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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, like Christopher Hitchens and Michael Rennie.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to The Leys School?” and “Which celebrities are The Leys School alumni?”
Christopher Hitchens is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous The Leys School Alumni
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Christopher Eric Hitchens was an Anglo-American author, literary critic and journalist. He contributed to New Statesman, The Nation, The Atlantic, London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, Slate and Vanity Fair. Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor and co-editor of over thirty books, including five collections of essays, on a range of subjects, including politics, literature and religion. A staple of talk shows and lecture circuits, his confrontational style of debate made him both a lauded and controversial figure. Known for his contrarian stance on a number of issues, Hitchens excoriated such public figures as Mother Teresa; Bill Clinton; Henry Kissinger; Noam Chomsky; ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 62 (1949-2011)

Birthplace: South East England, Eurasia, South West England, Dorset, United Kingdom, + more

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#12 on History's Greatest Essayists

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Michael Rennie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous The Leys School Alumni
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Michael Rennie was an English film, television, and stage actor, perhaps best known for his 1951 starring role as the space visitor Klaatu in the 20th Century Fox classic science fiction film The Day the Earth Stood Still. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Rennie appeared in 50-plus films and in several American television series. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 62 (1909-1971)

Birthplace: United Kingdom

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Sir Ponnambala Thiaga Rajan was the Chief Minister of Madras Presidency from April 4, 1936 to August 24, 1936. He was also the last President of the Justice Party. P. T. Rajan was born in 1892 in Uthamapalayam and educated at The Leys School, Cambridge and Jesus College, Oxford. He graduated in history and law and practised as an advocate for some time before joining the Justice Party. Rajan was elected to the Madras Legislative Council as a Justice Party candidate in 1920 and served as a legislator till his defeat in 1937. He held various offices such as the Minister of Public Works and then, the Chief Minister of Madras Presidency. From 1939 to 1944, Rajan supported Periyar but broke off ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 82 (1892-1974)

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Madurai district, Tamil Nadu

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Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous The Leys School Alumni
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Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah

Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa is the 1st King of Bahrain, having previously been its 2nd Emir. He is the son of Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the previous and 1st Emir. The country has been ruled by the Al Khalifa dynasty since 1783. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Southern Governorate, South Governorate, Lebanon, Riffa, Bahrain, + more