University Of Leeds Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Leeds. The list includes people like Emma Mackey, Mark Knopfler, Keir Starmer, Mark Gatiss & Alice Levine. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, musicians, writers, singers and critics & connoisseurs 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 Emma Mackey

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 4, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Le Mans
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 2 Meredith Susanna Cara Kercher

Meredith Susanna Cara Kercher.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Student
Birthdate: December 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Southwark, London, England
Died: November 1, 2007

 3 Natasia Demetriou

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: London Borough of Camden, London, United Kingdom

 4 Dennis Prager

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Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: August 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 5 Cressida Bonas

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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Winchester, Hampshire, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 6 Dominic Holland

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 Jenny Ryan

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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: April 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bolton, Lancashire, England, UK
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 Alice Levine

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Famous As: Presenter
Birthdate: July 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nottingham

 9 Leslie Cheung

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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Film director, Actor, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kowloon
Died: April 1, 2003
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Mark Knopfler

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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Record producer, Film score composer
Birthdate: August 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glasgow
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 Bill Bruford

Bill Bruford
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: May 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sevenoaks, England

 12 Linda Bassett

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pluckley, Kent, England, UK

 13 Alistair Brownlee

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Triathlete
Birthdate: April 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dewsbury, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 14 Ken Robinson

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

 15 Dan Smith

Dan Smith
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Jack Straw

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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England

 17 Elio Di Rupo

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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Morlanwelz, Belgium

 18 Jay Rayner

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Famous As: Presenter, Journalist, Food critic
Birthdate: September 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London

 19 Richard Quest

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Famous As: Journalist, Television presenter
Birthdate: March 9, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool

 20 Paul Dacre

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Arnos Grove

 21 Little Boots

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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Record producer
Birthdate: May 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thornton
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 22 Clare Short

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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

 23 Piers Sellers

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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Astronaut, Scientist, Meteorologist
Birthdate: April 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Crowborough
Died: December 23, 2016

 24 Andy Kershaw

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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: November 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rochdale

 25 Wizard of New Zealand

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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Comedian, Teacher, Politician, Stage magician
Birthdate: December 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London

 26 Herbert Read

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Art Historian
Birthdate: December 4, 1893
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Muscoates, England
Died: June 12, 1968

 27 David Cox

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Famous As: Statistician
Birthdate: July 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham, England

 28 Boff Whalley

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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Burnley, Lancashire, England

 29 Richard Hoggart

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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Academic
Birthdate: September 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: April 10, 2014

 30 Tony Harrison

Tony Harrison
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer, Playwright
Birthdate: April 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leeds

 31 Arthur Greenwood

Arthur Greenwood
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 8, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hunslet, Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 9, 1954

 32 Lauren Jeska

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Fell running
Birthdate: September 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lancaster, United Kingdom

 33 Fiona May

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: December 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Slough, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 34 John Rupert Firth

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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: June 17, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Keighley, England
Died: December 14, 1960

 35 Meja Mwangi

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nanyuki, Kenya

 36 Sandra Kalniete

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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolpashevsky District, Russia

 37 Robin Skelton

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Easington, England
Died: August 22, 1997

 38 Edward Olive

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Established in 1904 in West Yorkshire, England, is the University of Leeds which is a redbrick university. The student body of the University of Leeds comprises of almost 32,000 students, which makes it the seventh largest university in the United Kingdom. The university believes in power of diversity, and houses individuals from different parts of the world. Being one of the best universities in the U.K., Leeds is ranked as the 32nd best university in Europe and the 93rd best internationally, as per the 2016-17 statistics of QS World University Rankings. It was also declared as the Sunday Times University of the Year in the year 2017. By practicing professionalism, integrity and inclusiveness to everyday learning, Leeds provides a welcoming learning environment. The whole campus occupies a beautiful and sprawling 1230 acres, and is elegantly and diversely styled, as per the history of the country. Leeds offers remarkable programs in various areas of studies such as Arts, Business, Engineering, Science and Medicine, thus making it one of the most targeted British universities today. The University of Leeds, has produced various distinguished people and a large number of Nobel Laureates. Chris Pine, Sayeeda Warsi and Piers Sellers make the list of some eminent people who had their humble beginnings at the University of Leeds. Here’s a list of some notable personalities from the University of Leeds, who have been a constant source of inspiration to the world.