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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Lincoln University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Lincoln University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Lincoln University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Lincoln University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Lincoln University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Lincoln University.

List features graduates like Langston Hughes, Thurgood Marshall.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Lincoln University?” and “Which celebrities are Lincoln University alumni?”

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Langston Hughes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Langston Hughes Poet, Novelist, Lyricist

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Thurgood Marshall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Thurgood Marshall Judge, Politician, Jurist

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Ann Walton Kroenke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Cab Calloway is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Cab Calloway Musician, Bandleader, Singer-songwriter

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Gil Scott-Heron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Gil Scott-Heron Film Score Composer, Poet, Songwriter

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Joe Torry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Joe Torry Rapper, Comedian, Entrepreneur

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Lloyd L. Gaines is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Kwame Nkrumah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Kwame Nkrumah Politician, Lecturer

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Horace Mann Bond is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Horace Mann Bond Historian, Teacher

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Archibald Grimké is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Archibald Grimké Journalist, Diplomat, Lawyer

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Lillian E. Fishburne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Lillian E. Fishburne Military Officer

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Mervyn M. Dymally is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Mervyn M. Dymally Politician

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Thomas E. Miller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Thomas E. Miller Politician, Lawyer, Teacher

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Blaine Luetkemeyer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Blaine Luetkemeyer Politician

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John Hicks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
John Hicks Jazz Pianist, Pianist, Musician

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Bruce M. Wright is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Robert L. Carter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Nnamdi Azikiwe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Harold E. Pierce is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Nancy Ellen Mills is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Melvin B. Tolson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Melvin B. Tolson Poet, Politician, Journalist

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Oliver Cox is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Oliver Cox Writer

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Lincoln Kilpatrick is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Carey Means is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Carey Means Actor

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Robert N.C. Nix, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Herb Wesson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Herb Wesson Politician

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Roscoe Lee Browne is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Roscoe Lee Browne Theatre Director, Actor, Voice acting

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Jim Tolbert is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Jim Tolbert American football player

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John McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
John McDaniel American football player

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M. Carl Holman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
M. Carl Holman Writer, Playwright

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Zeke Moore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Zeke Moore American football player

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Larry Neal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Larry Neal Writer

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Frank Coleman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Lemar Parrish is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Lemar Parrish American football player

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Leo Lewis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Leo Lewis American football player

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Abdulalim A. Shabazz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Abdulalim A. Shabazz Mathematician

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Nathan Francis Mossell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Oliver Lake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Civil Rights Advocate, Lobbyist

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Robert Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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J. Paul Reason is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Sheila Oliver is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Sheila Oliver Politician

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James L. Usry is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
James L. Usry Basketball player, Politician

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Monte Irvin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Monte Irvin Baseball player

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Julius Hemphill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Oliver Nelson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Oliver Nelson Film Score Composer, Composer

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Ebenezer Ako-Adjei is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni
Ebenezer Ako-Adjei Politician

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William Drew Robeson I is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Aaron Albert Mossell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni

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Francis James Grimké is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Lincoln University Alumni