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Notable Alumni

Did you know that among Trinity Hall's former students are an Oscar-winning actress, a 16th century Protestant martyr, a Director of the National Theatre and a Prime Minister? They're a sporty lot, too, with 20 Olympians including 15 medal winners!

Here is a small selection:

1519Thomas Bilney16th century Protestant reformer and martyr
1759Arthur MiddletonSigned the Declaration of Independence in 1776
1903Stanley Melbourne BruceFormer Prime Minister of Australia
1908Ba USecond President of Union of Burma
1912Khwaja NazimuddinPakistan's second Prime Minister
1919J B PriestleyNovelist and playwright
1928Billy FiskeOlympic gold medallist (Bobsleigh) read more
1934Marshall McLuhanMedia theorist
1948Geoffrey HoweFormer Deputy Prime Minister
1952Hans BlixHead of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission
1952David ThoulessPhysicist and Nobel Laureate (Physics, 2016)
1956Mark TullyJournalist and writer
1962Stephen HawkingTheoretical physicist
1963David JohnstonThe Governor General of Canada
1974Nicholas HytnerFormer Director of the National Theatre
1977Andrew MarrPolitical journalist and broadcaster
1977Richard VranchComedian, actor and musician
1979Chris BlackhurstEditor of The Independent
1979Harriet LambCEO of International Alert, former CEO of Fairtrade International
1979Tony SlatteryActor and comedian
1979Isabel WolffAuthor
1988Rachel WeiszAcademy Award-winning actress
2001Emma PooleyOlympic & Commonwealth Games silver medalist (cycling)
2002Tom JamesOlympic gold medalist (rowing)


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