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

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

Alumni include Terence Rattigan, Ross McWhirter and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Trinity College, Oxford?” and “Which celebrities are Trinity College, Oxford alumni?”

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Ross McWhirter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Journalist, Writer, Presenter Alan Ross McWhirter, known as Ross McWhirter, was, with his twin brother, Norris, the co-founder of Guinness World Records and a contributor to The Record Breakers. He was murdered by the ...more

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Terence Rattigan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Screenwriter, Playwright Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan, CBE was a British dramatist. He was one of England's most popular mid twentieth century dramatists. His plays are typically set in an upper-middle-class background. ...more

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Peter Wildeblood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Writer Peter Wildeblood was an Anglo-Canadian journalist, novelist, playwright and gay rights campaigner. He was one of the first men in the UK to publicly declare his homosexuality.

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Henry Moseley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Physicist, Engineer Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley was an English physicist. Moseley's outstanding contribution to the science of physics was the justification from physical laws of the previous empirical and chemical ...more

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Muhammad Ali Jinnah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Gujarati: મુહમ્મદ અલી જિન્ના}}, Urdu: محمد علی جناح‎ was a lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan. Jinnah served as leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 ...more

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Bolaji Akinyemi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Politician, Professor, Political scientist Akinwande Bolaji Akinyemi is a Nigerian professor of political science who was his country's External Affairs Minister from 1985 to late 1987. He is chairman of the National Think Tank.

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Kenneth Clark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Art Historian, Screenwriter, Author Kenneth McKenzie Clark, Baron Clark OM CH KCB FBA was a British author, museum director, broadcaster, and one of the best-known art historians and aestheticians of his generation, writing a ...more

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Lionel Chetwynd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Lionel Chetwynd is an English-born Canadian–American screenwriter, motion picture and television film director and producer.

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Geoffrey Keighley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Barrister, Farmer William Geoffrey Keighley OAM was an English barrister, businessman, first-class cricketer, farmer, grazier and legislator. Keighley was born in Nice, France. His family had business interests ...more

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Christopher Chavasse is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Chaplain Christopher Maude Chavasse, OBE, MC, TD was a British athlete, soldier and religious leader. He competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, served in the First World War and was later the ...more

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George Duckett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Lawyer George Duckett was a British Member of Parliament, attorney, and literary combatant of Alexander Pope.

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Norris McWhirter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Journalist, Writer, Presenter Norris Dewar McWhirter, CBE was a British writer, political activist, co-founder of the Freedom Association, and a television presenter. He and his twin brother, Ross, were known internationally ...more

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Henry Ireton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Politician, Soldier Henry Ireton was an English general in the Parliamentary army during the English Civil War. He was the son-in-law of Oliver Cromwell.

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Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Mathematician, Politician, Economist Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet was a Scottish politician, writer on finance and agriculture and the first person to use the word statistics in the English language, in his vast, pioneering work, ...more

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George Bowen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Sir George Ferguson Bowen, GCMG was a British author and colonial administrator whose appointments included postings to the Ionian Islands, Queensland, New Zealand, Victoria, Mauritius and Hong

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John Boreham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Statistician Sir John Boreham, KCB was a government statistician and the director of what was the Central Statistical Office of the United Kingdom from 1978 to 1985. He was knighted in 1980.

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Philippe of Belgium is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Philippe or Filip is the King of the Belgians, having ascended the throne on 21 July 2013. He is the eldest child of King Albert II, whom he succeeded upon Albert's abdication for health ...more

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Frederick North, Lord North is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford, KG, PC, more often known by his courtesy title, Lord North, which he used from 1752 until 1790, was Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1770 to 1782. He ...more

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Basil Harwood is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Composer, Organist Basil Harwood was an English organist and composer.

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Noel Godfrey Chavasse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Soldier, Physician Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse VC & Bar, MC was a British medical doctor, Olympic athlete, and British Army officer who is one of only three people to be awarded a Victoria Cross twice. The ...more

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James Stanhope, 1st Earl Stanh... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
James Stanhope, 1st Earl Stanhope PC was a British statesman and soldier who effectively served as Chief Minister between 1717 and 1721. He is probably best remembered for his service during War ...more

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Peter Mosses is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Computer scientist Peter David Mosses is a British computer scientist. Peter Mosses studied mathematics as an undergraduate at Trinity College, Oxford, and went on to undertake a DPhil supervised by Christopher ...more

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Thomas Allen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Mathematician, Astrologer Thomas Allen was an English mathematician and astrologer. Highly reputed in his lifetime, he published little, but was an active private teacher of mathematics. He was also well connected in the ...more

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Etienne de Villiers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Etienne de Villiers Businessperson Etienne de Villiers is an investor and prominent executive in global media and sports businesses. He is currently Chairman and a minority shareholder in BrandsEye, an online monitoring & ...more

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Arthur Quiller-Couch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Arthur Quiller-Couch Novelist, Writer Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was a British writer who published under the pen name of Q. Although a prolific novelist, he is primarily remembered for the monumental Oxford Book Of English ...more

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A. E. W. Mason is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Politician, Novelist, Author Alfred Edward Woodley Mason was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel The Four Feathers.

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Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of W... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Politician Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington KG, KB, PC was a British Whig statesman who served continuously in government from 1715 until his death. He served as the Prime Minister from 1742 until ...more

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Jacob Rees-Mogg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Politician Jacob William Rees-Mogg is a British Conservative Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for North East Somerset since the 2010 general election. Rees-Mogg is in the Eurosceptic ...more

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Thomas Claughton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Thomas Legh Claughton was a British academic, poet and clergyman. He was professor of poetry at Oxford University from 1852 to 1857; Bishop of Rochester; and the first Bishop of St Albans.

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Sian Berry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Politician Siân Berry is an English politician and member of the Green Party of England and Wales. From 2006 to 2007, she was one of the Green Party's Principal Speakers. She was the party's ...more

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Simon Tolkien is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Novelist, Barrister Simon Mario Reuel Tolkien is a British barrister and novelist. He is the grandson of J. R. R. Tolkien, and the eldest son of Christopher Tolkien.

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David Green is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Television producer, Film Director David M. Green appeared in the 2011 documentary film Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

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John Peyton, Baron Peyton of Y... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Barrister John Wynne William Peyton, Baron Peyton of Yeovil PC, FZS was a British politician. He was Conservative Member of Parliament for Yeovil for 32 years, from 1951 to 1983, and an early and leading ...more

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Rayner Goddard, Baron Goddard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Judge Rayner Goddard, Baron Goddard was Lord Chief Justice of England from 1946 to 1958 and known for his strict sentencing and conservative views, despite being the first Lord Chief Justice to be ...more

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Joyce Cary is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary was an Anglo-Irish novelist and artist.

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Nigel Davenport is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Actor Arthur Nigel Davenport was an English stage, television and film actor.

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Norman Miscampbell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Politician, Barrister Norman Alexander Miscampbell, QC was a British Conservative Party politician. He served as Member of Parliament for Blackpool North for 30 years, from 1962 to 1992, making him Blackpool's ...more

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Anthony Crosland is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Charles Anthony Raven Crosland, otherwise Tony Crosland or C.A.R. Crosland, was a British Labour Party politician and author. He served as Member of Parliament for South Gloucestershire and ...more

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Walter Savage Landor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Writer Walter Savage Landor was an English writer and poet. His best known works were the prose Imaginary Conversations, and the poem Rose Aylmer, but the critical acclaim he received from contemporary ...more

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John Henry Newman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Priest, Theologian, Novelist John Henry Newman CO, also referred to as Cardinal Newman and Blessed John Henry Newman, was an important figure in the religious history of England in the 19th century. He was known nationally ...more

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Martin Stevens is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Martin Stevens Politician Martin Stevens was a British Conservative Party politician. Stevens was educated at Orley Farm School, Bradfield College and Trinity College, Oxford, and was a company director. He served as a ...more

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William Gifford Palgrave is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
William Gifford Palgrave William Gifford Palgrave was an Arabic scholar, born at Westminster, England. He was the son of Sir Francis Palgrave, K.H. and Elizabeth Turner.

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Richard Francis Burton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Writer Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS was a British explorer, geographer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer, and diplomat. He was ...more

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Montague Summers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Montague Summers Writer Augustus Montague Summers was an English author and clergyman. He is known primarily for his scholarly work on the English drama of the 17th century, as well as for his idiosyncratic studies on ...more

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William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chat... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham PC was a British statesman of the Whig group who led the government of Great Britain twice in the middle of the 18th century. Historians call him Pitt or ...more

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Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Balti... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore Politician, Lawyer Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, was an English peer who was the first Proprietor and Proprietary Governor of the Province of Maryland, and ninth Proprietary Governor of the Colony of ...more

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James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryc... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce OM GCVO PC FRS FBA was a British academic, jurist, historian and Liberal politician.

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George Calvert, 1st Baron Balt... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore Politician George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore was an English politician and colonizer. He achieved domestic political success as a Member of Parliament and later Secretary of State under King James I. He ...more

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Thomas Archer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
Thomas Archer Architect Thomas Archer was an English Baroque architect, whose work is somewhat overshadowed by that of his contemporaries Sir John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor.

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George Rawlinson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Trinity College, Oxford Alumni
George Rawlinson Writer Canon George Rawlinson was a 19th-century English scholar, historian, and Christian theologian. He was born at Chadlington, Oxfordshire, and was the younger brother of Sir Henry Rawlinson. ...more