Famous Birthdays on July 11

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 227

  • 154 Bar Daisan, [Bardesanes], Syrian theologist
  • 1274 Robert Bruce, King of Scots (1306-29)
  • 1366 Anne of Bohemia, consort of Richard II of England (d. 1394)
  • 1540 Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg
  • 1558 Robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon)
  • 1561 Luis de Góngora, Spanish poet (d. 1627)
  • 1603 Kenelm Digby, English privateer (d. 1665)
  • 1628 Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese warlord (d. 1701)
  • 1657 Frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13)
  • 1662 Maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern
  • 1694 Charles-Antoine Coypel, French carpet designer
  • 1697 Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer/cartographer
  • 1709 Johan Gottschalk Wallerius, Swedish chemist (d. 1785)
  • 1723 Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (d. 1799)
  • 1738 Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon/viceroy of Hungary/Netherlands
  • 1751 Caroline Matilda of Wales, queen consort of Denmark and Norway (d. 1775)
  • 1754 Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare

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1767 John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States (D) (1825-1829), born in Braintree, Massachusetts (d. 1848)

6th US President John Quincy Adams
6th US President
John Quincy Adams
  • 1810 Eugene L Simonis, Belgian sculptor
  • 1811 Joseph Lanman, Comm (Union Navy), (d. 1874)
  • 1811 William Robert Grove, Welsh physicist and inventor of the first fuel cell, born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1816 French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect
  • 1824 Adolphe-Abraham Samuel, composer
  • 1825 Edward Henry Hobson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1901)
  • 1826 Alexander Afanasyev, Russian folklorist (d. 1871)
  • 1832 Charilaos Trikoupis, Greek politician (d. 1896)
  • 1836 Carlos Gomes, composer
  • 1837 Paul Lacombe, composer
  • 1838 John Wanamaker, merchant (Wanamakers Dept Store)
  • 1841 Daniel de Lange, Dutch composer
  • 1841 William Paul Roberts, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1910)
  • 1844 Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia
  • 1846 Leon Bloy, French writer (d. 1917)
  • 1850 Annie Armstrong, American missionary leader (d. 1938)
  • 1851 Millie & Christine McCoy, American siamese twins born slaves in Whiteville, North Carolina (d.1912)
  • 1857 Alfred Binet, French child psychologist
  • 1857 Iacob Moresianu, composer
  • 1860 Johannis J van Laar, Dutch chemist (thermodynamics)
  • 1861 George William Norris, (Rep/Sen-Neb) (Lame duck-amendement)
  • 1862 Liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer
  • 1864 Petar Danov, Bulgarian spiritual teacher (d. 1944)
  • 1866 R Beer-Hofmann, writer
  • 1866 Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1953)
  • 1871 Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Farmers' Party)
  • 1885 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter
  • 1886 Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (d. 1939)
  • 1888 Carl Schmitt, German nazi-lawyer (Verfassungslehre)
  • 1888 Lyman Bryson, Valentine Nebr, educator (UN Casebook)
  • 1889 Alfred E Green, Perris CA, director (Copacabana, Jolson Story)
  • 1890 Arthur W Tedder of Glenguin, British air marshal (WW II)
  • 1890 Georg Annenkov, Russian/French painter
  • 1892 Giorgio Federico Ghedini, composer
  • 1892 Thomas Mitchell, NJ, academy award winning actor (Outlaw, Adventures)
  • 1893 Jack Durston, cricketer (England fast bowler against Australia 1921)
  • 1894 Walter Wanger, [Feuchtwanger], US producer (Stagecoach)
  • 1895 Dolly Wilde, English socialite (d. 1941)
  • 1897 Bull Connor, American law enforcement official (d. 1973)
  • 1898 Hendrik J Pos, Dutch philosopher/CEO (Committee of Watchfulness)
  • 1898 Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], Dutch writer/Radio Orange

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1899 E. B. White, American writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1985)

Writer E. B. White
Writer
E. B. White
  • 1902 Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58)
  • 1902 Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist
  • 1903 Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (d. 1976)
  • 1906 Harry Von Zell, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1906 Herbert Wehner, German communist/anti-communist politician (SPD)
  • 1910 Irene Hervey, actress (Aunt Meg-Honey West), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1910 John Francis Boyd, journalist
  • 1913 Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, US, sci-fi author (Space Lords)
  • 1913 Cordwainer Smith, American writer (d. 1966)
  • 1914 Ahti Sonninen, composer
  • 1915 Colin Purdie Kelly, US, 1st US air hero (during WW II)
  • 1915 George Ivan Smith, diplomat
  • 1916 Gough Whitlam, (ALP) Australia, PM (1972-75)
  • 1916 Howard Brubeck, composer
  • 1916 Reg Varney, English actor

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1920 Yul Brynner, Russian-Swiss actor (The King and I, The Ten Commandments), born in Primorsky Krai, Russia (d. 1985)

  • 1921 Ilse Werner, Dutch-born actress
  • 1922 Gene Evans, American actor (My Friend Flicka, Matt Helm, Alamo), born in Hollbrook, Arizona
  • 1924 Claus Bremer, German dramatist, born in Hamburg (d. 1996)
  • 1924 César Lattes, Brazilian physicist (d. 2005)
  • 1924 Charlie Tully, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1971)
  • 1925 Mattiwilda Dobbs, soprano, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2015)
  • 1925 Nicolai Gedda, Swedish opera tenor (Opera Two to Six), born in Stockholm (d. 2017)
  • 1925 Ruth Niehaus, German actress, born in Krefeld, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1926 Patrick Wymark, Cleethorpes England, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia)
  • 1926 Ralph D Abernathy, US, president (SCLC)
  • 1926 Rodolfo Arizaga, composer
  • 1926 Frederick Buechner, American author
  • 1927 Herbert Blomstedt, conductor (Oslo Phil 1954-61), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1928 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Jonas & the Whale)
  • 1928 Robert Washburn, composer
  • 1929 David Kelly, actor (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fawlty Towers), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Hermann Prey, German baritone (d. 1998)
  • 1930 Gregory C Bell, Terre Haute Ind, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1930 John Alabaster, cricketer (NZ most prolific leg-spinner with 49 wkts)
  • 1930 Harold Bloom, American literary critic
  • 1931 Tab Hunter, American actor (Tab Hunter Show, Lust in the Dust), born in New York City, New York
  • 1931 Hans Klein, politician
  • 1931 Herman de Vries, Dutch sculptor
  • 1931 Thurston Harris, vocalist (Little Bitty Pretty One), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1931 Tullio Regge, Italian physicist
  • 1932 Alex Hassilev, actor and musician (Limeliters), born in Paris, France
  • 1932 Ron McAnally, horse trainer
  • 1932 Bob McGrath, American actor
  • 1932 Billy Davis, American music producer and songwriter ( I'd Like To Buy The World A Coke), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2004)
  • 1933 Olga Havlova, political activist

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1934 Giorgio Armani, Italian fashion designer (American Gigolo), born in Piacenza, Italy

Fashion Designer Giorgio Armani
Fashion Designer
Giorgio Armani
  • 1935 Earlene Dennis Brown, Latero Tx, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1960)
  • 1935 Oliver Napier, Northern Irish politician
  • 1935 Frederick Hemke, American saxophonist
  • 1937 Pai Hsien-yung, Taiwanese writer
  • 1938 Terry Garthwaite, US guitarist/singer (Joy of Cooking)
  • 1939 Larry Laoretti, Mahopac NJ, PGA golfer (US Seniors Open 1992)
  • 1939 Seth Gaaikema, Dutch night club performer
  • 1940 Rafael Martinez, horse trainer
  • 1940 Terry Patchett, politician
  • 1940 Yvon Charbonneau, French Canadian union leader and politician
  • 1941 Clive Puzey, Zimbabwean racing driver
  • 1943 Susan Seaforth Hayes, SF, actress (Days of our Life, Young & Restless)
  • 1943 Oscar D'León, Venezuelan musician
  • 1944 Bill Boggs, TV host/producer (Midday, Morton Downey Jr Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944 Peter de Savary, English financier/multi-millionaire
  • 1944 Myra Gale Brown, former wife of Jerry Lee Lewis
  • 1945 Robin Muyser, Dutch bassist (Les Baroques)
  • 1945 Patrick Joseph McGrath, Catholic bishop
  • 1946 John Lawton, British rock singer (Uriah Heep)
  • 1946 Beverly Todd, Ohio, actress (Roots, Having Babies, Redd Foxx Show)
  • 1946 Edward J Markey, (Rep-D-MA, 1976- )
  • 1946 Cuthbert Johnson, Benedictine abbot.
  • 1947 Jeff Hanna, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1947 Bo Lundgren, Swedish politician
  • 1950 Bonnie Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-Jump, I'm So Excited)
  • 1950 Jim Higgs, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1978-81)
  • 1950 Pervez Hoodbhoy, Pakistani nuclear physicist
  • 1950 Bruce McGill, American actor
  • 1951 Lawrence J Delucas, PhD/astronaut (STS 50), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1951 Sridharan Jeganathan, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka v NZ 1983)
  • 1952 Stephen Lang, American actor (Another You, Death of a Salesman), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952 John Kettley, English weather forecaster

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1953 Leon Spinks, heavyweight boxing champ (1978, Olympic-gold-1976), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Leon Spinks
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Leon Spinks
  • 1953 Peter Bergman, Guantanamo Bay Cuba, actor (Eat or Be Eaten)
  • 1954 Benny Defranco, rocker (Defrnco Family)
  • 1954 Butch Reed, American professional wrestler
  • 1955 Sergey Babinov, USSR, ice hockey star (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1956 Sela Ward, Meridian Miss, actress (Hilary-Emerald Point NAS, Sisters)
  • 1957 Michael Rose, rocker (Black Uhuru-Brutal, Positive), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1957 Pete Murphy, rocker (Love Hysteria)
  • 1957 Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light)
  • 1957 Peter Murphy, British musician (Bauhaus)
  • 1958 Mark Lester, Oxford England, actor (Oliver!, Prince & Pauper)
  • 1958 Ray Dodds, rocker (Fairground Attraction-You Send Me)
  • 1958 Hugo Sánchez, Mexican footballer

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1959 Richie Sambora, American guitarist (Bon Jovi) and boyfriend of Cher and Heather Locklear, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora
  • 1959 Suzanne Vega, rock vocalist (My Name is Luka, Tom's Diner)
  • 1960 David Baerwald American songwriter/composer
  • 1962 Dale Hellestrae, NFLer (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1962 Pauline McLynn, Irish actress
  • 1963 Al MacInnis, Inverness NS, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, St Louis)
  • 1963 Lisa Rinna, American actress (Days of Our Lives, Melrose Place), born in Medford, Oregon
  • 1964 Earl Jones, Inkster Mich, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1984)
  • 1964 Craig Charles, English actor
  • 1964 Kyrill, Prince of Preslav, titular Bulgarian royal family
  • 1965 Tony Cottee, English footballer
  • 1965 Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer
  • 1965 Scott Shriner, American musician (Weezer)
  • 1966 Butch Reid, horse trainer
  • 1966 Debbe Dunning, actress (Tool Time Girl-Home Improvement), born in Burbank, California
  • 1966 Mel Appleby, rocker (Mel & Kim-Coming to America)
  • 1966 Rod Strickland, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Wash Wizards)
  • 1966 Greg Grunberg, American actor
  • 1966 Mick Molloy, Australian comedian
  • 1967 Andy Ashby, pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1967 Donne Wall, Potosi MO, pitcher (Houston Astros)
  • 1967 Jeff Corwin, American naturalist and TV personality
  • 1968 Esera Tuaolo, NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1968 Michael Geist, Canadian academic
  • 1969 David Tao, Taiwanese singer-songwriter
  • 1970 Billy Ashley, Taylor MI, outfielder (LA Dodgers)
  • 1970 Pubudu Dissanayake, Sri Lanka cricket wicket-keeper (1993)
  • 1970 Justin Chambers, American actor
  • 1971 Brett Hauer, Edina Minn, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1971 Leisha Hailey, American actress and musician (Uh Huh Her)
  • 1972 Jerrott Willard, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • 1972 Joe Johnson, NFL defensive end (New Orleans Saints)
  • 1972 Ken Irvin, NFL cornerback (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1972 Jussi 69, Finnish musician (The 69 Eyes)
  • 1972 Steven Richards, Australian racing driver
  • 1973 Albert Guardado Jr, Redlands California, light flyweight boxer (Olymp-96)
  • 1973 Christine Monge, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1973 Konstantinos Kenteris, Greek athlete
  • 1973 Andrew Bird, American musician
  • 1974 Andre Ooyer, soccer player (Ajax/FC Volendam)
  • 1974 Hermann Hreiðarsson, Icelandic footballer
  • 1974 André Ooijer, Dutch footballer
  • 1975 Dawn Piepenbrink, wildrose Wis, pairs skater (& Nick Castaneda)
  • 1975 Samer el Nahhal, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • 1975 Willie Anderson, American football player
  • 1975 Rubén Baraja, Spanish footballer
  • 1975 Riona Hazuki, Japanese actress
  • 1975 Lil' Kim, American rapper