List of University of Edinburgh people

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List of University of Edinburgh people is a list of notable graduates as well as non-graduate former students, academic staffs, and university officials of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. It also includes those who may be considered alumni by extension, having studied at institutions that later merged with the University of Edinburgh. The University is associated with 20 Nobel Prize winners[1] and three UK Prime Ministers.

Heads of state and heads of government[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Africa[edit]

Australia and New Zealand[edit]

Asia[edit]

Canada[edit]

Middle East[edit]

Royalty[edit]

Judges and lawyers[edit]

Natural sciences, engineering and medicine[edit]

Astronomy[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Geology[edit]

Informatics[edit]

Mathematics, physics and engineering[edit]

Medicine and biology[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Social sciences, arts and business[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Business[edit]

Economics[edit]

Literature[edit]

Media and the arts[edit]

Music[edit]

History, philosophy and theology[edit]

Others[edit]

Sports[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

University Officials[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edinburgh University Honorary Professor awarded Nobel Prize". The Student. Retrieved 15 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Signers of the Declaration of Independence: Benjamin Rush". ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Signers of the Declaration of Independence: James Wilson". ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Signers of the Declaration of Independence: John Witherspoon". ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Shaw Laureates in 2014 in Astronomy: Biographical Notes of Laureates". Shaw Foundation. Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  6. ^ Robert Moorhead, "William Budd and typhoid fever". Retrieved March 7, 2010. J R Soc Med. 2002 November; 95(11): 561–564.
  7. ^ Beaud, Michel; Dostaler, Gilles (September 27, 2005). Economic Thought Since Keynes: A History and Dictionary of Major Economists. Routledge. p. 183. ISBN 1134711522. 
  8. ^ "James A. Mirrlees - Curriculum Vitae". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2 June 2015. 
  9. ^ "Professor John Hardman Moore". Edinburgh University. Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  10. ^ http://www.scottish-places.info/people/famousfirst2379.html