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List of famous people who majored in classics, including photos when available. This list of famous classics majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in classics. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in classics you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

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This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were classics majors?" and "Which famous people studied classics?"
Tim O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Classics
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Tim O'Reilly is the founder of O'Reilly Media. He popularized the terms open source and Web 2.0. ...more

Age: 63

Birthplace: Cork, Republic of Ireland

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William Ewart Gladstone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Classics
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William Ewart Gladstone, was a British Liberal politician. In a career lasting over sixty years, he served as Prime Minister four separate times, more than any other person, and served as Chancellor of the Exchequer four times. Gladstone was also Britain's oldest Prime Minister; he resigned for the ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1809-1898)

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

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William Pitt the Younger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Classics
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William Pitt the Younger was a British politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He became the youngest Prime Minister in 1783 at the age of 24. He left office in 1801, but was Prime Minister again from 1804 until his death in 1806. He was also the Chancellor of the Exchequer throughout ...more

Age: Died at 47 (1759-1806)

Birthplace: London, England

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Lewis Carroll is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Classics
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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem Jabberwocky, and the ...more

Age: Died at 66 (1832-1898)

Birthplace: Cheshire, Borough of Halton, Eurasia, North West England, United Kingdom, + more

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