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

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

These graduates, like Arianna Huffington and Sarojini Naidu include images when available.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Girton College, Cambridge?” and “Which celebrities are Girton College, Cambridge alumni?”
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Arianna Huffington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Editor, Commentator, Politician
Arianna Huffington is a Greek-American author and syndicated columnist. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. She was a popular conservative commentator in the ...more
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Sandi Toksvig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Comedian, Presenter
Sandra Birgitte "Sandi" Toksvig OBE is a Danish-British writer, presenter, comedian, actress and producer on British radio and television. She currently presents The News Quiz on BBC ...more
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Margrethe II of Denmark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Production Designer, Screenwriter, Actor
Margrethe II is a film production designer.
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Karen Spärck Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Computer scientist
Karen Spärck Jones FBA was a British computer scientist.
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Rachel Lomax is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Economist, Banker
Janis Rachel Lomax in Swansea, Wales, is a British economist and former government official who served as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, sitting on the Monetary Policy Committee from 1 ...more
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Mary Arden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Judge, Barrister, Lawyer
Dame Mary Howarth Mance, Lady Mance, DBE, QC, née Arden, styled The Rt Hon. Lady Justice Arden or Dame Mary Arden, is a British judge and lawyer. She currently serves as a judge on the ...more
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Gwyneth Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Poet, Journalist
Gwyneth Lewis is a Welsh poet and was the inaugural National Poet of Wales.
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Diana Ross is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Illustrator, Writer
Diana Patience Beverly Ross, relative of Robert Ross, was an English children's author and occasional and longtime resident of Shaw, near Melksham, in Wiltshire. A graduate of the Central School ...more
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Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Judge, Barrister, Lawyer
Brenda Marjorie Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, DBE, QC, PC, FBA is a British legal academic, barrister, judge, and Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. In 2004, she ...more
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Delia Derbyshire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Composer
Delia Ann Derbyshire was an English musician and composer of electronic music and musique concrète. She is best known for her electronic realisation of Ron Grainer's theme music to the ...more
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Hertha Marks Ayrton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Mathematician, Scientist, Electrical engineer
Phoebe Sarah Hertha Ayrton was an English engineer, mathematician, physicist, and inventor. She was awarded the Hughes Medal by the Royal Society for her work on electric arcs and ripples in ...more
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Raquel Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Actor
Raquel Josephine Dominic Cassidy is an English actress.
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Sarojini Naidu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Poet, Politician, Writer
Sarojini Naidu, also known by the sobriquet as The Nightingale of India, was an Indian independence activist and poet. Naidu served as the first governor of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh ...more
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Elizabeth Gloster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Judge, Barrister
Dame Elizabeth Gloster, DBE PC, is a judge of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales. While a judge of the High Court of Justice, she served as the first female judge of the Commercial Court.
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Margaret Mountford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Businessperson, TV Personality, Lawyer
Margaret Rose Mountford is a British lawyer, businesswoman and television personality best known for her role in The Apprentice.
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Barbara Wootton, Baroness Woot... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Criminologist
Barbara Wootton, Baroness Wootton of Abinger CH was a British sociologist and criminologist. She was one of the first four life peers appointed under the Life Peerages Act 1958. She was ...more
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Phil Hammond is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
Dr Philip Hammond is a doctor, comedian and commentator on health issues in the United Kingdom. He lived in Australia until the age of seven when his Australian father died and his English ...more
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Julie Kirkbride is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Julie Kirkbride is a British former politician. She was the Conservative Party Member of Parliament for the Conservative stronghold of Bromsgrove from 1997 until 2010
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Kathleen Raine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Kathleen Raine Writer
Kathleen Jessie Raine CBE was a British poet, critic, and scholar writing in particular on William Blake, W. B. Yeats and Thomas Taylor. Known for her interest in various forms of spirituality, ...more
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Elizabeth Symons, Baroness Sym... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Elizabeth Symons, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean Politician
Elizabeth Conway Symons, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, PC is a British life peeress and former General Secretary of the FDA Trade Union and a Minister of State. She was created a Labour life ...more
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Mary Berry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Conductor
Mary Berry, CBE was an Augustinian canoness and noted choral conductor and musicologist. She was an authority on the performance of Gregorian chant. Berry studied at Girton College, Cambridge ...more
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Irene Spry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Historian, Economist
Irene Mary Spry, OC was an economic historian and social democrat awarded two honorary doctorates and named to the Order of Canada for her contributions to Canadian intellectual and public
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Anna Maxted is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Journalist, Novelist
Anna Maxted is a bestselling author based in North London, England. Born in 1969, she is married to fellow author and journalist Philip Robinson and they have three young sons. She writes female ...more
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Annie Scott Dill Maunder is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Mathematician, Astronomer
Annie Scott Dill Maunder, née Russell was an Irish astronomer and mathematician.
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Philippa Pearce is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni
Writer
Ann Philippa Pearce OBE was an English author of children's books. Her most famous work is the time slip fantasy novel Tom's Midnight Garden, which won the 1958 Carnegie Medal from the Library ...more