Birthdays in History on November 13

  • 354 [Christian] Aurelius Augustine, bp of Hippo in Roman Africa

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1312 Edward III, King of England (1327-77) noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority, born in Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England (d. 1377)

King of England Edward III
King of England
Edward III
  • 1486 Johann Eck, German theologian (d. 1543)
  • 1504 Philip I (the Generous), Landgrave of Hesse and important early protestant ruler. (d. 1567)
  • 1559 Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal
  • 1572 Cyril Lucaris, Greek theologian (d. 1638)
  • 1679 Thomas-Philippe d'alsace et de Boussu, South Netherland cardinal
  • 1710 Charles Simon Favart, French dramatist (d. 1792)
  • 1714 William Shenstone, English poet (d. 1763)
  • 1715 Dorothea Erxleben, German, first female medical doctor (d. 1762)

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1732 John Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania, born in Talbot County, Maryland (d. 1808)

Founding Father of the United States John Dickinson
Founding Father of the United States
John Dickinson
  • 1760 Jiaqing, Emperor of China (d. 1820)
  • 1782 Esaias Tegnér, Swedish writer (d. 1846)
  • 1792 Edward John Trelawney, England, traveler/author (Adv of Younger Son)
  • 1801 Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, queen of Prussia (d. 1873)
  • 1801 Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, queen of Saxony (d. 1877)
  • 1804 Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1880)
  • 1809 John AB Dahlgren, US Union lt adm/inventor (Civil war Dahlgren-cannon)
  • 1813 John Wolcott Phelps, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1885)
  • 1813 Peter II Petrovic Njegos, poet/ruler of Montenegro (1830-51)
  • 1814 Joseph Hooker, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1879)
  • 1826 Charles Frederick Worth, English-born couturier (d. 1895)
  • 1834 Ignacio M Altamirano, Mexican author (El Zarco)
  • 1837 James T. Rapier, American politician (d. 1883)
  • 1838 Joseph F Smith, 6th President of Mormon church
  • 1841 Edward Burd Grubb, American Civil War Brevet Brigadier General (d. 1913)
  • 1848 Albert HK, monarch of Monaco (1889-1922)

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1850 Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish author (Treasure Island), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1894)

  • 1856 Louis D Brandeis, Mass, 68th Supreme Court Justice (1916-39)
  • 1859 Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains)
  • 1866 Abraham Flexner, American educator (d. 1959)
  • 1869 Helene Stöcker, German feminist, pacifist and publicist (d. 1943)
  • 1869 Ariadna Tyrkova-Williams, Russian feminist (d. 1962)
  • 1878 John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)
  • 1878 Max Dehn, German mathematician (d. 1952)
  • 1893 Edward A Doisy Sr, US bio-chemist (Vitamin K1, Nobel 1943)
  • 1894 Artur Nebe, German SS officer {d. 1945)
  • 1896 Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60)
  • 1902 Gustav von Koenigswald, paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus)
  • 1906 Eva Zeisel, Budapest, Hungary, American industrial designer
  • 1907 Josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan)
  • 1907 Lewis Boddington, aerospace engineer
  • 1907 Giovanna of Italy, tsaritsa of Bulgaria (d. 2000)
  • 1908 C. Vann Woodward, American historian (d. 1999)
  • 1909 Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Between Doubt & Tears)
  • 1910 William Bradford Huie, American writer and publisher (d. 1986)
  • 1913 Lon Nol, Cambodian politician (d. 1985)
  • 1915 Howard Cooke, Jamaica, (1991 Mico Gold Medal Award)
  • 1915 Robert Sutton, electronics engineer
  • 1922 Jack Narz, TV gameshow host (Dotto, Video Village), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1923 Arthur Hiller, Canadian director (Love Story), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Motoo Kimura, Japanese geneticist (d. 1994)
  • 1925 Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author
  • 1926 Harry Hughes, 57th Governor of Maryland
  • 1927 Billy Klüver, American scientist (d. 2004)
  • 1929 Steef C Weijers, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1929 Fred Phelps, American pastor
  • 1930 Fred Harris, (Sen-D-Okla)
  • 1930 Nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist/poet
  • 1931 Anthony Jacobs, English industrialist (BSM)
  • 1931 Joan Lestor, British MP
  • 1931 John A Manke, US test pilot (HL-10)
  • 1934 Peter Arnett, New Zealand-born American journalist
  • 1935 Thomas Augustine Martin, academic
  • 1935 George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1938 Gérald Godin, French Canadian poet and politician (d. 1994)
  • 1941 Eberhard Diepgen, German politician
  • 1943 André-Gilles Fortin, Canadian politician (d. 1977)
  • 1944 Wouter R van Romondt, Dutch/Dutch Antillean cartoonist
  • 1945 John B. Craig, American diplomat
  • 1953 Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mexican politician
  • 1953 Waswo_X._Waswo, American Photographer
  • 1954 Scott McNealy, American CEO of Sun Microsystems
  • 1957 Ronald Shusett, Hamburg Germany, author (Project Mankind)
  • 1961 Edwin "Rick" Bakker, Dutch author: Rick's Report, AIDS Diary
  • 1963 Thilo Timothy Newman, Hamburg Germany, writer (Freejack, Alien)
  • 1969 Lori Berenson, American criminal
  • 1969 Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Dutch author
  • 1973 Samantha Riley, Brisbane Australia, breastroker (Oly-2 bronze-92, 96)
  • 1981 Rivkah, American comic book writer and artist