Famous Birthdays on July 13

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100 BC Julius Caesar, Roman military and political leader, born in Rome (d. 44 BC), (or July 12)

Roman Military Commander and Political Statesman Julius Caesar
Roman Military Commander and Political Statesman
Julius Caesar
  • 1396 Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy
  • 1527 John Dee, alchemist/astrologer/mathematician (d. 1609), born in London, England
  • 1579 Arthur Dee, English physician (d. 1651)
  • 1590 Clement X, [Emilio Altieri], Italy, Pope (1670-76)
  • 1607 Václav Hollar, Bohemian-born artist (d. 1677)
  • 1608 Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)
  • 1745 Robert Calder, British naval officer (d. 1818)
  • 1770 Alexander Balashov, Russian general (d. 1837)
  • 1773 Wilhelm H Wackenroder, German writer (Fantasies about Art)
  • 1776 Caroline of Baden, queen of Bavaria (d. 1841)
  • 1793 John Clare, Northamptonshire peasant poet (Shepard's Calendar)
  • 1798 Alexandra Feodorovna (Charlotte of Prussia), Tsarina of Russia (d. 1860)
  • 1815 James Alexander Seddon, Secy War (Confederacy), (d. 1880)
  • 1816 Gustav Freytag, writer

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1821 Nathan Bedford Forrest, American slave trader, Confederate lieutenant general and KKK Grand Wizard, born in Chapel Hill, Tennessee (d. 1877)

Confederate General and KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest
Confederate General and KKK Grand Wizard
Nathan Bedford Forrest
  • 1826 Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist (Reaction of Cannizzaro)
  • 1841 Otto Wagner, Austrian architect (d. 1918)
  • 1858 Stewart Culin, American ethnographer (d. 1929)
  • 1859 Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter
  • 1863 Emma Mary Wooley, educator (Mary Anna Wells)
  • 1864 John Jacob Astor IV, American entrepreneur (d. 1912)
  • 1872 Alfons van de Perre, Flemish physician/MP
  • 1877 Karl Erb, German tenor
  • 1883 [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Potasch & Perlemoer)
  • 1884 Francis B Young, British physician/writer (White Ladies)
  • 1884 John Francis Larchet, composer
  • 1888 Jean Murat, Pergneux France, actor (Eternal Rain, Carnival Flanders)
  • 1889 Louise of Mountbatten, Queen of Sweden (d. 1965)
  • 1891 Franco Casavola, composer
  • 1894 Isaak Babel, Russian writer (Konarmija, Marija) [OS Jun 30]
  • 1895 Sidney Blackmer, Salisbury NC, actor (Ted Roosevelt in 12 movies)
  • 1896 Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter (d. 1992)
  • 1898 Martin David, German/Neth law historian
  • 1898 Julius Schreck, member of the Nazi party (d. 1936)
  • 1900 JH Scheps, Dutch 2nd-Member of parliament (social democratic)
  • 1900 George Lewis, American musician (d. 1969)
  • 1901 Mickey "Toy Bulldog" Walker, welterweight boxing champ (1922-26)
  • 1901 Tillie Ehrlich Lewin, leading industrialist (tomato queen)
  • 1901 Eric Portman, Yorkshire England, actor (Naked Edge, Canterbury Tale), (d. 1969)
  • 1903 Kenneth Clark, English art historian (d. 1983)
  • 1905 Alfredo M. Santos, First Four-star General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, World War II hero (d. 1990)
  • 1906 Harry Sosnik, orchestra leader (Jack Carter Show, Your Hit Parade), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1909 David Branson, composer
  • 1909 Paul Constantinescu, composer
  • 1909 Washington Castro, composer
  • 1913 Carolina Gisolf, Holland, high jumper (Olympic-silver-1928)
  • 1913 Dave Garroway, Schnectady NY, TV host (Today Show)
  • 1913 Ladislav Holoubek, composer
  • 1913 Walter Landor, designer
  • 1913 Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Hellerup Denmark, Danish shipping magnate, (d. 2012)
  • 1920 Hans Blumenberg, philosopher
  • 1920 Bill Towers, English footballer (d. 2000)
  • 1921 Charles Scribner Jr, music publisher (Scribner)
  • 1921 Ernest Gold [Goldner], Austrian-born American film composer (Exodus), born in Vienna (d. 1999)
  • 1921 Git Gay, Swedish actress and singer (d. 2007)
  • 1921 Friedrich Peter, Austrian poltitician (d. 2005)
  • 1922 Anker Jørgensen, Danish politician, Prime Minister of Denmark (1972-3, 75-82), born in Copenhagen (d. 2016)
  • 1922 Lois Kibbee, American actress (Edge of Night), born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin (d. 1993)
  • 1922 Ken Mosdell, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006)
  • 1923 Sudie Bond, actress (Flo, Temperature Rising), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1924 George Handy, horse trainer
  • 1924 Carlo Bergonzi, Italian singer
  • 1925 Hilary Grover Barratt Brown, conservationist
  • 1926 Meyer Kupferman, American composer (In Fimi Tres), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor
  • 1927 Simone Veil, Pres European parliament (France)
  • 1928 Bob Crane, actor (Col Hogan-Hogan's Heroes, Donna Reed), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1928 Donal Michalsky, composer
  • 1928 Tommaso Buscetta, Sicilian mafioso and pentito (d. 2000)
  • 1928 Leroy Vinnegar, American jazz bassist
  • 1929 Red Terrill Jr, horse trainer
  • 1931 Bill Moor, actor (Hanky Panky), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1932 Per Norgard, Danish composer, born in Gentofte
  • 1932 Hubert Reeves, Canadian astrophysicist
  • 1932 Antonio Roma, Buenos Aires, Argentina, football goalkeeper (42 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1933 David Storey, British novelist and playwright (This Sporting Life), born in Wakefield (d. 2017)
  • 1933 Patsy Byrne, English actress (Stealing Heaven, Blackadder II), born in Ashford, (d. 2014)
  • 1934 Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 8, 10)
  • 1934 Ivor Mendonca, WI cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests 1962)
  • 1934 Roger Reynolds, composer
  • 1934 Wole Soyinka, Nigeria, dramatist (Road, Kongi's Harvest-Nobel 1986)
  • 1935 Jack F Kemp, (Rep-R-NY)/right-wing/US Secretary of Housing (1989-93)
  • 1936 Albert Ayler, American musician (d. 1970)
  • 1937 Charles Coody, Stamford TX, PGA golfer (1971 Masters)

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1940 Patrick Stewart, English actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation, Charles Xavier-X-men), born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England

  • 1940 Paul Prudhomme, cajun chef (K-Paul), born in Opelousas. Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1941 Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour)
  • 1941 Jacques Perrin, actress (Cinema Paradiso, 317th Platoon), born in Paris, France
  • 1941 Lut[guard] Tomsin, actress/director (Knock on the Door)
  • 1941 Robert Forster, actor (Lady in Red, Alligator), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1942 Giancarlo Giannini, Spezia Italy, actor (NY Stories, Sensual Man)

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1942 Harrison Ford, American actor (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Frantic), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 1942 Jay Uzzell, rocker (Corsairs)
  • 1942 Roger [Jim] McGuinn, American musician (the Byrds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1942 Rod Chandler, (Rep-R-WA, 1983- )
  • 1942 Stephen Jo Bladd, rocker (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1943 Danny Lockin, Lanai, Hawaii, actor/dancer (Hello Dolly), (d. 1977)
  • 1944 Eric Freeman, Australian cricket pace bowler (late 60's)

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1944 Ernő Rubik, Hungarian inventor (Rubik's cube), born in Budapest, Hungary

Inventor Ernő Rubik
Inventor
Ernő Rubik
  • 1945 Ashley "Rowdy" Mallett, Australian cricket off-spinner (1968-80)
  • 1945 Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Duvelsmoer)
  • 1946 Cheech Marin, [Richard], comedian (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke)
  • 1948 Alf Hansen, Norway, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1948 Daphne Maxwell Reid, actress (Frank's Place)
  • 1948 Don Sweet, CFL, NFL place kicker (Montreal, Green Bay), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1948 Linda Ann Simon, airline capt
  • 1948 Robert Underwood, (Rep-D-Guam)
  • 1948 Ronald K Machtley, (Rep-R-Rhode Island)
  • 1948 Tony Kornheiser, American sports journalist
  • 1949 Helena Fibingerova, Czech, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1976)
  • 1950 George D "Pinky" Nelson, Iowa, PhD/astro (STS 41C, STS 61-C, STS-26)
  • 1950 Ma Ying-jeou, President of the Republic of China, former mayor of Taipei, former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT)
  • 1951 Didi Conn, [Bernstein], American actress (Denise-Benson, Grease), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951 Rob Bishop, American politician
  • 1953 Larry Gomes, dependable WI cricket left-handed batsman (1976-87)
  • 1953 Mila Mulroney, wife of former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney
  • 1954 David Thompson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1954 Louise Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1954 Ray "Candles" Bright, Australian cricket slow-left armer (1977-86)
  • 1954 Sezen Aksu, Turkish singer
  • 1954 Rick Chartraw, American ice hockey player
  • 1956 Mark "The Animal' Mendoza [Glickman], American bassist (Twisted Sister-We're Not Gonna Take It), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1957 Cameron Crowe, director (Jerry Maguire, Fast Times at Ridgemont High)
  • 1957 Phil Margera, father of Bam Margera
  • 1958 Joy Scott, American jockey, born in California
  • 1959 Danitra Vance, comedienne (SNL, Little Man Tate, Limit Up)
  • 1960 Ian Hislop, British writer, satirist and editor of Private Eye, born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1961 Anders Jarryd, Lidkoping Sweden, tennis star
  • 1961 Lawrence Donegan, rock bassist
  • 1961 Stelios Manolas, Greek footballer and manager
  • 1961 Tim Watson, Australian rules footballer
  • 1962 Tom Kenny, American voice actor
  • 1962 Rhonda Vincent, American singer
  • 1963 Anthony "Spud" Webb, NBA guard (5f 7inch slam dunk champion), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1963 Bob Carpenter, Beverly, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)
  • 1963 Bobby Rock, rock drummer (Nelson-Love & Affection), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1964 Utpal Chatterjee, cricketer (Bengal slow left-arm bowler)
  • 1966 Myong Hui Choe, North Korea, gymnist (Olympic-1980)
  • 1966 Gerald Levert, American singer (d. 2006)
  • 1967 Pat Rapp, Jennings LA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • 1967 Tony Massenburg, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1967 Benny Benassi, Italian disc jockey
  • 1967 Dean Barnett, American Conservative blogger
  • 1968 Kai Bjorn, CFL offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1968 Silke Meier, Wiesbaden Germany, tennis star (1994 Futures-Bad Gogging)
  • 1968 Robert Gant, American actor
  • 1968 Christian Taylor, British screenwriter
  • 1969 Ewan Beaton, Winnipeg Manitoba, 60 kg judoka (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • 1969 Jamie Walter, actor (Pirate Island)
  • 1969 Kim Braatz, Santa Ana California, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • 1969 Richard Roelofsen, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)
  • 1969 Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Georgian-born Greek weightlifter
  • 1969 Oleg Serebrian, Moldovan politician and political scientist
  • 1970 Steven J Brown, guitarist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1971 Scott Brodie, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Clint Sodowsky, Ponca City OK, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1972 Sean Waltman, American wrestler
  • 1973 Gavin Hassett, Saint John New Brunswick, rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1973 Ariel Silvio Zárate, Argentine footballer
  • 1974 Jean Zhang, Miss Suriname 1993
  • 1974 Deborah Cox, Canadian R&B singer
  • 1974 Jarno Trulli, Italian race car driver
  • 1975 Danni Boatwright, American model/beauty queen (Miss Teen USA 1992 2nd runner-up), born in Tonganoxie, Kansas
  • 1976 Al Santos, American model and actor
  • 1976 Sheldon Souray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1977 Ashley Scott, American actress
  • 1978 Ryan Ludwick, American baseball player
  • 1979 Craig Bellamy, Welsh footballer
  • 1980 Lori Fredrickson, Aurora Ill, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)
  • 1982 Joost van den Broek, Dutch keyboard player (After Forever)
  • 1982 Shin-Soo Choo, South Korean baseball player
  • 1982 Simon Clist, English footballer
  • 1982 Yadier Molina, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1982 Christopher Bauman, American professional wrestler (d. 2005)
  • 1983 Liu Xiang, Chinese hurdling athlete
  • 1983 Kristof Beyens, Belgian athlete
  • 1985 Guillermo Ochoa, Mexican footballer
  • 1988 Steven R. McQueen, American Actor
  • 1989 Sayumi Michishige, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)
  • 1990 Matt Weinberg, American actor
  • 1992 Elise Matthysen, Belgian swimmer
  • 1992 Dylan Patton, American actor
  • 1994 Ridge Canipe, American actor (Walk the Line, A Single Man, Music Within), born in Laguna Beach, California
  • 2305 Jean-Luc Picard, fictional captain on Star Trek Next Generation