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List of alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge


List of alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge


This is a list of notable alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge. Some of the alumni noted are connected to Trinity through honorary degrees; not all studied at the College.

Politicians

Prime Ministers

  • Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1867–1947), Prime Minister 1923–24, 1924–29, 1935–37 (Conservative)
  • Arthur Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour (1848–1930), Prime Minister 1902–1905 (Conservative)
  • Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836–1908), Prime Minister 1905–1908 (Liberal)
  • Rajiv Gandhi (1944–1991), Prime Minister of India, 1984–1989
  • Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764–1845), Prime Minister 1830–1834 (Whig); Great Reform Act (1832)
  • William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779–1848), Prime Minister 1834, 1835–1841 (Whig)
  • Lee Hsien Loong (born 1952), Prime Minister of Singapore, 2004–present
  • Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964), first Prime Minister of India, 1949–1964
  • Anand Panyarachun (born 1932), Prime Minister of Thailand, 1991–1992 and again in 1992
  • Spencer Perceval (1762–1812), Prime Minister 1809–1812 (Tory); assassinated
  • William Waddington (1826–1894), French Prime Minister 1879; archaeologist

United Kingdom

  • Sir Francis Bacon (1561–1626), lawyer, philosopher; Lord Chancellor
  • Gavin Barwell (born 1972), Downing Street Chief of Staff under Theresa May
  • Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire (also known as Marquess of Hartington) (1833–1908), politician
  • Hugh Childers (1827–1896), Australian statesman, then British Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Sir Edward Coke (1552–1634), lawyer, politician; Chief Justice of the King's Bench
  • Sir John Coke (1563–1644), politician
  • John Donaldson, Baron Donaldson of Lymington (1920–2005), Master of the Rolls
  • Hugh Elliott, UK Ambassador to Spain and Andorra
  • Frederick James Erroll, 1st Baron Erroll of Hale (1914–2000), British Minister
  • Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine (1750–1823), Lord Chancellor, jurist
  • Vicky Ford, Conservative MP for Chelmsford
  • Sir Michael Foster (1836–1907), physiologist; MP (London University)
  • Henry Goulburn (1784–1856), Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Roland Gwynne (1882–1971), politician and lover of suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams
  • Sir William Vernon Harcourt (1827–1904), Liberal statesman; home secretary, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Douglas Hurd (born 1930), Conservative politician, Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary
  • George Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe (1918–2007), statesman
  • Kwasi Kwarteng (born 1975), Conservative politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • James Mackay, Baron Mackay of Clashfern (born 1927), Lord Chancellor 1987–1997
  • John Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland (also known as Lord John Manners) (1818–1906), Conservative statesman
  • Sir Philip Miles (1825–1888), politician
  • Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton (1809–1885), politician, man of letters
  • Charles Montagu, 1st Duke of Manchester (1656–1722), Whig statesman
  • Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax (1661–1715), founder of Bank of England, 1694; Chancellor of Exchequer
  • John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich (1718–1792), First Lord of the Admiralty; is claimed to have invented the sandwich
  • George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax (1716–1771), Secretary of State
  • Helen Morgan, Liberal Democrat MP for North Shropshire
  • Ernest Noel (1831–1931), MP for Dumfries Burghs, 1874–1886
  • Anthony Nutting (1920–1999), politician and diplomat; Arabist
  • Charles Pepys, 1st Earl of Cottenham (1781–1851), lawyer, Lord Chancellor, 1846–1850
  • Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne (1780–1863), Whig statesman
  • Constantine Henry Phipps, 1st Marquess of Normanby (1797–1863), politician
  • Enoch Powell (1912–1998), statesman; Minister of Health, 1960–3
  • Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford (1765–1802), Whig aristocrat
  • Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset (1662–1748), politician and Whig Grandee
  • John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer (1782–1845), known as Lord Althorp; Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Edward Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby (1826–1893), Foreign Secretary
  • William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw (1918–1999), statesman; Home Secretary, 1979–83

International

  • Richard Blumenthal (born 1946), Senior U.S. Senator from Connecticut
  • Puran Singh Bundela (born 1950), Indian politician
  • Erskine Hamilton Childers (1905–1974), 4th President of Ireland, 1973–74
  • Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon (1866–1941), administrator; Viceroy of India
  • Rahul Gandhi (born 1970), Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) for Wayanad and Former President of the Indian National Congress [1]
  • Albert Grey, 4th Earl Grey (1851–1917), Governor-General of Canada, 1904–1911
  • Charles Hawker (1894–1938), Australian politician
  • Thomas Nelson (1738–1789), signatory of the American Declaration of Independence
  • James Peter Obeyesekere (1915–2007), aviator and Sri Lankan minister
  • John Winthrop (1587/8–1649), founder and first governor of Massachusetts
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Royalty

  • King Charles III (born 1948)
  • King Edward VII (1841–1910), reigned 1901–1910
  • King George VI (1895–1952), reigned 1936–1952
  • Prince Ranjitsinhji (1872–1933), cricketer; Indian prince
  • Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974), British prince
  • Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (1864-1892), British prince
  • Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776-1834), British prince

Clergy

  • Alfred Barry (1826–1920), Principal of King's College London (1868–1883), educationalist, and former Bishop of Sydney
  • Edward White Benson (1829–1896), Archbishop of Canterbury, 1883–1896
  • A. C. Bouquet (1884-1976), theologian, academic and writer
  • Arthur Buxton (1882–1958), Chaplain to the Forces and Rector of All Souls Church, Langham Place
  • Matthew Blagden Hale, first Bishop of Perth; later Bishop of Brisbane, social and educational pioneer
  • Joseph Barber Lightfoot (1828–1889), Bishop of Durham; theologian
  • Adam Loftus (1533–1605), Archbishop of Armargh and Dublin, Lord Chancellor of Ireland
  • Handley Moule (1841–1920), Bishop of Durham; theologian
  • Charles Perry (1807–1891), first Bishop of Melbourne
  • John A. T. Robinson(1919–1983) theologian; Bishop of Woolwich, Dean of Trinity
  • John Sanderson (c.1540–1602), priest and writer on logic
  • The Reverend Canon Henry Spencer Stephenson, M.A. (1871–1957), chaplain to King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II
  • John Stott (1921–2011), Evangelical Church Leader
  • John Tiarks (1903–1974), Bishop of Chelmsford
  • Richard Chenevix Trench (1807–1888), poet, Archbishop of Dublin; theorist of English Language
  • Brooke Foss Westcott (1825–1901), Canon of Westminster, Bishop of Durham
  • Robin Woods (1914–1997), Dean of Windsor and Bishop of Worcester
  • Justin Welby (born 1956), Archbishop of Canterbury

Law and justice

  • Maurice Amos, friend of Bertrand Russell and Quain Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London
  • Robert Benson (1797–1844), barrister and judge
  • Robert Carnwath, Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill (born 1945), Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
  • Sue Carr (born 1965), Lady Justice of Appeal
  • Charles Sargent (1821 - 1900) Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court
  • Nicholas Conyngham Tindal (1776–1786), celebrated lawyer and judge
  • John Copley, 1st Baron Lyndhurst (1772–1863), lawyer; Lord Chancellor 1827–1830; 1834–1835; 1841–1846
  • Kenelm George Digby (1890–1944), High Court judge in India
  • Sir Robert Filmer (1588–1653), barrister, political philosopher
  • Sir Christopher Floyd (born 1951), Lord Justice Floyd, appointed Lord Justice of Appeal in 2013
  • Sir Travers Humphreys (1867–1956), judge
  • George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys (1645–1689), judge; Bloody Assizes; Lord Chancellor
  • Frederic William Maitland (1850–1906), legal historian
  • Sir Frederick Pollock (1845–1937), jurist
  • Sir David Richards (born 1951), judge in the High Court
  • Paul Sandlands (1878-1962), judge, Recorder of Birmingham
  • James Scarlett, 1st Baron Abinger (1769–1844), judge, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer
  • Edward Vernon Utterson (c. 1776–1856), lawyer; one of the Six Clerks in Chancery; literary antiquary, collector and editor
  • Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary; Justice of the Supreme Court
  • Humphrey Weld (of Lulworth) (1612-1685), lawyer; JP; MP; Gentleman of the Privy Chamber; landowner and recusant

Media and journalists

  • Alexander Armstrong (born 1970), actor, television presenter and comedian, known for The Armstrong and Miller Show and hosting Pointless with Richard Osman
  • John Drummond (1934–2006), broadcaster, arts administrator, writer, director of BBC Proms and Radio 3
  • Ian Fells, energy adviser and broadcaster
  • Vanessa Feltz (born 1962), journalist and broadcaster
  • Stephen Frears (born 1941), film director
  • Mel Giedroyc (born 1968), comedian and television presenter; The Great British Bake Off
  • James Harding (born 1969), editor of The Times
  • Jonathan King (born 1944), pop impresario jailed for sexually abusing boys
  • India Knight (born 1965), author and journalist
  • John Lloyd (born 1951), comedy writer and television producer, known for the likes of the Blackadder series, Spitting Image, Not the Nine O'Clock News, The News Quiz and QI
  • Richard Osman (born 1970), television presenter and producer, co-host of Pointless
  • Eddie Redmayne (born 1982), Oscar-winning actor
  • Herbert Vivian (born 1865), writer, journalist and newspaper proprietor
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Academics and scientists

  • John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton (1834–1902), historian
  • Joseph Arthur Arkwright (1864–1944), bacteriologist, FRS
  • Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay (1800–1859), historian, politician, and essayist
  • John Haden Badley (1865–1967), educationalist, founder (1893) and headmaster (1893–1935) of Bedales School
  • John Bell, Professor of Law, Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge
  • Selig Brodetsky, President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • James Challis (1803–1882), astronomer; twice observed Neptune without noting it, before its discovery
  • Jared Diamond (born 1937), US physiologist and biogeographer, Pulitzer Prize winner
  • Simon Digby (1932–2010), Oriental scholar
  • Sir Arthur Eddington (1882–1944), astronomer
  • Sir James Frazer (1854–1941), anthropologist; writer, The Golden Bough
  • Donald M. Friedman (1929–2019), scholar of Renaissance literature at University of California, Berkeley
  • Sir Francis Galton (1822–1911), scientist; meteorology, heredity
  • Christopher Grigson (1926–2001), electrical engineer and naval architect
  • George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (1866–1923), Egyptologist; funded the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb
  • Christopher Hinton, Baron Hinton of Bankside (1901–1983), nuclear engineer; constructed Calder Hall, the first large scale reactor
  • Tristram Hunt (born 1974), historian and former politician
  • Henry Jackson (1839–1921), classicist and reformer, Vice Master, 1914
  • Ian Jacobs (born 1957), gynaecologist and academic
  • David Gwilym James (1905–1968), Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton, 1952–1968
  • Sir Richard Jebb (1841–1905), Greek scholar
  • Lawrence Lessig (born 1961), leading US cyberlaw expert, founder of the Creative Commons movement, and free software advocate
  • Ling Wang (1917–1994), historian of science
  • Roy Lipski (1971–), entrepreneur
  • George Campbell Macaulay (1852–1915), classical scholar
  • Thant Myint-U (1966-), historian
  • Sir Bernard Pares (1867–1956), historian in Russian history
  • Nicholas Patrick (born 1964), NASA astronaut
  • Richard Porson (1759–1808), classical scholar
  • Alfred Radcliffe-Brown (1881–1955), social anthropologist
  • Vilayanur Ramachandran (born 1947), psychologist, neuroscientist
  • John Ray (1627–1705), naturalist; created the principles of plant classification
  • Charles Rolls (1877–1910), co-founder of Rolls-Royce; aviator
  • Hugh James Rose (1795–1838), Principal of King's College London (1836–1833)
  • Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild (1910–1990), zoologist, suspected Soviet sympathizer
  • J. F. Roxburgh (1888–1954), classicist, first head master of Stowe School
  • W.A.H. Rushton (1901–1980), physiologist, one time president of the Society for Psychical Research
  • Adam Sedgwick (1785–1873), geologist
  • Cedric Smith (1917–2002), statistician and geneticist
  • John Maynard Smith (1920–2004), evolutionary biologist and geneticist
  • James Spedding (1808–1881), scholar; editor of Bacon's Works
  • William Fox Talbot (1800–1877), inventor of photography
  • John Arthur Todd (1908–1994), geometer
  • Sir George Otto Trevelyan (1838–1928), historian; MP; father of G. M. Trevelyan
  • William Thomas Tutte (1917–2002), Bletchley Park codebreaker and graph theorist
  • John Waterlow (1913–2010), physiologist specialising in childhood malnutrition
  • Tim Westoll (1919–1999), ornithologist
  • George Michael Wickens (1918–2006), linguist and humanities scholar
  • Francis Willughby (1635–1672), naturalist

Mathematicians

  • Sir Michael Atiyah (1929-2019), mathematician, Fields Medal and Abel Prize winner
  • Charles Babbage (1791–1871), mathematician, inventor of the automated programmable computer (transferred to Peterhouse college before graduating)
  • Martin Beale (1928–1985), applied mathematician and statistician, FRS
  • Hermann Bondi (1919–2005), mathematician and cosmologist
  • Richard Borcherds (born 1959), mathematician, Fields Medallist
  • Selig Brodetsky (1888–1954), mathematician, President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Arthur Cayley (1821–1895), mathematician; non-Euclidean geometry, invented matrices
  • Sydney Chapman (1888–1970), mathematician, geophysicist; kinetic theory, geomagnetism
  • W. R. Dean (1896–1973), mathematician and fluid dynamicist
  • Timothy Gowers (born 1963), mathematician, Fields Medal winner
  • G. H. Hardy (1877–1947), mathematician; A Mathematician's Apology
  • Sir James Jeans (1877–1946), astronomer, mathematician; stellar evolution
  • John Edensor Littlewood (1885–1977), mathematician; Fourier Series, Zeta Function
  • Edward Arthur Milne (1896–1950), mathematician
  • Henry Wilbraham (25 July 1825 – 13 February 1883) periodic function.
  • Augustus De Morgan (1806–1871), mathematician; symbolic logic
  • Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727), mathematician, physicist; MP (Cambridge University)
  • John Pell (1610–1685), mathematician
  • Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887–1920), mathematician; analytic number theory, elliptic integrals
  • John Frankland Rigby (1933–2014), a specialist in complex analysis
  • James H. Wilkinson (1919–1986), mathematician
  • John William Strutt (1842-1919), The Lord Rayleigh, mathematician

Philosophers

  • Simon Blackburn (born 1944), philosopher
  • C. D. Broad (1887–1971), philosopher
  • Ian Hacking (born 1936), Canadian philosopher
  • G. E. Moore (1873–1958), philosopher
  • Frank Plumpton Ramsey (1903–1930), philosopher, mathematician, economist
  • Bertrand Russell (1872–1970), philosopher
  • Henry Sidgwick (1838–1900), philosopher, major proponent of women's colleges
  • A. N. Whitehead (1861–1947), philosopher, mathematician
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951), philosopher

Physicists

  • Sir George Airy (1801–1895), astronomer, geophysicist
  • Niels Bohr (1885–1962), quantum physicist
  • Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1910–1995), astrophysicist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Freeman Dyson (1923–2020), physicist, proponent of the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence, Templeton Prize winner
  • Thomas Eckersley (1886–1959), theoretical physicist and expert on radio waves
  • Otto Frisch (1904–1979), nuclear physicist; first used the term 'nuclear fission'
  • Louis Harold Gray (1905–1965), invented the field of radiobiology; namesake of unit of absorbed dose Gray
  • J. B. Gunn (1928–2008), physicist; inventor of the Gunn diode
  • Thomas Gold (1920–2004), astrophysicist
  • Brian Josephson (born 1940), physicist; predicted the Josephson effect
  • James Clerk Maxwell (1831–1879), physicist; electromagnetism
  • William George Penney (1909–1991), nuclear physicist
  • John Polkinghorne (1930–2021), physicist, religious thinker, Templeton Prize winner
  • Rajendran Raja (1948-2014), high-energy particle physicist who played a key role in the discovery of the top quark
  • Martin Ryle (1918–1984), radio astronomer; invented aperture synthesis
  • Dennis William Sciama (1926–1999), physicist; played a major role in developing British physics after the Second World War
  • Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor (1886–1975), physicist, mathematician; fluid dynamics, crystals
  • Sir George Paget Thomson (1892–1975), physicist; electron diffraction
  • Sir Peter Williams, physicist

Writers

  • Clive Bell (1881–1964), art and literary critic; husband of Vanessa
  • Charles Astor Bristed (1820–1874), American author and scholar
  • George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788–1824), poet; "She Walks in Beauty", Don Juan
  • Edward Hallet Carr (1892–1982), writer and international relations theorist
  • Erskine Childers (1870–1922), writer, Irish Nationalist; The Riddle of the Sands
  • Abraham Cowley (1618–1667), poet, dramatist – The Mistress
  • George Crabbe (1754–1832), poet; did not matriculate
  • Aleister Crowley (1875–1947), writer, poet, occultist, and 'Magician'; Magick in Theory and Practice
  • Richard Cumberland (1732–1811), playwright; The Brothers, The West Indian
  • Warwick Deeping (1877–1950), novelist
  • Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1566–1601), soldier, courtier to Elizabeth I; executed for rebellion
  • John Dryden (1631–1700), Poet Laureate; "Absalom and Achitophel"; translator of Virgil
  • Edward FitzGerald (1809–1883), poet; Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
  • Giles Fletcher (1588–1623), poet; "Christ's Victory" and "Triumph"
  • George Gascoigne (1525–1577), poet, dramatist; "Jocasta", "The Glasse of Government"
  • Edmund Gosse (1845–1928), poet, critic; On Viol and Flute
  • Thom Gunn (1929–2004), Modernist poet
  • George Herbert (1593–1633), poet
  • Thomas Kibble Hervey (1799–1859), poet, critic
  • A. E. Housman (1859–1936), poet, classical scholar
  • Henry Hyndman (1842–1921), English writer and politician
  • Muhammad Iqbal (1875–1938), Islamic poet and philosopher
  • Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1861–1938), poet, historian and senior civil servant
  • Nathaniel Lee (1649–1692), dramatist; The Rival Queens
  • John Lehmann (1907–1987), poet, man of letters; inaugurated The London Magazine
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton (1803–1873), novelist; The Last Days of Pompeii; politician
  • Andrew Marvell (1621–1678), poet; "Horatian Ode", "The Rehearsal Transpros'd"; MP (Hull)
  • Frederick Maurice (1805–1872), theologian, writer, Christian Socialist
  • A. A. Milne (1882–1956), writer; Winnie-the-Pooh
  • Nicholas Monsarrat (1910–1979), novelist; The Cruel Sea, Three Corvettes
  • Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian and English novelist; Lolita
  • Lenrie Peters (1932–2009), Gambian novelist, poet and educationist
  • Thomas Randolph (1605–1635), poet, dramatist
  • T. J. Cobden Sanderson (1840–1922), bookbinder; Arts and Crafts Movement pioneer
  • Sir Henry Spelman (1562–1641), antiquary; Reliquiae Spelmannianae
  • Lytton Strachey (1880–1932), biographer; Eminent Victorians; Bloomsbury Group
  • Sir John Suckling (1609–1642), poet, dramatist
  • Tom Taylor (1817–1880), Scottish dramatist; editor of Punch
  • Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (1809–1892), poet – "Maud", "In Memoriam"
  • William M. Thackeray (1811–1863), novelist; Vanity Fair, Henry Esmond (dropped out after second year)
  • Sir George Trevelyan, 4th Baronet (1906–1996), educator, new age thinker and writer
  • George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham (1628–1687), wit, politician, dramatist; The Rehearsal; member of the 'Cabal'
  • Raymond Williams (1921–1988), Marxist critic, novelist; The Country and the City
  • Leonard Woolf (1880–1969), writer; husband of Virginia Woolf; Bloomsbury Group
  • Geoffrey Winthrop Young (1876–1958), mountaineer and author

Sports

  • George 'Gubby' Allen (1902–1989), cricketer – captained England; played in Bodyline series
  • Sir George Branson (1871–1951), Cambridge rowing blue and High Court judge
  • Wing Commander Alan Cassidy MBE, born 1949. Trinity, 1967. National Aerobatic Champion, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003.
  • Harry Chester Goodhart (1858–1895), twice FA Cup winner and England international footballer; Professor of Humanities at Edinburgh University
  • Geoffrey Hopley, cricketer
    * Dar Lyon (1898–1964), first class cricketer; Chief Justice of the Seychelles
  • Philip Morton (1857–1925), cricketer and schoolmaster
  • Sir Peter Scott (1909–1989), artist, ornithologist; Olympic sailor (1936)
  • Rev. Henry Holmes Stewart (1847–1937), FA Cup winner in 1873
  • Charles Plumpton Wilson (1859–1938), England footballer and Rugby player
  • H. de Winton, created the first formal set of rules for Association football (The Cambridge Rules)
  • Maxwell Woosnam (1892–1965), Olympic and Wimbledon lawn tennis champion and England national football team captain
  • Andy Whittall, Zimbabwe cricketer

Spies

  • Anthony Blunt (1907–1983), Soviet spy; art historian
  • Guy Burgess (1910–1963), Soviet spy and traitor
  • John Cairncross (1913-1995), double agent; communist
  • Donald Maclean (1913-1983), double agent; communist
  • Michael Greenberg (1914–1992), Foreign Affairs Economist U.S. Foreign Economic Administration; Soviet spy
  • Kim Philby (1911–1988), double agent; communist
  • Nicholas Elliott (1916-1994), British spy
  • Michael Whitney Straight (1916–2004), US magazine publisher, presidential speechwriter, Soviet spy

Business

  • Norman Blackwell, Baron Blackwell, (born 1952), businessman and politician
  • Sir Andrew Thomas Cahn (born 1951), Vice Chairman for Public Policy of Nomura Group; former CEO of UK Trade & Investment
  • Alfred Clayton Cole (1854–1920), Governor of the Bank of England
  • Sanjeev Gupta (born 1971), businessman
  • Sir Robin Ibbs (born 1926), banker
  • David Layton (1914–2009), National Coal Board economist and industrial relations advisor
  • Francis Martineau Lupton (1848-1921), businessman, landowner, politician and great-great grandfather of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
  • Sir Michael Adrian Richards (born 1951), former UK National Cancer Director; Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Care Quality Commission, from May 2013
  • Rod Smallwood (born 1950), co-manager of Iron Maiden and co-founder of Sanctuary Records
  • Andy Taylor (born 1951), co-manager of Iron Maiden and co-founder of Sanctuary Records
  • John Tusa (born 1936), managing director of BBC World Service
  • Neville Wadia (1911–1996), Bombay industrialist and philanthropist
  • Simon Wolfson, Baron Wolfson of Aspley Guise (born 1967), CEO of Next plc

Military

  • Brigadier-General Charles Strathavon Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby (1870–1949), soldier
  • James Yorke Scarlett (1799–1871), British general and hero of the Crimean War
  • David Stirling (1915–1990), founder of the Special Air Service

Others

  • Christopher Alexander (born 1936), architect, author of The Timeless Way of Building and father of the design patterns movement
  • Edward Chancellor, investment strategist and financial historian
  • Hubert Chesshyre, retired British officer of arms found to have committed child sexual abuse
  • Terry Eagleton (born 1943), literary critic
  • Nathaniel Eaton (1609–1674), first schoolmaster at Harvard
  • James Clerk Maxwell Garnett CBE (1880–1958), educationist, barrister, and peace campaigner
  • Sir Sarat Kumar Ghosh (1878–1962), Indian Civil Service officer
  • Antony Gormley (born 1950), sculptor, best known for Angel of the North 1968–71
  • Stephen Greenhalgh (born 1967), Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime in London
  • Michael Gurstein (born 1944), Canadian community informatician
  • Peter Llewellyn Gwynn-Jones (born 1940), Garter Principal King of Arms, 1995–
  • Sir Stuart Milner-Barry (1906–1995), chess player, World War II codebreaker and civil servant
  • William Smith O'Brien (1803–1864), Irish Nationalist
  • Baron Kishichiro Okura (1882–1963), Japanese playboy and motor racing enthusiast
  • St. John Philby (1885–1960), explorer of Arabia; father of Kim
  • Alexander Ramsay of Mar (1919–2001), great grandson of Queen Victoria
  • Sir Benegal Narsing Rau (1887–1952), Indian Civil Service officer
  • Robert Vane Russell (1873-1915), Indian Civil Service officer and writer
  • Anthony and Peter Shaffer (born 1926; Anthony died 2001), dramatists
  • Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852–1924), composer, organist
  • Thomas Francis Wade (1818–1895), diplomat; developed a romanization system for Mandarin Chinese that formed the basis for the Wade–Giles system
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958), composer; Sea Symphony, Pilgrim's Progress

References

Enoch Powell was a fellow of Trinity.He was the youngest Professor of Greek in the Commonwealth,and the leading Classicist of his generation and should be mentioned here.


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