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

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

This list includes Gerard Butler, Emeli Sandé and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Glasgow?” and “Which celebrities are University of Glasgow alumni?”
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Don Cameron is listed (or ranked) 201 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Don Cameron Engineer Don Cameron MBE is a Scottish balloonist, and later founder of Cameron Balloons, the world's largest hot air balloon manufacturer.

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Robert W. Service is listed (or ranked) 202 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Poet, Writer Robert William Service was a British-Canadian poet and writer who has often been called "the Bard of the Yukon". He is best known for his poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" ...more

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William Fraser Tolmie is listed (or ranked) 203 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
William Fraser Tolmie William Fraser Tolmie was a surgeon, fur trader, scientist, and politician. He was born in Inverness, Scotland, in 1812, and by 1833 moved to the Pacific Northwest in the service of the Hudson's ...more

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Alec Spalding is listed (or ranked) 204 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Alec Spalding Alec J. Spalding MBE was a prominent figure in the UK Scout Association, serving in the 24th Glasgow Scout Group for over fifty years. In recognition of his service to Scouting, he received the ...more

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Dugald Baird is listed (or ranked) 205 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Dugald Baird Physician Sir Dugald Baird was a Scottish medical doctor. He graduated in medicine from Glasgow University in 1922. His early experiences attending births in the Glasgow slums and in the city's Royal ...more

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Ian MacGregor is listed (or ranked) 206 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Ian MacGregor Sir Ian Kinloch MacGregor, KBE was a Scottish-American metallurgist and industrialist, most famous in the UK for his controversial tenure at British Steel and his conduct during the 1984–85 ...more

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William Campbell is listed (or ranked) 207 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
William Campbell Missionary William Campbell was a Scottish Presbyterian missionary to Formosa. He wrote extensively on topics related to Taiwan and was also responsible for founding the island's first school for the ...more

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Alan Watson is listed (or ranked) 208 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Alan Watson W. A. J. Watson is a Scottish law and legal history expert, and is regarded as one of the world's foremost authorities on Roman law, comparative law, legal history, and law and religion. He is ...more

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John Toland is listed (or ranked) 209 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
John Toland Philosopher John Toland was a rationalist philosopher and freethinker, and occasional satirist, who wrote numerous books and pamphlets on political philosophy and philosophy of religion, which are early ...more

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William Johnston Almon is listed (or ranked) 210 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Physician William Johnston Almon was a Nova Scotian physician and Canadian parliamentarian. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Almon received his medical education from the University of Edinburgh and the ...more

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John Horne is listed (or ranked) 211 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
John Horne John Horne PRSE FRS was a Scottish geologist. He served as President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh from 1915 to 1919.

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John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 212 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Physicist, Philosopher John Anderson FRSE FRS FSA was a Scottish natural philosopher and liberal educator at the forefront of the application of science to technology in the industrial revolution, and of the education ...more

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Thomas Masterman Winterbottom is listed (or ranked) 213 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Physician, Philanthropist Dr. Thomas Masterman Winterbottom was an English physician, philanthropist and abolitionist remembered for describing African trypanosomiasis and the associated Winterbottom's sign.

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Michaela Tabb is listed (or ranked) 214 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Referee Michaela Tabb is a Scottish snooker and pool referee who is known for the significant milestones she established for women officials on the professional snooker tour, where she worked as a ...more

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William Babtie is listed (or ranked) 215 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
William Babtie Soldier Lieutenant General Sir William Babtie, VC, KCB, KCMG was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be ...more

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John Norman Davidson Kelly is listed (or ranked) 216 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
John Norman Davidson Kelly Writer John Norman Davidson Kelly FBA was a prominent academic within the theological faculty of Oxford University and Principal of St Edmund Hall, Oxford between 1951 and 1979 during which the Hall ...more

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Douglas Alexander Graham is listed (or ranked) 217 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Douglas Alexander Graham Major General Douglas Alexander Henry Graham CB, CBE, DSO & Bar, MC, DL was a British soldier of the First and Second World Wars. During his early life he studied at the University of ...more

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Michael Hirst is listed (or ranked) 218 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Michael Hirst Sir Michael William Hirst is a former Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party politician, chartered accountant and public relations consultant, company director and president of the ...more

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Colin Maclaurin is listed (or ranked) 219 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Mathematician Colin Maclaurin Scottish Gaelic: Cailean MacLabhruinn was a Scottish mathematician who made important contributions to geometry and algebra. The Maclaurin series, a special case of the Taylor ...more

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James Herriot is listed (or ranked) 220 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Veterinary surgeon, Veterinarian James Alfred "Alf" Wight, OBE, FRCVS, known by the pen name James Herriot, was a British veterinary surgeon and writer, who used his many years of experiences as a veterinary surgeon ...more

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Sarah Boyack is listed (or ranked) 221 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Sarah Boyack Sarah Boyack is a Scottish Labour MSP for the Lothian region and formerly constituency MSP for Edinburgh Central in the Scottish Parliament.

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Robert Blair is listed (or ranked) 222 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Soldier Robert Blair VC was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth ...more

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Robert Simson is listed (or ranked) 223 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Robert Simson Mathematician Robert Simson was a Scottish mathematician and professor of mathematics at the University of Glasgow. The pedal line of a triangle is sometimes called the "Simson line" after him.

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Eric Forth is listed (or ranked) 224 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Politician Eric Forth was a British politician. He was the Conservative Member of the European Parliament for Birmingham North, then Member of Parliament for Mid Worcestershire and finally Bromley and ...more

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George Walter Tyrrell is listed (or ranked) 225 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
George Walter Tyrrell Geologist