Famous Birthdays on 15th November

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 203

  • 1316 Jean I, King of France (Nov 15-19, 1316) (he lived only 5 days)
  • 1397 Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italy, Pope (1447-55)
  • 1498 Eleonore of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (d. 1558)
  • 1556 Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)
  • 1559 Albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo
  • 1604 Davis Mell, English composer, born in Wilton (d. 1662)
  • 1607 Madeleine de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1701)
  • 1619 Philips Koninck, Amsterdams painter/etcher
  • 1640 Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer
  • 1660 Hermann von der Hardt, German historian (d. 1746)
  • 1661 Christoph von Graffenried, Swiss settler in Americas (d. 1743)
  • 1688 Louis Bertrand Castel, French mathematician (d. 1757)
  • 1692 Eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian (d. 1775)
  • 1696 Gerhardus Havingha, composer
  • 1705 Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer

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1708 William Pitt the Elder, British Prime Minister (Whig, 1756-61, 66-68), `Great Commoner', born in London, England (d. 1778)

British Prime Minister (The Great Commoner) William Pitt the Elder
British Prime Minister (The Great Commoner)
William Pitt the Elder
  • 1731 William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (John Gilpin) [OS]

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1738 William Herschel, German/British astronomer (discovered Uranus), born in Hanover, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1822)

Astronomer William Herschel
Astronomer
William Herschel
  • 1741 Johann C Lavater, Swiss vicar/philosopher
  • 1746 Joseph Quesnel, French Canadian composer and playwright (d. 1809)
  • 1755 Jan Blanken, Dutch hydraulic engineer
  • 1757 Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon (d. 1830)
  • 1774 William Horsley, composer
  • 1775 Georges-Julien Sieber, composer
  • 1784 Jerome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia (d. 1860)
  • 1793 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry)
  • 1800 George Rodwell, composer
  • 1814 Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)
  • 1815 John Banvard, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), born in NYC, New York
  • 1816 Joseph Bennett Plummer, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)
  • 1829 Petrus A S van Limburg Brouwer, MP/critic (Akbar)
  • 1836 Pierce Manning Butler Young, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
  • 1840 Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [NS=11/27]
  • 1859 Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (d. 1960)
  • 1862 Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer

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1862 Gerhart Hauptmann, Obersalzbrunn, Germany, author (Before Dawn-Nobel 1912), (d. 1946)

Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann
  • 1871 Erich Tschermak von Seysenegg, Austrian Botanist who was one of three scientists (also Hugo de Vries and Carl Correns) who independently rediscovered Gregor Mendel's work on the laws of genetics, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1872 Robert marquess of Flers, French author (Habit Vert)

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1874 August Krogh [Schack], Denmark, zoophysiologist (arterioles and capillaries, Nobel-1920), (d. 1949)

Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate August Krogh
Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate
August Krogh
  • 1874 Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (d. 1941)
  • 1878 Bela Reinitz, composer
  • 1879 Lewis Stone, Worcester Mass, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
  • 1881 Franklin P Adams, columnist (Information Please), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1882 Felix Frankfurter, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1886 René Guénon, French-Egyptian author (d. 1951)

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1887 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull), born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (d. 1986)

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • 1887 Hitoshi Asida, Japanese politician
  • 1887 Marianne Moore, poet (Pulitzer 1951, Collected Poems), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1887 René Maran, Martinique, author (Batouala, Prix Goncourt)
  • 1888 James Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives)
  • 1890 Richmal Crompton, British author (d. 1969)

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1891 Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WW II-African campaign)

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
  • 1891 W Averell Harriman, US, (Gov-D-NY)/ambassador to USSR (1943-46)
  • 1895 Ina Claire, actress (Claudia, Ninotchka, Rebound)
  • 1895 Antoni Słonimski, Polish writer (d. 1976)
  • 1897 Sacheverell Sitwell, English poet/author (People's Palace)
  • 1897 Aneurin Bevan, British politician (d. 1960)
  • 1898 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap)
  • 1899 Avdy Andresson, Estonian statesman (d. 1990)
  • 1899 Iskander Mirza, first President of Pakistan (d. 1969)
  • 1902 Frederico Freitas, composer
  • 1903 Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)
  • 1904 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress (Duel in the Sun, Garden of Allah), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1975)
  • 1905 Annunzio Mantovani, Venice Italy, orchestra leader (Mantovani)
  • 1906 Curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate
  • 1907 Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel
  • 1909 Don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King)
  • 1913 Rick Schagen, Dutch actress (Saartje-Swiebertje)
  • 1913 Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (d. 2005)
  • 1914 Gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer
  • 1914 Jorge Bolet, pianist (C'eurties Instituka), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1916 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, 1st female Governor-General of Barbados (1990-95)
  • 1917 Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67)
  • 1919 Carol Bruce, [Shirley Levy], Great Neck NY, actress (Lillian-WKRP)
  • 1919 Joseph Albert Wapner, La, judge (People's Court)
  • 1922 Francesco Rosi, Naples Italy, director (Lucky Luciano)
  • 1922 Giorgio Manganelli, writer
  • 1922 Paul Acket, Dutch publisher/organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz)
  • 1923 Peter Hammond, actor (Buccaneers), born in London, England
  • 1925 Howard Baker, (Sen-R-Tenn), presidential chief of staff
  • 1925 Jurriaan Andriessen, [Leslie Cool], Dutch pianist/composer
  • 1925 Yuli Daniel, Russian writer (d. 1988)
  • 1927 Gregor Mackenzie, British politician (d. 1992)
  • 1928 C. W. McCall [William Dale Fries, Jr.], American country singer, born in Audubon, Iowa
  • 1928 John Orchard, British actor (d. 1995)
  • 1928 William Heirens, Evanston, Illinois, serial killer (Lipstick Killer), (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Edward Asner, KC Kansas, actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant)
  • 1930 J[ames] G[raham] Ballard, China, sci-fi author (Drowned World)
  • 1930 Whitman Mayo, actor (Grady-Sanford & Son), born in NYC, New York
  • 1930 Olene Walker, politician (R), 1st female Governor of Utah (2003-2005), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 2015)
  • 1931 Jan Terlouw, Dutch MP (D-66)/author (Winters in Wartime)
  • 1931 John Kerr, actor (South Pacific, Peyton Place, Pit & Pendulum), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931 Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya
  • 1931 Pascal Lissouba, Congo politician
  • 1932 Clyde McPhatter, American R&B singer ('The Drifters")
  • 1932 Clyde L McPhatter, Durham NC, singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love)
  • 1932 Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Downtown, My Love)
  • 1933 Barbara Carson, actress (Comedy Tonight, Carter Country), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1933 Jack Burns, comedian (Burns & Schreiber), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1934 Joanna Barnes, actress (Parent Trap, Spartacus, Goodbye Charlie), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1934 Peter Dickinson, English composer, born in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire
  • 1935 Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman
  • 1935 Peter John Welding, record producer
  • 1936 Wolf Biermann, writer
  • 1937 William E "Little Willie" John, [Woods], US R&B singer (Fever)
  • 1937 Jimmy Ellis, RockHill, South Carolina, soul singer (The Trammps - Disco Inferno), (d. 2012)
  • 1939 Yaphet Kotto, African-American actor (Alien, Homicide: Life on the Street), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939 Erik Hansen, Denmark, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1939 Thalmus Rasulala, [Jack Crowder], actor (Blacula, Roots), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1940 Sam Waterson, American actor (Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1940 Ulf Pilgaard, Danish actor
  • 1941 Daniel Manus Pinkwater, US, sci-fi author (Magic Moscow)
  • 1942 Daniel Barenboim, Buenos Aires Argentinia, pianist/conductor
  • 1943 Roger Donaldson, director (Cocktail, Cadillac Man, White Sands)
  • 1945 Anni-Frid Lyngsdtad, [Fryeda Anderson], Sweden, rocker (ABBA)
  • 1945 Bob Gunton, American actor
  • 1946 Janet Lennon, Culver City California, singer (Lennon Sisters)
  • 1947 William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )
  • 1948 Roy P Dyson, (Rep-D-MD, 1981- )
  • 1950 Mac Maurice Wilkins, discus thrower (1st to break 70m)
  • 1951 Beverly D'Angelo, American actress (National Lampoon's Vacation), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1952 "Macho Man" Randy Savage, [Poffo], Sarasota FL, wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW)
  • 1952 Zoltán Buday, Hungarian born actor
  • 1953 Alexander O'Neal, rocker (James Hearsky Harris III), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1953 Yuri Viktorovich Prikhodko, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1954 Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
  • 1954 Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Białogard Poland, politician and President of Poland (1995-2005)
  • 1955 Oliver Conant, actor (Summer of '42), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955 Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow)
  • 1955 Henry Corra, American documentarian
  • 1956 Ashley Cox, playmate (December, 1977), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1956 Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal (d. 2003)
  • 1957 Joe Leeway, rocker (Thompson Twins)
  • 1957 Kevin Eubanks, bandleader (Tonight Show)
  • 1957 Ray McKinnon, American film actor/director
  • 1958 Marty Davis, American tennis star, born in San Jose, California
  • 1961 Ian Reid, Australian educator
  • 1963 Gideon Joe Ng, table tennis player (Olympics-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1963 Michele McAnany, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965 Stefan Pfeiffer, German swimmer
  • 1966 Rachel True, American actress
  • 1967 Greg Anthony, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1967 Harvey Franklin, WLAF WR (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1967 Laura Garrone, Italy, tennis star
  • 1967 Michiyoshi Ohara, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
  • 1967 Pedro Borbon, Mao Dom Rep, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
  • 1967 Scott Schrader, California, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Golden State)
  • 1967 Gustavo Poyet, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1967 E-40, American rapper
  • 1967 François Ozon, French film director
  • 1968 Brenda Alyce Bassett, Kokomo Indiana, Miss Indiana-America (1991)
  • 1968 James Brady, columnist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968 Jennifer Charles, American singer/songwriter
  • 1968 Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper (d. 2004)
  • 1969 Helen Kelesi, Canada, tennis star
  • 1969 Peter Martin, cricketer (Lancashire & England pace bowler 1995)
  • 1969 Shane Mack, American politician
  • 1970 Cecil Doggette, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1970 Karin van Breeschoten, Rotterdam Holland, playmate (Sept, 1989)
  • 1970 Lesley Reddon, ice hockey goalie (Canada, Oly-98)
  • 1970 Mirjam van Breeschoten, Rotterdam Holland, playmate (Sept, 1989)
  • 1970 Jack Ingram, American singer and songwriter
  • 1970 Patrick Mboma, Cameroonian footballer
  • 1971 Natalia Medvedeva, Kiev Ukraine, tennis star (1993 Prague Essen)
  • 1971 Rohan Robinson, Australian hurdler (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Sandra Kim, [Caldarone], French singer (J'aime la Vie)
  • 1971 Jay Harrington, American actor
  • 1972 Christian van der Weerden, Dutch soccer player (NEC, Vitesse)
  • 1972 Greg Bloedorn, NFL center (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1972 Jonny Lee Miller, English actor
  • 1973 Jason Dunn, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1973 Jorge Diaz, guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • 1973 Rachel Kathleen English, Thomaston Ga, Miss America-Georgia (1996)
  • 1973 Sydney Tamiia Poitier, American actress
  • 1974 Fred Brock, wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1974 Chad Kroeger, Canadian singer
  • 1975 Scott Henshall, British fashion designer
  • 1975 Yannick Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1976 Jessica Amey, 100m butterfly/4 x 100 (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1976 Brandon DiCamillo, American comedian
  • 1976 Virginie Ledoyen, French actress
  • 1977 Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, 9th in succession to British throne
  • 1977 Logan Whitehurst, American musician (d. 2006)
  • 1979 Josemi, Spanish footballer
  • 1979 Brett Lancaster, Australian cyclist
  • 1980 Ace Young, American singer
  • 1981 Natalie Lacuesta, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1981 Lorena Ochoa, Mexican golfer
  • 1981 Drew Hodgdon, American football player
  • 1982 D. J. Fitzpatrick, National Football League kicker
  • 1982 Lofa Tatupu, National Football League
  • 1982 Joe Kowalewski, American football player
  • 1983 DJ Skee, American DJ/Personality
  • 1983 Laura Smet, French actress
  • 1983 Fernando Verdasco, Spanish tennis player
  • 1986 Sania Mirza, Indian tennis player
  • 1986 Jeffree Star, American model, fashion designer, make-up artist and singer-songwriter
  • 1987 Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer
  • 1987 Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh
  • 1988 Zena Grey, American actress