Famous People from Cambridge

Cheke, Sir John (1514-1557) Humanist and scholar, born in Cambridge.
Cockerell, Sir Christopher (Sydney) (1910-1999) Engineer, born in Cambridge.
Hadley, Patrick (Arthur Sheldon) (1899-1973) Composer, born in Cambridge.
Hartree, Douglas Rayner (1897-1958) Mathematician and physicist, born in Cambridge.
Henty, George Alfred (G A) (1832-1902) Writer and journalist, born in Trumpington.
Hobbs, Jack (Sir) (1882-1963) Cricketer, born in Cambridge (real name Sir John Berry Hobbs).
Hobson, Thomas (c. 1544-1631) Carrier and inn-keeper of Cambridge.
Keynes, John Maynard (1883-1946) Keynes (of Tilton), John Maynard Keynes, Baron.
Leavis, Frank Raymond (F R) (1895-1978) Literary critic, born in Cambridge.
Minton, (Francis) John (1917-1957) Artist, born in Cambridge.
Norrish, Ronald (George Wreyford) (1897-1978) Chemist, born in Cambridge.
Ramsey (of Canterbury), (Arthur) Michael Ramsey, Baron (1904-1988) Archbishop of Canterbury (1961-74), born in Cambridge.
Ramsey, Frank (Plumpton) (1903-1930) Philosopher and mathematician, born in Cambridge.
 

Searle, Ronald (William Fordham) b. 1920

Artist, born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.
Thomson, Sir George (Paget) (1892-1975) Physicist, born in Cambridge, the son of Sir Joseph Thomson.
Whitehead, William (1715-1785) Poet and playwright, born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.
Social scientist, born in Cambridge.

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