Famous People Born on August 17, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • George Melly, British singer (d. 2007)
  • Haakon Barfod, Norwegian sailor (Olympic gold 1948, 52), (d. 2013)
  • Jean Poiret [Jean-Gustave PoirĂ©], French actor, director, and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles), born in Paris, France (d. 1992)

Person of interestJiang Zemin

Jiang Zemin, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (1989-2002) and President of the People's Republic of China (1993-2003), born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu

Paramount Leader of China Jiang Zemin
Paramount Leader of China
Jiang Zemin