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

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

A factual list, featuring graduates like René Coty and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Caen University?” and “Which celebrities are Caen University alumni?”
Isambard Kingdom Brunel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Caen University Alumni
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Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS, was an English mechanical and civil engineer who built dockyards, the Great Western Railway, a series of steamships including the first propeller-driven transatlantic steamship and numerous important bridges and tunnels. His designs revolutionised public transport and ...more

Age: Died at 53 (1806-1859)

Birthplace: Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Pierre-Simon Laplace is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Caen University Alumni
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Pierre-Simon, marquis de Laplace was an influential French scholar whose work was important to the development of mathematics, statistics, physics, and astronomy. He summarized and extended the work of his predecessors in his five-volume Mécanique Céleste. This work translated the geometric study of ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1749-1827)

Birthplace: Beaumont-en-Auge, France

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Pierre Varignon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Caen University Alumni
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Pierre Varignon

Pierre Varignon was a French mathematician. He was educated at the Jesuit College and the University in Caen, where he received his M.A. in 1682. He took Holy Orders the following year. Varignon gained his first exposure to mathematics by reading Euclid and then Descartes' La Géométrie. He became ...more

Age: Died at 68 (1654-1722)

Birthplace: Caen, France

René Coty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Caen University Alumni
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René Jules Gustave Coty was President of France from 1954 to 1959. He was the second and last president of the Fourth French Republic. ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1882-1962)

Birthplace: Le Havre, France

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