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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, like Dian Fossey and Elizabeth Blackburn.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Darwin College, Cambridge?” and “Which celebrities are Darwin College, Cambridge alumni?”
Dian Fossey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Darwin College, Cambridge Alumni
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Dian Fossey was an American zoologist, primatologist, and anthropologist who undertook an extensive study of gorilla groups over a period of 18 years. She studied them daily in the mountain forests of Rwanda, initially encouraged to work there by anthropologist Louis Leakey. Her 1983 book, Gorillas in the Mist, combines her scientific study of the mountain gorilla at Karisoke Research Center with her own personal story. It was adapted into a 1988 film. Fossey was murdered in 1985; the case remains open. Called one of the foremost primatologists in the world while she was alive, Fossey, along with Jane Goodall and Birutė Galdikas, were the so-called Trimates, a group of three prominent ...more

Age: Died at 53 (1932-1985)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

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Elizabeth Blackburn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Darwin College, Cambridge Alumni
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Professor Elizabeth Helen Blackburn, AC, FRS, FAA, FRSN is an Australian-American biological researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, who studies the telomere, a structure at the end of chromosomes that protects the chromosome. Blackburn co-discovered telomerase, the enzyme that replenishes the telomere. For this work, she was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, sharing it with Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak, becoming the only Tasmanian-born Nobel laureate. She also worked in medical ethics, and was controversially dismissed from the Bush Administration's President's Council on Bioethics. ...more

Age: 69

Birthplace: Hobart, Australia

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Jane Goodall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Darwin College, Cambridge Alumni
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Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE is an English primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 55-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania. She is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots & Shoots program, and she has worked extensively on conservation and animal welfare issues. She has served on the board of the Nonhuman Rights Project since its founding in 1996. ...more

Age: 84

Birthplace: London, England

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Paul Clement is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Darwin College, Cambridge Alumni
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Paul Drew Clement is a former United States Solicitor General and current Georgetown University law professor. He is also an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law. He was nominated by President George W. Bush on March 14, 2005 for the post of Solicitor-General, confirmed by the United States Senate on June 8, 2005, and took the oath of office on June 13. Clement replaced Theodore Olson. Clement resigned on May 14, 2008, effective June 2, 2008, and joined the Georgetown University Law Center as a visiting professor and senior fellow at the Supreme Court Institute. ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Cedarburg, Wisconsin, United States of America

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