Famous Alumni of Trinity College, Dublin - Celebrities from Trinity College, Dublin
Trinity College is a research university situated in Dublin, Ireland. Having been established as early as 1592, it is one of the seven ancient universities of Ireland and Britain; it is in fact Ireland’s oldest university. It has also been deemed as the most productive globally recognized research center in Ireland. Trinity College offers degree and diploma courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is classified into three faculties that comprise of 25 institutions. The three departments are Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering, Marketing and Sciences and lastly Health Sciences, which sprawl over a beautiful 51 acre property. As per the 2015-2016 edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the university has bagged the 77th place in Europe and the 1st place in Ireland. The QS World University Rankings of 2016-17 has also ranked it 1st in Europe and 36th in the world. With a diverse and inclusive culture, the university supports its teaching, research and ground-breaking innovation while providing an ideal learning atmosphere for its 17,000 students hailing from numerous countries across the world. Many Nobel Laureates, political thinkers, artists, performers and academics have been born out of Trinity College. Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Edmund Burke, William Rowan Hamilton and so many other distinguished high-fliers have attended Trinity College. The alumni’s of Trinity College are truly inspirational; here is a list of some prominent individuals who pursued their education here.
Check out the list of notable Trinity College, Dublin alumni. Some of the notable Trinity College, Dublin students are Jawaharlal Nehru, Oscar Wilde, Aleister Crowley, Francis Bacon and Francis Galton.
The Most Famous Alumni of Trinity College, Dublin
|Leo Varadkar||January 18, 1979||Irish||Cam Leo Varadkar is the current Taoiseach—the Prime Minister—of the Republic of Ireland|
|Aleister Crowley||October 12, 1875||British||Aleister Crowley was an occultist and ceremonial magician who founded the ethical philosophy of Thelema|
|Katie McGrath||January 3, 1983||Irish||Katie McGrath is an Irish actress best recognized for her role in the series ‘Merlin.’|
|Aisling Bea||March 16, 1984||Irish||Aisling Bea is an Irish actress, writer, and stand-up comedian|
|Samuel Beckett||April 13, 1906||Irish||Samuel Beckett was an Irish playwright, novelist, theatre director and poet|
|Oliver Goldsmith||November 10, 1728||Irish, British||Oliver Goldsmith was an Anglo-Irish essayist and novelist of the 18th century|
|Jawaharlal Nehru||November 14, 1889||Indian||Jawaharlal Nehru was a prominent leader of India’s nationalist movement, who went on to become India’s first Prime Minister|
|Abraham Cowley||1618||British||A poet and essayist of the seventeenth century, Abraham Cowley is known for his works on ‘Pindaric Odes’ and metaphysical traditions|
|Thomas Moore||May 28, 1779||Irish||Thomas Moore was a famous Irish poet and songwriter known for his Irish melodies|
|Bram Stoker||November 8, 1847||Irish||Bram Stoker was a master diction writer who created the popular character Dracula, with his masterpiece of the same name|