List of alumni of Jesuit educational institutions

Over the last 400 years, the Roman Catholic Jesuit order has established a world-wide network of schools and universities. This is an incomplete list of notable alumni of these institutions.

NOTE: Along with lay men and women, and non-Catholics, included in the list below are also a number of Jesuits. "All" members of the Jesuits, including many notable enough for Wiki entries but not listed below, are in fact alumni of Jesuit educational institutions.

A

*Tony Abbott, Australian Minister for Health, St Ignatius' College, Riverview
*Edward Fenech Adami, former president of Malta; educated at St Aloysius' College
*José Antonio Aguirre, Basque president; educated at the University of Deusto
*Alan Alda, American movie actor and TV star; Fordham University, USA
*Iyad Allawi, Iraqi politician; attended Baghdad College
*Robert Altman, American film director, Rockhurst High School
*Viswanathan Anand, Indian chess grandmaster; attended Loyola College in Chennai
*Ivo Andric, Yugoslavian author and Nobel laureate, Jesuit gymnasium in Travnik, Bosnia
*Benigno Aquino, Jr., Philippine politician; studied at the Ateneo de Manila University
*Guillermo Arriaga, Mexican screenwriter ("Amores Perros"), Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico.
*Mike Arroyo, Husband of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo; studied at the Ateneo de Manila University

B

*Claude Bachet, French Mathametician; pupil of the Jesuit mathematician Jacques de Billy at the Jesuit College in Rheims
*Mohsen Badawi, Egyptian entrepreneur, political activist and writer; educated at the Collège de la Sainte Famille in Cairo, Egypt
*Jakob Balde, German Latinist and poet; studied at the University of Ingolstadt
*José Celso Barbosa, medical doctor, sociologist, and political leader, as well as the first racially-mixed resident to attend Puerto Rico's prestigious Jesuit Seminary
*George Barna, American political pollster; graduated summa cum laude from Boston College
*Kevin Barry, martyr of the Irish War of Independence, Belvedere College
*John Barrymore, American Shakespearean actor; attended Georgetown Preparatory School
*Jyoti Basu, Communist politician from West Bengal, India; educated at St. Xavier's Collegiate School
*Elgin Baylor, American basketball player, Seattle University
*Steve Bellan, Cuban baseball player, Fordham University, New York
*Saint Robert Bellarmine, Gregorian University, Rome
*Pope Benedict XIV, Italian Pope, Collegium Clementianum
*William Bennett, former US Secretary of Education and author, Gonzaga College High School, USA
*Joseph Berardino, former CEO of Arthur Anderson - Fairfield University
*Philip Berrigan, author and activist; educated at the College of the Holy Cross
*Rubén Berríos, President of the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) ("Partido Independentista de Puerto Rico"); educated at the Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola of Puerto Rico
*Sabeer Bhatia, Founder of Hotmail, St Josephs college Bangalore, India
*Jacques de Billy, French Jesuit mathematician
*William Peter Blatty, American author; Brooklyn Prep and Georgetown University
*Georg Freiherr von Boeselager, German officer; educated at Aloisiuskolleg
*Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager, German officer; educated at Aloisiuskolleg
*Jean-Charles de Borda, French mathematician, physicist, political scientist, and sailor; educated at the Jesuit college at La Fleche
*Gutzon Borglum, American sculptor; graduate of Creighton Preparatory School
*Roger Boscovich, Croatian Jesuit astronomer; educated at the Jesuit College in Ragusa
*Charles Bossut, French mathematician, confrere of the Encyclopaedists; studied at the Jesuit College of Lyon.
*Robert Bourassa, Quebec politician, College Jean-de-Brebeuf, Montreal;
*Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, French bishop and theologian; educated at the Collège des Godrans, a classical school run by the Jesuits of Dijon.
*Till Brönner, German musician; educated at Aloisiuskolleg in Bonn, Germany
*Jerry Brown, American politician; graduated from St. Ignatius High School and studied at Santa Clara University
*Christopher Brennan, Australian author, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney;
*Carlos Brito, CEO if InBev; educated by the Jesuits in his native Brazil [http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/business/stories.nsf/story/13794110FEFAF8B886257484001A5CB7?OpenDocument]
*Pat Buchanan, American journalist; Gonzaga College High School and Georgetown University;
*William F. Buckley, Jr., American author, conservative commentator, and public intellectual; attended Beaumont College in England
*Georges Buffon, French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author; educated at the Jesuit College of Godrans in Dijon
*Jim Bunning, American Senator and baseball player; Xavier University
*Luis Buñuel, Spanish filmmaker, Jesuit College, Aragon, Spain.

C

*Ryan Cabrera, Colombian musician; Jesuit College Preparatory School
*Rafael Caldera, Venezuelan politician; Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola Caracas, Venezuela
*Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Spanish dramatist, Jesuit College Madrid
*Tony Canadeo, American football player; Gonzaga University
*Philip Caputo, American journalist; Loyola University Chicago
*Ernesto Cardenal, Nicaraguan priest and poet
*Charles Carroll of Carrollton
*Robert P. Casey, Sr., Governor of Pennsylvania - Scranton Preparatory School and College of the Holy Cross
*Robert P. Casey, Jr., US Senator - Scranton Preparatory School and College of the Holy Cross
*William Casey, American former director of the CIA, Fordham University
*Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Italian astronomer, engineer, and astrologer; studied at the Jesuit College at Genoa
*Louis Bertrand Castel, French Jesuit mathematician; educated in the Jesuit school in Toulouse
*Fidel Castro, President of Cuba - Colegio de Belen, Havana, Cuba
*Raúl Castro, President of Cuba - Colegio de Belen, Havana, Cuba
*Paul Cellucci, former US Ambassador to Canada - Boston College.
*Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish author
*Giovanni Ceva, Italian mathematician; educated at a Jesuit college in Milan.
*Tommaso Ceva, Italian mathematician; Jesuit College of Brera in Milan.
*François de la Chaise, French priest and father confessor of King Louis XIV and the namesake of the famous Père Lachaise Cemetery; studied at the Jesuit College of Lyon.
*Ahmed Chalabi, Iraqi politician; atteded Baghdad College
*Elwin Bruno Christoffel, German and French mathematician and physicist, studied at the Jesuit Gymnasium in Cologne
*Vincent Cianci, American politician, Fairfield University
*Sandra Cisneros, American author, Loyola University Chicago
*Tom Clancy, Jr., American author - Loyola College in Maryland and Loyola High School, USA
*Will Clark, American baseball player; Jesuit High School, New Orleans, USA
*Peter Claver, Roman Catholic saint
*Christopher Clavius, German Jesuit astronomer
*Bill Clinton, President of the United States; Georgetown University
*Johnnie Cochran, American lawyer; Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, USA
*Billy Collins, American poet; educated at the College of the Holy Cross
*Chris Collins, American hockey player; Boston College.
*Arthur Conan Doyle, British author; Stonyhurst College, United Kingdom
*Marquis de Condorcet, French philosopher, mathematician, and early political scientist; educated at the Jesuit College in Reims
*Harry Connick, Jr, American singer, entertainer, movie actor; Jesuit High School, New Orleans
*Pat Conroy, American writer, Gonzaga High School, Washington, DC (one year)
*Arthur W. Conway, Irish mathematician and President of University College Dublin, where he had received a Jesuit education as a young man
*Pierre Corneille, French dramatist
*E. Gerald Corrigan, American banker, 7th President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Fairfield University
*Pierre de Coubertin, French pedagogue and historian
*Bob Cousy, American basketball player; College of the Holy Cross
*Bing Crosby American entertainer, Gonzaga University, Spokane, USA
*Johann Baptist Cysat, Swiss mathematician and astronomer; studied at the University of Ingolstadt

D

*William M. Daley, former United States Secretary of Commerce, Loyola University Chicago
*François d'Aguilon, Belgian mathematician and physicist.
*Roque Dalton, Salvadoran poet and journalist; graduate of Externado San José, in San Salvador
*Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan poet; educated by the Jesuits of Leon, Nicaragua
*Raymond J. Dearie, American judge, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; Fairfield University
*Marco Antonio de Dominis, Dalmatian ecclesiastic, apostate, and man of science; educated by the Jesuits in their colleges at Loreto and Padua
*Christian de Duve, Belgian scientist, Nobel Prize for medicine in 1974, Onze-Lieve-Vrouwecollege, Antwerp, Belgium
*Jean-Luc Dehaene, former Belgian prime minister, Sint-Jozefscollege, Aalst, Belgium
*Jean-Charles de la Faille, French Jesuit mathematician; attended the Jesuit College in Antwerp and the Jesuit College in Mechelen
*Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer; attended the Jesuit College in Amiens
*Don DeLillo, American novelist; Fordham University
*Jacques Delors, French politician
*René Descartes, French philosopher, educated at the Jesuit College of La Flèche in Anjou, France.
*Denis Diderot, French philosopher and writer
*Lejeune Dirichlet, German mathematician; attended the Jesuit College in Cologne
*Khoa Do, Australian filmmaker; educated at St Aloysius' College in Sydney
*Dr. John, American musician, Jesuit High School, New Orleans.
*Chris Dodd, American politician, Georgetown Preparatory School
*Tom Dooley, American Catholic humanitarian; St. Louis University High, St. Louis University
*Will Durant, American philosopher and author, Saint Peter's College, Jersey City.
*Richard J. Durbin, American politician, Georgetown University
*Avery Dulles, American cardinal, professor and theologian; son of Secretary of State Dulles; studied at the Gregorian University in Rome

E

*Ignacio Ellacuría, Spanish liberation theologian and professor at Universidad Centroamericana "José Simeón Cañas"
*Keith Ellison, American lawyer and politician, graduate of the University of Detroit Jesuit High School
*Patrick Ewing, American basketball player, Georgetown University.
*Nick Enright, Australian playwright, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney
*Juan Ponce Enrile, Philippine politician; former Marcos Defense Minister; studied at the Ateneo de Manila University
*Ahmet Ertegün, American entrepreneur; educated at Georgetown University
*Farid Esack, South African scholar, writer and political activist; studied at the Sankt Georgen Graduate School of Philosophy and Theology in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

F

*Anthony Fauci, Italian-American immunologist, attended Regis High School and the College of the Holy Cross
*Kevin Fagan, Australian doctor and World War II hero, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney;
*Chris Farley, American comedian and actor, Marquette University, Wisconsin;
*Ferdinand II, of the House of Habsburg, reigned as Holy Roman Emperor from 1620-1637; educated at the University of Ingolstadt
*Diego Fernández de Ceballos, Mexican senator, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico;
*Geraldine Ferraro, American politician, Fordham University
*Anthony Fisher, Australian prelate, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney;
*Garret FitzGerald, Irish economist and politician, Belvedere College
*Maile Flanagan, American voice actress and comedian, Boston College
*Justin Fleming, Australian playwright, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney
*Doug Flutie, American football player, Boston College
*Thomas Foley, American politician; Gonzaga University, Spokane
*Fontenelle, French author, Jesuit College, Rouen
*Michel Foucault, French philosopher, Saint-Stanislaus, Poiters
*Vicente Fox, President of Mexico, Campion Jesuit High School (2 years) Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
*Frankie Frisch, American baseball player, graduate of Fordham Preparatory School and Fordham University
*Fidel Castro, President of Cuba, graduate of Colegio de Belen, now Belen Jesuit Preparatory School

G

*Delia Gallagher, American journalist, University of San Francisco
*Charles de Gaulle, former President of France
*Soe Hok Gie, Indonesian activist, ; educated at Kanisius in Jakarta.
*Bachir Gemayel, Lebanese politician; educated at the Université Saint-Joseph
*Marin Getaldić, Croatian mathematician and physicist. Educated by Clavius
*John Paul Getty, American-British philanthropist, Jesuit College, San Francisco;
*Ludovico Geymonat, Italian Marxist philosopher; educated at the Istituto Sociale in Turin
*Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault and Nissan Motors; educated at the Collège Notre Dame de Jamhour in Lebanon
*Bob Gibson, Hall-Of-Fame pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals -- Creighton University;
*Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Gregorian University, Rome;
*Alejandro González Iñárritu, Mexican filmmaker, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City;
*Baltasar Gracián, Spanish writer
*Guido Grandi, Italian priest and professor of mathematics, philosophy, and theology; educated at the Jesuit college in Cremona
*Nick Greiner, Australian politician, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney
*Xu Guangqi, Chinese agricultural scientist and mathematician who studied under Matteo Ricci
*Camillo-Guarino Guarini, Italian priest, mathematician, theologian and architect
*Teofisto Guingona, Filipino politician, Ateneo de Manila University
*Paul Guldin, Swiss astronomer and mathematician; educated at the Gregorian University in Rome where he studied under Clavius.
*Gustavo Gutiérrez, Dominican priest, professor, author, and liberation theologian

H

*William Habington, English Poet, St. Omer College, Belgium
*Michael Harrington, Harvard professor, political activist and author, St. Louis University High School and College of the Holy Cross
*Richard Harris, Irish actor, Crescent College, Limerick, Ireland
*Joseph E. Hasten, American banker, CEO of Shorebank; Fairfield University
*Salma Hayek, Mexican actress; educated at the Universidad Iberoamericana
*Mary Higgins Clark, American writer, Fordham University, Bronx, New York
*Alfred Hitchcock, British film director, St Ignatius' College, Enfield, London
*Morihiro Hosokawa, Japanese politician, Bachelor of Laws from Sophia University
*Robert Hughes, Australian art critic, writer and television documentary maker; educated at St Ignatius' College, Riverview in Sydney, Australia
*Vicente Huidobro, Chilean poet
*David Hume, Scottish philosopher, economist, and historian; studied at the Jesuit seminary at La Fleche in Anjou, France
*Saint Alberto Hurtado, Chilean priest and saint; major figure in the labor movements of his time, "e.g." founded the Chilean Trade Union Association
*Zakir Hussain, Indian musician; edcuated at St. Xavier's College in Mumbai, India
*Henry Hyde, American politician, Georgetown graduate with law degree from Loyola University Chicago
*Dan Hynes, American politician, St. Ignatius College Prep, Chicago, Illinois

I

*Innocent XI, Pope, Como, Italy;
*Allen Iverson, NBA All-Star Player, Georgetown University (two years);

J

*Barnaby Joyce, Australian senator, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney;
*James Joyce, Irish novelist and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature,Clongowes Wood College Co. Kildare and Belvedere College Dublin;
*John Paul I, Pope, Gregorian University, Rome;
*Paul Johnson, British journalist, historian, speechwriter and author. He was educated at Stonyhurst College
*Pierre-Marc Johnson, Former Quebec Premier, College Jean-de-Brebeuf, Montreal;
*Raúl Juliá, American actor, studied at Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola class of 1957

K

*Tim Kaine, governor of Virginia; educated at Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Missouri
*Sebastian Kappen, S.J., Jesuit priest and liberation theologian. Studied and the Gregorian University in Rome, Italy
*John Kerry, US Senator, 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidate, JD, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA;
*John Keegan, English military historian; graduate of Wimbledon College
*Bob Keeshan, American actor, Fordham University
*Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Cossack leader, educated by the Jesuits in L'vov, Ukraine
*Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit scholar and polymath; educated at the Jesuit College in Fulda
*Curt Kirkwood, American singer in the musical group The Meat Puppets. Attended Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona.
*Peter Hans Kolvenbach, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Canisius College, Nijmegen, The Netherlands;
*Hans Küng, Swiss Catholic priest, author and theologian. Studied at the Gregorian University in Rome, Italy

L

* Jacques Lacan, French psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and doctor involved in the psychoanalytic movement; educated by Jesuits at the Collège Stanislas in Paris
*La Condamine, French geographer and mathematician; studied at the Jesuit College of Louis-le-Grand in Paris
*Philippe de La Hire, French mathematician
*Jérôme Lalande, French astronomer; studied at the Jesuit College in Lyon
*Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, German politician
*Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr., Cuban-American celebrity gossip blogger who writes under the pseudonym Perez Hilton. Educated at Belen Jesuit in Miami, Florida
*Francesco Lana de Terzi, Italian aeronautics pioneer, studied under Athanasius Kircher
*Timothy Leary, American psychologist and writer, expelled from College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts after his freshman year,
*Byron Lee, Jamaician music pioneer; educated at St. George's College, Jamaica
*Anthony James Leggett, British professor of physics, educated at Wimbledon College
*Georges Lemaître, Belgian priest and astronomer, Collège du Sacré Coeur, Charleroi, Belgium.
*Elmore Leonard, American novellist, University of Detroit Jesuit High School and University of Detroit
*G. Gordon Liddy, American political strategist, Fordham University
*Vince Lombardi, Hall-Of-Fame coach for the Green Bay Packers -- Fordham University
*Lope de Vega, Spanish Baroque playwright and poet; educated at the Colegio Imperial de Madrid
*Eduardo López de Romaña, President of Peru; educated at Stonyhurst College
*Federico García Lorca, Spanish poet and playwright, attended Jesuit school as a boy in Grenada
*Gabriel García Márquez, Colombian author and Nobel laureate, Jesuit Colegio San Jose in Barranquilla and Jesuit College in Bogotá, Colombia
*Henri de Lubac, French theologian, Gregorian University in Rome, Italy
*Ruud Lubbers , former Prime Minister of the Netherlands and former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Canisius college, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
*Peter Lynch, American financial leader, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts,
*Patrick J. Leahy, United States Senator, Georgetown University
*Nathan Lane, American actor, St. Peter's Preparatory High School, New Jersey
*Bernard Lonergan, Canadian professor and theologian, Gregorian University

M

*Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, President of the Philippines, Georgetown University, Ateneo de Manila University
*Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor, educated at St Aloysius' College in Sydney
*Lisa Madigan, American attorney general, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
*Michael Madigan, American politician, St. Ignatius College Prep, Chicago, Illinois
*Ettore Majorana, Italian theoretical physicist, Istituto Massimo
*Tak Wah Mak, Canadian immunologist, molecular biologist, and academic; educated at Wah Yan College, Kowloon, Hong Kong
*Louis Malle, French film director
*Jan Marek Marci, Bohemian mathematician, attended Jesuit college in Jindrichuv Hradec
*Guido de Marco, former president of Malta; attended St Aloysius' College in Malta
*Subcomandante Marcos (né Rafael Guillén), Mexican leader of Zapatista Army, Instituto Cultural Tampico, Mexico
*Wellington Mara, American football entrepreneur, Loyola School and Fordham University
*George Martin, British music producer, St Ignatius' College, Enfield, London UK
*Ignacio Martín-Baró, Jesuit priest and liberation theologian, Pontifical Xavierian University
*Chris Matthews, journalist; attended the College of the Holy Cross
*Roberto Matta, Chilean painter
*Drea de Matteo, Italian-American actress, Loyola School
*Gregório de Mattos, major baroque poet of Brazil
*John McLaughlin, American TV producer, Boston College
*Gregan McMahon Australian actor and playwright, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney;
*Pierre Méchain, French astronomer and surveyor who made significant contributions to the early study of deep sky objects and comets; educated by Jesuits in his birthplace of Laon
*Bob Menendez, American politician, Saint Peter's College, Jersey City, New Jersey
*Ismail Merchant, American/Indian film producer and director,Saint Xaviar's College, Mumbai(Bombay), India
*Freddie Mercury, British musician, attended St. Mary's High School [http://www.stmarysssc.com/] in Mazagaon
*Marin Mersenne, French theologian, philosopher, mathematician and music theorist; educated at Le Mans and at the Jesuit College of La Flèche
*Franz Mesmer, German physician whose ideas spawned the development of hypnosis. Studied at the Jesuit University of Dillingen and University of Ingolstadt.
*Lakshmi Mittal, London-based Indian billionaire industrialist, educated at St. Xavier's College in Calcutta
*Dominique Moceanu, American gymnast, attending John Carroll University
*Molière, father of modern French literature, Collège de Clermont, Paris
*Juan Molina, Chilean Jesuit and naturalist.
*Luca di Montezemolo, Italian businessman, Istituto Massimo
*Mario Monti, Italian economist and politician, Istituto Leone XIII, Milan
*Jean-Étienne Montucla, French mathematician, Jesuit College, Lyon
*Michael Moriarty, American actor, University of Detroit Jesuit High School
*Paul Morphy, American chess player, educated at Spring Hill College
*Massimo Moratti, Italian oil tycoon and owner of football club Inter Milan, Istituto Leone XIII, Milan
*Alonzo Mourning, American basketball player, Georgetown University
*Julian Morrow, Australian comedian and radio host, St. Aloysius College
*Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe
*Bill Murray, American TV and movie star, Loyola Academy, Wilmette and Regis University;
*John Courtney Murray, American theologian, Xavier High, New York and Boston College
*Joseph Murray, American surgeon and Nobel laureate, College of the Holy Cross
*Dikembe Mutombo, basketball player from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Georgetown University
*Jason Miller, [American playwright and actor, University of Scranton
*Barbara Mikulski, United States senator of Maryland, Loyola College in Maryland
*Kathleen A. Murphy, CEO of ING Wealth Management, 2007 Fortune 50 Most Powerful Women in Business, Fairfield University

N

*Pius Ncube Archbishop of Bulawayo, Human Rights Activist in Zimbabwe
*Jerrold Nadler, Jewish American politician, Fordham University School of Law
*Steve Nash, American basketball player, Santa Clara University
*Bob Newhart, American actor and comedian, St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago and Loyola University Chicago
*Gavin Newsom, American politician, attended Santa Clara University
*Gustav Nossal, Australian research biologist, St Aloysius' College, Sydney
*Henri Nouwen, Dutch Roman Catholic priest and professor of theology, Aloysius Gymnasium, The Hague
*Garin Nugroho, Indonesian film director; attended Kolese Loyola in Semarang, Central Java

O

*Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes), American musician -- Creighton Preparatory School, Omaha, Nebraska

*Pat O'Brien, American actor -- Marquette University High School and Marquette University, Milwaukee

*Chris O'Donnell, Actor, Loyola Academy, Wilmette, IL. Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

*Peter O'Toole, Irish actor
*Thomas P. 'Tip' O'Neill, American politician, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
*Charles Osgood, American media commentator, Fordham University
*Jacques Ozanam, French mathematician, studied at the Jesuit College in Rheims

P

*Denis Papin, French physicist, mathematician and inventor, best known for his pioneering work with steam power; received education at the Jesuit school in Blois
*Alexander Payne, American film writer-director, Creighton Preparatory School, Omaha, Nebraska
*Denis Pétau, also known as Petavius, French Jesuit theologian
*Francis Petre, New Zealand-born architect based in Dunedin; educated at Mount St Mary's College near Sheffield
*Jean Picard, French astronomer and priest, Jesuit College of La Flèche,
*Pius XII, Pope, Gregorian University, Rome
*Paul VI, Pope, Gregorian University, Rome
*Joe Paterno, American football coach, attended Brooklyn Prep
*Alexius Sylvius Polonus, Polish Jesuit astronomer and maker of astronomical instruments. Studied at the Jesuit College in Kalisz.
*Peter Pronovost, Critical care physician, 2008 Time 100 and MacArthur Fellow, Fairfield University

Q

*Francisco de Quevedo, nobleman, politician and writer of the Spanish Golden Age; educated at the Colegio Imperial de Madrid

R

*Stefan Raab, German entertainer and comedian; graduate of the Aloisiuskolleg, the Jesuit gymnasium in Bad Godesberg, Germany
*Karl Rahner, German theologian
*Narasimhan Ram, editor-in-chief of The Hindu, Loyola College, Chennai
*Mark Raper, Oceania Provincial superior of the Society of Jesus, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney
*Hubert Reeves, Astrophysicist, College Jean-de-Brebeuf, Montreal
*Hans Riegel, German - entrepreneur (Haribo)
*Matteo Ricci, Italian Jesuit priest who spent considerable time in China and the far east. Responsible for much of the introduction of Western culture to China
*Cardinal Richelieu, French Statesman, Collège de Navarre, Collège de Calvi
*Jose Rizal, author, surgeon, linguist, led independence movement against Spanish rule in the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University
*Maximilien Robespierre, French statesman, Collège de Clermont, Paris
*Sam Roberts, Candaian singer
*Al Roker, American TV meteorologist, Xavier High School, New York
*Óscar Romero, Jesuit priest and martyr, Gregorian University, Rome, Italy
*Manuel Roxas II, Philippine Senator, Ateneo de Manila University
*Pete Rozelle, American football commissioner, University of San Francisco
*Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter of the 17th century, Antwerp
*Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón, Spanish politician, Jesuit Colegio de Nuestra Señora del Recuerdo
*Bill Russell, American basketball player, University of San Francisco
*Mark Russell, American political comedian, Canisius High School, Buffalo, New York
*Tim Russert, America politician and anchor man, Canisius High School and John Carroll University
*Joseph Russoniello, two-time U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California; Fairfield University
*Leo Ryan, Member of the U.S. House Of Representatives (D-California) who was assassinated at the outset of the Jonestown Massacre, Creighton University and Campion High School

S

*Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri, Italian Jesuit and mathematician, studied at the Jesuit College in Milan
*Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French writer and aviator, educated at Jesuit schools in Montgré and Le Mans
*Grégoire de Saint-Vincent, Jesuit mathematician who independently discovered the Mercator series, the expansion of log (1 + x) in ascending powers of x.
*Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop of Geneva, Church Doctor, Clermont, Paris,
*Antonin Scalia, American judge, Xavier High School and Georgetown University
*C.A. Scarpello, American Musician and Sociological Observer, St. Joseph's University
*Christoph Scheiner, German astronomer and Jesuit; attended the Jesuit Latin school in Augsburg and continued his studies in the Jesuit college at Landsberg
*Edward Schillebeeckx, American liberation theologian and priest of the Dominican Order
*Gaspar Schott, German physicist, mathematician and natural philosopher; studied under Athanasius Kircher
*Vin Scully, American sportscaster, started as a student broadcaster at Fordham University
*Antonio Serrano, Mexican film director/screenwriter ("Sexo, Pudor y Lágrimas"), Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
*Don Shula, American football head coach, John Carroll University
*Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora, Jesuit priest and one of the first great intellectuals born in the Spanish viceroyalty of New Spain. Studied at the Jesuit College in Tepoztlan
*Paul Silas, American basketball player and head coach, Creighton University
*Curtis Sliwa, American founder of the Guardian Angels, Brooklyn Prep
*Saravanan Sivakumar, Tamil actor, Loyola College, Chennai
*Santosh Sivan, Indian cinematographer and film director; studied at the Loyola School, Thiruvananthapuram
*Tom Snyder, American TV/radio talk show host -- Marquette University High School
*John Stockton, American basketball player, Gonzaga University
*Sting, also known as Gordon Sumner, British musician
*Peter Sutherland, Ex DG of GATT, Ex Attorney General of Ireland, Chair LSE and board member of BP and Goldman Sachs, Gonzaga College, Dublin
*Yi Su-gwang, Korean scholar and a military officer; studied under Fr. Matteo Ricci S.J.
*Robert Surcouf, famous French privateer.
*Jean-Joseph Surin, French Jesuit mystic; educated at the Collège de Clermont
*Alexius Sylvius Polonus, Polish Jesuit astronomer and maker of astronomical instruments; studied at the Jesuit College in Kalisz, Poland

T

*André Tacquet, Belgian mathematician whose work prepared ground for the eventual discovery of the calculus. Educated at the Jesuit College in Antwerp
*Talleyrand, French diplomat; studied at the Jesuit College of La Flèche
*Akbar Tanjung, Indonesian politician and former chairman of the Golkar party; attended Kanisius in Jakarta
*Torquato Tasso, Italian Renaissance Poet, Jesuit College Sorrento, Italy;
*Claudio Teehankee, former Chief Justice of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University
*Sister Rose Thering, American Dominican nun and activist; received PhD from St. Louis University
*Clarence Thomas, American judge of the Supreme Court Justice, College of the Holy Cross
*Mark Thompson, Director-General of the BBC, Stonhyurst College, UK
*Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French Jesuit philosopher and anthropologist; educated at the Jesuit college of Mongré, in Villefranche-sur-Saône
*Alejandro Toledo, President of Peru, University of San Francisco
*Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist and mathematician, best known for his invention of the barometer.
*Spencer Tracy, American actor, attended Rockhurst High School and Marquette Academy but did not graduate
*Daniel J. Travanti, American TV and movie star, Loyola Marymount University
*Athanasius Treweek, Australian academic, linguist and code-breaker, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney;
*Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Former Prime Minister of Canada, College Jean-de-Brebeuf, Montreal;
*Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR, Wah Yan College, Hong Kong
*Robin Tunney, American actress, St. Ignatius College Prep, Chicago, Illinois

V

*Peter Vaghi, priest and former politician; attended Georgetown Prep, College of the Holy Cross, and the Pontifical Gregorian University
*Charles Jean de la Vallée-Poussin, Belgian mathematician; studied at the Jesuit College at Mons
*Antonio Maria Valsalva, Italian anatomist who coined the term Eustachian tube
*Jean Vanier, Canadian philanthropist and founder of L'Arche, which creates homes and provides day programs for those with developmental disabilities; educated at Loyola High School in Montreal
*Adriaan van Roomen, Belgian mathematician; attended the Jesuit school in Cologne.
*Pierre Varignon, French priest and mathematician; educated at the Jesuit College in Caen
*Ramaswamy Venkataraman, former President of India; educated at Loyola College in Chennai
*Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher, historian, and jurist
*António Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit and writer; received his education at the Jesuit college at Bahia in Brazil.
*Joseph Vijay, Tamil actor, Loyola College, Chennai
*Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician and scientist. He was a pupil of Torricelli and a disciple of Galileo. Educated at Jesuit schools in his native Florence
*Voltaire, French author and skeptical master of the Enlightenment, Lycée Louis-le-Grand, Paris, France

W

*Dwyane Wade, American basketball player, Marquette University
*Benjamin Walker, Indian-born author on religion and philosophy, and an authority on esoterica in all its forms; educated at St. Xavier's College in Calcutta
*Francis Walsingham, Elizabethan Spy Master, University of Padua
*Denzel Washington, American film actor, Fordham University
*Charles Waterton, English naturalist and explorer; educated at Stonyhurst College in Lancashire
*Edward Douglass White, American judge, Jesuit High School, New Orleans;
*Gerard Windsor, Australian author, St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney;
*George Wendt, American actor - Campion Jesuit High School; Rockhurst University (Kansas City, Missouri)
*Anthony A. Williams, American politician, educated at Loyola High School of Los Angeles
*Terry Wogan, Irish Broadcaster, Crescent College, Limerick;

Z

*Gordon Zubrod, American oncologist who played a prominent role in the introduction of chemotherapy for cancer; alumnus of the Georgetown Preparatory School
*Niccolò Zucchi, Italian Jesuit astronomer and physicist.


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