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

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

Examples include Bill O'Reilly and Mahatma Gandhi.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of London?” and “Which celebrities are University of London alumni?”
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Mahatma Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Politician, Writer, Philosopher
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (; 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful ...more

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Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Television director, Comedian, Television producer
Ricky Dene Gervais (; born 25 June 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, director, screenwriter, and singer. Gervais worked initially in the music industry, attempting a career as a pop ...more

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Nelson Mandela is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Peace activist
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (; Xhosa: [xolíɬaɬa mandɛ̂ːla]; 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served ...more

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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Businessperson, Physicist, Entrepreneur
Alexander Graham Bell ('Graham' pronounced ) (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and engineer who is credited with inventing and patenting the ...more

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B. R. Ambedkar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Anthropologist, Politician, Historian
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), popularly known as Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit ...more

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Pete Doherty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Poet, Guitarist, Songwriter
Peter Doherty (born 12 March 1979) is an English musician, songwriter, actor, poet, writer, and artist. He is best known for being co-frontman of The Libertines, which he formed with Carl ...more

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Greer Garson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Actor
Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson, (29 September 1904 – 6 April 1996) was a British-American actress popular during the Second World War, being listed by the Motion Picture Herald as one of America's ...more

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James Lovelock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Futurist, Environmentalist, Professor
James Ephraim Lovelock, (born 26 July 1919) is an independent scientist, environmentalist, and futurist. He is best known for proposing the Gaia hypothesis, which postulates that the Earth ...more

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Boris Karloff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff (), was an English actor who was primarily known for his roles in horror films. He ...more

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Anthony R. Barringer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Inventor, Geologist
Anthony R. "Tony" Barringer (October 20, 1925 – August 15, 2009) was a Canadian/American geophysicist. He made numerous contributions to mineral exploration technology. His most famous ...more
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Mike Lawlor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Michael P. Lawlor is an American politician, criminal justice professor, and lawyer from Connecticut. A Democrat, he served as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1987 to ...more
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Tony Blankley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Editor, Child Actor, Journalist
Anthony David "Tony" Blankley (January 21, 1948 – January 7, 2012) was an American political analyst who gained fame as the press secretary for Newt Gingrich, the first Republican ...more
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Sonia Uribe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Journalist, Model, Voice acting
Sonia Uribe Angulo is a Colombian journalist. Uribe was born in Bogotá, Colombia. She grew up in Texas. She attended the University of the Incarnate Word and received a Bachelor in ...more
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Gregory Barker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Politician
Gregory Leonard George Barker, Baron Barker of Battle, (born 8 March 1966) is a British Conservative Party politician and life peer. In May 2010 he was appointed Minister of State for Energy and ...more
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Oliver Joseph Lodge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Physicist, Inventor, Engineer
For the British poet and author (1878–1955), see Oliver W. F. Lodge Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, (12 June 1851 – 22 August 1940) was a British physicist and writer involved in the development of, ...more
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Maurice Bishop is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Politician
Maurice Rupert Bishop (29 May 1944 – 19 October 1983) was a Grenadian revolutionary and the leader of New Jewel Movement – popular efforts in the areas of socio-economic development, education, ...more
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Christine Lee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Editor, Biologist, Educator
Christine Lee may refer to: Christine Lee (academic), British academic Christine Peng-Peng Lee, Canadian gymnast Christine Lee (actress), Hong Kong actress Christine Lee (hairstylist), American ...more
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Robert Mugabe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Politician
Robert Gabriel Mugabe (; Shona: [muɡaɓe]; born 21 February 1924) is a Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President ...more

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Wilfred Owen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Poet, Soldier, Writer
Wilfred Edward Salter Owen, MC (18 March 1893 – 4 November 1918) was an English poet and soldier. He was one of the leading poets of the First World War. His war poetry on the horrors of ...more

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Lionel Blue is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Rabbi, Actor
Lionel Blue, (6 February 1930 – 19 December 2016) was a British Reform rabbi, journalist and broadcaster, described by The Guardian as "one of the most respected religious figures in the ...more
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Bethwell A Ogot is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Writer
Bethwell Allan Ogot is a historian from Kenya. He specialises in African history, research methods and theory. One of his works starts by saying that "to tell the story of a past so as to ...more
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Ylenia Carrisi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Ylenia Maria Sole Carrisi (born November 29, 1970 – missing since January 6, 1994) was the eldest daughter of Italian singers and actors Albano Carrisi and Romina Power. She disappeared under ...more

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William Hare is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
William Hare (born February 7, 1944, Leicester, UK) is a philosopher whose writings deal primarily with problems in philosophy of education. He attended Wyggeston Grammar School for Boys, ...more
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Aung San Suu Kyi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Pacifist, Civil rights activist, Politician
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Bruce Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of London Alumni
Pilot, Songwriter, Entrepreneur
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