Nottingham University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Nottingham University. The list includes people like D. H. Lawrence, Najib Razak, Roger Tomlinson, Saira Khan & John Sawers. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, media personalities, film & theater personalities, intellectuals & academics and leaders 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 Najib Razak

Najib Razak
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Malaysia
Birthdate: July 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kuala Lipis, Malaysia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 Ian Wilmut

Ian Wilmut
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: July 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hampton Lucy, England

 3 John Sawers

John Sawers
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Civil servant, Diplomat
Birthdate: July 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warwick

 4 Johnnie Johnson

Johnnie Johnson
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: March 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England
Died: January 30, 2001

 5 Saira Khan

Saira Khan
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Long Eaton

 6 Peter Boardman

Peter Boardman
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mountaineer
Birthdate: December 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockport, Cheshire, England

 7 Anil Kakodkar

Anil Kakodkar
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barwani
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 8 Nigel Shadbolt

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

 9 Roger Tomlinson

Roger Tomlinson
Famous As: Father of GIS
Birthdate: November 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Died: February 9, 2014

 10 Blake Morrison

Blake Morrison
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Yorkshire, England

 11 Neil Carmichael

Neil Carmichael
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hexham, Northumberland, England

 12 Chris Bartley

Chris Bartley
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: February 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrexham, Wales

 13 Arthur Carty

Arthur Carty
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: September 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, England

 14 Hugh Hickling

Hugh Hickling
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: August 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Derby, England
Died: February 11, 2007

 15 Reginald Coates

Reginald Coates
Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: June 28, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Mills, Derbyshire, England
Died: November 22, 2004

 16 Kris Kirk

Kris Kirk
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Journalist, Writer
Birthdate: May 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
The University of Nottingham, founded in 1881, is located in one of the UK's most cosmopolitan cities, Nottingham. This public research university provides education in Arts, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science, Engineering, and Social Sciences. Apart from the main campus, the university has its campuses in Nottinghamshire, Derby, Derbyshire, Lincoln, Malaysia and China. The university has transformed its students to Nobel Prize winners, leading scientists, politicians, novelists and Olympic gold medalists. The famous novelist, DH Lawrence, who is best known for his novels like Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, Women in Love and Lady Chatterley's Lover, studied at the University of Nottingham. He was also a poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter. Dr Stewart Adams OBE, the one who relieved our body pains by developing the painkiller Ibuprofen. Dato Seri Najib Razak, the sixth and the current Prime Minister of Malaysia received his bachelor's degree in industrial economics in 1974 from the University of Nottingham. Sir Clive William John Granger, the British economist who received Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences taught Economics at the University of Nottingham. Sir Peter Mansfield, the genius who is awarded the Nobel Prize in 2003 for developing Magnetic Resonance Imaging was also a professor in this university. Ruth Wilson, Haydn Gwynne, Helen Willetts, Lord Hollick, Sir Robert Phillis are some of the former alumni of The University of Nottingham. Keep scrolling to get the complete list of famous personalities who are alumni’s of the University of Nottingham.