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History Births on February 13


Aníbal Acevedo Vilá
Aníbal Acevedo Vilá, Puerto Rican lawyer and politician

#Aníbal_Acevedo_Vilá

Øivind Elgenes
Øivind Elgenes, Norwegian vocalist, guitarist and composer; front figure of Dance With A Stranger

#Øivind_Elgenes

Thomas Robert Malthus
Thomas Robert Malthus, English economist and scholar (d. 1834)

#Thomas_Robert_Malthus

Georges Simenon
Georges Simenon, Belgian-Swiss author (d. 1989)

#Georges_Simenon

Susan Oliver
Susan Oliver, American actress (d. 1990)

#Susan_Oliver

Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet, German mathematician and academic (d. 1859)

#Peter_Gustav_Lejeune_Dirichlet

Georgios Papandreou
Georgios Papandreou, Greek lawyer, economist, and politician, 162nd Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1968)

#Georgios_Papandreou

Jeanne Demessieux
Jeanne Demessieux, French pianist and composer (d. 1968)

#Jeanne_Demessieux

Valentin Naboth
Valentin Naboth, German astronomer and mathematician (d. 1593)

#Valentin_Naboth

Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber
Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French journalist and politician (d. 2006)

#Jean-Jacques_Servan-Schreiber

Khalid of Saudi Arabia
Khalid of Saudi Arabia (d. 1982)

#Khalid_of_Saudi_Arabia

Kevin Bloody Wilson
Kevin Bloody Wilson, Australian comedian, singer-songwriter, and guitarist

#Kevin_Bloody_Wilson

Aung San
Aung San, Burmese general and politician, 5th Premier of British Crown Colony of Burma (d. 1947)

#Aung_San

Mike Nickeas
Mike Nickeas, Canadian baseball player

#Mike_Nickeas

Emanuel Ungaro
Emanuel Ungaro, French fashion designer

#Emanuel_Ungaro

Dorothy Bliss
Dorothy Bliss, American invertebrate zoologist (d. 1987)

#Dorothy_Bliss

Margaretta Scott
Margaretta Scott, English actress (d. 2005)

#Margaretta_Scott

CEvin Key
cEvin Key, Canadian singer-songwriter, drummer, keyboard player, and producer

#CEvin_Key

Pierluigi Collina
Pierluigi Collina, Italian footballer and referee

#Pierluigi_Collina

Anders Behring Breivik
Anders Behring Breivik, Norwegian murderer

#Anders_Behring_Breivik

Robert H. Jackson
Robert H. Jackson, American lawyer, judge, and politician, 57th United States Attorney General (d. 1954)

#Robert_H._Jackson

Paul Deschanel
Paul Deschanel, Belgian-French politician, 11th President of France (d. 1922)

#Paul_Deschanel

Rachel Reeves
Rachel Reeves, English economist and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

#Rachel_Reeves

Sarojini Naidu
Sarojini Naidu, Indian poet and activist (d. 1949)

#Sarojini_Naidu

Vera Baird
Vera Baird, English lawyer and politician

#Vera_Baird

Janet Finch
Janet Finch, English sociologist and academic

#Janet_Finch

Ivan Krylov
Ivan Krylov, Russian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1844)

#Ivan_Krylov

Elisabeth of Hesse, Electress Palatine
Elisabeth of Hesse, Electress Palatine (d. 1582)

#Elisabeth_of_Hesse,_Electress_Palatine

Marc Crawford
Marc Crawford, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

#Marc_Crawford

Elia Levita
Elia Levita, Renaissance Hebrew grammarian (d. 1549)

#Elia_Levita

Richard Blumenthal
Richard Blumenthal, American sergeant and politician, 23rd Attorney General of Connecticut

#Richard_Blumenthal

Mary of Burgundy
Mary of Burgundy, Sovereign Duchess regnant of Burgundy, married to Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1482)

#Mary_of_Burgundy

Johann Reinhard I, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg
Johann Reinhard I, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg (d. 1625)

#Johann_Reinhard_I,_Count_of_Hanau-Lichtenberg

Pope Alexander VII
Pope Alexander VII (d. 1667)

#Pope_Alexander_VII

Kelly Hu
Kelly Hu, American actress

#Kelly_Hu

Artur Yusupov (chess player)
Artur Yusupov, Russian-German chess player and author

#Artur_Yusupov_(chess_player)

Mena Suvari
Mena Suvari, American actress and fashion designer

#Mena_Suvari

Lyle Bettger
Lyle Bettger, American actor (d. 2003)

#Lyle_Bettger

Eljero Elia
Eljero Elia, Dutch footballer

#Eljero_Elia

Heinrich Caro
Heinrich Caro, Sephardic Jewish Polish-German chemist and academic (d. 1910)

#Heinrich_Caro

Jörg Bergmeister
Jörg Bergmeister, German race car driver

#Jörg_Bergmeister

Gary Patterson
Gary Patterson, American football player and coach

#Gary_Patterson

Stanimir Stoilov
Stanimir Stoilov, Bulgarian footballer and coach

#Stanimir_Stoilov

Hugo Becker
Hugo Becker, German cellist and composer (d. 1941)

#Hugo_Becker

Dimitrie Gusti
Dimitrie Gusti, Romanian sociologist, ethnologist, historian, and philosopher (d. 1955)

#Dimitrie_Gusti

Tennessee Ernie Ford
Tennessee Ernie Ford, American singer and actor (d. 1991)

#Tennessee_Ernie_Ford

Gordon Tullock
Gordon Tullock, American economist and academic (d. 2014)

#Gordon_Tullock

Bram Peper
Bram Peper, Dutch sociologist and politician, Mayor of Rotterdam

#Bram_Peper

Jeff Waters
Jeff Waters, Canadian guitarist, songwriter, and producer

#Jeff_Waters

Étienne François Geoffroy
Étienne François Geoffroy, French physician and chemist (d. 1731)

#Étienne_François_Geoffroy

John Healey (politician)
John Healey, English journalist and politician

#John_Healey_(politician)

Randy Moss
Randy Moss, American football player and coach

#Randy_Moss

Jean Muir (actress)
Jean Muir, American actress and educator (d. 1996)

#Jean_Muir_(actress)

Katie Hopkins
Katie Hopkins, English media personality and columnist

#Katie_Hopkins

Bess Truman
Bess Truman, American wife of Harry S. Truman, 35th First Lady of the United States (d. 1982)

#Bess_Truman

Fonzworth Bentley
Fonzworth Bentley, American rapper and actor

#Fonzworth_Bentley

Stephen Hadley
Stephen Hadley, American soldier and diplomat, 21st United States National Security Advisor

#Stephen_Hadley

Even Helte Hermansen
Even Helte Hermansen, Norwegian guitarist and composer

#Even_Helte_Hermansen

Bo Svenson
Bo Svenson, Swedish-American actor, director, and producer

#Bo_Svenson

Luisão
Luisão, Brazilian footballer

#Luisão

Vianney (singer)
Vianney, French singer

#Vianney_(singer)

Jean-François Lisée
Jean-François Lisée, Canadian journalist and politician

#Jean-François_Lisée

Oliver Reed
Oliver Reed, English actor (d. 1999)

#Oliver_Reed

Bogdan Tanjevi?
Bogdan Tanjevi?, Montenegrin-Bosnian professional basketball coach

#Bogdan_Tanjevi?

Donald E. Williams
Donald E. Williams, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2016)

#Donald_E._Williams

John Reid (British Army officer)
John Reid, Scottish general (d. 1807)

#John_Reid_(British_Army_officer)

George Segal
George Segal, American actor

#George_Segal

Mike Krzyzewski
Mike Krzyzewski, American basketball player and coach

#Mike_Krzyzewski

Baby Doll (wrestler)
Baby Doll, American wrestler and manager

#Baby_Doll_(wrestler)

Philippe Jaroussky
Philippe Jaroussky, French tenor

#Philippe_Jaroussky

Faiz Ahmad Faiz
Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Indian-Pakistani poet and journalist (d. 1984)

#Faiz_Ahmad_Faiz

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indian religious leader (d. 1908)

#Mirza_Ghulam_Ahmad

Rufus Wilmot Griswold
Rufus Wilmot Griswold, American anthologist, editor, poet and critic (d. 1857)

#Rufus_Wilmot_Griswold

Henry Rollins
Henry Rollins, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor

#Henry_Rollins

Feodor Chaliapin
Feodor Chaliapin, Russian opera singer (d. 1938)

#Feodor_Chaliapin

Ben Collins (racing driver)
Ben Collins, English race car driver

#Ben_Collins_(racing_driver)

Ylva Johansson
Ylva Johansson, Swedish educator and politician, Swedish Minister of Employment

#Ylva_Johansson

George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney
George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, English admiral and politician (d. 1792)

#George_Brydges_Rodney,_1st_Baron_Rodney

John Hunter (surgeon)
John Hunter, Scottish surgeon and anatomist (d. 1793)

#John_Hunter_(surgeon)

Jerry Springer
Jerry Springer, English-American television host, actor, and politician, 56th Mayor of Cincinnati

#Jerry_Springer

Anna Watkins
Anna Watkins, English rower

#Anna_Watkins

Ryan Goins
Ryan Goins, American baseball player

#Ryan_Goins

Pernilla August
Pernilla August, Swedish actress

#Pernilla_August

François Achille Bazaine
François Achille Bazaine, French general (d. 1888)

#François_Achille_Bazaine

Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing, American actress

#Stockard_Channing

Hal Chase
Hal Chase, American baseball player and manager (d. 1947)

#Hal_Chase

Israel Kirzner
Israel Kirzner, English-American economist, author, and academic

#Israel_Kirzner

Leopold Godowsky
Leopold Godowsky, Polish-American pianist and composer (d. 1938)

#Leopold_Godowsky

Peter Kern (actor)
Peter Kern, Austrian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)

#Peter_Kern_(actor)

Robbie Williams
Robbie Williams, English singer-songwriter

#Robbie_Williams

Neal McDonough
Neal McDonough, American actor and producer

#Neal_McDonough

Peter O'Neill
Peter O'Neill, Papua New Guinean accountant and politician, 7th Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

#Peter_O'Neill

Rafael Márquez
Rafael Márquez, Mexican footballer

#Rafael_Márquez

Harold Lasswell
Harold Lasswell, American political scientist and theorist (d. 1978)

#Harold_Lasswell

Omar Torrijos
Omar Torrijos, Panamanian commander and politician, Military Leader of Panama (d. 1981)

#Omar_Torrijos

Yevgeny Vakhtangov
Yevgeny Vakhtangov, Russian-Armenian actor and director (d. 1922)

#Yevgeny_Vakhtangov

Fay Ajzenberg-Selove
Fay Ajzenberg-Selove, American nuclear physicist (d. 2012)

#Fay_Ajzenberg-Selove

Todd Williams
Todd Williams, American baseball player

#Todd_Williams

Paul Biya
Paul Biya, Cameroon politician, 2nd President of Cameroon

#Paul_Biya

Denise Austin
Denise Austin, American fitness trainer and author

#Denise_Austin

Agostinho da Silva
Agostinho da Silva, Portuguese philosopher and author (d. 1994)

#Agostinho_da_Silva

Luke Moore
Luke Moore, English footballer

#Luke_Moore

Hartmann Schedel
Hartmann Schedel, German physician (d. 1514)

#Hartmann_Schedel

Eliaquim Mangala
Eliaquim Mangala, French footballer

#Eliaquim_Mangala

Marian Dawkins
Marian Dawkins, English biologist and academic

#Marian_Dawkins

Michele Greene
Michele Greene, American actress

#Michele_Greene

William Shockley
William Shockley, English-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1989)

#William_Shockley

Elaine Pagels
Elaine Pagels, American theologian and academic

#Elaine_Pagels

Peter Hook
Peter Hook, English singer, songwriter, bass player, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer (Joy Division; New Order)

#Peter_Hook

Grant Wood
Grant Wood, American painter and academic (d. 1942)

#Grant_Wood

Kim Novak
Kim Novak, American actress

#Kim_Novak

Niklas Bäckström
Niklas Bäckström, Finnish ice hockey player

#Niklas_Bäckström

Simon Schama
Simon Schama, English historian and author

#Simon_Schama

Peter Tork
Peter Tork, American singer-songwriter, bass player, and actor (d. 2019)

#Peter_Tork

Eleanor Farjeon
Eleanor Farjeon, Jewish-English author, poet, and playwright (d. 1965)

#Eleanor_Farjeon

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Italian painter (d. 1754)

#Giovanni_Battista_Piazzetta

Michael Turner (American football)
Michael Turner, American football player

#Michael_Turner_(American_football)

Junior Roqica
Junior Roqica, Australian-Fijian rugby league player

#Junior_Roqica

Harold Mahony
Harold Mahony, Scottish-Irish tennis player (d. 1905)

#Harold_Mahony

Mats Sundin
Mats Sundin, Swedish ice hockey player

#Mats_Sundin

Carlos Cotto
Carlos Cotto, Puerto Rican-American wrestler and boxer

#Carlos_Cotto

Alfred Carlton Gilbert
Alfred Carlton Gilbert, American pole vaulter and businessman, founded the A. C. Gilbert Company (d. 1961)

#Alfred_Carlton_Gilbert

Joyce DiDonato
Joyce DiDonato, American soprano and actress

#Joyce_DiDonato

John Aaron Rawlins
John Aaron Rawlins, American general and politician, 29th United States Secretary of War (d. 1869)

#John_Aaron_Rawlins

Carol Lynley
Carol Lynley, American model and actress (d. 2019)

#Carol_Lynley

Eddy Pettybourne
Eddy Pettybourne, New Zealand-Samoan rugby league player

#Eddy_Pettybourne

Gaston Gingras
Gaston Gingras, Canadian ice hockey player

#Gaston_Gingras

Marc Emery
Marc Emery, Canadian publisher and activist

#Marc_Emery

Chuck Yeager
Chuck Yeager, American general and pilot; first test pilot to break the sound barrier

#Chuck_Yeager

William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (d. 1637)

#William_V,_Landgrave_of_Hesse-Kassel

Stephen Bowen (astronaut)
Stephen Bowen, American engineer, captain, and astronaut

#Stephen_Bowen_(astronaut)

Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel, English singer-songwriter and musician

#Peter_Gabriel

Memphis Depay
Memphis Depay, Dutch footballer

#Memphis_Depay

Girolamo Aleandro
Girolamo Aleandro, Italian cardinal (d. 1542)

#Girolamo_Aleandro

Sigmar Polke
Sigmar Polke, German painter and photographer (d. 2010)

#Sigmar_Polke

Lord Randolph Churchill
Lord Randolph Churchill, English lawyer and politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (d. 1895)

#Lord_Randolph_Churchill

Ernst Fuchs (artist)
Ernst Fuchs, Austrian painter, sculptor, and illustrator (d. 2015)

#Ernst_Fuchs_(artist)

Géza Csáth
Géza Csáth, Hungarian playwright and critic (d. 1919)

#Géza_Csáth

Rodrigo Possebon, Brazilian footballer
Kwak Ji-min, South Korean actress
Hinkelien Schreuder, Dutch swimmer
Shannon Nevin, Australian rugby league player
Charlie Garner, American football player
Sonia Evans, English singer-songwriter
Karoline Krüger, Norwegian singer-songwriter and pianist
Freedom Williams, American rapper and singer
Derek Riggs, English painter and illustrator
Joe Birkett, American lawyer, judge, and politician
Donnie Moore, American baseball player (d. 1989)
Akio Sato, Japanese wrestler and manager
Ed Gagliardi, American bass player (d. 2014)
Colin Matthews, English composer and educator
William Sleator, American author and composer (d. 2011)
King Floyd, American singer-songwriter (d. 2006)
Angelo Mosca, American-Canadian football player and wrestler
Ali El-Maak, Sudanese author and academic (d. 1992)
Gerald Regan, Canadian lawyer and politician, 19th Premier of Nova Scotia
Michael Anthony Bilandic, American soldier, judge, and politician, 49th Mayor of Chicago (d. 2002)
Francis Pym, Baron Pym, Welsh soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (d. 2008)
Aung Khin, Burmese painter (d. 1996)
Eileen Farrell, American soprano and educator (d. 2002)
Boudleaux Bryant, American songwriter (d. 1987)
Eddie Robinson, American football player and coach (d. 2007)
Harald Riipalu, Russian-Estonian commander (d. 1961)
Katy de la Cruz, Filipino-American singer and actress (d. 2004)
Georgy Beriev, Georgian-Russian engineer, founded the Beriev Aircraft Company (d. 1979)
Paul Lazarsfeld, Austrian-American sociologist and academic (d. 1976)
Barbara von Annenkoff, Russian-born German film and stage actress (d. 1979)
Hubert Ashton, English cricketer and politician (d. 1979)
Kate Roberts, Welsh author and activist (d. 1985)
Leontine Sagan, Austrian actress and director (d. 1974)
Fritz Buelow, German-American baseball player and umpire (d. 1933)
Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French general and politician, 15th Prime Minister of France (d. 1835)