Harvard College

Discover the notable alumni of Harvard College. The list includes people like Jay Rockefeller, David Souter, Dean Norris, Fred Gwynne & Tom Cotton. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, miscellaneous, writers, lawyers & judges and intellectuals & academics etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
38
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 26th President of the United States (1901-1909)
Birthdate: October 27, 1858
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: January 6, 1919

 2 John Adams

John Adams
20
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 2nd President of United States (1797-1801)
Birthdate: October 30, 1735
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 4, 1826

 3 J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer
7
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Theoretical physicist
Birthdate: April 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 18, 1967

 4 Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau
7
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Naturalist, Philosopher & Author Of 'Walden'
Birthdate: July 12, 1817
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 6, 1862

 5 Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma
5
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Cellist
Birthdate: October 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France

 6 Al Franken

Al Franken
4
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Senator from Minnesota (2009-2018)
Birthdate: May 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 Ted Kaczynski

Ted Kaczynski
51
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Unabomber
Birthdate: May 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Dean Norris

Dean Norris
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 Fred Gwynne

Fred Gwynne
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: July 2, 1993
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 10 Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams
8
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founding Father of the United States
Birthdate: September 27, 1722
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 2, 1803

 11 John Updike

John Updike
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist
Birthdate: March 18, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 27, 2009

 12 William Weld

William Weld
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: July 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Smithtown, New York, U.S.
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 13 George Santayana

George Santayana
1
Famous As: Philosopher, Essayist, Poet
Birthdate: December 16, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 26, 1952

 14 J. P. Morgan Jr.

J. P. Morgan Jr.
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: September 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Irvington, New York, United States
Died: March 13, 1943

 15 Harry A. Blackmun

Harry A. Blackmun
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nashville, Illinois Nashville, Illinois, United States U.S.
Died: March 4, 1999

 16 Amy Chua

Amy Chua
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: October 26, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois Champaign, Illinois, U.S.

 17 Nestor Carbonell

Nestor Carbonell
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 18 John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams
51
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 6th President of United States (1825-1829)
Birthdate: July 11, 1767
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 23, 1848

 19 Catherine Herridge

Catherine Herridge
4
Famous As: Investigative correspondent
Birthdate: May 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

 20 Caspar Weinberger

Caspar Weinberger
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: March 28, 2006

 21 Terrence Malick

Terrence Malick
4
Famous As: Director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ottawa, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 22 Horatio Alger

Horatio Alger
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 31, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 30, 1899

 23 Pat Toomey

Pat Toomey
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

 24 Nicholas Kristof

Nicholas Kristof
1
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

 25 Tom Cotton

Tom Cotton
14
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: May 13, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dardanelle, Arkansas, U.S.

 26 Richard Blumenthal

Richard Blumenthal
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 27 Archibald Cox

Archibald Cox
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former Solicitor General of the United States
Birthdate: May 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, USA
Died: May 29, 2004

 28 Donald E. Graham

Donald E. Graham
0
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business executive
Birthdate: April 22, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: United States

 29 Charles Francis Adams Sr.

Charles Francis Adams Sr.
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 18, 1807
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 21, 1886

 30 Thomas Hutchinson

Thomas Hutchinson
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: September 9, 1711
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: British America
Died: June 3, 1780

 31 William Labov

William Labov
0
Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: December 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.

 32 Daniel Zelman

Daniel Zelman
2
Famous As: Screenwriter and Director Who Created The FX Series 'Damages'
Birthdate: June 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rye, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 33 Geraldine Brooks

Geraldine Brooks
0
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

 34 Elliott Carter

Elliott Carter
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Modermist Composer
Birthdate: December 11, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 5, 2012

 35 Ulysses J. Lupien

Ulysses J. Lupien
0
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman, Government official
Birthdate: December 12, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cochituate, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 15, 1965

 36 Penny Pritzker

Penny Pritzker
1
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

 37 Kevin Curran

Kevin Curran
0
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: February 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: October 25, 2016

 38 Benjamin Thompson

Benjamin Thompson
2
Famous As: Physicist and Inventor
Birthdate: March 26, 1753
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 21, 1814

 39 Suzanne Malveaux

Suzanne Malveaux
1
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States

 40 Robert Treat Paine

Robert Treat Paine
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founding Father of the United States
Birthdate: March 11, 1731
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 11, 1814

 41 Henry Hobson Richardson

Henry Hobson Richardson
0
Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: September 29, 1838
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. James Parish, Louisiana, United States
Died: April 27, 1886

 42 Richard Gordon Kleindienst

Richard Gordon Kleindienst
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: August 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Winslow, Arizona, U.S.
Died: February 3, 2000

 43 Harold Stirling Vanderbilt

Harold Stirling Vanderbilt
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bridge player
Birthdate: July 6, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakdale, New York, United States
Died: July 4, 1970

 44 Richard Theodore Greener

Richard Theodore Greener
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: January 30, 1844
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 2, 1922

 45 Seth Lloyd

Seth Lloyd
0
Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Educator, Scientist
Birthdate: August 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: United States

 46 Robert Lowell

Robert Lowell
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 1, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 12, 1977

 47 Richard Henry Dana Jr.

Richard Henry Dana Jr.
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: August 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 6, 1882

 48 Jyotiraditya Scindia

Jyotiraditya Scindia
4
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mumbai Bombay, Maharashtra, India

 49 Sir George Downing, 1st Baronet

Sir George Downing, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: 1624 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: July 19, 1684

 50 Todd Gitlin

Todd Gitlin
0
Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: January 6, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States