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

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

These graduates, like Henry Cavill and David Niven include images when available.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Stowe School?” and “Which celebrities are Stowe School alumni?”

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Richard Branson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Investor Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English businessman and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies. At the age of sixteen his ...more

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Henry Cavill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Actor Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill is a British actor. Cavill began his acting career starring as Albert Mondego in the 2002 film adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. He would later star in ...more

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David Niven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Television producer, Novelist, Actor James David Graham Niven was an English actor and novelist who was popular in Europe and in the United States. He may be best known for his roles as Squadron Leader Peter Carter in A Matter of ...more

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Christopher Robin Milne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Writer Christopher Robin Milne was the son of author A. A. Milne. As a child, he was the basis of the character Christopher Robin in his father's Winnie-the-Pooh stories and in two books of poems.

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Peter Coke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Sculptor, Actor, Artist Peter John Coke was an English actor, playwright and artist.

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Robert Kee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Journalist, Author, Writer Robert Kee, CBE was a British broadcaster, journalist and writer, known for his historical works on World War II and Ireland.

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Chelsy Davy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Chelsy Yvonne Davy is a Zimbabwean national who was the on-off girlfriend of Prince Harry from early 2004 to 2011.

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John F. Burns is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Journalist John Fisher Locksley Burns is a British journalist, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes. He was the London bureau chief for The New York Times, where he covered international issues until March 2015. ...more

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Edward Hardwicke is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Military Officer, Actor Edward Cedric Hardwicke, sometimes credited as Edward Hardwick, was an English actor, known for his portrayal of Dr. Watson in the Granada TV series Sherlock Holmes.

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David Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
David Shepherd Artist Richard David Shepherd CBE FRSA FGRA is a British artist and one of the world's most outspoken conservationists. He is most famous for his paintings of wildlife, although he also often paints ...more

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Leonard Cheshire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Pilot, Soldier Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire VC, OM, DSO & Two Bars, DFC was a highly decorated British RAF pilot during the Second World War and later philanthropist. Among the ...more

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Peregrine Worsthorne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Journalist Sir Peregrine Gerard Worsthorne is a British journalist, writer and broadcaster. He was educated at Stowe School, Peterhouse, Cambridge, and Magdalen College, Oxford. Worsthorne spent the ...more

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Thor Halland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni

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Bernard Gadney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Teacher Bernard Cecil Gadney was an English rugby union footballer who played as a scrum-half for Leicester Tigers, England and the British Lions. Gadney won 14 England caps between 1932 and 1938 and ...more

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Justin Wintle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Justin Wintle Journalist Justin Wintle is an English author, editor and journalist who has contributed to a wide variety of media-outlets. Born in London, the son of film and television producer Julian Wintle, he was ...more

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Michael Ventris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Architect Michael George Francis Ventris, OBE was an English linguist and architect who, along with John Chadwick and Alice Kober, deciphered Linear B, a previously unknown ancient script discovered at ...more

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Noel Annan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Noel Annan Noel Gilroy Annan, Baron Annan, OBE was a British military intelligence officer, author, and academic. During his military career, he rose to the rank of colonel and was appointed OBE. He was ...more

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Alexander Bernstein, Baron Ber... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician Alexander Bernstein, Baron Bernstein of Craigweil was a British television executive and a Labour member of the House of Lords. Educated at Stowe School and St John's College, Cambridge, ...more

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John Boyd-Carpenter, Baron Boy... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
John Boyd-Carpenter, Baron Boyd-Carpenter Politician John Archibald Boyd-Carpenter, Baron Boyd-Carpenter, PC was a British Conservative politician.

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Marc Koska is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Marc Koska Marc Andrew Koska OBE is best known for inventing the non-reusable K1 auto-disable syringe, thus preventing the medical transmission of blood-borne diseases.

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John Taylor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
John Taylor Architect John Taylor was the co-founder of Chapman Taylor.

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Florence Brudenell-Bruce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Model, Actor Florence Brudenell-Bruce is a film actress.

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Robin Devereux, 19th Viscount ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
Robin Devereux, 19th Viscount Hereford Charles Robin De Bohun Devereux, 19th Viscount Hereford, and 16th Bt, is an English peer and Premier Viscount of England.