Famous Birthdays on 30th April

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 203

  • 1245 King Philip III of France (d. 1285)
  • 1309 Kazimierz III de Great, King of Poland (1333-70)
  • 1553 Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont, queen of France (d. 1601)
  • 1602 William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
  • 1651 Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest/theorist/saint
  • 1662 Queen Mary II of England (d. 1694)
  • 1664 François Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (d. 1709)
  • 1710 Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (d. 1795)
  • 1717 Guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer
  • 1723 Mathurin Jacques Brisson, French naturalist (d. 1806)
  • 1743 Robert Jasper van de Capellen, master of Marsch/politician
  • 1767 Jean Henri Appelius, lawyer/minister of Finance
  • 1770 David Thompson, English/Canadian explorer (Columbia River)

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1777 Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematician, born in Brunswick, Germany (d. 1855)

Mathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist
Carl Friedrich Gauss
  • 1790 John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist
  • 1792 Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer
  • 1797 Andreas V Michiels, Dutch military governor of West-Sumatra
  • 1803 Albrecht Graf von Roon, Prime Minister of Prussia (d. 1879)
  • 1805 William Kerley Strong, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1867)
  • 1812 Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel van Bathe
  • 1823 George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll and Secretary of State for India (1868-74, 1880-85), born in Ardencaple Castle, Dunbartonshire (d. 1990)
  • 1830 Davis Tillson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • 1837 Alfred R. Gaul, English composer, born in Nottingham (d. 1913)
  • 1846 Rosalie Amstein, writer
  • 1853 Alfred Berger, Austrian playwright, born in Vienna (d. 1912)
  • 1857 Eugen Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1940)
  • 1858 Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893)
  • 1864 Frans Netscher, Dutch writer/journalist (Studies of nude model)
  • 1864 Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (d. 1913)
  • 1865 Max Nettlau, German anarchist (d. 1944)
  • 1869 Hans Poelzig, German architect (d. 1936)
  • 1870 Franz Lehar, operetta composer (Naughty Marietta)
  • 1874 Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian priest/writer
  • 1876 Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (d. 1937)
  • 1877 Alice B. Toklas, American companion of Gertrude Stein (d. 1967)
  • 1882 Trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (To the Invisible)
  • 1883 David John de Lloyd, composer
  • 1884 Albert Israel Elkus, composer
  • 1885 Luigi Russolo, composer
  • 1886 Frank Merrik, composer
  • 1888 John Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder)
  • 1889 Acario Cotapos, composer
  • 1889 Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer
  • 1891 Watze Cuperus, Frisian author (Swart mar leaflik)

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1893 Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister, born in Wesel, Rhine Province, German Empire (d. 1946)

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop
  • 1895 Philippe Panneton, French Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (d. 1960)
  • 1896 Gary Davis, Laurens SC, blues/folk guitarist (A Little More Faith)
  • 1896 Hans List, Austrian inventor (d. 1996)
  • 1897 Humberto Mauro, Brazillina director and screenwriter (d. 1983)
  • 1899 Jannetje Fisherman-Roosendaal, author (regional novels)
  • 1899 Lucie Mannheim, actress (East Meets West, 39 Steps), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1901 Simon Kuznets, Ukrainian-born economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1985)
  • 1902 Andre-Francois Marescotti, composer
  • 1902 Rudolf Wittelsbach, composer
  • 1903 Gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Symphony Breve)

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1905 John Peters Humphrey, Canadian jurist and human rights advocate (Universal Declaration on Human Rights), born in Hampton, New Brunswick (d. 1995)

  • 1908 Eve Arden [Eunice Mary Quedens], American actress (Our Miss Brooks), born in Mill Valley, California, (d. 1990)
  • 1908 Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic foreign and later prime minister (d. 1970)
  • 1909 Juliana, Queen of Netherlands (1948-80)
  • 1909 F. E. McWilliam, Irish sculptor (d. 1992)
  • 1910 Al Lewis, actor (Leo-Car 54, Grandpa-Munsters)
  • 1911 Hans Studer, Swiss composer, born in Murii (d. 1984)
  • 1911 John-Baptist J Walgrave, [Henricus/Humanus], Flemish, theologist
  • 1911 Luise Rinser, German writer (Prison Journal), born in Pitzling, Bavaria (d. 2002)
  • 1912 Manuel Gutierrez Mellado, soldier/politician
  • 1913 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general (ITA)
  • 1913 Edith Fowke, folklorist
  • 1914 Sid Weiss, jazz bassist, born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1916 Claude Shannon, information theorist
  • 1916 Dugo D Schenker, Suriname/Antillian producer
  • 1916 Robert Shaw, Red Bluff California, chorale conductor (Robert Shaw Chorale)
  • 1917 Bea Wain, US singer/radio host (Lucky Strike Hit Parade)
  • 1918 W Donald McNeill, tennis champ (US Open-1940)
  • 1919 Valeer [Valerius V] van Kerkhove, Flemish writer/producer
  • 1920 Duncan Hamilton, driver
  • 1920 Leen 't Hart, Dutch organist/composer
  • 1921 Roger Easton, American scientist & inventor (GPS), born in Craftsbury, Vermont (d. 2014)
  • 1922 Anton Murray, cricketer (South African batsman in 10 Tests 1951-55)
  • 1923 Alan Wharton, cricketer (England batsman once v NZ 1949, scored 7 & 13)
  • 1923 George Byatt, playwright
  • 1923 Al Lewis, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1924 Sheldon Harnick, lyricist (Fiorello, Fiddler on the Roof), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1925 Corinne Calvet, actress (Phantom of Hollywood), born in Paris, France
  • 1925 Johnny Horton, country music and rockabilly singer (The Battle of New Orleans), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1960)
  • 1926 Cloris Leachman, actress (Last Picture Show, Phyllis), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1926 Corinne Calvet, France, actress (Apache Uprising)
  • 1926 Edmund Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Seed of Light, All Fool's Day)
  • 1927 Lars Hall, Sweden, Pentathelete (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1928 Hugh Hood, Canadian author (d. 2000)
  • 1929 Peter Carsten, Weissenberg Bavaria, actor (Mr Super Invisible)
  • 1930 Raoul de Keyser, [Dekeyser], Flemish painter
  • 1931 William L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- )
  • 1932 Anton Larrauri, composer
  • 1934 Jerry Lordan, English composer and singer (d. 1995)
  • 1936 Zohra Lampert, actress (Doctors' Hospital, Girl With Something Extra)
  • 1938 Gary Collins, Venice California, actor (6th Sense, Home Show), (d. 2012)
  • 1938 Larry [Van Cott] Niven, US, sci-fi author (5 Hugo, Neutron Star)
  • 1938 Juraj Jakubisko, Slovak film director
  • 1939 Ellen Taafe Zwilich, (1st woman composer Pulitzer 1982), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1939 Pieter van Vollenhoven, husband of Dutch Princess Margriet
  • 1940 Burt Young, actor (Convoy, Rocky), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941 Johnny Farina, rocker (Santo & Johnny)
  • 1941 Wilfried Jentzsh, composer
  • 1943 Bobby Vee, Fargo ND, (Devil or Angel, Night has a Thousand Eyes)
  • 1943 Robert L Livingston, (Rep-R-Louisiana, 1977- )
  • 1943 Frederick Chiluba, former Zambian president (1991-2001)
  • 1944 Jill Clayburgh, actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Richard Shoff, rocker (Sandpipers)
  • 1945 Annie Dillard, American writer (An American Childhood)
  • 1945 Claude van de Berge, [Rony MF Pauwels], Flemish writer (Graph Theory)
  • 1945 Michael J Smith, Beaufort NC, Cmdr USN, astr (51L-Challenger disaster)
  • 1945 Mike Beacon, rocker (Ox)
  • 1945 Mimi Farina, rocker (Reflections in a Crystal Wind)
  • 1946 Donald Schollander, Charlotte NC, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-64)
  • 1946 Karl XVI Gustav F H, King of Sweden (1973- )
  • 1946 Bill Plympton, American animator
  • 1947 Robert Scott, (Rep-D-Virginia)
  • 1947 Leslie Grantham, English actor
  • 1947 Mats Odell, Swedish politician
  • 1947 Tom Køhlert, Brondby IF coach
  • 1948 Perry King, Alliance OH, actor (Andy Warhol's "Bad")
  • 1948 Wayne Kramer, guitarist (MC5, Dangerous Madness)
  • 1949 Phil Garner, baseball manager
  • 1951 Panuta Rosani, Poland, discus (Olympic 1976) drug disqualified
  • 1952 Tom Pesek, PC programmer (creator of HAL 9000 program)
  • 1952 Jacques Audiard, French film director
  • 1953 Merrill Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
  • 1954 Gunther Tiersch, German DR, 8 man cox (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1954 Jane Campion, New Zealand film director
  • 1955 Dimitra Papandreau, Greece, wife of Greek PM Andreas Papandreau
  • 1955 Nicolas Hulot, French journalist
  • 1956 Jorge Chaminé, Portuguese baritone
  • 1956 Lars von Trier, Danish film director
  • 1957 Duane G Carey, major USAF/astronaut, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1957 Aviva Chomsky, American historian, daughter of Noam Chomsky
  • 1958 Charles Berling, French actor, director and screenwriter
  • 1959 Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/Engl/Neth actor (Goede Tijden Selechte Tijden)
  • 1959 Lauren Howe, LPGA golfer

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1959 Paul Gross, Canadian actor (Constable Benton Fraser - Due South), director, and writer (Passchendaele), born in Calgary, Alberta

Actor and Director Paul Gross
Actor and Director
Paul Gross

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1959 Stephen Harper, 22nd Prime Minister of Canada (2006-15), born in Toronto, Ontario

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper
  • 1959 W. Thomas Smith, Jr, American author and columnist
  • 1960 Kerry Healey, American politician
  • 1960 David Miscavige, American cult leader

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1961 Isiah Thomas, NBA forward (Detroit Piston; 1990 NBA playoff MVP), born in Chicago, Illinois

NBA Point Guard and Head Coach Isiah Thomas
NBA Point Guard and Head Coach
Isiah Thomas
  • 1963 Steve Smith, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1964 Ian Healy, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian since 1988)
  • 1964 Jeff Reboulet, infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1964 Barrington Levy, Jamaican musician

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1964 Tony Fernandes, Malaysian businessman (AirAsia), born in Kuala Lumpur

Entrepreneur Tony Fernandes
Entrepreneur
Tony Fernandes
  • 1965 Adrian Pasdar, Pittsfield Mass, actor (C Oliver Resor-Feds, Top Gun)
  • 1965 Daniela Costian, Australian discus/shot putter (Olympics-96)
  • 1966 Aundray Bruce, defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1966 David Meggett, NFL running back (NY Giants, NE Patriots)
  • 1966 Jeff Brown, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1967 Steven Mackintosh, British actor
  • 1968 Babette Van Veen, Neth, actress (Linda-GTST, Blueberry Hill)
  • 1968 Paulo Jr, Brazilian pop bassist (Sepultura, Morbid Visions)
  • 1968 Richard Pilon, Saskatoon, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • 1968 Roger Mar, rapid fire pistol (Olympics-1996), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1968 Sandra Beikoff, Mackay QLD, golfer (1990 Sunshine Coast Open)
  • 1969 Dexter Rogers, St Petersburg Fla, volleyball opposite hitter (Oly-96)
  • 1969 Joey Restivo, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969 Warren Defever, American musician, composer
  • 1970 Brad Layton, Seymour Ind, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • 1970 Debbie D, actress (Attack of Vampire Mermaid), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970 Ken Stanton, American Radio Personality
  • 1971 B J Tyler, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1971 Matt Martin, Hamden, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs, Oly-US-94)
  • 1971 Randy Bierman, WLAF tackle (Scottish Claymores)
  • 1971 Ryan Hawblitzel, West Palm Beach Fla, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • 1971 Ty Hallock, fullback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1971 John Boyne, Irish novelist
  • 1971 Darren Emerson, English DJ (Underworld)
  • 1972 Kendricke Bullard, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • 1972 Mario Schaden, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
  • 1973 Akon, American R&B Singer
  • 1974 Cedric Jones, defensive end (NY Giants)
  • 1974 Chris Darkins, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1975 Beverley Peele, model [or Apr 7]
  • 1975 Johnny Galecki, American actor (Roseanne, The Big Bang Theory), born in Bree Belgium
  • 1975 Elliott Sadler, American race car driver
  • 1975 Mike Chat, American actor
  • 1976 Amanda Palmer, American musician (The Dresden Dolls)
  • 1977 Jeannie Haddaway, American politician
  • 1977 Pell James, American actress
  • 1979 Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer
  • 1981 John O'Shea, Irish footballer
  • 1981 Emma Pierson, British actress
  • 1981 Kunal Nayyar, British-Indian actor and writer (Dr. Raj Koothrappali - The Big Bang Theory), born in London

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1982 Kirsten Dunst, American actress (Interview with the Vampire, Spider-Man), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Actress Kirsten Dunst
Actress
Kirsten Dunst
  • 1982 Lloyd Banks, American rapper
  • 1982 Cleo Higgins, British singer and actress
  • 1982 Andrew Seeley, Canadian actor and singer
  • 1983 Tatjana Hüfner, German luger
  • 1983 Troy Williamson, American football player
  • 1983 Yamini, Tamil Singer
  • 1984 Shawn Daivari, Persian-American professional wrestler and manager
  • 1985 Ashley Alexandra Dupré, American singer and call girl
  • 1986 Dianna Agron, Savannah, Georgia, American Actress (Quinn Fabray-Glee)
  • 1987 Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer