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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?”
Richard Branson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
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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 first business venture was a magazine called Student. In 1970, he set up a mail-order record business. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores. Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s, as he set up Virgin Atlantic and expanded the Virgin Records music label. According to the Forbes 2014 list of billionaires, Branson is the seventh richest citizen of the United Kingdom, with an estimated net worth of US$4.9 billion. ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Blackheath, London, London, United Kingdom

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Henry Cavill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
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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 minor and supporting roles in television shows such as BBC's The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Midsomer Murders and The Tudors before transitioning to more mainstream Hollywood films such as Tristan & Isolde, Stardust and Immortals. In 2008, Cavill became the face and official spokesperson of the Dunhill fragrance collection for men campaign. He was also cast in the main ensemble of the 2007 Showtime series The Tudors, starring as Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk until the series' end in 2010. Cavill ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Jersey, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories

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David Niven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
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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 Life and Death, as Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days and as Sir Charles Lytton, a.k.a. "the Phantom", in The Pink Panther. He was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Separate Tables. Born in London, Niven attended Heatherdown Preparatory School and Stowe before gaining a place at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. After Sandhurst he was gazetted a lieutenant in the Highland Light Infantry. Having developed an interest in acting, he left the Highland Light ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1910-1983)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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#35 on The Greatest British Actors of All Time

#35 on The Best English Actors of All Time

#79 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

#14 on The Best Oscar Hosts Ever

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Christopher Robin Milne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Stowe School Alumni
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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. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1920-1996)

Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom

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