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  • Meyer Howard Abrams (1912 - 2015)
    Meyer (Mike) Howard Abrams (July 23, 1912 – April 21, 2015), usually cited as M. H. Abrams, was an American literary critic, known for works on Romanticism, in particular his book The Mirror a...
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    Mason Welch Gross (June 11, 1911 – October 11, 1977) was an American television quiz show personality and academic who served as the sixteenth President of Rutgers University, serving from 195...
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    ) James Bond (January 4, 1900 – February 14, 1989) was a leading American ornithologist, an expert on the birds of the Caribbean. His name was appropriated by writer Ian Fleming for his fictio...
  • Rev. John Tillinghast (1571 - 1624)
    Rev. John Tillinghast Birth: ABT 1560 in England Death: BEF 1624 in Streat, Sussex Co., England John Tillinghast attended Cambridge University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1581/2 a...

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University of Cambridge

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom.

Originally founded in 1209, it is the second-oldest university in English-speaking areas, and the world's third-oldest surviving university.The university grew out of an association of scholars that was formed in 1209, early records suggest, by scholars leaving Oxford after a dispute with townsfolk. The two "ancient universities" have many common features and are often jointly referred to as Oxbridge.

Today, Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include 31 constituent colleges and comprehensive academic departments which are organised into six academic schools. All these organisations occupy different locations in the town including purposely-built sites and the student life is found in the arts, sport clubs and societies. Cambridge has nurtured many prominent alumni, and 90 Nobel laureates have been affiliated with the university. It is also a member of various academic associations and forms part of the "golden triangle" of English universities.

In post-nominals the university's name is abbreviated as Cantab, a shortened form of Cantabrigiensis.

List of Alumni of the University of Cambridge

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Alumni_of_the_University_of_Cambridge

Alumni

A Cambridge Alumni Database This database is planned to contain biographical details of everyone who has been identified as being academically associated with the University of Cambridge, covering the period from 1200 onwards.