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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.


Sir Francis Bacon lawyer, philosopher; Lord Chancellor
Enoch Powell, Conservative British politician
Lee Hsien-Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore
Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India
Vicky Ford, serving Conservative British politician

Prime Ministers

United Kingdom



King Edward VII
King George VI
King Charles III


Law and justice

Media and journalists

Alexander Armstrong actor, television presenter and comedian

Academics and scientists

Sir Isaac Newton, one of the most influential scientists of all time
James Clerk Maxwell, Scottish physicist



Bertrand Russell, philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic



Lord Tennyson, poet
Lord Byron, poet
Muhammad Iqbal, Islamic poet and philosopher
A. A. Milne, writer, author of Winnie the Pooh children's novels



Kim Philby, Soviet spy


Francis Martineau Lupton, Businessman, landowner and politician




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  2. ^ John Frankland Rigby (obituary) at, accessed 2 May 2019
  3. ^ Kates, Joan Giangrasse (February 27, 2014). "Rajendran Raja 1948-2014: Former Fermilab physicist helped discover top quark, Higgs boson". Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois: Tribune Company. Retrieved June 4, 2014
  4. ^ J. A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses, Part II, vol. I (1940), p. 365
  5. ^ "Harry Chester Goodhart". Picture of the Month. Trinity College. 1 June 2003. Retrieved 4 February 2011.
  6. ^ 'Mr. P. H. Morton' (obituary) in The Times, issue 43964 dated 18 May 1925, p. 21
  7. ^ Philip Howard Morton at CricketArchive, accessed 9 September 2013
  8. ^ Warsop, Keith (2004). The Early FA Cup Finals and the Southern Amateurs. SoccerData. pp. 126–127. ISBN 1-899468-78-1.
  9. ^ Elliot, Chris (24 January 2018). "Revealed: How Meghan Markle's ancestry was shaped by Cambridge". Cambridge News. Retrieved 4 March 2018. Olive (Middleton's) father was landowner Francis Martineau Lupton...
  10. ^ Walker, T. (4 June 2014). "Kate's Family Tree". UK Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 10 July 2019. Kate's great-great- grandfather was Francis Martineau Lupton, a politician himself, and his first cousin was the Birmingham lord mayor Sir Thomas Martineau, a friend of Queen Victoria. Sir Thomas's nephew was Neville Chamberlain.
  11. ^ Jamie Doward (30 March 2019). "Honours system under scrutiny after sex abuser kept title for years". The Observer. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  12. ^ Salman, Saba. "Stephen Greenhalgh: localism hero or demolition man?". The Guardian. 7 February 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
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