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History Births on April 26


Ludwig Uhland
Ludwig Uhland, German poet, philologist, and historian (d. 1862)

#Ludwig_Uhland

Frank Hahn
Frank Hahn, British economist (d. 2013)

#Frank_Hahn

Peter Madsen (footballer)
Peter Madsen, Danish footballer

#Peter_Madsen_(footballer)

Roger Moens
Roger Moens, Belgian runner and sportscaster

#Roger_Moens

Al-Hadi
Al-Hadi, Iranian caliph (d. 786)

#Al-Hadi

John Isner
John Isner, American tennis player

#John_Isner

Peter Handscomb
Peter Handscomb, Australian Cricketer

#Peter_Handscomb

Granny Hamner
Granny Hamner, American baseball player (d. 1993)

#Granny_Hamner

Kosuke Fukudome
Kosuke Fukudome, Japanese baseball player

#Kosuke_Fukudome

José María López
José María López, Argentinian race car driver

#José_María_López

Ambrose Dudley Mann
Ambrose Dudley Mann, American politician and diplomat, 1st United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1889)

#Ambrose_Dudley_Mann

Paul Almond
Paul Almond, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)

#Paul_Almond

Joey Jordison
Joey Jordison, American musician, songwriter, record producer

#Joey_Jordison

Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs
Maurice Williams, American doo-wop/R&B singer-songwriter (Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs)

#Maurice_Williams_and_the_Zodiacs

John II of France
King John II of France (d. 1364)

#John_II_of_France

Novlene Williams-Mills
Novlene Williams-Mills, Jamaican sprinter

#Novlene_Williams-Mills

Jay DeMarcus
Jay DeMarcus, American bass player, songwriter, and producer

#Jay_DeMarcus

Joan Chen
Joan Chen, Chinese-American actress, director, producer, and screenwriter

#Joan_Chen

Jean-Pierre Beltoise
Jean-Pierre Beltoise, French race car driver and motorcycle racer (d. 2015)

#Jean-Pierre_Beltoise

Roxana Saberi
Roxana Saberi, American journalist and author

#Roxana_Saberi

Steve Lombardozzi
Steve Lombardozzi, American baseball player and coach

#Steve_Lombardozzi

Harry Gallatin
Harry Gallatin, American basketball player and coach (d. 2015)

#Harry_Gallatin

Channing Tatum
Channing Tatum, American actor and producer

#Channing_Tatum

Alan Hinkes
Alan Hinkes, English mountaineer and explorer

#Alan_Hinkes

Giorgio Moroder
Giorgio Moroder, Italian singer-songwriter and producer

#Giorgio_Moroder

Melania Trump
Melania Trump, Slovene-American model; First Lady of the United States; wife of United States President Donald Trump

#Melania_Trump

Geoff Blum
Geoff Blum, American baseball player and sportscaster

#Geoff_Blum

Lior Refaelov
Lior Refaelov, Israeli footballer

#Lior_Refaelov

Marlon King
Marlon King, English footballer

#Marlon_King

Thomas Reid
Thomas Reid, Scottish philosopher and academic (d. 1796)

#Thomas_Reid

Stana Katic
Stana Katic, Canadian actress

#Stana_Katic

Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily
Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily (d. 1866)

#Maria_Amalia_of_Naples_and_Sicily

Jessica Lynch
Jessica Lynch, American soldier and POW

#Jessica_Lynch

Joseph Ward
Joseph Ward, Australian-New Zealand businessman and politician, 17th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1930)

#Joseph_Ward

Eddie Eagan
Eddie Eagan, American boxer and bobsledder (d. 1967)

#Eddie_Eagan

James Dooley (politician)
James Dooley, Irish-Australian politician, 21st Premier of New South Wales (d. 1950)

#James_Dooley_(politician)

Charles Goodyear (politician)
Charles Goodyear, American banker, lawyer, and politician (d. 1876)

#Charles_Goodyear_(politician)

Peter Zumthor
Peter Zumthor, Swiss architect and academic, designed the Therme Vals

#Peter_Zumthor

Wojciech Pszczolarski
Wojciech Pszczolarski, Polish bicycle racer

#Wojciech_Pszczolarski

Kevin James
Kevin James, American actor and comedian

#Kevin_James

John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute
John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute, Scottish race car driver

#John_Crichton-Stuart,_7th_Marquess_of_Bute

Eugène Delacroix
Eugène Delacroix, French painter and lithographer (d. 1863)

#Eugène_Delacroix

Tionne Watkins
Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, African-American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress

#Tionne_Watkins

Georgios Kostikos
Georgios Kostikos, Greek footballer, coach, and manager

#Georgios_Kostikos

Hisham I of Córdoba
Hisham I of Córdoba (d. 796)

#Hisham_I_of_Córdoba

Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor (d. 180)

#Marcus_Aurelius

Eric Campbell (actor)
Eric Campbell, British actor (d. 1917)

#Eric_Campbell_(actor)

?abdulla Tuqay
?abdulla Tuqay, Russian poet and publicist (d. 1913)

#?abdulla_Tuqay

Hack Wilson
Hack Wilson, American baseball player (d. 1948)

#Hack_Wilson

Jet Li
Jet Li, Chinese-Singaporean martial artist, actor, and producer

#Jet_Li

I. M. Pei
I. M. Pei, Chinese-American architect, designed the National Gallery of Art and Bank of China Tower (d. 2019)

#I._M._Pei

Dick Johnson (racing driver)
Dick Johnson, Australian race car driver

#Dick_Johnson_(racing_driver)

Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Marianne Jean-Baptiste, English actress and singer-songwriter

#Marianne_Jean-Baptiste

Joe Crede
Joe Crede, American baseball player

#Joe_Crede

Ms. Dynamite
Ms. Dynamite, English rapper and producer

#Ms._Dynamite

Samantha Cristoforetti
Samantha Cristoforetti, Italian astronaut

#Samantha_Cristoforetti

Charles Francis Richter
Charles Francis Richter, American seismologist and physicist (d. 1985)

#Charles_Francis_Richter

Caro Emerald
Caro Emerald, Dutch pop and jazz singer

#Caro_Emerald

Marie de' Medici
Marie de' Medici, queen of Henry IV of France (d. 1642)

#Marie_de'_Medici

Frederick Law Olmsted
Frederick Law Olmsted, American journalist and designer, co-designed Central Park (d. 1903)

#Frederick_Law_Olmsted

Gareth Evans (footballer, born 1988)
Gareth Evans, English footballer

#Gareth_Evans_(footballer,_born_1988)

Melvin Ingram
Melvin Ingram, American football player

#Melvin_Ingram

Christian Leopold von Buch
Christian Leopold von Buch, German geologist and paleontologist (d. 1853)

#Christian_Leopold_von_Buch

Gian Paolo Lomazzo
Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter and academic (d. 1600)

#Gian_Paolo_Lomazzo

Rahul Verma
Rahul Verma, Indian social worker & activist

#Rahul_Verma

Daniil Kvyat
Daniil Kvyat, Russian race car driver

#Daniil_Kvyat

Bobby Rydell
Bobby Rydell, American singer and actor

#Bobby_Rydell

Peter II of Portugal
Peter II of Portugal (d. 1706)

#Peter_II_of_Portugal

Ludwig Wittgenstein
Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austrian-English philosopher and academic (d. 1951)

#Ludwig_Wittgenstein

Jean Vigo
Jean Vigo, French director and screenwriter (d. 1934)

#Jean_Vigo

Frank D'Rone
Frank D'Rone, American singer and guitarist (d. 2013)

#Frank_D'Rone

Owen Willans Richardson
Owen Willans Richardson, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1959)

#Owen_Willans_Richardson

Marilyn Nelson
Marilyn Nelson, African-American poet and author

#Marilyn_Nelson

Duane Eddy
Duane Eddy, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

#Duane_Eddy

Vicente Aleixandre
Vicente Aleixandre, Spanish poet and author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)

#Vicente_Aleixandre

Charles Farrar Browne
Charles Farrar Browne, American author (d. 1867)

#Charles_Farrar_Browne

Mitch Rein
Mitch Rein, Australian rugby league player

#Mitch_Rein

Gerard Cafesjian
Gerard Cafesjian, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2013)

#Gerard_Cafesjian

Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer)
Roger Taylor, English drummer

#Roger_Taylor_(Duran_Duran_drummer)

Toomas Tõniste
Toomas Tõniste, Estonian sailor and politician

#Toomas_Tõniste

Fanny Blankers-Koen
Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch sprinter and long jumper (d. 2004)

#Fanny_Blankers-Koen

Paul Verner
Paul Verner, German soldier and politician (d. 1986)

#Paul_Verner

Ken Wallis
Ken Wallis, English commander, engineer, and pilot (d. 2013)

#Ken_Wallis

Sal Maglie
Sal Maglie, American baseball player and coach (d. 1992)

#Sal_Maglie

Virgil Trucks
Virgil Trucks, American baseball player and coach (d. 2013)

#Virgil_Trucks

Anita Loos
Anita Loos, American author, playwright, and screenwriter (d. 1981)

#Anita_Loos

Bernard Malamud
Bernard Malamud, Jewish American novelist and short story writer (d. 1986)

#Bernard_Malamud

Kurt Bodewig
Kurt Bodewig, German politician

#Kurt_Bodewig

Jeanne Sauvé
Jeanne Sauvé, Canadian journalist and politician, 23rd Governor General of Canada (d. 1993)

#Jeanne_Sauvé

Bill Wennington
Bill Wennington, Canadian basketball player

#Bill_Wennington

Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett, American actress, singer, and producer

#Carol_Burnett

Rafael Guízar y Valencia
Rafael Guízar y Valencia, Mexican bishop and saint (d. 1938)

#Rafael_Guízar_y_Valencia

Edmund C. Tarbell
Edmund C. Tarbell, American painter and educator (d. 1938)

#Edmund_C._Tarbell

Filiberto Ojeda Ríos
Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, Puerto Rican-American general (d. 2005)

#Filiberto_Ojeda_Ríos

John Corabi
John Corabi, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#John_Corabi

Svyatoslav Belza
Svyatoslav Belza, Russian journalist, author, and critic (d. 2014)

#Svyatoslav_Belza

Jordana Brewster
Jordana Brewster, Panamanian-American actress

#Jordana_Brewster

John Battle (politician)
John Battle, English politician

#John_Battle_(politician)

Aaron Judge
Aaron Judge, American baseball player

#Aaron_Judge

Giancarlo Esposito
Giancarlo Esposito, American actor, director, and producer

#Giancarlo_Esposito

John Grierson
John Grierson, Scottish director and producer (d. 1972)

#John_Grierson

Yuliya Zaripova
Yuliya Zaripova, Russian runner

#Yuliya_Zaripova

Dean Austin
Dean Austin, English footballer and manager

#Dean_Austin

Adam Falckenhagen
Adam Falckenhagen, German lute player and composer (d. 1754)

#Adam_Falckenhagen

Rudolf Hess
Rudolf Hess, Egyptian-German politician (d. 1987)

#Rudolf_Hess

Emily Wickersham
Emily Wickersham, American actress

#Emily_Wickersham

Jadwiga Staniszkis
Jadwiga Staniszkis, Polish sociologist, political scientist, and academic

#Jadwiga_Staniszkis

Alberto Quintano
Alberto Quintano, Chilean footballer

#Alberto_Quintano

Cornelia Ullrich
Cornelia Ullrich, German hurdler

#Cornelia_Ullrich

Tom Welling
Tom Welling, American actor

#Tom_Welling

Ernst Udet
Ernst Udet, German colonel and pilot (d. 1941)

#Ernst_Udet

Anna Mucha
Anna Mucha, Polish actress and journalist

#Anna_Mucha

Carlos Bianchi
Carlos Bianchi, Argentinian footballer and manager

#Carlos_Bianchi

Debra Wilson
Debra Wilson, American actress and comedian

#Debra_Wilson

Avi Nimni
Avi Nimni, Israeli footballer and manager

#Avi_Nimni

Gary Wright
Gary Wright, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer

#Gary_Wright

Esek Hopkins
Esek Hopkins, American commander (d. 1802)

#Esek_Hopkins

John James Audubon
John James Audubon, French-American ornithologist and painter (d. 1851)

#John_James_Audubon

Isaac Liu
Isaac Liu, New Zealand rugby league player

#Isaac_Liu

Douglas Sirk
Douglas Sirk, German-American director and screenwriter (d. 1987)

#Douglas_Sirk

Arno Allan Penzias
Arno Allan Penzias, German-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

#Arno_Allan_Penzias

Ruut Tarmo
Ruut Tarmo, Estonian actor and director (d. 1967)

#Ruut_Tarmo

Kane (wrestler)
Glenn Thomas Jacobs, American professional wrestler, actor, businessman and politician

#Kane_(wrestler)

Ma Rainey
Ma Rainey, American singer (d. 1939)

#Ma_Rainey

Srdjan Pejicic, Canadian/Bosnian basketball player
Ignacio Lores Varela, Uruguayan footballer
Will Heard, British singer and songwriter
Lazaros Fotias, Greek footballer
Nevin Spence, Northern Irish rugby player (d. 2012)
Manuel Viniegra, Mexican footballer
Ben Spina, Australian rugby league player
Jorge Andújar Moreno, Spanish footballer
Sean Evans, host of the YouTube series Hot Ones
Andrea Koch Benvenuto, Chilean tennis player
Sandra Schmitt, German skier (d. 2000)
Václav Vara?a, Czech ice hockey player
Luigi Panarelli, Italian footballer
Óscar García Junyent, Spanish footballer and coach
Chris Perry, English footballer
Jules Naudet, French-American director and producer
Natrone Means, American football player and coach
Kiko, Spanish footballer
Jason Bargwanna, Australian race car driver
Kristen R. Ghodsee, American ethnographer and academic
Susannah Harker, English actress
Colin Scotts, Australian-American football player
Colin Anderson, English footballer
Koo Stark, American actress and photographer
Tatyana Fomina, Estonian chess player
Jerry Blackwell, American wrestler (d. 1995)
Sylvain Simard, Canadian academic and politician
Howard Davies, English director and producer (d. 2016)
Richard Bradshaw, English conductor (d. 2007)
Michael Kergin, Canadian diplomat, Canadian Ambassador to the United States
Sharon Carstairs, Canadian lawyer and politician, Canadian Leader of the Government in the Senate
Claudine Auger, French model and actress
Cliff Watson, English rugby league player (d. 2018)
Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, Indian cleric and politician (d. 2014)
Patricia Reilly Giff, American author and educator
Michael Smith, English-Canadian biochemist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2000)
Francis Lai, French accordion player and composer (d. 2018)
Shirley Cawley, English long jumper
Israr Ahmed, Indian-Pakistani theologian, philosopher, and scholar (d. 2010)
John Cain Jr., Australian politician, 41st Premier of Victoria
Bernie Brillstein, American talent agent and producer (d. 2008)
Richard Mitchell, American author and educator (d. 2002)
Jack Douglas, English actor (d. 2008)
Michael Mathias Prechtl, German soldier and illustrator (d. 2003)
Michele Ferrero, Italian entrepreneur (d. 2015)
Vladimir Boltyansky, Russian mathematician, educator and author
Browning Ross, American runner and soldier (d. 1998)
Margaret Scott, South African-Australian ballerina and choreographer
J. C. Holt, English historian and academic (d. 2014)
Jimmy Giuffre, American clarinet player, saxophonist, and composer (d. 2008)
Morris West, Australian author and playwright (d. 1999)
Eyvind Earle, American artist, author, and illustrator (d. 2000)
James Rouse, American real estate developer (d. 1996)
A. E. van Vogt, Canadian-American author (d. 2000)
Tomoyuki Tanaka, Japanese screenwriter and producer (d. 1997)
Marianne Hoppe, German actress (d. 2002)
Ilias Tsirimokos, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1968)
Xenophon Zolotas, Greek economist and politician, 177th Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2004)
Paul-Émile Léger, Canadian cardinal (d. 1991)
Eva Aschoff, German bookbinder and calligrapher (d. 1969)
Oscar Rabin, Latvian-English saxophonist and bandleader (d. 1958)
Ernst Felle, German rower (d. 1959)
William Ashhurst, English banker, Sheriff of London, Lord Mayor of London and politician (d. 1720)
Alice de Toeni, Countess of Warwick (d. 1324)