University Of Glasgow

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Glasgow. The list includes people like Alistair Maclean, Nikki Cross, Mark Millar, Neil Oliver & John Cairncross. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, leaders, writers, intellectuals & academics and physicians 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 Adam Smith

Adam Smith
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 5, 1723
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Died: July 17, 1790

 2 Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 David Livingstone

David Livingstone
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Physician, Explorer
Birthdate: March 19, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: May 1, 1873

 4 Emeli Sandé

Emeli Sandé
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: R&B Singer Best Remebered for her Album 'Our Vision of Events'
Birthdate: March 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 5 Nikki Cross

Nikki Cross
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 6 Neil Oliver

Neil Oliver
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Famous As: TV Presenter
Birthdate: February 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK

 7 William Ramsay

William Ramsay
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: October 2, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 23, 1916
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 8 Mark Millar

Mark Millar
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Comic Book Writer
Birthdate: December 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 9 Alistair Maclean

Alistair Maclean
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: April 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shettleston, Glasgow, Scotland
Died: February 2, 1987
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Liam Fox

Liam Fox
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: East Kilbride, Scotland, UK

 11 Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola

Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 24, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Abeokuta, Nigeria
Died: July 7, 1998

 12 Vince Cable

Vince Cable
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: May 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: York, England, UK
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 13 A. J. Cronin

A. J. Cronin
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: July 19, 1896
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cardross, Scotland
Died: January 6, 1981

 14 Katherine Grainger

Katherine Grainger
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: November 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 15 Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Jocelyn Bell Burnell
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astrophysicist who discovered the first radio pulsars and was President of the Royal Astronomical Society from 2002 until 2004
Birthdate: July 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lurgan, Northern Ireland

 16 Charles Kennedy

Charles Kennedy
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British Leader of the Liberal Democrats (1999-2006)
Birthdate: November 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Inverness, Scotland
Died: June 1, 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 17 Laura Muir

Laura Muir
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Middle distance runner, Long-distance runner
Birthdate: May 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 18 Henry Campbell-Bannerman

Henry Campbell-Bannerman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1905-08)
Birthdate: September 7, 1836
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: April 22, 1908

 19 James Wilson

James Wilson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Founding Fathers of the United States
Birthdate: September 14, 1742
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fife, Scotland
Died: August 21, 1798

 20 John Buchan

John Buchan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Perth, Scotland
Died: February 11, 1940

 21 William Boyd

William Boyd
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Accra, Gold Coast (British colony) Gold Coast

 22 Tobias Smollett

Tobias Smollett
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 19, 1721
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dalquhurn (now part of Renton, Scotland Renton), Scotland
Died: September 17, 1771

 23 Danny Bhoy

Danny Bhoy
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moffat, Scotland

 24 Joseph Dalton Hooker

Joseph Dalton Hooker
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: June 30, 1817
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Halesworth, Suffolk, England
Died: December 10, 1911

 25 James Boswell

James Boswell
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Biographer
Birthdate: October 18, 1740
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: May 19, 1795

 26 John Cairncross

John Cairncross
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: British civil servant
Birthdate: July 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
Died: October 8, 1995

 27 Francis Hutcheson

Francis Hutcheson
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Famous As: Philosopher, Economist
Birthdate: August 8, 1694
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saintfield, County Down, Ulster, Ireland
Died: January 14, 1747

 28 Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara

Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barajali, The Gambia
Died: August 27, 2019

 29 Andrew Watson

Andrew Watson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: World's first black person to play association football at international level
Birthdate: May 24, 1856
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Demerara, Guyana
Died: March 8, 1921
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 30 Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: July 27, 1777
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: June 15, 1844

 31 James McGill

James McGill
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: October 6, 1744
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: December 19, 1813

 32 Regina Ip

Regina Ip
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Non-official Member of the Executive Council
Birthdate: August 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hong Kong

 33 Colin Bryce

Colin Bryce
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Great Britain Olympic Bobsledder
Birthdate: August 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 34 John Rankin

John Rankin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Governor of the British Virgin Islands
Birthdate: March 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: England

 35 Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll

Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: February 26, 1629
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dalkeith, Scotland
Died: June 30, 1685

 36 William Hunter

William Hunter
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: May 23, 1718
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Long Calderwood, Scotland
Died: March 30, 1783

 37 Helen MacInnes

Helen MacInnes
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland,United Kingdom
Died: September 30, 1985

 38 Craig Reedie

Craig Reedie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sports Administrator
Birthdate: May 6, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stirling, Scotland

 39 Donald Campbell Dewar

Donald Campbell Dewar
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: October 11, 2000

 40 Edwin Morgan

Edwin Morgan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: August 17, 2010

 41 Robert Dinwiddie

Robert Dinwiddie
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Administrator
Birthdate: 1692 AD
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 27, 1770

 42 Increase Mather

Increase Mather
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Clergyman
Birthdate: June 21, 1639
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Massachusetts Bay Colony, United States
Died: August 23, 1723

 43 Donald Kaberuka

Donald Kaberuka
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: October 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Byumba, Rwanda

 44 Robert Stirling

Robert Stirling
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Famous As: Clergyman
Birthdate: October 25, 1790
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perthshire, Scotland
Died: June 6, 1878

 45 James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce

James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: May 10, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: January 22, 1922

 46 John Scott Russell

John Scott Russell
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 9, 1808
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Parkhead, Glasgow, Scotland
Died: June 8, 1882

 47 James Bridie

James Bridie
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Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: January 3, 1888
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: January 29, 1951

 48 Cosmo Gordon Lang

Cosmo Gordon Lang
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Archbishop
Birthdate: October 31, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Died: December 5, 1945

 49 Robert Henryson

Robert Henryson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1425 AD
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: 1500 AD

 50 Alexander R. Todd, Baron Todd

Alexander R. Todd, Baron Todd
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biochemist
Birthdate: October 2, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cathcart, Glasgow, Scotland
Died: January 10, 1997