Birthdays in History on November 7

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15 Agrippina the Younger [Julia Agrippina], Roman Empress (sister of Caligula, wife of Claudius, mother of Nero), born in Oppidum Ubiorum (Cologne) (d. 59)

Roman Empress Agrippina the Younger
Roman Empress
Agrippina the Younger
  • 630 Constans II, Byzantine emperor (d. 668)
  • 994 Muhammad ibn Hazm, historian/jurist/author of Islamic Spain
  • 1598 Francisco Zurbarán, Spanish painter (d. 1664)
  • 1619 Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French writer (d. 1692)
  • 1650 John Robinson, English diplomat (d. 1723)
  • 1656 Walraad the Younger, earl of Nassau-Ottweiler/gov of Nimegen
  • 1687 William Stukeley, English archaeologist (d. 1765)
  • 1692 Johannes G Schnabel, German author/surgeon (Insel Felsenburg)
  • 1750 Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg, German poet (d. 1819)
  • 1758 Edouard viscount de Walckiers, South Netherland banker/politician
  • 1797 Silas Horton Stringham, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), (d. 1876)
  • 1805 Thomas Brassey, English civil engineering contractor (d. 1870)
  • 1810 Fritz Reuter, German novelist
  • 1811 Karel J Erben, Czech poet (Bouquet)
  • 1818 Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician (d. 1896)
  • 1832 Andrew Dickson White, educator, 1st President of Cornell University
  • 1838 Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French writer (d. 1889)
  • 1851 Chris von der Ahe, German born entrepreneur (d. 1913)
  • 1855 Edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect)
  • 1856 Semyon Zonovyevich Alapin, Vilna, tied for chess 1st place (1878)
  • 1858 Bipin Chandra Pal, Indian freedom fighter, (d. 1932)
  • 1860 Jean-Baptiste Eugène Estienne, French general (d. 1936)
  • 1861 Jeff Milton, American lawman (d. 1947)

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1867 Marie Skłodowska-Curie, discovered radium (Nobel 1903, 1911), born in Warsaw, Poland

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie
  • 1875 Mikhail Kalinin, Soviet politician (d. 1946)
  • 1876 Culbert Olson, Fillmore Utah, (Gov-D-Cal)
  • 1878 Lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)
  • 1879 Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher/glass painter

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1879 Leon Trotsky, Russian Marxist revolutionary, political theorist and founder of the Red Army [OS 26-10-1879], born in Yelizavetgrad, Russian Empire (d. 1940)

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
  • 1883 Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, Newport New Va, TV preacher
  • 1886 Aaron Nimzowitsch, Latvian chess player (openings theorist)
  • 1886 Mark Aldanov, [Landau], Russian/French chemist/writer [OS=Oct 26]
  • 1888 Chandrasekhara Raman, India, physicist (Nobel 1930)
  • 1895 Jakob Kaplan, French head rabbi (1955-81)
  • 1896 Herbert R O'Connor, Balt Md, (Sen-Md)/TV narrator (Crime Syndicate)
  • 1896 Esdras Minville, Quebec writer, economist and sociologist (d. 1975)
  • 1897 Ruth Pitter, British poet and 1st woman to receive the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1955
  • 1898 Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician (d. 1963)
  • 1902 Rob van der de Bas, [Barend Robberts], troubadour (Klucht of the Cow)
  • 1903 Albert Helman, [Lou Lichtveld], Suriname politician/novelist
  • 1903 Konrad Lorenz, zoologist/ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel 1973)
  • 1903 Lodewijk AM "Lou" Lichtveld, [Albert Helman], Suriname author
  • 1906 Eugene Carson Blake, US sec-gen of World council of Churches (1966-72)
  • 1906 Jan Vercammen, Flemish author/chief inspector LO (Primary Education)
  • 1906 Margaret Barbara Lambert, British historian (Saar)
  • 1907 Maurits Mok, Dutch author/poet (Cheese & Bread Game)
  • 1911 Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist

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1913 Albert Camus, French author (The Just-Nobel 1957), born in Dréan, Algeria (d. 1960)

Author Albert Camus
Author
Albert Camus
  • 1914 R[aphael] A[loysius] Lafferty, US, sci-fi author (Devil is Dead)
  • 1915 Philip Morrison, American scientist (d. 2005)

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1918 Billy Graham, American Baptist evangelist (Crusades), born in Charlotte, North Carolina

Evangelist Billy Graham
Evangelist
Billy Graham
  • 1918 Paul Aussaresses, French general
  • 1923 Matthew Coady, journalist
  • 1924 Wolf Mankowitz, British(?) playwright
  • 1928 Richard G. Scott, LDS apostle
  • 1928 Norton Zinder, biologist (genetic transduction), born in New York City (d. 2012)
  • 1930 Peter Woods, newsreader
  • 1930 Rudy Boschwitz, (Sen-R-Mn, 1978- )
  • 1932 Harry Lammertink, [Yrrah], Dutch cartoonist (Vrij Netherland)
  • 1934 Stephen L Neal, (Rep-D-NC, 1975- )
  • 1935 Willibrordus S Rendra, Indonesia, poet (Ballad orang-orang tertjina)
  • 1940 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian
  • 1943 Judith Frost, British Columbia, artist (To Red, Dust Drawings)
  • 1943 Wensley Haydon-Baillie, English pharmaceutical manufacturer
  • 1943 Stephen Greenblatt, American literary critic
  • 1943 Boris Gromov, Russian general

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1943 Michael Spence, American economist and Nobel Prize laureate, born in Montclair, New Jersey

Economist Michael Spence
Economist
Michael Spence
  • 1947 Bob Anderson, English darts player
  • 1950 Alexa Canady, Lansing Michigan, 1st African American female neurosurgeon and educator
  • 1950 Augusto Gen'un Alcalde, Buenos Aires, 1st South American Zen teacher
  • 1952 David Petraeus, Commanding General of Multinational Force Iraq
  • 1955 Detlef Ultsch, German judoka
  • 1958 Lori Saldaña, American politician
  • 1964 Gill Holland, American producer
  • 1968 Mark Preston, Australian engineer
  • 1971 Jamie Drummond, Scottish Canadian Sommelier
  • 1972 Mike Goldman, Australian media personality
  • 1975 Suesan Rajabi, Miss Colorado USA (1996)

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1975 Marcus Luttrell, United States Navy SEAL ("Lone Survivor"), born in Houston, Texas

Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell
Navy SEAL
Marcus Luttrell
  • 1976 One Be Lo, hip-hop artist