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History Births on June 14

Fred Funk
Fred Funk, American golfer and coach


John Miles (racing driver)
John Miles, English race car driver and journalist


Karl Landsteiner
Karl Landsteiner, Austrian biologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1943)


René Char
René Char, French poet and author (d. 1988)


Burl Ives
Burl Ives, American actor and singer (d. 1995)


Nikolai Brashman
Nikolai Brashman, Czech-Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1866)


Bernard Petitjean
Bernard Petitjean, French Roman Catholic missionary to Japan (d. 1884)


Jacob Ellehammer
Jacob Ellehammer, Danish mechanic and engineer (d. 1946)


Johnny Wilson (ice hockey)
Johnny Wilson, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 2011)


Henry Salt (Egyptologist)
Henry Salt, English historian and diplomat, British Consul-General in Egypt (d. 1827)


Louis Garrel
Louis Garrel, French actor, director, and screenwriter


Mona Simpson
Mona Simpson, American novelist


Lorenzo Booker
Lorenzo Booker, American football player


Elano, Brazilian footballer and manager


Patrice Cormier
Patrice Cormier, Canadian ice hockey player


Lise Nørgaard
Lise Nørgaard, Danish journalist, author, and screenwriter


Paul Boateng
Paul Boateng, English lawyer and politician, British High Commissioner to South Africa


Rod Argent
Rod Argent, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player


Sophia of Prussia
Sophia of Prussia (d. 1932)


Barry Melton
Barry Melton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist


José Carlos Mariátegui
José Carlos Mariátegui (d. 1930)


Joe Arpaio
Joe Arpaio, American police officer and sheriff


Devante Smith-Pelly
Devante Smith-Pelly, Canadian ice hockey player


Faizon Love
Faizon Love, Cuban-American actor and screenwriter


Don Newcombe
Don Newcombe, American baseball player (d. 2019)


Che Guevara
Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, author, guerrilla leader and politician (d. 1967)


Giglio Gregorio Giraldi
Giglio Gregorio Giraldi, Italian poet and scholar (d. 1552)


Lucy Hale
Lucy Hale, American actress and singer-songwriter


Fred Baur
Fred Baur, American chemist and founder of Pringles (d. 2008)


Yamagata Aritomo
Yamagata Aritomo, Japanese Field Marshal and politician, 3rd and 9th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1922)


Anna B. Eckstein
Anna B. Eckstein, German peace activist (d. 1947)


Steny Hoyer
Steny Hoyer, American lawyer and politician


Pierre Salinger
Pierre Salinger, American journalist and politician, 11th White House Press Secretary (d. 2004)


Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author and activist (d. 1896)


Jack Adams
Jack Adams, Canadian-American ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 1968)


May Allison
May Allison, American actress (d. 1989)


Fernando Wood
Fernando Wood, American merchant and politician, 73rd Mayor of New York City (d. 1881)


Arthur Duffey
Arthur Duffey, American sprinter and coach (d. 1955)


Ida Maclean
Ida MacLean, British biochemist, the first woman admitted to the London Chemical Society (d. 1944)


John McCormack (tenor)
John McCormack, Irish tenor and actor (d. 1945)


Rudolf Kempe
Rudolf Kempe, German pianist and conductor (d. 1976)


Diablo Cody
Diablo Cody, American director, producer, and screenwriter


Andrey Markov
Andrey Markov, Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 1922)


Tõnu Sepp
Tõnu Sepp, Estonian instrument maker and educator


John Bartlett (publisher)
John Bartlett, American author and publisher (d. 1905)


Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria
Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria (d. 1595)


Margaret Bourke-White
Margaret Bourke-White, American photographer and journalist (d. 1971)


Andy Soucek
Andy Soucek, Spanish race car driver


Mike Laga
Mike Laga, American baseball player


Junior Walker
Junior Walker, American saxophonist (d. 1995)


Alan White (Yes drummer)
Alan White, English drummer and songwriter


Cy Coleman
Cy Coleman, American pianist and composer (d. 2004)


Steve Bégin
Steve Bégin, Canadian ice hockey player


Sam Wanamaker
Sam Wanamaker, American actor and director (d. 1993)


Matthias Ettrich
Matthias Ettrich, German computer scientist and engineer, founded KDE


Rowan Williams
Rowan Williams, Welsh archbishop and theologian


Adrián Aldrete
Adrián Aldrete, Mexican footballer


Chris McAlister
Chris McAlister, American football player


Massimo Oddo
Massimo Oddo, Italian footballer and manager


Alan Carr
Alan Carr, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter


Sami Kapanen
Sami Kapanen, Finnish-American ice hockey player and manager


Dominic Brown
Dominic Brown, English guitarist and songwriter


Kirron Kher
Kirron Kher, Indian theatre, film & television actress, TV talk show host, politician and Member of Parliament


Kostas Manolas
Kostas Manolas, Greek footballer


Alois Alzheimer
Alois Alzheimer, German psychiatrist and neuropathologist (d. 1915)


Matt Read
Matt Read, Canadian ice hockey player


Rick Brunson
Rick Brunson, American basketball player and coach


Renaldo Benson
Renaldo Benson, American singer-songwriter (d. 2005)


Sam Perkins
Sam Perkins, American basketball player


Roger Liddle, Baron Liddle
Roger Liddle, Baron Liddle, English politician


Gene Barry
Gene Barry, American actor (d. 2009)


Heather McDonald
Heather McDonald, American comedian, actress, and author


Henry Gardner
Henry Gardner, American merchant and politician, 23rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1892)


Shannon Hegarty
Shannon Hegarty, Australian rugby league player


Julie Felix
Julie Felix, American-English singer-songwriter and guitarist


Mark Cosgrove
Mark Cosgrove, Australian cricketer


Charles-Augustin de Coulomb
Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, French physicist and engineer (d. 1806)


Thomas Pennant
Thomas Pennant, Welsh ornithologist and historian (d. 1798)


Judith Kerr
Judith Kerr, German-English author and illustrator (d. 2019)


King Diamond
King Diamond (Kim Bendix Petersen), heavy metal musician


Leon Wieseltier
Leon Wieseltier, American philosopher, journalist, and critic


Heber C. Kimball
Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1868)


Marla Gibbs
Marla Gibbs, American actress and comedian


Jim Lea (musician)
Jim Lea, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer


Max Erdmannsdörfer
Max Erdmannsdörfer, German conductor and composer (d. 1905)


Lang Lang
Lang Lang, Chinese pianist


Antonio Sacchini
Antonio Sacchini, Italian composer and educator (d. 1786)


Simon Mayr
Simon Mayr, German composer and educator (d. 1845)


János Szlepecz
János Szlepecz, Slovene priest and author (d. 1936)


Jamie Green
Jamie Green, English race car driver


Léon Thiébaut
Léon Thiébaut, French fencer (d. 1943)


Pamela Geller
Pamela Geller, American activist and blogger


Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1924)


Andrew Cogliano
Andrew Cogliano, Canadian ice hockey player


Brad Takairangi
Brad Takairangi, Australian-Cook Islands rugby league player


June Walker
June Walker, American stage and film actress (d. 1966)


Paul Rudolph (musician)
Paul Rudolph, Canadian singer, guitarist, and cyclist


Boy George
Boy George, English singer-songwriter and producer


Pat Summitt
Pat Summitt, American basketball player and coach (d. 2016)


Jane Bathori
Jane Bathori, French soprano (d. 1970)


František Palacký
František Palacký, Czech historian and politician (d. 1876)


Bruce Bowen
Bruce Bowen, American basketball player and sportscaster


Dušan Koji?
Dušan Koji?, Serbian singer-songwriter and bass player


Harry Turtledove
Harry Turtledove, American historian and author


Steffi Graf
Steffi Graf, German tennis player


Donald Trump
Donald Trump, American businessman, television personality and 45th President of the United States


Atle Selberg
Atle Selberg, Norwegian-American mathematician and academic (d. 2007)


Marcus Miller
Marcus Miller, American bass player, composer, and producer


Carlos Reichenbach
Carlos Reichenbach, Brazilian director and producer (d. 2012)


Bernard Bosanquet (philosopher)
Bernard Bosanquet, English philosopher and theorist (d. 1923)


Jerzy Kosi?ski
Jerzy Kosi?ski, Polish-American novelist and screenwriter (d. 1991)


Dorothy McGuire
Dorothy McGuire, American actress (d. 2001)


Nikola Vuj?i?
Nikola Vuj?i?, Croatian former professional basketball player


Jonathan Raban
Jonathan Raban, English author and academic


Paul O'Grady
Paul O'Grady, English television host, producer, and drag performer


Siobhán Donaghy
Siobhán Donaghy, English singer-songwriter


Colin Thubron
Colin Thubron, English journalist and author


Mohamed Diamé
Mohamed Diamé, Senegalese footballer


Chou Tzu-yu, Taiwanese singer
Moon Tae-il, Korean singer
Gurinder Sandhu, Australian cricketer
Stephen McLaughlin, Irish footballer
Oleg Medvedev. Russian luger
Yury Prilukov, Russian swimmer
Trevor Barry, Bahamian high jumper
Nicole Irving, Australian swimmer
Annia Hatch, Cuban-American gymnast and coach
Joe Worsley, English rugby player and coach
Boeta Dippenaar, South African cricketer
Danny McFarlane, Jamaican hurdler and sprinter
Claude Henderson, South African cricketer
Ramon Vega, Swiss footballer
Éric Desjardins, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
Campbell Brown, American journalist
Dedrick Dodge, American football player and coach
Peter Gilliver, English lexicographer and academic
Grant Kenny, Australian iron man and canoeist
Tonie Campbell, American hurdler
Suzanne Nora Johnson, American lawyer and businesswoman
Michael D. Duvall, American businessman and politician
Will Patton, American actor
Janet Mackey, New Zealand lawyer and politician
Robert Lepikson, Estonian race car driver and politician, Estonian Minister of the Interior (d. 2006)
Danny Edwards, American golfer
Antony Sher, South African-British actor, director, and screenwriter
Roger Powell, English-Australian scientist and academic
Laurence Yep, American author and playwright
Robert Louis-Dreyfus, French-Swiss businessman (d. 2009)
Richard Stebbins, American sprinter and educator
Laurie Colwin, American novelist and short story writer (d. 1992)
Harold Wheeler, American composer, conductor, and producer
Jennifer Gretton, Baroness Gretton, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire
Barry Burman, English painter and academic (d. 2001)
Roberto García-Calvo Montiel, Spanish judge (d. 2008)
Peter Mayle, English author and screenwriter (d. 2018)
Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Finnish author, poet, and translator
Vladislav Rastorotsky, Russian gymnast and coach
Ross Higgins, Australian actor (d. 2016)
Alan Davidson, Australian cricketer
James Black, Scottish pharmacologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2010)
Green Wix Unthank, American soldier, lawyer, and judge (d. 2013)
Martha Greenhouse, American actress (d. 2013)
Gilbert Prouteau, French poet and director (d. 2012)
Joe Morris, English-Canadian lieutenant and trade union leader (d. 1996)
Nicolas Bentley, English author and illustrator (d. 1978)
Arthur Davis, American animator and director (d. 2000)
Steve Broidy, American businessman (d. 1991)
Rose Rand, Austrian-American logician and philosopher from the Vienna Circle (d. 1980)
Alonzo Church, American mathematician and logician (d. 1995)
Ruth Nanda Anshen, American writer, editor, and philosopher (d. 2003)
W. W. E. Ross, Canadian geophysicist and poet (d. 1966)
Georg Zacharias, German swimmer (d. 1953)
Hermanus Brockmann, Dutch rower (d. 1936)
John Ulric Nef, Swiss-American chemist and academic (d. 1915)
Robert M. La Follette Sr., American lawyer and politician, 20th Governor of Wisconsin (d. 1925)
William F. Nast, American businessman (d. 1893)
Jan Francisci, Slovak organist and composer (d. 1758)
Johann Abraham Ihle, German astronomer (d. 1699)
Henry IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1514)
Nilakantha Somayaji, Indian astronomer and mathematician (d. 1544)