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.
Jawaharlal NehruJawaharlal Nehru
14 November 1889, Indian
First PM of India & Freedom Fighter
Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
16 October 1854, Irish

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875, British

Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Guilfoyle
09 March 1969, American
News Anchor

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

Bram StokerBram Stoker
08 November 1847, Irish
Creator of Dracula
Francis BaconFrancis Bacon
22 January 1561, British

Katie McGrathKatie McGrath
03 January 1983, Irish

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13 April 1906, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director
Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
12 January 1729, Irish, British

Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
30 November 1667, Irish
Author and Satirist
Aisling BeaAisling Bea
16 March 1984, Irish
Actress, Stand up Comedian

Nicholas GonzalezNicholas Gonzalez
03 January 1976, American

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
16 February 1822, British

George BerkeleyGeorge Berkeley
12 March 1685, Irish, British

Ruth BradleyRuth Bradley
27 January 1987, Irish
Thomas MooreThomas Moore
28 May 1779, Irish

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

George HerbertGeorge Herbert
03 April 1593, British, Welsh

Ernest WaltonErnest Walton
06 October 1903, Irish
Abraham CowleyAbraham Cowley
1618 AD, British

Sir William Rowan HamiltonSir William Rowan Hamilton
04 August 1805, Irish
Physicist, Astronomer and Mathematician
Feargus OConnorFeargus OConnor
18 July 1794, British
Chartist Leader

Chris de BurghChris de Burgh
15 October 1948, Argentinian, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Aisling FranciosiAisling Franciosi
06 June 1993, Irish, Italian
Robert FiskRobert Fisk
12 July 1946, British
Journalist, Historian, Writer, War correspondent

Nikolai TolstoyNikolai Tolstoy
23 June 1935, British
Historian, Non-fiction writer
Robert NairacRobert Nairac
31 August 1948, British

Robert EmmetRobert Emmet
04 March 1778, Irish
Revolutionary Leader

William CongreveWilliam Congreve
24 January 1670, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Translator
Michael DillonMichael Dillon
01 May 1915, British

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James HillmanJames Hillman
12 April 1926, American
Psychologist, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer
John RedmondJohn Redmond
01 September 1856, Irish

William TrevorWilliam Trevor
24 May 1928, Irish, British

Charles Algernon ParsonsCharles Algernon Parsons
13 June 1854, British
Engineer, Inventor

Francis Ysidro EdgeworthFrancis Ysidro Edgeworth
08 February 1845, Irish, British
Economist, Statistician, Lawyer, Mathematician
George Johnstone StoneyGeorge Johnstone Stoney
15 February 1826, Irish, British
Henry GrattanHenry Grattan
03 July 1746, Irish, British

William Parsons, 3rd Earl of RosseWilliam Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse
17 June 1800
Astronomer, Politician

Nahum TateNahum Tate
1652 AD, Irish

John DillonJohn Dillon
04 September 1851, Irish
Irish leader
Walter Terence StaceWalter Terence Stace
17 November 1886, British, American
Civil Servant

Jennifer JohnstonJennifer Johnston
12 January 1930, Irish

John Philpot CurranJohn Philpot Curran
24 July 1750, Irish

John Wilson CrokerJohn Wilson Croker
20 December 1780, Irish

Edward Henry Carson, Baron CarsonEdward Henry Carson, Baron Carson
09 February 1854, British, Northern Irish
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.