List of Durham University People

List Of Durham University People

This is a list of alumni associated with Durham University, founded in 1832 in England. This includes those who have taught there, done research there, taken a degree there or were involved in its founding. Durham is a collegiate university, so where known and if applicable, they are shown alongside their associated college.

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