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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Emmanuel College, Cambridge and be of some renown.

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

List contains graduates like Richard Attenborough and Graham Chapman.

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

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Graham Chapman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Graham Chapman Comedian, Screenwriter, Physician Graham Arthur Chapman was an English comedian, writer, actor, and one of the six members of the surreal comedy group Monty Python.

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Griff Rhys Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Griff Rhys Jones Comedian, Musician, Screenwriter Griff Rhys Jones is a Welsh comedian, writer, actor and television presenter. He starred in a number of television series with his comedy partner Mel Smith. Rhys Jones came to national attention ...more

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John Harvard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
John Harvard Pastor John Harvard was an English minister in America, "a godly gentleman and a lover of learning", whose deathbed bequest to the "schoale or Colledge" recently undertaken by the ...more

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Hugh Walpole is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Hugh Walpole Writer Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE was an English novelist. He was the son of an Anglican clergyman, intended for a career in the church but drawn instead to writing. Among those who encouraged him ...more

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Joseph George Cumming is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Joseph George Cumming Clergy, Geologist, Cleric Joseph George Cumming, MA Cantab., was an English geologist and archaeologist. His major works concerned the geology and history of the Isle of Man.

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Graeme Garden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Graeme Garden Comedian, Screenwriter, Author David Graeme Garden OBE is a British comedian, author, actor, artist and television presenter, best known as a member of The Goodies.

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Birbal Sahni is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Birbal Sahni Scientist, Geologist, Botanist Birbal Sahni FRS was an Indian paleobotanist who studied the fossils of the Indian subcontinent, was also a geologist who took an interest in archaeology. He founded the Birbal Sahni Institute ...more

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Fred Hoyle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Fred Hoyle Physicist, Novelist, Writer Sir Fred Hoyle FRS was a famous English astronomer noted primarily for the theory of stellar nucleosynthesis and his often controversial stances on other scientific matters—in particular his ...more

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Jeremiah Horrocks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Jeremiah Horrocks Astronomer Jeremiah Horrocks, sometimes given as Jeremiah Horrox, was an English astronomer. He was the first person to demonstrate that the Moon moved around the Earth in an elliptical orbit; and he was ...more

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Gerald Davies is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Gerald Davies Journalist, Rugby Player Thomas Gerald Reames Davies CBE DL is a Welsh former rugby union wing who played international rugby for Wales between 1966 and 1978. He is one of a small group of Welsh players to have won ...more

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Norman Birkett, 1st Baron Birk... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Norman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett Barrister William Norman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett, PC, QC was a British barrister, judge, politician and preacher who served as the alternate British judge during the Nuremberg Trials. Birkett received ...more

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Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Me... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville KT, PC, FRS was a British statesman, the son of Henry Dundas, the 1st Viscount. Dundas was the Member of Parliament for Hastings in 1794, Rye in 1796 and ...more

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Thomas Young is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Thomas Young Physicist, Physician Thomas Young was an English polymath. Young made notable scientific contributions to the fields of vision, light, solid mechanics, energy, physiology, language, musical harmony, and Egyptology. ...more

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Eric A. Havelock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Eric A. Havelock Eric Alfred Havelock was a British classicist who spent most of his life in Canada and the United States. He was a professor at the University of Toronto and was active in the Canadian socialist ...more

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Freddie Highmore is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Freddie Highmore Actor, Voice acting Alfred Thomas "Freddie" Highmore is an English actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Finding Neverland, Five Children and It, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Arthur and ...more

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Greg Craig is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Greg Craig Lawyer Gregory Bestor "Greg" Craig is an American lawyer and former White House Counsel under President Barack Obama. He has represented numerous high-profile clients, including John W. ...more

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John Desmond Bernal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
John Desmond Bernal Physicist John Desmond Bernal FRS was one of the United Kingdom's best-known and most controversial scientists. Known as "Sage" to friends, Bernal is considered a pioneer in X-ray ...more

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Richard Attenborough is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Richard Attenborough Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Actor Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE was an English actor, film director, film producer, entrepreneur and politician. He was the President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art ...more

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Stephen Sackur is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Stephen Sackur Journalist, Presenter Stephen John Sackur is an English journalist who presents HARDtalk, a current affairs interview programme on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel. He is also the main Friday presenter of GMT ...more

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George Porter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
George Porter Chemist George Hornidge Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham, OM, FRS was a British chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1967.

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Charles Fleetwood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Charles Fleetwood Politician, Soldier Charles Fleetwood was an English Parliamentarian soldier and politician, Lord Deputy of Ireland from 1652–55, where he enforced the Cromwellian Settlement. At the Restoration he was included in ...more

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G. Evelyn Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
G. Evelyn Hutchinson George Evelyn Hutchinson ForMemRS, was an American ecologist sometimes described as the "father of modern ecology." As a Sterling Professor at Yale University, he contributed for more ...more

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Ronald George Wreyford Norrish is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Ronald George Wreyford Norrish Chemist Ronald George Wreyford Norrish FRS was a British chemist. He was born in Cambridge, England, and attended The Perse School and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He was a former student of Eric ...more

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William Rolleston is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
William Rolleston Farmer William Rolleston was a New Zealand politician, public administrator, educationalist and Canterbury provincial superintendent.

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Archie Norman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Archie Norman Businessperson Archibald John Norman is a British businessman and politician. He is at present the only person to have been a FTSE 100 chairman and a Member of the House of Commons at the same time. On 18 ...more

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Richard Holmes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Richard Holmes Military Historian, Soldier, Professor Brigadier Edward Richard Holmes, CBE, TD, JP, known as Richard Holmes, was a British soldier and noted military historian, particularly well-known through his many television appearances. He was ...more

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Steve Furber is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Steve Furber Computer scientist, Engineer Stephen Byram "Steve" Furber CBE, FRS, FREng is the ICL Professor of Computer Engineering at the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester and is probably best known ...more

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Robert Walter Campbell Shelfor... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Robert Walter Campbell Shelford Curator Robert Walter Campbell Shelford, was a British entomologist and museum administrator and naturalist, with a special interest in entomology and insect mimicry; he specialised in cockroaches and ...more

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Rory McGrath is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Rory McGrath Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor Patrick Rory McGrath, known as Rory McGrath, is a British comedian and writer. He is best known for roles in Who Dares Wins, Chelmsford 123, Three Men in a Boat and its successors. He was also a ...more

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Dan Stevens is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Dan Stevens Actor Daniel Jonathan "Dan" Stevens is an English actor. He is best known internationally for his role as Matthew Crawley in the British period drama television series Downton Abbey.

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Stephen Timms is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Stephen Timms Politician Stephen Creswell Timms is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for East Ham since 1994. Timms served in the Government several times, as the Financial ...more

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John Wallis is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
John Wallis Mathematician John Wallis was an English mathematician who is given partial credit for the development of infinitesimal calculus. Between 1643 and 1689 he served as chief cryptographer for Parliament and, ...more

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Choudhry Rahmat Ali is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Choudhry Rahmat Ali Politician Chaudhry Rehmat Ali was a Pakistani Muslim nationalist who was one of the earliest proponents of the creation of the state of Pakistan. He is credited with creating the name "Pakistan" ...more

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Sebastian Faulks is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Sebastian Faulks Journalist, Novelist, Author Sebastian Charles Faulks CBE is a British novelist, journalist, and broadcaster. He is best known for his historical novels set in France – The Girl at the Lion d'Or, Birdsong, and Charlotte ...more

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Justine Waddell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Justine Waddell Actor Justine Waddell is a South African-born British film actress, best known for her roles in the 2006 film The Fall and 2005 film Chaos as well as Tess in the 1998 LWT adaptation of Tess of the ...more

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Phineas Pett is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Phineas Pett Shipwright Phineas Pett was a shipwright and a member of the Pett dynasty. Phineas left a memoir of his activities which is preserved in the British Library and was published in 1918.

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C. Northcote Parkinson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
C. Northcote Parkinson Novelist, Naval historian Cyril Northcote Parkinson was a British naval historian and author of some 60 books, the most famous of which was his best-seller Parkinson's Law, which led him to be also considered as an ...more

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Edmund Hambly is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Edmund Hambly Civil engineer, Structural engineer, Engineer Dr Edmund Cadbury Hambly was a British structural engineer. Edmund Hambly was born in Seer Green, near Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire in 1942. He went to Eton College prior to studying the ...more

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William Gell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
William Gell Sir William Gell FRS was an English classical archaeologist and illustrator.

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Martin Riant is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Martin Riant Martin Riant has worked for Procter and Gamble since 1980 and in 2007 became Group President, Global Baby Care.

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Sir John Borlase Warren, 1st B... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Sir John Borlase Warren, 1st Baronet Sir John Borlase Warren, 1st Baronet, was an English admiral, politician and diplomat. Born in Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, he was the son and heir of John Borlase Warren of Stapleford and ...more

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Benjamin Whichcote is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Benjamin Whichcote Philosopher Benjamin Whichcote was a British Establishment and Puritan divine, Provost of King's College, Cambridge, and leader of the Cambridge Platonists.

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Frank Perkins is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Frank Perkins Businessperson, Engineer Frank Perkins was a British engineer, businessman, creator of the Perkins Diesel Engine, and founder of Perkins Engines Company Limited.

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C. H. Gimingham is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
C. H. Gimingham Botanist Charles Henry Gimingham OBE FRSE FIBiol, born 28 April 1923, is a British applied botanist, Patron of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, past President of the British ...more

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Mark Todd is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Mark Todd Politician Mark Wainwright Todd is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for South Derbyshire from 1997 to 2010. Mark Todd became Chairman of Derbyshire Healthcare NHS ...more

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William Sutcliffe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
William Sutcliffe Novelist William Sutcliffe is a British novelist. An alumnus of Haberdashers' Aske's School, Sutcliffe started his career with a novel about school life entitled New Boy, which was followed by his ...more

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Benjamin Yeoh is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Benjamin Yeoh Playwright Benjamin Yeoh aka Ben Yeoh is one of the first British Chinese playwrights to have his plays performed and recognised in the UK. Born near London, England his father came from Ipoh, Malaysia and ...more

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Melvill Jones is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Melvill Jones Aerospace Engineer, Engineer Sir Bennett Melvill Jones, CBE AFC FRS was Francis Mond Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Cambridge from 1919 to 1952. He demonstrated the importance of streamlining in ...more

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Tim Yeo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Tim Yeo Politician Timothy Stephen Kenneth Yeo is a British politician. A member of the Conservative Party, he was the Member of Parliament for the constituency of South Suffolk. He was deselected for the 2015 UK ...more

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Carl Aarvold is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Emmanuel College, Cambridge Alumni
Carl Aarvold Judge, Barrister Sir Carl Douglas Aarvold, OBE, TD, was an English barrister who became Recorder of London. Among other cases, he presided at the 1965 trial of the Kray twins. In his earlier days, he was also an ...more