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

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

This list contains graduates like Oscar Wilde and Dudley Moore.

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

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Dudley Moore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Dudley Moore Film Score Composer, Comedian, Musician Dudley Stuart John Moore, CBE was an English actor, comedian, musician and composer. Moore first came to prominence in the UK as one of the four writer-performers in the comedy revue Beyond the ...more

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Andrew Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Andrew Sullivan Editor, Commentator, Journalist Andrew Michael Sullivan is a British author, editor and blogger, resident in the United States. A former editor of The New Republic and the author or editor of six books, Sullivan is an ...more

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Oscar Wilde is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Oscar Wilde Poet, Journalist, Writer Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish author, playwright and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the ...more

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Lord Alfred Douglas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Lord Alfred Douglas Poet, Writer Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas, nicknamed Bosie, was an English author, poet and translator, better known as the friend and lover of writer Oscar Wilde. Much of his early poetry was Uranian in theme, ...more

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Alan Hollinghurst is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Alan Hollinghurst Poet, Novelist, Author Alan James Hollinghurst FRSL is an English novelist, poet, short story writer and translator. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 1989 Somerset Maugham Award, the 1994 James ...more

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Robert Conquest is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Robert Conquest Historian, Researcher, Writer George Robert Acworth Conquest CMG, OBE, FBA, FAAAS, FRSL, FBIS is an Anglo-American historian and poet notable for his influential works of Soviet history which include The Great Terror: ...more

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Colin Turnbull is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Colin Turnbull Anthropologist, Writer Colin Macmillan Turnbull was a British-American anthropologist who came to public attention with the popular books The Forest People and The Mountain People, and one of the first anthropologists ...more

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Julius Caesar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Julius Caesar Politician, Author Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman general, statesman, Consul, and notable author of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise ...more

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Nicholas Boles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Nicholas Boles Politician Nicholas Edward Coleridge "Nick" Boles is a British Conservative Party politician who is the Member of Parliament for the Grantham and Stamford constituency in Lincolnshire. Boles ...more

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Kenji Yoshino is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Kenji Yoshino Educator, Jurist, Writer Kenji Yoshino is a legal scholar and the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at New York University School of Law. Formerly, he was the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at ...more

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William Hague is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
William Hague Spokesperson, Politician William Jefferson Hague FRSL is a British Conservative politician who has been the First Secretary of State and Leader of the House of Commons since 2014. He previously served as Secretary of ...more

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James Fenton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
James Fenton Poet, Journalist James Martin Fenton FRSL FRSA is an English poet, journalist and literary critic. He is a former Oxford Professor of Poetry.

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Gavin Lambert is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Gavin Lambert Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer Gavin Lambert was a British-born screenwriter, novelist and biographer who lived for part of his life in Hollywood. His writing was mainly fiction and nonfiction about the film industry.

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Jeremy Wolfenden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Jeremy Wolfenden Journalist Jeremy Wolfenden was a foreign correspondent and British spy at the height of the Cold War.

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Louis Theroux is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Louis Theroux Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Louis Sebastian Theroux is an English documentary filmmaker and broadcaster. He is best known for his documentaries in the television series Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends and When Louis Met..., ...more

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J. Paul Getty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
J. Paul Getty Businessperson, Industrialist Jean Paul Getty was an American industrialist. He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957 Fortune magazine named him the richest living American, while the 1966 Guinness Book of Records named ...more

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T. E. Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
T. E. Lawrence Military Officer, Writer Thomas Edward Lawrence CB DSO was an archaeologist and British Army officer renowned especially for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, and the Arab Revolt against Ottoman ...more

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William Camden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
William Camden William Camden was an English antiquarian, historian, topographer, and officer of arms. He wrote the first chorographical survey of the islands of Great Britain and Ireland and the first ...more

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Keith P. Ellison is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Keith P. Ellison Judge Keith P. Ellison is a judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. His chambers are in Houston, Texas. Educated first at Harvard College, from which he received a B.A. ...more

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A. C. Grayling is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
A. C. Grayling Philosopher Anthony Clifford "A. C." Grayling is a British philosopher. In 2011 he founded and became the first Master of New College of the Humanities, an independent undergraduate college in ...more

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Julian Barnes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Julian Barnes Novelist, Essayist, Writer Julian Patrick Barnes is an English writer. Barnes won the Man Booker Prize for his book The Sense of an Ending, and three of his earlier books had been shortlisted for the Booker Prize: ...more

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Martin Lings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Martin Lings Writer Martin Lings, also known as Abu Bakr Siraj ad-Din, was an English writer and scholar, a student of Frithjof Schuon and a Shakespearean scholar. He is best known as the author of a very popular ...more

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Robin Lane Fox is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Robin Lane Fox Historian Robin James Lane Fox, FRSL is an English classicist, ancient historian and gardening writer known for his works on Alexander the Great. Lane Fox is an Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford and ...more

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Harold Hongju Koh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Harold Hongju Koh Law professor, Lawyer Harold Hongju Koh is a Korean American lawyer and legal scholar. He served as the Legal Adviser of the Department of State. He was nominated to this position by President Barack Obama on March ...more

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Ian Hislop is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Ian Hislop Editor, Journalist, Comedian Ian David Hislop is a British journalist, satirist, writer, comedian, broadcaster and editor of the magazine Private Eye. He has appeared on many radio and television programmes, but is best ...more

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Dominic Grieve is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Dominic Grieve Politician, Barrister Dominic Charles Roberts Grieve, QC is a British Conservative politician, barrister, Queen's Counsel and a Member of the Privy Council. He has been the Member of Parliament for Beaconsfield since ...more

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Nicholas D. Kristof is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Nicholas D. Kristof Editor, Columnist, Journalist Nicholas Donabet Kristof is an American journalist, author, op-ed columnist, and a winner of two Pulitzer Prizes. He has written an op-ed column for The New York Times since November 2001 and ...more

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Andrew Lloyd Webber is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Andrew Lloyd Webber Impresario, Film Score Composer, Theatre Director Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre. Several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the West End and on Broadway. He ...more

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Terrence Malick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Terrence Malick Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Terrence Frederick Malick is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. In a career spanning over four decades he has directed six feature films. He made his directorial debut with ...more

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Gavin de Beer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Gavin de Beer Science writer Sir Gavin Rylands de Beer FRS was a British evolutionary embryologist. He was Director of the British Museum, President of the Linnean Society, and received the Royal Society's Darwin Medal for ...more

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Russ Feingold is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Russ Feingold Politician, Critic, Attorney at law Russell Dana "Russ" Feingold is a lawyer and politician from the U.S. state of Wisconsin. He served as a Democratic party member of the U.S. Senate from January 3, 1993 to January 3, ...more

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Niall Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Niall Ferguson Historian, Professor, Author Niall Campbell Douglas Ferguson is a British historian from Scotland. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. He is also a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus ...more

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Robert Gunther is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Robert Gunther Scientist, Science writer Robert William Theodore Gunther was a historian of science, zoologist, and founder of the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford. Gunther's father, Albert Günther, was Keeper of Zoology ...more

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David Osmond-Smith is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
David Osmond-Smith Conductor, Author, Musicologist David Osmond-Smith (27 December 1946 - 31 May 2007) was a leading British musicologist, author, and academic. Born in Worthing, West Sussex, he was educated at Magdalen College school, Oxford ...more

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Keith Joseph is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Keith Joseph Politician, Barrister, Lawyer Keith Sinjohn Joseph, Baron Joseph, Bt, CH, PC, was a British barrister and politician. A member of the Conservative Party, he served in the Cabinet under four prime ministers:. He was a key ...more

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Howard Florey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Howard Florey Scientist Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey of Adelaide OM FRS FRCP was an Australian pharmacologist and pathologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Sir Ernst Boris ...more

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Thomas Wolsey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Thomas Wolsey Priest Thomas Wolsey was an English political figure and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. When Henry VIII became King of England in 1509, Wolsey became the King's almoner. Wolsey's affairs ...more

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Simon Woods is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Simon Woods Actor Simon Woods is an English actor best known for his role as Octavian in Season 2 of the British-American television series Rome and the 2005 Pride & Prejudice as Mr. Charles Bingley. He also ...more

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Gareth Evans is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Gareth Evans Politician, Professor, Barrister Gareth John Evans AC, QC, is an Australian international policymaker and former politician. An academic lawyer and barrister by profession, he represented the Australian Labor Party in the ...more

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Pico Iyer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Pico Iyer Novelist, Author, Essayist Siddharth Pico Raghavan Iyer, known as Pico Iyer, is a British-born essayist and novelist of Indian origin. He is the author of numerous books on crossing cultures including Video Night in ...more

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Stephen Breyer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Stephen Breyer Judge, Lawyer Stephen Gerald Breyer is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1994, and known for his pragmatic approach to constitutional law, ...more

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John D. Barrow is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
John D. Barrow Mathematician, Physicist, Science writer John David Barrow FRS is an English cosmologist, theoretical physicist, and mathematician. He is currently Research Professor of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge. Barrow is ...more

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Robert Kee is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Robert Kee Journalist, Author, Writer Robert Kee, CBE was a British broadcaster, journalist and writer, known for his historical works on World War II and Ireland.

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Fernanda Eberstadt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Fernanda Eberstadt Literary critic, Novelist, Essayist Fernanda Eberstadt is an American writer.

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Tom Denning, Baron Denning is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Tom Denning, Baron Denning Judge, Barrister, Engineer Alfred Thompson "Tom" Denning, Baron Denning, OM, PC, DL, QC, commonly known as Lord Denning, was an English lawyer and judge. He gained degrees in mathematics and law at Oxford ...more

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Lord Frederick Windsor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Lord Frederick Windsor Financial Analyst Lord Frederick Michael George David Louis Windsor, also nicknamed Freddie Windsor, is a British financial analyst, and the only son of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.

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Ronald Dworkin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Ronald Dworkin Professor, Writer, Philosopher Ronald Myles Dworkin, FBA was an American philosopher and scholar of constitutional law. He was Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law and Philosophy at New York University and Professor of ...more

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Goldwin Smith is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Goldwin Smith Journalist, Historian Goldwin Smith was a British historian and journalist, active in the United Kingdom and Canada.

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John Betjeman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
John Betjeman Poet, Writer, Broadcaster Sir John Betjeman, CBE was an English poet, writer and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a "poet and hack". He was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1972 until ...more

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Wesley Clark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Magdalen College, Oxford Alumni
Wesley Clark Businessperson, Politician, Entrepreneur Wesley Kanne Clark, Sr. is a retired General of the United States Army. He graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1966 at West Point and was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to the University of ...more