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list of alumni of , former students of the college of the St John's College, Oxford University of Oxford.
Politicians in the United Kingdom [ edit ]
Rushanara Ali, Labour politician
Tony Blair, former British Prime Minister
Edward du Cann
Charles Cripps, 1st Baron Parmoor
George Cave, 1st Viscount Cave
William Duckett - MP
Gwynfor Evans, former President of Plaid Cymru and first MP
John Gilbert, Baron Gilbert
John Grogan, politician
David Heath, Liberal Democrat politician
Robert Henley, 1st Earl of Northington
Richard Holme, Baron Holme of Cheltenham
Leslie Hore-Belisha, 1st Baron Hore-Belisha
John Parker (British politician) - MP
Peter Mews of Hinton Admiral
Rhodri Morgan, Former First Minister of Wales
John Smith - 17th century Chancellor of the Exchequer
Michael Stewart, Baron Stewart of Fulham
Sir Richard Wrottesley, 7th Baronet
Politicians and royalty of other countries [ edit ]
Chatikavanij, Korn Korn Chatikavanij 1983
Thailand Finance Minister (2008-2011)
[1 ] [2 ]
Fumihito, Prince Prince Fumihito 1988
Visiting graduate student at the Department of Zoology; Prince Akishino of Japan
[3 ] [4 ]
Gallop, Geoff Geoff Gallop 1972
PPE (1974) Rhodes Scholar; 27th
Premier of Western Australia (2001-2006)
[5 ] [6 ]
Otunnu, Olara Olara Otunnu 1973
Jurisprudence St John's Overseas Scholar; Uganda's Ambassador to the United Nations (1980-1985); President of the
International Peace Academy (1990-1998); UN Under-Secretary General and Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict (1998 - 2005); President of the Uganda People's Congress (2010-)
[7 ] [8 ] [9 ] [10 ]
Pearson, Lester B. (HF, 1946) Lester B. Pearson 1921
BA Modern History (2nd, 1923), MA (1925)
Nobel Peace Prize laureate (1957); 14th Prime Minister of Canada (1963-1968)
[11 ] [12 ]
Rusk, Dean Dean Rusk 1931
BS (1933), MA (1934)
Secretary of State of the United States (1961-1969)
[13 ] [14 ]
Robinson, A. N. R. (HF) A. N. R. Robinson 1951
PPE (2nd, 1953), MA 3rd
Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (1986-1991); 3rd President of Trinidad and Tobago (1997-2003)
[15 ] [16 ]
Scott, Craig Craig Scott 1984
Jurisprudence (1986, 1st) Rhodes Scholar; Canadian politician
Vejjajiva, Abhisit Abhisit Vejjajiva 1983
PPE (1st), MPhil
27th Prime Minister of Thailand (2008-2011)
[1 ] [18 ]
Civil servants and diplomats [ edit ]
Alan Bailey, formerly Permanent Secretary, Department of Transport. [16 ]
Charles Crawford, former Foreign and Commonwealth Office diplomat
David Faulkner, civil servant
Sadayuki Hayashi, formerly Ambassador of Japan to the Court of St. James. [16 ]
Geoffrey Holland, formerly Permanent Secretary, Department of Employment and Department of Education and Vice-Chancellor, Exeter University; Chairman, Quality Improvement Agency. [16 ]
Khoo Boon Hui, president of INTERPOL [19 ] [20 ]
Matthew Kirk, sometime HM Ambassador to Helsinki, now with Vodaphone
Michael Partridge, formerly Permanent Secretary, Department of Social Security; Pro-Chancellor and Governor, Middlesex University. [16 ]
R. James Woolsey, Jr.
Judges and lawyers [ edit ]
Saints, blessed and archbishops of Canterbury [ edit ]
Campion, Edmund (F) Edmund Campion
c. 1557 -
Roman Catholic Jesuit priest, martyr and saint
James, Edward Edward James
c. 1575 -
Roman Catholic priest, martyr and saint
Juxon, William (F) William Juxon 1598
BCL (1603), DCL (1621)
President of St John's (1621-1633); Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford (1626-1628); Lord High Treasurer (1636-1641); 77th Archbishop of Canterbury (1660-1663)
[21 ] [22 ]
Laud, William (F) William Laud 1589
BA (1594), MA (1598)
President of St John's (1611-1621); Chancellor of the University of Oxford (1630-1641); 76th Archbishop of Canterbury (1633-1645)
Roberts, John John Roberts 1596
Roman Catholic Benedictine monk, priest, martyr and saint
[21 ] [24 ]
Other bishops [ edit ]
Other priests [ edit ]
Journalists and writers [ edit ]
Kingsley Amis, novelist
Daniel Blythe, author
David Chater, award-winning British television foreign correspondent
Tom Chatfield, author
Victoria Coren Mitchell
Evan Davis, journalist
Janine Gibson, journalist [25 ]
Robert Graves, poet
John Lawrence Hammond, journalist and editor
A. E. Housman, poet
Simon Jenkins, journalist and editor
Philip Larkin, poet and librarian
Vic Marks, journalist and cricketer [26 ]
Timothy Mo, novelist
Peter Preston, journalist and editor
Hugh Schofield, BBC Paris Correspondent
J. K. Stanford
D. J. Taylor
Norman Webster, journalist and editor
Henry Willobie, poet
Jonathan Wright journalist and translator
Robert G. W. Anderson, museum curator
Trevor Bench-Capon, computer scientist
Cyril Beeson, entomologist and forest conservator
Hector Catling, archaeologist [35 ]
Jared Cohen, Director of Google Ideas think-tank
Reginald de Koven
Henry Ellis, librarian
Reginald John Farrer
Antony Flew, philosopher
Tyrone Guthrie, theatre director and producer [36 ]
Roger Howell, Jr.
Frank Kearton, Baron Kearton
Jason Kingsley, Rebellion Developments co-founder [37 ]
Alexander Leeper, Australian educationist
Henry Longueville Mansel
Sir John Marsham, 1st Baronet
Edward Maufe, architect and designer
Gilbert Murray, classical scholar
Alfred W. Pollard
William Mitchell Ramsay
Sanjeev Sanyal, writer and economist
Peter Frederick Strawson, philosopher [38 ]
Jethro Tull, agriculturist
Fictional [ edit ]
Inspector Morse, fictional TV crime series character, suggested to have won a scholarship.
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