Birthdays 1 – 200 of 203

1316 Jean I, King of France (Nov 15-19, 1316) (he lived only 5 days)
1397 Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italy, Pope (1447-55)
1498 Eleonore of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (d. 1558)
1556 Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)
1559 Albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo
1604 Davis Mell, composer
1607 Madeleine de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1701)
1619 Philips Koninck, Amsterdams painter/etcher
1640 Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer
1660 Hermann von der Hardt, German historian (d. 1746)
1661 Christoph von Graffenried, Swiss settler in Americas (d. 1743)
1688 Louis Bertrand Castel, French mathematician (d. 1757)
1692 Eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian (d. 1775)
1696 Gerhardus Havingha, composer
1705 Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer
1708 William Pitt the Elder, British Prime Minister (Whig, 1756-61, 66-68), `Great Commoner’, born in London, England (d. 1778)
1731 William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (John Gilpin) [OS]
1738 William Herschel, German/British astronomer (discovered Uranus), born in Hanover, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1822)
Astronomer William HerschelAstronomer William Herschel (1738)

1741 Johann C Lavater, Swiss vicar/philosopher
1746 Joseph Quesnel, French Canadian composer and playwright (d. 1809)
1755 Jan Blanken, Dutch hydraulic engineer
1757 Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon (d. 1830)
1774 William Horsley, composer
1775 Georges-Julien Sieber, composer
1784 Jerome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia (d. 1860)
1793 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry)
1800 George Rodwell, composer
1814 Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)
1815 John Banvard, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), born in NYC, New York
1816 Joseph Bennett Plummer, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)
1829 Petrus A S van Limburg Brouwer, MP/critic (Akbar)
1836 Pierce Manning Butler Young, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
1840 Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [NS=11/27]
1859 Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (d. 1960)
1862 Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer
Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart HauptmannAuthor and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann (1862)

1862 – Gerhart Hauptmann, Obersalzbrunn, Germany, author (Before Dawn-Nobel 1912), (d. 1946)
1871 Erich Tschermak von Seysenegg, Austrian Botanist who was one of three scientists (also Hugo de Vries and Carl Correns) who independently rediscovered Gregor Mendel’s work on the laws of genetics, born in Vienna, Austria
1872 Robert marquess of Flers, French author (Habit Vert)
1874 August Krogh [Schack], Denmark, zoophysiologist (arterioles and capillaries, Nobel-1920), (d. 1949)
1874 – Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (d. 1941)
1878 Bela Reinitz, composer
1879 Lewis Stone, Worcester Mass, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
1881 Franklin P Adams, columnist (Information Please), born in Chicago, Illinois
1882 Felix Frankfurter, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62), born in Vienna, Austria
Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate August KroghZoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate August Krogh (1874)

1886 René Guénon, French-Egyptian author (d. 1951)
1887 Georgia O’Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Cow’s Skull), born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (d. 1986)
1887 – Hitoshi Asida, Japanese politician
1887 – Marianne Moore, St Louis, poet (Pulitzer 1951, Collected Poems)
1887 – René Maran, Martinique, author (Batouala, Prix Goncourt)
1888 James Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives)
1890 Richmal Crompton, British author (d. 1969)
1891 Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WW II-African campaign)
1891 – W Averell Harriman, US, (Gov-D-NY)/ambassador to USSR (1943-46)
1895 Ina Claire, actress (Claudia, Ninotchka, Rebound)
1895 – Antoni Słonimski, Polish writer (d. 1976)
1897 Sacheverell Sitwell, English poet/author (People’s Palace)
1897 – Aneurin Bevan, British politician (d. 1960)
German WWII Field Marshal Erwin RommelGerman WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel (1891)

1898 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap)
1899 Avdy Andresson, Estonian statesman (d. 1990)
1899 – Iskander Mirza, first President of Pakistan (d. 1969)
1902 Frederico Freitas, composer
1903 Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)
1904 Tilly Losch, actress (Garden of Allah), born in Vienna, Austria
1905 Annunzio Mantovani, Venice Italy, orchestra leader (Mantovani)
1906 Curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate
1907 Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel
1909 Don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King)
1913 Rick Schagen, Dutch actress (Saartje-Swiebertje)
1913 – Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (d. 2005)
1914 Gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer
1914 – Jorge Bolet, pianist (C’eurties Instituka), born in Havana, Cuba
1916 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, 1st female Governor-General of Barbados (1990-95)
1917 Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67)
1919 Carol Bruce, [Shirley Levy], Great Neck NY, actress (Lillian-WKRP)
1919 – Joseph Albert Wapner, La, judge (People’s Court)
1922 Francesco Rosi, Naples Italy, director (Lucky Luciano)
1922 – Giorgio Manganelli, writer
1922 – Paul Acket, Dutch publisher/organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz)
1923 Peter Hammond, actor (Buccaneers), born in London, England
1925 Howard Baker, (Sen-R-Tenn), presidential chief of staff
1925 – Jurriaan Andriessen, [Leslie Cool], Dutch pianist/composer
1925 – Yuli Daniel, Russian writer (d. 1988)
1927 Gregor Mackenzie, British politician (d. 1992)
1928 C. W. McCall, American singer
1928 – John Orchard, British actor (d. 1995)
1928 – William Heirens, Evanston, Illinois, serial killer (Lipstick Killer), (d. 2012)
1929 Edward Asner, KC Kansas, actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant)
1930 J[ames] G[raham] Ballard, China, sci-fi author (Drowned World)
1930 – Whitman Mayo, actor (Grady-Sanford & Son), born in NYC, New York
1931 Jan Terlouw, Dutch MP (D-66)/author (Winters in Wartime)
1931 – John Kerr, actor (South Pacific, Peyton Place, Pit & Pendulum), born in NYC, New York
1931 – Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya
1931 – Pascal Lissouba, Congo politician
1932 Clyde McPhatter, American R&B singer (‘The Drifters”)
1932 – Clyde L McPhatter, Durham NC, singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love)
1932 – Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Downtown, My Love)
1933 Barbara Carson, actress (Comedy Tonight, Carter Country), born in Memphis, Tennessee
1933 – Jack Burns, comedian (Burns & Schreiber), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1934 Joanna Barnes, actress (Parent Trap, Spartacus, Goodbye Charlie), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1934 – Peter Dickinson, composer
1935 Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman
1935 – Peter John Welding, record producer
1936 Wolf Biermann, writer
1937 William E “Little Willie” John, [Woods], US R&B singer (Fever)
1937 – Jimmy Ellis, RockHill, South Carolina, soul singer (The Trammps – Disco Inferno), (d. 2012)
1939 Yaphet Kotto, African-American actor (Alien, Homicide: Life on the Street), born in NYC, New York
1939 – Erik Hansen, Denmark, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1960)
1939 – Thalmus Rasulala, [Jack Crowder], actor (Blacula, Roots), born in Miami, Florida
1940 Sam Waterson, Cambridge Massachusetts, American actor (Capricorn One, Heaven’s Gate)
1940 – Ulf Pilgaard, Danish actor
1941 Daniel Manus Pinkwater, US, sci-fi author (Magic Moscow)
1942 Daniel Barenboim, Buenos Aires Argentinia, pianist/conductor
1943 Roger Donaldson, director (Cocktail, Cadillac Man, White Sands)
1945 Anni-Frid Lyngsdtad, [Fryeda Anderson], Sweden, rocker (ABBA)
1945 – Bob Gunton, American actor
1946 Janet Lennon, Culver City California, singer (Lennon Sisters)
1947 William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )
1948 Roy P Dyson, (Rep-D-MD, 1981- )
1950 Mac Maurice Wilkins, discus thrower (1st to break 70m)
1951 Dave Zelmon, rocker
1951 – Beverly D’Angelo, Columbus, Ohio, American actress (National Lampoon’s Vacation)
1952 “Macho Man” Randy Savage, [Poffo], Sarasota FL, wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW)
1952 – Zoltán Buday, Hungarian born actor
1953 Alexander O’Neal, Minneapolis, rocker (James Hearsky Harris III)
1953 – Yuri Viktorovich Prikhodko, Russian cosmonaut
1954 Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
1954 – Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Białogard Poland, politician and President of Poland (1995-2005)
1955 Oliver Conant, actor (Summer of ’42), born in NYC, New York
1955 – Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow)
1955 – Henry Corra, American documentarian
1956 Ashley Cox, playmate (December, 1977), born in Dallas, Texas
1956 – Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal (d. 2003)
1957 Joe Leeway, rocker (Thompson Twins)
1957 – Kevin Eubanks, bandleader (Tonight Show)
1957 – Ray McKinnon, American film actor/director
1958 Marty Davis, American tennis star, born in San Jose, California
1961 Ian Reid, Australian educator
1963 Gideon Joe Ng, table tennis player (Olympics-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
1963 – Michele McAnany, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Los Angeles, California
1965 Stefan Pfeiffer, German swimmer
1966 Rachel True, American actress
1967 Greg Anthony, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics)
1967 – Harvey Franklin, WLAF WR (Amsterdam Admirals)
1967 – Laura Garrone, Italy, tennis star
1967 – Michiyoshi Ohara, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
1967 – Pedro Borbon, Mao Dom Rep, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1967 – Scott Schrader, California, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Golden State)
1967 – Gustavo Poyet, Uruguayan footballer
1967 – E-40, American rapper
1967 – François Ozon, French film director
1968 Brenda Alyce Bassett, Kokomo Indiana, Miss Indiana-America (1991)
1968 – James Brady, columnist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
1968 – Jennifer Charles, American singer/songwriter
1968 – Ol’ Dirty Bastard, American rapper (d. 2004)
1969 Helen Kelesi, Canada, tennis star
1969 – Peter Martin, cricketer (Lancashire & England pace bowler 1995)
1969 – Shane Mack, American politician
1970 Cecil Doggette, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 – Karin van Breeschoten, Rotterdam Holland, playmate (Sept, 1989)
1970 – Lesley Reddon, ice hockey goalie (Canada, Oly-98)
1970 – Mirjam van Breeschoten, Rotterdam Holland, playmate (Sept, 1989)
1970 – Jack Ingram, American singer and songwriter
1970 – Patrick Mboma, Cameroonian footballer
1971 Natalia Medvedeva, Kiev Ukraine, tennis star (1993 Prague Essen)
1971 – Rohan Robinson, Australian hurdler (Olympics-96)
1971 – Sandra Kim, [Caldarone], French singer (J’aime la Vie)
1971 – Jay Harrington, American actor
1972 Christian van der Weerden, Dutch soccer player (NEC, Vitesse)
1972 – Greg Bloedorn, NFL center (Seattle Seahawks)
1972 – Jonny Lee Miller, English actor
1973 Jason Dunn, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
1973 – Jorge Diaz, guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1973 – Rachel Kathleen English, Thomaston Ga, Miss America-Georgia (1996)
1973 – Sydney Tamiia Poitier, American actress
1974 Fred Brock, wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
1974 – Chad Kroeger, Canadian singer
1975 Scott Henshall, British fashion designer
1975 – Yannick Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player
1976 Jessica Amey, 100m butterfly/4 x 100 (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
1976 – Brandon DiCamillo, American comedian
1976 – Virginie Ledoyen, French actress
1977 Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, 9th in succession to British throne
1977 – Logan Whitehurst, American musician (d. 2006)
1979 Josemi, Spanish footballer
1979 – Brett Lancaster, Australian cyclist
1980 Ace Young, American singer
1981 Natalie Lacuesta, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96), born in Chicago, Illinois
1981 – Lorena Ochoa, Mexican golfer
1981 – Drew Hodgdon, American football player
1982 D. J. Fitzpatrick, National Football League kicker
1982 – Lofa Tatupu, National Football League
1982 – Joe Kowalewski, American football player
1983 DJ Skee, American DJ/Personality
1983 – Laura Smet, French actress
1983 – Fernando Verdasco, Spanish tennis player
1986 Sania Mirza, Indian tennis player
1986 – Jeffree Star, American model, fashion designer, make-up artist and singer-songwriter
1987 Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer
1987 – Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh
1988 Zena Grey, American actress

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