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

Examples include Tom Mboya and Dennis Skinner.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Ruskin College, Oxford?” and “Which celebrities are Ruskin College, Oxford alumni?”
Tom Mboya is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Ruskin College, Oxford Alumni
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Thomas Joseph Odhiambo "Tom" Mboya was a Kenyan nationalist leader who spearheaded the negotiations for Kenya's independence from Britain. He was founder of the Nairobi People's Congress Party, a key figure in the formation of the Kenya African National Union, and the Minister of Economic Planning and Development at the time of his death. Mboya was assassinated on 5 July 1969 in Nairobi. ...more

Age: Died at 39 (1930-1969)

Birthplace: Thika, Kenya

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Siaka Probyn Stevens was the third prime minister of Sierra Leone from 1967 to 1971 and the first president of Sierra Leone from 1971 to 1985. Although criticised for his dictatorial rule, Stevens is known for reducing the ethnic polarisation in the government of Sierra Leone by incorporating members of various ethnic groups into the government. Stevens and his All People's Congress party won the closely contested 1967 Sierra Leone general elections over the incumbent Prime Minister Sir Albert Margai of the Sierra Leone People's Party. In April 1971, Stevens made Sierra Leone a republic and he became the first President of Sierra Leone a day after the constitution had been ratified by the ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1905-1988)

Birthplace: Moyamba, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone

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John Prescott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ruskin College, Oxford Alumni
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John Leslie Prescott, Baron Prescott, is a British politician who was the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007. Born in Prestatyn, Wales, he represented Hull East as the Labour Member of Parliament from 1970 to 2010. In the 1994 leadership election, he stood for both Leader and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, winning election to the latter office. He was appointed Deputy Prime Minister after Labour's victory in the 1997 election, with an expanded brief as Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions. A former ship's steward and trade union activist, by the 1980s he was presented as the political link to the working class in a Labour Party ...more

Age: 79

Birthplace: Prestatyn, United Kingdom

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Dennis Skinner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ruskin College, Oxford Alumni
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Dennis Edward Skinner is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Bolsover since 1970, the Chairman of the Labour Party from 1988 to 1989, and has sat on the National Executive Committee numerous times since 1978. Born in Clay Cross, Derbyshire, Skinner is the third of nine children of coal miner Edward Skinner, who was sacked after the 1926 general strike. Skinner himself worked as a miner for over 20 years, during which he became an NUM leader and Clay Cross Labour Party councillor. He is known for his left-wing views, acid tongue and for never missing a Commons session. He is a member of the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs. ...more

Age: 86

Birthplace: Clay Cross, United Kingdom

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