University Of Minnesota Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Minnesota. The list includes people like Bob Dylan, Ric Flair, Jessica Lange, Henry Fonda & Walter Mondale. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as sportspersons, scientists, leaders, intellectuals & academics and film & theater personalities etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Songwriter
Birthdate: May 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 Ric Flair

Ric Flair.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: February 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 Jessica Lange

Jessica Lange.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress & Producer
Birthdate: April 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cloquet, Minnesota, United States

 4 Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grand Island
Died: August 12, 1982

 5 Walter Mondale

Walter Mondale.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: The 42nd Vice President of the U.S.A.
Birthdate: January 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ceylon
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Ernie Hudson

Ernie Hudson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 Tony Dungy

Tony Dungy.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former NFL Coach & American Football Player
Birthdate: October 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jackson, Michigan
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Yanni

Yanni.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer
Birthdate: November 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kalamata
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 9 Valerie Solanas

Valerie Solanas.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ventnor City, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 25, 1988

 10 Peter Graves

Peter Graves.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died: March 14, 2010
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 11 Kevin McHale

Kevin McHale
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Plano, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 T. R. Knight

T. R. Knight
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minneapolis Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 13 Aya Cash

Aya Cash.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 14 Eric Decker

Eric Decker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cold Spring, Minnesota, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 15 Erick Rowan

Erick Rowan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 16 Shelton Benjamin

Shelton Benjamin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 Norman Borlaug

Norman Borlaug.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Father of the Green Revolution
Birthdate: March 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cresco, Iowa
Died: September 12, 2009

 18 James Hong

James Hong
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 19 Freddy Moore

Freddy Moore
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

 20 Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Spangler, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 21 Kevin McHale

Kevin McHale
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: December 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hibbing
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 22 Russell M. Nelson

Russell M. Nelson.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious Leader, Surgeon
Birthdate: September 9, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah

 23 Herb Brooks

Herb Brooks.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice Hockey Coach, Player
Birthdate: August 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Paul, MN, US
Died: August 11, 2003

 24 Kimberly Elise

Kimberly Elise
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 25 Santino Fontana

Santino Fontana
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockton, California, U.S.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 26 Kevin Sorbo

Kevin Sorbo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mound, Minnesota, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 27 Eric Bischoff

Eric Bischoff
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Television producer, Wrestler
Birthdate: May 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit

 28 Christiaan Barnard

Christiaan Barnard.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Cardiac Surgeon
Birthdate: November 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beaufort West
Died: September 2, 2001

 29 Antoine Winfield Jr.

Antoine Winfield Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: August 16, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 30 Mike Lindell

Mike Lindell
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: June 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mankato, Minnesota, U.S.

 31 Warren Earl Burger

Warner E Burger.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former Chief Justice of the United States
Birthdate: September 17, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Died: June 25, 1995

 32 Deke Slayton

Deke Slayton
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Astronaut
Birthdate: March 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sparta, Wisconsin, United States
Died: June 13, 1993

 33 Flip Saunders

Flip Saunders
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player, Basketball coach
Birthdate: February 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland
Died: October 25, 2015

 34 Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: September 11, 2010

 35 David Soul

David Soul
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 36 Warren E. Burger

Warren E. Burger
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Judge, Lawyer
Birthdate: September 17, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Paul
Died: June 25, 1995

 37 Verne Gagne

Verne Gagne
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: February 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Died: April 27, 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 38 Alan Bersten

Alan Bersten.
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: May 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minnetonka, Minnesota
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 Dave Winfield

Dave Winfield
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: October 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 40 Alan Page

Alan Page
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: August 7, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 41 Robert M. Pirsig

Robert M. Pirsig.
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Famous As: Writer, Philosopher
Birthdate: September 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, U.S.
Died: April 24, 2017

 42 Sara McMann

Sara McMann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Amateur wrestler
Birthdate: September 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Takoma Park
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 43 Azmin Ali

Azmin Ali.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Malaysian Politician
Birthdate: August 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore

 44 Satish Dhawan

Satish Dhawan
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Famous As: Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: September 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Srinagar
Died: January 3, 2002

 45 Kate Millett

Kate Millett
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 14, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Died: September 6, 2017

 46 Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: September 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Port Hueneme, California, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 47 Everett Dirksen

Everett McKinley Dirksen.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former U.S. Senator
Birthdate: January 4, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pekin, Illinois, U.S.
Died: September 7, 1969

 48 Bronko Nagurski

Bronko Nagurski.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 3, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rainy River, Canada
Died: January 7, 1990
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 49 Richard Carlson

Richard Carlson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 13, 2013
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 50 Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor.
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anoka, Minnesota
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
The University of Minnesota is popularly known as the ‘U of M’ or just a simple ‘U’ that specializes in research in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota. This reputed institution is the sixth largest educational campus in the United States. The university had about 51,147 students in the 2013-2014 which is proof enough of the kind of popularity of the institution. With 19 colleges and schools affiliated to this institution and 6 major sister institution, University of Minnesota is out-rightly one of the best institutions to pass out from. The ‘Minnesota Golden Gophers,’ are the most talked about sports team in the world; till 2015 they had 20 National Championship awards to their credit. The ‘University of Minnesota’ is among the top 25 research institution in the ‘Center for Measuring University Performance’ in Arizona. Some of the notable alumni of the University of Minnesota are famous celebrities like, the songwriter, Bob Dylan, the famous wrestler, Brock Lesnar or the basketball player, Kris Humphries. These people have made it big in nearly all walks of life and have carved a niche for themselves. They are out to make this world a better place and uphold the reputation of the famous institution; they all have passed out from. The University of Minnesota makes sure that with severe perseverance and tough educational deadlines, the best of the lot are churned out. All the Alumni are carving a niche for themselves in whichever field they are in, be it technology, entertainment or sports, they are the best at whatever they do. This list of notable University Of Minnesota alumni is based on the individual’s achievements and fame. We are quite certain that you will be surprised by some of the notable University Of Minnesota alumni who made it to this list.