Famous Birthdays on 11th January

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 262

  • 347 Emperor Theodosius I "The Great" of Rome (d. 395)
  • 889 Abd-ar-Rahman III, Emir and Caliph of Cordoba (d. 961)
  • 1322 Emperor Komyo of Japan (d. 1380)
  • 1359 Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (d. 1393)
  • 1395 Michelle of Valois, Duchess of Burgundy (d. 1422)
  • 1403 Jan IV, Duke of Brabant/Limburg
  • 1449 Domenico Ghirlandajo, Italy, renaissance painter
  • 1503 Francesco Parmigianino, Italian artist (Madonna with the Long Neck)
  • 1591 Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, English Civil War general (d. 1646)
  • 1630 John Rogers, American President of Harvard in the US (d. 1684)
  • 1671 François-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (d. 1745)
  • 1703 Columban Praelisauer, composer
  • 1720 Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent
  • 1723 Prithvi Narayan Shah, began the unification of modern Nepal (d. 1774)
  • 1727 Franz Sebastian Haindl, composer
  • 1746 Frantisek Adam Mica, composer
  • 1746 William Curtis, English botanist/publisher (Botanical Magazine)
  • 1750 Johann Jakob Walder, composer

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1755 Alexander Hamilton, US Founding Father and 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (1789-95), born in Charlestown, Nevis, West Indies (d. 1804)

1st US Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton
1st US Secretary of Treasury
Alexander Hamilton
  • 1757 Samuel Bentham, English mechanical engineer (d. 1831)
  • 1786 Joseph Jackson Lister, British optician who perfected the optical microscope by designing the achromatic objective lens, born in London, England
  • 1788 William Thomas Brande, English chemist (d. 1866)
  • 1800 Ányos Jedlik, Hungarian physicist (d. 1895)
  • 1801 John Lodge Ellerton, composer
  • 1807 Alfred Eugene "Mudwall" Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1807 Ezra Cornell, founder (Western Union Telegraph, Cornell University)
  • 1808 Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist
  • 1814 James Paget, English surgeon (disease of Paget)
  • 1814 Richard Griffith, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)

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1815 John A. Macdonald, First Prime Minister of Canada (1867-1873 and 1878-1891), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald
Prime Minister of Canada
John A. Macdonald
  • 1816 Fitz-Henry Warren, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1878)
  • 1818 John Reese Kenly, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1891)
  • 1825 Bayard Taylor, U.S. poet and writer (d. 1878
  • 1831 James Ronald Chalmers, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1898)
  • 1839 Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar

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1842 William James, American psychologist/philosopher (Pragmatism), born in NYC, New York

Father of American psychology William James
Father of American psychology
William James
  • 1843 Charles Yelverton O'Connor, Irish-Australian engineer (d. 1902)
  • 1849 Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (bath house)
  • 1850 J C Arthur, Lowville NY, botanist (studied rusts)
  • 1850 Philipp la Renotiere von Ferrary, famous philatelist
  • 1852 Konstantin Fehrenbach, German chancellor (1920-21)
  • 1853 Gustav Falke, German author/poet (Der Mann im Nebel)
  • 1853 Georgios Jakobides, Greek painter (d. 1926)
  • 1856 Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer
  • 1857 Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)
  • 1858 Harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947)
  • 1859 [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)
  • 1860 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian/French painter/author (Journal)
  • 1864 Thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword)
  • 1867 Edward B. Titchener, British psychologist. (d. 1927)
  • 1868 Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940)
  • 1870 Alexander Stirling Calder, American sculptor (d. 1945)
  • 1872 Paul Graener, composer
  • 1872 George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956)
  • 1873 John Callan O'Laughlin, American political and military figure and journalist (d. 1949)
  • 1875 Reinhold Gliere, composer
  • 1876 Elmer Flick, American baseball player (d. 1971)
  • 1878 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)
  • 1879 Antonio Beltramelli, writer
  • 1880 Rudolf T Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer

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1885 Alice Paul, American suffragist (National Woman's Party), born in Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey

Suffragist Alice Paul
Suffragist
Alice Paul
  • 1885 Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)
  • 1886 George Zucco, England, actor (Adv of Sherlock Holmes, Capt Fury)
  • 1887 Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)
  • 1888 Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed)
  • 1889 Calvin Bridges, American geneticist (d. 1938)
  • 1890 Monte Blue, American silent film actor (Montana, Oh Boy), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1963)
  • 1890 Oswald de Andrade, Brazilian author (d. 1954)
  • 1890 Max Carey, American baseball player (d. 1976)
  • 1894 Jaroslav Vogel, Czech composer and conductor (d. 1970)
  • 1896 Eva Le Gallienne, English-American actress and director (Resurrection), born in London, England (d. 1991)
  • 1896 Paddy Driscoll, NFL QB/coach (Chic Cardinals, Bears)
  • 1897 August Heissmeyer, German SS officer (d. 1979)
  • 1898 Hans Rudolf Krik, Danish writer/critic (Fiskerne, Slaven)
  • 1901 Andries D Copier, Dutch glass manufacturer (Gildeglass)
  • 1901 Kwon Ki-ok, Korean pilot (d. 1988)
  • 1902 Maurice Durufle, French organist/composer
  • 1903 Alan Paton, South Africa, writer (Cry, the Beloved Country)
  • 1904 Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly)
  • 1905 John Henry Jacques, Northumberland, England, co-operative retailer
  • 1905 Clyde Kluckhohn, American anthropologist (d. 1960)
  • 1906 Albert Hofmann, Switzerland, chemist (discovered LSD)
  • 1906 Johannes Paul Thilman, composer
  • 1906 Robert Nesbitt, impresario
  • 1907 Pierre Mendès-France, French Premier (1954-55) (d. 1982)
  • 1907 Abraham Joshua Heschel, Jewish American rabbi and theologian (d. 1972), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1908 Lionel Stander, actor (Max-Hart to Hart, Unfaithfully Yours), born in NYC, New York
  • 1909 Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer
  • 1909 Marguerite Kelsey, English model/painter (Haunting)
  • 1910 Izler Solomon, conductor, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1910 Trygve Martin Bratteli, Norwegian PM (Labour) (1971-72, 1973-76)
  • 1910 Sir Shane Paltridge, Australian politician (d. 1966)
  • 1911 Nora Heysen, Australian artist (d. 2003)
  • 1911 Zenko Suzuki, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 2004)
  • 1912 Donald Barry, actor (Mr Gallo-Mr Novak), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1912 Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, Curtiss Wright, Pan Am)
  • 1912 Thomas "Schoolboy" Rowe, Waco Texas, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1914 Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
  • 1915 Robert Blair Mayne, British soldier, co-founder Special Air Service (d. 1955)
  • 1916 Bernard Blier, Buenos Aires Argentina, actor (Les Miserables)
  • 1916 James H [Jimmy] Quillen, (Rep-R-TN, 1963- )
  • 1918 Albert Weisser, composer
  • 1919 Veda Ann Borg, actress (Avalanche, Accomplice), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1920 John Powell, campaigner
  • 1921 Gory Guerrero, professional wrestler (d. 1990)
  • 1922 Kathleen Byron, actress (Abdication, Profile, 4 Days), born in London, England
  • 1922 Neville Duke, English test pilot
  • 1922 Tony Charmoli, Minn, choreographer (Cher, Julie Andrew)
  • 1922 Ernle Bradford, English historian and writer (d. 1986)
  • 1923 Carroll Shelby, American race car driver, automobile designer and businessman, (d. 2012)
  • 1924 Don Cherry, Wichita Texas, singer (Dean Martin Summer Show)
  • 1924 Slim Harpo [James Moore], Lobdell, Louisiana, American blues musician
  • 1924 Sam B. Hall, American politician (d. 1994)
  • 1926 Alexander Gibson, conductor
  • 1926 Elisabeth M J "Elly" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Miser)
  • 1926 Grant Tinker, broadcasting executive (NBC-TV)
  • 1926 Lev Stepanovich Demin, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 15)
  • 1926 Phil Sidey, broadcaster
  • 1927 John Hayes, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 15 Tests 1951-58)
  • 1927 Wilton "Bogey" Gaynair, saxophonist
  • 1928 David L Wolper, producer (Devil's Brigade)
  • 1928 Mitchell Ryan, actor (Chase, Executive Suite), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1929 Nicoletta Orsomando, Italian TV presenter, born in Casapulla
  • 1929 Wanda Wilkomirska, Polish violinist, born in Warsaw, Poland

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1930 Rod Taylor, Australian actor (The Birds, Time Machine), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor
  • 1930 Ron Mulock, Australian politician
  • 1931 Ed Hall, Roxbury Mass, actor (Dr Bicker-Medical Center)
  • 1931 Betty Churcher, director of the National Gallery of Australia
  • 1932 Alfonso Arau, Mexican film director
  • 1933 Goldie Hill, Karnes County Tx, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
  • 1934 Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare, Computer scientist

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1934 Jean Chretien, Shawinigan Quebec, 20th Prime Minister of Canada (1993-2003)

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • 1935 Chuck Barksdale, US singer (Dells-I Can Sing a Rainbow)
  • 1935 Ghita Nørby, Danish actress
  • 1936 Linda Lawson, actress (Don't Call Me Charlie), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1936 Meindert Leerling, Dutch TV director/MP (RPF)
  • 1936 Eve Hesse, Hamburg Germany, German born Jewish-American sculptor.
  • 1938 Fischer S Black Jr, financial theorist
  • 1938 Michael Fenn, docker/socialist
  • 1938 Arthur Scargill, Socialist Labour Party (UK) leader
  • 1939 Anne Heggtveit, Canadian alpine skier (Olympic-gold-1960), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1940 Mark DeVoto, composer
  • 1941 Gérson, Brazilian footballer
  • 1942 Clarence Clemons, rock saxophonist (Bruce Springsteen's E St Band)
  • 1943 William Albert Penn, composer
  • 1943 Henry Cecil, Aberdeen, Scotland, English horse racing trainer
  • 1944 York Georg Holler, composer
  • 1944 Mohammed Abed Elhai, Sudanese writer and academic (d. 1989)
  • 1944 Shibu Soren, Indian politician
  • 1945 Christine Kaufmann, Austria, actress (Town Without Pity, Red Lips)
  • 1945 Samdech Preah Sanghareach Bour Kry, Supreme Patriarch of the Cambodian Dhammayutt Order
  • 1946 Ludmila Poradnik, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1946 Naomi Judd, [Diana Ellen], Ashland Ky, singer (Judds-Why Not Me)
  • 1946 Tony Kaye, rocker (Yes)
  • 1946 John Piper, American theologian
  • 1947 Anna Calder-Marshall, Kensington England, actress (Zulu Dawn)
  • 1947 Bryan Robson, English international soccer star
  • 1948 Madeline Manning-Jackson-Mimms, US 800m runner (Oly-gold-1968)
  • 1949 Tom Netherton, Munich Germany, singer (Lawrence Welk Show)
  • 1949 [Frederick] Dennis Greene, American singer (Sha Na Na), born in New York, (d. 2015)
  • 1949 Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer
  • 1951 Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)
  • 1952 Ben Daniel Crenshaw, PGA golfer (1976 Bing Crosby), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1952 Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952 Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian
  • 1952 Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
  • 1952 Michael Forshaw, Australian politician
  • 1953 Anna Marchesini, Italian entertainer
  • 1953 John Sessions, Scottish actor
  • 1954 Saskia ten Batenburg, Dutch actress (Factory, Hunk)
  • 1956 Kuniaki Kobayashi, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
  • 1956 Robert Earl Keen, American singer
  • 1957 Darryl Dawkins, American professional basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Nets), born in Orlando, Florida (d. 2015)
  • 1957 Bryan Robson, English footballer and manager
  • 1958 Lourdes Ann Kananimanu Estores, playmate (Jun, 1982), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1958 Vicki Peterson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958 Diego León Montoya Sánchez, former Colombian crime boss
  • 1959 Brett Bodine, auto racer
  • 1961 Paul Skansi, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawk)
  • 1961 Jasper Fforde, British author
  • 1962 Donn Pall, Evergreen Park IL, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies, Fl Marlins)
  • 1962 Julie Moran, TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight, Independence Day)
  • 1962 Kim Coles, American actress (Synclaire-Living Single), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1962 Susan Lindauer, American peace activist and accused spy
  • 1963 Jason Connery, actor (Robin Hood), born in London, England
  • 1963 Kate Gompert, Ames lA, tennis star
  • 1963 Petra Schneider, E German swimming star (world record 400m)
  • 1963 Tracy Caulkins, Winona Minn, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1984)
  • 1965 Barbara Belding, San Diego Cal, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-17th-1994)
  • 1965 Joely Richardson, actress (Body Contact, Wetherby), born in London, England
  • 1965 Karl Van Calcar, Torrance California, 3k steeplechase
  • 1965 Loredana Romito, Benevento Italy, model/actress (Fatal Temptation)
  • 1965 Olivia Barash, actress (Laura-Out of the Blue), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1965 Steve Vancil, Oregon City Ore, golfer (1989 City of Portland)
  • 1965 Roland Scholten, Dutch Darts Player
  • 1966 Christian Pouget, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1966 Marc Acito, American novelist and humorist
  • 1966 Kelley Law, Canadian curler
  • 1967 Jeff Bankett, actor (Tyler-1 Life to Live), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967 Richmond Webb, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)