Famous Alumni of Eton College - Celebrities from Eton College
Founded by King Henry VI in 1440, Eton College provides quality education to young boys aged 13-18 years. Located in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor, this boarding school for boys provides quality education along with high quality sporting and cultural activities. Getting an admission in this independent school is solely based on the student’s knowledge in the all- round activities and does not depend on his financial background. Unlike other colleges and universities, which produce actors, directors, cricketers and astronauts, Eton College has educated 19 Prime Ministers and generations of aristocracy. Robert Walpole, John Stuart, George Grenville, William Pitt the Elder, Frederick North, William Grenville are some of them. Apart from the Prime Ministers, distinguished personalities like Harry Lloyd, who is well known for his role as Viserys Targaryen in the Game of Thrones series made his television debut while studying at the Eton College. Alexander Guy Rushworth Loudon, popularly known as Alexander Loudon by the cricket audience worldwide captained the 1st XI, while studying at Eton. Also, Simons Woods, a product of the Eton College is an English actor who starred the Dr Harrison in the BBC1 costume drama series Cranford. Other prominent Etonians who pursued their education in the Eton College include Ivo James Benedict Stourton, a British author and solicitor; Henry Blofeld, cricket commentator and journalist; Robin Dixon, a politician and an Olympic Games gold medal winner. Check out the other few celebrities who studied at the Eton College, Berkshire.
Check out the list of notable Eton College alumni. Some of the notable Eton College students are Karl Marx, David Cameron, Christopher Lee, George Orwell and Ian Fleming.
The Most Famous Alumni of Eton College
|Boris Johnson||June 19, 1964||American||Boris Johnson is a British politician who has served as the Mayor of London since 2008|
|Karl Marx||May 5, 1818||French, German, British||Karl Marx was a Prussian-German philosopher, revolutionary, historian and socialist whose communist ideologies and works laid the foundation for ‘Marxism’|
|Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon||March 7, 1930||British||Antony Armstrong-Jones was a British photographer and film-maker|
|George Orwell||June 25, 1903||British||George Orwell was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic; he is best known for his novels ‘Animal Farm’ and ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’|
|Aldous Huxley||July 26, 1894||British, American||Aldous Leonard Huxley was a prominent English writer|
|Birendra of Nepal||December 28, 1945||Nepali||King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev was the 11th king of Nepal|
|James Oglethorpe||December 22, 1696||British||James Edward Oglethorpe was a British general and social reformer who founded the colony of Georgia|
|Bear Grylls||June 7, 1974||British||Bear Grylls is an adventurer popularly known for his bizarre survival tactics in reality television series Man vs|
|Henry Moseley||November 23, 1887||British||Henry Moseley was a renowned English physicist who developed the Moseley’s Law in the field of x-ray spectroscopy|
|Damian Lewis||February 11, 1971||British||Damian Lewis is an English actor known for his role in the series ‘Band of Brothers.’|