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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and be of some renown.

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

This list contains graduates like Winston Churchill and David Niven.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Royal Military Academy Sandhurst?” and “Which celebrities are Royal Military Academy Sandhurst alumni?”

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Winston Churchill is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Statesman, Painter, Politician
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely ...more

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Prince William, Duke of Cambri... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge KG KT ADC, is the elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. He is second in line to succeed his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, ...more

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Muammar al-Gaddafi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Politician, Soldier, Military Officer
Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi, commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary and politician who governed Libya as its primary leader from 1969 to 2011. Taking power in a ...more

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Prince Harry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Soldier
Prince Henry of Wales, known as Prince Harry, is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. His paternal grandparents are Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, ...more

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Jack White is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Captain James Robert "Jack" White DSO was one of the co-founders of the Irish Citizen Army.

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James Blunt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Military Officer
James Hillier Blount, better known by his stage name James Blunt, is an English singer-songwriter. He had signed with EMI before securing a recording contract with Atlantic Records and Custard ...more

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Ian Fleming is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Author
Ian Lancaster Fleming was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer, best known for his James Bond series of spy novels. Fleming came from a wealthy family connected to the ...more

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Hassanal Bolkiah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Politician
Hassanal Bolkiah, GCB GCMG is the 29th and current Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei. He is also the first and incumbent Prime Minister of Brunei. The eldest son of Sir Muda Omar Ali ...more

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Ernest William Lyons Holt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Ernest William Lyons Holt was an eminent English marine naturalist and biologist specialized in ichthyology, the study of fish. His work helped lay a scientific foundation for the fishery ...more

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Richard Maybery is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Captain Richard Aveline Maybery MC and Bar was a Welsh flying ace of the First World War. Maybery was born in Brecon, Wales, in January 1895, the only son of Aveline Maybery, a solicitor, and ...more

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Francis Cubbon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Captain Francis Richard Cubbon MC* was an aerial observer and flying ace in the First World War. In conjunction with his pilots, he was credited with 21 aerial victories.

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John Everard Gurdon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
John Everard Gurdon, DFC, was a British flying ace in the First World War credited with twenty-eight victories.

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David Niven is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Television producer, Novelist, Actor
James David Graham Niven was an English actor and novelist who was popular in Europe and in the United States. He may be best known for his roles as Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days ...more

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Richard Todd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Actor
Richard Todd OBE was an Irish-born British stage and film actor and soldier.

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Ian Khama is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Politician
Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama is a Botswana politician who has been the President of Botswana since 2008. After serving as Commander of the Botswana Defence Force, he entered ...more

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Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Politician
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is a member of the ruling Al Thani Qatari royal family. He was the ruling Emir of State of Qatar from 1995 to 2013. Hamad seized power in a bloodless palace ...more

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Yakubu Gowon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Politician
General Yakubu "Jack" Dan-Yumma Gowon was the head of state of Nigeria from 1966 to 1975. He took power after one military coup d'état and was overthrown in another. During his ...more

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Richard Sharples is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Politician
Sir Richard Christopher Sharples KCMG OBE MC was a British politician and Governor of Bermuda who was shot dead by assassins linked to a small militant Bermudian Black Power group called the ...more

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Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Writer
Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany was an Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work, mostly in fantasy, published under the name Lord Dunsany. More than eighty books ...more

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George Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jell... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Banker
George Patrick John Rushworth Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe, KBE, DSO, MC, PC, FRS was a British politician and statesman, diplomat and businessman. Lord Jellicoe was the only son but sixth and ...more

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David Croft is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
Major David John Croft OBE, born David John Andrew Sharland, was an English writer, producer and director. David Croft is particularly noted for producing and co-writing a string of popular BBC ...more

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Murray Walker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Commentator, Journalist, Presenter
Graeme Murray Walker, OBE, known as Murray Walker, is a semi-retired Formula One motorsport commentator and journalist. For most of his career he worked for the BBC, but when it lost the ...more

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George Tupou V is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
George Tupou V was the King of Tonga following the death of his father, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV in 2006, until his own death six years later.

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Frederick Wollaston Hutton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Geologist
Captain Frederick Wollaston Hutton, FRS, was an English scientist who applied the theory of natural selection to explain the origins and nature of the natural history of New Zealand.

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Josh Lewsey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Alumni
Military Officer
Owen Joshua "Josh" Lewsey MBE is a world cup winning rugby union player, British and Irish Lion and British Army Officer. Specialising in Organisational Performance, he has also spent ...more