London School Of Economics Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of London School Of Economics (LSE). The list includes people like John F. Kennedy, B. R. Ambedkar, Mick Jagger, George Soros & Pierre Trudeau. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as intellectuals & academics, leaders, business people, miscellaneous and media personalities etc.
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 1 
Pierre Trudeau
(15th Prime Minister of Canada)
Pierre Trudeau
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: September 28, 2000
 2 
Lee Kuan Yew
(Founding Father of Modern Singapore)
Lee Kuan Yew
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore, Straits Settlements
Died: March 23, 2015
 3 
Kwame Nkrumah
(First President of Ghana)
Kwame Nkrumah
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nkroful
Died: April 27, 1972
 4 
Margrethe II of Denmark
(Queen of Denmark)
Margrethe II of Denmark
6
Birthdate: April 16, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 5 
Jaime Murray
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Stacie Monroe’ in the TV Series ‘Hustle’)
Jaime Murray
4
Birthdate: July 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Jo Cox
(Former British Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen (2015 - 2016))
Jo Cox
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Batley, West Yorkshire, England
Died: June 16, 2016
 7 
Ramsay MacDonald
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
Ramsay MacDonald
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lossiemouth
Died: November 9, 1937
 8 
K. R. Narayanan
(President of India)
K. R. Narayanan
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uzhavoor
Died: November 9, 2005
 9 
Juan Manuel Santos
(President of Colombia)
Juan Manuel Santos
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 10, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bogotá
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Cherie Blair
(Wife of Former British Prime Minister 'Tony Blair')
Cherie Blair
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bury, England
 11 
Michael Lewis
(Journalists)
Michael Lewis
2
Birthdate: October 15, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
 12 
Mwai Kibaki
(Former President of Kenya)
Mwai Kibaki
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 15, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gatuyaini
 13 
Ronald Coase
(Economist)
Ronald Coase
0
Birthdate: December 29, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Willesden, London, England
Died: September 2, 2013
 14 
Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann
(Model, Socialite and Daughter of Actress Isabella Rossellini)
Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 15 
Anthony Giddens
(Sociologist)
Anthony Giddens
1
Birthdate: January 18, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edmonton, London, England
 16 
Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Eric Garcetti
(42nd Mayor of Los Angeles)
Eric Garcetti
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Charles Saatchi
(Businessman)
Charles Saatchi
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baghdad
 19 
Kimba Wood
(Judge)
Kimba Wood
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Port Townsend, Washington
 20 
Peter R. Orszag
(CEO of Financial Advisory at 'Lazard')
Peter R. Orszag
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 21 
Zecharia Sitchin
(Science fiction writer)
Zecharia Sitchin
19
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
Died: October 9, 2010
 22 
Romano Prodi
(Economist, Politician, University teacher)
Romano Prodi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 9, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Scandiano
 23 
Oscar Arias Sanchez
(President of Costa Rica)
Oscar Arias Sanchez
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 13, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Heredia, Costa Rica
 24 
John Atta Mills
(Former President of Ghana (2009 – 2012))
John Atta Mills
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tarkwa, Ghana
Died: July 24, 2012
 25 
Thomas Mesereau
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 1, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Point, New York, United States
 26 
Leonid Hurwicz
(Mathematician, Economist)
Leonid Hurwicz
0
Birthdate: August 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: June 24, 2008
 27 
Ralf Dahrendorf
(Former European Commissioner for Trade (1970 - 1973))
Ralf Dahrendorf
1
Birthdate: May 1, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: June 17, 2009
 28 
Monisha Kaltenborn
(Business women who is former team principal of the Sauber Formula One team and held a 33.3% stake in the outfit)
Monisha Kaltenborn
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dehradun, India
 29 
Hilla Limann
(President of Ghana (1971 – 1981))
Hilla Limann
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gwollu, Gold Coast, Ghana
Died: January 23, 1998
 30 
Leo Rosten
(Humorist)
Leo Rosten
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 11, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Łódź, Poland
Died: February 19, 1997
 31 
Kamisese Mara
(Politician)
Kamisese Mara
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 6, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lomaloma, Fiji
Died: April 18, 2004
 32 
Leopold Kohr
(Economist)
Leopold Kohr
0
Birthdate: October 5, 1909
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria
Died: February 26, 1994
 33 
Sebastian Kulczyk
(Businessman)
Sebastian Kulczyk
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
 34 
Robert McKenzie
(Professor)
Robert McKenzie
0
Birthdate: September 11, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: October 12, 1981
 35 
Merlyn Rees
(Politician)
Merlyn Rees
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cilfynydd, Wales
Died: January 5, 2006
 36 
Hortense Powdermaker
(Cultural anthropologist)
Hortense Powdermaker
0
Birthdate: December 24, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: June 15, 1970
 37 
Mark Hampton
(Interior designer)
Mark Hampton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: July 23, 1998
 38 
Lewis Namier
(Historian)
Lewis Namier
1
Birthdate: June 27, 1888
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wola Okrzejska, Poland
Died: August 19, 1960
 39 
Xavier de Maistre
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toulon, France
 40 
Donald Soper
(Religious leader)
Donald Soper
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wandsworth,London, England
Died: December 22, 1998
 41 
Wissam Al Mana
(Businessman)
Wissam Al Mana
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Doha, Qatar
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 42 
Ella Winter
(Journalist)
Ella Winter
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1898 AD
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: August 5, 1980
 43 
Richard Pankhurst
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Woodford Green,London, England
Died: February 16, 2017
 44 
Kim Sang-Man
(Publisher)
Kim Sang-Man
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Julpo-myeon, Buan-gun, South Korea
Died: January 26, 1994
 45 
Shloka Mehta
(Wife of Akash Ambani)
Shloka Mehta
25
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mumbai
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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