Discover the notable alumni of Phillips Exeter Academy. The list includes people like Mark Zuckerberg, Franklin Pierce, Gore Vidal, Daniel Webster & Daniel Dennett. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, intellectuals & academics, media personalities, miscellaneous and leaders etc.
Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg
14 May 1984, American
Founder of Facebook
Dan BrownDan Brown
22 June 1964, American
 

Gore VidalGore Vidal
03 October 1925, American
 

Franklin PierceFranklin Pierce
23 November 1804, American
 

Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster
18 January 1782, American
Former United States Senator

Daniel DennettDaniel Dennett
28 March 1942, American
 
John IrvingJohn Irving
02 March 1942, American
 

Arthur M SchlesingerArthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
15 October 1917, American
Historian

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15 October 1889, American
Humorist

Edward EverettEdward Everett
11 April 1794, American
Former American senator
Trish ReganTrish Regan
13 December 1977, American
Journalist, Beauty pageant contestant

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
20 March 1856, American
Tennis player, Engineer, Economist, Golfer,
David EisenhowerDavid Eisenhower
31 March 1948, American
Officer

Peter R. OrszagPeter R. Orszag
16 December 1968, American
Economist, Banker, Politician

Win ButlerWin Butler
14 April 1980, American
Songwriter, Singer, Composer, Poet, Guitarist
Fred GrandyFred Grandy
29 June 1948, American
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Politician,

John NegroponteJohn Negroponte
21 July 1939, American
Politician, Diplomat
John KnowlesJohn Knowles
16 September 1926, American
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

George BancroftGeorge Bancroft
03 October 1800, American
Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian,

David MumfordDavid Mumford
11 June 1937, American
Mathematician, University teacher
John Irving BloomJohn Irving Bloom
27 January 1953, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Author

Established in the year 1781 by John Phillips, Phillips Exeter Academy is a coeducational independent school for high schoolers, particularly between the 9th and 12th grade. Phillips Exeter Academy is one of the oldest and prestigious secondary schools of the United States of America and is situated in New Hampshire. Being regarded as a school for the American political elite, it has been valued at an enormous 1.2 billion dollars, making it the largest endowment of all New England boarding schools. The school roughly consists of 1000 students who pursue their secondary education in various programs. With the student body representing over 33 countries and the option to study in 5 continents, the school provides a diverse platform to excel beyond boundaries, globally. With over 450 courses, in 18 core areas of study, the students can intellectually challenge themselves with the unparalleled opportunities they have in hand. The school also boasts a remarkable panel of faculty, with well-accomplished and qualified teachers who have created a mark in their respective areas of study. Phillips Exeter Academy has produced various distinguished personalities over time. The numerous alumni’s of the school went on to achieve greatness in various fields of study. David Rockefeller Jr., Mark Zuckerberg, Daniel Webster, John Knowles and Franklin Pierce all attended Phillips Exeter Academy. We are certain that you will be quite surprised to know the rest of the celebrities who started their humble beginnings here.