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Famous London School Of Economics Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to London School of Economics and be of some renown.

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

List features graduates like John F. Kennedy, Mick Jagger and more notable LSE alumni.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to London School of Economics?” and “Which celebrities are London School of Economics alumni?”
  • John F. Kennedy1

    John F. Kennedy

    Politician, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 46 (1917-1963)

    BirthplaceBrookline, Massachusetts, USA

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by initials JFK... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mick Jagger2

    Mick Jagger

    Film Score Composer, Record producer


    BirthplaceDartford, United Kingdom

    Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943) is an English singer, songwriter, actor, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • George Soros3

    George Soros

    Analyst, Business magnate


    BirthplaceBudapest, Hungary

    George Soros, Hon (born Schwartz György; August 12, 1930) is a Hungarian-American investor... more on Wikipedia

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  • David Rockefeller4

    David Rockefeller

    Statesman, Businessperson

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    David Rockefeller (June 12, 1915 – March 20, 2017) was an American banker who served as... more on Wikipedia

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    #61 of 80 Celebrities with Learning Disabilities#43 of 62 60+ Famous People with Dyslexia

  • B. R. Ambedkar5

    B. R. Ambedkar

    Anthropologist, Politician

    AgeDec. at 65 (1891-1956)

    BirthplaceMhow, India

    Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), popularly known as Dr. Babasaheb... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jim McGreevey6

    Jim McGreevey



    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, USA

    James Edward McGreevey (born August 6, 1957) is an American politician and member of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Svend Robinson7

    Svend Robinson

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Svend Robinson (born March 4, 1952) is a Canadian politician. He was a Member of Parliament... more on Wikipedia
  • Daniel Patrick Moynihan8

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    Sociologist, Politician

    AgeDec. at 76 (1927-2003)

    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Daniel Patrick "Pat" Moynihan (March 16, 1927 – March 26, 2003) was an American politician,... more on Wikipedia

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    #23 of 137 Famous People Buried at Arlington National Cemetery#40 of 42 Famous Irish American Politicians

  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.9

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

    Activist, Author


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. (born January 17, 1954) is an American activist, environmental... more on Wikipedia
  • Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann10

    Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann

    Fashion Model, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann (born July 26, 1983) is an American food editor and writer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Paul Klebnikov11

    Paul Klebnikov

    Editor, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 41 (1963-2004)

    BirthplaceNew York

    Paul Klebnikov (Russian: Павел Юрьевич Хлебников; August 6, 1964 – July 9, 2004) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Bishop12

    Maurice Bishop


    AgeDec. at 39 (1944-1983)


    Maurice Rupert Bishop (29 May 1944 – 19 October 1983) was a Grenadian revolutionary and the... more on Wikipedia
  • Elliott Abrams13

    Elliott Abrams

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Elliott Abrams (born January 24, 1948) is an American diplomat and lawyer who has served in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Alberto Fuentes Mohr14

    Alberto Fuentes Mohr

    Politician, Economist

    AgeDec. at 52 (1927-1979)

    BirthplaceQuetzaltenango, Guatemala

    Alberto Fuentes Mohr (born 22 November 1927 – assassinated 25 January 1979) was a Guatemalan... more on Wikipedia
  • David Attenborough15

    David Attenborough

    Environmentalist, Television producer


    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Sir David Frederick Attenborough (; born 8 May 1926) is an English broadcaster and natural... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Wilson16

    Michael Wilson

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Michael or Mike Wilson may refer to:
  • Val Venis17

    Val Venis

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  • Franz Leopold Neumann18
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  • Sylvanus Olympio19

    AgeDec. at 61 (1902-1963)

    BirthplaceLomé, Togo

    Sylvanus Epiphanio Olympio (French pronunciation: ​[silvany əpifanjo ɔlɛ̃pjo]; 6 September... more on Wikipedia
  • Loyd Grossman20

    Loyd Grossman

    Journalist, Actor


    BirthplaceMarblehead, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Loyd Daniel Gilman Grossman (born 16 September 1950) is an American-British television... more on Wikipedia
  • Peter R. Orszag21


    BirthplaceEastern United States, Boston, Area code 617, New England, United States of America

    Peter Richard Orszag (born December 16, 1968) is an American banker and economist. He is the... more on Wikipedia
  • Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.22

    AgeDec. at 29 (1915-1944)

    BirthplaceBrookline, Massachusetts

    Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944) was a United States Navy... more on Wikipedia
  • Ramsay MacDonald23

    Ramsay MacDonald

    Politician, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 71 (1866-1937)

    BirthplaceLossiemouth, United Kingdom

    James Ramsay MacDonald (né James McDonald Ramsay; 12 October 1866 – 9 November 1937) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Robert Rubin24

    Robert Rubin

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Robert Edward Rubin (born August 29, 1938) is an American lawyer, former cabinet member, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Edith Abbott25

    Edith Abbott

    Economist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 81 (1876-1957)

    BirthplaceGrand Island, Nebraska

    Edith Abbott (September 26, 1876 – July 28, 1957) was an American economist, social worker,... more on Wikipedia