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History Births on April 25


Daniel MacPherson
Daniel MacPherson, Australian actor and television host

#Daniel_MacPherson

Paul Madden (diplomat)
Paul Madden, English diplomat, British High Commissioner to Australia

#Paul_Madden_(diplomat)

Sammy Drechsel
Sammy Drechsel, German comedian and journalist (d. 1986)

#Sammy_Drechsel

Joe Buck
Joe Buck, American sportscaster

#Joe_Buck

Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March
Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1330)

#Roger_Mortimer,_1st_Earl_of_March

James Ferguson (Scottish astronomer)
James Ferguson, Scottish astronomer and author (d. 1776)

#James_Ferguson_(Scottish_astronomer)

Björn Ulvaeus
Björn Ulvaeus, Swedish singer-songwriter and producer

#Björn_Ulvaeus

Alejandro Valverde
Alejandro Valverde, Spanish cyclist

#Alejandro_Valverde

Louis IX of France
Louis IX of France (d. 1270)

#Louis_IX_of_France

Conrad IV of Germany
Conrad IV of Germany (d. 1254)

#Conrad_IV_of_Germany

Wolfgang Pauli
Wolfgang Pauli, Austrian-Swiss-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)

#Wolfgang_Pauli

James Sheppard
James Sheppard, Canadian ice hockey player

#James_Sheppard

Johann Smith
Johann Smith, American soccer player

#Johann_Smith

Charles Sumner Tainter
Charles Sumner Tainter, American engineer and inventor (d. 1940)

#Charles_Sumner_Tainter

Jason Lee (actor)
Jason Lee, American skateboarder, actor, comedian and producer

#Jason_Lee_(actor)

Vladimir Zhirinovsky
Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian colonel, lawyer, and politician

#Vladimir_Zhirinovsky

Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh
Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1857)

#Princess_Mary,_Duchess_of_Gloucester_and_Edinburgh

Parviz Parastui
Parviz Parastui, Iranian actor and singer

#Parviz_Parastui

Connie Marrero
Connie Marrero, Cuban baseball player and coach (d. 2014)

#Connie_Marrero

Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon
Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, English ornithologist and politician, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (d. 1933)

#Edward_Grey,_1st_Viscount_Grey_of_Fallodon

Anthony Venables
Anthony Venables, English economist, author, and academic

#Anthony_Venables

Paul Mazursky
Paul Mazursky, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2014)

#Paul_Mazursky

Giedo van der Garde
Giedo van der Garde, Dutch racing driver

#Giedo_van_der_Garde

Américo Gallego
Américo Gallego, Argentinian footballer and coach

#Américo_Gallego

Lia Manoliu
Lia Manoliu, Romanian discus thrower and politician (d. 1998)

#Lia_Manoliu

Nikolai Kardashev
Nikolai Kardashev, Russian astrophysicist (d. 2019)

#Nikolai_Kardashev

Georg Major
Georg Major, German theologian and academic (d. 1574)

#Georg_Major

John McFall (athlete)
John McFall, English sprinter

#John_McFall_(athlete)

Albert Uderzo
Albert Uderzo, French author and illustrator

#Albert_Uderzo

Karel Appel
Karel Appel, Dutch painter and sculptor (d. 2006)

#Karel_Appel

Melissa Hayden (dancer)
Melissa Hayden, Canadian ballerina (d. 2006)

#Melissa_Hayden_(dancer)

Fred McLeod
Fred McLeod, Scottish golfer (d. 1976)

#Fred_McLeod

Al Pacino
Al Pacino, American actor and director

#Al_Pacino

Peter Hintze
Peter Hintze, German politician (d. 2016)

#Peter_Hintze

Taylor Walker (footballer)
Taylor Walker, Australian footballer

#Taylor_Walker_(footballer)

Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner
Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (d. 2008)

#Gertrude_Fröhlich-Sandner

Barbara Rittner
Barbara Rittner, German tennis player

#Barbara_Rittner

Marie-Michèle Gagnon
Marie-Michèle Gagnon, Canadian skier

#Marie-Michèle_Gagnon

Gladwyn Jebb
Gladwyn Jebb, English politician and diplomat, Secretary-General of the United Nations (d. 1996)

#Gladwyn_Jebb

Yvette Williams
Yvette Williams, New Zealand long jumper, shot putter, and discus thrower

#Yvette_Williams

Matthew West
Matthew West, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

#Matthew_West

Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel
Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel, English admiral and politician (d. 1786)

#Augustus_Keppel,_1st_Viscount_Keppel

Finn Helgesen
Finn Helgesen, Norwegian speed skater (d. 2011)

#Finn_Helgesen

Luise Adolpha Le Beau
Luise Adolpha Le Beau, German composer and educator (d. 1927)

#Luise_Adolpha_Le_Beau

Stephen Nickell
Stephen Nickell, English economist and academic

#Stephen_Nickell

Ron Clements
Ron Clements, American animator, producer, and screenwriter

#Ron_Clements

Róisín Shortall
Róisín Shortall, Irish educator and politician

#Róisín_Shortall

Georg Sverdrup
Georg Sverdrup, Norwegian philologist and academic (d. 1850)

#Georg_Sverdrup

Femke Halsema
Femke Halsema, Dutch sociologist, academic, and politician

#Femke_Halsema

Albert King
Albert King, African-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1992)

#Albert_King

Alex Shibutani
Alex Shibutani, American ice dancer

#Alex_Shibutani

Princess Alice of the United Kingdom
Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (d. 1878)

#Princess_Alice_of_the_United_Kingdom

Rainer Schüttler
Rainer Schüttler, German tennis player and coach

#Rainer_Schüttler

Hank Azaria
Hank Azaria, American actor, voice artist, comedian and producer

#Hank_Azaria

David Shepherd (artist)
David Shepherd, English painter and author

#David_Shepherd_(artist)

Paul Baloff
Paul Baloff, American singer (d. 2002)

#Paul_Baloff

Reinier Kreijermaat
Reinier Kreijermaat, Dutch footballer (d. 2018)

#Reinier_Kreijermaat

Tarcisio Burgnich
Tarcisio Burgnich, Italian footballer and manager

#Tarcisio_Burgnich

Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, French economist, lawyer, and politician, French Minister of Finance

#Dominique_Strauss-Kahn

Anja Pärson
Anja Pärson, Swedish skier

#Anja_Pärson

Jacob Nicol
Jacob Nicol, Canadian publisher, lawyer, and politician (d. 1958)

#Jacob_Nicol

Ingemar Johansson (racewalker)
Ingemar Johansson, Swedish race walker (d. 2009)

#Ingemar_Johansson_(racewalker)

Alex Bowman
Alex Bowman, American race car driver

#Alex_Bowman

Bertrand Tavernier
Bertrand Tavernier, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

#Bertrand_Tavernier

Randy Cross
Randy Cross, American football player and sportscaster

#Randy_Cross

Felipe Massa
Felipe Massa, Brazilian racing driver

#Felipe_Massa

Breyton Paulse
Breyton Paulse, South African rugby player

#Breyton_Paulse

Nicolas Oudinot
Nicolas Oudinot, French general (d. 1847)

#Nicolas_Oudinot

Darren Holmes (baseball)
Darren Holmes, American baseball player and coach

#Darren_Holmes_(baseball)

Ben Johnston (Scottish musician)
Ben Johnston, Scottish drummer and songwriter

#Ben_Johnston_(Scottish_musician)

James Johnston (Scottish musician)
James Johnston, Scottish bass player and songwriter

#James_Johnston_(Scottish_musician)

Edward II of England
Edward II of England (d. 1327)

#Edward_II_of_England

Fish (singer)
Fish, Scottish singer-songwriter

#Fish_(singer)

Razak Boukari
Razak Boukari, Togolese footballer

#Razak_Boukari

Tim Duncan
Tim Duncan, American basketball player

#Tim_Duncan

Lewis Baker (footballer)
Lewis Baker, English footballer

#Lewis_Baker_(footballer)

Daniel Kash
Daniel Kash, Canadian actor and director

#Daniel_Kash

Ian McCartney
Ian McCartney, Scottish politician, Minister of State for Trade

#Ian_McCartney

Dominique Blanc
Dominique Blanc, French actress, director, and screenwriter

#Dominique_Blanc

George Nepia
George Nepia, New Zealand rugby player and referee (d. 1986)

#George_Nepia

Tony Christie
Tony Christie, English singer-songwriter and actor

#Tony_Christie

Ton Schulten
Ton Schulten, Dutch painter and graphic designer

#Ton_Schulten

Foeke Booy
Foeke Booy, Dutch footballer and manager

#Foeke_Booy

Guglielmo Marconi
Guglielmo Marconi, Italian businessman and inventor, developed Marconi's law, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1937)

#Guglielmo_Marconi

Peter Schulz
Peter Schulz, German lawyer and politician, Mayor of Hamburg (d. 2013)

#Peter_Schulz

Edward R. Murrow
Edward R. Murrow, American journalist (d. 1965)

#Edward_R._Murrow

Stu Cook
Stu Cook, American bass player, songwriter, and producer

#Stu_Cook

Yu Shyi-kun
Yu Shyi-kun, Taiwanese politician, 39th Premier of the Republic of China

#Yu_Shyi-kun

Fred Haney
Fred Haney, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1977)

#Fred_Haney

Marguerite Moreau
Marguerite Moreau, American actress and producer

#Marguerite_Moreau

Jay Park
Jay Park, American-South Korean singer-songwriter and dancer

#Jay_Park

Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger, American actress and producer

#Renée_Zellweger

David Moyes
David Moyes, Scottish footballer and manager

#David_Moyes

Ketil Bjørnstad
Ketil Bjørnstad, Norwegian pianist and composer

#Ketil_Bjørnstad

Misha Glenny
Misha Glenny, British journalist

#Misha_Glenny

William J. Brennan Jr.
William J. Brennan Jr., American colonel and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (d. 1997)

#William_J._Brennan_Jr.

Andy Bell (singer)
Andy Bell, English singer-songwriter (Erasure)

#Andy_Bell_(singer)

Matt Walker (swimmer)
Matt Walker, English swimmer

#Matt_Walker_(swimmer)

Peter Sutherland
Peter Sutherland, Irish lawyer and politician, Attorney General of Ireland

#Peter_Sutherland

Kazuhito Tadano
Kazuhito Tadano, Japanese baseball player

#Kazuhito_Tadano

Jacque Jones
Jacque Jones, American baseball player and coach

#Jacque_Jones

Patricia Castell
Patricia Castell, Argentine actress (d. 2013)

#Patricia_Castell

Steve Ferrone
Steve Ferrone, English drummer

#Steve_Ferrone

Thomas Strunz
Thomas Strunz, German footballer

#Thomas_Strunz

Monty Panesar
Monty Panesar, English cricketer

#Monty_Panesar

Leopoldo Alas
Leopoldo Alas, Spanish author, critic, and academic (d. 1901)

#Leopoldo_Alas

Robert Peston
Robert Peston, English journalist

#Robert_Peston

Paul Wassif
Paul Wassif, English singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Paul_Wassif

DeAngelo Williams
DeAngelo Williams, American football player

#DeAngelo_Williams

Mary Miles Minter
Mary Miles Minter, American actress (d. 1984)

#Mary_Miles_Minter

Julius Ertlthaler
Julius Ertlthaler, Austrian footballer

#Julius_Ertlthaler

Paulo Vanzolini
Paulo Vanzolini, Brazilian singer-songwriter and zoologist (d. 2013)

#Paulo_Vanzolini

Gwen Jorgensen
Gwen Jorgensen, American triathlete

#Gwen_Jorgensen

Jon Kyl
Jon Kyl, American lawyer and politician

#Jon_Kyl

Len Goodman
Len Goodman, English dancer

#Len_Goodman

Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington
Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect and politician, Lord High Treasurer of Ireland (d. 1753)

#Richard_Boyle,_3rd_Earl_of_Burlington

Peter McParland
Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer and manager

#Peter_McParland

Robert Andino
Robert Andino, American baseball player

#Robert_Andino

Johnathan Thurston
Johnathan Thurston, Australian rugby league player

#Johnathan_Thurston

John Moisant
John Moisant, American pilot and engineer (d. 1910)

#John_Moisant

Henck Arron
Henck Arron, Surinamese banker and politician, 1st Prime Minister of the Republic of Suriname (d. 2000)

#Henck_Arron

Oliver Cromwell
Oliver Cromwell, English general and politician, Lord Protector of Great Britain (d. 1658)

#Oliver_Cromwell

Sara Baras
Sara Baras, Spanish dancer

#Sara_Baras

C. B. Fry
C. B. Fry, English cricketer, footballer, educator, and politician (d. 1956)

#C._B._Fry

Vladislav Tretiak
Vladislav Tretiak, Russian ice hockey player and coach

#Vladislav_Tretiak

Dinesh D'Souza
Dinesh D'Souza, Indian-American journalist and author

#Dinesh_D'Souza

Felix Klein
Felix Klein, German mathematician and academic (d. 1925)

#Felix_Klein

Mack Horton
Mack Horton, Australian swimmer

#Mack_Horton

Andrey Kolmogorov
Andrey Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1987)

#Andrey_Kolmogorov

Vicente Pernía
Vicente Pernía, Argentinian footballer and race car driver

#Vicente_Pernía

Jeffrey DeMunn
Jeffrey DeMunn, American actor

#Jeffrey_DeMunn

Alexei Emelin
Alexei Emelin, Russian ice hockey player

#Alexei_Emelin

Talia Shire
Talia Shire, American actress

#Talia_Shire

Martin Koolhoven
Martin Koolhoven, Dutch director and screenwriter

#Martin_Koolhoven

Johan Cruyff
Johan Cruyff, Dutch footballer and manager (d. 2016)

#Johan_Cruyff

Franco Mannino
Franco Mannino, Italian pianist, composer, director, and playwright (d. 2005)

#Franco_Mannino

Eric Avery
Eric Avery, American bass player and songwriter

#Eric_Avery

Brian Barton
Brian Barton, American baseball player

#Brian_Barton

Jean-Éric Vergne
Jean-Éric Vergne, French racing driver

#Jean-Éric_Vergne

Giovanni Marco Rutini
Giovanni Marco Rutini, Italian composer (d. 1797)

#Giovanni_Marco_Rutini

Jacques Santini
Jacques Santini, French footballer and coach

#Jacques_Santini

Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood
Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (d. 1965)

#Mary,_Princess_Royal_and_Countess_of_Harewood

Corín Tellado
Corín Tellado, Spanish author (d. 2009)

#Corín_Tellado

Meadowlark Lemon
Meadowlark Lemon, African-American basketball player and minister (d. 2015)

#Meadowlark_Lemon

Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald, American singer (d. 1996)

#Ella_Fitzgerald

Francis Graham-Smith
Francis Graham-Smith, English astronomer and academic

#Francis_Graham-Smith

Daniel Norris, American baseball player
Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama, one of the highest-ranking spiritual leaders in Tibet
Claudia Rath, German heptathlete
Thin Seng Hon, Cambodian Paralympic athlete
Isaac Kiprono Songok, Kenyan runner
Marco Russo, Italian footballer
Dwone Hicks, American football player
Bruce Martin, New Zealand cricketer
Ilias Kotsios, Greek footballer
Constantinos Christoforou, Cypriot singer-songwriter
Gilberto da Silva Melo, Brazilian footballer
Fredrik Larzon, Swedish drummer
Carlota Castrejana, Spanish triple jumper
Brad Clontz, American baseball player
Darren Woodson, American football player and sportscaster
Vitaliy Kyrylenko, Ukrainian long jumper
Angel Martino, American swimmer
Erik Pappas, American baseball player and coach
Diego Domínguez, Argentinian-Italian rugby player
John Henson, American puppeteer and voice actor (d. 2014)
Mark Bryant, American basketball player and coach
Bernd Müller, German footballer and manager
Dave Martin, English footballer
Joy Covey, American businesswoman (d. 2013)
Miran Tepeš, Slovenian ski jumper
Bruce Redman, Australian director, producer, and critic
Tony Phillips, American baseball player (d. 2016)
Theo de Rooij, Dutch cyclist and manager
Abdalla Uba Adamu, Nigerian professor, media scholar
Zev Siegl, American businessman, co-founded Starbucks
Melvin Burgess, English author
Gary Cosier, Australian cricketer
Valentyna Kozyr, Ukrainian high jumper
Donnell Deeny, Northern Irish lawyer and judge
James Fenton, English poet, journalist and literary critic
Mike Selvey, English cricketer and sportscaster
Richard C. Hoagland, American theorist and author
Bruce Ponder, English geneticist and cancer researcher
Mike Kogel, German singer-songwriter
Veronica Sutherland, English academic and British diplomat
Robert Skidelsky, Baron Skidelsky, English historian and academic
Michael Llewellyn-Smith, English academic and diplomat
Roger Boisjoly, American aerodynamicist and engineer (d. 2012)
Bob Gutowski, American pole vaulter (d. 1960)
Joyce Ricketts, American baseball player (d. 1992)
Jerry Leiber, American songwriter and producer (d. 2011)
Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician and physicist (d. 1980)
Godfrey Milton-Thompson, English admiral and surgeon (d. 2012)
Cy Twombly, American-Italian painter and sculptor (d. 2011)
Johnny Craig, American author and illustrator (d. 2001)
Louis O'Neil, Canadian academic and politician (d. 2018)
Tony Christopher, Baron Christopher, English trade union leader and businessman
Astrid Varnay, Swedish-American soprano and actress (d. 2006)
Gérard de Vaucouleurs, French-American astronomer and academic (d. 1995)
Graham Payn, South African-born English actor and singer (d. 2005)
Jean Lucas, French racing driver (d. 2003)
Jerry Barber, American golfer (d. 1994)
Mort Weisinger, American journalist and author (d. 1978)
Ross Lockridge Jr., American author and academic (d. 1948)
Nikolaos Roussen, Greek captain (d. 1944)
Earl Bostic, African-American saxophonist (d. 1965)
Arapeta Awatere, New Zealand interpreter, military leader, politician, and murderer (d. 1976)
William Pereira, American architect, designed the Transamerica Pyramid (d. 1985)
Werner Heyde, German psychiatrist and academic (d. 1964)
Maud Hart Lovelace, American author (d. 1980)
Kojo Tovalou Houénou, Beninese lawyer and critic (d. 1936)
William Merz, American gymnast and triathlete (d. 1946)
Ernest Webb, English-Canadian race walker (d. 1937)
Howard Garis, American author, creator of the Uncle Wiggily series of children's stories (d. 1962)
Walter de la Mare, English poet, short story writer, and novelist (d. 1956)
Lorne Currie, French-English sailor (d. 1926)
Johann Heinrich Buttstett, German organist and composer (d. 1727)
Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, English soldier and politician (d. 1679)
Francesco Patrizi, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1597)