University Of Sheffield Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Sheffield. The list includes people like Jessica Ennis-Hill, David Blunkett, Richard J. Roberts, Eddie Izzard & Andy Whitfield. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, writers, scientists, lawyers & judges and miscellaneous etc.
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Eddie Izzard
(Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor, Film actor)
Eddie Izzard
22
Birthdate: February 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aden, Yemen
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Jessica Ennis-Hill
(Track & Field Athlete)
Jessica Ennis-Hill
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Lee Child
(Author)
Lee Child
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coventry, England
 4 
Dennis Skinner
(Member of Parliament for Bolsover (1970-2019))
Dennis Skinner
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 11, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clay Cross, Derbyshire, England
 5 
Joseph Marcell
2
Birthdate: August 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Lucia, Caribbean
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 6 
Amy Johnson
(Aviator)
Amy Johnson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 1, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: January 5, 1941
 7 
Rachel Shelley
2
Birthdate: August 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Hilary Mantel
(Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Film critic, Poet lawyer, Literary critic)
Hilary Mantel
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glossop
 9 
Denise Coates
(Chief executive officer, Businessperson)
Denise Coates
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Chris Chibnall
(Writer, Producer)
Chris Chibnall
0
Birthdate: March 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Gavin Bryars
(Composer)
Gavin Bryars
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 16, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Goole, England
 12 
Helen Sharman
(Chemist)
Helen Sharman
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sheffield,England
 13 
Linda Smith
(Comedian)
Linda Smith
0
Birthdate: January 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Erith, Kent, England
Died: February 27, 2006
 14 
Brian Glover
(Actor, Wrestler)
Brian Glover
2
Birthdate: April 2, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: July 24, 1997
 15 
David Blunkett
(Former British Home Secretary)
David Blunkett
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
 16 
Richard J. Roberts
(Biochemist, Molecular Biologist)
Richard J. Roberts
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Derby, England,
 17 
Jack Rosenthal
(Playwright)
Jack Rosenthal
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: May 29, 2004
 18 
Maureen McTeer
(Lawyer, Writer)
Maureen McTeer
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ottawa
 19 
Hollie Webb
(Field hockey player)
Hollie Webb
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belper, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 20 
Amal Al Qubaisi
(Educator)
Amal Al Qubaisi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 21 
Kadi Sesay
(Politician)
Kadi Sesay
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rotifunk, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone
 22 
Donald Bailey
(Civil engineer)
Donald Bailey
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 15, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rotherham, England
Died: May 5, 1985
 23 
David Wetherill
(Table tennis player)
David Wetherill
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Plymouth, England
 24 
Hans Kornberg
(British-American Biochemist)
Hans Kornberg
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Herford, Germany
Died: December 16, 2019
 25 
Nick Beighton
(Rower, Military Officer)
Nick Beighton
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockport, England
 26 
Nicholas Liverpool
(Politician)
Nicholas Liverpool
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berekua, Dominica
Died: June 1, 2015
 27 
Jean-Paul Adam
(Ministry of Health and Social Affairs 2016 - 2020)
Jean-Paul Adam
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mahé, Seychelles
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Pauline Nalova Lyonga
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthplace: Cameroon
The University of Sheffield is a public research university based out of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. It suggestions its origins back to 1828 and is even a recipient of the Royal Charter in 1905. Being an integral member of the Russell Group, the University of Sheffield is a redbrick university, and was even deemed as the University of the Year in 2011 by Times Higher Education. With over 150 countries represented by its student body of almost 28,000, diversity thrives in the campus along with its excellent research framework. The university offers bachelors, masters, doctorate, diplomas and certificate courses in the areas of Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Science, Social Science, Medicine, Architecture, Business and so many more prestigious programs. Being regarded as one of the powerhouse’s of British higher education, the university is consistently rated among the top 100 universities. The University of Sheffield was also positioned 84th globally, as per the QS World University Rankings 2016. Being number 42 out of 200 European Universities, it was also ranked 13th in the United Kingdom, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Various famous celebrities started their humble beginnings as a student of the University of Sheffield. David Blunkett, Lee Child, Martyn Percy and Jessica Ennis are some noteworthy individuals who attended the institute. We are fairly positive that you will be amazed by some of the remarkable alumni from the University of Sheffield who made it to this list.