Discover the notable alumni of University Of Manchester. The list includes people like Phil Collins, Milo Yiannopoulos, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Jonathan Ke Quan & J. J. Thomson. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, scientists, writers, media personalities and musicians etc.
Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer
Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
18 October 1984, Greek, British
Commentator

Jonathan Ke QuanJonathan Ke Quan
20 August 1971, American, Vietnamese
Actor

Ludwig WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein
26 April 1889, Austrian
Philosopher

Raza JaffreyRaza Jaffrey
28 May 1973, British
Actor

Anthony BurgessAnthony Burgess
25 February 1917, British
 
J J ThompsonJ. J. Thomson
18 December 1856, British
Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner

Arthur EddingtonArthur Eddington
28 December 1882, British
Astronomer

James ChadwickJames Chadwick
20 October 1891, British
Discoverer of Neutron
Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley
23 November 1887, British
Physicist

Haider al-AbadiHaider al-Abadi
1952 AD, Iraqi
75th Prime Minister of Iraq
John CockcroftJohn Cockcroft
27 May 1897, British
Physicist

Norman Robert Foster Norman Foster
01 June 1935, British
Architect

John PolanyiJohn Polanyi
23 January 1929, Canadian
Chemist

Charles Thomson Rees WilsonCharles Thomson Rees Wilson
14 February 1869, British
Physicist

Norman HaworthNorman Haworth
19 March 1883, British
Chemist
Arthur Harden Arthur Harden
12 October 1865, British
Biochemist

Robert Robinson Robert Robinson
13 September 1886, British
Scientist

Michael SmithMichael Smith (Chemist)
26 April 1932, Canadian
Biochemist

Parineeti ChopraParineeti Chopra
22 October 1988, Indian
Actor
Ralf LittleRalf Little
08 February 1980, British
Actor

Robert RinderRobert Rinder
31 May 1978, British
Barrister
Jennifer SaundersJennifer Saunders
06 July 1958, British
Comedians

Robert PowellRobert Powell
01 June 1944, British
Actor

Josh WiddicombeJosh Widdicombe
08 April 1983, British
Comedian
Mathew HorneMathew Horne
06 September 1978, British
Actor

Jesse ArmstrongJesse Armstrong
1972 AD, British
Author
Ben EltonBen Elton
03 May 1959, Australian, British
Actor, Comedian, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,

Meera SyalMeera Syal
27 June 1961, British
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Sean TealeSean Teale
18 June 1992, British
Actor
Michel ChossudovskyMichel Chossudovsky
1946 AD, Canadian
researcher, Author, Economist, conspiracy theorist

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Mark KermodeMark Kermode
02 July 1963, British
Television presenter, Musician, Journalist
Joe AbercrombieJoe Abercrombie
31 December 1974, British
Writer

Alasdair MacIntyreAlasdair MacIntyre
12 January 1929, British, American
Philosopher, Professor

David OakesDavid Oakes
14 October 1983, British
Actor

James LovelockJames Lovelock
26 July 1919, British
Biologist, Chemist, University teacher,
Charlotte HawkinsCharlotte Hawkins
16 May 1975, British
Television presenter
Waldemar JanuszczakWaldemar Januszczak
12 January 1954, British
Journalist

Dave GormanDave Gorman
02 March 1971, British
Comedian

Adrian EdmondsonAdrian Edmondson
24 January 1957, British
Comedian, Musician, Screenwriter

Sarah BurtonSarah Burton
01 January 1974, British
Fashion designer
Robert BoltRobert Bolt
15 August 1924, British
Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer

Andre GeimAndre Geim
21 October 1958, British, Russian
Physicist, Inventor, Professor, Scientist

Anna FordAnna Ford
02 October 1943, British
Journalist, Presenter, News presenter

David AaronovitchDavid Aaronovitch
08 July 1954, British
Journalist, Television presenter, Writer, Author

Peter Maxwell DaviesPeter Maxwell Davies
08 September 1934, British
Composer
George GissingGeorge Gissing
22 November 1857, British
Novelist

Michael McKinnellMichael McKinnell
25 December 1935, British, American
Architect
Frank WorrellFrank Worrell
01 August 1924, Barbadian, Jamaican
cricketer

Jo CoburnJo Coburn
12 November 1968, British
 

Victor TurnerVictor Turner
28 May 1920, British
Anthropologist, Sociologist
Rudolf PeierlsRudolf Peierls
05 June 1907, British
Physicist

Colin McGinnColin McGinn
10 March 1950, British
Philosopher, University teacher
Brian CoxBrian Cox
03 March 1968, British
Physicist

Said MusaSaid Musa
19 March 1944, Belizean
Lawyer

Irene KhanIrene Khan
24 December 1956, Bangladeshi
Lawyer

Ian Livingston, Baron Livingston of ParkheadIan Livingston, Baron Livingston of Parkhead
28 July 1964, British
Politician

Rami HamdallahRami Hamdallah
10 August 1958, Palestinian
Politician
John Henry PoyntingJohn Henry Poynting
09 September 1852, British
Physicist, University teacher

Tom KilburnTom Kilburn
11 August 1921, British
Computer scientist

Keith RuncornKeith Runcorn
19 November 1922, British
Physicist

Omar Abu RishaOmar Abu Risha
10 April 1910, Syrian
Poet
Richard GrimsdaleRichard Grimsdale
18 September 1929, British
Electrical engineer

Sydney ChapmanSydney Chapman
29 January 1888, British
Mathematician
Formed in 2004 after the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester, the University of Manchester is a redbrick, public research university in England. With almost 40,000 students, the University of Manchester is the second largest university in the United Kingdom and the largest single-site university. It has a great blend of students of different diversities hailing from different corners of the world. According to QS World University Rankings, it was ranked 29th in the world in 2016. It was also voted ‘the most targeted university’ with an astonishing rate of students who apply for admissions here. The campus is spread out across Manchester and is easily accessible by one and all. The highly-qualified faculty which includes famous scientists, economists, novelists and Nobel Laureates create an impeccable learning environment by incorporating world-leading research, expertise and technology to everyday learning. The excellence of the university is reflected in its programs, particularly in the life sciences, engineering, economics, humanities and sociology departments. The university, in fact teaches more academic topics than any other university in the United Kingdom. A number of noteworthy people have completed their education in the University of Manchester, such as John Dalton (founder of modern atomic theory), Ernst Rutherford (nuclear physicist), Benedict Cumberbatch and James Chadwick. Keeping reading to know some of the most distinguished alumni’s from the University of Manchester who have left their mark on the world.