University Of Warwick Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Warwick. The list includes people like Stephen Merchant, Yakubu Gowon, Katy Wix, Adi Shamir & Valentine Strasser. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, film & theater personalities, intellectuals & academics, scientists and business people etc.
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Stephen Merchant
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Radio personality, Film actor)
Stephen Merchant
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Birthdate: November 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bristol
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 2 
Germaine Greer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 3 
Carrie Symonds
(British Media Advisor and Wife of Boris Johnson Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
Carrie Symonds
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Sheen, South London
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Katy Wix
(Actor, Comedian)
Katy Wix
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Birthdate: February 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cardiff
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Julian Rhind-Tutt
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Birthdate: July 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Drayton, England
 6 
Adi Shamir
(Mathematician, Cryptologist, Computer scientist)
Adi Shamir
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tel Aviv
 7 
Adam Buxton
(Comedian)
Adam Buxton
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Birthdate: June 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England, UK
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Tom Goodman-Hill
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Birthdate: May 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Angus Imrie
(British Actor Known for His Role as ‘Josh Archer’ in TV Serial ‘The Archers’)
Angus Imrie
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Birthdate: August 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Alex Jennings
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Birthdate: May 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Essex, England, UK
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Andrea Leadsom
(Politician)
Andrea Leadsom
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
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Heather Brooke
(Journalist)
Heather Brooke
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Birthdate: March 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, U.S.
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Hannah Waterman
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Birthdate: July 22, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 14 
Jennie Bond
(Journalist, Television presenter)
Jennie Bond
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Birthdate: August 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Simon Mayo
(Radio presenter)
Simon Mayo
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Birthdate: September 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Southgate, London, England, UK
 16 
Leslie Valiant
(Computer scientist)
Leslie Valiant
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
 17 
Natasha Law
(Painter)
Natasha Law
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Birthdate: January 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
 18 
Yakubu Gowon
(Head of State of Nigeria from 1966 to 1975)
Yakubu Gowon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kanke
 19 
Abba Kyari
(Businessperson)
Abba Kyari
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 23, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Borno, Nigeria
Died: April 17, 2020
 20 
Ness Wadia
(Businessperson who is a co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Punjab Kings)
Ness Wadia
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 30, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
 21 
Jonathan Coe
(Novelist known for his fourth novel What a Carve Up! won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, and the Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger in France)
Jonathan Coe
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
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Valentine Strasser
(Politician)
Valentine Strasser
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Freetown
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Hari Kunzru
(Novelist, Journalist)
Hari Kunzru
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
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Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Georgetown, Guyana
 25 
Oliver Hart
(Economist)
Oliver Hart
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Birthdate: October 9, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
 26 
Pascal Lamy
(Economist, Politician)
Pascal Lamy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Levallois-Perret
 27 
Constance Briscoe
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: England
 28 
Ahmed Afif
(Vice-President of Seychelles since 2020)
Ahmed Afif
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mahé, Seychelles
 29 
Simon Calder
(Travel journalist and broadcaster)
Simon Calder
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Birthdate: December 25, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Sussex, England
 30 
George Saitoti
(Former Vice President of Kenya)
George Saitoti
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maasailand, Kenya
Died: June 10, 2012
 31 
Wanuri Kahiu
(Film director)
Wanuri Kahiu
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Birthdate: June 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
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Ritula Shah
(Journalist)
Ritula Shah
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Birthdate: 1967 AD
Birthplace: Barnet, England
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Peter Shivute
(Chief Justice, Lawyer)
Peter Shivute
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Namibia
Princess Dina Mired of Jordan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Tundu Lissu
(Politician, lawyer)
Tundu Lissu
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Singida, Tanzania
 36 
Richard Burden
(Politician)
Richard Burden
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
 37 
Utoni Nujoma
(Politician)
Utoni Nujoma
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Windhoek, Namibia
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David Blankenhorn
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1955 AD
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi
 39 
Wendy Alexander
(Politician)
Wendy Alexander
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
 40 
Vekuii Rukoro
(Politician)
Vekuii Rukoro
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Otjiwarongo, Namibia
Died: June 18, 2021
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Jenny Harrison
(Mathematician)
Jenny Harrison
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Leila Sansour
(Director)
Leila Sansour
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Birthdate: February 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
 43 
Nicholas Blincoe
(Novelist, Screenwriter)
Nicholas Blincoe
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Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Rochdale, England
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Gwendoline Konie
(Zambian Diplomat, Politician, and Poet)
Gwendoline Konie
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lusaka, Zambia
Died: March 14, 2009
 45 
Bience Gawanas
(Lawyer, Politician)
Bience Gawanas
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Namibia
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Samuel Ankama
(Politician, Educator)
Samuel Ankama
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Otshaandja
Died: July 4, 2021
 47 
Albert Kawana
(Politician)
Albert Kawana
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Katima Mulilo, Namibia
 48 
Varsha Varman
(Sport shooter)
Varsha Varman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Abubacarr Tambadou
(Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals since 2020)
Abubacarr Tambadou
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gambia
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Jason Chao
(LGBT rights activist who founded Macau Rainbow Enterprise Limited)
Jason Chao
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Macau
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