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

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

List features graduates like Alexander Payne, Miguel de Cervantes.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Salamanca?” and “Which celebrities are University of Salamanca alumni?”

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Alexander Payne is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Alexander Payne Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Alexander Payne is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer, known for the films Citizen Ruth, Election, About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants, and Nebraska. His films are noted ...more

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David Muir is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
David Muir Journalist David Jason Muir is an American journalist and anchor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, the news department of the ABC broadcast-television network based in New York City. Muir ...more

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Miguel de Cervantes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Miguel de Cervantes Poet, Soldier, Librettist Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, often known mononymously as Cervantes, was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright. His magnum opus, Don Quixote, considered to be the first modern European novel, ...more

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Hernán Cortés is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Hernán Cortés Conquistador Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro, 1st Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca was a Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large ...more

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Abraham Zacuto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Abraham Zacuto Scientist, Astrologer Abraham Zacuto was a Sephardi Jewish astronomer, astrologer, mathematician, rabbi and historian who served as Royal Astronomer in the 15th century to King John II of Portugal. The crater Zagut ...more

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Francisco Suárez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Francisco Suárez Skeleton racer, Philosopher Francisco Suárez was a Spanish Jesuit priest, philosopher and theologian, one of the leading figures of the School of Salamanca movement, and generally regarded among the greatest ...more

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Juan Ramón Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Juan Ramón Jiménez Poet, Writer Juan Ramón Jiménez Mantecón was a Spanish poet, a prolific writer who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956 "for his lyrical poetry, which in the Spanish ...more

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Pedro Nunes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Pedro Nunes Mathematician, Professor Pedro Nunes was a Portuguese mathematician, cosmographer, and professor. Nunes, considered to be one of the greatest mathematicians of his time, is best known for his contributions in the ...more

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John of the Cross is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
John of the Cross Poet, Physician, Writer Saint John of the Cross, O.C.D., was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest who was born at Fontiveros, Old Castile. ...more

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Jorge Volpi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Jorge Volpi Writer, Lawyer Jorge Volpi . is a Mexican novelist and essayist, best known for his novels such as En busca de Klingsor. Trained as a lawyer, he gained notice in the 1990s with his first publications and ...more

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Adolfo Suárez, 1st Duke of Suá... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Adolfo Suárez, 1st Duke of Suárez Politician, Jurist Adolfo Suárez González, 1st Duke of Suárez, Grandee of Spain, KOGF OCIII was a Spanish lawyer and politician. Suárez was Spain's first democratically elected prime ...more

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Francisco J. Ayala is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Francisco J. Ayala Priest, Geneticist, Biologist Francisco José Ayala Pereda is a Spanish-American evolutionary biologist and philosopher at the University of California, Irvine. He is a former Dominican priest, ordained in 1960, but ...more

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Diego de Torres Villarroel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Diego de Torres Villarroel Writer Diego de Torres Villarroel was a Spanish writer, poet, dramatist, doctor, mathematician, priest and professor of the University of Salamanca. His most famous work is his autobiography, Vida, ...more

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Juan Ruiz de Alarcón is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Juan Ruiz de Alarcón Actor, Writer, Lawyer Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, one of the greatest Novohispanic dramatists of the Golden Age, was born in New Spain.

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Luis de Góngora is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Luis de Góngora Luis de Góngora y Argote was a Spanish Baroque lyric poet. Góngora and his lifelong rival, Francisco de Quevedo, are widely considered the most prominent Spanish poets of all time. ...more

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Luis de León is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Luis de León Luis Ponce de León, O.E.S.A., was a Spanish lyric poet, Augustinian friar, theologian and academic, active during the Spanish Golden Age.

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Bernardino de Sahagún is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Bernardino de Sahagún Bernardino de Sahagún was a Franciscan friar, missionary priest and pioneering ethnographer who participated in the Catholic evangelization of colonial New Spain. Born in Sahagún, ...more

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Gaspar Sanz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Gaspar Sanz Gaspar Sanz was an Aragonese composer, guitarist, organist and priest born to a wealthy family in Calanda in the comarca of Bajo Aragón, Spain. He studied music, theology and philosophy ...more

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Fernando de Rojas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Fernando de Rojas Writer Fernando de Rojas was a Spanish author and dramatist, known for his only surviving work, La Celestina, first published in 1499. It is variously considered "the last work of the Spanish ...more

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Sister Souljah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Sister Souljah Activist, Rapper, Musician Sister Souljah is an American hip hop-generation author, activist, recording artist, and film producer. She gained prominence for Bill Clinton's criticism of her remarks about race in the United ...more

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Kevin Farrell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Kevin Farrell Kevin Joseph Farrell is an Irish-born American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. A former member of the Legion of Christ, he is the seventh and current Bishop of Dallas as well as the ...more

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Gustavo Petro is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Gustavo Petro Politician, Economist, Critic Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego, is a Colombian politician and economist, and current mayor of the capital city of Bogota. In his youth, he was a member of the militant guerrilla group 19th of ...more

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Juan del Encina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Juan del Encina Juan del Enzina – the spelling he used – or Juan del Encina – modern Spanish spelling – was a composer, poet and playwright, often called the founder, along with Gil Vicente, of Spanish drama. ...more

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Juan de Anchieta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Juan de Anchieta Juan de Anchieta was a leading Spanish Basque composer of the Renaissance, at the Royal Court Chaplaincy in Granada of Queen Isabel I of Castile.

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David Aja is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
David Aja Artist David Aja is a Spanish comic book artist, best known for his work on The Immortal Iron Fist, Hawkeye, and Daredevil. His style is reminiscent of Jim Steranko.

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José Antonio Monago Terraza is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
José Antonio Monago Terraza José Antonio Monago Terraza is a Spanish politician who belongs to the People's Party and who currently serves as President of Extremadura, the Extremaduran regional administration. ...more

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Margarita Cedeño de Fernández is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Margarita Cedeño de Fernández Margarita María Cedeño Lizardo, widely known as Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, is the current Vice-President of the Dominican Republic. She is married to former ...more

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Gelasius Ó Cuileanáin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Gelasius Ó Cuileanáin Gelasius Ó Cuileanáin was a martyred Cistercian Abbot of Boyle, Ireland,

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Adolfo García-Sastre is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
Adolfo García-Sastre Adolfo García-Sastre, Ph.D., is a Professor of Medicine and Microbiology and co-director of the Global Health & Emerging Pathogens Institute at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in ...more

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José Dapena Thompson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
José Dapena Thompson Politician, Lawyer José Joaquin Dapena Thompson, known as Josito, was a Puerto Rican politician and Mayor of Ponce, Puerto Rico from 1986 to 1988.

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Pablo Galain Palermo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
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Steven Bernardo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
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Steven Bernardo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Salamanca Alumni
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