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

Alumni range from Raj Kapoor to Rabindranath Tagore.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St. Xavier's Collegiate School?” and “Which celebrities are St. Xavier's Collegiate School alumni?”
Jyoti Basu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous St. Xavier's Collegiate School Alumni
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Jyoti Basu; or Jyotirindra Basu was an Indian politician belonging to the Communist Party of India from West Bengal, India. He served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal state from 1977 to 2000, making him the longest-serving Chief Minister in the country's history. Basu was a member of the CPI Politburo from the time of the party's founding in 1964 until 2008. From 2008 until his death in 2010 he remained a permanent invitee to the central committee of the party. ...more

Age: Died at 96 (1914-2010)

Birthplace: Kolkata, Kolkata district, West Bengal, Eurasia, East India, + more

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Raj Kapoor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous St. Xavier's Collegiate School Alumni
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Ranbir Raj Kapoor, also known as "The Show Man", was a noted Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He was the winner of two National Film Awards and nine Filmfare Awards in India, and a two-time nominee for the Palme d'Or grand prize at the Cannes Film Festival for his films Awaara and Boot Polish. His performance in Awaara was ranked as one of the top ten greatest performances of all time by Time magazine. His films attracted worldwide audiences, particularly in Asia and Europe. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1971 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1987 for his contributions towards Indian cinema. He was called the Clark Gable of the Indian ...more

Age: Died at 64 (1924-1988)

Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan, Eurasia, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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Jagadish Chandra Bose is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous St. Xavier's Collegiate School Alumni
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Jagadish Chandra Bose, CSI, CIE, FRS was a Bengali polymath, physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writer of science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent. IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science. He is also considered the father of Bengali science fiction. He also invented the crescograph. A crater on the moon has been named in his honour. Born in Mymensingh, Bengal Presidency during the British Raj, Bose graduated from St. Xavier's College, Calcutta. He then went to the University of London ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1858-1937)

Birthplace: Bikrampur

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Rabindranath Tagore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous St. Xavier's Collegiate School Alumni
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Rabindranath Tagore, also written Rabīndranātha Thākura, sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of Gitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse", he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. In translation his poetry was viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his "elegant prose and magical poetry" remain largely unknown outside Bengal. Tagore introduced new prose and verse forms and the use of colloquial language into Bengali literature, thereby freeing it from traditional models based on ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1861-1941)

Birthplace: Kolkata, India

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