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Discover the notable alumni of King's College London. The list includes people like John Deacon, Sheila Atim, Juno Temple, Adnan Sami & Ilfenesh Hadera. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, film & theater personalities, media personalities, miscellaneous and intellectuals & academics etc.
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 1 
Virginia Woolf
(One of the Most Important Modernist 20th-Century Authors)
Virginia Woolf
70
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 25, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: March 28, 1941
 2 
John Deacon
(Musician)
John Deacon
23
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oadby, United Kingdom
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Desmond Tutu
(First Black African Archbishop of Cape Town & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)
Desmond Tutu
59
Birthdate: October 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Klerksdorp, South Africa
Died: December 26, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
John Keats
(English Romantic Lyric Poet)
John Keats
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 31, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moorgate, London, England
Died: February 23, 1821
 5 
Thomas Hardy
(Novelist & Poet)
Thomas Hardy
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stinsford, Dorset, England
Died: January 11, 1928
 6 
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke
(Science-Fiction Writer Known for His Novels: ‘Childhood's End’, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and ‘Rendezvous with Rama’)
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minehead, Somerset, England
Died: March 19, 2008
 7 
Sarojini Naidu
(Indian Political Activist, Poet and 1st Governor of United Provinces)
Sarojini Naidu
72
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 13, 1879
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: March 2, 1949
 8 
Ilfenesh Hadera
5
Birthdate: December 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Peter Higgs
(British Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate for His Work on the Mass of Subatomic Particles)
Peter Higgs
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
 10 
Sheila Atim
(Actress)
Sheila Atim
4
Birthdate: 1992 AD
 11 
Bree Turner
(Actress)
Bree Turner
4
Birthdate: March 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 12 
Louis Slotin
(Canadian Physicist and Chemist Who Took Part in the Manhattan Project)
Louis Slotin
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Died: May 30, 1946
 13 
Christopher Isherwood
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 26, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cheshire, England, UK
Died: January 4, 1986
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 14 
Emily Berrington
1
Birthdate: December 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 15 
Isabel dos Santos
(Businesswoman)
Isabel dos Santos
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union
 16 
Peter Asher
(Guitarist)
Peter Asher
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England, UK
 17 
Alain de Botton
(Philosopher and Author Known for His Books: ‘Essays in Love’ and ‘How Proust Can Change Your Life’)
Alain de Botton
4
Birthdate: December 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
 18 
Ylenia Carrisi
(Former actress who disappeared under mysterious circumstances while visiting New Orleans, Louisiana, in January 1994)
Ylenia Carrisi
1
Birthdate: November 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Reita Faria
(Indian Physician and Former Model Who Was the Winner of the Miss World 1966 Pageant)
Reita Faria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 20 
C. S. Forester
(Novelist)
C. S. Forester
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 27, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: April 2, 1966
 21 
Raymond Cattell
(Psychologist)
Raymond Cattell
1
Birthdate: March 20, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Bromwich, England
Died: February 2, 1998
 22 
Daniel  Massey
2
Birthdate: October 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: March 25, 1998
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 23 
Kele Okereke
(Musician)
Kele Okereke
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
 24 
Nigel Green
2
Birthdate: October 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
Died: May 15, 1972
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 25 
W. S. Gilbert
(Dramatist)
W. S. Gilbert
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 18, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Southampton Street, London, England
Died: May 29, 1911
 26 
Hanif Kureishi
(Playwright)
Hanif Kureishi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 5, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bromley, South London, England
 27 
Katherine Grainger
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 28 
Anne Dudley
(First BBC Concert Orchestra's Composer in Association in 2001)
Anne Dudley
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beckenham, Kent, England
 29 
Juno Temple
(Actress)
Juno Temple
20
Birthdate: July 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 30 
Beatrice Webb
(British Sociologist, Economist, Socialist, Labour Historian and Social Reformer)
Beatrice Webb
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1858
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gloucestershire, England
Died: April 30, 1943
 31 
Radclyffe Hall
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Died: October 7, 1943
 32 
Tom Rosenthal
(Comedian)
Tom Rosenthal
0
Birthdate: January 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Raja Ramanna
(Former physicist who is best known for his role in India's nuclear program during its early stages)
Raja Ramanna
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mysore, Karnataka, India
Died: September 24, 2004
 34 
Daniel Roche
2
Birthdate: October 14, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 35 
John Evan
(Musician)
John Evan
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England
 36 
Adnan Sami
(First Musician to Have Played the Santoor and Indian Classical Music on the Piano)
Adnan Sami
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
 37 
Nick Bostrom
(Philosopher)
Nick Bostrom
1
Birthdate: March 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden
 38 
E.F. Benson
(British Writer and Archaeologist Best Known for His Collection of Novels 'Mapp and Lucia')
E.F. Benson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wellington College, Berkshire, England
Died: February 29, 1940
 39 
David Tang
(Founding the Shanghai Tang fashion chain)
David Tang
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Died: August 29, 2017
 40 
Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield
(British Socialist, Economist, Reformer and Co-Founder of 'The London School of Economics')
Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield
0
Birthdate: July 13, 1859
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 13, 1947
 41 
Mark Francois
(Politician)
Mark Francois
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
 42 
Alex van der Zwaan
(Attorney who pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement to investigators while answering questions about Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections)
Alex van der Zwaan
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
 43 
Lynden Pindling
(Prime minister of The Bahamas)
Lynden Pindling
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nassau, The Bahamas
Died: August 26, 2000
 44 
France-Albert René
(2nd President of Seychelles)
France-Albert René
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 16, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Victoria, Seychelles
Died: February 27, 2019
 45 
Xu Zhimo
(Poet)
Xu Zhimo
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 15, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Haining, Zhejiang, China
Died: November 19, 1931
 46 
Leslie Stephen
(British Author, Critic, Historian, Biographer, and Mountaineer)
Leslie Stephen
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 28, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kensington Gore, London, England
Died: February 22, 1904
 47 
Hassan Al-Turabi
(Sudanese Political Leader Who Organized the 1989 Coup that Brought Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir to Power.)
Hassan Al-Turabi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kassala, Sudan
Died: March 5, 2016
Napoleon, Prince Imperial
1
Birthdate: March 16, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, French Empire
Died: June 1, 1879
 49 
William Kingdon Clifford
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 4, 1845
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Exeter, England
Died: March 3, 1879
 50 
Frederick Gowland Hopkins
(English Biochemist Whose Discovery of Vitamins Earned Him 'Nobel Prize in Medicine' in 1929)
Frederick Gowland Hopkins
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 20, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Died: May 16, 1947