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List Rules People on this list must have gone to The Glasgow Academy and be of some renown.

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

Examples of graduates on this list include J. M. Barrie and William Ramsay.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to The Glasgow Academy?” and “Which celebrities are The Glasgow Academy alumni?”
J. M. Barrie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous The Glasgow Academy Alumni
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Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. The child of a family of small-town weavers, he was educated in Scotland. He moved to London, where he developed a career as a novelist and playwright. There he met the ...more

Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer, Playwright

Age: Died at 77 (1860-1937)

Birthplace: Kirriemuir, United Kingdom

Credits: Peter Pan, Hook, Tinker Bell, Peter Pan, Return to Never Land, + more

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#58 on The Best Fantasy Authors

#88 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#43 on The Best Children's Book Authors

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Niall Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous The Glasgow Academy Alumni
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Niall Campbell Douglas Ferguson is a British historian from Scotland. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. He is also a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, University of Oxford, a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and visiting ...more

Profession: Historian, Professor, Author, Writer

Age: 52

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Credits: The War of the World

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Darius Campbell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous The Glasgow Academy Alumni
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Darius Campbell, also known professionally either as Darius Danesh or Darius, is a Scottish platinum-selling singer-songwriter, a West End stage actor, an operatic baritone, an author, and an Ambassador for The Prince's Trust. He performed the role of Billy Flynn in the West End production of ...more

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Singer

Age: 36

Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

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William Ramsay is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous The Glasgow Academy Alumni
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Sir William Ramsay KCB FRS FRSE was a Scottish chemist who discovered the noble gases and received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1904 "in recognition of his services in the discovery of the inert gaseous elements in air". After the two men identified argon, Ramsay investigated other atmospheric ...more

Profession: Chemist

Age: Died at 64 (1852-1916)

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Scotland, Glasgow, + more

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