King’s College London is 68th in the world, 23rd in Europe, and 7th in the United Kingdom by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 10 notable alumni from King’s College London sorted by their wiki pages’ popularity.
Adeline Virginia Woolf was an English writer, considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors and a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.
John Richard Deacon is an English retired musician, best known for being the bassist for the rock band Queen. He composed several songs for the group, including Top 10 hits “You’re My Best Friend”, “Another One Bites the Dust”, and “I Want to Break Free”; co-wrote “Under Pressure”, “Friends Will Be Friends” and “One Vision”; and he was involved in the band’s financial management.
Gary Winston Lineker is an English former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster. He is regarded as one of the greatest English strikers.
Lisa Nicole Brennan-Jobs is an American writer. She is the daughter of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and Chrisann Brennan. Jobs initially denied paternity for several years, which led to a legal case and various media reports in the early days of Apple.
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is an English actor, director, and former fashion model is known for his roles as Simon Adebisi in Oz, Lock-Nah in The Mummy Returns, Nykwana Wombosi in The Bourne Identity, Kurse in Thor: The Dark World, Killer Croc in Suicide Squad, Mr. Eko in Lost, Malko in the fifth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones, and Dave Duerson in the NFL biopic drama Concussion.
Arthur C. Clarke
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke was an English science-fiction writer, science writer, futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host.
Sarojini Naidu was an Indian political activist and poet. A proponent of civil rights, women’s emancipation, and anti-imperialistic ideas, she was an important figure in India’s struggle for independence from colonial rule.
Desmond Mpilo Tutu was a South African Anglican bishop and theologian, known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist. He was Bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986 and then Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996, in both cases being the first black African to hold the position. Theologically, he sought to fuse ideas from black theology with African theology.
John Keats was an English poet of the second generation of Romantic poets, with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, although his poems had been in publication for less than four years when he died of tuberculosis at the age of 25.
Donald Joseph Qualls is an American actor. He is best known for his work in films including Road Trip (2000), The New Guy, and The Core (2003), and for several appearances on television series such as Breaking Bad, Supernatural, Scrubs, Lost, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He co-starred in the FX comedy series Legit, the Syfy horror series Z Nation and the Amazon Studios show The Man in the High Castle.
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