University Of Cambridge

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Cambridge. The list includes people like David Mitchell (Comedian), Sophie Winkleman, Diane Abbott, Walter Duranty & Hattie Morahan. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, writers, leaders, intellectuals & academics and scientists etc.
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 1 
Alan Turing
(Father of Theoretical Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence)
Alan Turing
94
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, England
Died: June 7, 1954
 2 
Subhas Chandra Bose
(President of the Indian National Congress (1938-39))
Subhas Chandra Bose
49
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cuttack, India
Died: August 18, 1945
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Ernest Rutherford
(New Zealand Physicist Who is Known as the Father of Nuclear Physics)
Ernest Rutherford
25
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 30, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brightwater, New Zealand
Died: October 19, 1937
 4 
Vladimir Nabokov
(Best Known For His Novels 'Lolita' and 'Pale Fire')
Vladimir Nabokov
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 23, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 2, 1977
 5 
John Donne
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 22, 1572
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 31, 1631
 6 
Paul Dirac
(One of the Most Significant Physicists of the 20th Century and Nobel Laureate)
Paul Dirac
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: October 20, 1984
 7 
Stephen Fry
24
Birthdate: January 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 8 
Sonia Gandhi
(President of Indian National Congress)
Sonia Gandhi
29
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lusiana, Lusiana Conco, Italy
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 9 
Diane Abbott
(Former Shadow Home Secretary)
Diane Abbott
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom
 10 
David Stirling
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 15, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lecropt, Perthshire, Scotland
Died: November 4, 1990
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 11 
Charles Shaughnessy
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Shane Donovan’ in the TV Soap Opera ‘Days of Our Lives’)
Charles Shaughnessy
6
Birthdate: February 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 12 
Elizabeth Blackburn
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hobart, Australia
 13 
Thomas Wyatt
(Politician and Poet Known for Introducing the 'Sonnet' to English Literature)
Thomas Wyatt
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1503 AD
Birthplace: Allington Castle, Kent, England
Died: October 11, 1542
 14 
Françoise Gilot
(Is a French Painter, Best known for her relationship with Pablo Picasso)
Françoise Gilot
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
 15 
M. S. Swaminathan
(Agricultural Scientist)
M. S. Swaminathan
16
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 7, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kumbakonam, India
 16 
Kevin McCloud
(Designer and Presenter of the Channel 4 Show 'Grand Designs' for Guiding Adventurous Home Builders)
Kevin McCloud
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bedfordshire, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Paul Kalanithi
(American Neurosurgeon Known for His Memoir 'When Breath Becomes Air')
Paul Kalanithi
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: March 9, 2015
 18 
Sonali Deraniyagala
(Memoirist, Economist)
Sonali Deraniyagala
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1964 AD
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
 19 
Mark Oliphant
(Physicist)
Mark Oliphant
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 8, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: July 14, 2000
 20 
Rina Sawayama
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Niigata, Japan
 21 
George Herbert
(Poet recognized as one of the foremost British devotional lyricists)
George Herbert
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 3, 1593
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montgomery, Wales
Died: March 1, 1633
 22 
Andy Burnham
(Politician)
Andy Burnham
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
 23 
Peter Shaffer
(Playwright)
Peter Shaffer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: June 6, 2016
 24 
Caroline Calloway
(Instagram Star)
Caroline Calloway
0
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: December 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Falls Church, Virginia, United States
 25 
Bill Oddie
(Writer)
Bill Oddie
3
Birthdate: July 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rochdale, Lancashire, England, UK
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 26 
Chris Terrio
(Screenwriter)
Chris Terrio
0
Birthdate: December 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York (state) New York, United States
 27 
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
(Astrophysicist who discovered the first radio pulsars and was President of the Royal Astronomical Society from 2002 until 2004)
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lurgan, Northern Ireland
 28 
Mary Parker Follett
(Social Woker)
Mary Parker Follett
1
Birthdate: September 3, 1868
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 18, 1933
 29 
Robbie Ross
(Journalist)
Robbie Ross
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: October 5, 1918
 30 
John Kendrew
(Biochemist and Crystallographer)
John Kendrew
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 24, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Died: August 23, 1997
 31 
Herb Elliott
(Athlete)
Herb Elliott
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 32 
Donald Maclean
(Diplomat)
Donald Maclean
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 6, 1983
 33 
Arthur Cecil Pigou
0
Birthdate: November 18, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ryde, England
Died: March 7, 1959
 34 
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
(President of India (1974-77))
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 13, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Old Delhi, India
Died: February 11, 1977
 35 
Vladimir Bukovsky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belebey, Russia
Died: October 27, 2019
 36 
John Ambrose Fleming
(British Electrical Engineer and Physicist Who Invented the First 'Thermionic Valve' or 'Vacuum Tube')
John Ambrose Fleming
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 29, 1849
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Lancashire, England
Died: April 18, 1945
 37 
Jennifer Egan
(Novelist)
Jennifer Egan
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago Chicago, Illinois
 38 
William Gilbert
(Physician)
William Gilbert
11
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 24, 1544
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Colchester , England, United Kingdom
Died: November 30, 1603
 39 
Martin Rees
(British Cosmologist and Astrophysicist)
Martin Rees
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: York, England
 40 
Hugh Latimer
(Bishop)
Hugh Latimer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1487 AD
Birthplace: Thurcaston, Leicestershire, England
Died: October 16, 1555
 41 
John Sulston
(Biologist)
John Sulston
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: March 6, 2018
 42 
Abba Kyari
(Businessperson)
Abba Kyari
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 23, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Borno, Nigeria
Died: April 17, 2020
 43 
Michael Walzer
(Political Theorist and Public Intellectual)
Michael Walzer
1
Birthdate: March 3, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
 44 
Sir Hugh Walpole
(English Novelist - Best-selling Author in the 1920s and 1930s)
Sir Hugh Walpole
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 13, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Died: June 1, 1941
 45 
Rosario Murillo
(Vice President & First Lady of Nicaragua)
Rosario Murillo
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua
 46 
Michael Frayn
(Playwright, Novelist)
Michael Frayn
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mill Hill, Middlesex, England
 47 
Duncan Haldane
(Physicist)
Duncan Haldane
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
 48 
Sylvana Tomaselli
0
Birthdate: May 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
 49 
Andrew Huxley
(Biophysicist)
Andrew Huxley
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: May 30, 2012
 50 
W. D. Hamilton
(Biologist)
W. D. Hamilton
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: March 7, 2000