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Top 10 Celebrities with History Degrees

in association with University of York

History is one of the most versatile degrees you can take. It demands painstaking research and elouquent arguments. It'll ask you to analyse and debate, consider and compose, and to tackle some of the broadest, most controversial topics humans have dealt with. it's good training, good enough for almost anything. And these ten celebrities with history degrees prove exactly that. 

1

Louis Theroux

Perhaps not too suprisingly, Louis Theroux kicks off our list of celebrity History graduates. The famously and fabulously awkward yet inquisitive documentary maker earned himself a first-class degree from Oxford. His documentaries have covered abstract subjects, often focussing on the sordid and the surreal, and he has gained numerous awards for his films.