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Famous Girton College, Cambridge Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 3.5k views61 items

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1
    Arianna Huffington

    Arianna Huffington

    Editor, Commentator


    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington (born July 15, 1950) is a Greek-American author, syndicated... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Sandi Toksvig

    Sandi Toksvig

    Comedian, Presenter


    BirthplaceCopenhagen, Denmark

    Sandra Birgitte Toksvig, (, Danish pronunciation: [sænti ˈtˢɒksviːˀ]; born 3 May 1958) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Margrethe II of Denmark

    Margrethe II of Denmark

    Production Designer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceAmalienborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

    Margrethe II (born 16 April 1940) is the Queen of Denmark, as well as the supreme authority of... more on Wikipedia

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    #97 of 266 The Most Powerful Women Of All Time#18 of 21 The Greatest Modern Day Renaissance Women

  • 4
    Karen Spärck Jones

    Karen Spärck Jones

    Computer scientist

    AgeDec. at 72 (1935-2007)

    BirthplaceHuddersfield, United Kingdom

    Karen Spärck Jones FBA (26 August 1935 – 4 April 2007) was a British computer scientist who... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Rachel Lomax

    Rachel Lomax

    Economist, Banker


    Janis Rachel Lomax (born 15 July 1945) is a British economist, banker, and former government... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Mary Arden

    Mary Arden

    Judge, Barrister


    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    Mary Howarth Arden, Lady Arden of Heswall, (born 23 January 1947), is an English judge. She... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Gwyneth Lewis

    Gwyneth Lewis

    Poet, Journalist


    BirthplaceWales, South Glamorgan, Eurasia, Cardiff, South Wales

    Gwyneth Lewis (born 1959) is a Welsh poet, who was the inaugural National Poet of Wales in... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Diana Ross

    Diana Ross

    Illustrator, Writer

    AgeDec. at 90 (1910-2000)


    Diana Patience Beverly Ross (8 July 1910 – 4 May 2000), relative of Robert Ross, was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond


    BirthplaceYorkshire, United Kingdom

    Brenda Marjorie Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, , known as Lady Hale (born 31 January 1945)... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    AgeDec. at 64 (1937-2001)

    BirthplaceCoventry, United Kingdom

    Delia Ann Derbyshire (5 May 1937 – 3 July 2001) was an English musician and composer of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Hertha Marks Ayrton

    Hertha Marks Ayrton

    Mathematician, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 69 (1854-1923)

    BirthplacePortsea, United Kingdom

    Phoebe Sarah Hertha Ayrton (28 April 1854 – 26 August 1923) was a British engineer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 12


    BirthplaceFleet, England

    Raquel Josephine Dominic Cassidy (born 22 January 1968) is an English actress. She is best... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Sarojini Naidu

    Sarojini Naidu

    Poet, Politician

    AgeDec. at 70 (1879-1949)

    BirthplaceSouth India, Hyderabad, Eurasia, India, Andhra Pradesh

    Sarojini Naidu was an Indian independence activist and poet who earned the sobriquet of... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Elizabeth Gloster

    Judge, Barrister


    Dame Elizabeth Gloster, DBE, PC (born 5 June 1949) is a former judge of the Court of Appeal of... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Margaret Mountford

    Margaret Mountford

    Businessperson, TV Personality


    BirthplaceCounty Down, Northern Ireland

    Margaret Rose Mountford (born 24 November 1951) is a Northern Irish lawyer, businesswoman and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    AgeDec. at 91 (1897-1988)

    BirthplaceEast of England, Eurasia, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, Cambridge

    Barbara Wootton, Baroness Wootton of Abinger CH (14 April 1897 – 11 July 1988) was a British... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    Phil Hammond

    Comedian, Television producer



    Philip James Hammond (born 1 January 1962) is a physician, broadcaster, comedian and... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Julie Kirkbride
    Julie Kirkbride (born 5 June 1960) is a British Conservative politician. She was the Member of... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Kathleen Raine

    Kathleen Raine


    AgeDec. at 95 (1908-2003)

    BirthplaceIlford, London, United Kingdom

    Kathleen Jessie Raine CBE (14 June 1908 – 6 July 2003) was a British poet, critic and scholar,... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Elizabeth Symons, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

    Elizabeth Symons, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean



    Elizabeth Conway Symons, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, PC (born 14 April 1951), is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Mary Berry

    Mary Berry


    AgeDec. at 91 (1917-2008)

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Mary Berry, CBE (also known as Sister Thomas More, C.R.S.A., 29 June 1917 – 1 May 2008) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    Irene Spry

    Historian, Economist

    AgeDec. at 91 (1907-1998)

    Irene Mary Spry, OC (née Biss: Standerton, Transvaal Colony, August 28, 1907 – Ottawa,... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Anna Maxted

    Anna Maxted

    Journalist, Novelist


    Anna Maxted is an author based in North London, England. Born in 1969, she is married to... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Annie Scott Dill Maunder

    Annie Scott Dill Maunder

    Mathematician, Astronomer

    AgeDec. at 79 (1868-1947)

    BirthplaceStrabane, United Kingdom

    Annie Scott Dill Maunder (née Russell) (14 April 1868 – 15 September 1947) was an Irish... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Philippa Pearce

    AgeDec. at 86 (1920-2006)

    BirthplaceGreat Shelford, United Kingdom

    Ann Philippa Pearce OBE (22 January 1920 – 21 December 2006) was an English author of... more on Wikipedia