Check out the list of notable University Of Manchester alumni. Some of the notable University Of Manchester students are Ludwig Wittgenstein, J. J. Thomson, James Chadwick, Anthony Burgess and Henry Moseley.

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.
Phil CollinsPhil Collins
(Drummer)

30 January 1951

British

Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
(Journalist)

18 October 1984

British

Ludwig WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein
(Philosopher)

26 April 1889

Austrian

J J ThompsonJ. J. Thomson
(Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner)

18 December 1856

British

Anthony BurgessAnthony Burgess

25 February 1917

British

Haider al-AbadiHaider al-Abadi
(75th Prime Minister of Iraq)

1952 AD

Iraqi

James ChadwickJames Chadwick
(Discoverer of Neutron)

20 October 1891

British

Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley
(Physicist)

23 November 1887

British

Arthur EddingtonArthur Eddington
(Astronomer)

28 December 1882

British

Norman Robert Foster Norman Foster
(Architect)

01 June 1935

British

John CockcroftJohn Cockcroft
(Physicist)

27 May 1897

British

John PolanyiJohn Polanyi
(Chemist)

23 January 1929

Canadian

Charles Thomson Rees WilsonCharles Thomson Rees Wilson
(Physicist)

14 February 1869

British

Norman HaworthNorman Haworth
(Chemist)

19 March 1883

British

Arthur Harden Arthur Harden
(Biochemist)

12 October 1865

British

Robert Robinson Robert Robinson
(Scientist)

13 September 1886

British

Michael SmithMichael Smith (Chemist)
(Biochemist)

26 April 1932

Canadian

Parineeti ChopraParineeti Chopra
(Actor)

22 October 1988

Indian

Jack WhitehallJack Whitehall
(Comedian, Television presenter, Actor, Screenwriter)

07 July 1988

British

Rik MayallRik Mayall
(Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Comedian, Autobiographer, Writer, Director, Screenwriter)

07 March 1958

British

Robert PowellRobert Powell
(Actor)

01 June 1944

British

Josh WiddicombeJosh Widdicombe
(Comedian)

08 April 1983

British

Ben EltonBen Elton
(Actor, Comedian, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright, Lyricist, Songwriter)

03 May 1959

Australian,British

Meera SyalMeera Syal
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film producer, Author, Novelist, Writer)

27 June 1961

British

Mark KermodeMark Kermode
(Television presenter, Musician, Journalist)

02 July 1963

British

Jesse ArmstrongJesse Armstrong
(Television producer, Screenwriter, Writer)

British

Alasdair MacIntyreAlasdair MacIntyre
(Philosopher, Professor)

12 January 1929

British,American

Adrian EdmondsonAdrian Edmondson
(Comedian, Musician, Screenwriter)

24 January 1957

British

James LovelockJames Lovelock
(Biologist, Chemist, University teacher, Mythographer)

26 July 1919

British

Andre GeimAndre Geim
(Physicist, Inventor, Professor, Scientist)

21 October 1958

British,Russian

Waldemar JanuszczakWaldemar Januszczak
(Journalist)

12 January 1954

British

Dave GormanDave Gorman
(Comedian)

02 March 1971

British

David AaronovitchDavid Aaronovitch
(Journalist, Television presenter, Writer, Author)

08 July 1954

British

Jo CoburnJo Coburn

12 November 1968

British

Anna FordAnna Ford
(Journalist, Presenter, News presenter)

02 October 1943

British

Robert BoltRobert Bolt
(Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer)

15 August 1924

British

Peter Maxwell DaviesPeter Maxwell Davies
(Composer, Conductor, Music educator, Film score composer)

08 September 1934

British

Michel ChossudovskyMichel Chossudovsky
(researcher, Author, Economist, conspiracy theorist)

1946 AD

Canadian

Victor TurnerVictor Turner
(Anthropologist, Sociologist)

28 May 1920

British

Colin McGinnColin McGinn
(Philosopher, University teacher)

10 March 1950

British

Irene KhanIrene Khan
(Lawyer)

24 December 1956

Bangladeshi

Ian Livingston, Baron Livingston of ParkheadIan Livingston, Baron Livingston of Parkhead
(Politician)

28 July 1964

British

John Henry PoyntingJohn Henry Poynting
(Physicist, University teacher)

09 September 1852

British

Joseph John ThomsonJoseph John Thomson
(Mathematician, Physicist)

18 December 1856

British