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Famous University Of Ghana Alumni

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

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

Items here include everything from John Atta Mills to Ama Ata Aidoo.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Ghana?” and “Which celebrities are University of Ghana alumni?”
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Dag Heward-Mills is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Dag Heward-Mills Author, Minister of religion, Teacher
Bishop. Dag Heward-Mills is an influential Ghanaian Minister based in Accra, Ghana. He is the founder and Presiding Bishop of the United Denomination originating from the Lighthouse Group Of ...more
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Patrick Kwateng Acheampo... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Police officer, Barrister, Lawyer
Patrick Kwateng Acheampong (; born 25 March 1951) is a barrister and was the Inspector General of Police of the Ghana Police Service (IGP).
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Mohammed Ibn Chambas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
Mohamed Ibn Chambas (born 7 December 1950 in Ghana) is a lawyer, diplomat, politician and academic from Ghana who has served as an international civil servant since 2006. He is currently the ...more
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Vicki Miles-LaGrange is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Judge, Politician
Vicki Miles-LaGrange (born September 30, 1953) is a former Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. She was the first ...more
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Freddie Blay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Barrister, Lawyer
Frederick Worsemao Armah Blay, popularly called Freddie Blay, is a Ghanaian lawyer and politician. He was a Member of Parliament in Ghana and served as the First Deputy Speaker in the Fourth ...more
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George Hagan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Professor
Professor George Panyin Hagan (born 1938), is a prominent academic and politician in Ghana.
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John Atta Mills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Professor, Lawyer
John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills (21 July 1944 – 24 July 2012) was a Ghanaian politician and legal scholar who served as President of Ghana from 2009 to 2012. He was inaugurated on 7 January 2009, ...more
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Augustus Obuadum Tanoh ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Augustus "Goosie" Obuadum Tanoh (born 7 February 1956) is a Ghanaian politician and international businessman who has served in both public and private sectors in his country Ghana. He ...more
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Peter Ala Adjetey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Peter Ala Adjetey (11 August 1931 – 15 July 2008) was the Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana from 2001 to 2005.
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Eric Amoateng is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Teacher
Eric Amoateng is a politician and a former Member of Parliament in Ghana. He was arrested for drug trafficking in 2005 in the United States and jailed.
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Georgina Theodora Wood ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Georgina Theodora Wood Lawyer
Georgina Theodora Wood (born 8 June 1947) is a Ghanaian judge and also a former police prosecution officer. She was the Chief Justice of Ghana and the first woman to occupy that position. She ...more
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Alban Bagbin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Honourable Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin (born 24 September 1957) is a Ghanaian politician who is currently the Second deputy speaker of Parliament. He was the Minister for Health in the Ghana ...more
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Ama Ata Aidoo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Professor, Novelist, Author
Ama Ata Aidoo, née Christina Ama Aidoo (born 23 March 1942) is a Ghanaian author, poet, playwright and academic. She was the Minister of Education under the Jerry Rawlings administration. ...more
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Mercy Oduyoye is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Mercy Oduyoye Theologian
Mercy Amba Oduyoye is a Methodist theologian known for her work in African women's theology. She is currently the director of the Institute of African Women in Religion and Culture at Trinity ...more
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Nana Akufo-Addo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo ( (listen) a-KUUF-oh ah-DOH; born William Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo; 29 March 1944) is currently the President of Ghana. He has been in office since January 2017. He ...more
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Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Professor, Physician, Surgeon
Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng (born 1949) is a Ghanaian physician and cardiothoracic surgeon who established the National Cardiothoracic Center and the Ghana Red Cross Society. He is also the ...more
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Kwasi Wiredu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Kwasi Wiredu Philosopher
Kwasi Wiredu (born 3 October 1931) is an African philosopher.
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Antoine Thompson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician
Antoine Maurice Thompson (born March 1, 1970) is an American politician from Buffalo, New York. A Democrat, Thompson represented the 60th District in the New York State Senate from 2007 to 2011. ...more
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Edward Mahama is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Edward Mahama Politician, Physician
Edward Nasigrie Mahama (born 15 April 1945) is a Ghanaian medical doctor and politician.
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Albert Adu Boahen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Professor
Albert Kwadwo Adu Boahen (May 24, 1932 – May 24, 2006) was a Ghanaian academic, historian, and politician. He was an academic at the University of Ghana from 1959 to 1990, since 1971 as a ...more
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George Ayittey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Professor, Economist
George Ayittey (born 13 October 1945) is a Ghanaian economist, author and president of the Free Africa Foundation in Washington DC. He is a former professor at American University, and an ...more
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Christopher Ameyaw-Akumf... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Politician, Professor
Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi (born 21 August 1945 in Techiman, Brong Ahafo Region) is a Ghanaian academic and politician. Ameyaw-Akumfi was the Minister of Education in the John Agyekum Kufour ...more
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Akua Dansua is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Journalist
Akua Sena Dansua (born 23 April 1958) is an experienced Ghanaian media and communications consultant politician and governance and leadership practitioner. She was the Member of Parliament for ...more
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Akin Euba is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Akin Euba (born Olatunji Akin Euba on 28 April 1935) is a Nigerian composer, musicologist, and pianist.
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Akua Kuenyehia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Ghana Alumni
Judge, Lawyer
Akua Kuenyehia (born 1947) is a Ghanaian lawyer who served a judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC) from 2003 to 2015. She also served as First Vice-President of the Court. She was one ...more