University of Cambridge - Notable Alumni and Academics

Notable Alumni and Academics

See also: List of University of Cambridge members, Alumni Cantabrigienses, Category:Alumni of the University of Cambridge, and Category:Academics of the University of Cambridge

Over the course of its history, a sizeable number of Cambridge alumni have become notable in their fields, both academic, and in the wider world. Depending on criteria, affiliates of the University of Cambridge have won between 85 and 88 Nobel prizes, more than any other institution according to some counts. Former undergraduates of the university have won a grand total of 61 Nobel prizes, 13 more than the undergraduates of any other university. Cambridge academics have also won 8 Fields Medals and 2 Abel Prizes (since the award was first distributed in 2003).

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