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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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Arthur Smith is listed (or ranked) 401 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Arthur Smith Arthur Robert Smith was a wing of extraordinary ability and intelligence. He captained both Scotland and the British Lions. He won 33 caps for Scotland and was never dropped until his retirement ...more

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Gregg McClymont is listed (or ranked) 402 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Politician Gregg McClymont is a Scottish Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East since 2010.

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Alexander Peden is listed (or ranked) 403 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Alexander Peden The Reverend Alexander Peden, also known as "Prophet Peden", was one of the leading figures in the Covenanter movement in Scotland.

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Ahmed Shafeeq Ibrahim Moosa is listed (or ranked) 404 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Editor, Politician, Entrepreneur Ahmed Shafeeq Ibrahim Moosa, famously known as Sappe' was the President's Envoy for Science and Technology of the first democratically elected Government of the Maldives. He was appointed on 11 ...more

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Norman MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 405 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Norman MacLeod Reverend Norman Macleod was a Scottish clergyman and author.

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Robert Crichton Wyllie is listed (or ranked) 406 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Robert Crichton Wyllie was a Scottish physician and businessman. He also served two decades as Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Kingdom of Hawaii.

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Farhat Hashmi is listed (or ranked) 407 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Farhat Hashmi Farhat Hashmi is an Islamic scholar from Pakistan She was formerly a lecturer and assistant professor at the Faculty of Usul-al-Din at International Islamic University, Islamabad. Hashmi has ...more

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George Dawson is listed (or ranked) 408 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
George Dawson George Dawson was an English nonconformist preacher, lecturer and activist. He was an influential voice in the calls for radical political and social reform in Birmingham, a philosophy that ...more

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Walter Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 409 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Walter Kennedy Walter Kennedy, younger brother of John Kennedy, 2nd Lord Kennedy of Dunure. Clan Kennedy He was parson of Douglas who acquired Glentig in 1504 from John Wallace, and married Christian Hynd. ...more

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James S Johnstone, Minister is listed (or ranked) 410 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
James S Johnstone, Minister

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Mark Beaumont is listed (or ranked) 411 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Mark Ian Macleod Beaumont is a record-breaking long-distance British cyclist, adventurer, broadcaster, documentary maker and author. He held the record for cycling round the world, completing ...more

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John Thomson of Duddingston is listed (or ranked) 412 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
John Thomson of Duddingston The Rev John Thomson FRSE RSA was a Scottish minister and landscape painter. He was the minister of Duddingston Kirk from 1805 to 1840.

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Mark Mirabello is listed (or ranked) 413 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Professor, Author Dr. Mark L. Mirabello, author and a Professor of History at Shawnee State University in the USA, has served as a Visiting Professor of History at Nizhny Novgorod University in Russia. ...more

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Alexander Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 414 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Alexander Carlyle Very Reverend Alexander Carlyle FRSE was a Scottish church leader, and autobiographer.

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Jessie M. King is listed (or ranked) 415 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Jessie M. King Jessie Marion King was a Scottish illustrator known for her beautiful illustrated children's books. She also designed jewellery and fabric, and painted pottery. King was one of the artists known ...more

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William Thomas is listed (or ranked) 416 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
William Thomas William Thomas, better known by his bardic name of Gwilym Marles, was a Welsh minister and poet, and the great-uncle of Dylan Thomas. Dylan was given his middle name, "Marlais", in ...more

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Tom Leonard is listed (or ranked) 417 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Tom Leonard Tom Leonard is a Scottish poet, writer and critic. He is best known for his poems written in the Glaswegian dialect of Scots, particularly his Six Glasgow Poems and The Six O'Clock News. His ...more

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Aonghas MacNeacail is listed (or ranked) 418 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Aonghas MacNeacail Aonghas MacNeacail, nickname Aonghas dubh or Black Angus is a contemporary writer in the Scottish Gaelic language. Born and brought up in the Isle of Skye, he was registered at birth as Angus ...more

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Sheila McLean is listed (or ranked) 419 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Sheila McLean Professor, Legal Scholar Professor Sheila Ann Manson McLean, FRSE, FRCPE, FRCGP, FRSA is International Bar Association Professor of Law and Ethics in Medicine and director of the Institute of Law and Ethics in Medicine ...more

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William Cowan is listed (or ranked) 420 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
William Cowan Doctor William Cowan was a physician and fur trader. He was born in Scotland in 1818 and studied medicine at the University of Glasgow. He caught cholera during the epidemic of 1848–1849 and ...more

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James Dunn is listed (or ranked) 421 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
James Dunn James D. G. "Jimmy" Dunn FBA is a British New Testament scholar who was for many years the Lightfoot Professor of Divinity in the Department of Theology at the University of Durham, ...more

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Hector MacLean is listed (or ranked) 422 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Hector MacLean Soldier Wing Commander Hector MacLean AE* was a Battle of Britain fighter pilot.

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David Jack is listed (or ranked) 423 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
David Jack Sir David Jack CBE FRS FRSE was a Scottish pharmacologist and medicinal chemist who specialised in the development of drugs for treating asthma. He was head of research and development at Glaxo ...more

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James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount ... is listed (or ranked) 424 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount of Stair, Scottish lawyer and statesman, was born at Drummurchie, Barr, South Ayrshire.

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John Lamont is listed (or ranked) 425 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
John Lamont John Lamont is a Scottish Conservative Party politician, and Member of the Scottish Parliament for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire. He won the predecessor constituency of Roxburgh and ...more

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Andrew Dewar Gibb is listed (or ranked) 426 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Barrister Andrew Dewar Gibb MBE KC was a Scottish advocate, barrister, professor and politician. He taught law at Edinburgh and Cambridge, and was Regius Professor of Law at the University of Glasgow ...more

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Emeli Sandé is listed (or ranked) 427 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Musician, Singer-songwriter Adele Emily Sandé, better known as Emeli Sandé, is a Scottish recording artist and songwriter. She first became prominent after she featured on the track "Diamond Rings" ...more

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Laura Marney is listed (or ranked) 428 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Laura Marney Novelist Laura Marney is a Scottish novelist and short-story writer.

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Robert S. Calderwood is listed (or ranked) 429 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Robert S. Calderwood Robert Sibbald Calderwood served as Minister at Cambuslang Old Parish Church until his death. He continued the improvements to the Church building, installing a new Chancel in 1922. He receiving ...more

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William McIntyre is listed (or ranked) 430 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
William McIntyre William McIntyre was a Scottish-Australian Presbyterian minister and educator.

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Olive Winchester is listed (or ranked) 431 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Olive Winchester Olive May Winchester was an American ordained minister and a pioneer biblical scholar and theologian in the Church of the Nazarene, who was in 1912 the first woman ordained by any trinitarian ...more

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Drummond Bone is listed (or ranked) 432 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Professor Sir James Drummond Bone, FRSE, FRSA is a Byron scholar and current Master of Balliol College, Oxford. Bone had previously served as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool from 2002 to

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John Abernethy is listed (or ranked) 433 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
John Abernethy Reverend John Abernethy was an Irish Presbyterian church leader, the grandfather of the surgeon John Abernethy.

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Sir David Wilson, 1st Baronet is listed (or ranked) 434 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Sir David Wilson, 1st Baronet Sir David Wilson, 1st Baronet was a Scottish landowner and agriculturalist. Wilson was educated at the University of Glasgow, graduating MA and DSc. He was a working farmer and served on many ...more

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Gavin Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 435 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Gavin Dunbar Gavin Dunbar was a 16th-century archbishop of Glasgow. He was the third son of John Dunbar of Mochrum and Janet Stewart. Gavin Dunbar, his uncle, resigned as Dean of Moray on 5 November 1518 to ...more

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John Morton Boyd is listed (or ranked) 436 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Dr John Morton Boyd CBE was a Scottish zoologist, writer and conservationist. He was a pioneer of nature conservation in Scotland. Boyd was born, and grew up, in Darvel, Ayrshire. He attended ...more

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Alexander Robertson MacEwen is listed (or ranked) 437 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Professor, Writer, Teacher Alexander R. MacEwen was Scottish writer, minister, professor and Moderator of the United Free Church of Scotland. He was born on 14 May 1856 at Edinburgh and was the son of Rev. Alexander ...more

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Andrew R. Liddle is listed (or ranked) 438 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Andrew R. Liddle Physicist Andrew R. Liddle is Professor of astrophysics at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh, as of 2013. Publications include books and over 260 papers. Liddle is a theoretical cosmologist and is ...more

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John Eadie is listed (or ranked) 439 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
John Eadie John Eadie was a Scottish theologian and biblical critic.

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Lewis Campbell is listed (or ranked) 440 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Lewis Campbell Lewis Campbell was a Scottish classical scholar.

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Murdoch Cameron is listed (or ranked) 441 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Murdoch Cameron Physician Murdoch Cameron was Regius Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Glasgow from 1894 to 1926. He was a pioneer of the Caesarean section under modern antiseptic conditions, ...more

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Iain Bonomy, Lord Bonomy is listed (or ranked) 442 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Iain Bonomy, Lord Bonomy Iain Bonomy, Lord Bonomy is a former Senator of the College of Justice, a judge of the Supreme Courts of Scotland, sitting in the High Court of Justiciary and the Inner House of the Court of ...more

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Richard Susskind is listed (or ranked) 443 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Professor, Author Richard Susskind OBE is a British author, speaker, and independent adviser to international professional firms and national governments. He is the IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England ...more

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Gerry Malone is listed (or ranked) 444 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Gerry Malone Peter Gerald "Gerry" Malone is a British Conservative politician who was an MP from 1983–87 and 1992–97. Born in Glasgow, Malone was educated at St Aloysius' College, Glasgow, and the ...more

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Robin Murray is listed (or ranked) 445 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Robin Murray Professor Professor Sir Robin MacGregor Murray FRS is a Scottish psychiatrist, Professor of Psychiatric Research at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London. He has treated patients with ...more

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James Rennie is listed (or ranked) 446 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
James Rennie James Rennie was a Scottish naturalist.

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James George Smith Neill is listed (or ranked) 447 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
James George Smith Neill James George Smith Neill was a Scottish military officer of the East India Company, who served during the Indian rebellion of 1857. He was infamous for the indiscriminate killing of native ...more

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Matthew Stewart is listed (or ranked) 448 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Matthew Stewart Mathematician Matthew Stewart FRS FRSE was a Scottish mathematician and minister of religion. He was born in Rothesay, on the Isle of Bute, died at Catrine, Ayrshire, and is interred at Greyfriars Kirkyard in ...more

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Robin Wales is listed (or ranked) 449 on the list Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni
Robin Wales Politician Sir Robert Andrew "Robin" Wales is a Labour Party politician who has, since 2002, served as Mayor of the London Borough of Newham. He was Leader of Newham Council from 1995 to 2002 and ...more

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William "Tiger" Dunlop Dr. William Dunlop also known as Tiger Dunlop was an army officer, surgeon, Canada Company official, author, justice of the peace, militia officer, politician, and office holder. He is notable ...more