Trinity College Cambridge, founded 1546

The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, 700 years history

“The King’s Hall” was founded as a society of King’s Scholars on 7 July 1317 by King Edward the Second with a writ to the Sheriff of Cambridgeshire.

Trinity College, Cambridge, was founded by King Henry VIII in 1546 by combining the two older colleges King’s Hall and Michael House and seven Hostels (Catherine’s, Garratt, Gregory’s, Ovyng’s, Physwick, St Margaret’s, and Tyler’s).

Sir Isaac Newton worked at Trinity College and about 33 Nobel Prize winners are or were members of Trinity College, and many others who create huge impact to change our world for the better.

Trinity College library: Nobel Prizes at Trinity College

Nobel Prize winners who are or were Members of Trinity College

Four Fields Medal winners are associated with Trinity College: Michael Atiyah, Alan Baker, Richard Borcherds and Timothy Gowers (The Fields Medal is commonly regarded as the highest academic prize in mathematics).

Six British Prime Ministers are alumni of Trinity College.

Trinity College includes about 180 Fellows, 600 undergraduate and 300 graduate students.

Trinity College is part of the University of Cambridge

Trinity College Cambridge University
Trinity College Cambridge University

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