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Famous Pembroke College, Oxford Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1
    Patience Agbabi


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Patience Agbabi FRSL (born 1965) is a British poet and performer who gives particular emphasis... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Arnold Toynbee

    Arnold Toynbee

    Economic historian, Economist

    AgeDec. at 31 (1852-1883)

    BirthplaceSavile Row, London, England

    Arnold Toynbee (; 23 August 1852 – 9 March 1883) was a British economic historian also noted... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Kevin Brennan

    Kevin Brennan



    BirthplaceCwmbran, United Kingdom

    Kevin Denis Brennan (born 16 October 1959) is a British Labour Party politician who was first... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    John J. Tigert

    John J. Tigert

    Professor, Coach

    AgeDec. at 83 (1882-1965)

    BirthplaceNashville, Tennessee

    John James Tigert IV (February 11, 1882 – January 21, 1965) was an American university... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Samuel Johnson

    Samuel Johnson

    Lexicographer, Poet

    AgeDec. at 75 (1709-1784)

    BirthplaceLichfield, United Kingdom

    Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 [OS 7 September] – 13 December 1784), often referred to as... more on Wikipedia


    The Best Samuel Johnson Quotes#148 of 1,172 The Best Writers of All Time

  • 6
    William Camden
    William Camden (2 May 1551 – 9 November 1623) was an English antiquarian, historian,... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Roz Kaveney

    Roz Kaveney

    Journalist, Writer


    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Roz Kaveney (born 9 July 1949) is a British writer, critic, and poet, best known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • 8

    Ivor Stanbrook

    Politician, Barrister

    AgeDec. at 80 (1924-2004)

    BirthplaceWillesden, Eurasia, London Borough of Brent, United Kingdom, London

    Ivor Robert Stanbrook (13 January 1924 – 18 February 2004) was a British Conservative party... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Tarik O'Regan


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Tarik Hamilton O'Regan (; born 1 January 1978) is a British and American composer. His... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Thomas Browne

    Thomas Browne

    Physician, Science writer

    AgeDec. at 77 (1605-1682)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Sir Thomas Browne (; 19 October 1605 – 19 October 1682) was an English polymath and author of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    J. William Fulbright

    J. William Fulbright

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 90 (1905-1995)

    BirthplaceSumner, Missouri, United States of America

    James William Fulbright (April 9, 1905 – February 9, 1995) was a United States Senator... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Richard Lugar

    Richard Lugar



    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

    Richard Green Lugar (April 4, 1932 – April 28, 2019) was an American politician who served as... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Michael John Hurd

    AgeDec. at 78 (1928-2006)

    BirthplaceGloucester, United Kingdom

    Michael John Hurd (19 December 1928 – 8 August 2006) was a composer and musicologist... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    William Blackstone

    William Blackstone

    Judge, Barrister

    AgeDec. at 57 (1723-1780)

    BirthplaceCity of London, London, United Kingdom

    Sir William Blackstone (10 July 1723 – 14 February 1780) was an English jurist, judge and... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    James Smithson

    James Smithson

    Mineralogist, Chemist

    AgeDec. at 65 (1764-1829)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    James Smithson, MA, FRS (c. 1765 – 27 June 1829) was an English chemist and mineralogist. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Nathaniel Bliss

    Nathaniel Bliss

    Mathematician, Astronomer

    AgeDec. at 64 (1700-1764)

    BirthplaceBisley, United Kingdom

    The Reverend Nathaniel Bliss (28 November 1700 – 2 September 1764) was an English astronomer... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    George Bellas Greenough

    AgeDec. at 77 (1778-1855)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    George Bellas Greenough FRS FGS (18 January 1778 – 2 April 1855) was a pioneering English... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Abdullah II of Jordan


    BirthplaceAmman, Jordan

    Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein (Arabic: عبدالله الثاني بن الحسين‎, ʿAbdullāh ath-thānī bin... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Honeysuckle Weeks


    BirthplaceCardiff, United Kingdom

    Honeysuckle Hero Susan Weeks (born 1 August 1979) is a British actress known for her starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Radosław Sikorski

    Radosław Sikorski

    Politician, Journalist


    BirthplaceBydgoszcz, Poland

    Radosław Tomasz "Radek" Sikorski ([raˈdɔswaf ɕiˈkɔrskʲi] (listen); born 23 February 1963) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 21


    BirthplaceWestern Springs, Illinois

    John Brewster Hattendorf, D.Phil., D.Litt., L.H.D., FRHistS, FSNR, (born December 22, 1941) is... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    Thomas Roupell Everest

    Priest, Homeopath

    AgeDec. at 54 (1801-1855)

  • 23


    Robert Douglas Carswell, Baron Carswell, PC (born 28 June 1934), is a retired Lord of Appeal... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Viktor Orbán

    Viktor Orbán

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceSzékesfehérvár, Hungary

    Viktor Mihály Orbán (Hungarian: [ˈviktor ˈorbaːn] (listen); born 31 May 1963) is a Hungarian... more on Wikipedia
  • 25

    Simon Cozens



    Simon Cozens is a British Perl programmer, author, blogger and missionary. He is a graduate of... more on Wikipedia