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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Nagoya University and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Ryōji Noyori, Makoto Kobayashi and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Nagoya University?” and “Which celebrities are Nagoya University alumni?”
Ryōji Noyori is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Nagoya University Alumni
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Ryōji Noyori is a Japanese chemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2001. Noyori shared half of the prize with William S. Knowles for the study of chirally catalyzed hydrogenations; the second half of the Prize went to K. Barry Sharpless for his study in chirally catalyzed oxidation ...more

Age: 78

Birthplace: Ashiya, Japan

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Toshihide Maskawa is a Japanese theoretical physicist known for his work on CP-violation who was awarded one quarter of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics "for the discovery of the origin of the broken symmetry which predicts the existence of at least three families of quarks in nature." ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: Nagoya, Japan

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Makoto Kobayashi is a Japanese physicist known for his work on CP-violation who was awarded one fourth of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics "for the discovery of the origin of the broken symmetry which predicts the existence of at least three families of quarks in nature." ...more

Age: 73

Birthplace: Nagoya, Japan

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Osamu Shimomura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Nagoya University Alumni
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Osamu Shimomura is a Japanese organic chemist and marine biologist, and Professor Emeritus at Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts and Boston University School of Medicine. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2008 for the discovery and development of green fluorescent ...more

Age: 88

Birthplace: Kyoto, Keihanshin, Japan

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