St John's College, Cambridge Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to St John's College, Cambridge and be of some renown.

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

Items on this list include Derek Jacobi and Douglas Adams.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St John's College, Cambridge?” and “Which celebrities are St John's College, Cambridge alumni?”

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Cecil Beaton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Cecil Beaton Scenic Designer, Painter, Interior designer

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John Dee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
John Dee Librarian, Mathematician, Astrologer

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Jamie Bamber is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Jamie Bamber Actor

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Nevill Francis Mott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Samuel Butler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Samuel Butler Novelist, Writer

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James Alexander Green is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
James Alexander Green Mathematician

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Jonathan Harvey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Jonathan Harvey Composer

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Douglas Adams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Douglas Adams Humorist, Novelist, Screenwriter

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William Wilberforce is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
William Wilberforce Politician

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Derek Jacobi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Derek Jacobi Theatre Director, Actor, Voice acting

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William Morgan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Gabriel Goodman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Natasha Walter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Natasha Walter Author, Writer

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Roger Penrose is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Roger Penrose Mathematician, Physicist, Professor

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Robert Herrick is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Robert Herrick Poet, Clergy, Cleric

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Paul Dirac is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Paul Dirac Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist

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Alfred Mond, 1st Baron Melchet... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Alfred Mond, 1st Baron Melchett Business magnate, Politician, Financier

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John Couch Adams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
John Couch Adams Mathematician, Astronomer

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John Ambrose Fleming is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
John Ambrose Fleming Physicist, Electrical engineer, Engineer

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Maurice Vincent Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Maurice Vincent Wilkes Physicist, Professor, Computer scientist

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Manmohan Singh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Manmohan Singh Statesman, Politician, Bureaucrat

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John Tuzo Wilson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
John Tuzo Wilson Physicist, Geologist

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Norman Heatley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Norman Heatley Biochemist, Biologist

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscoun... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Walter Frank Raphael Weldon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Thomas Jones Mathematician, Astronomer

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Alfred Domett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Alfred Domett Politician, Barrister, Writer

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George Julius Poulett Scrope is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Richard A. Proctor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Richard A. Proctor Astronomer

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Allan McLeod Cormack is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Fred Hoyle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Fred Hoyle Physicist, Novelist, Writer

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Nigel Dodds is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Nigel Dodds Politician, Barrister

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Jonathan Miller is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Jonathan Miller Editor, Television director, Television producer

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Edward Victor Appleton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Mervyn King is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Mervyn King Professor, Economist, Banker

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Maurice Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Maurice Wilkins Physicist, Scientist

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Wee Chong Jin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Wee Chong Jin Judge, Lawyer

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John Stevens Henslow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
John Stevens Henslow Geologist, Botanist

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Isaac Todhunter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Isaac Todhunter Mathematician

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Sarah Teather is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Sarah Teather Politician

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John Herschel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
John Herschel Mathematician, Chemist, Inventor

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Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Tho... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Vivian Fuchs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
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Hugh Dennis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Hugh Dennis Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

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George Villiers, 4th Earl of C... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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James Joseph Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
James Joseph Sylvester Mathematician, Scientist

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Robert Stewart, Viscount Castl... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Arthur Middleton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni

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Pete Atkin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous St John's College, Cambridge Alumni
Pete Atkin Radio producer, Singer-songwriter, Voice acting