Discover the notable alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge. The list includes people like Edward VII, Isaac Newton, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Jawaharlal Nehru & Rajiv Gandhi. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, intellectuals & academics, leaders, writers and miscellaneous etc.
Charles, Prince of WalesCharles, Prince of Wales
14 November 1948, British
Prince of Wales
Edward VIIEdward VII
09 November 1841, British
Former King of the United Kingdom

Jawaharlal NehruJawaharlal Nehru
14 November 1889, Indian
First PM of India & Freedom Fighter

Isaac NewtonIsaac Newton
04 January 1643, British
Mathematician

Srinivasa RamanujanSrinivasa Ramanujan
22 December 1887, Indian
Mathematician

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875, British
 
Rajiv GandhiRajiv Gandhi
20 August 1944, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Amartya SenAmartya Sen
03 November 1933, Indian
Economist & Philosopher

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877, Pakistani
Poet & Philosopher

Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell
18 May 1872, British, Welsh
Philosopher
Francis BaconFrancis Bacon
22 January 1561, British
Philosopher

Charles BabbageCharles Babbage
26 December 1791, British
Father of the computer
Mel GiedroycMel Giedroyc
15 June 1968, British
Television Presenter

Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford
30 August 1871, New Zealander, British
Physicist, Chemist

Ludwig WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein
26 April 1889, Austrian
Philosopher
J J ThompsonJ. J. Thomson
18 December 1856, British
Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
22 April 1899, Swiss, American, Russian
Novelist
A. A. MilneA. A. Milne
18 January 1882, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Lee Hsien LoongLee Hsien Loong
10 February 1952, Singaporean
Third Prime Minister of Singapore

Stanley BaldwinStanley Baldwin
03 August 1867, British
Former British Prime Minister
Enoch PowellEnoch Powell
16 June 1912, British
 

Subrahmanyan ChandrasekharSubrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
19 October 1910, Indian
 
Jared DiamondJared Diamond
10 September 1937, American
Scientist & Author

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
16 February 1822, British
Polymath

Ralph Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams
12 October 1872, British
Composer

William Makepeace ThackerayWilliam Makepeace Thackeray
18 July 1811, Indian, British
Author & Novelist
John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631, British
poet
G. H. HardyG. H. Hardy
07 February 1877, British
Mathematician

Arthur BalfourArthur Balfour
25 July 1848, British
Former Prime Minister of Britain

Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
15 February 1861, British, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of EssexRobert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex
10 November 1565, British
Political figure
George HerbertGeorge Herbert
03 April 1593, British, Welsh
Poet

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Arthur EddingtonArthur Eddington
28 December 1882, British
Astronomer

Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
31 March 1621, British
Poet

Henry Fox TalbotHenry Fox Talbot
11 February 1800, British
Inventor

Austen ChamberlainAusten Chamberlain
16 October 1863, British
Politician
Christopher AlexanderChristopher Alexander
04 October 1936, American
Architect

William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
02 July 1862, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics
Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
22 November 1917, British
Physiologist & Biophysicist

Aaron KlugAaron Klug
11 August 1926, British
Chemist & Biophysicist

John RayJohn Ray
29 November 1627, British
Naturalist
Arthur CayleyArthur Cayley
16 August 1821, British
Mathematician

George Paget ThomsonGeorge Paget Thomson
03 May 1892, British
Physicist
Ernest WaltonErnest Walton
06 October 1903, Irish
Physicist

Walter GilbertWalter Gilbert
21 March 1932, American
Biochemist, Physicist, Molecular Biologist

Brian JosephsonBrian Josephson
04 January 1940, British
Physicist

Pyotr KapitsaPyotr Kapitsa
08 July 1894, Russian
Physicist

Henry Hallett DaleHenry Hallett Dale
09 June 1875, British
Physiologist & Pharmacologist
Francis William AstonFrancis William Aston
01 September 1877, British
Chemist & Physicist

Archibald HillArchibald Hill
26 September 1886, British
Physiologist

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
20 June 1861, British
English biochemist

Lor RayleighLord Rayleigh
12 November 1842, British
Discoverer of Argon
Sir James A. MirrleesJames Mirrlees
05 July 1936, British
Economist

Alan Lloyd HodgkinAlan Lloyd Hodgkin
05 February 1914, British
Biophysicist & Physiologist
Martin RyleMartin Ryle
27 September 1918, British
Astronomer

Abraham CowleyAbraham Cowley
1618 AD, British
Poet

James MeadeJames Meade
23 June 1907, British
Economist
Alfred Lord TennysonAlfred Lord Tennyson
05 August 1809, British
Poet

John KendrewJohn Kendrew
24 March 1917, British
Biochemist and Crystallographer
Charles Glover BarklaCharles Glover Barkla
07 June 1877, British
Physicist

 Owen Willans RichardsonOwen Willans Richardson
26 April 1879, British
Physicist

Edward Arthur MilneEdward Arthur Milne
14 February 1896, British
Astrophysicist
Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron AdrianEdgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian
30 November 1889, British
Electrophysiologist

Richard Laurence Millington Synge Richard Laurence Millington Synge
28 October 1914, British
Biochemist
Sir William Lawrence BraggSir William Lawrence Bragg
31 March 1890, British
Nobel Laureate in Physics

Kim PhilbyKim Philby
01 January 1912, Indian, British
Spy, Journalist

Alexander ArmstrongAlexander Armstrong
02 March 1970, British
Actor, Comedian, Television presenter, Dub actor

Vanessa FeltzVanessa Feltz
21 February 1962, British
Television personality
Antony GormleyAntony Gormley
30 August 1950, British
Sculptor, Artist
Guy BurgessGuy Burgess
16 April 1911, British
Spy, Journalist

Richard BlumenthalRichard Blumenthal
13 February 1946, American
Politician

Lawrence LessigLawrence Lessig
03 June 1961, American
Jurist, Activist, Lawyer, Non-fiction writer,

Justin WelbyJustin Welby
06 January 1956, British
Politician
Spencer PercevalSpencer Perceval
01 November 1762, British
Politician, Lawyer

Thomas Babington MacaulayThomas Babington Macaulay
25 October 1800, British
Historian

Toby YoungToby Young
17 October 1963, British
Journalist

Stephen FrearsStephen Frears
20 June 1941, British
Actor, Film director, Film producer

Chris WeitzChris Weitz
30 November 1969, American
Director
Henry Campbell-BannermanHenry Campbell-Bannerman
07 September 1836, British
Politician, Diplomat

Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah
22 April 1929, British
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher
Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron RothschildNathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
08 November 1840, British
Politician, Banker

John Edensor LittlewoodJohn Edensor Littlewood
09 June 1885, British
Mathematician, University teacher

John PolkinghorneJohn Polkinghorne
16 October 1930, British
Physicist, Theoretical physicist
Evelyn Robert de RothschildEvelyn Robert de Rothschild
29 August 1931, British
Banker, Polo player

Peter ShafferPeter Shaffer
15 May 1926, British
Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer, Literary critic
Mahbub ul HaqMahbub ul Haq
22 February 1934, Pakistani
Economist, Politician, Financier, Banker

Frank P. RamseyFrank P. Ramsey
22 February 1903, British
Mathematician, Philosopher, Economist

Peter ScottPeter Scott
14 September 1909, British
Ornithologist, Illustrator, Painter, Postage stamp

Alfred de RothschildAlfred de Rothschild
20 July 1842, British
Banker, Diplomat
Stanley BruceStanley Bruce
15 April 1883, Australian
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

Alfred Radcliffe-BrownAlfred Radcliffe-Brown
17 January 1881, British
Anthropologist, Sociologist
Bibek DebroyBibek Debroy
25 January 1955, Indian
Economist

Steven StrogatzSteven Strogatz
13 August 1959, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher
Timothy GowersTimothy Gowers
20 November 1963, British
Mathematician, University teacher

Charles StuddCharles Studd
02 December 1860, British
Cricketer, Author, Missionary
George Biddell AiryGeorge Biddell Airy
27 July 1801, British
Mathematician, Astronomer, Physicist, University

Founded by Henry VIII in 1546, Trinity College, Cambridge enthralls its students as well as pupils from the whole of the United Kingdom. The breathtaking campus is not just scenic but is renowned for the quality education it provides. Students receiving education here turn out to be famous personalities, and excel in different genres. Currently the home of 600 undergraduates, 300 graduates, and over 180 Fellows, Trinity College, Cambridge aspire students with its alumni, who have achieved heights in their career. Isaac Newton, an English mathematician, astronomer, and physicist studied in this college. Ernest Rutherford, known as the father of nuclear physics and a recipient of the Nobel Prize for “investigations into the disintegration of the elements, and the chemistry of radioactive substances” joined Trinity as a research student at the Cavendish Laboratory under J.J. Thomson. Srinivasa Ramanujan, the other prominent alumnus from the Trinity College, Cambridge is popularly known for his theorems and contributions towards mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. Some other distinguished personalities who received their education from the Trinity College, Cambridge include poet Lord Byron, philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, Soviet spies Kim Philby, Guy Burgess, and Anthony Blunt. Besides, Trinity is the only college to achieve 32 Nobel Prizes, 5 Fields Medals in mathematics, and 1 Abel Prize. To find out the other famous alumni from the Trinity College Cambridge, keep reading.