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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Boston Latin School and be of some renown.

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

Items include everything from Benjamin Franklin to Leonard Bernstein.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Boston Latin School?” and “Which celebrities are Boston Latin School alumni?”

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Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Benjamin Franklin Statesman, Librarian, Politician

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Ralph Waldo Emerson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Ralph Waldo Emerson Poet, Author, Essayist

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Leonard Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Leonard Bernstein Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist

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Samuel Pierpont Langley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Samuel Pierpont Langley Physicist, Inventor, Aerospace Engineer

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John Hancock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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Sumner Redstone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Sumner Redstone Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Actor

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Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. Businessperson, Politician, Diplomat

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Barry Newman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Barry Newman Actor

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Charles Bulfinch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Charles Bulfinch Architect

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George Santayana is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
George Santayana Poet, Novelist, Writer

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Guy Steele is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Guy Steele Computer scientist

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Franklin Elmer Ellsworth Hamil... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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Cotton Mather is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Cotton Mather Writer

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John F. Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
John F. Fitzgerald Politician

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John King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
John King Journalist, Actor

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Christine Elise is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Christine Elise Screenwriter, Actor, Photographer

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Samuel Adams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Samuel Adams Politician

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William M. Evarts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
William M. Evarts Statesman, Politician, Lawyer

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Andrew Viterbi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Andrew Viterbi Businessperson, Computer scientist, Engineer

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Wade H. McCree is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Wade H. McCree Judge, Lawyer

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Edward Charles Pickering is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Edward Charles Pickering Physicist, Astronomer

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Cid Corman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Cid Corman Poet, Translator

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Richard Saltonstall Greenough is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Richard Saltonstall Greenough Artist

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Samuel Gridley Howe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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Charles Sumner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Charles Sumner Politician

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Wendell Phillips is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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Robert F. McDermott is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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Samuel Francis Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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Charles Hale Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Charles Hale Hoyt Politician, Playwright

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Clifton Sprague is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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John Lothrop Motley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
John Lothrop Motley Diplomat, Historian

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Richard A. Clarke is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Richard A. Clarke Author, Consultant

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Henry A. Miley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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James Bowdoin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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John Chipman Gray is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
John Chipman Gray

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Burton Malkiel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Burton Malkiel Professor, Author, Economist

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Robert Treat Paine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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Mike Gorman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Mike Gorman Jazz Pianist

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Thomas Bulfinch is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Thomas Bulfinch Writer

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Grant Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni

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Anton Myrer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Anton Myrer Novelist

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Isadore Twersky is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Isadore Twersky Philosopher

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Marshall Cogan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Marshall Cogan Investment Banker

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James A. Gallivan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
James A. Gallivan

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John Wright is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
John Wright

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Edward F. McLaughlin, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Edward F. McLaughlin, Jr.

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Paul Zoll is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Paul Zoll

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Robert DeLeo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
Robert DeLeo Lawyer

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William J. A. Bailey is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
William J. A. Bailey

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James Lovell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Boston Latin School Alumni
James Lovell