Famous Alumni of University Of Birmingham - Celebrities from University Of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham traces its roots back to 1828, and is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham. Essentially being a research oriented university, it is a founding member of the Russell Group and Universitas 21, it was also in fact the first English redbrick university to receive its own charter. After having been deemed as the University of the Year in 2014, as per the Times Education Awards, Birmingham was ranked 15th in the United Kingdom and 82nd globally, as per the QS World University Rankings 2016-17. It was also ranked 118th in the world as per the 2017 edition of the U.S News & World Report. With the student body touching nearly 34,000 in number, the University of Birmingham is the fourth largest university in UK. The university aims to enhance its renowned research facilities and provide quality education through its six major departments which are – Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts and Sciences. The alumni of the university are well-known for dedication and quality of work that the institute was rated 90th worldwide and 10th in UK as per the 2016 Global Employability Ranking. Tamsin Greig, Matthew Goode, Chris Tarrant and Tim Curry are some of its notable alumni who have made the university proud. Here is the full-list of celebrities who attended the University of Birmingham.

Check out the list of notable University Of Birmingham alumni. Some of the notable University Of Birmingham students are Tim Curry, Maurice Wilkins, John Stewart Bell, Mo Ibrahim and Francis William Aston.

The Most Famous Alumni of University Of Birmingham

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Susanne KlattenApril 28, 1962GermanSusanne Klatten is a businesswoman who is the richest woman in Germany
Tim CurryApril 19, 1946BritishTim Curry is an actor and musician whose works have covered various media like theatre, television and films
John Stewart BellJune 28, 1928Northern IrishJohn Stewart Bell FRS was a famous Physicist of Irish descent
Francis William AstonSeptember 1, 1877BritishFrancis William Aston was a British scientist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Mo IbrahimMay 3, 1946BritishMo Ibrahim is a Sudanese-British entrepreneur who founded the telecommunications company Celtel International
Maurice WilkinsDecember 15, 1916BritishMaurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins was a New Zealand born British biophysicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
John R. VaneMarch 29, 1927BritishSir John Robert Vane was an eminent British pharmacologist of the twentieth century who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1982
Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron BhattacharyyaJune 6, 1940BritishKumar Bhattacharyya is an Indian British engineer who founded the Warwick Manufacturing Group
John R. Vane

John R. Vane

Sir John Robert Vane was an eminent British pharmacologist of the twentieth century who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1982

BritishMarch 29, 1927120 views

Maurice Wilkins

Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins was a New Zealand born British biophysicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

BritishDecember 15, 1916131 views

Francis William Aston

Francis William Aston was a British scientist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Mo Ibrahim

Mo Ibrahim is a Sudanese-British entrepreneur who founded the telecommunications company Celtel International

BritishMay 3, 1946155 views

Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya

Kumar Bhattacharyya is an Indian British engineer who founded the Warwick Manufacturing Group

BritishJune 6, 194098 views

Tim Curry

Tim Curry is an actor and musician whose works have covered various media like theatre, television and films

BritishApril 19, 1946209 views

John Stewart Bell

John Stewart Bell FRS was a famous Physicist of Irish descent

Susanne Klatten

Susanne Klatten is a businesswoman who is the richest woman in Germany

GermanApril 28, 1962278 views