Famous Birthdays on 30th April

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 205

  • 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

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 JD Campbell, Scottish/Brit Minister to Indies (1868-74/80-85)
  • 1830 Davis Tillson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • 1837 Alfred Gaul, composer
  • 1846 Rosalie Amstein, writer
  • 1853 Alfred v Berger, writer
  • 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 (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, Hampton, New Brunswick, Canadian jurist and human rights advocate (Universal Declaration on Human Rights)

  • 1908 Eve Arden, American actress (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, composer
  • 1911 John-Baptist J Walgrave, [Henricus/Humanus], Flemish, theologist
  • 1911 Luise Rinser, writer
  • 1912 Eve Arden, Mill Valley California, actress (Connie-Our Miss Brooks)
  • 1912 Manuel Gutierrez Mellado, soldier/politician
  • 1913 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general (ITA)
  • 1913 Edith Fowke, folklorist
  • 1914 Sid Weiss, bassist
  • 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, Paris France, actress (Phantom of Hollywood)
  • 1925 Johnny Horton, American musician (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 Johnny Horton, rocker, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 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, St Paul Minn, major USAF/astronaut
  • 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, Calgary Alberta, Canadian actor, director, and writer

Actor and Director Paul Gross
Actor and Director
Paul Gross

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1959 Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada

Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
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, Dayton OH, infielder (Minnesota Twins)
  • 1964 Barrington Levy, Jamaican musician
  • 1964 Tony Fernandes, Malaysian Businessman (AirAsia), born in Kuala Lumpur
  • 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, Phila Pa, actress (Attack of Vampire Mermaid)
  • 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, Point Pleasant, New Jersey, American actress (Interview with the Vampire, Spider-Man)

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