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

List of famous alumni from Nanjing University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Nanjing University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Nanjing University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Nanjing 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 Nanjing University.

Alumni include Vikram Seth, Li Lu and many additional graduates as well.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Nanjing University?” and “Which celebrities are Nanjing University alumni?”
Vikram Seth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Nanjing University Alumni
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Vikram Seth is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. He has received several awards including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, WH Smith Literary Award and Crossword Book Award. Seth's collections of poetry such as "Mappings" and ...more

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Profession: Poet, Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 64

Birthplace: Kolkata, India

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Yuan-Cheng "Bert" Fung is an American bio-engineer. He is regarded as a founding figure of bioengineering, tissue engineering, and the "Founder of Modern Biomechanics". ...more

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Profession: Engineer

Age: 97

Birthplace: Changzhou, China

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Chung-Yao Chao was a Chinese physicist. Chung-Yao Chao studied the scattering of gamma rays in lead by pair production in 1930, without knowing that positrons were involved in the anomalously high scattering cross-section. When the positron was discovered by Carl David Anderson in 1932, confirming ...more

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Profession: Physicist

Age: Died at 96 (1902-1998)

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Chien-Shiung Wu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Nanjing University Alumni
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Chien-Shiung Wu was a Chinese American experimental physicist who made significant contributions in the research of radioactivity. Wu worked on the Manhattan Project, where she helped develop the process for separating uranium metal into the uranium-235 and uranium-238 isotopes by gaseous diffusion. ...more

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Profession: Physicist, Scientist

Age: Died at 85 (1912-1997)

Birthplace: Taicang, China

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