List Of University Of Oxford People In British Public Life
This is a list of University of Oxford people in British public life. Many were students at one (or more) of the colleges of the University, and others held fellowships at a college.
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... Name College Years at Oxford Notes Ref Peter Benenson Balliol 1939–1940 Left Oxford because of WWII. 2004–2007 Son of Tony Blair, Bachelor of Arts Modern History, Co-Chair Oxford University Labour Club Trinity Term 2006, schoolmaster Beau Brummell ... Philanthropist Arnold Goodman, Baron Goodman University 1976–1986 (Master of University College) Chairman of the Arts Council of Great Britain 1965–72 Aletha Hayter Lady Margaret Hall 1930 ...
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