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Discover the notable alumni of University Of London. The list includes people like Nelson Mandela, B. R. Ambedkar, Ada Lovelace, Bear Grylls & Robert Mugabe. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, leaders, media personalities, intellectuals & academics and film & theater personalities etc.
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 1 
Nelson Mandela
( Anti-Apartheid Activist Who Served as the First President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999)
Nelson Mandela
57
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 18, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mvezo, South Africa
Died: December 5, 2013
 2 
Brian May
(Lead Guitarist of the Rock Band 'Queen')
Brian May
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hampton, London, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Ada Lovelace
(Countess of Lovelace)
Ada Lovelace
29
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 10, 1815
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: November 27, 1852
 4 
George Eliot
(English Novelist, Poet and One of the Leading Writers of the Victorian Era)
George Eliot
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 22, 1819
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warwickshire, England
Died: December 22, 1880
 5 
D. H. Lawrence
(English Writer and Poet Known for His Novels: ‘Sons and Lovers’, ‘The Rainbow’ and ‘Women in Love’)
D. H. Lawrence
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eastwood, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 2, 1930
 6 
Chinua Achebe
(Nigerian novelist)
Chinua Achebe
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Died: March 21, 2013
 7 
Edward Jenner
(Physicians)
Edward Jenner
9
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1749
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berkeley, England
Died: January 26, 1823
 8 
Wilfred Owen
22
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 18, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oswestry
Died: November 4, 1918
 9 
Mark Strong
(Best Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘Stardust’, ‘RocknRolla’, ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and ‘Kick-Ass’)
Mark Strong
7
Birthdate: August 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Steve McQueen
(British Director Best Known for His Film '12 Years a Slave')
Steve McQueen
6
Birthdate: October 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Princess Beatrice of York
(Elder daughter of Prince Andrew)
Princess Beatrice of York
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 12 
DJ Qualls
(Actor)
DJ Qualls
14
Birthdate: June 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 13 
Chelsea Peretti
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Role as ‘Gina Linetti’ in the Comedy Series ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’)
Chelsea Peretti
20
Birthdate: February 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Contra Costa County, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 14 
Eckhart Tolle
(Spiritual Teacher and Self-Help Author Known for His Works ‘The Power of Now’ and ‘A New Earth’)
Eckhart Tolle
16
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lünen, Germany
 15 
Robert Browning
(Poet & Playwright)
Robert Browning
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell
Died: December 12, 1889
 16 
John Cale
(Welsh Musician, Composer and Founding Member of the American Rock Band 'The Velvet Underground')
John Cale
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Garnant, Wales
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 17 
Damon Albarn
(Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter)
Damon Albarn
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Whitechapel
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Paul Robeson
(Singer, Actor, and Black Activist.)
Paul Robeson
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 23, 1976
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 19 
John Snow
(Physician)
John Snow
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York, United Kingdom
Died: June 16, 1858
 20 
Tsai Ing-wen
(7th President of the Republic of China)
Tsai Ing-wen
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 21 
Ramsay MacDonald
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
Ramsay MacDonald
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lossiemouth
Died: November 9, 1937
 22 
Bill Bailey
(Comedian)
Bill Bailey
1
Birthdate: January 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bath, Somerset, England
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 23 
Mary Quant
(Fashion Designer)
Mary Quant
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Jemima Khan
(Screenwriter)
Jemima Khan
4
Birthdate: January 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 25 
Romola Garai
(Actor, Film actor)
Romola Garai
2
Birthdate: August 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 26 
Sandrine Holt
(Model, Actress)
Sandrine Holt
0
Birthdate: November 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 27 
Thabo Mbeki
(Politician, Economist)
Thabo Mbeki
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Transkei
 28 
Emmerson Mnangagwa
(3rd President of Zimbabwe)
Emmerson Mnangagwa
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zvishavane, Zimbabwe
 29 
Malcolm McLaren
(Singer, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Talent agent, Record producer, Talent manager)
Malcolm McLaren
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stoke Newington
Died: April 8, 2010
 30 
Peter Higgs
(British Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate for His Work on the Mass of Subatomic Particles)
Peter Higgs
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
 31 
Sandie Shaw
(Singer)
Sandie Shaw
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dagenham
 32 
Harry Hill
(English Comedian Known for Hosting Radio Show Called ‘Harry Hill’s Fruit Corner')
Harry Hill
0
Birthdate: October 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Woking, Surrey, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 33 
Roxanne McKee
(Actress)
Roxanne McKee
4
Birthdate: August 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canada
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 34 
Damien Hirst
(Artist)
Damien Hirst
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bristol
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 35 
Michael Boulos
(Tiffany Trump’s Boyfriend)
Michael Boulos
28
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
 36 
Maajid Nawaz
(Activist, Radio Presenter and Founding Chairman of the Think Tank 'Quilliam')
Maajid Nawaz
1
Birthdate: November 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
 37 
Jojo Moyes
(Journalist)
Jojo Moyes
0
Birthdate: August 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
 38 
Derek Walcott
(Saint Lucian Poet, Playwright, and Winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Derek Walcott
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
Died: March 17, 2017
 39 
Mawra Hocane
(Pakistani Actress and Model Known for Her TV Series 'Ek Tamanna Lahasil Si' and 'Aahista Aahista')
Mawra Hocane
12
Birthdate: September 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 40 
Charles K. Kao
(Electrical Engineer and Physicist Who Developed the Use of "Fiber Optics" in Telecommunications)
Charles K. Kao
59
Birthdate: November 4, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: September 23, 2018
 41 
Henry Gray
(Anatomist and surgeon)
Henry Gray
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 1827 AD
Birthplace: Belgravia
Died: June 13, 1861
 42 
Lucian Freud
(British Painter Who was One of the Foremost 20th-Century English Portraitists)
Lucian Freud
4
Birthdate: December 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 20, 2011
 43 
Graham Sutherland
(Painter, Artist)
Graham Sutherland
0
Birthdate: August 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Streatham
Died: February 17, 1980
 44 
Abi Titmuss
(Actor, Model)
Abi Titmuss
0
Birthdate: February 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark-on-Trent
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 45 
Leslie Cockburn
(Journalist)
Leslie Cockburn
1
Birthdate: September 2, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, USA
 46 
Gina Miller
(Businesswoman and Activist, Who Won a Case over Brexit Implementation, against the British Government)
Gina Miller
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guyana
 47 
Kalki Koechlin
(French Actress Who Predominently Works in Hindi Films)
Kalki Koechlin
5
Birthdate: January 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pondicherry, India
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 48 
Antony Flew
(Philosopher, University teacher)
Antony Flew
0
Birthdate: February 11, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: April 8, 2010
 49 
Ashley Banjo
(English Actor, Street Dancer, and Choreographer)
Ashley Banjo
3
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leytonstone
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 50 
Ken Robinson
(Author and Speaker Best Known for Preaching Creativity in Teaching)
Ken Robinson
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: August 21, 2020