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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Nottingham. The list includes people like Theo James, Saira Khan, John Sawers. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, media personalities, miscellaneous, engineers and scientists etc.
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Theo James
(Actor)
Theo James
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Birthdate: December 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Theo James is best known for his award-winning role of "Four" Tobias Eaton in the Divergent series of films. Audiences also loved him in the series Bedlam and Golden Boy. Theo has also performed for the band Shere Khan and is devoted to the cause of Syrian refugees.
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Ruth Wilson
(Actress)
Ruth Wilson
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Birthdate: January 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ashford, Surrey, England
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Eva Carneiro
(Sports medicine specialist who is best known for serving as the first-team doctor of Chelsea, which she joined in 2009)
Eva Carneiro
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gibraltar
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Ian Wilmut
(British Embryologist Known for Creating a Cloned Sheep Named 'Dolly' From an Adult Sheep’s Somatic Cell)
Ian Wilmut
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Birthdate: July 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hampton Lucy, England

British biologist Ian Wilmut revolutionized embryology by leading the team of researchers who successfully created the first cloned mammal, the sheep named Dolly. A leading proponent of cryopreservation, he also implanted the first calf embryo, Frostie, in a surrogate cow. He was later knighted for his achievements.

 5 
Iman Afzan
(Princess)
Iman Afzan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 6 
Jolyon Palmer
(British Formula One Driver and Commentator)
Jolyon Palmer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Horsham, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Theresa Tam
(3rd Chief Public Health Officer of Canada)
Theresa Tam
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Hong Kong
 8 
Brian Moore
(English Former Rugby Union Footballer)
Brian Moore
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Brian Moore is an English former rugby union footballer. He played as a hooker for Nottingham, Harlequins, and Richmond. He was abandoned by his father as a child and had a difficult childhood. He sought solace in rugby and became a formidable player. He is currently a rugby presenter and pundit for BBC Sport, Talksport, and Love Sport Radio. 

 9 
Saira Khan
(Journalist)
Saira Khan
1
Birthdate: May 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Long Eaton
 10 
Deng Yaping
(One of the Greatest Table Tennis Players in the History of the Sport)
Deng Yaping
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zhengzhou, China
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
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Sir Clive William John Granger
(British Econometrician and Winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences)
Sir Clive William John Granger
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Birthdate: September 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Swansea, Wales
Died: May 27, 2009

Known for his contributions to analysis of the nonlinear time series, Sir Clive William John Granger was a British econometrician, who worked with Robert Engle to develop new statistical methods. Basing their work on cointegration, they were able to differentiate between and combine the analysis of short-term fluctuations and long-term trends, earning Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for it.

 12 
John Sawers
(British Intelligence Officer, Diplomat and Civil Servant)
John Sawers
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warwick, England

Former MI6 chief John Sawers has also been a Permanent Representative of the UK to the UN and the British ambassador to Egypt. His work has taken him to Yemen, Syria, and South Africa. A descendant of the aristocratic Stratford family, he later founded Newbridge Advisory and also taught at King's College London.

 13 
Helen Willetts
(British Meteorologist Who Is Best Known for Her Work with Various BBC Channels)
Helen Willetts
1
Birthdate: February 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chester, England

British meteorologist Helen Willetts has been a known face on various BBC channels, such as BBC World News, BBC Radio 4, and BBC Radio 2. Considered one of the sexiest presenters on TV by the media, this TRIC Award-winning weather presenter has also played badminton for Wales internationally.

 14 
Tuanku Zara Salim
(Queen consort)
Tuanku Zara Salim
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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Charlie Elphicke
(British Politician and Convicted Sex Offender)
Charlie Elphicke
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England

Charlie Elphicke is an English politician and former solicitor. He served as the Lord Commissioner of the Treasury from 2015 to 2016. A controversial politician, Elphicke was charged with sexual offenses against two women and was sentenced to two years in an open prison in 2020.

 16 
Michael Coren
(Writer, clergyman)
Michael Coren
1
Birthdate: January 15, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Walthamstow, Essex, England
 17 
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
(Director-General of the World Health Organization)
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Asmara, Eritrea

The current director-general of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom is an Ethiopian politician who has previously led his country as its minister of health and minister of foreign affairs. He scripted history as the first African to head the WHO. He is known for his efforts in resisting AIDS, Ebola, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

 18 
Anil Kakodkar
(Engineer)
Anil Kakodkar
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barwani

Anil Kakodkar is an Indian mechanical engineer and nuclear physicist who served as the director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) from 1996 to 2000. He is one of the core members of the team which conducted Pokharan II nuclear tests. Over the course of his career, Kakodkar has received several prestigious awards, such as the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.

 19 
Sukki Singapora
(The First International Burlesque Performer from Singapore)
Sukki Singapora
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Singapore

Sukki Singapora scripted history as the first global burlesque performer from Singapore. Born to a British mother and an Indian father, who were both doctors, Singapora surprised everyone when she chose performing arts as a vocation. A feminist activist, too, she appeared in the Netflix series Singapore Social.

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Sara Danius
(Literary Critic)
Sara Danius
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Birthdate: April 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Täby, Sweden
Died: October 12, 2019

Sara Danius was a Swedish professor of literary studies and essayist. She is best remembered for writing about the relationship between society and literature and dealt with authors like Gustave Flaubert, Thomas Mann, and Marcel Proust. Over the course of her illustrious career, Sara Danius was honored with several prestigious awards like Gerard Bonnier's Essay Prize and Lena Nyman Prize.

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Peter Boardman
(English Mountaineer and Author Best Known for a Series of Bold and Lightweight Expeditions to the Himalayas)
Peter Boardman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockport, Cheshire, England
Died: May 17, 1982
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Oliver James
(British Psychologist)
Oliver James
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Birthdate: 1953 AD
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Kristan Bromley
(British Skeleton Racer)
Kristan Bromley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rossendale, Lancashire, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Bhasha Mukherjee
(Model)
Bhasha Mukherjee
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Born in Kolkata, India, Bhasha Mukherjee moved to England as a 9-year-old kid. She later not only acquired a medical degree but also won the Miss England 2019 pageant, and later represented England at the Miss World contest. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, she returned to medical practice.

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Helena Dalli
(Politician)
Helena Dalli
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Żabbar, Malta
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Nigel Shadbolt
(Professor)
Nigel Shadbolt
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
 27 
Simon Nixon
(Businessperson)
Simon Nixon
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
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Elmira Minita Gordon
(1st Governor-General of Belize)
Elmira Minita Gordon
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belize City, Belize
Died: January 1, 2021
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Blake Morrison
(English Poet and Author)
Blake Morrison
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Skipton, North Yorkshire, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Merlyn Rees
(Politician)
Merlyn Rees
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cilfynydd, Wales
Died: January 5, 2006
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Colin Matthews
(Composer)
Colin Matthews
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
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Etienne Stott
(English Slalom Canoeist and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Etienne Stott
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manchester, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Stanley Middleton
(Novelist)
Stanley Middleton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bulwell, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Died: July 25, 2009
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David Florence
(British Slalom Canoeist and Olympic Medalist)
David Florence
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Dinara Rakhimbaeva
(Model)
Dinara Rakhimbaeva
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Meena Alexander
(Indian Novelist, Poet and Educator)
Meena Alexander
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prayagraj, Allahabad, India
Died: November 21, 2018

Indian-born poet Meena Alexander spent most of her childhood in Sudan, owing to her father’s job. She then acquired a PhD in English from the U.K. and moved to the U.S., where she wrote and taught. Known for works such as Illiterate Heart, Meena experimented with themes such as migration.

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James McDonald
(Polymath)
James McDonald
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1953 AD
Birthplace: London, England
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Zainab Bangura
(Politician)
Zainab Bangura
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yonibana, Sierra Leone
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Tim Baillie
(English Slalom Canoeist  and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Tim Baillie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aberdeen,Scottish, United Kingdom
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Chris Bartley
(British Rower)
Chris Bartley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrexham, Wales
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Brian Heap
(English Biological Scientist Who Made Significant Contributions in Farm Animal Breeding and Endocrine Physiology)
Brian Heap
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 27, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: United Kingdom

Brian Heap is an English biological scientist whose main research interest is in reproductive biology. His research into birth and lactation and the control of pregnancy led to significant contributions in farm animal breeding and endocrine physiology. Brian Heap has also worked for several prestigious institutions, such as the University of Cambridge and the University of Nottingham.

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Isaac Kobina Abban
(9th Chief Justice of Ghana)
Isaac Kobina Abban
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1933 AD
Birthplace: Agona Nkum, Central Region, Ghana
Died: April 21, 2001
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Hugh Hickling
(British Lawyer, Civil Servant and Author)
Hugh Hickling
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Derby, United Kingdom
Died: February 11, 2007
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Reginald Coates
(British Civil Engineer and Academic)
Reginald Coates
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 28, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Mills, Derbyshire, England
Died: November 22, 2004

Civil engineer Reginald Coates initially served as a Royal Engineers officer during World War II. He later also taught at the University of Nottingham, before taking over the planning of the new building of the institute’s faculty of engineering. He also served the Institution of Civil Engineers as its president.

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Arthur Carty
(Canadian Academic and National Science Advisor)
Arthur Carty
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Birthdate: September 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rowlands Gill, United Kingdom

Arthur Carty is a Canadian academic best known for his service as Canada's national science advisor from 2004 to 2008. He was the country's first national science advisor and served under the prime minister. Prior to his role as science advisor, Arthur Carty was associated with the National Research Council, where he served as president from 1994 to 2004.

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Amy Pickerill
(Meghan Markle’s Assistant Private Secretary)
Amy Pickerill
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
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