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Famous University Of London Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 3.7k views1.1k items

List RulesPeople 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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  • 1
    Mahatma Gandhi

    Mahatma Gandhi

    Politician, Writer

    AgeDec. at 79 (1869-1948)

    BirthplacePorbandar, India

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  • 2
    Ricky Gervais

    Ricky Gervais

    Television director, Comedian

    Age59

    BirthplaceReading, United Kingdom

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  • 3
    Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela

    Statesman, Politician

    AgeDec. at 95 (1918-2013)

    BirthplaceMvezo, South Africa

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  • 4
    Alexander Graham Bell

    Alexander Graham Bell

    Businessperson, Physicist

    AgeDec. at 75 (1847-1922)

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • 5
    B. R. Ambedkar

    B. R. Ambedkar

    Anthropologist, Politician

    AgeDec. at 65 (1891-1956)

    BirthplaceMhow, India

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    Pete Doherty

    Pete Doherty

    Poet, Guitarist

    Age41

    BirthplaceHexham, United Kingdom

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  • 7
    Greer Garson

    AgeDec. at 92 (1904-1996)

    BirthplaceManor Park, London, United Kingdom

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    James Lovelock

    James Lovelock

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    Age101

    BirthplaceLetchworth, United Kingdom

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  • 9
    Boris Karloff

    Boris Karloff

    Actor, Voice acting

    AgeDec. at 82 (1887-1969)

    BirthplaceEast Dulwich, London, United Kingdom

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  • 10
    Anthony R. Barringer

    Anthony R. Barringer

    Inventor, Geologist

    AgeDec. at 84 (1925-2009)

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  • 11
    Mike Lawlor

    Mike Lawlor

    Politician, Lawyer

    Age63

    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut

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  • 12
    Tony Blankley

    Tony Blankley

    Editor, Child Actor

    AgeDec. at 64 (1948-2012)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

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  • 13
    Sonia Uribe

    Sonia Uribe

    Journalist, Model

    Age30

    BirthplaceBogotá, Colombia

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  • 14
    Gregory Barker

    Gregory Barker

    Politician

    Age54

    BirthplaceWorthing, United Kingdom

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  • 15
    Oliver Joseph Lodge

    Oliver Joseph Lodge

    Physicist, Inventor

    AgeDec. at 89 (1851-1940)

    BirthplacePenkhull, United Kingdom

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  • 16
    Maurice Bishop

    Maurice Bishop

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 39 (1944-1983)

    BirthplaceAruba

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  • 17

    Christine Lee

    Editor, Biologist
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  • 18
    Robert Mugabe

    Robert Mugabe

    Politician

    Age96

    BirthplaceZvimba District

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  • 19
    Wilfred Owen

    Wilfred Owen

    Poet, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 25 (1893-1918)

    BirthplaceEurasia, West Midlands, United Kingdom, Borough of Oswestry, England

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  • 20
    Lionel Blue

    Lionel Blue

    Rabbi, Actor

    Age90

    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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  • 21

    Age91

    BirthplaceKenya

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  • 22
    Ylenia Carrisi
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    William Hare
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    Aung San Suu Kyi

    Aung San Suu Kyi

    Pacifist, Civil rights activist

    Age75

    BirthplaceYangon, Myanmar

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    Bruce Dickinson

    Bruce Dickinson

    Pilot, Songwriter

    Age62

    BirthplaceWorksop, United Kingdom

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