Check out the list of notable University Of Minnesota alumni. Some of the notable University Of Minnesota students are Bob Dylan, Yanni, Henry Fonda, Walter Mondale and Norman Borlaug.

The University of Minnesota is popularly known as the ‘U of M’ or just a simple ‘U’ that specializes in research in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota. This reputed institution is the sixth largest educational campus in the United States. The university had about 51,147 students in the 2013-2014 which is proof enough of the kind of popularity of the institution. With 19 colleges and schools affiliated to this institution and 6 major sister institution, University of Minnesota is out-rightly one of the best institutions to pass out from. The ‘Minnesota Golden Gophers,’ are the most talked about sports team in the world; till 2015 they had 20 National Championship awards to their credit. The ‘University of Minnesota’ is among the top 25 research institution in the ‘Center for Measuring University Performance’ in Arizona. Some of the notable alumni of the University of Minnesota are famous celebrities like, the songwriter, Bob Dylan, the famous wrestler, Brock Lesnar or the basketball player, Kris Humphries. These people have made it big in nearly all walks of life and have carved a niche for themselves. They are out to make this world a better place and uphold the reputation of the famous institution; they all have passed out from. The University of Minnesota makes sure that with severe perseverance and tough educational deadlines, the best of the lot are churned out. All the Alumni are carving a niche for themselves in whichever field they are in, be it technology, entertainment or sports, they are the best at whatever they do. This list of notable University Of Minnesota alumni is based on the individual’s achievements and fame. We are quite certain that you will be surprised by some of the notable University Of Minnesota alumni who made it to this list.
Bob DylanBob Dylan
(Singer & Songwriter)

24 May 1941

Duluth, Minnesota, United States

American

Gemini

YanniYanni
(Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer)

14 November 1954

Kalamata

Greek

Scorpio

Henry FondaHenry Fonda
(Actor)

16 May 1905

12 August 1982

Grand Island

American

Taurus

Walter MondaleWalter Mondale
(The 42nd Vice President of the U.S.A.)

05 January 1928

Ceylon

American

Capricorn

Norman BorlaugNorman Borlaug
(Father of the Green Revolution)

25 March 1914

12 September 2009

Cresco, Iowa

American

Aries

Tony DungyTony Dungy
(Former NFL Coach & American Football Player)

06 October 1955

Jackson, Michigan

American

Libra

Christiaan BarnardChristiaan Barnard
(Cardiac Surgeon)

08 November 1922

02 September 2001

Beaufort West

South African

Scorpio

Garrison KeillorGarrison Keillor

07 August 1942

Anoka, Minnesota

American

Leo

Eugene McCarthyEugene McCarthy
(Politician)

29 March 1916

10 December 2005

Watkins

American

Aries

Herb BrooksHerb Brooks
(Ice Hockey Coach, Player)

05 August 1937

11 August 2003

Saint Paul, MN, US

American

Leo

Robert M. PirsigRobert M. Pirsig

06 September 1928

Minneapolis

American

Virgo

Ernest LawrenceErnest Lawrence
(Physicist)

08 August 1901

27 August 1958

Canton

American

Leo

Everett McKinley DirksenEverett Dirksen
(Former U.S. Senator)

04 January 1896

07 September 1969

Pekin, Illinois, U.S.

American

Capricorn

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
(Biochemist)

08 April 1911

08 January 1997

St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

American

Aries

Azmin AliAzmin Ali
(Malaysian Politician)

25 August 1964

Singapore

Malaysian

Virgo

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
(Physicist)

10 February 1902

13 October 1987

Xiamen, Fujian, China

American

Aquarius

Daniel Little McFaddenDaniel McFadden
(Economist)

29 July 1937

Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.

American

Leo

Aaron BrownAaron Brown
(Broadcast Journalist)

10 November 1948

Hopkins

American

Scorpio

Warner E BurgerWarren Earl Burger
(Former Chief Justice of the United States)

07 September 1907

25 June 1995

Saint Paul, Minnesota

American

Virgo

Ric FlairRic Flair
(Professional wrestler, Writer, Podcaster)

25 February 1949

Memphis

American

Pisces

Flip SaundersFlip Saunders
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)

23 February 1955

25 October 2015

Cleveland

American

Pisces

Nick CleggNick Clegg
(Politician)

07 January 1967

Chalfont St Giles

British

Capricorn

Shelton BenjaminShelton Benjamin
(Professional wrestler)

09 July 1975

Orangeburg

American

Cancer

Eric BischoffEric Bischoff
(Entrepreneur, Television producer, Wrestler)

27 May 1955

Detroit

American

Gemini

Warren E. BurgerWarren E. Burger
(Judge, Lawyer)

17 September 1907

25 June 1995

Saint Paul

American

Virgo

Sara McMannSara McMann
(Mixed martial artist, Amateur wrestler)

24 September 1980

Takoma Park

American

Libra

Deke SlaytonDeke Slayton
(Officer, Aviator, Astronaut, Autobiographer)

01 March 1924

13 June 1993

Sparta

American

Pisces

Kjell N. LindgrenKjell N. Lindgren
(Officer, Astronaut)

23 January 1973

Taipei

American

Aquarius

Seymour CraySeymour Cray
(Engineer, Computer scientist)

28 September 1925

05 October 1996

Chippewa Falls

American

Libra

Russell M. NelsonRussell M. Nelson
(Military physician, Cardiologist)

09 September 1924

Salt Lake City

American

Virgo

James RosenquistJames Rosenquist
(Painter)

29 November 1933

31 March 2017

Grand Forks

American

Sagittarius

Johnny OlsonJohnny Olson
(Actor, Radio personality)

22 May 1910

12 October 1985

New York City

American

Gemini

Dave ArnesonDave Arneson
(List of role-playing game designers)

01 October 1947

07 April 2009

Hennepin County

American

Libra

Lars Peter HansenLars Peter Hansen
(Economist, Educationist, University teacher)

26 October 1952

Champaign

American

Scorpio

Satish DhawanSatish Dhawan
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer)

25 September 1920

03 January 2002

Srinagar

Indian

Libra

Duane HansonDuane Hanson
(Sculptor, Artist)

17 January 1925

06 January 1996

Alexandria

American

Capricorn

Robert J. WhiteRobert J. White
(Physician, Neurosurgeon)

21 January 1926

16 September 2010

Duluth

American

Aquarius

Minor WhiteMinor White
(Photographer, University teacher)

09 July 1908

24 June 1976

Minneapolis

American

Cancer

Kevin McHaleKevin McHale
(Basketball Coach, Basketball player)

19 December 1957

Hibbing

American

Sagittarius

Blake WheelerBlake Wheeler
(Ice hockey player)

31 August 1986

Plymouth

American

Virgo

Arthur FryArthur Fry
(Inventor, Scientist)

19 August 1931

Owatonna

American

Leo

Greg RaymerGreg Raymer
(Poker player)

25 June 1964

Minot

American

Cancer

John L. HollandJohn L. Holland
(Psychologist, Scientist)

21 October 1919

27 November 2008

Omaha

American

Libra

Marci BowersMarci Bowers
(Gynaecologist)

18 January 1958

United States of America

American

Capricorn

Patty BergPatty Berg
(Officer, Golfer)

13 February 1918

10 September 2006

Minneapolis

American

Aquarius

Loni Kaye AndersonLoni Kaye Anderson
(Actor, Voice acting)

05 August 1945

American

Leo

Arnold Eric SevareidArnold Eric Sevareid
(Commentator, Journalist, Screenwriter)

26 November 1912

09 July 1992

American

Sagittarius

Gregory A. BoydGregory A. Boyd
(Author, Pastor)

02 June 1957

American

Gemini

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