University Of London

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.

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 
Nelson Mandela
(President of South Africa (1994-1999))

Nelson Mandela
40
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
24
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
20
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 10, 1815
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: November 27, 1852

 4 
Chinua Achebe
(Nigerian novelist)

Chinua Achebe
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Died: March 21, 2013

 5 
Edward Jenner
(Physicians)

Edward Jenner
9
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1749
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berkeley, England
Died: January 26, 1823

 6 

Wilfred Owen
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 18, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oswestry
Died: November 4, 1918

 7 

Mark Strong
5
Birthdate: August 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 8 
Princess Beatrice of York
(Elder daughter of Prince Andrew)

Princess Beatrice of York
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 9 
Robert Browning
(Poet & Playwright)

Robert Browning
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell
Died: December 12, 1889

 10 
DJ Qualls
(Actor)

DJ Qualls
14
Birthdate: June 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 11 
John Cale
(Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Actor, Lyricist, Musician, Autobiographer, Model, Film actor, Television actor, Music arranger, Experimental musician, Pianist, Film score composer)

John Cale
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Garnant
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 12 
Steve McQueen
(British Director Known for His Long Takes and Serious Subject Matters)

Steve McQueen
4
Birthdate: October 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 13 
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)

 14 
Paul Robeson
(Singer, Actor, and Black Activist.)

Paul Robeson
3
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)

 15 
John Snow
(Physician)

John Snow
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York, United Kingdom
Died: June 16, 1858

 16 
Ramsay MacDonald
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

Ramsay MacDonald
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lossiemouth
Died: November 9, 1937

 17 
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)

 18 
Sandie Shaw
(Singer)

Sandie Shaw
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dagenham

Enoch Powell
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: February 8, 1998

 20 
Jemima Khan
(Screenwriter)

Jemima Khan
4
Birthdate: January 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 21 
Sandrine Holt
(Model, Actress)

Sandrine Holt
0
Birthdate: November 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 
Emmerson Mnangagwa
(President of Zimbabwe (Since 2017))

Emmerson Mnangagwa
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zvishavane, Zimbabwe

 23 
Bill Bailey
(Comedian)

Bill Bailey
1
Birthdate: January 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bath, Somerset, England
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 24 
Thabo Mbeki
(Politician, Economist)

Thabo Mbeki
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Transkei

 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 
Roxanne McKee
(Actress)

Roxanne McKee
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canada
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 27 
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)

 28 
Michael Boulos
(Tiffany Trump’s Boyfriend)

Michael Boulos
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Lagos

 29 
Carter Page
(Petroleum industry consultant)

Carter Page
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

 30 
Damien Hirst
(Artist)

Damien Hirst
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bristol
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 31 
Jojo Moyes
(Journalist)

Jojo Moyes
0
Birthdate: August 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

 32 
Mawra Hocane
(Actress)

Mawra Hocane
5
Birthdate: September 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 33 

Kalki Koechlin
4
Birthdate: January 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pondicherry, India
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 34 
Maajid Nawaz
(Activist, Radio Presenter and Founding Chairman of the Think Tank 'Quilliam')

Maajid Nawaz
0
Birthdate: November 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England

 35 
Ashley Banjo
(Choreographer)

Ashley Banjo
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leytonstone
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 36 

Derek Walcott
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
Died: March 17, 2017

 37 
Charles K. Kao
(Electrical Engineer and Physicist Who Developed the Use of "Fiber Optics" in Telecommunications)

Charles K. Kao
57
Birthdate: November 4, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: September 23, 2018

 38 
Graham Sutherland
(Painter, Artist)

Graham Sutherland
0
Birthdate: August 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Streatham
Died: February 17, 1980

 39 
Malcolm McLaren
(Singer, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Talent agent, Record producer, Talent manager)

Malcolm McLaren
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stoke Newington
Died: April 8, 2010

 40 
Henry Gray
(Anatomist and surgeon)

Henry Gray
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 1827 AD
Birthplace: Belgravia
Died: June 13, 1861

 41 
Esther McVey
(Politician)

Esther McVey
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 24, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 42 
Gina Miller
(Business owner and activist)

Gina Miller
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guyana

 43 
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

 44 
Todd Young
(Politician)

Todd Young
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 45 
Antony Flew
(Philosopher, University teacher)

Antony Flew
0
Birthdate: February 11, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: April 8, 2010

 46 
Quentin Blake
(Cartoonist)

Quentin Blake
1
Birthdate: December 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sidcup, Kent, England

 47 
Abi Titmuss
(Actor, Model)

Abi Titmuss
0
Birthdate: February 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark-on-Trent
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 48 
Leslie Cockburn
(Journalist)

Leslie Cockburn
0
Birthdate: September 2, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, USA

 49 
Eckhart Tolle
(Spiritual teacher and self-help author)

Eckhart Tolle
13
Birthdate: February 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lünen, Germany

 50 
Nazia Hassan
(Singer, Guitarist)

Nazia Hassan
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Died: August 13, 2000