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Discover the notable alumni of Johns Hopkins University. The list includes people like John Dewey, Denton Cooley, Wolf Blitzer, Brad Rutter & Timothy Geithner. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, scientists, intellectuals & academics, writers and physicians etc.
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 1 
Woodrow Wilson
(28th President of the United States (1913 - 1921))
Woodrow Wilson
28
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: February 3, 1924
 2 
Madeleine Albright
(64th United States Secretary of State (1997 - 2001))
Madeleine Albright
20
Birthdate: May 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Smíchov, Prague, Czechia
Died: March 23, 2022
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 3 
John Dewey
(Philosopher)
John Dewey
9
Birthdate: October 20, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Died: June 1, 1952
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Wes Craven
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Wes Craven
7
Birthdate: August 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: August 30, 2015
 5 
John Astin
(Actor)
John Astin
12
Birthdate: March 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Gil Scott-Heron
(Poet and Singer-songwriter)
Gil Scott-Heron
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 27, 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 7 
John C. Malone
(CEO of Tele-Communications Inc.)
John C. Malone
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milford, Connecticut, United States
 8 
Brad Rutter
(Television Host)
Brad Rutter
0
Birthdate: January 31, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.
 9 
Evan Ryan
(Diplomat)
Evan Ryan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
 10 
Iris Chang
(Journalist)
Iris Chang
1
Birthdate: March 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 9, 2004
 11 
Caleb Deschanel
(Cinematographer, Director and Father of Actresses Zooey Deschanel and Emily Deschanel)
Caleb Deschanel
0
Birthdate: September 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 12 
Michael Gordon
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: April 29, 1993
 13 
Celeste O'Connor
0
Birthdate: December 2, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
 14 
Nurul Izzah Anwar
(Politician)
Nurul Izzah Anwar
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 15 
Helen B. Taussig
(Cardiologist)
Helen B. Taussig
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 24, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 20, 1986
 16 
Louise Erdrich
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 7, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Little Falls, Minnesota, US
 17 
Hans Selye
(Hungarian-Canadian Endocrinologist Known for His Studies of the Effects of Stress on the Human Body)
Hans Selye
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: October 16, 1982
 18 
Michael Bloomberg
(Former Mayor of New York City (2002-2013))
Michael Bloomberg
45
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 14, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brighton, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
C. J. Cherryh
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
 20 
Davey Johnson
(Baseball player, Baseball manager)
Davey Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
 21 
Margaret Hayes
0
Birthdate: December 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: January 26, 1977
 22 
Antonia Novello
(The First Woman and First Hispanic to Serve as Surgeon General of the United States)
Antonia Novello
1
Birthdate: August 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fajardo, Puerto Rico
 23 
Frank Oppenheimer
(Physicist, Teacher)
Frank Oppenheimer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 1985
 24 
Spiro Agnew
(39th Vice President of the United States (1969-1973))
Spiro Agnew
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: September 17, 1996
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Wendy Osefo
(Cast member of The Real Housewives of Potomac)
Wendy Osefo
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nigeria
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 26 
Akshay Oberoi
(Acting debut as a child in the 2002 comedy-drama American Chai)
Akshay Oberoi
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, United States
 27 
Wolf Blitzer
(Journalist and Anchor for CNN Who Became Famous for His Reporting on the First Gulf War.)
Wolf Blitzer
8
Birthdate: March 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Thomas Peterffy
(Businessperson)
Thomas Peterffy
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1944 AD
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
 29 
Timothy Geithner
(American Banker and 75th United States Secretary of the Treasury (2009 - 2013))
Timothy Geithner
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 30 
Thomas Dixon Jr.
(Politician)
Thomas Dixon Jr.
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 11, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shelby, North Carolina, United States
Died: April 3, 1946
 31 
John Mauchly
(Physicist)
John Mauchly
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 30, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: January 8, 1980
 32 
Royal Rife
(Inventor)
Royal Rife
2
Birthdate: May 16, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Elkhorn, Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: August 5, 1971
 33 
Russell Baker
(Journalist)
Russell Baker
0
Birthdate: August 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Loudoun County, Virginia, U.S.
Died: January 21, 2019
 34 
Lawrence Hill
(Novelist known for his 2007 novel The Book of Negroes)
Lawrence Hill
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 24, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada
 35 
Samuel J. Palmisano
(Executive, American football player)
Samuel J. Palmisano
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
 36 
Walter H. Breen
(Novelist)
Walter H. Breen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: April 27, 1993
 37 
Rafael Hernández Colón
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: May 2, 2019
 38 
Sneha Anne Philip
(Indian-American physician who was last seen on September 10, 2001)
Sneha Anne Philip
7
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kerala, India
Died: September 11, 2001
 39 
Esi Edugyan
(Novelist)
Esi Edugyan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
 40 
David Hackett Fischer
(University Professor)
David Hackett Fischer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
 41 
Shirley Clarke
(Filmmaker)
Shirley Clarke
0
Birthdate: October 2, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: September 23, 1997
 42 
John O. Agwunobi
(A formally trained pediatrician and chief executive officer and executive chairman of Herbalife Nutrition)
John O. Agwunobi
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland
 43 
William F. Albright
(Archaeologist)
William F. Albright
0
Birthdate: May 24, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Coquimbo, Chile
Died: September 19, 1971
 44 
Elwood Haynes
(Inventor)
Elwood Haynes
0
Birthdate: October 14, 1857
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Indiana, United States
Died: April 13, 1925
 45 
Douglas Southall Freeman
0
Birthdate: May 16, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
Died: June 13, 1953
 46 
Florence Bascom
(Geologist)
Florence Bascom
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18, 1945
 47 
John Hewson
(9th Leader of the Liberal Party)
John Hewson
2
Birthdate: October 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Carlton, Australia
 48 
Geir Haarde
(23rd Prime Minister of Iceland)
Geir Haarde
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
 49 
Curt Richter
(Biologist)
Curt Richter
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: United States
Died: December 21, 1988
 50 
Robert Fogel
(Economic historian)
Robert Fogel
1
Birthdate: July 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 11, 2013