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

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

This is a list that features graduates like James Black and Gary Lightbody.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Dundee?” and “Which celebrities are University of Dundee alumni?”

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James Black is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Physician Sir James Whyte Black OM FRS FRSE FRCP was a Scottish pharmacologist. Black established the physiology department at the University of Glasgow, where he became interested in the effects of ...more

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Narendra Patel, Baron Patel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Narendra Babubhai Patel, Baron Patel, KT, FMedSci, FRSE is a British-Tanzanian obstetrician and cross bench peer, and Chancellor of the University of Dundee.

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Gary Lightbody is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician Gary Lightbody is a Northern Irish, double Grammy nominee and Ivor Novello Award winning multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the ...more

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Alan Johnston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Journalist Alan Graham Johnston is a British journalist working for the BBC. He has been the BBC's correspondent in Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, the Gaza Strip and Italy. He is based in London. Johnston was ...more

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Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Politician Brian David Henderson Wilson is a politician in the United Kingdom. He was Labour Party Member of Parliament from 1987 until 2005 and served as a Minister of State from 1997 to 2003. After ...more

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Craig Murray is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Social activist Craig John Murray is a former British ambassador to Uzbekistan, and was Rector of the University of Dundee. While at the embassy in Tashkent, he accused the Karimov administration of human ...more

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Robert Watson-Watt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Robert Watson-Watt Electrical engineer, Engineer Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt, KCB, FRS, FRAeS was a pioneer and significant contributor to the development of radar. Radar was initially nameless and researched elsewhere but it was greatly ...more

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John Suchet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Journalist, Presenter John Suchet is an English news reader, television presenter and musical host on a classical radio station. Suchet has two brothers, one of whom is David Suchet, a British actor. His father was ...more

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Frank Doran is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Politician Frank Doran is a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom, who was the Member of Parliament for Aberdeen South from 1987 to 1992, when he lost his seat. He was re-elected in 1997 to ...more

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Kate Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Author Kate Atkinson, MBE is an English writer.

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Kenny Deuchar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Kenny Deuchar Physician Dr Kenneth Robert John "Kenny" Deuchar is a Scottish professional footballer who currently plays for Arbroath. He is also a practicing medical doctor. His professional footballing ...more

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Lynda Clark, Baroness Clark of... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Barrister, Lawyer Lynda Margaret Clark, Baroness Clark of Calton PC is a Scottish judge. She was formerly the Labour Member of Parliament for Edinburgh Pentlands. She was Advocate General for Scotland from the ...more

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Fred MacAulay is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Comedian Frederick "Fred" MacAulay is a Scottish comedian. He presents a daily BBC Scotland radio programme, and has appeared on numerous TV shows.

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George Robertson, Baron Robert... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
George Islay MacNeill Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen KT, GCMG, PC, FRSA, FRSE is a British Labour Party politician who was the tenth Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty ...more

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Keith Brown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Keith Brown Politician Keith James Brown is a Scottish politician and former Royal Marine who has been the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities since 2014. As a member of the Scottish National ...more

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Mark Mcclelland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Bassist, Songwriter, Musician Mark Peter McClelland is a musician from Northern Ireland, known best as the former bass guitarist with the band Snow Patrol. McClelland is a recipient of the Ivor Novello Award for his work on ...more

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Iain Luke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Iain Malone Luke is a former Labour Party politician and former Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom.

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Naeto C is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Rapper, Singer-songwriter Naetochukwu Chikwe, stage name Naeto C, is a Nigerian rapper, Afrobeat artist and record producer. He was born in Houston, Texas and is of Nigerian origin.

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Nhial Deng Nhial is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Nhial Deng Nhial Politician, Lawyer Lieutenant General Nhial Deng Nhial is a South Sudanese politician and a member of the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement. He was appointed the Minister of Foreign Affairs on 26 August ...more

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Alan Turnbull, Lord Turnbull is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Alan Turnbull, Lord Turnbull Judge Alan Turnbull, Lord Turnbull is a Scottish lawyer, and a Senator of the College of Justice, a judge of the country's Supreme Courts. He was one of the lead prosecutors in the Pan Am Flight 103 ...more

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Alex Neil is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Alex Neil Politician Alexander "Alex" Neil is a Scottish politician who has been Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Communities and Pensioners' Rights since 2014 and is the Scottish National Party ...more

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Bruce Millan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Bruce Millan was a Scottish Labour politician.

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B. C. Forbes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Journalist Bertie Charles Forbes was a Scottish-born American financial journalist and author who founded Forbes magazine.

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Carol Anne Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Novelist, Writer Carol Anne Davis, born in Dundee, Scotland in 1961, is a crime novelist and a writer on crime.

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Rob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Rob Gibson Politician, Teacher Rob Mcay Gibson MSP is a Scottish politician. A member of the Scottish National Party, he was elected to the Scottish Parliament to represent Caithness, Sutherland and Ross in the 2011 election. ...more

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Andrew Murray Scott is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Andrew Murray Scott, born in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1955 is a novelist, poet and non-fiction book writer. His first novel, Tumulus, appeared in 2000, as the winner of the inaugural Dundee ...more

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Mark McDonald is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Mark McDonald Mark McDonald is a Scottish National Party politician and Member of the Scottish Parliament for Aberdeen Donside. He previously represented the North East Scotland region between 5 May 2011 and ...more

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Alastair Ross is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Politician Alastair Ross is a Unionist politician in Northern Ireland. Ross studied at the Friends School in Lisburn and at the University of Dundee before returning to study Irish Politics at Queen's ...more

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John Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
John Stevenson John Stevenson is a British Conservative Party politician who was elected at the 2010 general election as the Member of Parliament for Carlisle, when winning the seat from Labour.

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Robert Horton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Robert Horton Sir Robert Horton, FRSA was a British businessman. He was a Director of the European Advisory Council and of Emerson Electric Company. He spent 30 years working for BP, formerly British ...more

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Sonny Pike is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Sonny Pike Luke "Sonny" Pike was an English footballer who became famous at a young age for his tremendous talent which saw him being compared to other famous stars such as Diego Maradona and

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Hugh Matthews, Lord Matthews is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Hugh Matthews, Lord Matthews Hugh Matthews, Lord Matthews is a Senator of the College of Justice, a judge of the Scotland's Supreme Courts.

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Nicholas Lydon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Nicholas Lydon Nicholas B. Lydon FRS is a British scientist and entrepreneur. In 2009 he was awarded the Lasker Clinical Award and in 2012 the Japan Prize for the development of Gleevec, a selective BCR-ABL ...more

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William Patey is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
William Patey Sir William Charters Patey, KCMG is a former British Ambassador to Afghanistan. Sir William retired from HM Diplomatic Service, and was replaced by Sir Richard Stagg, formerly British High ...more

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Colin Campbell, Lord Malcolm is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Colin Campbell, Lord Malcolm Colin Malcolm Campbell, Lord Malcolm, PC is a Scottish lawyer, and a Senator of the College of Justice, a judge of the country's Supreme Courts.

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Bruce Hood is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Dundee Alumni
Bruce Hood Professor, Voice acting Bruce MacFarlane Hood is a Canadian-born British experimental psychologist who specialises in developmental cognitive neuroscience. He is currently based at the University of Bristol and his ...more