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

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

This list below has a variety of graduates, like Samuel Johnson and George Whitefield, in it.

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

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Patience Agbabi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Patience Agbabi Writer Patience Agbabi is a British poet and performer with a particular emphasis on the spoken word. Although her poetry is hard-hitting in addressing contemporary themes, her work often makes use of ...more

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Arnold Toynbee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Arnold Toynbee Economic historian, Economist Arnold Toynbee was a British economic historian also noted for his social commitment and desire to improve the living conditions of the working classes.

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Kevin Brennan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Kevin Brennan Politician Kevin Denis Brennan is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Cardiff West since 2001, and was a Minister of State at both the Department for Business, ...more

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John J. Tigert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
John J. Tigert Professor, Coach John James Tigert, IV was an American university president, university professor and administrator, college sports coach and the U.S. Commissioner of Education. Tigert was a native of Tennessee ...more

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Samuel Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Samuel Johnson Lexicographer, Poet, Biographer Samuel Johnson, often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and ...more

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William Camden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Pembroke 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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Roz Kaveney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Roz Kaveney Journalist, Writer Roz Kaveney is a British writer, critic, and poet, best known for her critical works about pop culture and for being a core member of the Midnight Rose collective. Kaveney's works include ...more

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Ivor Stanbrook is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Ivor Stanbrook Politician, Barrister Ivor Robert Stanbrook was a British Conservative party politician and barrister. He represented Orpington as its Member of Parliament from 1970 to 1992.

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Tarik O'Regan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Tarik O'Regan Composer Tarik Hamilton O'Regan is a British composer. His compositions number over 100 and are partially represented on 31 recordings which have been recognised with two GRAMMY nominations. He is also ...more

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Thomas Browne is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Thomas Browne Physician, Science writer, Writer Sir Thomas Browne was an English polymath and author of varied works which reveal his wide learning in diverse fields including science and medicine, religion and the esoteric. Browne's writings ...more

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J. William Fulbright is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
J. William Fulbright Politician, Lawyer James William Fulbright was a United States Senator representing Arkansas from January 1945 until his resignation in December 1974. Fulbright was a Southern Democrat and a staunch ...more

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Richard Lugar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Richard Lugar Politician Richard "Dick" Green Lugar, KBE, is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who served as a United States Senator, representing Indiana from 1977 to 2013. Born in ...more

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Michael John Hurd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Michael John Hurd Composer Michael John Hurd was a composer and musicologist principally known for his choral music. He was born in Gloucester on 19 December 1928 and educated at The Crypt School, Gloucester, and Pembroke ...more

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William Blackstone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
William Blackstone Judge, Barrister, Jurist Sir William Blackstone KC SL was an English jurist, judge and Tory politician of the eighteenth century. He is most noted for writing the Commentaries on the Laws of England. Born into a ...more

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James Smithson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
James Smithson Mineralogist, Chemist James Smithson, MA, FRS was an English chemist and mineralogist. He was the founding donor of the Smithsonian Institution. Smithson was the illegitimate child of the 1st Duke of Northumberland, ...more

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Nathaniel Bliss is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Nathaniel Bliss Mathematician, Astronomer The Reverend Nathaniel Bliss was an English astronomer of the 18th century, serving as Britain's fourth Astronomer Royal between 1762 and 1764.

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George Bellas Greenough is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
George Bellas Greenough Geologist George Bellas Greenough FRS FGS was an English geologist.

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Abdullah II of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Abdullah II of Jordan Politician Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein is the King of Jordan after he ascended the throne on 7 February 1999 upon the death of his father King Hussein. He is a member of the Hashemite family which has ruled ...more

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Honeysuckle Weeks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Honeysuckle Weeks Actor Honeysuckle Weeks is a British actress known for her starring role as Samantha Stewart in the ITV wartime drama series Foyle's War beginning in 2002.

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Radosław Sikorski is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Radosław Sikorski Politician, Journalist, Photographer Radosław Tomasz "Radek" Sikorski is a Polish politician and journalist, and the current Marshal of the Sejm. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs in Donald Tusk's cabinet between 2007 ...more

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John Hattendorf is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
John Hattendorf Historian John Brewster Hattendorf is an American naval historian. He is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of more than forty books on British and American maritime history and naval warfare. In ...more

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Thomas Roupell Everest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Thomas Roupell Everest Priest, Homeopath

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Robert Carswell, Baron Carswel... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Robert Carswell, Baron Carswell Barrister Robert Douglas Carswell, Baron Carswell, PC, QC, is a retired Lord of Appeal in Ordinary. The son of Alan and Nance Carswell was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution and Pembroke ...more

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Viktor Orbán is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Viktor Orbán Politician, Lawyer Viktor Mihály Orbán is the Prime Minister of Hungary and the president of the national conservative ruling party Fidesz. He was a vice chairman in the Liberal International from ...more

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Simon Cozens is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Simon Cozens Programmer Simon Cozens is a British Perl programmer, author, blogger and missionary. He is a graduate of Pembroke College, Oxford and All Nations Christian College. He is the author of over 100 modules on ...more

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Hilarion is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Hilarion Film Score Composer, Composer Bishop Hilarion Alfeyev is a musical artist.

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Martin J. Taylor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Martin J. Taylor Mathematician Sir Martin John Taylor, FRS is a British mathematician and academic. He was professor of pure mathematics at the School of Mathematics, University of Manchester and, prior to its formation and ...more

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Mary Creagh is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Mary Creagh Politician Mary Helen Creagh is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Wakefield since 2005 and the Shadow Secretary of State for International Development since ...more

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Charles Hawtrey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Charles Hawtrey Theatre Director, Comedian, Theatrical producer Sir Charles Henry Hawtrey was an English actor, director, producer and manager. He pursued a successful career as an actor-manager, specialising in debonair, often disreputable, parts in popular ...more

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Andy Riley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Andy Riley Screenwriter, Cartoonist, Writer Andy Riley is a British author, cartoonist, comics scriptwriter, and television screenwriter. Riley has written several best-selling cartoon books, The Book of Bunny Suicides, Return of the ...more

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John Snagge is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
John Snagge Journalist John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge OBE was a long-time British newsreader and commentator on BBC Radio.

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Philip Lader is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Philip Lader Philip Lader was the United States Ambassador to the Court of St. James's and since 2001 has been chairman of WPP plc, the global media and communications firm that includes Ogilvy & Mather, ...more

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George Whitefield is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
George Whitefield Evangelist, Preacher George Whitefield, also known as George Whitfield, was an English Anglican cleric who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain and, especially, in the American colonies. Born in Gloucester, ...more

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Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein Princess Zein bint al Hussein is the sister of King Abdullah II of Jordan and is the twin sister of Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein is the sister of King Abdullah II of Jordan and is the twin ...more

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Iain King is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Iain King Philosopher Iain King CBE is a British philosopher, and author of How to Make Good Decisions and Be Right All the Time – Solving the Riddle of Right and Wrong. His heavily contested theory of ethics has ...more

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Davies Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Davies Gilbert Politician, Writer, Engineer Davies Gilbert PRS was a British engineer, author, and politician. He was elected to the Royal Society on 17 November 1791 and served as President of the Royal Society from 1827 to 1830.

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Michael Heseltine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Michael Heseltine Politician Michael Ray Dibdin Heseltine, Baron Heseltine, CH, PC is a British businessman, Conservative politician and patron of the Tory Reform Group. He was a Member of Parliament from 1966 to 2001, and ...more

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Farrukh Dhondy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Farrukh Dhondy Journalist, Television producer, Screenwriter Farrukh Dhondy is an Indian-born British writer, playwright, screenwriter and left-wing activist of Parsi descent, who resides in the United Kingdom.

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John Kerr, Baron Kerr of Kinlo... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
John Kerr, Baron Kerr of Kinlochard Politician John Olav Kerr, Baron Kerr of Kinlochard GCMG, is a former diplomat, now Deputy Chairman of Scottish Power and an independent member of the House of Lords.

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Ivor Richard, Baron Richard is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Ivor Richard, Baron Richard Politician Ivor Seward Richard, Baron Richard, QC, PC, is a British politician belonging to the Labour Party and former member of the Commission of the European Communities.

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Martin Linton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Martin Linton Politician John Martin Linton is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament for Battersea from 1997 to 2010.

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Edmund Bonner is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Edmund Bonner Edmund Bonner, Bishop of London, was an English bishop. Initially an instrumental figure in the schism of Henry VIII from Rome, he was antagonized by the Protestant reforms introduced by ...more

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Michael Riegels is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Michael Riegels Lawyer Michael Riegels, QC was the inaugural chairman of the Financial Services Commission of the British Virgin Islands. He is a qualified barrister and was formerly the senior partner of Harneys from ...more

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Edwin Hatch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Edwin Hatch Edwin Hatch was an English theologian. He is best known as the author of the book Influence of Greek Ideas and Usages Upon the Christian Church, which was based on the lectures he presented ...more

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Frank Podmore is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Frank Podmore Frank Podmore was an English author, founding member of the Fabian Society and psychical researcher.

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Oz Clarke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Oz Clarke Wine Critic, Actor, Writer Robbie "Oz" Clarke is a British wine writer, television presenter and broadcaster.

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John Pym is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
John Pym John Pym was an English parliamentarian, leader of the Long Parliament and a prominent critic of Kings James I and then Charles I. He was one of the Five Members whose attempted arrest by King ...more

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George Rolleston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
George Rolleston Physician George Rolleston MA MD FRCP FRS was an English physician and zoologist. He was the first Linacre Professor of Anatomy and Physiology to be appointed at the University of Oxford, a post he held ...more

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Robert Stephen Hawker is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Robert Stephen Hawker Robert Stephen Hawker was an Anglican priest, poet, antiquarian of Cornwall and reputed eccentric. He is best known as the writer of The Song of the Western Men with its chorus line of And shall ...more

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Jason Burke is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni
Jason Burke Journalist, Author Jason Burke is a British journalist and the author of several non-fiction books. A correspondent covering South Asia for The Observer and The Guardian, he is based in New Delhi. In his years of ...more