Founded in 1441 by King Henry VI, King's College, Cambridge is part of one of the world's leading universities. It is known around the globe for its chapel, choir, and its outstanding alumni in the classical world and further afield. For over half a millennium the iconic institution has educated leading cultural figures, including Alan Turing, Salman Rushide, Zadie Smtih, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Thomas Adès, and George the Poet.