The University of Chicago has often been ranked one of the best institutions in the world and is a favorite among many people around the world. Some of the world’s most preferred colleges have been affiliated to this famous university. This famous university started in 1890, thanks to a donation made by the billionaire business tycoon John D Rockefeller. These institutions are ‘Pritzker School Of Medicine’, ‘The Booth School of Business’ and ‘Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies’. According to a popular online source, more than 15,000 students join the university every year. Apart from its breathtaking campuses and providing great quality of education, the University is also known for its notable alumni. These personalities include scientists, politicians, writers, scholars, sportsmen and even artistes. Noted lawyer and current commissioner of the ‘National Basketball Association’, Adam Silver, is one such alumnus of this esteemed institution. Other famous ex-students of the University of Chicago are Katharine Graham, publisher of the newspaper ‘The Washington Post’, scientist James Watson, businessman David Rockefeller, as well as writer /filmmaker Susan Sontag. David Rockefeller, who is currently more than 100 years old, was the chairman of the multi-billion dollar financial enterprise ‘Chase Manhattan Corporation’. His net worth is estimated to be more than $ 1 Billion USD, if sources are to be believed. The list just doesn’t end here. There are many more noteworthy individuals who were once students of the ‘University Of Chicago’. Their success stories have been sources of inspiration for many youngsters of today.
Bernie SandersBernie Sanders
(Politician)

08 September 1941

American

Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
(CEO of Microsoft)

19 August 1967

American

Bob NewhartBob Newhart
(American stand-up comedian)

05 September 1929

American

Larry EllisonLarry Ellison
(Founder of Oracle)

17 August 1944

American

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
(American writer)

11 November 1922

American

Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
(Economist, Statistician)

31 July 1912

American

Marilu HennerMarilu Henner
(Actress)

06 April 1952

American

Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
(Economist)

30 June 1930

American

Mike NicholsMike Nichols
(Film Director, Theater Director, Film Producer)

06 November 1931

American

David RockefellerDavid Rockefeller
(Banker)

12 June 1915

American

Philip RothPhilip Roth
(Novelist)

19 March 1933

American

Aldrich AmesAldrich Ames
(Former CIA Officer & Agent for the Soviet Union & Russia)

26 May 1941

American

James WatsonJames Watson
(Molecular Biologist)

06 April 1928

American

Saul AlinskySaul Alinsky
(Community Organizer)

30 January 1909

American

Susan SontagSusan Sontag

16 January 1933

American

David SuzukiDavid Suzuki
(Academic, Enviromental Activist)

24 March 1936

Canadian

Tommy DouglasTommy Douglas
(Former Canadian Politician & Baptist Minister)

20 October 1904

Canadian

Saul Bellow Saul Bellow
(Novelist)

10 June 1915

American

Luis Walter AlvarezLuis Walter Alvarez
(Physicist)

13 June 1911

American

Samuel P. HuntingtonSamuel P. Huntington

18 April 1927

American

Paul SamuelsonPaul Samuelson
(Economist)

15 May 1915

American

Lynn MargulisLynn Margulis
(Author)

05 March 1938

American

Arne DuncanArne Duncan

06 November 1964

American

Robert M. PirsigRobert M. Pirsig
(Writer, Philosopher)

06 September 1928

American

Gary BeckerGary Becker
(Economist)

02 December 1930

American

Harry Max MarkowitzHarry Markowitz
(Economist)

24 August 1927

American

Stephen LeacockStephen Leacock
(Canadian writer)

30 December 1869

Canadian

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
(Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author)

22 June 1909

American

Ernest LawrenceErnest Lawrence
(Physicist)

08 August 1901

American

Roger Wolcott SperryRoger Wolcott Sperry
(Neuropsychologist)

20 August 1913

American

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
(American author)

26 June 1916

American

Ahmed ChalabiAhmed Chalabi
(Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq)

30 October 1944

Iraqi

Josef Allen HynekJ. Allen Hynek
(Astronomer, Ufologist)

01 May 1910

American

Myron ScholesMyron Scholes
(Economist)

01 July 1941

Canadian,American

Tsung-Dao LeeTsung-Dao Lee
(Physicist)

24 November 1926

Chinese,American

Jack SteinbergerJack Steinberger
(Physicist)

25 May 1921

American

Chen Ning YangChen Ning Yang
(Physicist)

01 October 1922

American

Emily Greene BalchEmily Greene Balch
(Social Activist)

08 January 1867

American

Robert Sanderson Mulliken Robert S. Mulliken
(Chemist, Physicist)

07 June 1896

American

David BrooksDavid Brooks
(Journalist)

11 August 1961

Canadian,American

Charles SimicCharles Simic
(Poet)

09 May 1938

American

Herbert C. BrownHerbert C. Brown
(Chemist)

22 May 1912

American

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
(American humorist)

11 April 1908

American

James CroninJames Cronin
(Physicist)

29 September 1931

American

Herbert SimonHerbert Simon
(Economist, Political scientist, sociologist, psychologist, and professor)

15 June 1916

American

Jerome Isaac FriedmanJerome Isaac Friedman
(Physicist)

28 March 1930

American

Katharine Burr BlodgettKatharine Burr Blodgett
(Scientist)

10 January 1898

American

Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
(Physicist)

10 July 1920

American

Frank Sherwood RowlandFrank Sherwood Rowland
(Atmospheric Chemist)

28 June 1927

American

George Joseph StiglerGeorge Joseph Stigler
(Economist)

17 January 1911

American

Edward Lawrie TatumEdward Lawrie Tatum
(Biochemist)

14 December 1909

American

John Paul StevensJohn Paul Stevens
(Navy officer, Judge, Lawyer)

20 April 1920

American

John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
(Psychologist)

09 January 1878

American

Harvey LevinHarvey Levin
(Lawyer)

02 September 1950

American

Joseph StiglitzJoseph Stiglitz
(Economist, University teacher, Science writer, Non-fiction writer, Professor, Critic, Writer, Scientist)

09 February 1943

American

Edwin HubbleEdwin Hubble
(Astronomer)

20 November 1889

American

Elaine MayElaine May
(Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Writer, Playwright)

21 April 1932

American

William Lyon Mackenzie KingWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King
(Politician, Journalist, Author)

Erving GoffmanErving Goffman
(Sociologist, Non-fiction writer)

11 June 1922

Canadian,American

David AxelrodDavid Axelrod
(Journalist, Politician, Writer, Podcaster)

22 February 1955

American

Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(Psychologist, University teacher, Psychiatrist)

29 September 1934

American

Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
(Economist, Psychologist, Politician, Sociologist, University teacher, Computer scientist)

15 June 1916

American

Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
(Psychologist, Academic, Non-fiction writer)

25 October 1927

American

Sessue HayakawaSessue Hayakawa
(Actor, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film director)

10 June 1889

Japanese

George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
(Philosopher, Sociologist, Psychologist, University teacher)

27 February 1863

American

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
(Singer, Musician)

17 December 1942

American

David GraeberDavid Graeber
(Anthropologist, University teacher, Writer, Trade unionist)

12 February 1961

American

Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
(Political scientist, Diplomat, Politician, Economist, Banker)

22 December 1943

American

Zalmay KhalilzadZalmay Khalilzad
(Diplomat)

22 March 1951

American

James M. BuchananJames M. Buchanan
(Economist, University teacher)

03 October 1919

American

Richard RortyRichard Rorty
(Philosopher, Educationist, University teacher, Writer)

04 October 1931

American

Norman MacleanNorman Maclean
(Novelist, Journalist, Writer, University teacher)

23 December 1902

American

Jenny HolzerJenny Holzer
(Artist, Painter, Sculptor)

29 July 1950

American

Lewis HineLewis Hine
(Sociologist, Photographer, Artist)

26 September 1874

American

Martin GardnerMartin Gardner
(Mathematician, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic, Science fiction writer, Stage magician)

21 October 1914

American

Eugene FamaEugene Fama
(Economist, Educationist, University teacher)

14 February 1939

American

Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(Theologian)

22 September 1941

American

Tony SnowTony Snow
(Television presenter, Writer, Journalist)

01 June 1955

American

Benjamin BloomBenjamin Bloom
(Psychologist, School teacher, University teacher)

21 February 1913

American

Hyman MinskyHyman Minsky
(Economist)

23 September 1919

American

David D. FriedmanDavid D. Friedman
(Economist, Physicist, Blogger, Writer, University teacher)

12 February 1945

American