City University London Famous Alumni
Arts, Science and Academia
Professor L. Bruce Archer
British mechanical engineer and Professor of Design Research at the Royal College of Art.
Dr George Daniels
Horologist,regarded as the greatest watchmaker of modern times and inventor of co-axial escapement.
Technologist, currently National Technology Officer for the UK.
Professor Dame Wendy Hall
Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton.
Sound engineer, record producer and founder of Southern Studios, as well as a former member of EXIT.
Professor Robin Milner
Computer Scientist and recipient of the 1991 ACM Turing Award.
Professor Ebrahim Moosa
Director of the Center for Study of Muslim Networks at Duke University.
Professor Ziauddin Sardar
Commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Government, Politics and Society
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi)
Leader of Indian independence movement. Pioneer of non-violent mass civil disobedience to achieve political change.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Founder of Pakistan, first Governor-General of Pakistan.
First Prime Minister of the Republic of India.
Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951.
Herbert Henry Asquith
Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916.
Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007.
Welsh Liberal Party politician.
Liberal Democrat politician, and a barrister specialising in family law.
Australian politician, Labor MP for the South Australian electoral district of Bright.
Commissioner of the City of London Police.
Conservative Party politician and Member of the European Parliament for the London European Parliament constituency.
Chinese Politician and Businessman, current Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission, former Vice-Governor of the China Development Bank.
Minister of Greek Tourism.
Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990. First female, and longest serving post-war UK Prime Minister.
Dr Ivy Williams
First woman to be called to the English Bar.