List of Durham University people

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This is a list of people associated with Durham University, founded in 1832 in England. This includes alumni, those who have taught there, done research there or were involved in its founding. Durham is a collegiate university, so where known and if applicable, they are shown alongside their associated college.

Durham alumni are active through organizations and events such as the annual Reunions, Dinners and Balls. There are 67 Durham associations ranging from international to college and sports affiliated groups that cater for the more than 109,000 living alumni.[1] A number of Durham alumni have made significant contributions in the fields of government, law, science, academia, business, arts, journalism, and athletics, among others.

Academics[edit]

Fellows of the Royal Society[edit]

Classicists and archaeologists[edit]

Historians and antiquarians[edit]

Language and literature academics[edit]

Mathematicians, medics and scientists[edit]

Other academics[edit]

Business people[edit]

Tim Smit founder of the Eden Project

Judges and lawyers[edit]

Judges[edit]

Lawyers and others[edit]

Broadcasters and entertainers[edit]

Military personnel[edit]

Baron Dannatt Constable of the Tower of London

Musicians and artists[edit]

Politicians and civil servants[edit]

Members of the House of Commons[edit]

Members of the House of Lords[edit]

For Lord Bishops see under "Religion" below.

Ambassadors & High Commissioners[edit]

Other political figures[edit]

Religion[edit]

Archbishops & Primates[edit]

Bishops[edit]

Archdeacons[edit]

Deans[edit]

Provosts, Canons & Presbyters[edit]

Other[edit]

Royalty[edit]

Sports people[edit]

Andrew Strauss former captain of England's Test cricket team
Jonathan Edwards olympic gold medal and world record triple jumper

Cricketers[edit]

Rugby players[edit]

Olympic medallists[edit]

Other sports people[edit]

Writers and journalists[edit]

Sir Harold Evans editor-at-large of the Reuters news agency
Jeremy Vine journalist and news presenter for the BBC

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