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

Items here include everything from Henry David Thoreau to Drew Gilpin Faust.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Concord Academy?” and “Which celebrities are Concord Academy alumni?”
Henry David Thoreau is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Concord Academy Alumni
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Henry David Thoreau was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, sage writer and philosopher. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state.Thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over 20 volumes. Among his lasting contributions were his writings on natural history and philosophy, where he anticipated the methods and findings of ecology and environmental history, two sources of modern day environmentalism.He was a lifelong abolitionist, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 45 (1817-1862)

Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Caroline Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Concord Academy Alumni
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Caroline Bouvier Kennedy is an American author, attorney, and the current United States Ambassador to Japan. She is a prominent member of the Kennedy family and the only surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. She is a niece of Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy and older sister to John F. Kennedy, Jr. Caroline Kennedy was just short of her sixth birthday when her father was assassinated on November 22, 1963. The following year, Caroline, her mother, and brother settled on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where she attended school. Kennedy graduated from Radcliffe College and worked at Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

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Drew Gilpin Faust is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Concord Academy Alumni
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Drew Gilpin Faust, an American historian and professor, is the first female president of Harvard University. A veteran Ivy League professor and administrator, Faust is known especially for her work on the history of the American South. She has won the Society of American Historians Francis Parkman Prize in 1997 for her book, Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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S. Bear Bergman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Concord Academy Alumni
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S. Bear Bergman is a trans man, author, poet, playwright, and theater artist whose gender identity is a main focus of his artwork. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

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