Birthdays in History on November 10

  • 745 Musa al-Kazim, Shia Imam (d. 799)
  • 1341 Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (d. 1408)
  • 1433 Charles of Charolais, the Bold, Duke of Burgundy/polyglot
  • 1467 Charles of Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen [or Nov 9]
  • 1480 Bridget of York, English princess and nun (d. 1517)

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1483 Martin Luther, German theologian and key figure in the Protestant Reformation, born in Eisleben, Saxony, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1546)

Founder of Protestanism Martin Luther
Founder of Protestanism
Martin Luther
  • 1565 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl of Essex/cousin/lover of Elizabeth I
  • 1565 Laurentius Paulinus Gothus, Swedish theologian and astronomer (d. 1646)
  • 1577 Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary/poet (Houwelyck)
  • 1620 Ninon de l'Enclos, French courtesan and writer (d. 1705)
  • 1668 Louis III, Prince of Condé (d. 1710)
  • 1683 George II [August], king of England (1727-60)
  • 1695 John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (d. 1771)
  • 1697 William Hogarth, England, satiric painter/engraver (Rake's Progress)
  • 1710 Adam Gottlob Moltke, Danish statesman (d. 1792)
  • 1730 Oliver Goldsmith, Ireland, novelist/dramatist (She Stoops to Conquer) (d. 1774)
  • 1735 Granville Sharp, English abolishionist (d. 1813)
  • 1793 Jared Kirtland, US, physician/naturalist/reformed penitentiaries
  • 1801 Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer (d. 1872)
  • 1810 George Jennings English sanitary engineer (d. 1882)
  • 1819 Cyrus West Field, financier/success of 1st transatlantic cable
  • 1827 Alfred Howe Terry, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1890)
  • 1830 Albert Gallatin Jenkins, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1834 Jose Hernandez, Argentina poet (MartinFierro)
  • 1834 Wager Swayne, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1902)
  • 1844 Henry Eyster Jacobs, American theologian (d. 1932)

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1845 John Thompson, 4th Prime Minister of Canada (C: 1892-94), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (d. 1894)

4th Prime Minister of Canada John Thompson
4th Prime Minister of Canada
John Thompson
  • 1855 Josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God)
  • 1861 Robert T A Innes, astronomer (Proxima Centauri), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1868 Gichin Funakoshi, Japanese martial artist (d. 1957)
  • 1871 Winston Churchill, US, author (Crisis, Crossing)
  • 1879 Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven)
  • 1879 Patrick Pearse, Irish political activist (d. 1916)
  • 1880 Aart A van Schelven, Dutch church historian (Willem of Orange)
  • 1880 Jacob Epstein, sculptor (Adam, Jacob & the Angel)
  • 1882 Max Mell, Austria officer/literary (Donauweibchen)
  • 1884 Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/author (Bird Phoenix)
  • 1887 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Erziehung vor Verdun)
  • 1888 Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder
  • 1893 John P. Marquand, American writer (d. 1960)
  • 1895 John Knudsen Northrop, aircraft designer (Northrop Air)
  • 1902 Murk Ozinga, Dutch building historian (Monuments of Curacao)
  • 1906 Josef Kramer, German concentration camp commandant (d. 1945)
  • 1907 John Moore, English author (d. 1967)
  • 1908 Charles Merritt, Canadian Army officer and Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)
  • 1909 Paweł Jasienica, Polish historian (d. 1970)
  • 1913 Alvaro Cunhal, Portuguese communist
  • 1913 Thelma Hulbert, painter
  • 1918 Ernst Fischer, German chemist (Nobel 1973)
  • 1919 Moise Tshombe, President of Katanga, then premier of the Congo (Zaire)
  • 1919 Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov, Russian inventor (AK-47), (d. 2013)
  • 1920 Rafael del Pino, Spanish entrepreneur
  • 1927 Jacob Pleydell-Bouvery 8th earl of Radnor/art collector
  • 1928 William Staveley, British admiral
  • 1929 Ninón Sevilla, Cuban-Mexican actress (Aventurera, Víctimas del Pecado), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2015)
  • 1930 Clarence M Pendleton Jr, chairman of US comm on Civil Rights (1981-88)
  • 1933 Ronald Evans, American astronaut (d. 1990)
  • 1935 Ronald Ellwin Evans, St Francis Ks, Captain USN/astronaut (Apollo 17)
  • 1935 Igor Dmitrievich Novikov, Russian astrophysicist
  • 1935 Bernard Babior, American biochemist
  • 1939 Russell Means, Native American activist, (d. 2012)
  • 1941 John Geoghegan, Silver Star recipient (d. 1965)

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1942 Robert F. Engle, American economist and 2003 Nobel laureate for economic time series analysis, born in Syracuse, New York

Economist Robert F. Engle
Economist
Robert F. Engle
  • 1942 Hans-Rudolf Merz, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • 1943 Saxby Chambliss, American politician
  • 1944 Silvestre Reyes, American politician
  • 1946 David Stockman, Reagan's ex-budget director
  • 1947 Bechir Gemayel, pres Lebanon (8/23-9/14, 1982)
  • 1948 Aaron Brown, American broadcast journalist
  • 1955 James Chapman, American novelist
  • 1956 Mohsen Badawi, Egyptian entrepreneur and activist
  • 1960 Neil Gaiman, English writer
  • 1961 Rudolf Grimm, Austrian physics professor
  • 1961 John Walton, English darts player
  • 1965 Eddie Irvine, Northern Irish race car driver
  • 1968 Steve Brookstein, English X Factor winner
  • 1977 Josh Barnett, American Mixed Martial Artist
  • 1980 Calvin Chen, One of the four members of the Taiwanese boy band, Fei Lun Hai/Fahrenhiet
  • 1981 Jason L. Dunham, American Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2004)
  • 1985 David Lee Rohr Jr, transplant donor