Famous Birthdays on 13th February

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  • 711 BC Jimmu, Japanese emperor (d. 585 DC)
  • 1440 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
  • 1457 Mary of Burgundy, daughter of Charles the Bold and wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1482)
  • 1480 Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1542)
  • 1599 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67)
  • 1610 Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists
  • 1622 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
  • 1658 Jan B Wellekens, Dutch poet/painter
  • 1660 Johann Sigismund Kusser, composer
  • 1672 Étienne François Geoffroy, French chemist (d. 1731)
  • 1682 Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Venice, painter (Fortune Teller)
  • 1713 Domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas, composer
  • 1721 John Reid [Robertson], British Army General and composer (d. 1807)
  • 1728 John Hunter, Scottish surgeon (d. 1793)

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1743 Joseph Banks, English botanist and naturalist (d. 1820)

Botanist and explorer Joseph Banks
Botanist and explorer
Joseph Banks
  • 1754 Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, French politician (d. 1838)
  • 1755 Francois Alexander Sallantin, composer
  • 1756 Joannes van der Linden, lawyer/judge (Ware Pleiter)
  • 1757 John C Hespe, Dutch journalist/politician
  • 1764 Talleyrand, France/Napoleon's foreign minster
  • 1766 Thomas Malthus, Rookery Surrey UK, economist and demographer (Law of Malthus)
  • 1768 Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French marshal (d. 1835)
  • 1769 Ivan Krylov, Russian fabulist (d. 1844)
  • 1778 Fernando Sor, composer
  • 1787 James P Carrell, composer
  • 1805 David Dudley Field, lawyer/law codifier
  • 1805 Peter G L Dirichlet, Germany, number theorist/analysist
  • 1807 Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder (Liefdezusters)
  • 1813 Charles Pierre Schimpf, governor of Suriname (1855-59)
  • 1820 Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer
  • 1822 Lev A Mej, Russian nobleman/poet
  • 1829 Gerard Keller, writer (Netherlands Spectator)
  • 1831 John Aaron Rawlins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1869)
  • 1833 William Whedbee Kirkland, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1915)
  • 1835 Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (d. 1908)
  • 1837 Valentin de Zubiaurre y Unionbarrenechea, composer
  • 1840 Georg Jacobi, composer
  • 1849 Lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father
  • 1852 Johan L E Dreyer, Danish astronomer (New gen catalogue of nebulae)
  • 1855 Paul Deschanel, French President (d. 1922)
  • 1859 Frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist
  • 1859 William Strang, Scottish painter/engraver
  • 1861 Uchimura Kanzo, religious writer (How I Became a Christian), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1862 Karel Weis, composer
  • 1870 Leopold Godowsky, Lithuania, virtuoso pianist/composer
  • 1874 Hendrik Spiekman, Dutch politician (social-democratic)
  • 1876 Fritz Buelow, German-born American baseball player (d. 1933)
  • 1877 Jazeps Medins, composer
  • 1879 Sarojini Naidu, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1949)
  • 1881 Eleanor Farjeon, English writer (Martin Pippin)
  • 1883 Bainbridge Crist, composer
  • 1883 Harold "Hal" Chase, baseball player/manager
  • 1884 Alfred Carlton Gilbert, American athlete, inventor, and businessman (d. 1961)

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1885 Elizabeth Virginia [Bess] Truman, US First Lady (1945-52)

US First Lady Bess Truman
US First Lady
Bess Truman
  • 1887 Alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I
  • 1888 Georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier
  • 1888 Heintje Davids, [Hendrika], Dutch revue star
  • 1891 Kate Roberts, Welsh nationalist and writer (d. 1985)
  • 1892 Grant Wood, US, painter (American Gothic)
  • 1892 Robert Houghwout Jackson, 84th Supreme Court justice (1941-54)
  • 1893 Ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romania, communist/foreign minister (1945-52)
  • 1895 Fred Essler, Austria, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown, Saratoga Trunk)
  • 1898 Neville Pearson, English publisher
  • 1902 Blair Moody, (Sen-Mich), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1902 Karl Menger, Austria/US mathematician (theory of dimension)
  • 1903 Georges Simenon, Belgium, mystery writer (Snow Was Black)
  • 1906 Agostinho da Silva, Portuguese philosopher (d. 1994)
  • 1907 Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer (d. 2004)
  • 1908 Gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer
  • 1908 Pauline Frederick, journalist/correspondent (UN, NBC TV)
  • 1908 Sulo Nurmela, Finland, 4 X 100K relay skier (Olympic-gold-1936)

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1910 William Shockley, US physicist (Nobel 1956), racist, born in London, England

Physicist William Shockley
Physicist
William Shockley
  • 1911 Jean Muir Fullarton, actress
  • 1912 French J Van den Brande, Flemish actor
  • 1912 Jose de Capriles, US, fencer (Olympic-1936, 48, 52)
  • 1912 Margaretta Scott, actress (Crescendo, Where's Charley, Counterblast)
  • 1913 Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant
  • 1913 Guiseppe Dossetti, politician/priest
  • 1914 Earl Cadogan, British large landowner (Military Cross)
  • 1914 George Kleinsinger, composer (Tubby the Tuba), born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1915 Lyle Betther, Phila, actor (Harry-Grand Jury, Lone Ranger)
  • 1915 Aung San, Burmese general and politician (d. 1947)
  • 1916 James Griffith, actor (Sheriff of Cochise), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1917 Polly Rose, actress (Myrtle-Love That Jill)
  • 1918 Patty Berg, Minneapolis MN, LPGA golfer (1938 US Amateur)
  • 1919 Eddie Robinson, winningest college football coach (Grambling)
  • 1919 Joan Edwards, vocalist (Joan Edwards Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1919 Tennessee Ernie Ford, Bristol Tn, country vocalist/actor (pea picker)
  • 1920 Bryant Boudleaux, Shellman Ga, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)
  • 1920 Eileen Farrell, Willimantic Conn, opera soprano (Interrupted Melody)
  • 1921 Henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist
  • 1921 Zao-Wou-Ki, Chinese/French painter/graphic artist
  • 1922 Lord Pym of Sandy, British minister of foreign affairs
  • 1922 Gordon Tullock, American economist
  • 1922 Tristram Coffin, San Marino, California, folklorist (The Book of Christmas Folklore, The Old Ball Game), (d. 2012)
  • 1923 Chuck Yeagar, US test pilot (1st man to break sound barrier)
  • 1923 Michael Anthony Bilandic, American politician (d. 2002)
  • 1923 Yfrah Neaman, Lebanese violinist (d. 2003)
  • 1924 Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician
  • 1925 Gene Ames, singer
  • 1925 Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author
  • 1926 Barney Childs, composer
  • 1927 Harry Wich, Dutch set designer
  • 1929 Omar Torrijos Herrera, president Panama
  • 1930 Dotty McGuire, vocalist (McGuire Sisters), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • 1930 Ernst Fuchs, Austrian artist
  • 1932 Susan Oliver, American actress (d. 1990)
  • 1933 Caroline Blakiston, actress (At Bertram's Hotel)
  • 1933 Emanuel Ungaro, France, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1969)
  • 1933 Kim Novak, [Marilyn], actress (Vertigo, Of Human Bondage), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1933 Paul Biya, president of Cameroon (1982- )
  • 1934 George Segal, actor/banjo player (Carbon Copy, Fun with Dick & Jane)
  • 1935 Tommy Jacobs, golfer
  • 1935 Dr. Don Panoz, American entrepreneur and motorsports impresario (ALMS)
  • 1936 John Harris, British(?) cricket player
  • 1936 Leamon King, Tulare California, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1937 Sigmund Jaehn, German DR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 31/29)
  • 1937 Susan Oliver, actress (Ann-Peyton Place, Star Trek-Cage), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937 Ali El-Maak, Sudanese writer (d. 1992)
  • 1938 Oliver Reed, actor (Big Sleep), born in London, England
  • 1939 Valery Illych Rozhdestvensky, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 23)
  • 1939 Beate Klarsfeld, German Nazi hunter
  • 1941 Bo Svenson, Goteborg Sweden, actor (North Dallas 40, Walking Tall)
  • 1941 Andrea Conte, First Lady of Tennessee
  • 1941 Sigmar Polke, German painter
  • 1942 Carol Lynley, actress (Night Stalker, Fantasy Island, Immortal), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Donald E Williams, Lafayette Ind, Capt USN/astro (STS 51D, STS 34)
  • 1942 Peter Tork, American musician and actor (The Monkees)
  • 1943 F C Delius, writer
  • 1943 Leo Frankowski, US, sci-fi author (High Tech Knight, Flying Warlord)

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1944 Jerry Springer, talk show host (Jerry Springer Show), born in London, England

Talk Show Host Jerry Springer
Talk Show Host
Jerry Springer
  • 1944 Sal Bando, baseball player (Oakland A's)
  • 1944 Stockard Channing, actress (Grease, Big Bus, Without a Trace), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Rebop Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (d. 1983)
  • 1944 Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor (d. 2006)
  • 1945 Keith Nichols, jazz pianist
  • 1945 King Floyd, rocker
  • 1945 Roy Dyke, rock drummer (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1945 David Tremlett, English Artist
  • 1946 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German director/actor (Ehe der Maria Braun)
  • 1946 Louis Kondos, Greek actor
  • 1947 Mike Krzyzewski, basketball coach
  • 1947 Tony Butler, rock bassist (Big Country-It's a Big Country, Wonderland)
  • 1948 Allan Legere, Canadian serial killer (Monster of the Miramichi)
  • 1950 Leonard Pascoe, cricketer (dynamic Aussie quick 1977-82)
  • 1950 Peter Gabriel, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Genesis, In Your Eyes)
  • 1951 David Naughton, actor (My Sister Sam, Separate Vacations), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1951 Greg Fulginiti, American mastering engineer
  • 1952 David Puilum Choi, Hong Kong, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • 1952 Ed Gagliardi, American rock bassist (Foreigner-Cold As Ice), born in NYC, (d. 2014)
  • 1952 Freddy Maertens, Belgian cyclist
  • 1953 Sharon Wyatt, Lebanon Tenn, actress (Tiffany-General Hospital)
  • 1953 Suleiman Nyambui, Tanzanian runner (world record 5k indoor)
  • 1953 Rico J. Puno, Filipino pop singer
  • 1955 Jan de Ligt, Dutch saxophonist (I've Got the Bullets)
  • 1955 Scott Smith, rock bassist (Loverboy-Get Lucky)
  • 1955 Joe Birkett, American lawyer
  • 1956 Liam Brady, British soccer player
  • 1956 Peter Hook, English rock bassist (New Order-Round & Round, Run)
  • 1956 Richard Eden, actor (Brick-Santa Barbara, Solar Crisis, Robocop)
  • 1956 Yiannis Kouros, Greek-Australian runner
  • 1956 Princess Alia bint Al Hussein, Jordanian Royal Family member
  • 1957 Doris King, vocalist (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1957 Thelston Payne, cricket wicket-keeper (WI 1986)
  • 1957 Denise Austin, American fitness expert
  • 1958 Mark Fox, congas/percussionist (Haircut 100-Nobody's Fool)
  • 1958 Pernilla August, Swedish actress
  • 1958 Marc Emery, Canadian cannabis activist
  • 1958 Derek Riggs, British artist
  • 1958 Tip Tipping, British actor and stuntman (d. 1993)
  • 1959 Gaston Gingras, National Hockey League defenceman
  • 1959 Gord Hampson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1960 Kelly McCormick, Anaheim California, diver (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • 1960 Matt Salinger, Windsor VT, actor (Capt America, Deadly Deception)
  • 1960 Michael Craig, rock bassist (Culture Club-Do You Want to Hurt Me)
  • 1960 Pierluigi Collina, Italian football referee
  • 1960 Gary Patterson, American football coach
  • 1960 Artur Yusupov, Russian-German chess player
  • 1961 Henry Rollins, US vocalist/poet (Big Ugly Mouth, Talking From the Box)
  • 1961 Kyi Hla Han, Burmese golfer, born in Yangon
  • 1961 Les Warner, rocker (Cult-Fire Woman)
  • 1962 Jackie Silva, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, volleyballer (Pan Am-Bronze)
  • 1962 Aníbal Acevedo Vilá, American politician
  • 1963 Penelope Ann Miller, actress (Awakenings, Chaplin, Freshman) [or 1/13]
  • 1963 Roberta Vasquez, playmate (November, 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964 Evi Strasser, Bavaria German, equestrian (Olympics-96)
  • 1964 Mark Patton, American actor
  • 1964 Ylva Johansson, Swedish politician
  • 1965 Kenny Harrison, triple jumper, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1965 Stephen Manley, actor (Donny-Married the 1st Year), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966 Freedom Williams, rock vocalist (C&C Music Factory-Everbody Dance Now)
  • 1966 Tally Chanel, Tel Aviv Israel, actress (Warrior Queen)
  • 1967 Bas Roorda, soccer player (FC Groningen) [or Feb 21]
  • 1967 Eddie Pye, US baseball infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • 1967 Melanie Denise Bridges, Derry NH, Miss NH-America (1991)
  • 1967 Stanimir Stoilov, Bulgarian footballer and coach
  • 1968 Matt Mieske, US baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1969 Ahlam, Bahraini singer
  • 1970 Kevin Stocker, US baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1970 Ruben Brown, NFL guard (Buffalo Bills)