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Trinity College Dublin

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Dublin, Ireland

Founding Date:
1592

Enrollment:
15,000

Official Website:
http://www.tcd.ie/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Mary Cunningham Agee
Activist
1951   The Nurturing Network
Merribel S. Ayres
Business
c. 1951   Lighthouse Consulting Group
Samuel Beckett
Playwright
13-May-1906 22-Dec-1989 Waiting for Godot
George Berkeley
Philosopher
12-Mar-1685 14-Jan-1753 Anti-intellectual empiricist philosopher
Elizabeth Bowen
Author
7-Jun-1899 22-Feb-1973 The Heat of the Day
Chris de Burgh
Singer
15-Oct-1948   The Lady In Red
Edmund Burke
Philosopher
1-Jan-1729 9-Jul-1797 Reflections on the Revolution in France
William Congreve
Playwright
24-Jan-1670 19-Jan-1729 The Way of the World
John Nelson Darby
Religion
18-Nov-1800 29-Apr-1882 Father of Dispensationalism
George Darley
Poet
1795 23-Nov-1846 Nepenthe
J. P. Donleavy
Novelist
23-Apr-1926   The Ginger Man
Edward F. Dunne
Politician
12-Oct-1853 24-May-1937 Governor of Illinois, 1913-17
Francis Edgeworth
Mathematician
8-Feb-1845 13-Feb-1926 Pure Theory of Taxation
Richard Ellmann
Critic
15-Mar-1918 13-May-1987 James Joyce
George Farquhar
Playwright
1678 29-Apr-1707 The Beaux Stratagem
John S. Fine
Politician
10-Apr-1893 21-May-1978 Governor of Pennsylvania, 1951-55
Robert Fisk
Journalist
12-Jul-1946   Foreign correspondent for The Independent
Oliver Goldsmith
Author
10-Nov-1730 4-Apr-1774 The Vicar of Wakefield
Henry Grattan
Politician
3-Jul-1746 6-Jun-1820 Legislative independence for Ireland
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
Mathematician
3-Aug-1805 2-Sep-1865 Inventor of Quaternions
George Roy Hill
Film Director
20-Dec-1921 27-Dec-2002 Slaughterhouse Five
Kristina M. Johnson
Educator
c. 1958   Provost of Johns Hopkins University
Brian Lenihan
Politician
21-May-1959 10-Jun-2011 Irish Finance Minister, 2008-11
Charles James Lever
Novelist
31-Aug-1806 1-Jun-1872 Charles O'Malley
Derek Mahon
Poet
23-Nov-1941   Night-Crossing
Edmond Malone
Scholar
4-Oct-1741 25-Apr-1812 Irish Shakespearian scholar
Increase Mather
Religion
21-Jun-1639 23-Aug-1723 Massachusetts Puritan leader
Mary McAleese
Head of State
27-Jun-1951   President of Ireland
David McWilliams
Economist
8-Dec-1966   The Pope's Children
Richard Montgomery
Military
2-Dec-1736 31-Dec-1775 Revolutionary general felled at Quebec
Frank Murphy
Judge
13-Apr-1890 19-Jul-1949 US Supreme Court Justice, 1940-49
Conor Cruise O'Brien
Author
3-Nov-1917 18-Dec-2008 Irish Parliamentarian and Scholar
Jason O'Mara
Actor
6-Aug-1972   Jim Shannon on Terra Nova
Mary Robinson
Head of State
21-May-1944   President of Ireland, 1990-97
Iain Sinclair
Author
11-Jun-1943   Downriver
Thomas Southerne
Playwright
1660 26-May-1746 The Persian Prince
Bram Stoker
Author
8-Nov-1847 20-Apr-1912 Dracula
Jonathan Swift
Author
30-Nov-1667 19-Oct-1745 Gulliver's Travels
James Joseph Sylvester
Mathematician
3-Sep-1814 15-Mar-1897 Studied finite analysis
John Millington Synge
Playwright
16-Apr-1871 24-Mar-1909 The Playboy of the Western World
Nahum Tate
Poet
1652 30-Jul-1715 Imitative British playwright
John Townsend
Mathematician
7-Jun-1868 16-Feb-1957 Electron's charge
William Trevor
Novelist
24-May-1928   The Old Boys
James Ussher
Religion
4-Jan-1581 20-Mar-1656 Old Testament chronologist
Ernest T. S. Walton
Physicist
6-Oct-1903 25-Jun-1995 Split the atom
Dominic West
Actor
3-Sep-1969   Det. McNulty on The Wire
Oscar Wilde
Playwright
16-Oct-1854 30-Nov-1900 The Picture of Dorian Gray
John Winthrop the Younger
Politician
12-Feb-1606 5-Apr-1676 Governor of Colonial Connecticut
Karl Zinsmeister
Government
1959   Bush domestic policy advisor

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Samuel Beckett
Playwright
13-May-1906 22-Dec-1989 Waiting for Godot
George Berkeley
Philosopher
12-Mar-1685 14-Jan-1753 Anti-intellectual empiricist philosopher
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
Mathematician
3-Aug-1805 2-Sep-1865 Inventor of Quaternions
Mary McAleese
Head of State
27-Jun-1951   President of Ireland
John Pethica
Physicist
1953   Atomic force microscopy
Mary Robinson
Head of State
21-May-1944   President of Ireland, 1990-97
Ernest T. S. Walton
Physicist
6-Oct-1903 25-Jun-1995 Split the atom


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