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Famous University Of Glasgow Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 7.5k views741 items

List RulesPeople 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

    Engineer
    Don Cameron MBE BSc MA MIEE D.Eng FRSGS (born 1939) is a Scottish balloonist, and later...  more
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    Robert W. Service

    Poet, Writer
    Robert William Service (January 16, 1874 – September 11, 1958) was a British-Canadian poet and...  more
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    William Fraser Tolmie

    William Fraser Tolmie (a.k.a. "Dr. Tolmie") (February 3, 1812 – December 8, 1886) was a...  more
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    Alec Spalding

    Alec J. Spalding MBE (9 August 1923 – 2 October 2007) was a prominent figure in the UK Scout...  more
  • 205

    Dugald Baird

    Physician
    Sir Dugald Baird (16 November 1899–7 November 1986) was a Scottish medical doctor and a...  more
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    Ian MacGregor

    Sir Ian Kinloch MacGregor, KBE (21 September 1912 – 13 April 1998) was a Scottish-American...  more
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    William Campbell

    Missionary
    William Campbell (Chinese: 甘為霖; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kam Ûi-lîm) (1841–1921) was a Scottish...  more
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    Alan Watson

    W. A. J. Watson is a Scottish law and legal history expert, and is regarded as one of the...  more
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    John Toland

    Philosopher
    John Toland (30 November 1670 – 11 March 1722) was an Irish rationalist philosopher and...  more
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    William Johnston Almon (27 January 1816 – 19 February 1901) was a Nova Scotian physician and...  more
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    John Horne

    John Horne PRSE FRS FRSE FEGS LLD (1 January 1848 – 30 May 1928) was a Scottish geologist. He...  more
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    John Anderson

    Physicist, Philosopher
    John Anderson (26 September 1726 – 13 January 1796) was a Scottish natural philosopher and...  more
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    Thomas Masterman Winterbottom

    Physician, Philanthropist
    Dr. Thomas Masterman Winterbottom (26 March 1766 in South Shields – 8 July 1859) was an...  more
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    Michaela Tabb (born 11 December 1967, in Bath, England) is a Scottish snooker and pool...  more
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    William Babtie

    Soldier
    Lieutenant General Sir William Babtie, (7 May 1859 – 11 September 1920) was a Scottish...  more
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    John Norman Davidson Kelly

    Writer
    John Norman Davidson Kelly (1909–1997) was a prominent academic within the theological...  more
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    Douglas Alexander Graham

    Major General Douglas Alexander Henry Graham, (26 March 1893 – 28 September 1971) was a...  more
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    Michael Hirst

    Sir Michael William Hirst (born 2 January 1946) is a former Scottish Conservative and Unionist...  more
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    Colin Maclaurin

    Mathematician
    Colin Maclaurin (; Scottish Gaelic: Cailean MacLabhruinn; February 1698 – 14 June 1746) was a...  more
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    James Herriot

    Veterinary surgeon, Veterinarian
    James Alfred Wight, OBE, FRCVS (3 October 1916 – 23 February 1995), known by the pen name...  more
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    Sarah Boyack

    Sarah Boyack (born 16 May 1961 in Glasgow) is a Scottish Labour politician, formerly...  more
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    Robert Blair VC (13 March 1834 – 28 March 1859) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria...  more
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    Robert Simson

    Mathematician
    Robert Simson (14 October 1687 – 1 October 1768) was a Scottish mathematician and professor of...  more
  • 224

    Eric Forth

    Politician
    Eric Forth (9 September 1944 – 17 May 2006) was a British Conservative Party politician. He...  more
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    George Walter Tyrrell

    Geologist
    Dr George Walter Tyrrell FRSE FGS (1883–1961) was a 20th-century British geologist,...  more