University Of Birmingham Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Birmingham. The list includes people like Tim Curry, Susanne Klatten, Maurice Wilkins, John Stewart Bell & Mo Ibrahim. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, intellectuals & academics, scientists, engineers and media personalities 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 Tim Curry

Tim Curry
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grappenhall, Cheshire, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 Christine McVie

Christine McVie
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bouth, Lancashire, England

 3 Matthew Goode

Matthew Goode
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Exeter, Devon, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 4 Victoria Wood

Victoria Wood
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prestwich, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: April 20, 2016
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 5 Michaela Coel

Michaela Coel
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 Tamsin Greig

Tamsin Greig
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maidstone, Kent, England, UK
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 Simon Le Bon

Simon Le Bon
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 Elizabeth Henstridge

Elizabeth Henstridge
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 9 Maurice Wilkins

Maurice Wilkins
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biophysicist
Birthdate: December 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pongaroa, Wairarapa, New Zealand
Died: October 5, 2004

 10 Chris Tarrant

Chris Tarrant
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Famous As: Television presenter, Radio personality
Birthdate: October 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reading
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 11 Sarah Kane

Sarah Kane
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Writer
Birthdate: February 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brentwood
Died: February 20, 1999

 12 David Kelly

David Kelly
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Welsh Scientist and Authority on Biological Warfare
Birthdate: May 14, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Llwynypia, Glamorgan, Wales
Died: July 17, 2003

 13 Tom Riley

Tom Riley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maidstone, Kent, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 William Lane Craig

William Lane Craig
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Famous As: Philosopher, Theologian, University teacher, Writer
Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Peoria

 15 James Clavell

James Clavell
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: September 7, 1994

 16 Judy Loe

Judy Loe
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Urmston, Manchester, England

 17 Chris Addison

Chris Addison
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: November 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cardiff
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 18 Jane Wymark

Jane Wymark
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 31, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

 19 Lori Saunders

Lori Saunders
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 20 Isaac Hempstead Wright

Isaac Hempstead Wright
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 9, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Surrey, England, UK
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 21 Sister Bliss

Sister Bliss
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist, Disc jockey, Composer, Record producer
Birthdate: December 30, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London

 22 Ann Widdecombe

Ann Widdecombe
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bath, Somerset, England, UK
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 23 Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis
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Famous As: Member of the Hellenic Parliament
Birthdate: March 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palaio Faliro, Greece

 24 Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author Best Known for His 'Bernie Gunther' Series of Historical Detective Thrillers
Birthdate: February 22, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: March 23, 2018

 25 Ben Shephard

Ben Shephard
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Famous As: Journalist, Television presenter
Birthdate: December 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Epping

 26 Gisela Stuart

Gisela Stuart
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Velden, Bavaria, West Germany

 27 Jim Ratcliffe

Jim Ratcliffe
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: October 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Failsworth, Lancashire, England

 28 John Stewart Bell

John Stewart Bell
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: October 1, 1990

 29 Geoffrey Hutchings

Geoffrey Hutchings
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dorchester, England
Died: July 1, 2010

 30 Desmond Morris

Desmond Morris
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: January 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Purton, Wiltshire, England

 31 Mo Ibrahim

Mo Ibrahim
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sudan

 32 Suzy Aitchison

Suzy Aitchison
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marylebone, London
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 33 Jacquie Beltrao

Jacquie Beltrao
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Famous As: Sports presenter, Rhythmic gymnast
Birthdate: April 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 34 Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos

Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Georgetown, Guyana

 35 Irving Finkel

Irving Finkel
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Famous As: Philologist, Writer
Birthdate: August 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England

 36 Wavel Ramkalawan

Wavel Ramkalawan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 5th President of Seychelles
Birthdate: March 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mahé, Seychelles

 37 Francis William Aston

Francis William Aston
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Famous As: Chemist & Physicist
Birthdate: September 1, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harborne, Birmingham
Died: November 20, 1945

 38 Perry Christie

Perry Christie
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 3rd Prime Minister of the Bahamas
Birthdate: August 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

 39 Adam Osborne

Adam Osborne
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: He introduced the Osborne 1, the first commercially successful portable computer
Birthdate: March 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: March 18, 2003

 40 Gita Gutawa

Gita Gutawa
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: August 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 41 Prince Seeiso of Lesotho

Prince Seeiso of Lesotho
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Younger brother of Lesotho's King Letsie III
Birthdate: April 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Morija, Lesotho

 42 John R. Vane

John R. Vane
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Pharmacologist
Birthdate: March 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tardebigge, Worcestershire
Died: November 19, 2004

 43 Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya

Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Life peer
Birthdate: June 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, Madras Presidency, British India
Died: March 1, 2019

 44 Faisal Naseem

Faisal Naseem
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Funaadu, Fuvahmulah, Maldives

 45 Sophie Bray

Sophie Bray
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: May 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grasse, France
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 46 Kenny Anthony

Kenny Anthony
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: 6th Prime Minister of Saint Lucia
Birthdate: January 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Laborie, Saint Lucia

 47 Lily Owsley

Lily Owsley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: December 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 48 Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin

Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Automobile Designer
Birthdate: November 8, 1866
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Little Missenden, England
Died: May 23, 1941

 49 Elmira Minita Gordon

Elmira Minita Gordon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 1st Governor-General of Belize
Birthdate: December 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belize City, Belize
Died: January 1, 2021

 50 Saima Mohsin

Saima Mohsin
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1977 AD
Birthplace: London, England
The University of Birmingham traces its roots back to 1828, and is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham. Essentially being a research oriented university, it is a founding member of the Russell Group and Universitas 21, it was also in fact the first English redbrick university to receive its own charter. After having been deemed as the University of the Year in 2014, as per the Times Education Awards, Birmingham was ranked 15th in the United Kingdom and 82nd globally, as per the QS World University Rankings 2016-17. It was also ranked 118th in the world as per the 2017 edition of the U.S News & World Report. With the student body touching nearly 34,000 in number, the University of Birmingham is the fourth largest university in UK. The university aims to enhance its renowned research facilities and provide quality education through its six major departments which are – Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts and Sciences. The alumni of the university are well-known for dedication and quality of work that the institute was rated 90th worldwide and 10th in UK as per the 2016 Global Employability Ranking. Tamsin Greig, Matthew Goode, Chris Tarrant and Tim Curry are some of its notable alumni who have made the university proud. Here is the full-list of celebrities who attended the University of Birmingham.