List of Balliol College people

The following is a list of notable people educated at Balliol College, Oxford. When available, year of matriculation is provided in parenthesis, as listed in the relevant edition of "The Balliol College Register" or in the "Oxford Dictionary of National Biography". More than one in twenty Balliol former students are listed in "Who's Who".Fact|date=February 2007

Economics

* Sir William Ashley
* William Beveridge
* G.D.H. Cole
* Gavyn Davies (1972)
* Charles Stanton Devas
* Francis Edgeworth
* Stephanie Flanders
* John Hicks
* Donald MacDougall (1931)
* Patrick Minford
* James Robertson (1946)
* Walter Rostow (1936)
* Adam Smith
* Lester Thurow (1960)

History

* Timothy Barnes (1960)
* John Beazley (1903)
* James H. Billington (1950)
* Daniel J. Boorstin (1934)
* Manning Clark (1938)
* Donald Creighton
* H. W. C. Davis
* R. H. C. Davis (1937)
* Charles Harding Firth
* Vivian Hunter Galbraith
* Keith Hancock (1921)
* Christopher Hill (1931)
* Arthur Marwick (1957)
* H. J. R. Murray (1887)
* Lewis Namier (1908)
* Tapan Raychaudhuri (1957)
* Richard Southern (1929)
* R.H. Tawney (1899)
* Arnold J. Toynbee (1907)
* Patrick Wormald (1966)

Law

* Henry Bathurst
* Peter Benenson (1939)
* Thomas Bingham (1954)
* Charles Bowen
* George Carman (1949)
* Joseph William Chitty
* John Coleridge
* Thomas Coventry
* Albert Venn Dicey
* Charles Isaac Elton
* John Marshall Harlan II
* Brian Hutton (1950)
* Nicholas Katzenbach (1947)
* Roger Ludlow
* John Popham
* Joseph Raz (1972)
* Mathew Thorpe (1957)
* Theodore Tylor

Letters / Arts


* Archibald Alison (1775)
* Harold Boulton
* Norman O. Brown (1932)
* Richard Buckle
* Sydney Carter (1933)
* John Churton Collins
* Cyril Connolly
* David Daiches (1934)
* Robertson Davies (1935)
* Dan Davin (1936)
* Kenneth Dover (1938)
* Robinson Ellis (1852)
* John Evelyn
* Henry Watson Fowler
* Grey Ruthven, 2nd Earl of Gowrie
* Graham Greene (1922)
* Jasper Griffin (1956)
* Inglis Gundry (1923)
* William Hardie (1880)
* L. P. Hartley
* Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins
* Victor Hely-Hutchinson
* Aldous Huxley (1913)
* Julian Huxley
* Nicholas Kenyon (1969)
* Sidney Lee
* John Gibson Lockhart
* Howard Marks (1964)
* Ved Mehta (1956)
* David Binning Monro
* John Nichol
* Beverley Nichols
* Anthony Powell (1923)
* Peter Quennell (1923)
* Robert Scott
* Samuel Shem (Stephen Bergman) (1966)
* Nevil Shute
* Robert Southey
* Olaf Stapledon
* George Steiner (1950)
* Julian Sturgis
* John Addington Symonds
* Laurence Whistler (1946)

Mathematics/Science/Technology

* George Alberti
* Baruch Blumberg (1955)
* E. J. Bowen
* James Bradley
* Richard Dawkins (1959)
* Peter Donnelly
* Robert Hinde (1948)
* Cyril Norman Hinshelwood
* R. V. Jones (1934)
* Jeremy Knowles (1955)
* Anthony James Leggett (1955)
* Christopher Longuet-Higgins (1941)
* Holbrook Mann MacNeille
* Donald Michie (1945)
* Julian Peto
* Alexander George Ogston (1929)
* Henry John Stephen Smith
* Bill Smythies (1931)
* James Stirling
* William Spottiswoode
* Gilbert Strang (1955)
* J. H. C. Whitehead
* Robin Wilson (1962)

Media

* David Aaronovitch
* David Astor
* Martin Fido
* Maurice Gorham
* Christopher Hitchens
* Henry Vincent Hodson
* John Keegan
* Martin Kettle
* Andrew Knight
* Charles Krauthammer
* Raymond Massey
* Robert Peston
* William Rees-Mogg
* John Schlesinger
* Peter Snow
* Dan Snow
* Hugo Young

Other

* Boris Adlam
* Leonard Barden
* Munir Butt
* Herbert Coleridge
* Arthur Rhys Davids
* Cressida Dick
* Gerald Hillman
* Nicola Horlick
* Richard Lambert
* John Aidan Liddell
* Arnold Lunn
* J. Irwin Miller (1931)
* Leif Mills
* William Monson
* Geoff Mulgan
* Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
* Raaphi Persitz
* Alec Peterson
* Robert Putnam
* John Rennie
* Richard Sharp
* Martin Taylor
* John Templeton
* Adrian Carton De Wiart

Philosophy

* Samuel Alexander
* J. L. Austin
* Alfred Barratt
* Roy Bhaskar (1963)
* Bernard Bosanquet
* Edward Caird
* Thomas Case
* Austin Marsden Farrer
* John Niemeyer Findlay
* Ernest Gellner (1942)
* Thomas Hill Green
* William Hamilton
* Peter Geach (1934)
* Stuart Hampshire (1933)
* R. M. Hare (1937)
* Alfred Hornlé
* C.E.M. Joad
* Harold Joachim
* Anthony Kenny (1964)
* John Lucas (1947)
* Stephen Macedo (1980)
* John Macmurray
* Robert Marrett
* David Miller (1967)
* Stephen Mulhall
* Richard Lewis Nettleship
* William Lambert Newman
* William Newton-Smith (1967)
* Herbert James Paton
* Michael Otsuka (1986)
* Derek Parfit (1961)
* David George Ritchie
* W. D. Ross
* Alan Ryan (1959)
* Michael Sandel (1975)
* F.C.S. Schiller
* John Alexander Smith
* Charles Taylor (1952)
* William Wallace
* Bernard Williams (1947)
* Timothy Williamson
* John Cook Wilson (1868)
* Richard Wollheim (1941)

Poetry

* Matthew Arnold
* Hilaire Belloc
* Henry Charles Beeching
* Andrew Cecil Bradley
* Charles Stuart Calverley
* Sydney Bertram Carter
* Arthur Hugh Clough
* Edward Dyer
* Julian Grenfell
* Gerard Manley Hopkins
* Andrew Lang
* Walter Lyon
* Francis Turner Palgrave
* F. T. Prince
* Christopher Ricks
* William Young Sellar
* John Campbell Shairp
* Robert Southey (did not graduate)
* Eric Stenbock
* Patrick Shaw-Stewart
* Algernon Swinburne (rusticated 1859)

Politics

"Currently active"

* Eric Avebury (Lords)
* Alan Beith
* Yvette Cooper
* Damian Green
* Boris Johnson (Mayor of London)
* Robert Maclennan (Lords)
* Patrick Mayhew (Lords)
* Chris Patten (Lords)
* Ian Pearson
* James Purnell
* Charles Tannock (MEP)
* Stephen Twigg Lost seat 2005
* Kitty Ussher
* Tony Wright

"UK politicians active post-World War II"
* Alex Callinicos
* Dingle Foot
* Ian Gilmour
* Bryan Gould
* Jo Grimond
* Denis Healey
* Edward Heath
* Roy Jenkins
* Crawford Murray MacLehose
* Harold Macmillan
* Walter Monckton
* Frank Soskice
* Dick Taverne
* Mike Woodin

"UK politicians active between World War I and World War II"
* Leo Amery
* Herbert Asquith
* George Nathaniel Curzon
* Aubrey Herbert
* Alfred Milner
* Harold Nicolson
* Herbert Samuel
* Arthur Steel-Maitland
* Tom Wintringham (did not graduate)

"UK politicians pre-World War I"

* Victor Bruce
* Edward Cardwell
* Stafford Northcote
* Arthur Peel
* Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice
* Robert Reid
* Arnold Sandwith Ward

"Politicians/statesmen/monarchs in non-UK countries"
* Australia
**Kim Beazley
* Canada
**Bob Rae
**Vincent Massey
* Germany
**Adam von Trott zu Solz
**Richard von Weizsäcker
* Norway
** Harald V
** Olav V
* Malaysia
**Tuanku Jaafar
* Botswana
**Seretse Khama
*Japan
** Masako Owada
* South Africa
** Jan Hofmeyr
*Sri Lanka
**Lakshman Kadirgamar
* USA
** James Burnham
** E. J. Dionne
** Philip Mayer Kaiser
** Michael Sandel
** Paul Sarbanes
** George Stephanopoulos

Religion

* George Abbot
* John Bell
* Lionel Blue
* Israel Brodie
* Alexander Bryant
* Thomas Byles
* John Douglas
* Shoghi Effendi
* Frederick William Faber
* Austin Farrer
* Cardinal Heard
* Ronald Knox
* Cosmo Lang
* Henry Manning
* John Morton
* George Neville
* Henry Oxenham
* John Coleridge Patteson
* Arthur Penrhyn Stanley
* Archibald Campbell Tait
* Frederick Temple
* William Temple
* John Wycliffe
* Thomas More Suggested but undocumented

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Notable applicants who were not matriculated (public domain information)

* Isaiah Berlin
* Daniel Cohn-Bendit
* Tony Blair
* Bill Clinton
* Colin McGinn
* Lytton Strachey
* A. Hyatt Mayor

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