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

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

List is made up of graduates like Vikram Seth and Dan Stevens.

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

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Vikram Seth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author Vikram Seth is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. He has received several awards including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, ...more

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Richard Hughes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Musician, Drummer Richard David Hughes is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the British piano rock band Keane.

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Norman Heatley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Biochemist, Biologist Norman George Heatley was a member of the team of Oxford University scientists who developed penicillin. Norman Heatley developed the back extraction technique for efficiently purifying ...more

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Tim Rice-Oxley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Record producer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur Timothy James "Tim" Rice-Oxley, is a musician, producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist best known for being keyboardist, singer and songwriter in the British band Keane. In 2010 he ...more

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Dan Stevens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Actor Daniel Jonathan "Dan" Stevens is an English actor. He is best known internationally for his role as Matthew Crawley in the British period drama television series Downton Abbey.

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Colin Cowdrey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Cricketer Michael Colin Cowdrey, Baron Cowdrey of Tonbridge, Kt, CBE, better known as Colin Cowdrey, played for Oxford University Cricket Club, Kent County Cricket Club and the England cricket team. He ...more

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Frederick Forsyth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Journalist, Television producer, Author Frederick Forsyth, CBE is an English author and occasional political commentator. He is best known for thrillers such as The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Fourth Protocol, The Dogs of ...more

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Roland Bond is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Mechanical engineer, Engineer Roland Curling Bond was a British locomotive engineer.

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Sherard Cowper-Coles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Sherard Cowper-Coles Diplomat Sir Sherard Louis Cowper-Coles KCMG LVO is a British former diplomat. He was the Foreign Secretary's Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2009-2010. After leaving the Foreign ...more

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Tom Warren is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Tom Warren Tom Warren is a rugby union player for Gran Parma Rugby in the Italian National Championship of Excellence. He previously played for London Irish in the Guinness Premiership. Warren's position ...more

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Tom May is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Tom May is a rugby union player for London Welsh in the Aviva Premiership, and captains the first XV. May is seen as a utility back, being able to fill a number of positions behind the scrum.

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Chris Cowdrey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Chris Cowdrey Cricketer Christopher Stuart "Chris" Cowdrey is an English former cricketer. Cowdrey played for Kent, Glamorgan and England as an all-rounder. He is the eldest son of the cricketer and life ...more

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Randolph Aston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Randolph Littleton Aston was an English rugby union centre who played club rugby for Blackheath and Cambridge University and was a member of the first official British Isles tour in 1891.

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Johnny Hammond is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Johnny Hammond John "Johnny" Hammond was an English rugby union forward who, although not capped for England, was part of three British Lions tours, all to South Africa. He gained three caps during ...more

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William Cave is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
William Cave William Thomas Charles Cave was an English international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Cambridge and Blackheath. Cave played international rugby for both the British Isles and ...more

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David Marques is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
David Marques Reginald William David Marques was an English rugby union international lock forward. At club level he represented Cambridge University, the Army and most notably Harlequin F.C.. He played ...more

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Francis Luscombe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Francis Luscombe Francis Luscombe was a rugby union international who represented England from 1872 to 1876. He also captained his country.

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Mortimer Durand is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Mortimer Durand Sir Henry Mortimer Durand, GCMG KCSI KCIE ICS was a British diplomat and civil servant of colonial British India.

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Charles Pillman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Tonbridge School Alumni
Charles Pillman Charles Henry "Cherry" Pillman MC was an English rugby union international who played on 18 occasions for his country and was part of the first official British Isles team that toured ...more