List of alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge

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Sir Isaac Newton, one of the most influential scientists of all time
Sir Francis Bacon lawyer, philosopher; Lord Chancellor
Ernest Rutherford, physicist
Lord Byron, poet
Charles, Prince of Wales, eldest son of Elizabeth II
James Clerk Maxwell, Scottish physicist
A.A. Milne, writer, author of Winnie the Pooh children's novels
Bertrand Russell, philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic
Lee Hsien-Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore
Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India
Enoch Powell, Conservative British politician
Kim Philby, Soviet Spy
Muhammad Iqbal, Islamic poet and philosopher
Alexander Armstrong actor, television presenter and comedian, known for The Armstrong and Miller Show and hosting Pointless

This is a list of notable alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge sorted into chronological order. Note that some of the alumni noted hereafter are connected to Trinity through honorary degrees. Not all studied at the College:


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