Discover the notable alumni of Trinity College, Dublin. The list includes people like Jawaharlal Nehru, Oscar Wilde, Aleister Crowley, Kimberly Guilfoyle & Katie McGrath. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, intellectuals & academics, scientists, lawyers & judges and leaders etc.
Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
16 October 1854, Irish
Playwright
Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Guilfoyle
09 March 1969, American
News Anchor

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

Leo VaradkarLeo Varadkar
18 January 1979, Irish
Prime Minister of Ireland

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875, British
Occultist

Aisling BeaAisling Bea
16 March 1984, Irish
Actress, Stand up Comedian
Francis BaconFrancis Bacon
22 January 1561, British
Philosopher

Katie McGrathKatie McGrath
03 January 1983, Irish
Actress

Nicholas GonzalezNicholas Gonzalez
03 January 1976, American
Actor
Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13 April 1906, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
12 January 1729, Irish, British
Statesman
Bram StokerBram Stoker
08 November 1847, Irish
Creator of Dracula

Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
30 November 1667, Irish
Author and Satirist

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
16 February 1822, British
Polymath

George BerkeleyGeorge Berkeley
12 March 1685, Irish, British
philosopher

Aisling FranciosiAisling Franciosi
06 June 1993, Irish
Actress
Thomas MooreThomas Moore
28 May 1779, Irish
Poet

Ruth BradleyRuth Bradley
27 January 1987, Irish
Actress

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728, Irish, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

George HerbertGeorge Herbert
03 April 1593, British, Welsh
Poet
Ernest WaltonErnest Walton
06 October 1903, Irish
Physicist

Abraham CowleyAbraham Cowley
1618 AD, British
Poet
Sir William Rowan HamiltonSir William Rowan Hamilton
04 August 1805, Irish
Physicist, Astronomer and Mathematician

Feargus OConnorFeargus OConnor
18 July 1794, British
Chartist Leader

Nikolai TolstoyNikolai Tolstoy
23 June 1935, British
Historian, Non-fiction writer
Chris de BurghChris de Burgh
15 October 1948, Argentinian, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Robert FiskRobert Fisk
12 July 1946, British
Journalist, Historian, Writer, War correspondent
Robert NairacRobert Nairac
31 August 1948, British
Soldier

George Calvert, Baron BaltimoreGeorge Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore
1580 AD, British
politician

Michael DillonMichael Dillon
01 May 1915, British
Physician
Robert EmmetRobert Emmet
04 March 1778, Irish
Revolutionary Leader

Continue Reading Below
William CongreveWilliam Congreve
24 January 1670, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Translator
James HillmanJames Hillman
12 April 1926, American
Psychologist, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer

William TrevorWilliam Trevor
24 May 1928, Irish, British
Novelist

Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of MayoRichard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo
21 February 1822, British
Viceroy

John RedmondJohn Redmond
01 September 1856, Irish
Politician
Charles Algernon ParsonsCharles Algernon Parsons
13 June 1854, Irish, British
Engineer
George Germain, 1st Viscount SackvilleGeorge Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
26 January 1716, British
Soldier

Francis Ysidro EdgeworthFrancis Ysidro Edgeworth
08 February 1845, Irish, British
Economist, Statistician, Lawyer, Mathematician

Henry GrattanHenry Grattan
03 July 1746, Irish, British
Politician

William Parsons, 3rd Earl of RosseWilliam Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse
17 June 1800
Astronomer, Politician
Nahum TateNahum Tate
1652 AD, Irish
Poet

George Johnstone StoneyGeorge Johnstone Stoney
15 February 1826, Irish, British
Physicist

Walter Terence StaceWalter Terence Stace
17 November 1886, British, American
Civil Servant

John DillonJohn Dillon
04 September 1851, Irish
Irish leader

Jennifer JohnstonJennifer Johnston
12 January 1930, Irish
Novelist
John Philpot CurranJohn Philpot Curran
24 July 1750, Irish
Orator

Lujo BrentanoLujo Brentano
18 December 1844, German
Economist
John Wilson CrokerJohn Wilson Croker
20 December 1780, Irish
Author

Thomas ParnellThomas Parnell
11 September 1679, Irish
Poet

John FitzGibbon, 1st Earl of ClareJohn FitzGibbon, 1st Earl of Clare
1749 AD, Irish
Attorney
Thomas SoutherneThomas Southerne
12 February 1660, Irish
Dramatist

John Elliott CairnesJohn Elliott Cairnes
26 December 1823, Irish
Economist
James QuinJames Quin
24 February 1693, British
Actor

Nicholas BradyNicholas Brady
28 October 1659, British
Author

Frederick John TeggartFrederick John Teggart
09 May 1870, American
Historian

Mountifort LongfieldMountifort Longfield
1802 AD, Irish
Lawyer

Thomas Osborne DavisThomas Osborne Davis
14 October 1814, Northern Irish
Irish author
Edward Henry Carson, Baron CarsonEdward Henry Carson, Baron Carson
09 February 1854, British, Northern Irish
Politician

Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount of FalklandLucius Cary, 2nd Viscount of Falkland
1610 AD, British
Noble

John O'MahonyJohn O'Mahony
1815 AD, Irish
Scholar

Trinity College is a research university situated in Dublin, Ireland. Having been established as early as 1592, it is one of the seven ancient universities of Ireland and Britain; it is in fact Ireland’s oldest university. It has also been deemed as the most productive globally recognized research center in Ireland. Trinity College offers degree and diploma courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is classified into three faculties that comprise of 25 institutions. The three departments are Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering, Marketing and Sciences and lastly Health Sciences, which sprawl over a beautiful 51 acre property. As per the 2015-2016 edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the university has bagged the 77th place in Europe and the 1st place in Ireland. The QS World University Rankings of 2016-17 has also ranked it 1st in Europe and 36th in the world. With a diverse and inclusive culture, the university supports its teaching, research and ground-breaking innovation while providing an ideal learning atmosphere for its 17,000 students hailing from numerous countries across the world. Many Nobel Laureates, political thinkers, artists, performers and academics have been born out of Trinity College. Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Edmund Burke, William Rowan Hamilton and so many other distinguished high-fliers have attended Trinity College. The alumni’s of Trinity College are truly inspirational; here is a list of some prominent individuals who pursued their education here.