University Of Queensland Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Queensland. The list includes people like Robert Forster, Norman Lindsay, Peter C. Doherty, Geoffrey Rush & Peter Cosgrove. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, miscellaneous, film & theater personalities, sportspersons and scientists etc.
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Geoffrey Rush
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Birthdate: July 6, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toowoomba, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Terri Irwin
(Naturalist Who is The Owner of Australia Zoo in 'Beerwah, Queensland')
Terri Irwin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
Jack Thompson (Actor)
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Birthdate: August 31, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manly
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Alan Jones
(Former radio broadcaster, Rugby union coaches)
Alan Jones
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Birthdate: April 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oakey, Queensland, Australia
 5 
Clive Palmer
(Australian Politician)
Clive Palmer
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Norman Lindsay
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Creswick, Australia
Died: November 21, 1969
 7 
Lis Wiehl
(Author of fiction and nonfiction books, and a legal analyst)
Lis Wiehl
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Storm Keating
(Fashion Designer, Producer, Director)
Storm Keating
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Birthdate: October 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Childers, Queensland, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Peter C. Doherty
(Scientist, Nobel Prize Winner)
Peter C. Doherty
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
 10 
Annastacia Palaszczuk
(39th Premier of Queensland)
Annastacia Palaszczuk
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Durack, Australia
 11 
Joh Bjelke-Petersen
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dannevirke, New Zealand
Died: April 23, 2005
 12 
Ken Ham
(Australian Christian Fundamentalist and the Founder & CEO of 'Answers in Genesis', a Christian Apologetics Organization)
Ken Ham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cairns Cairns, Queensland, Australia
 13 
Quentin Bryce
(Teacher, Lawyer)
Quentin Bryce
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brisbane
 14 
Janet Fielding
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brisbane
 15 
Kate Morton
(writer)
Kate Morton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Berri
 16 
Bob Katter
(Member of the Australian Parliament for Kennedy since 1993)
Bob Katter
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 22, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cloncurry, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
David Malouf
(Writer Known for his 1993 novel Remembering Babylon)
David Malouf
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
 18 
John Eales
(Entrepreneur, Rugby union player)
John Eales
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brisbane
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 19 
Campbell Newman
(Civil engineer, Engineer, Politician)
Campbell Newman
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canberra
 20 
Mark McGowan
(30th Premier of Western Australia)
Mark McGowan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newcastle, Australia
 21 
George Brandis
(Politician, Lawyer)
George Brandis
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 22, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sydney
 22 
Bill Hayden
(Diplomat, Politician)
Bill Hayden
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brisbane
 23 
Thea Astley
(Novelist)
Thea Astley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Queensland, Australia
Died: August 17, 2004
 24 
Wayne Swan
(Politician)
Wayne Swan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 30, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nambour
 25 
Dane Bird-Smith
(Race walker)
Dane Bird-Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kippa-Ring, Australia
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
Johann Olav Koss
(Speed skater)
Johann Olav Koss
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Drammen, Norway
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 27 
Raymond Dart
(Anatomist & Anthropologist Known for His Involvement in the Discovery of the First Fossil of 'Australopithecus Africanus')
Raymond Dart
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Birthdate: February 4, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
Died: November 22, 1988
 28 
Wayne Goss
(Politician, Lawyer)
Wayne Goss
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mundubbera, Australia
Died: November 10, 2014
 29 
Deborah Priya Henry
(Beauty pageant contestant, Model, Socialite)
Deborah Priya Henry
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 30 
Alex Baumann
(Former Swimmer who won two gold medals and set two world records at the 1984 Summer Olympics)
Alex Baumann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 31 
Peter Slipper
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 14, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ipswich
 32 
Dorothy Hill
(Geologist, Paleontologist)
Dorothy Hill
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 10, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Died: April 23, 1997
 33 
Eric Partridge
(New Zealand-British Lexicographer Best Known for His a Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English)
Eric Partridge
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 6, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Waimata Valley, New Zealand
Died: June 1, 1979
Andrew N. Liveris
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 5, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Darwin
 35 
John-Paul Langbroek
(Who has been a member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland)
John-Paul Langbroek
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Assen, Netherlands
 36 
Taneti Maamau
(6th President of Kiribati)
Taneti Maamau
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 16, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Onotoa Island, Kiribati
 37 
Ahmed Shaheed
(Politician, Diplomat)
Ahmed Shaheed
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Maldives
 38 
Harry Gibbs
(Justice)
Harry Gibbs
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: June 25, 2005
 39 
Robert Newbery
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Australia
 40 
Andrew McGahan
(Novelist)
Andrew McGahan
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 10, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dalby, Queensland, Australia
Died: February 1, 2019
 41 
Fatafehi Tuipelehake
(11th Prime Minister of Tonga)
Fatafehi Tuipelehake
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Died: April 10, 1999
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Eva Burrows
(Author)
Eva Burrows
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newcastle, Australia
Died: March 20, 2015
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David Theile
(Swimmer, Surgeon)
David Theile
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Maryborough, Australia
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 44 
Alf Howard
(Explorer, Scientist)
Alf Howard
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 30, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell, Australia
Died: July 4, 2010
 45 
Maddison Keeney
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 46 
Hassan Saeed
(Lawyer, Politician)
Hassan Saeed
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: Maldives
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