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Notable Alumni and Scholars From North America

Cambridge alumni have made amazing contributions to civilization and the advancement of knowledge for more than eight hundred years. See which ones call North America home.

Ambassadors

Astronauts

Actors, directors and producers

Authors

Chemists

Economists

Educationalists

Entrepreneurs, business leaders and philanthropists

Journalists and media personalities

Poets

Politicians

  • Paul Clement (Darwin 1988)
  • Damian Williams (Emmanuel 2002)

Scientists, technologists and mathematicians

Signatories of the American Declaration of Independence

  • Thomas Lynch, Jr. (Gonville and Caius)
  • Arthur Middleton (Trinity Hall)
  • Thomas Nelson, Jr. (Christ's 1758)

 

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