Birthdays in History in 1947

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 333

  • Jan 1 Alexei Ivanovich Bobrov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 1 Peter Lankhorst, Dutch MP (PPR)
  • Jan 1 Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov, Rus cosmonaut (Soyuz T-8, TM-4, STS 63)
  • Jan 1 Jon Corzine, American politician
  • Jan 2 Aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)
  • Jan 2 Jack Hanna, American zoologist
  • Jan 3 Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 5 Michael DeWine, (Rep-R-Oh, 1983- )
  • Jan 7 Shobha De, Indian writer
  • Jan 8 Igor Ivanov, Leningrad, Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- )
  • Jan 8 Don Bendell, American author & karate master
  • Jan 8 Samuel Schmid, Swiss politician
  • Jan 9 Ronnie Landfield, American artist
  • Jan 10 George Alec Effinger, US, sci-fi author (Nick of Time)
  • Jan 10 Afeni Shakur, mother of Tupac Shakur, Black Panther Party member, born in Lumberton, North Carolina (d. 2016)
  • Jan 13 Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Kraków
  • Jan 14 Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player
  • Jan 15 Andrea Martin, Portland ME, comediene (SCTV, Club Paradise)
  • Jan 16 Georgette Mosbacher, CEO (La Prairie cosmetics)
  • Jan 16 Magdalen Nabb, British author (d. 2007)
  • Jan 16 Harvey Proctor, British politician
  • Jan 19 Paula Deen, American chef and restaurateur
  • Jan 23 Thomas R Carper, (Rep-D-DE, 1983- )
  • Jan 23 Megawati Sukarnoputri, 5th President of Indonesia
  • Jan 23 Gatewood Galbraith, [Louis], Carlisle, Kentucky, Lawyer, American political activist, iconic Kentucky political figure, (d. 2012)
  • Jan 24 David Randall, British priest, founder of Cara (d. 1996)
  • Jan 27 Vyron Polydoras, Greek politician
  • Jan 28 MJ Ainsworth, CEO (Institute of Chartered Secretaries)
  • Jan 28 Valerie Bragg, principal (City Technology College-Kingshurst)
  • Jan 29 Israel Wetrin, managing director (Elonex)
  • Jan 29 Linda B. Buck, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 30 Les Barker, English poet
  • Feb 1 Adam Ingram, British MP
  • Feb 4 James Danforth "Dan" Quayle, USA (Sen-R-Ind, 44th Vice President 1989-93), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Feb 4 Sanford Bishop, (Rep-D-Georgia)
  • Feb 5 Mary Louise Cleave, Southampton NY, PhD/astronaut (STS 61-B, STS 30)
  • Feb 7 Joe Shea, American journalist
  • Feb 9 Carla Del Ponte, Swiss UN prosecutor
  • Feb 10 Louise Arbour, Canadian judge
  • Feb 10 Nicholas Owen, English newsreader
  • Feb 12 Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indian leader of Damdami Taksal (d. 1984)
  • Feb 14 Judd Gregg, (Rep-R-NH, 1981- )
  • Feb 14 Pham Tuan, Vietnam, cosmonaut (Soyuz 37/36)
  • Feb 16 Franz West, artist (Flause), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • Feb 18 Eliot Engel, American politician (Rep-D-NY), born in New York City
  • Feb 18 Princess Maria Christina, [Marijke], of Netherlands
  • Feb 19 Peter Bird, ocean rower
  • Feb 19 Tim Shadbolt, mayor of Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Feb 20 Andre van Duin, [Kyvon], Dutch entertainer (Bloemkoole)
  • Feb 20 Eggert Magnusson, Icelandic football executive
  • Feb 21 Olympia J Snowe, (Rep-R-ME, 1979- )
  • Feb 21 Victor Sokolov, Russian journalist (d. 2006)
  • Feb 22 John Bryant, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
  • Feb 23 Anton Mosimann, Swiss chef (Dorchester Hotel), born in Solothurn, Swiss Jura
  • Feb 23 Colin Sanders, British computer engineer (Solid State Logic)
  • Feb 23 John McWethy, American journalist (d. 2008)
  • Feb 23 Pia Kjærsgaard, Danish politician
  • Feb 25 Lewis Moonie, British MP
  • Feb 28 Stephanie Beacham, England, (Devil's Widow, Schizo, Dallas, Colbys)
  • Mar 3 Clifton Snider, American poet and writer
  • Mar 6 Teru Miyamoto, Japanese author
  • Mar 7 Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician
  • Mar 7 Helen Eadie, Scottish politician
  • Mar 8 Florentino Pérez, Spanish football executive
  • Mar 9 Keri Hulme, New Zealandic writer

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Mar 10 [Avril] Kim Campbell, Canada's 1st female Prime Minister and 19th overall (1993), born in Port Alberni, British Columbia

19th Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Kim Campbell
  • Mar 10 Laurie Langenbach, Dutch author
  • Mar 10 Paul Condon, Baron Condon, former Commissioner of The Metropolitan Police
  • Mar 10 Bob Greene, American journalist
  • Mar 11 Geoffrey Hunt, Australia, world-champion squash player

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Mar 12 Mitt Romney, 70th Republican Governor of Massachusetts and presidential candidate, born in Detroit, Michigan

Politician Mitt Romney
Politician
Mitt Romney
  • Mar 12 Kalervo Palsa, Finnish artist (d. 1987)
  • Mar 14 Jan [AJ] te Veldhuis, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Mar 14 William Jefferson, (Rep-D-Louisiana)
  • Mar 14 Pam Ayres, British poet
  • Mar 15 Larisa Grigoriyevna Pozharskaya, Russian cosmonaut
  • Mar 16 Ramzan Paskayev, Chechen accordionist
  • Mar 17 James Morrow, American author
  • Mar 17 Jan Andersson, Swedish politician
  • Mar 18 Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)
  • Mar 18 Roger Kenneth Evans, English politician
  • Mar 19 John Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 20 John Eastburn Boswell, medievalist
  • Mar 22 Patrick Olive, percussionist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • Mar 22 Priscilla Yates, director (Royal Academy of Dancing)

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Mar 22 James Patterson, American author (Alex Cross, Witch and Wizard), born in Newburgh, New York

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Mar 24 Alan Sugar, English multi-millionaire/computer manufacturer (Amstrad), born in Hackney, London

Computer Entrepreneur Alan Sugar
Computer Entrepreneur
Alan Sugar
  • Mar 24 Pieter W Coetzer, South African journalist/MP (NP)
  • Mar 24 Christine Gregoire, American politician, current governor of Washington
  • Mar 25 Claudine Schneider, (Rep-R-RI, 1981- )
  • Mar 26 Dar Robinson, American stuntman (d. 1986)
  • Mar 27 Daphne Todd, president (Royal Society of Portrait Painters)
  • Mar 27 Dough Wilkerson, football
  • Mar 27 Walt Mossberg, the highest-paid journalist at the Wall Street Journal
  • Mar 28 Bruce Gilbert, producer (China Syndrome, 9 to 5, On Golden Pond)
  • Mar 28 John Landecker, American disk jockey
  • Mar 29 Aleksandr Stepenovich Viktorenko, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3, 8, 14, 20)
  • Mar 29 Peter Hinchcliffe, co-founder (Iceland Frozen Foods)
  • Mar 30 Ryszard Kotla, Polish travel writer and activist, tour guide, journalist, academic teacher, engineer
  • Mar 31 Caesar Gaviria Trujillo, president (Colombia, 1990-94)
  • Apr 1 Alain Connes, French mathematician
  • Apr 2 Camille Paglia, Endicott NY, author and social critic
  • Apr 4 Wiranto, Indonesian general

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Apr 5 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, President of the Philippines (2001-2010), born in San Juan

14th President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
14th President of the Philippines
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
  • Apr 6 Jan Kees Wiebenga, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Apr 7 Eliseo Soriano, Philippine evangelist
  • Apr 8 Hsiao-hsien Hou, dir (Cheerful Wind, City of Sadness, Puppetmaster)
  • Apr 8 Tom DeLay, Laredo, Texas, American politician (Rep-R-Texas, 1985-2006)
  • Apr 8 Robert Kiyosaki, American investor
  • Apr 11 Michael Hindley, British MEP
  • Apr 11 Michael Wright, Vice-Chancello, (Aston University)
  • Apr 11 Lev Bulat, Russian physicist
  • Apr 12 Tom Clancy, Baltmore Maryland, American author
  • Apr 12 Antonin Kratochvil photographer
  • Apr 15 Cristina Husmark Pehrsson, Swedish politician
  • Apr 18 David Gee, director (Friends of the Earth)
  • Apr 18 Dorothy Lyman, (All my Children, Naomi-Mama's Family), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Apr 18 Kathy Acker, American author (d. 1997)
  • Apr 18 Herbert Mullin, American serial killer
  • Apr 19 Frits Castricum, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Apr 19 Wilf Stevenson, director (British Film Institute)
  • Apr 20 Andrew Tobias, American journalist and author
  • Apr 23 Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, Ireland, political activist [or 1940]
  • Apr 24 Josep Borrell Fontelles, Former President of the European Parliament
  • Apr 24 Roger D. Kornberg, American chemist, Nobel-prized
  • Apr 26 Gervase Frank Ashworth Jackson-Stops, architectural adviser
  • Apr 27 George Kenneth Butterfield, American politician
  • Apr 29 Olavo de Carvalho, Brazilian philosopher
  • Apr 30 Robert Scott, (Rep-D-Virginia)
  • Apr 30 Mats Odell, Swedish politician
  • Apr 30 Tom Køhlert, Brondby IF coach
  • May 1 Sergio Infante, Chilean poet and writer
  • May 1 Jacob Bekenstein, American-Israeli theoretical physicist (Bekenstein-Hawking radiation), born in Mexico City (d. 2015)
  • May 2 Bill Lowery, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- )
  • May 3 Doug Henning, Ft Garry Manitoba, magician (Broadway play-Magic)
  • May 6 Sandra Fisher, painter
  • May 6 Martha Nussbaum, American philosopher
  • May 8 H. Robert Horvitz, Nobel laureate
  • May 10 Paul Nicholas Young, architect
  • May 10 Caroline Cooney, American author
  • May 10 Thomas Tessier, American author
  • May 12 Michael Ignatieff, Canadian politician
  • May 12 catherine yronwode, American writer and editor
  • May 13 Stephen R Donaldson, US, sci-fi author (Lord Foul's Bane)
  • May 14 Karin Struck, German feminist writer, born in Groß Kiesow
  • May 18 John Bruton, Prime Minister (Republic of Ireland)
  • May 23 Ann Hui, director (Boat People)
  • May 23 Bernard Comrie, English linguist
  • May 23 Jane Kenyon, American poet (d. 1995)
  • May 24 Luke Rittner, sect-gen (Arts Council)
  • May 24 Martin Winterkorn, German automotive executive
  • May 26 Piers Gray, critic/writer
  • May 27 Peter DeFazio, (Rep-D-Oregon)
  • May 28 Zahi Hawass, Egyptian Egyptologist
  • May 28 Lynn Johnston, Canadian cartoonist
  • May 29 Mark Nelson, crew member (Biosphere 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 29 Gene Robinson, American ecclesiastic
  • Jun 1 Ron Dennis, CBE, F1 team principal (McLaren)
  • Jun 3 Timothy David, diplomat
  • Jun 3 John Dykstra, American special effects supervisor
  • Jun 4 Viktor Klima, Chancellor of Austria
  • Jun 5 David Hare, playwright (Strapless, Plenty, Wetherby, Fatale)
  • Jun 5 Eric Molobi, South Africa, activist (ANC)
  • Jun 5 Laurie Anderson, performance artist (O Superman, Excellent Birds)
  • Jun 6 David Blunkett, English politician
  • Jun 8 Eric F. Wieschaus, American biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Jun 9 John Gurda, American historian
  • Jun 11 Henry Cisneros, first Hispanic to serve as mayor of a major U.S. city (San Antonio), later Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton Administration
  • Jun 11 Laloo Prasad Yadav, Indian politician
  • Jun 13 Daniel P A "Danie" Schutte, South African underminister of Justice
  • Jun 13 Jerrold Nadler, (Rep-D-NY)
  • Jun 13 Peter Holm, boyfriend of Joan Collins
  • Jun 16 -minu, Swiss columnist and writer
  • Jun 19 James T Walsh, (Rep-R-NY)
  • Jun 19 Salman Rushdie, British Indian novelist (Midnight's Children, Satanic Verses), born in Mumbai, India
  • Jun 20 David French, British director (Deep Sleep, Bingo)
  • Jun 20 Josef Clemens, German bishop and Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
  • Jun 20 Ivo Milazzo, Italian comic book artist
  • Jun 21 Dana Rohrabacher, (Rep-R-California)
  • Jun 21 Shirin Ebadi, Iranian lawyer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
  • Jun 22 Octavia E[stelle] Butler, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed)
  • Jun 22 Jerry Rawlings, former President of Ghana
  • Jun 22 Howard Kaylan, founding member of The Turtles
  • Jun 28 Mark Helprin, US writer
  • Jun 28 Patrick Kincaid, who wrote the TODAY program; send him a card
  • Jun 28 Clarissa Dickson Wright, English celebrity chef
  • Jun 30 Yuri Petrovich Sheffer, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jul 2 Luci Baines Johnson Nugent Turpin, daughter of Pres LBJ
  • Jul 7 Felix Standaert, Belgian diplomat
  • Jul 7 Howard Rheingold, American author
  • Jul 7 Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal
  • Jul 8 Luis Fernando Figari, Peruvian founder of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae
  • Jul 8 Jenny Diski, English writer (Stranger on a Train), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Jul 10 John Trevor Key, photographer
  • Jul 11 Bo Lundgren, Swedish politician
  • Jul 12 Richard C. McCarty, American professor of psychology
  • Jul 14 Claudia Kennedy, U.S. Army officer
  • Jul 16 Roelof P Meyer, South African under minister of Law & Order etc
  • Jul 16 Alexis Herman, 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Jul 16 Assata Shakur, American activist