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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Lincoln College, Oxford and be of some renown.

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

Examples of graduates on this list: Emily Mortimer, Rachel Maddow and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Lincoln College, Oxford?” and “Which celebrities are Lincoln College, Oxford alumni?”

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Dr. Seuss is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Illustrator, Poet, Songwriter Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his children's books, which he wrote and illustrated under the pseudonym Dr. Seuss. He had used the pen ...more

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Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Commentator, Radio personality, Actor Rachel Anne Maddow is an American television host, political commentator, and author. She hosts a nightly television show, The Rachel Maddow Show, on MSNBC. Her syndicated talk radio program of ...more

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Mel Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Politician Melvin "Mel" Reynolds is a former Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Illinois. He resigned from Congress in 1995 after a conviction for statutory

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William Davenant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Playwright Sir William Davenant, also spelled D'Avenant, was an English poet and playwright. Along with Thomas Killigrew, Davenant was one of the rare figures in English Renaissance theatre whose career ...more

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David Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Professor, Philosopher David John Chalmers is an Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist specializing in the area of philosophy of mind and philosophy of language. He is Professor of Philosophy and Director of ...more

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Girish Karnad is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Poet, Screenwriter, Actor Girish Raghunath Karnad is a contemporary writer, playwright, screenwriter, actor and movie director in Kannada language. His rise as a playwright in 1960s, marked the coming of age of modern ...more

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Richard Eyre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Television director, Theatre Director, Television producer Sir Richard Charles Hastings Eyre CBE is an English film, theatre, television and opera director.

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Emily Mortimer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer is an English actress and screenwriter. She began performing on stage, and has since appeared in several film and television roles, including 30 Rock, Scream 3, ...more

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Rod Eddington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Businessperson Sir Roderick Ian Eddington AO is an Australian businessman. He is currently chair of the government body Infrastructure Australia, a director of News Corporation, continuing his long association ...more

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Lancelot Ware is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Biochemist, Politician, Barrister Lancelot Lionel Ware OBE was an English barrister and biochemist, he is most well known as the co-founder of Mensa, the international society for intellectually gifted people, with the ...more

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John le Carré is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Writer David John Moore Cornwell, pen name John le Carré, is a British author of espionage novels. During the 1950s and the 1960s, Cornwell worked for the British intelligence services MI5 and ...more

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Andrew Longmore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Judge, Barrister Sir Andrew Centlivres Longmore, QC, styled The Rt Hon. Lord Justice Longmore, is a British lawyer and judge. Educated at Winchester College and Lincoln College, Oxford, he was called to the Bar ...more

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Timothy Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Judge, Barrister Sir Timothy Andrew Wigram Lloyd is a former English judge who was a member of the Court of Appeal. Lloyd was educated at Winchester College and Lincoln College, Oxford. He was called to the bar ...more

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C. Odumegwu Ojukwu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Politician Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu was a Nigerian military officer and politician. Ojukwu served as the military governor of the Eastern Region of Nigeria in 1966, the leader of the breakaway Republic ...more

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Naomi Alderman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Novelist Naomi Alderman is a British author, novelist and game designer.

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John Morley, 1st Viscount Morl... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Politician, Journalist, Historian John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn OM, PC was a British Liberal statesman, writer and newspaper editor. Initially a journalist, he was elected a Member of Parliament in 1883. He was ...more

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David Rivett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Chemist Sir Albert Cherbury David Rivett, KCMG was an Australian chemist and science administrator.

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Osbert Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Art critic, Cartoonist, Author Sir Osbert Lancaster, CBE was an English cartoonist, author, art critic and stage designer, best known to the public at large for his cartoons published in the Daily Express.

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Cornelius Burges is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Cornelius Burges or Burgess, D.D., was an English minister. He was active in religious controversy prior to and around the time of the Commonwealth of England and The Protectorate, following the ...more

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Richard Doyle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Richard Doyle Novelist Richard Doyle is a British author of thriller novels. Doyle was born in Saint Saviour, Guernsey and, on his third birthday, was presented at the court of Emperor Haile Selassie. He has lived in ...more

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Nick Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Barrister Nicholas John "Nick" Hawkins is a lawyer and politician from the United Kingdom. He was a Conservative Party Member of Parliament from 1992-2005.

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Robert Nairac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Soldier Captain Robert Laurence Nairac GC was a British Army officer who was abducted from a pub in Dromintee, south County Armagh, during an undercover operation and killed by the Provisional Irish ...more

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George Wheler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Cleric, Lawyer Born at Breda in the Netherlands on 20 January 1651, the third child and eldest son of Charles Wheler, a colonel in the Life Guards, and his wife, Anne, daughter of John Hutchin of Egerton, ...more

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Jacob Neusner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Rabbi, Professor Jacob Neusner is an American academic scholar of Judaism. He is often celebrated as one of the most published authors in history, having written or edited more than 950 books.

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Francis Willis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Francis Willis Physician Dr. Francis Willis was a Lincolnshire physician and clergyman, famous for his treatment of George III.

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Colin Winter is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
The Rt. Rev. Colin O'Brien Winter, was an Anglican bishop of Damaraland, a diocese of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa coextensive with the territory of Namibia during the apartheid

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William Smyth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
William Smyth William Smyth was Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield from 1493 to 1496 and then Bishop of Lincoln until his death. He held political offices, the most important being Lord President of the Council ...more

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Robert Chambers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Judge Sir Robert Chambers, was a jurist, Vinerian Professor of English Law, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal.

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Edmund Anderson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Edmund Anderson Judge Sir Edmund Anderson, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas under Elizabeth I, sat as judge at the trial of Mary, Queen of Scots.

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Joseph Glanvill is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Joseph Glanvill Philosopher Joseph Glanvill was an English writer, philosopher, and clergyman. Not himself a scientist, he has been called "the most skillful apologist of the virtuosi", or in other words the ...more

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Edward Thomas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Poet Philip Edward Thomas was an Anglo-Welsh poet and essayist. He is commonly considered a war poet, although few of his poems deal directly with his war experiences. Already an accomplished writer, ...more

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Herbert Armitage James is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Herbert Armitage James, CH was a Welsh cleric and headmaster of three leading public schools, who ended his "remarkable scholastic career", as it was later described by Austen ...more

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Jeremy Waldron is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Professor, Lawyer Jeremy Waldron is a New Zealand professor of law and philosophy. He holds a professorship at the New York University School of Law and is Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at All ...more

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John A. Hobson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
John A. Hobson Economist John Atkinson Hobson, was an English economist, social scientist and critic of imperialism, widely popular as a lecturer and writer.

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Nathaniel Crew, 3rd Baron Crew is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Nathaniel Crew, 3rd Baron Crew Nathaniel Crew, 3rd Baron Crew was Bishop of Oxford from 1671 to 1674, then Bishop of Durham from 1674 to 1721. As such he was one of the longest serving bishops of the Church of England. Crew ...more

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John Rickman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Statistician John Rickman was an English government official and statistician of the early nineteenth century. He was born in Newburn, Northumberland, son of the Rev Thomas Rickman and educated at Guildford ...more

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Nick Revell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor Nick Revell is a British stand-up comedian and writer for radio and television. Born John Revell, he studied at Lincoln College, Oxford. Revell started performing stand-up in 1980 at Comedy ...more

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Peter Ainsworth is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Peter Ainsworth Politician Peter Michael Ainsworth is a former Conservative politician in the United Kingdom. He was the Member of Parliament for East Surrey from 1992 to 2010. Following his retirement from politics, ...more

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Paget Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Paget Wilkes Alpheus Paget Wilkes was an English evangelical Christian missionary to Japan who was one of the founders of the Japan Evangelistic Band in 1903. In addition to extensive mission work in Japan, ...more

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Bill Cash is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Politician, Solicitor Sir William Nigel Paul "Bill" Cash is a British Conservative politician and Member of Parliament for Stone. Cash is a prominent Eurosceptic in the House of Commons. Cash was the ...more

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Adam Hamdy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Screenwriter, Writer, Film Director Adam Hamdy is a British writer, film producer and director best known for his debut comic book limited series The Hunter and the comedy feature film, Pulp, which became the first film to ever ...more

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Eve Best is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Actor Emily "Eve" Best is an English stage and screen actress and director, best known for her roles as Dr. O'Hara in the Showtime television series Nurse Jackie, as Wallis Simpson in the ...more

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Mohammad Ali Jouhar is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Mohammad Ali Jouhar, also known as Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar, was an Indian Muslim leader, activist, scholar, journalist and poet, and was among the leading figures of the Khilafat Movement. ...more

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Tom Paulin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Poet, Critic Thomas Neilson Paulin is a Northern Irish poet and critic of film, music and literature. He lives in England, where he is the GM Young Lecturer in English Literature at Hertford College,

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William George Ward is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
William George Ward William George Ward was an English theologian and mathematician. A Roman Catholic convert, his career illustrates the development of religious opinion at a time of crisis in the history of ...more

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Sholto Douglas, 1st Baron Doug... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Sholto Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Kirtleside Marshal of the Royal Air Force William Sholto Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Kirtleside, GCB, MC, DFC was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force. After serving as a pilot, then a flight ...more

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Edward Fitzalan-Howard, 18th D... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Politician Edward William Fitzalan-Howard, 18th Duke of Norfolk DL, styled Earl of Arundel between 1975 and 2002, is a British peer.

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James Bateman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
James Bateman James Bateman was a British landowner and accomplished horticulturist. He developed Biddulph Grange after moving there around 1840, from nearby Knypersley Hall in Staffordshire, England. He ...more

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Michael Wharton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Michael Wharton Journalist Michael Wharton was a newspaper columnist who wrote under the pseudonym Peter Simple in the British Daily Telegraph. He began work on the "Way of the World" column with illustrator ...more

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Gareth Stedman Jones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Lincoln College, Oxford Alumni
Gareth Stedman Jones Professor Gareth Stedman Jones is a British academic and historian. Educated at St Paul's School and Lincoln College, Oxford, where he read History, Stedman Jones went on to Nuffield College, ...more