Lancaster University Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Lancaster University. The list includes people like James May, William James Mayo, Robert Fisk & Bill Taylor. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as media personalities, writers, intellectuals & academics, musicians and physicians etc.
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 1 
James May
(TV Presenter)
James May
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Birthdate: January 16, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Hanif Kureishi
(Playwright)
Hanif Kureishi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 5, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bromley, South London, England
 3 
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
(Actor best known for his role as Mace Tyrell in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones)
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Lucy Briers
(Actress)
Lucy Briers
0
Birthdate: August 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
 5 
Audrey Azoulay
(Politician)
Audrey Azoulay
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France
 6 
Simon Danczuk
(Politician)
Simon Danczuk
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hapton, England
 7 
Robert Fisk
(Journalist, Historian, Writer, War correspondent)
Robert Fisk
2
Birthdate: July 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maidstone
 8 
Ralph Ineson
(Actor who is known for playing the role of Chris Finch in the BBC television series The Office)
Ralph Ineson
6
Birthdate: December 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
Alan Milburn
(Politician)
Alan Milburn
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
 10 
William James Mayo
(Physician and Surgeon)
William James Mayo
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 29, 1861
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Le Sueur
Died: July 28, 1939
 11 
Dean Sullivan
0
Birthdate: June 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
 12 
Sarah Waters
(Novelist, Writer)
Sarah Waters
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neyland, Wales
 13 
Matthew Fort
(Food writer and critic)
Matthew Fort
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United Kingdom
 14 
Billy Taylor
(Jazz Pianist)
Billy Taylor
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Died: December 28, 2010
 15 
Ursula Martinez
0
Birthdate: 1966 AD
Birthplace: England
 16 
Rami Hamdallah
(Palestinian Academic and Politician Who Served as the Prime Minister of Palestine)
Rami Hamdallah
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anabta, West Bank
 17 
Joseph Delaney
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Preston, England
 18 
John C. Hull
(Professor)
John C. Hull
0
Birthdate: March 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
 19 
Bruce Sewell
(Businessperson)
Bruce Sewell
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: United States
 20 
Ahdaf Soueif
(Novelist)
Ahdaf Soueif
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
 21 
Andrew Miller
(Novelist known for his first book Ingenious Pain)
Andrew Miller
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
 22 
Jon Moulton
(Founder and managing partner of the private equity firm Better Capital)
Jon Moulton
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, England
 23 
Ursula Holden-Gill
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
 24 
Ben Crystal
0
Birthdate: 1977 AD
Birthplace: Ascot, England
 25 
Dave Snowden
(Welsh Management Consultant and a Pioneering Figure in Complexity Science and Sensemaking)
Dave Snowden
1
Birthdate: April 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chipping Ongar,England
 26 
Paul Magrs
(Novelist)
Paul Magrs
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jarrow, County Durham, England
 27 
Glen Duncan
(Writer)
Glen Duncan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bolton, Lancashire, England
 28 
Allan Chapman
(Historian)
Allan Chapman
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Swinton, United Kingdom
 29 
Maria Damanaki
(Politician)
Maria Damanaki
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 31, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Agios Nikolaos, Greece
 30 
Lawrence Blair
(Documentary filmmaker known for Ring of Fire: An Indonesian Odyssey)
Lawrence Blair
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surrey, England, United Kingdom
 31 
Fadia Faqir
(Writer)
Fadia Faqir
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
 32 
Irving Hexham
(Professor)
Irving Hexham
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Whitehaven, England
 33 
Jörg Rüpke
(Philologist)
Jörg Rüpke
0
Birthdate: December 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Herford, Germany
 34 
Helen Southworth
(Politician)
Helen Southworth
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthplace: City of Preston, Lancashire, England
 35 
Martin J. Goodman
0
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Leicester, England
 36 
Trevor McMillan
(Biologist, Radiologist)
Trevor McMillan
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gateshead, United Kingdom
 37 
Rob Holden
(Accountant)
Rob Holden
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manchester, England
 38 
Austin Tate
(Computer scientist)
Austin Tate
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthplace: Knottingley, England
 39 
Nigel G. Stocks
(Physicist)
Nigel G. Stocks
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bradford, England
 40 
Matt Donovan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthplace: Hudson, Ohio, United States
 41 
D. F. Lewis
(Writer)
D. F. Lewis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England
Established by the Royal Charter in 1964 is Lancaster University, which is a public research university in Lancashire, England. It is one of the 7 universities that has had the privilege to be rated in the top 10 across all national league tables of UK universities. The 360 acre campus was custom-designed integrate social, teaching and residential areas in the most ideal way possible. With the student body strength of over 12,000, the university comprises of nine colleges that provide the highest quality research, training and teaching. Having been regarded as one of the finest colleges in the United Kingdom, Lancaster finds itself consistently placed in all major league tables. It has been ranked among the top 10 by The Guardian, Times and Complete University Guide. As per the QS World University Rankings of the year 2016-17, Lancaster University is rated 129th in the world and The World University Rankings ranked it 137th in the world. It is considered as an elite institution and is sought-after and noticed due to its high levels of graduate employment. With alumni strength of over 13,000 in 183 countries globally, the former students of Lancaster University have lived up to its name through their professional achievers. James May, Alan Milburn, Andy Serkis and Ursula Martinez are some notable celebrities who attended the university. Presenting to you a complete list of famous personalities who were once students of Lancaster University.