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Harrow School

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
London, England

Founding Date:
1572

Enrollment:
800

Official Website:
http://www.harrowschool.org.uk/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Stanley Baldwin
Head of State
3-Aug-1867 14-Dec-1947 UK Prime Minister three times
Sir Joseph Banks
Botanist
13-Feb-1743 19-Jun-1820 Accompanied James Cook
James Blunt
Musician
22-Feb-1977   Back To Bedlam
Arthur Bryant
Historian
18-Feb-1899 2-Jan-1985 Biographer of Samuel Pepys
Lord Byron
Poet
22-Jan-1788 19-Apr-1824 English romantic poet
Winston Churchill
Head of State
30-Nov-1874 24-Jan-1965 WWII Prime Minister of England
Benedict Cumberbatch
Actor
19-Jul-1976   BBC's Sherlock Holmes
Alain de Botton
Author
20-Dec-1969   The Architecture of Happiness
Michael Denison
Actor
1-Nov-1915 22-Jul-1998 Shadowlands
John Dennis
Critic
1657 6-Jan-1734 The Usefulness of the Stage
Cary Elwes
Actor
26-Oct-1962   The Princess Bride
Ronald Fisher
Mathematician
17-Feb-1890 29-Jul-1962 Analysis of variance and covariance
Henry FitzRoy
Aristocrat
6-Apr-1978   12th Duke of Grafton
Edward Fox
Actor
13-Apr-1937   Force 10 from Navarone
Laurence Fox
Actor
1978   DS Hathaway on Inspector Lewis
L. P. Hartley
Novelist
30-Dec-1895 13-Dec-1972 The Boat
Samuel Hoare
Politician
24-Feb-1880 7-May-1959 UK Home Secretary, 1937-39
Keith Joseph
Politician
17-Jan-1918 10-Dec-1994 Conservative UK Minister, Thatcher influence
Patrick Lichfield
Photographer
25-Apr-1939 11-Nov-2005 Prominent British photographer
Miles Mander
Actor
14-May-1888 8-Feb-1946 The Three Musketeers
Christopher Monckton
Politician
14-Feb-1952   Deputy Leader, UK Independence Party
Walter Monckton
Politician
17-Jan-1891 9-Jan-1965 UK Minister of Defence, 1955-56
John Mortimer
Playwright
21-Apr-1923 16-Jan-2009 Rumpole of the Bailey
Jawaharlal Nehru
Head of State
14-Nov-1889 27-May-1964 First Prime Minister of India
Nicky Oppenheimer
Business
8-Jun-1945   Chairman of De Beers
Lord Palmerston
Head of State
20-Oct-1784 18-Oct-1865 Twice Prime Minister of UK
Robert Peel
Head of State
5-Feb-1788 2-Jul-1850 U.K. Prime Minister
Spencer Perceval
Head of State
1-Nov-1762 11-May-1812 UK Prime Minister, 1809-12
John Profumo
Politician
30-Jan-1915 10-Mar-2006 Resigned House of Commons over an affair
Terence Rattigan
Playwright
10-Jun-1911 30-Nov-1977 Separate Tables
Lord Rayleigh
Physicist
12-Nov-1842 30-Jun-1919 Why the sky is blue
Edmund de Rothschild
Business
2-Jan-1916 17-Jan-2009 British banker
Andrew Russell
Aristocrat
30-Mar-1962   14th Duke of Bedford
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Playwright
30-Oct-1751 7-Jul-1816 The School for Scandal
Donald Somervell
Politician
24-Aug-1889 18-Nov-1960 AG for England and Wales, 1936-45
John Addington Symonds
Critic
5-Oct-1840 19-Apr-1893 Renaissance in Italy
William Henry Fox Talbot
Inventor
11-Feb-1800 17-Sep-1877 Calotype method of photography
Mark Thatcher
Relative
15-Aug-1953   Margaret Thatcher's ne'er-do-well son
G. M. Trevelyan
Historian
16-Feb-1876 21-Jul-1962 England under Queen Anne
Anthony Trollope
Novelist
24-Apr-1815 6-Dec-1882 Barchester Towers


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