farrar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous King William's College Alumni
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Frederic William Farrar was a cleric of the Church of England, schoolteacher and author. He was a pallbearer at the funeral of Charles Darwin in 1882. He was a member of the Cambridge Apostles secret society. ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1831-1903)

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

see more on Frederic William Farrar
William Shakespear is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous King William's College Alumni
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Captain William Henry Irvine Shakespear, was a British civil servant and explorer who mapped uncharted areas of Northern Arabia and made the first official British contact with Ibn Sa'ud, future king of Saudi Arabia. He was the military adviser to Ibn Saud from 1910 to 1915, when he was shot and killed in the Battle of Jarrab by one of Ibn Rashid's men. ...more

Age: Died at 37 (1878-1915)

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

see more on William Shakespear
John Ellerton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous King William's College Alumni
Photo: Freebase/Public domain
4

John Ellerton


The Rev. John Ellerton was a hymn writer and hymnologist. ...more

Age: Died at 67 (1826-1893)

Birthplace: Clerkenwell, London, United Kingdom