Birthdays in History in April 1947

  • 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 Jackson-Stops, British architectural adviser to the National Trust (d. 1995)
  • 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