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Check out the list of notable Princeton University alumni. Some of the notable Princeton University students are Ted Cruz, Alan Turing, John Forbes Nash, Jr., James Madison and Woodrow Wilson.

Students who are familiar with famous American universities would probably understand how reputed Princeton University is. This renowned educational institution, which started way before the American Revolution, is one of the wealthiest universities in the world, with an endowment of more than $20 Billion USD. The university has often been praised for having one of the most beautiful campuses in the whole of America. Princeton University has a long history spanning several decades and several eminent yesteryear personalities have been associated with this renowned institution. For instance, the world famous scientist Albert Einstein, known for his ‘Theory of Relativity’, was a member of the ‘Institute For Advanced Study’, affiliated with the ‘Princeton University’. James F Williamson earned himself a place in history after the first ‘Princeton University’ graduate to acquire a ‘Doctorate in Philosophy’, back in 1877. Several noteworthy celebrities had once been students of this famous university situated in New Jersey. The 28th president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, was an alumnus of this great institution. Other famous celebrities who studied at the Princeton University are former American first lady Michelle Obama, legendary mathematician Alan Turing, slain American president John F Kennedy and actress Brook Shields. Alan Turing is considered the father of Artificial Intelligence and has contributed immensely to the field of mathematics. Michelle Obama had graduated from Princeton University back in 1985. This list consists of the names of several noteworthy celebrities who were once students of the world renowned ‘Princeton University’. Some of them have become chapters in history, thanks to their remarkable achievements.
Ted CruzTed Cruz
(Politician)

22 December 1970

Calgary

American

Sagittarius

Alan TuringAlan Turing
(Computer Scientist)

23 June 1912

07 June 1954

Maida Vale

British

Cancer

John Forbes Nash, Jr.John Forbes Nash, Jr.
(Mathematician)

13 June 1928

23 May 2015

Bluefield

American

Gemini

James MadisonJames Madison
(President of the U.S.A)

16 March 1751

28 June 1836

Port Conway

American

Pisces

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
(Father of the League of Nations)

28 December 1856

03 February 1924

Staunton city

American

Capricorn

Grover ClevelandGrover Cleveland
(President of the U.S.A)

18 March 1837

24 June 1908

Caldwell

American

Pisces

Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos
(Founder of Amazon.com)

12 January 1964

Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S

American

Capricorn

Michelle ObamaMichelle Obama
(First Lady of the United States)

17 January 1964

Chicago

American

Capricorn

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
(Physicist)

11 May 1918

15 February 1988

Manhattan

American

Taurus

Wentworth MillerWentworth Miller
(Actor)

02 June 1972

Chipping Norton

British,American

Gemini

Ralph NaderRalph Nader
(Political Activist, Attorney)

27 February 1934

Winsted, Connecticut, U.S

American

Pisces

James StewartJames Stewart

20 May 1908

02 July 1997

Indiana

American

Taurus

David DuchovnyDavid Duchovny

07 August 1960

Brooklyn

American

Leo

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
(Author of novels)

24 September 1896

21 December 1940

Saint Paul

American

Libra

Brooke ShieldsBrooke Shields
(Actress and Model)

31 May 1965

Manhattan

American

Gemini

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt
(Former CEO of Google)

27 April 1955

Washington, D.C.

American

Taurus

John RawlsJohn Rawls
(American Philosopher)

21 February 1921

24 November 2002

Baltimore

American

Pisces

Edward SaidEdward Said

01 November 1935

25 September 2003

American

Scorpio

Lester B. PearsonLester B. Pearson
(14th Prime Minister of Canada)

23 April 1897

27 December 1972

Newtonbrook, Toronto, Ontario

Canadian

Taurus

Lee IacoccaLee Iacocca

15 October 1924

Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

American

Libra

George WillGeorge Will

04 May 1941

Champaign, Illinois

American

Taurus

Michael PorterMichael Porter
(Economist, Researcher, Author, Advisor, Speaker and Teacher)

23 May 1947

Ann Arbor

American

Gemini

Allen DullesAllen Dulles
(Former Diplomat & Head of CIA)

07 April 1893

29 January 1969

Watertown, New York

American

Aries

Adlai Stevenson IIAdlai Stevenson II

05 February 1900

14 July 1965

Los Angeles

American

Aquarius

John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
(Former United States Secretary of State)

25 February 1888

24 May 1959

Washington, D.C., U.S.

American

Pisces

Kip ThorneKip Thorne
(Physicist)

01 June 1940

Logan

American

Gemini

Syngman RheeSyngman Rhee
(Statesman)

26 March 1875

19 July 1965

Haeju

Korean

Aries

Jose Ferrer José Ferrer
(Actor, Director)

08 January 1912

26 January 1992

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican

Capricorn

John BardeenJohn Bardeen
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)

23 May 1908

30 January 1991

Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.

American

Gemini

Benjamin RushBenjamin Rush

04 January 1746

19 April 1813

Philadelphia

American

Capricorn

Gary BeckerGary Becker
(Economist)

02 December 1930

03 May 2014

Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States

American

Sagittarius

Steven WeinbergSteven Weinberg

03 May 1933

New York City, USA

American

Taurus

John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
(Former Vice President of the United States)

16 January 1821

17 May 1875

Lexington

American

Capricorn

Laurance RockefellerLaurance Rockefeller
(Venture Capitalist & Environmentalist)

26 May 1910

11 July 2004

New York City

American

Gemini

Arthur ComptonArthur Compton
(Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics)

10 September 1892

15 March 1962

Wooster, Ohio, USA

American

Virgo

Norman ThomasNorman Thomas

20 November 1884

19 December 1968

Marion

American

Scorpio

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
(11th Vice President of the U.S.A)

10 July 1792

31 December 1864

Philadelphia

American

Cancer

Henry Van DykeHenry Van Dyke
(Author, Educator, & Clergyman)

10 November 1852

10 April 1933

Philadelphia

American

Scorpio

John F KennedyJohn F Kennedy
(35th President of the United States)

29 May 1917

22 November 1963

Brookline

American

Gemini

Frederick BuechnerFrederick Buechner
(Author, Presbyterian Minister)

11 July 1926

New York City

American

Cancer

Robert HofstadterRobert Hofstadter
(Physicist)

05 February 1915

17 November 1990

New York City

American

Aquarius

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
(Physicist)

10 February 1902

13 October 1987

Xiamen, Fujian, China

American

Aquarius

Luther MartinLuther Martin

20 February 1748

10 July 1826

Metuchen

American

Pisces

Edwin Mattison McMillanEdwin McMillan
(Physicist)

18 September 1907

07 September 1991

Redondo Beach, California

American

Virgo

Sam ShoemakerSam Shoemaker
(Priest)

1893 AD

1963 AD

Maryland

American

Bill FordBill Ford

03 May 1957

Detroit, Michigan, United States

American

Taurus

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill Eugene O'Neill
(Playwright)

16 October 1888

27 November 1953

New York City, New York, U.S.

American

Libra

Sonia SotomayorSonia Sotomayor

25 June 1954

The Bronx

American

Cancer

David PetraeusDavid Petraeus

07 November 1952

Cornwall on Hudson

American

Scorpio

John EdwardsJohn Edwards
(Politician, Writer, Lawyer)

10 June 1953

United States

American

Gemini

Cornel WestCornel West

02 June 1953

Tulsa

American

Gemini

Samuel AlitoSamuel Alito

01 April 1950

Trenton

American

Aries

Edward WittenEdward Witten
(Mathematician, Physicist, Professor)

26 August 1951

Baltimore

American

Virgo

George F. KennanGeorge F. Kennan

16 February 1904

17 March 2005

Milwaukee

American

Aquarius

Lauren BushLauren Bush
(Model, Designer)

25 June 1984

Denver

American

Cancer

John StosselJohn Stossel
(Commentator, Journalist, Screenwriter)

06 March 1947

Chicago Heights

American

Pisces

Pete ConradPete Conrad
(Pilot, Astronaut, Actor)

02 June 1930

08 July 1999

Philadelphia

American

Gemini

Jimmy StewartJimmy Stewart

20 May 1908

02 July 1997

United States

American

Taurus

James J. GibsonJames J. Gibson
(Psychologist)

27 January 1904

11 December 1979

McConnelsville

American

Aquarius

John Fitzgerald KennedyJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy
(Politician, Military Officer, Author)

29 May 1917

22 November 1963

Brookline

American

Gemini

Maria RessaMaria Ressa
(Journalist)

02 October 1963

Filipino

Libra

Hal FosterHal Foster
(Historian, Art critic)

13 August 1955

Seattle

American

Leo

Sam KeenSam Keen
(Philosopher)

1931 AD

American

Malcolm Stevenson ForbesMalcolm Stevenson Forbes
(Publisher, Businessperson, Politician)

19 August 1919

24 February 1990

Brooklyn, New York

American

Leo

Thornton Niven WilderThornton Niven Wilder
(Novelist, Screenwriter, Playwright)

17 April 1897

07 December 1975

Madison

American

Aries

Edward Wadie SaïdEdward Wadie Saïd

01 November 1935

25 September 2003

Jerusalem

American

Scorpio

Donald Henry RumsfeldDonald Henry Rumsfeld

09 July 1932

Evanston

American

Cancer

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