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]

Name M Degree Notes Ref
Ali, RushanaraRushanara Ali 1993 BA PPE Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow (2010-) [1] [2]
Bayntun, EdwardEdward Bayntun 1636 MP for Devizes and Calne at various points between 1640-1679 [3]
Blair, TonyTony Blair (HF) 1972 BA Jurisprudence (2nd, 1975) Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1997-2007); Labour MP for Sedgefield (1983-2007) [4][5][6]
Burley, AidanAidan Burley 1998 BA Theology Conservative MP for Cannock Chase (2010-2015) [7][2]
Burt, AlistairAlistair Burt 1974 BA Jurisprudence (1977) Conservative MP for Bury North (1983-1997) and North East Bedfordshire (2001-) [2]
Duncan, AlanAlan Duncan 1976 BA PPE (1979) Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton (1992-) [8][2]
Eagle, AngelaAngela Eagle 1980 BA PPE Labour MP for Wallasey (1992-) [2]
Grogan, JohnJohn Grogan 1979 BA History and Economics (1982) Labour MP for Selby (1997-2010) [9][2]
Heath, DavidDavid Heath 1972 MA Physiological Sciences Liberal Democrat MP for Somerton and Frome (1997-2015) [10][2]
Howell, JohnJohn Howell 1978 DPhil Archaeology Conservative MP for Henley (2008-) [2]
McClymont, GreggGregg McClymont 1999 DPhil History Labour MP for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East (2010-2015) [2]
Smith, AndrewAndrew Smith 1969 BA PPE, BPhil Labour MP for Oxford East (1987-); Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1999-2002); Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2002-2004) [2]
Tredinnick, DavidDavid Tredinnick 1981 MLitt Conservative MP for Bosworth (1987-) [2]

Politicians and royalty of other countries[edit]

Name M Degree Notes Ref
Chatikavanij, KornKorn Chatikavanij 1983 BA PPE Thailand Finance Minister (2008-2011) [11][12]
Fumihito, PrincePrince Fumihito 1988 - Visiting graduate student at the Department of Zoology; Prince Akishino of Japan [13][14]
Gallop, GeoffGeoff Gallop 1972 BA PPE (2nd, 1974) Rhodes Scholar; 27th Premier of Western Australia (2001-2006) [15][16][17]
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-) [18][19][20][21]
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) [22][23]
Rusk, DeanDean Rusk 1931 BS (1933), MA (1934) Rhodes Scholar; Secretary of State of the United States (1961-1969) [24][25]
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) [26][6]
Scott, CraigCraig Scott 1984 BA Jurisprudence (1986, 1st) Rhodes Scholar; Canadian politician [27]
Vejjajiva, AbhisitAbhisit Vejjajiva 1983 BA PPE (1st), MPhil 27th Prime Minister of Thailand (2008-2011) [11][28]

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 [31]
James, EdwardEdward James c. 1575 - Roman Catholic priest, martyr and saint [31]
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) [31][32]
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) [33]
Roberts, JohnJohn Roberts 1596 - Roman Catholic Benedictine monk, priest, martyr and saint [31][34]

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. [39][40][41]
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. [42][43][44]
Salmeen, AnnetteAnnette Salmeen 1997 DPhil Biochemistry (2001) Rhodes Scholar. 1996 Atlanta Olympics Swimming (800m freestyle relay)  Gold medal for the USA. [41][45]

Others[edit]

Fictional[edit]

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

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