List of Yale University people

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Yalies are persons affiliated with Yale University, commonly including alumni, current and former faculty members, students, and others. Here follows a list of notable Yalies.

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Notes:

Alumni[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]

Technology and innovation[edit]

Business[edit]

Academics[edit]

College founders and presidents[edit]

Professors and scholars[edit]

Law and politics[edit]

Presidents and vice presidents, other heads of state, prime ministers and ministers[edit]

Supreme Court justices[edit]

Information can be verified through the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges.[108]

U.S. senators[edit]

Information can be verified at the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.[110]

Governors[edit]

Alumni who have served as Governors may also have served in other government capacities, such as President or Senator. In such cases, the names are left un-linked, but are annotated with a "See also:" which links to the section on this page where a more detailed entry can be found.

Executive council members[edit]

The following have worked within the cabinet for their respective governments.

Diplomats[edit]

Justices and attorneys[edit]

See also: Supreme Court Justices

Activists[edit]

Public intellectuals[edit]

Frontiersmen[edit]

Military[edit]

Other legislators[edit]

Other[edit]

Religion[edit]

Architecture & Visual Art[edit]

History, literature & journalism[edit]

Musicians and Composers[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Faculty[edit]

Professors who are also Yale alumni are listed in italics.

Nobel laureates[edit]

Others[edit]

Heads of Collegiate School, Yale College, and Yale University[edit]

Rectors of Yale College birth–death years as rector
1 Rev. Abraham Pierson (1641–1707) (1701–1707) Collegiate School
2 Rev. Samuel Andrew (1656–1738) (1707–1719) (pro tempore)
3 Rev. Timothy Cutler (1684–1765) (1719–1726) 1718/9: renamed Yale College
4 Rev. Elisha William(s) (1694–1755) (1726–1739)
5 Rev. Thomas Clap (1703–1767) (1740–1745)
Presidents of Yale College birth–death years as president
5 Rev. Thomas Clap (1703–1767) (1745–1766)
6 Rev. Naphtali Daggett (1727–1780) (1766–1777) (pro tempore)
7 Rev. Ezra Stiles (1727–1795) (1778–1795)
8 Timothy Dwight IV (1752–1817) (1795–1817)
9 Jeremiah Day (1773–1867) (1817–1846)
10 Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801–1899) (1846–1871)
11 Noah Porter III (1811–1892) (1871–1886)
12 Timothy Dwight V (1828–1916) (1886–1899) 1887: renamed Yale University
13 Arthur Twining Hadley (1856–1930) (1899–1921)
14 James Rowland Angell (1869–1949) (1921–1937)
15 Charles Seymour (1885–1963) (1937–1951)
16 Alfred Whitney Griswold (1906–1963) (1951–1963)
17 Kingman Brewster, Jr. (1919–1988) (1963–1977)
18 Hanna Holborn Gray (1930– ) (1977–1978) (acting)
19 A. Bartlett Giamatti (1938–1989) (1978–1986)
20 Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. (1942– ) (1986–1992)
21 Howard R. Lamar (1923– ) (1992–1993) (acting)
22 Richard C. Levin (1947– ) (1993– 2013)
23 Peter Salovey (1958– ) (2013– )

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