Famous History Majors
Famous figures in politics, sports, entertainment, and other areas who have earned a degree in history. Special thanks to the history department at Bethel University.
Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (Born 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight's Children, won the Booker Prize in 1981. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent. “What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.” —Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie, author, known for his novel "Midnight's Children" which won various awards. (King's College, Cambridge)
John Lithgow, American character actor, musician, and author.
Eric 'Shoot 'em Up" Holder - Illicit gunrunner, perjurer, complicit in murder of his own employees, apparently skipped ALL constituional law classes in law school, has never REALLY read the Constitution, the PERFECT complement to the O'Bummer Administration Gang. Can WE, as a nation, descend any lower? ...I seriously doubt it. The top US "lawman" is a perfect example of Amalric's reference: "Kill them all...God wiill know his own".
Eric Holder, Attorney General in the Obama Administration. (Columbia University)
Chelsea Victoria Clinton (born February 27, 1980) is the only child of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. She is a special correspondent for NBC News, and works with the Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative. Only Daughter of 42nd #President of the United States 44th #FirstLady
Lawrence Gene "Larry" David (born July 2, 1947) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and producer. He is best known as the co-creator (with Jerry Seinfeld), head writer, and executive producer of the television series Seinfeld from 1989 to 1996, and for creating the 1999 HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm, a partially improvised sitcom in which he stars as a semi-fictionalized version of himself.
Larry David, American entertainer, co-creator of Seinfeld. (University of Maryland)
Orrin Hatch, U.S. Senator from Utah. (BYU)
Sacha Baron Cohen, English stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and voice actor.