Prime Ministers

The following UK Prime Ministers attended university at either Oxford or Cambridge. Thus, of the 55 Prime Ministers to date, 41 studied at Oxbridge, 11 did not go to university, and only 3, Earl Russell, Neville Chamberlain, and Gordon Brown, went to other universities (Edinburgh, Birmingham and Edinburgh respectively).

PMPM dates College
Robert Walpole1721-1742King's, Cambridge
Earl of Wilmington1742-1743Trinity, Oxford
Henry Pelham1743-1746Hart Hall, Oxford
Earl of Bath1746Christ Church, Oxford
Duke of Newcastle1754-1756Clare, Cambridge
George Grenville1763-1765Christ Church, Oxford
Marquess of Rockingham1765-1766
1782
St John's, Cambridge
Earl of Chatham1766-1768Trinity, Oxford
Duke of Grafton1768-1770Peterhouse, Cambridge
Lord North1770-1782Trinity, Oxford
Earl of Shelburne1782-1783Christ Church, Oxford
Duke of Portland1783
1807-1809
Christ Church, Oxford
William Pitt1783-1801
1804-1806
Pembroke, Cambridge
Henry Addington1801-1804Brasenose, Oxford
Baron Grenville1806-1807Christ Church, Oxford
Spencer Perceval1809-1812Trinity, Cambridge
Earl of Liverpool1812-1827Christ Church, Oxford
George Canning1827Christ Church, Oxford
Viscount Goderich1827-1828St John's, Cambridge
Earl Grey1830-1834Trinity, Cambridge
Viscount Melbourne1834Trinity, Cambridge
Robert Peel1841-1846Christ Church, Oxford
Earl of Derby1852
1858-1859
1866-1868
Christ Church, Oxford
Earl of Aberdeen1852-1855St John's, Cambridge
Viscount Palmerston1855-1858
1859-1865
St John's, Cambridge
William Gladstone1868-1874
1880-1885
1886
1892-1894
Christ Church, Oxford
Marquess of Salisbury1885-1886
1886-1892
1895-1902
Christ Church, Oxford
Earl of Rosebery1894-1895Christ Church, Oxford
Arthur Balfour1902-1905Trinity, Cambridge
Henry Campbell-Bannerman1905-1908Trinity, Cambridge
Herbert Asquith1908-1916Balliol, Oxford
Stanley Baldwin1923-1924
1924-1929
1935-1937
Trinity, Cambridge
Clement Atlee1945-1951University, Oxford
Anthony Eden1955-1957Christ Church, Oxford
Harold Macmillan1957-1963Balliol, Oxford
Alec Douglas-Home1963-1964Christ Church, Oxford
Harold Wilson1964-1970
1974-1976
Jesus, Oxford
Edward Heath1970-1974Balliol, Oxford
Margaret Thatcher1979-1990Somerville, Oxford
Tony Blair1997-2007St John's, Oxford
David Cameron2010-Brasenose, Oxford

14 attended Cambridge (including 6 at Trinity), and 27 attended Oxford (including 14 at Christ Church). For more info on UK Prime Ministers, try Wikipedia.

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