Check out the list of notable Princeton University alumni. Some of the notable Princeton University students are Ted Cruz, Alan Turing, John Forbes Nash, Jr., James Madison and Woodrow Wilson.

Students who are familiar with famous American universities would probably understand how reputed Princeton University is. This renowned educational institution, which started way before the American Revolution, is one of the wealthiest universities in the world, with an endowment of more than $20 Billion USD. The university has often been praised for having one of the most beautiful campuses in the whole of America. Princeton University has a long history spanning several decades and several eminent yesteryear personalities have been associated with this renowned institution. For instance, the world famous scientist Albert Einstein, known for his ‘Theory of Relativity’, was a member of the ‘Institute For Advanced Study’, affiliated with the ‘Princeton University’. James F Williamson earned himself a place in history after the first ‘Princeton University’ graduate to acquire a ‘Doctorate in Philosophy’, back in 1877. Several noteworthy celebrities had once been students of this famous university situated in New Jersey. The 28th president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, was an alumnus of this great institution. Other famous celebrities who studied at the Princeton University are former American first lady Michelle Obama, legendary mathematician Alan Turing, slain American president John F Kennedy and actress Brook Shields. Alan Turing is considered the father of Artificial Intelligence and has contributed immensely to the field of mathematics. Michelle Obama had graduated from Princeton University back in 1985. This list consists of the names of several noteworthy celebrities who were once students of the world renowned ‘Princeton University’. Some of them have become chapters in history, thanks to their remarkable achievements.
Ted CruzTed Cruz
(Politician)

22 December 1970

Calgary

American

Sagittarius

Alan TuringAlan Turing
(Computer Scientist)

23 June 1912

07 June 1954

Maida Vale

British

Cancer

John Forbes Nash, Jr.John Forbes Nash, Jr.
(Mathematician)

13 June 1928

23 May 2015

Bluefield

American

Gemini

James MadisonJames Madison
(President of the U.S.A)

16 March 1751

28 June 1836

Port Conway

American

Pisces

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
(Father of the League of Nations)

28 December 1856

03 February 1924

Staunton city

American

Capricorn

Grover ClevelandGrover Cleveland
(President of the U.S.A)

18 March 1837

24 June 1908

Caldwell

American

Pisces

Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos
(Founder of Amazon.com)

12 January 1964

Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S

American

Capricorn

Michelle ObamaMichelle Obama
(First Lady of the United States)

17 January 1964

Chicago

American

Capricorn

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
(Physicist)

11 May 1918

15 February 1988

Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

American

Taurus

Wentworth MillerWentworth Miller
(Actor)

02 June 1972

Chipping Norton, United Kingdom

British,American

Gemini

Ralph NaderRalph Nader
(Political Activist, Attorney)

27 February 1934

Winsted, Connecticut, U.S

American

Pisces

James StewartJames Stewart

20 May 1908

02 July 1997

Indiana

American

Taurus

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
(Novelist)

24 September 1896

21 December 1940

Saint Paul

American

Libra

David DuchovnyDavid Duchovny

07 August 1960

Brooklyn

American

Leo

Brooke ShieldsBrooke Shields
(Actress and Model)

31 May 1965

Manhattan

American

Gemini

Terence TaoTerence Tao
(Mathematician)

17 July 1975

Adelaide, Australia

Australian,American

Cancer

Wayne RogersWayne Rogers
(Actor)

07 April 1933

31 December 2015

Los Angeles, California, United States

American

Aries

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt
(Former CEO of Google)

27 April 1955

Washington, D.C.

American

Taurus

John RawlsJohn Rawls
(American Philosopher)

21 February 1921

24 November 2002

Baltimore

American

Pisces

Edward SaidEdward Said
(Professor)

01 November 1935

25 September 2003

Mandatory Palestine

American

Scorpio

Rossif SutherlandRossif Sutherland
(Actor)

25 September 1978

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Canadian

Libra

Lester B. PearsonLester B. Pearson
(14th Prime Minister of Canada)

23 April 1897

27 December 1972

Newtonbrook, Toronto, Ontario

Canadian

Taurus

Lee IacoccaLee Iacocca

15 October 1924

Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

American

Libra

George WillGeorge Will

04 May 1941

Champaign, Illinois

American

Taurus

Michael PorterMichael Porter
(Economist, Researcher, Author, Advisor, Speaker and Teacher)

23 May 1947

Ann Arbor

American

Gemini

Allen DullesAllen Dulles
(Former Diplomat & Head of CIA)

07 April 1893

29 January 1969

Watertown, New York

American

Aries

Adlai Stevenson IIAdlai Stevenson II

05 February 1900

14 July 1965

Los Angeles

American

Aquarius

John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
(Former United States Secretary of State)

25 February 1888

24 May 1959

Washington, D.C., U.S.

American

Pisces

Kip ThorneKip Thorne
(Physicist)

01 June 1940

Logan

American

Gemini

Jose Ferrer José Ferrer
(Actor, Director)

08 January 1912

26 January 1992

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican

Capricorn

Syngman RheeSyngman Rhee
(Statesman)

26 March 1875

19 July 1965

Haeju

Korean

Aries

Benjamin RushBenjamin Rush

04 January 1746

19 April 1813

Philadelphia

American

Capricorn

John BardeenJohn Bardeen
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)

23 May 1908

30 January 1991

Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.

American

Gemini

Gary BeckerGary Becker
(Economist)

02 December 1930

03 May 2014

Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States

American

Sagittarius

Steven WeinbergSteven Weinberg

03 May 1933

New York City, USA

American

Taurus

John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
(Former Vice President of the United States)

16 January 1821

17 May 1875

Lexington

American

Capricorn

Laurance RockefellerLaurance Rockefeller
(Venture Capitalist & Environmentalist)

26 May 1910

11 July 2004

New York City

American

Gemini

Arthur ComptonArthur Compton
(Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics)

10 September 1892

15 March 1962

Wooster, Ohio, USA

American

Virgo

Henry Van DykeHenry Van Dyke
(Author, Educator, & Clergyman)

10 November 1852

10 April 1933

Philadelphia

American

Scorpio

Norman ThomasNorman Thomas

20 November 1884

19 December 1968

Marion

American

Scorpio

John F KennedyJohn F Kennedy
(35th President of the United States)

29 May 1917

22 November 1963

Brookline

American

Gemini

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
(11th Vice President of the U.S.A)

10 July 1792

31 December 1864

Philadelphia

American

Cancer

Frederick BuechnerFrederick Buechner
(Author, Presbyterian Minister)

11 July 1926

New York City

American

Cancer

Robert HofstadterRobert Hofstadter
(Physicist)

05 February 1915

17 November 1990

New York City

American

Aquarius

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
(Physicist)

10 February 1902

13 October 1987

Xiamen, Fujian, China

American

Aquarius

Luther MartinLuther Martin
(Politician)

20 February 1748

10 July 1826

Metuchen

American

Pisces

Edwin Mattison McMillanEdwin McMillan
(Physicist)

18 September 1907

07 September 1991

Redondo Beach, California

American

Virgo

Bill FordBill Ford
(American businessman)

03 May 1957

Detroit, Michigan, United States

American

Taurus

Sam ShoemakerSam Shoemaker
(Priest)

1893 AD

1963 AD

Maryland

American

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill Eugene O'Neill
(Playwright)

16 October 1888

27 November 1953

New York City, New York, U.S.

American

Libra

Sonia SotomayorSonia Sotomayor
(Judge, Lawyer, University teacher)

25 June 1954

The Bronx

American

Cancer

David PetraeusDavid Petraeus
(Officer)

07 November 1952

New York City

American

Scorpio

John EdwardsJohn Edwards
(Politician, Lawyer, Writer, Podcaster)

10 June 1953

Seneca

American

Gemini

Paul VolckerPaul Volcker
(Economist, Banker)

05 September 1927

Cape May

American

Virgo

Alan SokalAlan Sokal
(Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher)

24 January 1955

Boston

American

Aquarius

Richard HolbrookeRichard Holbrooke
(Banker, Diplomat, Politician, Writer)

24 April 1941

13 December 2010

New York City

American

Taurus

Cornel WestCornel West
(Theologian, Philosopher, University teacher, Actor, Critic, Writer)

02 June 1953

Tulsa

American

Gemini

Samuel AlitoSamuel Alito
(Magistrate, Judge, Lawyer)

01 April 1950

Trenton

American

Aries

Edward WittenEdward Witten
(Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher, Theoretical physicist)

26 August 1951

Baltimore

American

Virgo

Henry Fairfield OsbornHenry Fairfield Osborn
(Geologist, Paleontologist)

08 August 1857

06 September 1935

Fairfield

American

Leo

George F. KennanGeorge F. Kennan
(Diplomat, Historian, Geopolitician, Political scientist, Writer, University teacher, Politician)

16 February 1904

17 March 2005

Milwaukee

American

Aquarius

Frank StellaFrank Stella
(Painter, Sculptor)

12 May 1936

Malden

American

Taurus

Robert NozickRobert Nozick
(Philosopher, University teacher)

16 November 1938

23 January 2002

Brooklyn

American

Scorpio

Lauren BushLauren Bush
(Model, Actor)

25 June 1984

Houston

American

Cancer

David E. KelleyDavid E. Kelley
(Film producer, Screenwriter, Lawyer)

04 April 1956

Waterville

American

Aries

Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
(Mathematician, Computer scientist, University teacher)

09 August 1927

24 January 2016

New York City

American

Leo

Martin SeligmanMartin Seligman
(Psychologist, Bridge player, Writer, University teacher)

12 August 1942

Albany

American

Leo

Jim LeeJim Lee
(Comics artist, Publisher, Blogger, Writer, Artist, Cartoonist, Visual artist)

11 August 1964

Seoul

American,South Korean

Leo

Imee MarcosImee Marcos
(Politician)

12 November 1955

Mandaluyong

Filipino

Scorpio

John StosselJohn Stossel
(Television presenter, Journalist, Writer)

06 March 1947

Chicago Heights

American

Pisces

Jeffrey R. MacDonaldJeffrey R. MacDonald
(Military physician, Soldier)

12 October 1943

United States of America

American

Libra

Pete ConradPete Conrad
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator, Racecar driver)

02 June 1930

08 July 1999

Philadelphia

American

Gemini

Robert VenturiRobert Venturi
(Architect)

25 June 1925

Philadelphia

American

Cancer

James ForrestalJames Forrestal
(Officer, Banker, Investment banker)

15 February 1892

22 May 1949

Beacon

American

Aquarius

Andrew NapolitanoAndrew Napolitano
(Radio personality, Judge, Television presenter, Lawyer, Author, University teacher, Writer)

06 June 1950

Newark

American

Gemini

Alonzo ChurchAlonzo Church
(Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher, Computer scientist)

14 June 1903

11 August 1995

Washington, D.C.

American

Gemini

Horst EhmkeHorst Ehmke
(Politician, Writer, University teacher)

04 February 1927

12 March 2017

Free City of Danzig

German

Aquarius

Michael StonebrakerMichael Stonebraker
(Computer scientist)

11 October 1943

Milton

American

Libra

Jimmy StewartJimmy Stewart

20 May 1908

02 July 1997

United States

American

Taurus

Stanley JordanStanley Jordan
(Street artist, Jazz musician, Guitarist, Jazz guitarist, Pianist)

31 July 1959

Chicago

American

Leo

Greg MankiwGreg Mankiw
(Economist, Blogger)

03 February 1958

Trenton

American

Aquarius

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
(Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University teacher, Neurologist)

26 January 1891

05 April 1976

Spokane

Canadian

Aquarius

David RemnickDavid Remnick
(Journalist)

29 October 1958

Hackensack, New Jersey

American

Scorpio

Michael Eric DysonMichael Eric Dyson
(Historian, Biographer)

23 October 1958

Detroit

American

Libra

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

16 December 1968

Boston

American

Sagittarius

Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al SaudSaud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
(Politician, Diplomat)

02 January 1940

09 July 2015

Ta'if

Saudi Arabian

Capricorn

Jim FlahertyJim Flaherty
(Lawyer, Politician)

30 December 1949

10 April 2014

Montreal

Canadian

Capricorn

James J. GibsonJames J. Gibson
(Psychologist, University teacher)

27 January 1904

11 December 1979

McConnelsville

American

Aquarius

John NormanJohn Norman
(Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, University teacher, Science fiction writer)

03 June 1931

Chicago

American

Gemini

John Marshall Harlan IIJohn Marshall Harlan II
(Judge, Lawyer)

20 May 1899

29 December 1971

Chicago

American

Taurus

Raymond SmullyanRaymond Smullyan
(Mathematician, Pianist, Philosopher, University teacher, Computer scientist, Stage magician, Scientist)

25 May 1919

06 February 2017

New York City

American

Gemini

Edmund WilsonEdmund Wilson
(Journalist, Poet, Playwright, Literary critic, Essayist, Social critic, Writer)

08 May 1895

12 June 1972

Red Bank

American

Taurus

John MilnorJohn Milnor
(Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher)

20 February 1931

New Jersey

American

Pisces

W. S. MerwinW. S. Merwin
(Poet, Writer, Translator)

30 September 1927

New York City

American

Libra

Fred SingerFred Singer
(Physicist, University teacher)

27 September 1924

Vienna

American

Libra

Michael SpenceMichael Spence
(Economist, University teacher, Scientist, Professor)

07 November 1943

Montclair, New Jersey

American

Scorpio

Michael E. BrownMichael E. Brown
(Astronomer)

05 June 1965

Huntsville

American

Gemini

James HeckmanJames Heckman
(Economist, Statistician, University teacher, Professor)

19 April 1944

Chicago

American

Aries

Steven StrogatzSteven Strogatz
(Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher)

13 August 1959

Torrington

American

Leo

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