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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Julius Vogel and Edmund Hambly.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Royal School of Mines?” and “Which celebrities are Royal School of Mines alumni?”
George Ferdinand Becker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Royal School Of Mines Alumni
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George Ferdinand Becker was an American geologist. His most important work was in connection with the origin and mode of occurrence of ore deposits, especially those of the western United States. ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1847-1919)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Richard Dixon Oldham is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Royal School Of Mines Alumni
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Richard Dixon Oldham FRS was a British geologist who made the first clear identification of the separate arrivals of P-waves, S-waves and surface waves on seismograms and the first clear evidence that the Earth has a central core. ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1858-1936)

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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E. W. Hobson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Royal School Of Mines Alumni
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Ernest William Hobson FRS was an English mathematician, now remembered mostly for his books, some of which broke new ground in their coverage in English of topics from mathematical analysis. He was Sadleirian Professor at the University of Cambridge from 1910 to 1931. He was born in Derby, and was educated at Derby School, the Royal School of Mines, and Christ's College, Cambridge, graduating Senior wrangler in 1878. He was the brother of the economist John A. Hobson. He became a Fellow of Christ's almost immediately after graduation. He made his way into research mathematics only gradually, becoming an expert in the theory of spherical harmonics. His 1907 work on real analysis was something ...more

Age: Died at 77 (1856-1933)

Birthplace: Derby, United Kingdom

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Julius Vogel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Royal School Of Mines Alumni
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Sir Julius Vogel, KCMG was the eighth Premier of New Zealand. His administration is best remembered for the issuing of bonds to fund railway construction and other public works. He remains the only practising Jewish prime minister of New Zealand. Historian Warwick R. Armstrong assesses Vogel's strengths and weaknesses: Vogel's politics were like his nature, imaginative – and occasionally brilliant – but reckless and speculative. He was an excellent policymaker but he needed a strong leader to restrain him....Yet Vogel had vision. He saw New Zealand as a potential 'Britain of the South Seas', strong both in agriculture and in industry, and inhabited by a large and flourishing population. ...more

Age: Died at 64 (1835-1899)

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England, + more

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