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

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This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge?” and “Which celebrities are Corpus Christi College, Cambridge alumni?”

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Christopher Isherwood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood was an English novelist.

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Thomas Cavendish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Pirate Sir Thomas Cavendish was an English explorer and a privateer known as "The Navigator" because he was the first who deliberately tried to emulate Sir Francis Drake and raid the Spanish ...more

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Christopher Marlowe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Poet, Writer, Spy Christopher Marlowe was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day. He greatly influenced William Shakespeare, ...more

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Rhodes Boyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Sir Rhodes Boyson was a British educator, author and politician and Conservative Member of Parliament for Brent North. He was knighted and made a member of the Privy Council in 1987.

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John Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Entrepreneur, Inventor John Crawshaw Taylor OBE is a British inventor, entrepreneur, horologist and philanthropist best known for his extensive research into electric kettles.

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Eric Sams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Eric Sams Musicologist Eric Sams was a British musicologist and Shakespeare scholar. Born in London, he was raised in Essex; his early brilliance in school earned him a scholarship to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge ...more

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Tarik O'Regan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Composer Tarik Hamilton O'Regan is a British composer. His compositions number over 100 and are partially represented on 31 recordings which have been recognised with two GRAMMY nominations. He is also ...more

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Philip Jeyaretnam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Professor, Writer, Lawyer Philip Antony Jeyaretnam is a Singaporean lawyer and novelist. He is a Senior Counsel and a former President of the Law Society of Singapore. He is the son of J.B. Jeyaretnam, who was a ...more

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Kevin McCloud is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Journalist, Screenwriter, Designer Kevin McCloud MBE is a British designer, writer and television presenter best known for his work on the Channel 4 series Grand Designs, which he has presented since 1999 and his residential ...more

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Neil Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Politician, Barrister Mostyn Neil Hamilton is a British politician and former barrister, teacher, and Conservative MP for the Tatton constituency from 1983 to 1997. In 1997, after becoming involved in a political ...more

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Robin Coombs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Physician Robert Royston Amos Coombs, was a British immunologist, co-discoverer of the Coombs test used for detecting antibodies in various clinical scenarios, such as Rh disease and blood transfusion.

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Stephen Hales is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Chemist, Inventor, Botanist Stephen Hales, FRS, DD was an English clergyman who made major contributions to a range of scientific fields including botany, pneumatic chemistry and physiology. He invented several devices, ...more

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Owen Paterson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Politician Owen William Paterson is a British Conservative Party politician who was the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs from 2012 until 2014 and has been the Member of Parliament ...more

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Horace Avory is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Horace Avory Judge Sir Horace Edmund Avory was an English criminal lawyer, jurist and Privy Counsellor.

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John Cowper Powys is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Novelist, Philosopher John Cowper Powys was a British novelist, lecturer, philosopher, literary critic, and poet. Although Powys published a collection of poems in 1896 and his first novel in 1915, he did not gain ...more

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Basil Liddell Hart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Basil Liddell Hart Writer Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart, commonly known throughout most of his career as Captain B. H. Liddell Hart, was an English soldier, military historian and military theorist. He is often credited ...more

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John Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Writer, Playwright John Fletcher was a Jacobean playwright. Following William Shakespeare as house playwright for the King's Men, he was among the most prolific and influential dramatists of his day; both during ...more

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E. P. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Historian, Writer Edward Palmer "E. P." Thompson was a British historian, writer, socialist and peace campaigner. He is probably best known today for his historical work on the British radical movements ...more

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Marty Natalegawa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Spokesperson, Politician, Diplomat Raden Mohammad Marty Muliana Natalegawa, more commonly known as Marty Natalegawa, and colloquially known as "Party Natalegawa," is an Indonesian diplomat and the Minister of Foreign ...more

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Matthew Parker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Matthew Parker Matthew Parker was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1559 until his death in 1575. He was also an influential theologian and arguably the co-founder of a distinctive tradition of Anglican ...more

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Colin St John Wilson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Architect Sir Colin Alexander St John Wilson, FRIBA, RA, was a British architect, lecturer and author. He spent over 30 years progressing the project to build a new British Library in London, originally ...more

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Hugh Bonneville is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Actor Hugh Richard Bonneville Williams, known professionally as Hugh Bonneville, is an English stage, film, television and radio actor, who is best known for playing Robert Crawley in the ITV period ...more

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Dudley Senanayake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Politician, Barrister Dudley Shelton Senanayake was a Ceylonese politician, who became the second Prime Minister of Ceylon and went on to become prime minister on three more times during the 1950s and 1960s.

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Sheldon Dick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Sheldon Dick Journalist, Photographer Sheldon Dick was an American publisher, literary agent, photographer, and filmmaker. He was a member of a wealthy and well-connected industrialist family, and was able to support himself while ...more

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William Stukeley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
William Stukeley William Stukeley FRS, FRCP, FSA was an Anglican clergyman and English antiquarian who pioneered the archaeological investigation of the prehistoric monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury. He was ...more

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Helen Oyeyemi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Helen Olajumoke Oyeyemi is a British novelist. Oyeyemi wrote her first novel, The Icarus Girl, while still at school studying for her A levels at Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School. While studying ...more

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Michael Havers, Baron Havers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Politician, Barrister Robert Michael Oldfield Havers, Baron Havers PC QC, was a British barrister and Conservative politician. From his knighthood in 1972 until becoming a peer in 1987 he was known as Sir Michael

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David Mervyn Blow is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Physicist, Scientist David Mervyn Blow FRS was an influential British biophysicist. He was best known for the development of X-ray crystallography, a technique used to determine the molecular structures of tens of ...more

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Edward Upward is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Edward Upward Novelist, Writer Edward Falaise Upward was a British novelist and short story writer who, at the time of his death, was believed to have been the UK's oldest living author.

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Francis Maude is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Spokesperson, Politician, Lawyer Francis Anthony Aylmer Maude is a British politician. A member of the Conservative Party, he served as the Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General, and as a Member of Parliament ...more

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Frederick Hervey, 4th Earl of ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Frederick Hervey, 4th Earl of Bristol Frederick Augustus Hervey, 4th Earl of Bristol PC DD FRS was an 18th-century Anglican prelate. Elected Bishop of Cloyne in 1767 and translated to the see of Derry in 1768, Hervey served as Lord ...more

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George Rowell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
George Rowell Douglas Geoffrey Rowell is a retired Anglican bishop, having served as the third Bishop in Europe until his retirement on 8 November 2013. Rowell is currently an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese ...more

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George Wishart is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
George Wishart was a Scottish religious reformer and Protestant martyr. He belonged to a younger branch of the Wisharts of Pitarrow near Fordoun, Kincardineshire. He may have graduated M.A., ...more

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Douglas Porch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Historian, Professor Douglas Porch is an American military historian and academic. He currently serves as a Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, and is the former Chair of the ...more

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Nicholas Bacon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Nicholas Bacon Sir Nicholas Bacon was an English politician during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England, notable as Lord Keeper of the Great Seal. He was the father of the philosopher and statesman Sir ...more

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John Robinson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
John Robinson John Robinson was the pastor of the "Pilgrim Fathers" before they left on the Mayflower. He became one of the early leaders of the English Separatists and is regarded as one of the ...more

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Llewelyn Powys is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Llewelyn Powys Writer Brother of author John Cowper Powys

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Mark Elder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Conductor, Music Director Sir Mark Philip Elder, CBE is a British conductor. He is the music director of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester, England.

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Henry Macintosh is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Henry Macintosh Henry Maitland Macintosh was a Scottish athlete, winner of gold medal in 4 x 100 m relay at the 1912 Summer Olympics. Macintosh was educated at Glenalmond College and Corpus Christi College, ...more

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Simon Heffer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Simon Heffer Journalist Simon James Heffer PhD is a British journalist, author and political commentator.

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Stewart Sutherland, Baron Suth... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Stewart Ross Sutherland, Baron Sutherland of Houndwood, KT, FRSE, FBA, FKC is a British academic and public servant and one of Britain's most distinguished philosophers of religion.

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Alan Wilson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Alan Wilson Scientist Professor Sir Alan Geoffrey Wilson FRS FBA FAcSS is a British mathematician and social scientist, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds. He is a professor at University College

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Terence Etherton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Terence Etherton Judge Sir Terence Michael Elkan Barnet Etherton is a British judge. He is currently Chancellor of the High Court, the head of the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales.

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Peter Luff is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Sir Peter James Luff is a British Conservative Party politician. He was the Member of Parliament for Mid Worcestershire from the 1997 general election to March 2015, and was MP for Worcester ...more

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Campbell Adamson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Campbell Adamson Sir Campbell Adamson was a British industrialist who was best known for his work as Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry from 1969 to 1976. He rose through the steel ...more

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Thomas Edwin Utley is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Thomas Edwin Utley Politician, Journalist Thomas Edwin 'Peter' Utley CBE was an English High Tory journalist. Utley, blind since his childhood, went to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he achieved a double first in History. ...more

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Charles Tertius Mander is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Charles Tertius Mander Sir Charles Tertius Mander, 1st Baronet JP, DL, was a Midland manufacturer, philanthropist and public servant, of Wolverhampton, England.

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Richard Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Richard Armstrong Conductor Sir Richard Armstrong, CBE is a British conductor. He was educated at Wyggeston Grammar School for Boys and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he was an organ scholar.

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Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cor... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, also known as the Great Earl of Cork, was Lord Treasurer of the Kingdom of Ireland. Boyle was an important figure in the continuing English colonisation of ...more

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Clovis Whitfield is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Alumni
Clovis Whitfield is an art historian and art dealer based in London, where he runs Whitfield Fine Art. He is a member of the Society of London Art Dealers.