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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Alexander Graham Bell and Robert Adam.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Royal High School?” and “Which celebrities are Royal High School alumni?”
Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Royal High School Alumni
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Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech, and both his mother and wife were deaf, ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1847-1922)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Ian Charleson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Royal High School Alumni
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Ian Charleson was a Scottish stage and film actor. He is best known internationally for his starring role as Olympic athlete and missionary Eric Liddell, in the Oscar-winning 1981 film Chariots of Fire. He is also well known for his portrayal of Rev. Charlie Andrews in the 1982 Oscar-winning film ...more

Age: Died at 41 (1949-1990)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

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Robert Fergusson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Royal High School Alumni
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Robert Fergusson was a Scottish poet. After formal education at the University of St Andrews, Fergusson followed an essentially bohemian life course in Edinburgh, the city of his birth, then at the height of intellectual and cultural ferment as part of the Scottish enlightenment. Many of his extant ...more

Age: Died at 24 (1750-1774)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Robert Adam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Royal High School Alumni
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Robert Adam FRSE FRS FSA FSA FRSA was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer. He was the son of William Adam, the country's foremost architect of the time, and trained under him. With his older brother John, Robert took on the family business, which included ...more

Age: Died at 64 (1728-1792)

Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom

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