List of alumni of St John's College, Oxford

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A list of alumni of St John's College, Oxford, former students of the college of the University of Oxford.

Politicians in the United Kingdom[edit]

Politicians and royalty of other countries[edit]

Name M Degree Notes Ref
Chatikavanij, KornKorn Chatikavanij 1983 BA PPE Thailand Finance Minister (2008-2011) [1][2]
Fumihito, PrincePrince Fumihito 1988 - Visiting graduate student at the Department of Zoology; Prince Akishino of Japan [3][4]
Gallop, GeoffGeoff Gallop 1972 BA PPE (1974) Rhodes Scholar; 27th Premier of Western Australia (2001-2006) [5][6]
Otunnu, OlaraOlara Otunnu 1973 BA 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.Lester B. Pearson (HF, 1946) 1921 BA Modern History (2nd, 1923), MA (1925) Nobel Peace Prize laureate (1957); 14th Prime Minister of Canada (1963-1968) [11][12]
Rusk, DeanDean Rusk 1931 BS (1933), MA (1934) Rhodes Scholar; Secretary of State of the United States (1961-1969) [13][14]
Robinson, A. N. R.A. N. R. Robinson (HF) 1951 BA PPE (2nd, 1953), MA 3rd Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (1986-1991); 3rd President of Trinidad and Tobago (1997-2003) [15][16]
Scott, CraigCraig Scott 1984 BA Jurisprudence (1986, 1st) Rhodes Scholar; Canadian politician [17]
Vejjajiva, AbhisitAbhisit Vejjajiva 1983 BA PPE (1st), MPhil 27th Prime Minister of Thailand (2008-2011) [1][18]

Civil servants and diplomats[edit]

Judges and lawyers[edit]

Clergy[edit]

Saints, blessed and archbishops of Canterbury[edit]

Name M Degree Notes Ref
Campion, EdmundEdmund Campion (F) c. 1557 - Roman Catholic Jesuit priest, martyr and saint [21]
James, EdwardEdward James c. 1575 - Roman Catholic priest, martyr and saint [21]
Juxon, WilliamWilliam Juxon (F) 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, WilliamWilliam Laud (F) 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) [23]
Roberts, JohnJohn Roberts 1596 - Roman Catholic Benedictine monk, priest, martyr and saint [21][24]

Other bishops[edit]

Other priests[edit]

Journalists and writers[edit]

Sports[edit]


Name M Degree Notes Ref
Howitt Browning, JenniferJennifer Howitt Browning 2005 MPhil Development Studies (2007) Rhodes Scholar. 2004 Athens Paralympics Wheelchair Basketball  Gold medal for the USA. [29][30][31]
Joseph, RosaraRosara Joseph 2006 BCL, DPhil (2011) Rhodes Scholar from New Zealand. 2005 Oceania Mountain Biking champion. 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games  Silver medal. 2008 Beijing Olympics Women's Mountainbike Cross-Country 9th. [32][33][34]
Salmeen, AnnetteAnnette Salmeen 1997 DPhil Biochemistry (2001) Rhodes Scholar. 1996 Atlanta Olympics Swimming (800m freestyle relay)  Gold medal for the USA. [31][35]

Others[edit]

Fictional[edit]

  • Inspector Morse, fictional TV crime series character, suggested to have won a scholarship.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "About Korn". Korn Chatikavanij. Archived from the original on 19 February 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino". Yamashina Institute for Ornithology. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Undercover with the Vice-Chancellor". China Thinking (Hong Kong: University of Oxford China Office). June 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2013. "welcomed by not only one but three members of Imperial Oxford alumni - Prince Akishino (St John’s 1988)" 
  5. ^ McIlveen, Luke (17 January 2006). "Gallop's act of public service – Praise from former premier". The Daily Telegraph (News Limited). p. 2. "Awarded Rhodes Scholarship in 1972 and graduated in philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford in 1974" 
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  7. ^ Rentoul, John (15 September 2013). "Diary: Ask a silly question, Tony Blair and Barack Obama’s surprising link and a poet cornered". The Independent (London). Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  8. ^ Blair, Tony (2010). A Journey. Random House. p. 80. ISBN 9781409060956. 
  9. ^ "UPC President Olara Otunnu". Uganda Peoples Congress. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  10. ^ Crawford, Charles (7 January 2010). "African (And British) Gay Rights". Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  11. ^ "Lester B. Pearson (Canada)". UN General Assembly. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
  12. ^ "Lester B Pearson Graduate Studentship". St John's College Oxford. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
  13. ^ "Biographies of the Secretaries of State: Dean David Rusk". Office of the Historian. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
  14. ^ "Biographical Profiles: (David) Dean Rusk". John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
  15. ^ "The Honourable Arthur N.R. Robinson, MP". Trinidad and Tobago Parliament. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
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  22. ^ Quintrell, Brian (January 2008). "Juxon, William (bap. 1582, d. 1663)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  23. ^ Milton, Anthony (May 2009). "Laud, William (1573–1645)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  24. ^ Carlyle, E. I.; Bellenger, Dominic Aidan (January 2008). "Roberts, John [St John Roberts] (1576–1610)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
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  28. ^ "Player profile: John Young". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 December 2011. 
  29. ^ "Oxford at the Olympics". University of Oxford. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  30. ^ http://www.sportanddev.org/en/connect/userprofile.cfm?user=329
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