Alumni of the University of Leeds
This list of University of Leeds people is a selected list of notable past staff and students of the University of Leeds.
Alumni of the University of Leeds - Wikipedia
Sailor Sir Ben Ainslie weds sports presenter Georgie Thompson
The legendary sportsman, the most successful sailor in history, wed TV presenter Georgie Thompson in front of family and friends at Hampton Court, Richmond, west London.
Ben Ainslie and Georgie Thompson rescued from BOAT on Necker Island
The four-time Olympic gold medallist was sailing with his new wife near Sir Richard Branson's private island when a serious technical fault meant he had to radio for help.
Michael Clapham
Michael Clapham (born 15 May 1943) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Barnsley West and Penistone from 1992 to 2010.
Born in Darton, in Barnsley, Mick ...
Sailor Sir Ben Ainslie weds sports presenter Georgie Thompson
The legendary sportsman, the most successful sailor in history, wed TV presenter Georgie Thompson in front of family and friends at Hampton Court, Richmond, west London.
Tom Palmer (rugby union)
Tom Palmer (born 27 March 1979 in Harringay, London) is an English rugby union footballer. He is a lock for Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership.
He started playing mini rugby at age five wit...
Tom Palmer (rugby union) - Wikipedia
Murder of Lindsay Hawker
Lindsay Ann Hawker (30 December 1984 – 24 March 2007) was a 22-year-old British teacher who was killed in Japan in early 2007 by Tatsuya Ichihashi. Ichihashi was seen fleeing Hawker's a...
Murder of Lindsay Hawker - Wikipedia
Gordon Higginson
Sir Gordon Robert Higginson, DL, DEng, FREng (8 November 1929 – 5 November 2011) was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton for nine years from 1985 to 1994. He was co-author of the standar...
Building Design Partnership
BDP, formerly known as Building Design Partnership, is a firm of architects and engineers employing over 800 staff in the UK and internationally.
The firm was founded in 1961 by George Grenfell-Ba...
Building Design Partnership - Wikipedia
Patrick Woodroffe
Patrick James Woodroffe (27 October 1940 – 10 May 2014) was an English artist, etcher and drawer, specialised in fantasy science-fiction artwork, with images that bordered on the surreal. His ac...
Patrick Woodroffe - Wikipedia
Gavin Esler
Gavin Esler (born 27 February 1953) is a Scottish BBC television presenter and author. Esler was a main presenter on BBC Two's flagship political analysis programme, Newsnight, from January 2003 until...
Raimond Gaita
Raimond Gaita (born 1946) is a German-born Australian philosopher and award-winning writer. He was, until 2011, Foundation Professor of Philosophy at the Australian Catholic University and Professor o...
Dan Crow (computer scientist)
Daniel Nicholas Crow is a computer scientist, currently the CTO of Songkick.
Crow learned to program on a ZX81 and a BBC Micro in the 1980s.He received a BSc in Computer Science from the Universit...
Dan Crow (computer scientist) - Wikipedia
James Johnson (British politician)
James Johnson (16 September 1908 – 31 January 1995) was a British Labour Party politician and Member of Parliament (MP).He was born to the family of a Northumberland miner and was educated at Du...
James Mates
James Mates (born 11 August 1961) is a British newsreader and journalist, currently employed by ITN, where he presents on ITV News and is Europe Editor.
Mates was educated at Marlborough College, ...
Jon Trickett
Jon Hedley Trickett (born 2 July 1950) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hemsworth in West Yorkshire since the 1996 by-election. He served as the Par...
Sayeeda Warsi, Baroness Warsi
Sayeeda Hussain Warsi, Baroness Warsi, (Urdu: سعیده حسین وارثی‎, pronounced "Varsi", born 28 March 1971) is a British Pakistani lawyer, politician and a conservative parliamentarian, who co...
Sayeeda Warsi, Baroness Warsi - Wikipedia
Paul Dacre
Paul Michael Dacre (/ˈdeɪkər/; born 14 November 1948, Arnos Grove, London) is an English journalist and editor of the British newspaper the Daily Mail. He is also editor-in-chief of dmg media, which ...
Peter Jackson (scientist)
Peter Eric Jackson was Chief Scientist and head of R&D at Thomson Reuters. He was born in 1949 in Bridgetown, Barbados, and graduated from Leeds University, UK, with a Ph.D. in Artificial Intellig...
Harold Shipman
Harold Frederick Shipman (14 January 1946 – 13 January 2004) was a British doctor and one of the most prolific serial killers in recorded history.On 31 January 2000, a jury found Shipman guilty o...
Brendan Kennelly
Brendan Kennelly (born 1936) is an Irish poet and novelist. Now retired from teaching, he was Professor of Modern Literature at Trinity College, Dublin until 2005. Since his retirement he has been tit...