Newcastle University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Newcastle University. The list includes people like Rowan Atkinson, Wilko Johnson, Tim Farron, Alexander Downer & Paul Kennedy. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as intellectuals & academics, musicians, film & theater personalities, leaders and singers etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Consett, County Durham, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 2 Princess Eugenie

Princess Eugenie
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Royal family member
Birthdate: March 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England, UK
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 3 Tim Farron

Tim Farron
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Preston

 4 Wilko Johnson

Wilko Johnson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Actor
Birthdate: July 12, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canvey Island

 5 Kate Adie

Kate Adie
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Whitley Bay, Northumberland, England

 6 Chris Vance

Chris Vance
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 Charlie Webster

Charlie Webster
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sheffield
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 William George Armstrong, Baron Armstrong

William George Armstrong, Baron Armstrong
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 26, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Died: December 27, 1900

 9 Ron Atkinson

Ron Atkinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: March 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

 10 Alexander Downer

Alexander Downer
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Economist, Diplomat, Politician
Birthdate: September 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Adelaide

 11 Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Barry, Vale of Glamorgan Barry, Wales

 12 Bruce Babbitt

Bruce Babbitt
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 27, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Flagstaff, Arizona, United States

 13 David Tibet

David Tibet
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Painter, Poet
Birthdate: March 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Batu Gajah

 14 Paul Kennedy

Paul Kennedy
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Famous As: Geopolitician, Historian, University teacher
Birthdate: June 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wallsend

 15 Constance Briscoe

Constance Briscoe
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Barrister
Birthdate: May 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: England

 16 Ali Mohamed Shein

Ali Mohamed Shein
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pemba Island, Tanzania

 17 Peter Straughan

Peter Straughan
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Famous As: Playwright, Screenwriter
Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Gateshead, England

 18 Adrian Henri

Adrian Henri
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Birkenhead, England
Died: December 20, 2000

 19 Nigel Shadbolt

Nigel Shadbolt
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: April 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England

 20 Alan Plater

Alan Plater
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Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: April 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jarrow, England
Died: June 25, 2010

 21 Ian Carr

Ian Carr
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz musician
Birthdate: April 21, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dumfries, Scotland
Died: February 25, 2009

 22 Anuradha Doddaballapur

Anuradha Doddaballapur
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: First female cricketer in the history of international cricket to take 4 wickets in 4 balls
Birthdate: September 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Davanagere, Karnataka, India

 23 Ed Coode

Ed Coode
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: June 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indian Queens, Cornwall, England
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 24 David Mercer

David Mercer
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: British playwright
Birthdate: June 27, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wakefield, England
Died: August 8, 1980

 25 Solomon Berewa

Solomon Berewa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bo, Sierra Leone

 26 James Hennessy

James Hennessy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: September 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Unknown

 27 Rachel Newton

Rachel Newton
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Harpist,
Birthdate: October 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

 28 Geraldine Swayne

Geraldine Swayne
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Famous As: Painter, who works mainly in miniature in enamel on metal
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Located in North-east England and established in 1834, Newcastle University is a redbrick public research university. With over 175 undergraduate programs and 340 postgraduate and research programs, the university gives its students the prospect to grow professionally across its 24 academic schools and 40 research centers. With over 43,000 students who make up the student body, the three main departments of Newcastle University are classified as Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, and the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering. To extend its excellence to other parts of the world, Newcastle University went international with its branch in Singapore and Malaysia. Being a member of the Russell Group of UK’s research-intensive universities, it is generally rated among the top 200 in many world rankings and top 20 in United Kingdom’s rankings. Being a research oriented university, all its submitted research areas have been deemed as world leading and internationally recognized, making it in UK’s top twelve for research power in science and engineering. With emphasis to social responsibility, sustainability and diversity, the university concentrates on big picture global issues. Newcastle University has produced various notable folks that have excelled in the fields of business, academics, medicine, music, art, and cinema and so on. Rowan Atkinson, Kate Adie, Bryan Ferry and Tim Farron are some individuals who completed their education in Newcastle University. Keep reading to know more celebrities who have made the university proud.