24 Notable alumni of
Royal Agricultural University

Royal Agricultural University is 1042nd in the world, 357th in Europe, and 74th in the United Kingdom by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 24 notable alumni from Royal Agricultural University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Jamie Spencer-Churchill, 12th Duke of Marlborough

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    Jamie Spencer-Churchill, 12th Duke of Marlborough
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    Noble
    Biography

    Charles James Spencer-Churchill, 12th Duke of Marlborough, styled Earl of Sunderland until March 1972 and Marquess of Blandford until October 2014, and often known as Jamie Blandford or Jamie Marlborough, is an English peer and the current Duke of Marlborough.

  2. Torquhil Campbell, 13th Duke of Argyll

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    Torquhil Campbell, 13th Duke of Argyll
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Biography

    Torquhil Ian Campbell, 13th and 6th Duke of Argyll, styled as Earl of Campbell before 1973 and as Marquess of Lorne between 1973 and 2001, is a Scottish peer.

  3. Jonathan Dimbleby

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    Jonathan Dimbleby
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    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    television presenterbiographerbroadcaster
    Biography

    Jonathan Dimbleby is a British presenter of current affairs and political radio and television programmes, author and historian. He is the son of Richard Dimbleby and younger brother of British TV presenter David Dimbleby.

  4. Simon Coveney

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    Simon Coveney
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    Ireland Flag Ireland
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    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politicianfarmer
    Biography

    Simon Coveney is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence since June 2020 and Deputy Leader of Fine Gael since June 2017. He has served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork South-Central constituency since 1998. He previously served as Tánaiste from 2017 to 2020, Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government from 2016 to 2017 and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine from 2011 to 2016. He also served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the South constituency from 2004 to 2007.

  5. James Carnegie, 3rd Duke of Fife

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    James Carnegie, 3rd Duke of Fife
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1929-2015 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James George Alexander Bannerman Carnegie, 3rd Duke of Fife was a British landowner, farmer and peer. He was the grandson of Louise, Princess Royal, a daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. As a female-line great-grandson of a British sovereign, he did not carry out royal or official duties or receive any funds from the Civil List. He was the second cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, and King Harald V of Norway. Through his maternal grandfather, he was also a descendant of King William IV and Dorothea Jordan.

  6. James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Abercorn

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    James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Abercorn
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    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1934-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Abercorn, is a British nobleman, peer, and politician. He became Duke of Abercorn in the Peerage of Ireland on the death of his father in June 1979. He is the son of James Edward Hamilton, 4th Duke of Abercorn, and Hon. Kathleen Crichton. He is a former politician and Lord Steward of the Household.

  7. Henry FitzRoy, 12th Duke of Grafton

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    Henry FitzRoy, 12th Duke of Grafton
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    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    promoter
    Biography

    Henry Oliver Charles FitzRoy, 12th Duke of Grafton, known as Harry Grafton, is an English peer and music promoter. He inherited the Dukedom of Grafton from his grandfather, Hugh FitzRoy, 11th Duke of Grafton, on 7 April 2011. He is also a direct male-line descendant of Charles II of England.

  8. Richard Benyon

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    Richard Benyon
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    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Richard Henry Ronald Benyon, Baron Benyon is a British Conservative Party politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Newbury from 2005 to 2019. He is currently a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Benyon had the Conservative whip removed on 3 September 2019 by prime minister Boris Johnson, after voting against the government, and sat as an independent MP until he had the whip restored by the prime minister on 28 October.

  9. Simon Hart

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    Simon Hart
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    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Simon Anthony Hart is a British politician serving as Secretary of State for Wales since 2019. A member of the Conservative Party, he was first elected in the 2010 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, defeating the previous Labour MP Nick Ainger who had represented the constituency and its predecessor since 1992. He was reelected in 2015, 2017 and 2019.

  10. Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole

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    Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1871-1922 (aged 51)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary personnel
    Biography

    Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole was a prince of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi until it was overthrown by a coalition of American and European businessmen in 1893. He later went on to become a representative in the Territory of Hawaii as delegate to the United States Congress, and as such is the only member of Congress ever born into royalty.

  11. Alan Brooke, 3rd Viscount Brookeborough

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    Alan Brooke, 3rd Viscount Brookeborough
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Alan Henry Brooke, 3rd Viscount Brookeborough, KG, KStJ, is a Northern Irish peer and landowner. He is one of the 92 hereditary peers who remain in the House of Lords; he sits as a crossbencher. He is the current Lord Lieutenant of Fermanagh.

  12. Malcolm Sinclair, 20th Earl of Caithness

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    Malcolm Sinclair, 20th Earl of Caithness
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Malcolm Ian Sinclair, 20th Earl of Caithness,, is a Scottish Conservative politician and member of the House of Lords as one of the remaining hereditary peers. He is also 20th Lord Berriedale, 15th Baronet Sinclair, of Canisbay, Co. Caithness, Nova Scotia, and chief of Clan Sinclair. He is the Chief Executive of the Clan Sinclair Trust.

  13. Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

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    Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
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    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sir Geoffrey Robert Clifton-Brown is a British Conservative Party who is currently the Member of Parliament (MP) for the The Cotswolds. He also serves as Vice-President of the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists and as Treasurer of the 1922 Committee.

  14. Robin Cayzer, 3rd Baron Rotherwick

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    Robin Cayzer, 3rd Baron Rotherwick
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurpolitician
    Biography

    (Herbert) Robin Cayzer, 3rd Baron Rotherwick (born 12 March 1954) is a British landowner and estate manager. He is a Conservative politician, sitting as a hereditary peer in the House of Lords.

  15. Patrick Stopford, 9th Earl of Courtown

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    Patrick Stopford, 9th Earl of Courtown
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James Patrick Montagu Burgoyne Winthrop Stopford, 9th Earl of Courtown, styled Viscount Stopford between 1957 and 1975, is an Irish peer and politician. He is one of the 92 hereditary peers elected to remain in the House of Lords after the House of Lords Act 1999 and sits for the Conservatives.

  16. Roger Knapman

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    Roger Knapman
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    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Roger Maurice Knapman is a British politician who served as a Conservative MP before becoming Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP).

  17. Stuart Agnew

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    Stuart Agnew
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    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politicianfarmer
    Biography

    John Stuart Agnew is a British farmer and politician. He served as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the East of England region for the UK Independence Party (UKIP) from 2009 until 2019, when UKIP dropped to seventh position with 3.42% of the regional vote.

  18. Tim Payne

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    Tim Payne
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    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Timothy Adam North Payne is a former English rugby union footballer who played at prop for London Wasps.

  19. Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony

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    Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony
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    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1850-1930 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony, known up to 1901 as Pierce Mahony, and from 1912 also as The O'Mahony of Kerry, was an Irish Protestant nationalist politician and philanthropist, who practised as a barrister from 1898 to 1900. He was remarkable in having had successively three names, two wives and three faiths, and for being honoured by the Kings of two opposing countries in World War I.

  20. Frank Egerton

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    Frank Egerton
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Francis David Egerton is a British novelist from the Egerton family. Writing as "Frank Egerton", he works as a tutor of creative writing at Oxford University and an Oxford University librarian. He reviewed fiction and non-fiction for newspapers including The Times and Financial Times from 1995–2008.

  21. Archibald Weigall

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    Archibald Weigall
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    Years
    1874-1952 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sir William Ernest George Archibald Weigall, 1st Baronet, was a British Conservative politician who served as Governor of South Australia from 9 June 1920 until 30 May 1922.

  22. Joseph-Xavier Perrault

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    Joseph-Xavier Perrault
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    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1836-1905 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Joseph-Xavier Perrault was a Quebec educator and political figure.

  23. William Bridges-Maxwell

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    William Bridges-Maxwell
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    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1929-1992 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Crawford William Bridges-Maxwell was an Australian politician. Born in Hobart, Tasmania, he was educated at Geelong Grammar School and then the Royal Agricultural College in England, after which he became a veterinary scientist. In 1964, following the resignation of Roger Dean, Bridges-Maxwell was selected as the Liberal candidate for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Robertson in New South Wales, which he won in the by-election resulting from Dean's resignation. He held the seat until his defeat by Barry Cohen of the Labor Party in 1969. Bridges-Maxwell died in 1992.

  24. William Ivey

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    William Ivey
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1838-1892 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    scientistacademic administrator
    Biography

    William Edward Ivey was a New Zealand agricultural scientist and director. He was the inaugural head of what is now Lincoln University.