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Famous Marlborough College Alumni

Updated May 2, 2020 24.9k views336 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Marlborough College and be of some renown.

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

This list includes Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Nick Drake and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Marlborough College?” and “Which celebrities are Marlborough College alumni?”
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    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton; 9 January 1982), is a... more on Wikipedia

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    Bruce Chatwin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Bruce Chatwin

    Novelist, Author

    AgeDec. at 49 (1940-1989)

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    Charles Bruce Chatwin (13 May 1940 – 18 January 1989) was an English travel writer, novelist... more on Wikipedia

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    Siegfried Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Siegfried Sassoon

    Poet, Memoirist

    AgeDec. at 81 (1886-1967)

    BirthplaceMatfield, United Kingdom

    Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, (8 September 1886 – 1 September 1967) was an English poet, writer,... more on Wikipedia
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    Ross McWhirter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Ross McWhirter

    Journalist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 50 (1925-1975)

    BirthplaceWinchmore Hill, London, United Kingdom

    Alan Ross McWhirter (12 August 1925 – 27 November 1975) was, with his twin brother, Norris,... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    James Mason is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    James Mason

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 75 (1909-1984)

    BirthplaceHuddersfield, United Kingdom

    James Neville Mason (; 15 May 1909 – 27 July 1984) was an English actor. Mason achieved... more on Wikipedia

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    Nick Drake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Nick Drake

    Guitarist, Songwriter

    AgeDec. at 26 (1948-1974)

    BirthplaceYangon, Myanmar

    Nicholas Rodney Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter known... more on Wikipedia

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    Christopher Chope is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Age73

    BirthplacePutney, London, United Kingdom

    Sir Christopher Robert Chope (born 19 May 1947) is a British barrister and Conservative... more on Wikipedia
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    Beverley Nichols is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Beverley Nichols

    Novelist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 85 (1898-1983)

    BirthplaceBower Ashton, United Kingdom

    John Beverley Nichols (9 September 1898 – 15 September 1983) was an English author,... more on Wikipedia
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    Anthony Blunt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    AgeDec. at 76 (1907-1983)

    BirthplaceBournemouth, United Kingdom

    Anthony Frederick Blunt (26 September 1907 – 26 March 1983), styled as Sir Anthony Blunt,... more on Wikipedia

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    Wilfrid Hyde-White is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Wilfrid Hyde-White

    Actor, Voice acting

    AgeDec. at 88 (1903-1991)

    BirthplaceEngland, Bourton-on-the-Water

    Wilfrid Hyde-White (12 May 1903 – 6 May 1991) was a British character actor of stage, film and... more on Wikipedia
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    Pippa Middleton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni
    Philippa Charlotte Matthews (née Middleton; born 6 September 1983) is an English socialite,... more on Wikipedia

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    William Morris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    William Morris

    Novelist, Designer

    AgeDec. at 62 (1834-1896)

    BirthplaceWalthamstow, United Kingdom

    William Morris was an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist... more on Wikipedia

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    Chris de Burgh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Chris de Burgh

    Guitarist, Musician

    Age71

    BirthplaceVenado Tuerto, Argentina

    Christopher John Davison (born 15 October 1948), known professionally as Chris de Burgh, is an... more on Wikipedia

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    John Dossetor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    John Dossetor

    Physician

    Age95

    BirthplaceBangalore, India

    John Beamish Dossetor, (born 19 July 1925) is a Canadian physician and bioethicist who is... more on Wikipedia
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    Anthony Hope is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Anthony Hope

    Novelist, Barrister

    AgeDec. at 70 (1863-1933)

    BirthplaceLower Clapton, United Kingdom

    Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (9 February 1863 – 8 July 1933), was an... more on Wikipedia
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    William Jowitt, 1st Earl Jowit is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    William Jowitt, 1st Earl Jowitt

    Politician, Barrister

    AgeDec. at 72 (1885-1957)

    BirthplaceStevenage, United Kingdom

    William Allen Jowitt, 1st Earl Jowitt, (15 April 1885 – 16 August 1957) was a British Labour... more on Wikipedia
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    Nigel Gresley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Nigel Gresley

    Mechanical engineer, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 65 (1876-1941)

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley (19 June 1876 – 5 April 1941) was a British railway engineer. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Sir William Moore, 1st Baronet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Sir William Moore, 1st Baronet

    Politician, Barrister

    AgeDec. at 80 (1864-1944)

    Sir William Moore, 1st Baronet, PC (NI), DL (22 November 1864 – 28 November 1944) was a... more on Wikipedia
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    Norris McWhirter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Norris McWhirter

    Journalist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 79 (1925-2004)

    BirthplaceWinchmore Hill, London, United Kingdom

    Norris Dewar McWhirter (12 August 1925 – 19 April 2004) was a British writer, political... more on Wikipedia
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    Francis Chichester is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Francis Chichester

    Pilot, Sailor

    AgeDec. at 71 (1901-1972)

    BirthplaceBarnstaple, United Kingdom

    Sir Francis Charles Chichester KBE (17 September 1901 – 26 August 1972) was a British... more on Wikipedia
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    John Betjeman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    John Betjeman

    Poet, Writer

    AgeDec. at 78 (1906-1984)

    BirthplaceHighgate, London, United Kingdom

    Sir John Betjeman (; 28 August 1906 – 19 May 1984) was an English poet, writer, and... more on Wikipedia

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    #165 of 369 The Greatest Poets of All Time#32 of 111 The Best English Poets of All Time

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    J. Meade Falkner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    AgeDec. at 74 (1858-1932)

    BirthplaceManningford, United Kingdom

    John Meade Falkner (8 May 1858 – 22 July 1932) was an English novelist and poet, best known... more on Wikipedia
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    C. T. C. Wall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    C. T. C. Wall

    Mathematician

    Age83

    BirthplaceBristol, United Kingdom

    Charles Terence Clegg "Terry" Wall (born 14 December 1936) is a British mathematician,... more on Wikipedia
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    Daniel Hannan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Daniel Hannan

    Politician, Journalist

    Age49

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    Daniel John Hannan (born 1 September 1971) is a British writer, journalist and politician. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Malorie Blackman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Marlborough College Alumni

    Malorie Blackman

    Novelist, Screenwriter

    Age58

    BirthplaceClapham, London, United Kingdom

    Malorie Blackman (born 8 February 1962) is a British writer who held the position of... more on Wikipedia
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