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

Items include everything from William Lawrence Bragg to Don Dunstan.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St Peter's College, Adelaide?” and “Which celebrities are St Peter's College, Adelaide alumni?”
William Lawrence Bragg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous St Peter's College, Adelaide Alumni
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Sir William Lawrence Bragg CH OBE MC FRS was an Australian-born British physicist and X-ray crystallographer, discoverer of the Bragg law of X-ray diffraction, which is basic for the determination of crystal structure. He was joint winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1915: "For their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-ray" an important step in the development of X-ray crystallography. Bragg was knighted in 1941. As of 2014, Lawrence Bragg is the youngest ever Nobel Laureate in physics, having received the award at the age of 25 years. Bragg was the director of the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, when the discovery of the structure of DNA was reported by James D. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 81 (1890-1971)

Birthplace: North Adelaide, Australia

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Don Dunstan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous St Peter's College, Adelaide Alumni
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Donald Allan "Don" Dunstan AC, QC was a South Australian politician. He entered politics as the Member for Norwood in 1953, became state Labor leader in 1967, and was Premier of South Australia between June 1967 and April 1968, and again between June 1970 and February 1979. The son of business executive, Dunstan grew up as part of the Adelaide establishment. He excelled academically before encountering his progressive political awakening while training in law and arts at the University of Adelaide. His upper-class background and scholarly bearing made him unusual for the Labor Party at the time, but he rose quickly and entered parliament at the age of 26. Dunstan quickly came to attention as ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 73 (1926-1999)

Birthplace: Suva, Fiji

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Howard Florey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous St Peter's College, Adelaide Alumni
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Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey of Adelaide OM FRS FRCP was an Australian pharmacologist and pathologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Sir Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Alexander Fleming for his role in the making of penicillin. Although Fleming received most of the credit for the discovery of penicillin, it was Florey who carried out the first ever clinical trials in 1941 of penicillin at the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford on the first patient, a Postmaster from Wolvercote near Oxford. The patient started to recover but subsequently died because Florey had not made enough penicillin. It was Florey and his team who actually made a useful and effective drug ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 70 (1898-1968)

Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

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Andy Thomas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous St Peter's College, Adelaide Alumni
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Andrew "Andy" Sydney Withiel Thomas, AO is an Australian-born American aerospace engineer and a NASA astronaut. He became a U.S. citizen in December 1986, hoping to gain entry to NASA's astronaut program. He is married to fellow NASA astronaut Shannon Walker. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

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