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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, like Alan Turing and Roger Blandford.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Institute for Advanced Study?” and “Which celebrities are Institute for Advanced Study alumni?”
Alan Turing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Institute For Advanced Study Alumni
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Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, mathematical biologist, and marathon and ultra distance runner. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of "algorithm" and "computation" with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general purpose computer. Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. Turing worked for the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, Britain's codebreaking centre. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 42 (1912-1954)

Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, United Kingdom

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Roger Blandford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Institute For Advanced Study Alumni
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Roger David Blandford FRS FRAS is a British theoretical astrophysicist, best known for his work on black holes. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 69

Birthplace: Grantham, United Kingdom

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Friedrich Hirzebruch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Institute For Advanced Study Alumni
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Friedrich Ernst Peter Hirzebruch ForMemRS was a German mathematician, working in the fields of topology, complex manifolds and algebraic geometry, and a leading figure in his generation. He has been described as "the most important mathematician in Germany of the postwar period." ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 85 (1927-2012)

Birthplace: Hamm, Germany

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Paul Halmos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Institute For Advanced Study Alumni
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Paul Richard Halmos was a Hungarian-born American mathematician who made fundamental advances in the areas of mathematical logic, probability theory, statistics, operator theory, ergodic theory, and functional analysis. He was also recognized as a great mathematical expositor. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 90 (1916-2006)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

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