List of Brasenose College, Oxford people

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A list of notable people associated with Brasenose College, Oxford. Some individuals will fall into several categories. Sorted alphabetically by surname.


See also Former students of Brasenose College, Oxford.

Politicians and civil servants[edit]

Judges and lawyers[edit]


Military personnel[edit]

Classicists and archaeologists[edit]

Historians and antiquarians[edit]

Language and literature academics[edit]

Philosophers and theologians[edit]

Mathematicians, medics and scientists[edit]


Artists and writers[edit]

Broadcasters and entertainers[edit]

William Webb Ellis, allegedly the inventor of Rugby football


Sports people[edit]

Walter Woodgate, Boat Race winner, eight-time Henley Regatta champion and inventor of the coxless four

Other people in public life[edit]

Fellows and Principals[edit]

See also Fellows of Brasenose College, Oxford.

The Rev. Thomas Adams


The current Principal is John Bowers.

Honorary Fellows[edit]

Other persons associated with Brasenose[edit]


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