Famous Birthdays 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 (641-668) (d. 668)
  • 994 Muhammad ibn Hazm, Andalusian historian, jurist and author of Islamic Spain, born in Córdoba, Caliphate of Córdoba (d. 1064)
  • 1414 Jami [Mowlanā Nūr Od-dīn ʿabd Or-raḥmān Ebn Aḥmad], Persian poet (Lava’iḥ), born in Minaret of Jam, Afghanistan (d. 1492)
  • 1598 Francisco Zurbarán, Spanish painter, born in Fuente de Cantos, Spain (d. 1664)
  • 1619 Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French writer (Historiettes), born in La Rochelle, France (d. 1692)
  • 1650 John Robinson, English diplomat and prelate, born in Cleasby, North Yorkshire (d. 1723)
  • 1687 William Stukeley, English physician and archaeologist (pioneered investigation of Stonehenge and Avebury), born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire (d. 1765)
  • 1692 Johannes Gottfried Schnabel, German author (Insel Felsenburg), born in Sandersdorf, Germany
  • 1706 Carlo Cecere, Italian composer, born in Grottole, Italy (d. 1761)
  • 1750 Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg, German poet, lawyer and translator, born in Bad Bramstedt, Germany (d. 1819)
  • 1758 Edouard viscount de Walckiers, South Netherland banker and politician, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1837)
  • 1786 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer, born in Sanaüja, Spain (d. 1853)
  • 1797 Silas H. Stringham, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), born in Middletown, New York (d. 1876)
  • 1805 Thomas Brassey, English civil engineering contractor, born in Buerton, Cheshire, England (d. 1870)
  • 1810 Fritz Reuter, German novelist, born in Stavenhagen, Germany (d. 1874)
  • 1810 Ferenc Erkel, Hungarian composer (Himnusz), born in Gyula (d. 1893)
  • 1811 Karel Jaromír Erben, Czech poet (Bouquet), born in Miletín, Austria (d. 1870)
  • 1818 Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician (founder of modern electrophysiology), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1896)
  • 1822 Edouard Gregoir, Belgian composer, born in Turnhout, Belgium (d. 1890)
  • 1828 Ludwig Deppe, German composer, born in Barntrup, Germany (d. 1890)
  • 1832 Andrew Dickson White, American historian and educator, 1st President of Cornell University, born in Homer, New York (d. 1918)
  • 1838 Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French writer (Contes cruels), born in Saint-Brieuc, Brittany, France (d. 1889)
  • 1839 Henry Holmes, English violinist and composer, born in London (d. 1905)
  • 1846 Ignaz Brull, Moravain-born composer, born in Prostějov, Moravia (d. 1907)
  • 1851 Chris von der Ahe, German entrepreneur and owner of St. Louis Brown Stockings, born in Hille, Germany (d. 1913)
  • 1852 Bohdan Borkowski, Polish composer, born in Tenczynek, Krakow, Poland (d. 1901)
  • 1855 Edwin Hall, American physicist (discovered Hall effect), born in Gorham, Maine (d. 1938)
  • 1856 Semyon Alapin, Russian chess master, born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1923)
  • 1858 Bipin Chandra Pal, Indian nationalist and freedom fighter, born in Habiganj, Sylhet region, India (d. 1932)
  • 1860 Jean-Baptiste Eugène Estienne, French general (Father of The Tank), born in Condé en Barrois, France (d. 1936)
  • 1861 Jeff Milton, American lawman, born in Marianna, Florida (d. 1947)
  • 1866 Paul Lincke, German composer and and theater conductor considered the "father" of the Berlin operetta (Frau Luna, Lysistrata), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1946)

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1867 Marie Curie, Polish-French scientist who discovered radium (Nobel 1903, 1911), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1934)

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie
  • 1874 Joseph Willoughby, South African cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1895-96), born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England (d. 1952)
  • 1875 Mikhail Kalinin, Soviet communist leader and statesman, born in Verkhnyaya Troitsa, Russia (d. 1946) [OS]
  • 1876 Culbert Olson, American lawyer and politician (Gov-D-Cal), born in Fillmore, Utah (d. 1962)
  • 1876 Ted Arnold, English cricketer (England all-rounder in 10 Tests 1903-05), born in Withycombe Raleigh, Devon (d. 1942)
  • 1876 Charlie Townsend, English cricketer, born in Bristol (d. 1958)
  • 1877 Henry Balfour Gardiner, English composer and musician, born in Kensington, England (d. 1950)
  • 1878 Lise Meitner, Austrian-Swedish physicist (Protactinium), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1968)
  • 1879 Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher and glass painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1975)

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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 Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, African-American TV preacher, born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1968)
  • 1886 Aron Nimzowitsch, Latvian chess player (openings theorist), born in Riga, Russian Empire (d. 1935)
  • 1888 Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, Indian physicist (Nobel Prize 1930 for light scattering), born in Tiruchirappalli, India (d. 1970)
  • 1889 George Davis, Flemish actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • 1889 Lionel Tennyson, 3rd Baron Tennyson and cricketer (England batsman & captain), born in Westminster, London (d. 1951)
  • 1893 Leatrice Joy, American actress (The Ace of Hearts), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1985)
  • 1895 Jacob Kaplan, French Grand Rabbi (1955-81), born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • 1896 Herbert O'Connor, 51st Governor of Maryland and TV narrator (Crime Syndicate), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1960)

  • 1896 Esdras Minville, Quebec writer, economist and sociologist, born in Quebec, Montreal (d. 1975)
  • 1897 Ruth Pitter, British poet and 1st woman to receive the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1955, born in Ilford, London (d. 1992)
  • 1898 Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician, born in Saloniki, Ottoman Empire (d. 1963)
  • 1900 Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54), born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1995)
  • 1902 Rob van der de Bas [Barend Robberts], troubadour (Klucht of the Cow)
  • 1903 Albert Helman [Lou Lichtveld], Suriname politician and novelist, born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 1996)
  • 1903 Dean Jagger, American actor (White Christmas, Vanishing Point), born in Lima, Ohio (d. 1991)
  • 1903 Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist and ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel Prize 1973), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1989)
  • 1903 Grace Stafford, American actress (Confessions of a Nazi Spy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1905 William Alwyn, composer
  • 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, American sci-fi author (Devil is Dead)
  • 1915 Philip Morrison, American scientist (d. 2005)
  • 1916 Joe Bushkin, American jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes), born in NYC, New York
  • 1917 Andras Mihaly, composer
  • 1917 Howard Rumsey, American jazz musician (Lighthouse Cafe), born in Brawley, California (d. 2015)

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

Evangelist Billy Graham
Evangelist
Billy Graham
  • 1918 Maria Teresa de Noronha, Portuguese Fado singer (d. 1993)
  • 1918 Paul Aussaresses, French general
  • 1922 Al Hirt, jazz trumpeter (Greatest Horn in the World), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1923 Matthew Coady, journalist
  • 1924 Wolf Mankowitz, British(?) playwright
  • 1926 Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano (Met Opera), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1927 Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese businessman (President of Nintendo, 1949-2003, owner of Seattle Mariners), born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 2013)
  • 1927 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • 1928 Richard G. Scott, LDS apostle
  • 1928 Norton Zinder, biologist (genetic transduction), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Ruggero Mastroianni, film editor
  • 1930 Peter Woods, newsreader
  • 1930 Rudy Boschwitz, (Sen-R-Mn, 1978- )
  • 1931 Gerald Humel, composer
  • 1932 Harry Lammertink, [Yrrah], Dutch cartoonist (Vrij Netherland)
  • 1933 George Tibbits, composer
  • 1934 Stephen L Neal, (Rep-D-NC, 1975- )
  • 1935 Willibrordus S Rendra, Indonesia, poet (Ballad orang-orang tertjina)
  • 1936 Barry Newman, actor (Amy, Deadline, Petrocelli), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1936 Jaap Stobbe, Dutch actor (Dageraad)
  • 1938 Dee Clark, Arkansas, singer (Hambone, Nobody But You)
  • 1938 James Katt, pitcher/sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)
  • 1939 Daniel Manneke, composer
  • 1940 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian
  • 1942 Jean Shrimpton, British actress (Privilege, Beaton by Bailey, Something Nice to Eat) and the world's first supermodel, born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1942 Johnny Rivers, [Ramistella], American singer (Secret Agent Man), born in NYC, New York

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1943 Joni Mitchell, [Roberta J Anderson], Canadian singer (Clouds), born in Fort Macleod, Alberta

  • 1943 Judith Frost, British Columbia, artist (To Red, Dust Drawings)
  • 1943 Wensley Haydon-Baillie, English pharmaceutical manufacturer
  • 1943 Michael Byrne, English actor
  • 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
  • 1944 James Dashow, American/Italian composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944 Jim Watkins, actor (Jerry-Magician), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944 Joe Niekro, baseball knuckler (NY Yankees)
  • 1944 Luigi Riva, Italian footballer
  • 1944 Ken Patera, American professional wrestler
  • 1947 Bob Anderson, English darts player
  • 1947 Yutaka Fukumoto, Japanese professional baseball player
  • 1948 Alex Ribeiro, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1949 Steven Stucky, American composer (Los Angeles Philharmonic), born in Hutchinson, Kansas (d. 2016)
  • 1950 Alexa Canady, Lansing Michigan, 1st African American female neurosurgeon and educator
  • 1950 Augusto Gen'un Alcalde, 1st South American Zen teacher, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1951 Dan Duva, boxing promoter/producer (Howard Stern New Years Party)
  • 1952 David Petraeus, Commanding General of Multinational Force Iraq
  • 1953 Lucinda Green, English equestrian
  • 1954 Kamal Haasan, Indian actor (Vishwaroopam), born in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu
  • 1955 Detlef Ultsch, German judoka
  • 1955 René Marie, American jazz singer (Sound of Red), born in Warrenton, Virginia
  • 1956 Denise Jannah, [Zeefuik], Suriname jazz singer (Farmer's Market)
  • 1956 Judy Tenuta, American comedian, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957 Christopher Knight, American actor (Peter-Brady Bunch), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957 Jonathan Palmer, formula-1 racer
  • 1957 Kathy McMillan, long jumper (Olympic silver 1976)
  • 1958 Jack Wyngaard, South African dancer (d. 1996)
  • 1958 Lori Saldaña, American politician
  • 1959 Billy Gillispie, American basketball coach
  • 1959 Alexandre Guimarães, Costa Rican football manager
  • 1960 Tommy Thayer, American guitarist (Kiss)
  • 1961 Mintcho Pachov, Bulgaria, 67.5kg weightlifer (Olympic bronze 1980)
  • 1962 Arend Bouwmeester, Dutch saxophonist (Bob Color)
  • 1962 Wayne Norman Phillips, Vic opener cricketer (Test for Aust v Ind 1992)
  • 1963 John Barnes, British soccer player
  • 1963 Michael Heidt, hockey defenseman (Team Germany), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1963 Shelly Miller, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25th-1994), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1963 Todd McKee, actor (Ted-Santa Barbara, Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1964 Dana Plato, Maywood California, actress (Kimberly-Diff'rent Strokes)
  • 1964 Liam O'Maonlai, Irish vocalist/pianist (Hothouse Flowers-I'm Sorry)
  • 1964 Gill Holland, American producer
  • 1965 Sigrun Wodars, German athlete
  • 1966 Andy Tomberlin, Monroe NC, outfielder (NY Mets)
  • 1966 Lisa Canning, Virgin Islands, hostess (Entertainment Tonight)
  • 1966 Murphy Logo Su'a, cricket pace bowler (NZ left-arm of Samoan parents)
  • 1967 Sharleen Spiteri Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas)
  • 1967 David Guetta, French songwriter, DJ and record producer (One Love, When Love Takes Over), born in Paris, France
  • 1968 Russ Springer, Alexandria VA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1968 Greg Tribbett, American musician (Mudvayne)
  • 1968 Mark Preston, Australian engineer
  • 1969 Michelle Morse, Ft Rucker Ala, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995)
  • 1969 Tanya Dubnicoff, Winnipeg Manitoba, cyclist (Olympics-6th-92, 96)
  • 1969 Hélène Grimaud, French pianist
  • 1969 Michelle Clunie, American actress
  • 1970 Andre Hastings, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints)
  • 1970 Kris[ten] Fillat, field hockey forward (Olympics-96), born in San Diego, California
  • 1970 Marc Rosset, tennis star (1992 French Doubles), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1970 Neil Hannon, Northern Irish musician (The Divine Comedy)
  • 1970 Andy Houston, American NASCAR driver
  • 1970 Morgan Spurlock, American director and producer
  • 1971 Jamie Drummond, Scottish Canadian Sommelier
  • 1971 Robin Finck, American musician
  • 1972 Christopher Daniel Barnes, American actor (As World Turns), born in Portland, Maine
  • 1972 Emily Porter Lesueur, synchronized swimmer (Oly-gold-96), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972 Jane Taylor, Maitland NSW Aust, tennis star (1995 Futures-Wagga Waga)
  • 1972 Jeremy London, actor (I'll Fly Away, Party of Five)
  • 1972 Jimmy Gary, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1972 Mike Goldman, Australian media personality
  • 1972 Marcus Stewart, English football player
  • 1973 Yunjin Kim, South Korean actress
  • 1973 Martín Palermo, Argentine footballer
  • 1974 Kris Benson, Konnesaw TX, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1974 Tarek Saleh, linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1974 Chris Summers, Norwegian drummer (Turbonegro)

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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 Mark Philippoussis, Australia, tennis star (140 MPH serve)
  • 1976 Zahir Raheem, bantamweight boxer (Olympics-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1976 One Be Lo, hip-hop artist
  • 1978 Rio Ferdinand, English footballer
  • 1978 Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Dutch footballer
  • 1978 Tomoya Nagase, Japanese actor and singer (TOKIO)
  • 1979 Danny Fonseca, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1979 Barney Harwood, CBBC presenter
  • 1979 Will Demps, American football player
  • 1979 Joey Ryan, American professional wrestler
  • 1979 Jon Peter Lewis, American singer
  • 1979 Mike Commodore, American professional hockey player
  • 1980 Gervasio Deferr, Spanish gymnast
  • 1980 James Franklin, New Zealand Cricket player
  • 1980 Luciana Salazar, Argentine model and actress
  • 1981 Muhammad Hassan, professional wrestler
  • 1981 Anthony Moffat, Scottish musician, writer and filmmaker
  • 1981 Anushka Shetty, Tollywood Film Actress
  • 1986 Sol Aranza, Mexican voice actress
  • 1990 Matt Corby, Australian singer
  • 1995 Bethany Mota, American video blogger, born in Merced County, California

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1996 Lorde [Ella Yelich-O'Connor], New Zealand singer (Royals), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Singer Lorde
Singer
Lorde