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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Repton School and be of some renown.

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Roald Dahl and Jeremy Clarkson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Repton School?” and “Which celebrities are Repton School alumni?”

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Jeremy Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Jeremy Clarkson Talk show host, Columnist, Journalist Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring. He is best known for co-presenting the BBC TV show Top Gear with Richard Hammond and ...more

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Basil Rathbone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Basil Rathbone Soldier, Actor, Voice acting Philip St. John Basil Rathbone, MC was a South African-born English actor. He rose to prominence in the UK as a Shakespearean stage actor and went on to appear in over 70 films, primarily ...more

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Roald Dahl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Roald Dahl Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot. Born in Wales to Norwegian parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during World War II, in which ...more

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Michael Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Michael Ramsey Arthur Michael Ramsey, Baron Ramsey of Canterbury PC was an English Anglican bishop and the 100th Archbishop of Canterbury. He was appointed on 31 May 1961 and held the office until 1974.

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Charles Gairdner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Charles Gairdner Soldier Lieutenant General Sir Charles Henry Gairdner GBE, KCMG, KCVO, CB was a British soldier and military officer who later occupied two viceregal positions in Australia. Born in Batavia in the Dutch ...more

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D'Ewes Coke is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
D'Ewes Coke Clergy, Barrister The Reverend D'Ewes Coke was rector of Pinxton and South Normanton in Derbyshire, a colliery owner and philanthropist. He married Hannah, heiress of George Heywood of Brimington.

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Francis Noel Clarke Mundy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Francis Noel Clarke Mundy Francis Noel Clarke Mundy 1739 – 1815 was an English poet. His most noted work was written to defend Needwood Forest which was enclosed at the beginning of the 19th century. He was the father of ...more

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Harold Abrahams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Harold Abrahams Athlete Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, was a British track and field athlete. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire.

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John Grindrod is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
John Grindrod Sir John Basil Rowland Grindrod KBE was an Anglican bishop and the Primate of Australia from 1982 to 1989. Grindrod was born in Aughton, Lancashire, England. He was educated at Repton School; ...more

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Andrew Li is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Andrew Li Judge Andrew Li Kwok-nang, CBE, GBM, JP, QC is a retired Hong Kong judge, and a former Chief Justice of Hong Kong, who was the first to preside over the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal, established on ...more

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Robert Sangster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Robert Sangster Businessperson Robert Edmund Sangster was a British businessman, thoroughbred racehorse owner and breeder. Sangster's horses won 27 European Classics and more than 100 Group One races, including two Epsom ...more

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Sir Peter Agnew, 1st Baronet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Sir Peter Agnew, 1st Baronet Politician Commander Sir Peter Garnett Agnew, 1st Baronet was an officer in the Royal Navy and a Conservative Party politician.

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William Cope, 1st Baron Cope is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
William Cope, 1st Baron Cope William Cope, 1st Baron Cope, known as Sir William Cope, Bt, between 1928 and 1945, was a Welsh Conservative Party politician, who was also notable as an international rugby union player for ...more

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Geoffrey S. Dawes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Geoffrey S. Dawes Geoffrey Sharman Dawes was an English physiologist and was considered to be the foremost international authority on fetal and neonatal physiology.

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Kate Allan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Kate Allan Writer Kate Allan is British historical romance novelist. Allan was educated at the all-girls' Bedford High School and Repton School where she was a contemporary of actors Tom Chambers and Nicholas ...more

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Blair Swannell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
Blair Swannell Major Blair Inskip Swannell was an English-born international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Northampton, and internationally for the British Isles and later Australia. He was ...more

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John Rolleston is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Repton School Alumni
John Rolleston Sir John Fowke Lancelot Rolleston JP DL, was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was educated at Repton School and King's College London. He was a keen Conservative and the ...more