List of Foreign Heads of State and Notable Alumni who studied at UK Institutions

21 May, 2012

Head of StateCountryInstitution
1King Hamad ibn Isa Al KhalifaBahrainIndependent Secondary School
2KIng Jigme Khesar Namgyel WangchuckBhutanOxford University
3President Ian KhamaBotswanaSandhurst
4Sultan Hassanal BolkiahBruneiSandhurst
5Queen Margrethe IIDenmarkCambridge University and LSE
6President Nicholas LiverpoolDominicaHull University and Sheffield University
7President John Atta MillsGhanaLSE and SOAS
8President Ólafur Ragnar GrímssonIcelandManchester University
9King Abdullah IIJordanSandhurst and Oxford University
10President Anote TongKiribatiLSE
11King Letsie III of LesothoLesothoBristol, Cambridge and London University
12Henri, Grand Duke of LuxembourgLuxembourgSandhurst
13Yang di-Pertuan Agong Mizan Zainal Abidin of TerengganuMalaysiaSandhurst
14President Mohamed NasheedMaldivesLiverpool John Moores University
15President Anerood JugnauthMauritiusICSL/City Law School
16Prince Albert IIMonacoBristol University
17King Harald VNorwayOxford University
18Sultan Qaboos bin Said al SaidOmanSandhurst
19President Aníbal Cavaco SilvaPortugalYork University
20Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al ThaniQatarSandhurst
21King Mswati IIISwazilandIndependent Secondary School
22President Bashar al-AssadSyriaWestern Eye School
23King George Tupou VTongaSandhurst and Oxford University
24President George Maxwell RichardsTrinidad and TobagoManchester University and Oxford University
25President Abdullah GülTurkeyExeter University
26President Iolu AbilVanuatuCooperative College
27President Rupiah BandaZambiaCambridge University and LSE

AlumnusCountry of originInstitution
28Tariq Ali, authorPakistanOxford University
29Benazir Bhutto, Pakistani politicianPakistanOxford University
30Baruch S Blumberg, Nobel Prize-winning scientistUnited States of AmericaOxford University
31Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United StatesUnited States of AmericaOxford University
32General Wesley Clark, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, 1997-2000United States of AmericaOxford University
33Rupert Murdoch, Director, News InternationalAustraliaOxford University
34Cornelia Sorabji, India’s first female lawyerIndiaOxford University
35Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politicianBurmaOxford University and SOAS
36Rabindranath Tagore, Nobel prize-winning authorIndiaUCL
37Sir Yang Ti-liang, former Chief Justice of Hong Kong ChinaUCL
38Jomo Kenyatta , founding father of KenyaBritish East Africa (Kenya)UCL and LSE
39Idris Kutigi, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of NigeriaNigeriaSOAS
40Johnnie Carson, US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs United States of AmericaSOAS
41Hoshyar Zebari, Minister of Foreign Affairs of IraqIraqEssex University
42Nahed Taher, forst woman to head a Saudi investment back (Gulf One Investment Bank)Saudi ArabiaLancaster University
43Professor Jianhua Zhang, scientists ranked in 2008 by Nature as one of the five agricultural scientists who could 'change the world'ChinaLancaster University
44Dr Barham Salih, Prime Minister of KurdistanIraqCardiff University and Liverpool University
45Haruhiko Kuroda, President of the Asian Development BankJapanOxford University
46Michele Flournoy, US Under Secretary of DefenseUnited States of AmericaOxford University
47Dr Fred Goesmann, scientists who worked on Beagle 2 at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System ResearchGermanyDundee University

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