Check out the list of notable Phillips Exeter Academy alumni. Some of the notable Phillips Exeter Academy students are Mark Zuckerberg, Gore Vidal, Dan Brown, Franklin Pierce and Daniel Webster.

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.
Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg
(Co-founder of Facebook, Computer Programmer)

14 May 1984

White Plains

American

Taurus

Gore VidalGore Vidal

03 October 1925

31 July 2012

West Point

American

Libra

Dan BrownDan Brown

22 June 1964

Exeter, New Hampshire U.S

American

Cancer

Franklin PierceFranklin Pierce

23 November 1804

08 October 1869

Hillsborough

American

Sagittarius

Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster
(Former United States Senator)

18 January 1782

24 October 1852

Salisbury, New Hampshire, United States

American

Capricorn

Daniel DennettDaniel Dennett

28 March 1942

Boston, Massachusetts

American

Aries

John IrvingJohn Irving

02 March 1942

Exeter, New Hampshire

American

Pisces

Arthur M SchlesingerArthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
(Historian)

15 October 1917

28 February 2007

Columbus

American

Libra

Edward EverettEdward Everett
(Former American senator)

11 April 1794

15 January 1865

Boston, Massachusetts

American

Aries

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
(Humorist)

15 October 1889

21 September 1945

American

Libra

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
(Tennis player, Engineer, Economist, Golfer, Management consultant, Mechanical engineer, Lecturer, Writer)

20 March 1856

21 March 1915

Germantown

American

Pisces

Trish ReganTrish Regan
(Journalist, Beauty pageant contestant)

13 December 1977

Hampton

American

Sagittarius

Win ButlerWin Butler
(Songwriter, Singer, Composer, Poet, Guitarist)

14 April 1980

Houston

American

Aries

David EisenhowerDavid Eisenhower
(Officer)

31 March 1948

West Point

American

Aries

Tom SteyerTom Steyer
(Association football player, Environmentalist)

27 June 1957

New York City

American

Cancer

Booth TarkingtonBooth Tarkington
(Novelist, Author, Writer)

Benmont TenchBenmont Tench
(Musician, Organist, Keyboard player)
Fred GrandyFred Grandy
(Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Politician, Radio personality)

29 June 1948

Sioux City

American

Cancer

Peter R. OrszagPeter R. Orszag
(Economist, Banker, Politician)

16 December 1968

Boston

American

Sagittarius

John NegroponteJohn Negroponte
(Politician, Diplomat)

21 July 1939

London

American

Cancer

Nicholas KatzenbachNicholas Katzenbach
(Lawyer)

George BancroftGeorge Bancroft
(Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian, Academic, Writer, Politician)

03 October 1800

17 January 1891

Worcester

American

Libra

John KnowlesJohn Knowles
(Writer, Novelist, Journalist)

16 September 1926

29 November 2001

Fairmont

American

Virgo

David MumfordDavid Mumford
(Mathematician, University teacher)

11 June 1937

Worth

American

Gemini

John Irving BloomJohn Irving Bloom
(Novelist, Screenwriter, Author)

27 January 1953

American

Aquarius

John Parker HaleJohn Parker Hale
(Diplomat, U.S. Representative, Lawyer)

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