Australian National University Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Australian National University (ANU). The list includes people like Bob Hawke, Peter Garrett, David Brooks, Rolf M. Zinkernagel & Ralph Regenvanu. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, intellectuals & academics, media personalities, writers and scientists etc.
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Peter Garrett
(Member of the Australian House of Representatives)
Peter Garrett
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wahroonga, Australia
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 2 
David Brooks
(Journalist)
David Brooks
6
Birthdate: August 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto
 3 
Richard Roxburgh
(Actor Known for his Roles in 'Van Helsing' and 'Mission: Impossible 2')
Richard Roxburgh
5
Birthdate: January 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Albury, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Kevin Rudd
(26th Prime Minister of Australia (June 2013 - September 2013))
Kevin Rudd
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nambour, Queensland, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Tara Morice
(Actor, Singer, Dancer)
Tara Morice
2
Birthdate: June 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hobart, Australia
 6 
Thérèse Rein
(Businessperson)
Thérèse Rein
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
 7 
Jeff Kennett
(Politician, Advertising person)
Jeff Kennett
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne
 8 
Rosi Braidotti
(Philosopher, University teacher, Feminist)
Rosi Braidotti
0
Birthdate: September 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Latisana
 9 
Andrew Tridgell
(Engineer, Programmer, Computer scientist)
Andrew Tridgell
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: February 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney
 10 
Tim Macartney-Snape
(Mountaineer)
Tim Macartney-Snape
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tanzania
 11 
Rolf M. Zinkernagel
(Immunologist)
Rolf M. Zinkernagel
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riehen, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
 12 
Dipesh Chakrabarty
(Historian, Professor, Author)
Dipesh Chakrabarty
0
Birthplace: Kolkata
 13 
Kate Webb
(Journalist)
Kate Webb
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand
Died: May 13, 2007
 14 
Nicholas Agar
(Philosopher)
Nicholas Agar
0
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: New Zealand
 15 
Mike Morwood
(Archaeologist)
Mike Morwood
1
Birthdate: October 27, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Died: July 23, 2013
 16 
Alan Gould
(Novelist)
Alan Gould
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
 17 
Ross H. McKenzie
(Physicist)
Ross H. McKenzie
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 15, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
The Australian National University, commonly known as ‘ANU’, is situated in Canberra, the capital of the continent. If sources are to be believed, more than ten thousand students join this reputed institution every year for undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses. As of now, more than 3000 people are employed with the university as its staff. According to a list compiled by the media source ‘Times Higher Education’, which consisted of reputed universities from around the world the Australian National University was ranked 7th. This university stood 22nd in the ‘QS World University Rankings’ list compiled in 2016-17. A popular fact about this university is that among its faculty and alumni, 49 individuals are Rhodes Scholars and 6 of them are Nobel laureates. Of course, the Australian National University is well known for offering a wide variety of courses related to various fields, but it is also famous for its notable alumni. The current Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, musician and environmentalist Peter Garrett, acclaimed politician and former Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke, are a few former students, who have made ANU proud. Bob Hawke had served as the Prime Minister of Australia and leader of the Labor Party for a period of 8 years. Kevin Rudd was elected to office on two occasions and is considered one of the most iconic politicians of all time. Scroll below to find the list of eminent personalities who were once students of the highly reputed Australian National University (ANU).