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

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875, British

Francis BaconFrancis Bacon
22 January 1561, British

Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Guilfoyle
09 March 1969, American
News Anchor

Aisling BeaAisling Bea
16 March 1984, Irish
Actress, Stand up Comedian
Katie McGrathKatie McGrath
03 January 1983, Irish

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13 April 1906, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

Bram StokerBram Stoker
08 November 1847, Irish
Creator of Dracula
Leo VaradkarLeo Varadkar
18 January 1979, Irish
Teachta Dála

Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
30 November 1667
Novelist & Satirist
Nicholas GonzalezNicholas Gonzalez
03 January 1976, American

Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
12 January 1729, Irish, British

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
16 February 1822, British

Aisling FranciosiAisling Franciosi
06 June 1993, Irish

George BerkeleyGeorge Berkeley
12 March 1685, Irish, British
Thomas MooreThomas Moore
28 May 1779, Irish

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

Ruth BradleyRuth Bradley
27 January 1987, Irish

George HerbertGeorge Herbert
03 April 1593, British, Welsh
Sir William Rowan HamiltonSir William Rowan Hamilton
04 August 1805, Irish
Physicist, Astronomer and Mathematician

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

Feargus OConnorFeargus OConnor
18 July 1794, British
Chartist Leader

Ruth KearneyRuth Kearney
11 November 1984, Irish
Sally RooneySally Rooney
20 February 1991, Northern Irish

Chris de BurghChris de Burgh
15 October 1948, Argentinian, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Veronica GuerinVeronica Guerin
05 July 1959, Irish

Robert FiskRobert Fisk
12 July 1946, British
Journalist, Historian, Writer, War correspondent

Robert NairacRobert Nairac
31 August 1948, British
Edward Henry Carson, Baron CarsonEdward Henry Carson, Baron Carson
09 February 1854, British, Northern Irish

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George Calvert, Baron BaltimoreGeorge Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore
1580 AD, British
Robert EmmetRobert Emmet
04 March 1778, Irish
Revolutionary Leader

Nikolai TolstoyNikolai Tolstoy
23 June 1935, British
Historian, Non-fiction writer

William CongreveWilliam Congreve
24 January 1670, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Translator

Michael DillonMichael Dillon
01 May 1915, British
Richard MontgomeryRichard Montgomery
02 December 1738, Northern Irish
Jason BarryJason Barry
14 December 1972, Irish

James HillmanJames Hillman
12 April 1926, American
Psychologist, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer

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

John RedmondJohn Redmond
01 September 1856, Irish
William TrevorWilliam Trevor
24 May 1928, Irish, British

Brian Lenihan JnrBrian Lenihan Jnr
21 May 1959, Irish

Charles Algernon ParsonsCharles Algernon Parsons
13 June 1854, Irish, British

Henry GrattanHenry Grattan
03 July 1746, Irish, British

George Germain, 1st Viscount SackvilleGeorge Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
26 January 1716, British
George Macartney, 1st Earl MacartneyGeorge Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney
14 May 1737, British

Hannah TyrrellHannah Tyrrell
10 August 1990, Irish
Rugby union player
Francis Ysidro EdgeworthFrancis Ysidro Edgeworth
08 February 1845, Irish, British
Economist, Statistician, Lawyer, Mathematician

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

Thomas Osborne DavisThomas Osborne Davis
14 October 1814, Northern Irish
Irish author
John DillonJohn Dillon
04 September 1851, Irish
Irish leader

Nahum TateNahum Tate
1652 AD, Irish
George Johnstone StoneyGeorge Johnstone Stoney
15 February 1826, Irish, British

John O'MahonyJohn O'Mahony
1815 AD, Irish

Jennifer JohnstonJennifer Johnston
12 January 1930, Irish

Edward StaffordEdward Stafford
23 April 1819, New Zealander, Scottish
Prime minister

John Philpot CurranJohn Philpot Curran
24 July 1750, Irish
Dara QuigleyDara Quigley
09 November 1980, Irish

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

Peter ReynoldsPeter Reynolds
06 November 1939, British

Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount of FalklandLucius Cary, 2nd Viscount of Falkland
1610 AD, British
John Wilson CrokerJohn Wilson Croker
20 December 1780, Irish

Roger Boyle, 1st earl of OrreryRoger Boyle, 1st earl of Orrery
25 April 1621, Irish
John FitzGibbon, 1st Earl of ClareJohn FitzGibbon, 1st Earl of Clare
1749 AD, Irish

Robert Richard TorrensRobert Richard Torrens
31 May 1812, Irish, British

Thomas ParnellThomas Parnell
11 September 1679, Irish
Lujo BrentanoLujo Brentano
18 December 1844, German

Thomas SoutherneThomas Southerne
12 February 1660, Irish
Maeve KyleMaeve Kyle
06 October 1928, Irish

John Elliott CairnesJohn Elliott Cairnes
26 December 1823, Irish

James QuinJames Quin
24 February 1693, British
Nicholas BradyNicholas Brady
28 October 1659, British

Frederick John TeggartFrederick John Teggart
09 May 1870, American
Mountifort LongfieldMountifort Longfield
1802 AD, 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.