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Top Ten Celebrities with History Degrees

in association with the University of Kent

History is one of the most versatile degrees you can take. It demands painstaking research and eloquent arguments. It'll ask you to analyse and debate, consider and compose, and to tackle some of the broadest, most controversial topics humans have dealt with. it's good training, good enough for almost anything. And these ten celebrities with history degrees prove exactly that. 


Elana Kagan

Appointed to the Supreme Court by Barack Obama, and the only woman to serve as Solicitor General for the United States, Elena Kagan had to have some solid academic chops to get to where she is today. And, appropriately, she does. She graduated sum cum laude from the prestigious Princeton University with, you guessed it, a History degree.