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Discover the notable alumni of Wellesley College. The list includes people like Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Nora Ephron, Diane Sawyer & Annie Jump Cannon. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as media personalities, activists, miscellaneous, writers and intellectuals & academics etc.
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Madeleine Albright
(64th United States Secretary of State (1997 - 2001))
Madeleine Albright
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Birthdate: May 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Smíchov, Prague, Czechia
Died: March 23, 2022
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
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Ali MacGraw
(Actress)
Ali MacGraw
9
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pound Ridge, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Cokie Roberts
(Journalist)
Cokie Roberts
3
Birthdate: December 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: September 17, 2019
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Diane Sawyer
(Broadcast Journalist Known for Anchoring News Shows 'ABC World News Tonight' and 'Good Morning America')
Diane Sawyer
7
Birthdate: December 22, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Kentucky, United States
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Nora Ephron
(Screenwriter, Producer, Director)
Nora Ephron
3
Birthdate: May 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 26, 2012
 6 
Annie Jump Cannon
(Astronomer)
Annie Jump Cannon
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 11, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dover
Died: April 13, 1941
 7 
Soong May-ling
(First Lady of the Republic of China (1950 - 1975))
Soong May-ling
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: October 23, 2003
 8 
Hillary Clinton
(Former First Lady, 67th United States Secretary of State)
Hillary Clinton
80
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 9 
Nancy Friday
(Author)
Nancy Friday
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 5, 2017
 10 
Emilie Benes Brzezinski
(artist, sculptor)
Emilie Benes Brzezinski
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1932 AD
Birthplace: Geneva
 11 
Ayesha Jalal
(Historian who serves as the Mary Richardson Professor of History at Tufts University)
Ayesha Jalal
0
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
 12 
Michelle Ye
(Best known for her roles in, Eternal Happiness, Triumph in the Skies, and Lost in the Chamber of Love)
Michelle Ye
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hangzhou, China
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 13 
Ophelia Dahl
(Social justice and health care advocate)
Ophelia Dahl
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oxford, England
 14 
Nayantara Sahgal
(Journalist, Writer)
Nayantara Sahgal
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 10, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Allahabad
 15 
Judith Martin
(Economist, Journalist)
Judith Martin
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: September 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
 16 
Mary Rodgers
(Composer)
Mary Rodgers
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 25, 2014
 17 
Rosalind E. Krauss
(Art Critic)
Rosalind E. Krauss
0
Birthdate: November 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 18 
Nannerl O. Keohane
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 18, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blytheville, Arkansas, United States
 19 
Marcia Davenport
0
Birthdate: June 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 16, 1996
 20 
Angelina Weld Grimké
0
Birthdate: February 27, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: June 10, 1958
 21 
Barbara Goldsmith
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 26, 2016
 22 
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: East Orange, New Jersey, United States
Died: October 9, 2003
 23 
Marjorie Grene
(Philosopher)
Marjorie Grene
0
Birthdate: December 13, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: March 16, 2009
 24 
Sophonisba Breckinridge
(American Educator, Activist and Social Reformer Who Led the Social-Work Education Movement in the United States)
Sophonisba Breckinridge
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 1, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 30, 1948
 25 
Rebecca Lancefield
(Microbiologist)
Rebecca Lancefield
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 5, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 3, 1981
 26 
Charlotte Anita Whitney
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: February 4, 1955
 27 
Santha Rama Rau
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 24, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chennai, India
Died: April 21, 2009
 28 
Helen Lynd
(Sociologist)
Helen Lynd
0
Birthdate: March 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Grange, Illinois, United States
Died: January 30, 1982
 29 
Colette Flesch
(Politician)
Colette Flesch
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dudelange, Luxembourg
 30 
Mary Dewson
(Legislator)
Mary Dewson
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 18, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 30, 1962
 31 
Ellen Fitz Pendleton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1864
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
Died: July 26, 1936
 32 
Rebecca Lee Dorsey
(Endocrinologist)
Rebecca Lee Dorsey
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 30, 1859
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, United States
Died: March 29, 1959
 33 
Sharmila Bhattacharya
(Chief Scientist for Astrobionics and head of the Biomodel Performance and Behavior laboratory at NASA Ames Research Center)
Sharmila Bhattacharya
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria