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List Rules People on this list must have gone to St Thomas' Hospital and be of some renown.

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

W. Somerset Maugham and Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern are only the beginning of the graduates on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St Thomas' Hospital?” and “Which celebrities are St Thomas' Hospital alumni?”
W. Somerset Maugham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous St Thomas' Hospital Alumni
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William Somerset Maugham CH was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the 1930s. After losing both his parents by the age of 10, Maugham was raised by a paternal uncle who was emotionally cold. Not wanting to become a lawyer like other men in his family, Maugham eventually trained and qualified as a medical doctor. The first run of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth, sold out so rapidly that Maugham gave up medicine to write full-time. During the First World War, he served with the Red Cross and in the ambulance corps, before being recruited in 1916 into the British Secret ...more

Age: Died at 91 (1874-1965)

Birthplace: Paris, France

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John Fothergill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous St Thomas' Hospital Alumni
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John Fothergill FRS was an English physician, plant collector, philanthropist and Quaker. ...more

Age: Died at 68 (1712-1780)

Birthplace: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Frederick Twort is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous St Thomas' Hospital Alumni
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Frederick Twort

Frederick William Twort FRS was an English bacteriologist and was the original discoverer in 1915 of bacteriophages. He studied medicine at St Thomas's Hospital, London, was superintendent of the Brown Institute for Animals, and was a professor of bacteriology at the University of London. He researched into Johne's disease, a chronic intestinal infection of cattle, and also discovered that vitamin K is needed by growing leprosy bacteria. ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1877-1950)

Birthplace: Camberley, United Kingdom

Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous St Thomas' Hospital Alumni
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Sir Godfrey Martin Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern, CH, KCMG, PC was a British-born Rhodesian politician and physician. He served as the fourth Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia from 1933 to 1953 and remained in office as the first Prime Minister of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland until 1956, becoming the longest serving prime minister in British Commonwealth history. ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1883-1971)

Birthplace: Bexley, London, United Kingdom

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