Famous Birthdays on 25th April

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  • 1214 Louis IX, King of France (1226-70)
  • 1228 Conrad IV, Andria Italy, King of Germany, Jerusalem and Sicily (d. 1254)
  • 1284 Edward II, King of England (1307-27), Caernarfon Castle Gwynedd,
  • 1287 Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England (d. 1330)
  • 1502 Georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574)
  • 1567 Aurelio Signoretti, composer

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1599 Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)

English Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell
English Military and Political Leader
Oliver Cromwell
  • 1608 Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
  • 1614 Hieronymus van Beverningk, chief Dutch treasurer/maecenas
  • 1614 Marc'Antonio Pasqualini, composer
  • 1621 Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, British soldier, statesman, and dramatist (d. 1679)
  • 1666 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
  • 1677 Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly)
  • 1690 Gottlieb Theophil Muffat, composer
  • 1694 Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect (d. 1753)
  • 1710 James Ferguson, astronomer
  • 1723 Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer
  • 1725 Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel, British admiral (d. 1786)
  • 1730 Fedele Fenaroli, composer
  • 1767 Nicolas Oudinot, French marshal (d. 1847)
  • 1769 Mark Isambard Brunel, engineer/inventor
  • 1770 Georg Sverdrup, Norwegian philologist (d. 1850)
  • 1776 Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1857)
  • 1792 John Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement)
  • 1818 Marek Konrad Sokolowski, composer
  • 1824 Gustave-Rodolphe-Clarence Boulanger, painter
  • 1825 Charles Ferdinand Dowd, US, standardized time zones
  • 1837 William Charles Levey, composer
  • 1840 James Dearing, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • 1841 Pauline Lucca, soprano
  • 1842 Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila)
  • 1843 Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Duchess of Hesse (d. 1878)
  • 1849 Felix Klein, German mathematician (Evanston Colloquium)
  • 1851 Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, a.k.a. "Clarín", Spanish novelist (d. 1901)
  • 1862 Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs
  • 1867 Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist
  • 1868 John Bevins Moisant, pioneer aviator, first to cross English Channel with passenger and a cat, killed in New Orleans whose present day airport was originally name for him. (D. 1910)
  • 1869 Karl Prohaska, composer
  • 1871 Sara Amsel, Indonesian/Dutch actress
  • 1872 Charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper

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1874 Guglielmo Marconi, Bologna Italy, inventor (radio, Nobel 1909)

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • 1876 Ruben Marcos Campos, composer
  • 1881 Hans Windisch, German new testament expert
  • 1883 Elsa Maxwell, Keokuk Iowa, writer (Jack Paar Show)
  • 1889 Charles Kellaway, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder of 1920's)
  • 1895 Stanley Rous, British soccer official
  • 1897 Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer
  • 1897 VAA Mary, English princess
  • 1898 Fred Haney, baseball player (d. 1977)
  • 1900 Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, British politician and diplomat
  • 1900 Wolfgang Pauli, Swiss/Us physicist (Pauli inhibition, Nobel 1945)
  • 1901 Ernst Gernot Klussmann, composer
  • 1902 Werner Heyde, German psychiatrist (d. 1964)
  • 1903 Camilla Horn, actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Polterabend, Matinee Idol)
  • 1903 Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer
  • 1903 Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (d. 1987)
  • 1905 Hugh Willatt, solicitor/public servant
  • 1905 Walter Hassan, engineer
  • 1905 George Nepia, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1986)
  • 1906 Sally Salminen, writer
  • 1906 William J Brennan Jr, NJ, 92nd Supreme Court judge (1956-90) [or 8/25]
  • 1906 Zoltan Gardonyi, composer
  • 1907 Paula Trueman, actress (Gran-Billy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1907 Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer
  • 1908 Edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person)
  • 1909 Jaroslav Doubrava, composer
  • 1912 Gladys L Presley, mother of Elvis
  • 1913 Earl Bostic, alto sax player (Flamingo, Temptation), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1913 Russ Conway, Brandon Manitoba, actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye)
  • 1914 Claude Mauriac, writer
  • 1914 Marcos Perez Jimenez, president/dictator Venezuela
  • 1914 Ross Lockridge, Jr., American writer (d. 1948)
  • 1915 A J A Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer
  • 1915 William Goyen, writer

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1917 Ella Fitzgerald, Newport News VA, jazz singer (Is it live or Memorex)

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald
  • 1918 Astrid Varnay, Stockholm Sweden, soprano (Met Opera 1941-56)
  • 1918 Gerard Henri de Vaucouleurs, French astronomer (d. 1995)
  • 1919 Heinz Wunderlich, composer
  • 1920 Jean Carmet, actor (Cache Cash, Miss Mona, Night Magic)
  • 1920 Marre, reformer of the bar
  • 1921 Jean Mogin, Belgian poet
  • 1921 Karel Appel, painter (Vragende Children)
  • 1923 Aafje J R Bouber, [Blom], actress (Traveller Without Baggage)
  • 1923 Albert King, Indianola, Mississippi, American blues singer/guitarist (Bad Look Blues)
  • 1923 Anita Bjorak, actress (Miss Julie, Loving Couples, Night People)
  • 1923 Francis Graham-Smith, British astronomer
  • 1923 Melissa Hayden, ballerina (1961 Silver Bowl), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1924 Erzsebet Szonyi, composer
  • 1924 Franco Mannino, composer
  • 1925 Anthony Christopher, British trade unionist
  • 1925 Kay E. Kuter, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1926 Paul Walter Furst, composer
  • 1926 Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (d. 2008)
  • 1927 Ernst Widmer, composer
  • 1927 Albert Uderzo, French cartoonist
  • 1929 Jose Angel Valente, Spanish poet (A modo the esperanza)
  • 1929 Yvette Corlett, athlete
  • 1929 Yvette Williams, NZ, long jumper (Oly-gold-52)
  • 1930 Dotty Mack, Cincinnati Ohio, actress (Paul Dixon Show)
  • 1930 Paul Mazursky, American writer/director (Moscow on the Hudson), born in Brooklyn, New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1930 Roy Marshall, cricket opener (prolific Hampshire only 4 Tests for WI)
  • 1931 David Shepherd, painter
  • 1931 Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician (d. 1980)
  • 1932 Lia Manoliu, Romania, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1932 Meadowlark Lemmon, basketball star (Harlem Globetrotters), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • 1932 William Roache, England, actor (Ken Barlow-Coronation Street)
  • 1933 Helen Paling, British circuit judge
  • 1933 Jerry Leiber, songwriter (Leiber & Stoller)
  • 1934 David de Peyer, cancer research campaigner
  • 1934 Denny "Scott" Miller, American actor (Wagon Train), born in Bloomington Ind, (d. 2014)
  • 1934 Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1935 April Ashley, English model
  • 1937 Bo Brundin, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Rhinemann Exchange)
  • 1937 Thomas Faber, publisher
  • 1938 Ton Schulten, Dutch artist
  • 1938 Roger Boisjoly, Lowell, Massachusetts, aerodynamicist (anticipated challenger disaster), (d. 2012)
  • 1939 Richard earl of Lichfield, English photographer
  • 1939 Veronica Sutherland, British diplomat
  • 1939 Ted Kooser, American poet and US Poet Laureate

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1940 Al Pacino, actor (And Justice For All, The Godfather, Scorpio), born in NYC, New York

Actor Al Pacino
Actor
Al Pacino
  • 1940 Marian Norrie
  • 1940 O B McClinton, [Burnett], country singer (Keep your arms around me)
  • 1941 Bertrand Tavernier, actor (Capt Conan, L627, Daddy Nostalgie)
  • 1941 Chris Augustine, rocker (Every Mother's Son)
  • 1941 Lawrence J Smith, (Rep-D-FL, 1983- )
  • 1941 Princess Muna al-Hussein, of Jordan
  • 1942 John Martin Dalby, composer
  • 1942 Jon Kyl, Oakland, Nebraska, US Senator (Rep-R-Arizona)
  • 1944 John Bryant, editor (Europeans)
  • 1945 Bjorn Ulvaeus, rock vocalist/guitarist (ABBA-Waterloo, Dancing Queen)
  • 1945 Michael Kogel, rocker
  • 1945 Stu Cook, rock bassist (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary)
  • 1945 Walt Wesley, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, LA Lakers)
  • 1946 Digby Fairweather, jazz trumpeter
  • 1946 Peter Sutherland, CEO (Allied Irish Banks)
  • 1946 Talia Shire, [Coppola], Lake Success NY, actress (Adrienne-Rocky)
  • 1946 Vladimir Zhirinovsky, [Edelstein], Russian nationalist/anti-semite
  • 1947 Bill Fontana, composer
  • 1947 Jeffrey DeMunn, actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1947 Johan Cruyff, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dutch soccer player/coach (Ajax/Barcelona)
  • 1948 Mike Selvey, cricketer (England pace bowler of late 70's)
  • 1948 Yu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan
  • 1949 Michael Brown, keyboardist (Left Bank-Don't Walk Away Renee), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Dominique Strauss-Kahn, French economist, lawyer, and politician
  • 1949 Vicente Pernía, Argentine footballer
  • 1949 James Fenton, British poet
  • 1950 Steve Ferrone, Sussex, rock drummer (Average White Band)
  • 1951 Ian McCartney, Kirkintilloch, United Kingdom, British MP (1987-2010)
  • 1951 Linda Stone, pharmacist
  • 1952 Cory Day, rock vocalist, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952 Vladislav Tretiak, USSR hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
  • 1952 Ketil Bjørnstad, Norwegian pianist
  • 1953 Gary Cosier, cricketer (Australian batsman 1975-78, 109 on debut v WI)
  • 1953 Ron Clements, American animation director
  • 1954 Rob Crosby, Sumter SC, country singer (She's a Natural)
  • 1955 Buster Mottram, tennis player
  • 1955 Joanne Abbott, Sarnia Ontario, yachter (Olympics-96)
  • 1955 John Nunn, British chess player
  • 1955 Américo Gallego, Argentine footballer
  • 1955 Parviz Parastui, Iranian actor
  • 1956 Jaroslava Schallerová, Hungarian actress
  • 1957 Eric Bristow, "Crafty Cockney

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1958 Christa Johnson, Arcata California, LPGA golfer (1990 Atlantic City Classic)

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson
  • 1958 Fish, [Derek William Dick], Scottish vocalist (Marillion-Sugar Mice)
  • 1958 Flab, rocker
  • 1959 Billy Rankin, rocker, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959 Tony Phillips, baseballoutfielder: Chicago White Sox, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1959 Dominique Blanc, French actress
  • 1960 Bruce Redman, Australian film producer
  • 1961 Dinesh D'Souza, American author
  • 1962 Adam Silver, American lawyer and NBA Commissioner, born in Rye, New York
  • 1964 Andy Bell, rocker (Erasure-Oh L'Amour)
  • 1964 Jackie Campbell, LA Cal, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-5th-1993)
  • 1964 Jamie Siddons, cricketer (Victorian & SA batsman ODI for Aust 1988)

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1964 Hank Azaria, New York City, American actor (The Birdcage) and voice behind many characters in The Simpsons (Moe, Apu, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson)

  • 1964 Wisit Sasanatieng, Thai film director
  • 1965 Denis Perez, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • 1965 Mark Bryant, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets)
  • 1965 Eric Avery, American musician (Jane's Addiction, Deconstruction, Polar Bear)
  • 1966 Darren Holmes, Asheville NC, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • 1966 Isabelle Pasco, France, actress (Ave Maria)/model (Elle, Vogue)
  • 1967 Angel Martino, Americus GA, 50m/100m freestyle (Oly-gold/2 br-92, 96)
  • 1969 Darren Woodson, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1969 Gavin Bruk-Jackson, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993)
  • 1969 Jon Olsen, US, 100m freestyle/400m/800m medley (Olymp-gold-1992, 96)
  • 1969 Marisa Pedulla, Bellefonte PA, half-lightweight judoka (Olympics-96)
  • 1969 Nir Shental, Israel, Men's 470 yachter (Oly-15th-1996)
  • 1969 Sanjeeva Ranatunga, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman 1994- )
  • 1969 Travis Fryman, Lexington KY, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1969 Joe Buck, American sports broadcaster
  • 1969 Renée Zellweger, American actress
  • 1970 Corwin Brown, NFL safety (NY Jets, NE Patriots)
  • 1970 Steve Tovar, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970 Tionne Watkins, American singer
  • 1971 Andrew Grigg, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1971 Brad Clontz, Stuart VA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
  • 1971 Eric England, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971 Michelle Harris, Newark Delaware, Miss America-Delaware (1996)
  • 1971 Pam Schaffrath, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971 Tomoko Kawakami, (Voice Actress), Japanese Seiyuu