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The University of Chicago has often been ranked one of the best institutions in the world and is a favorite among many people around the world. Some of the world’s most preferred colleges have been affiliated to this famous university. This famous university started in 1890, thanks to a donation made by the billionaire business tycoon John D Rockefeller. These institutions are ‘Pritzker School Of Medicine’, ‘The Booth School of Business’ and ‘Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies’. According to a popular online source, more than 15,000 students join the university every year. Apart from its breathtaking campuses and providing great quality of education, the University is also known for its notable alumni. These personalities include scientists, politicians, writers, scholars, sportsmen and even artistes. Noted lawyer and current commissioner of the ‘National Basketball Association’, Adam Silver, is one such alumnus of this esteemed institution. Other famous ex-students of the University of Chicago are Katharine Graham, publisher of the newspaper ‘The Washington Post’, scientist James Watson, businessman David Rockefeller, as well as writer /filmmaker Susan Sontag. David Rockefeller, who is currently more than 100 years old, was the chairman of the multi-billion dollar financial enterprise ‘Chase Manhattan Corporation’. His net worth is estimated to be more than $ 1 Billion USD, if sources are to be believed. The list just doesn’t end here. There are many more noteworthy individuals who were once students of the ‘University Of Chicago’. Their success stories have been sources of inspiration for many youngsters of today.

Check out the list of notable University Of Chicago alumni. Some of the notable University Of Chicago students are Bernie Sanders, Carl Sagan, Kurt Vonnegut, Roger Ebert and Larry Ellison.

The Most Famous Alumni of University Of Chicago

Satya NadellaAugust 19, 1967AmericanSatya Nadella is the current CEO of Microsoft
Emily Greene BalchJanuary 8, 1867AmericanEmily Greene Balch was an American economist, sociologist and pacifist who won the 1946 Nobel Peace Prize
Thomas SowellJune 30, 1930AmericanThomas Sowell is an American economist, syndicated columnist, writer and social theorist
Susan SontagJanuary 16, 1933AmericanSusan Sontag is an American critical essayist, cultural analyst, novelist, political activist, filmmaker and playwright of international repute
Aldrich AmesMay 26, 1941AmericanAldrich Hazen Ames is a former CIA officer, who was convicted of espionage against his own country in 1994
Ahmed ChalabiOctober 30, 1944IraqiAhmed Chalabi was a controversial Iraqi politician who served as deputy prime minister of Iraq for a brief period
David SuzukiMarch 24, 1936CanadianDavid Suzuki is a Canadian academic and science broadcaster
Herbert SimonJune 15, 1916AmericanHerbert Simon was an American political scientist, economist, sociologist, psychologist, and computer scientist
Samuel P. HuntingtonApril 18, 1927AmericanSamuel Phillips Huntington was a famous American political scientist who proposed the controversial thesis of ‘The Clash of Civilizations’
Paul SamuelsonMay 15, 1915AmericanNobel laureate Paul Anthony Samuelson is referred to as the ‘Father of Modern Economics’
Tommy Douglas

Tommy Douglas

Tommy Douglas was a Canadian politician and Baptist minister and served as the Premier of Saskatchewan

CanadianOctober 20, 1904174 views

Saul Alinsky

Saul Alinsky was an American writer, political activist and community organiser

AmericanJanuary 30, 1909180 views

Virginia Satir

Virginia Satir was a famous psychotherapist and American author

AmericanJune 26, 1916160 views

David Brooks

David Brooks is a Canadian born American journalist, social analyst and leading political commentator

CanadianAugust 11, 1961139 views

Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart is a stand-up comedian and actor who has starred in various sitcoms

Arne Duncan

Arne Duncan is an education administrator and currently the United States' Secretary of Education

Owen Chamberlain

Owen Chamberlain was a renowned American physicist

AmericanJuly 10, 1920149 views

Stephen Leacock

Stephen Leacock was a Canadian political scientist, teacher and writer

CanadianDecember 30, 1869112 views

Leo Rosten

Famous for crafting Yiddish lexicon, Leo Rosten is well known for acquainting Americans with the Jewish culture and language

AmericanApril 11, 1908191 views

Marilu Henner

Marilu Henner is an American actress, radio host, and author

AmericanApril 6, 1952130 views