United States Naval Academy Alumni - Nobel Laureates

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Nobel Laureates

See also: Nobel Prize and list of Nobel laureates by university affiliation
"Class year" refers to the alumni's class year, which usually is the same year they graduated. However, in times of war, classes often graduate early. For example, the Class of 1943 actually graduated in 1942.
Name Class year Notability References
Michelson, Albert AbrahamAlbert Abraham Michelson 1873 Physicist who received the 1907 Nobel Prize in Physics; the first American to receive the Nobel Prize in sciences; Noted for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment d
Carter, JimmyJimmy Carter 1947 The 39th President of the United States (1977–1981); Nobel Peace laureate of 2002; Georgia State Senate (1963–1966); the 76th Governor of Georgia (1971–1975); post-World War II submariner d

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