Furman University

Discover the notable alumni of Furman University. The list includes people like Xavier Woods, Charles H. Townes, John B. Watson, Victoria Jackson & Alexander Stubb. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, miscellaneous, inventors & discoverers, scientists and film & theater personalities etc.
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Xavier Woods
(Professional Wrestler and 11-Time Tag Team Champion in WWE)
Xavier Woods
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States

Xavier Woods is an American wrestler best known for his association with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He is part of the famous tag team The New Day, which holds the record for the longest tag team title reign in the history of WWE. Apart from winning tag team championship titles, Xavier Woods has also won the prestigious Slammy Award.

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Amy Grant
(Singer, Songwriter and Musician Who is Popularly Known as 'The Queen of Christian Pop')
Amy Grant
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, U.S.

Singer, songwriter, and musician, Amy Grant, is best known for her contemporary Christian music (CCM). Dubbed "The Queen of Christian Pop", she is the first artist to have a Christian album to go platinum. After gaining fame with Christian music in the 1980s, she successfully transitioned to pop music in the 1990s. She is also a published author.

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Paul Anderson
(American Weightlifter and Two-Time National Champion in Olympic Weightlifting)
Paul Anderson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toccoa, Georgia, United States
Died: August 15, 1994
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Charles H. Townes
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Birthdate: July 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Died: January 27, 2015
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Billy Napier
(American football coach)
Billy Napier
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
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Mark Sanford
(Political Leader)
Mark Sanford
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: South Carolina, USA
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Victoria Jackson
(American Actress and Comedian)
Victoria Jackson
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Birthdate: August 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Sam Wyche
(American football player)
Sam Wyche
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: January 2, 2020
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Sherri Turner
(American Professional Golfer)
Sherri Turner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Alexander Stubb
(Finnish Politician and Academician - Finland's 43rd Prime Minister)
Alexander Stubb
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Helsinki

The 43rd prime minister of Finland, politician Alexander Stubb has also been the country’s minister of finance, foreign affairs, and European affairs. Equipped with a strong background in academia and civil service, he has authored several books and has also led the European Investment Bank as its vice-president.

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Kristófer Acox
(Icelandic Basketball Player Who Plays as a Power Forward)
Kristófer Acox
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akranes, Iceland

Kristófer Acox is an Icelandic professional basketball player who plays for the national basketball team. In 2017, he was part of the team that competed in the EuroBasket tournament. Kristófer Acox has also played for clubs like KR, winning three consecutive Icelandic championship titles from 2017 to 2019. He won his fourth title in 2022 while playing for Valur.

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Maurice Bloomfield
(Philologist, Writer)
Maurice Bloomfield
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Birthdate: February 23, 1855
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bielitz, Poland
Died: June 12, 1928