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Mike Holmgren
Mike Holmgren, American football player and coach

#Mike_Holmgren

Jack Horner (paleontologist)
John Horner, American paleontologist and academic

#Jack_Horner_(paleontologist)

Mike Delany
Mike Delany, New Zealand rugby player

#Mike_Delany

Cornelis de Witt
Cornelis de Witt, Dutch politician (d. 1672)

#Cornelis_de_Witt

François Blondel
François Blondel, French architect (d. 1686)

#François_Blondel

Edison Toloza
Edison Toloza, Colombian footballer

#Edison_Toloza

Satya Pal Jain
Satya Pal Jain, Indian lawyer and politician, Additional Solicitor General of India

#Satya_Pal_Jain

Robert Sarah
Robert Sarah, Guinean cardinal

#Robert_Sarah

Trevor Plouffe
Trevor Plouffe, American baseball player

#Trevor_Plouffe

Elizabeth Knollys
Elizabeth Knollys, English noblewoman (d. 1605)

#Elizabeth_Knollys

Edvard Grieg
Edvard Grieg, Norwegian pianist and composer (d. 1907)

#Edvard_Grieg

Emily Harman
Emily Harman, American tennis player

#Emily_Harman

Nini Theilade
Nini Theilade, Danish ballet dancer, choreographer, and educator (d. 2018)

#Nini_Theilade

Yulia Nestsiarenka
Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian sprinter

#Yulia_Nestsiarenka

Erik Erikson
Erik Erikson, German-American psychologist and psychoanalyst (d. 1994)

#Erik_Erikson

Nadine Coyle
Nadine Coyle, Irish singer

#Nadine_Coyle

Cédric Pioline
Cédric Pioline, French tennis player

#Cédric_Pioline

Justin Leonard
Justin Leonard, American golfer

#Justin_Leonard

Josiah Henson
Josiah Henson, American minister, author, and activist (d. 1883)

#Josiah_Henson

Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping, Chinese engineer and politician, General Secretary of the Communist Party and President of China

#Xi_Jinping

Herbert A. Simon
Herbert A. Simon, American political scientist and economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2001)

#Herbert_A._Simon

Žan Tabak
Žan Tabak, Croatian basketball player and coach

#Žan_Tabak

James Maloney (rugby league)
James Maloney, Australian rugby league player

#James_Maloney_(rugby_league)

Dafne Schippers
Dafne Schippers, Dutch heptathlete and sprinter

#Dafne_Schippers

Karim Massimov
Karim Massimov, Kazakhstani politician, 7th Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

#Karim_Massimov

Irfan Hadži?
Irfan Hadži?, Bosnian footballer

#Irfan_Hadži?

Wilbert Awdry
Wilbert Awdry, English author, co-created Thomas the Tank Engine (d. 1997)

#Wilbert_Awdry

Hiob Ludolf
Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist and philologist (d. 1704)

#Hiob_Ludolf

Eva Hrdinová
Eva Hrdinová, Czech tennis player

#Eva_Hrdinová

François-Xavier Garneau
François-Xavier Garneau, Canadian poet and historian (d. 1866)

#François-Xavier_Garneau

Benjamin Wright Raymond
Benjamin Wright Raymond, American merchant and politician, 3rd Mayor of Chicago (d. 1883)

#Benjamin_Wright_Raymond

John E. McLaughlin
John E. McLaughlin, American diplomat

#John_E._McLaughlin

Paul Rusesabagina
Paul Rusesabagina, Rwandan humanitarian

#Paul_Rusesabagina

Bryan Clauson
Bryan Clauson, American racing driver (d. 2016)

#Bryan_Clauson

Leah Remini
Leah Remini, American actress and producer

#Leah_Remini

Franz Danzi
Franz Danzi, German cellist, composer, and conductor (d. 1826)

#Franz_Danzi

Harry Langdon
Harry Langdon, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1944)

#Harry_Langdon

Georg Joseph Vogler
Georg Joseph Vogler, German organist, composer, and theorist (d. 1814)

#Georg_Joseph_Vogler

Miriam Defensor Santiago
Miriam Defensor Santiago, Filipino judge and politician (d. 2016)

#Miriam_Defensor_Santiago

Bernard Lamy
Bernard Lamy, French mathematician and theologian (d. 1715)

#Bernard_Lamy

Dusty Baker
Dusty Baker, American baseball player and manager

#Dusty_Baker

Mario Cuomo
Mario Cuomo, American lawyer and politician, 52nd Governor of New York (d. 2015)

#Mario_Cuomo

Yevgeny Kiselyov
Yevgeny Kiselyov, Russian-Ukrainian journalist

#Yevgeny_Kiselyov

Neal Adams
Neal Adams, American illustrator

#Neal_Adams

Abdur Razzak (cricketer)
Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi cricketer

#Abdur_Razzak_(cricketer)

Stephen Lloyd
Stephen Lloyd, Kenyan-English businessman and politician

#Stephen_Lloyd

Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin
Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin, English politician (d. 1712)

#Sidney_Godolphin,_1st_Earl_of_Godolphin

Marcel Pronovost
Marcel Pronovost, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2015)

#Marcel_Pronovost

Erroll Garner
Erroll Garner, American pianist and composer (d. 1977)

#Erroll_Garner

Ramón López Velarde
Ramón López Velarde, Mexican poet and author (d. 1921)

#Ramón_López_Velarde

Adam Smith (politician)
Adam Smith, American lawyer and politician

#Adam_Smith_(politician)

Demis Roussos
Demis Roussos, Egyptian-Greek singer-songwriter and bass player (d. 2015)

#Demis_Roussos

David Bayssari
David Bayssari, Australian rugby league player

#David_Bayssari

Michèle Laroque
Michèle Laroque, French actress, producer, and screenwriter

#Michèle_Laroque

Hugo Pratt
Hugo Pratt, Italian author and illustrator (d. 1995)

#Hugo_Pratt

Ezer Weizman
Ezer Weizman, Israeli general and politician, 7th President of Israel (d. 2005)

#Ezer_Weizman

Michael Doleac
Michael Doleac, American basketball player and manager

#Michael_Doleac

John Paintsil
John Paintsil, Ghanaian footballer

#John_Paintsil

Andrea Rost
Andrea Rost, Hungarian soprano

#Andrea_Rost

Simon Callow
Simon Callow, English actor and director

#Simon_Callow

Hédi Fried
Hédi Fried, Swedish author and psychologist

#Hédi_Fried

Ji?í Ryba
Ji?í Ryba, Czech decathlete

#Ji?í_Ryba

Richard Grenville
Richard Grenville, English captain and explorer (d. 1591)

#Richard_Grenville

Ice Cube
Ice Cube, American rapper, producer, and actor

#Ice_Cube

Margaret Abbott
Margaret Abbott, Indian-American golfer (d. 1955)

#Margaret_Abbott

Alan Huckle
Alan Huckle, English politician and diplomat, Governor of Anguilla

#Alan_Huckle

Madison Kocian
Madison Kocian, American gymnast

#Madison_Kocian

Lash LaRue
Lash LaRue, American actor and producer (d. 1996)

#Lash_LaRue

Poul Nyrup Rasmussen
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Danish politician, 38th Prime Minister of Denmark

#Poul_Nyrup_Rasmussen

Andy Pettitte
Andy Pettitte, American baseball player

#Andy_Pettitte

Oliver Kahn
Oliver Kahn, German footballer and sportscaster

#Oliver_Kahn

Horacio Salgán
Horacio Salgán, Argentinian pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 2016)

#Horacio_Salgán

Víctor Cabedo
Víctor Cabedo, Spanish cyclist (d. 2012)

#Víctor_Cabedo

Léon Degrelle
Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994)

#Léon_Degrelle

Courteney Cox
Courteney Cox, American actress and producer

#Courteney_Cox

Saul Steinberg
Saul Steinberg, Romanian-American cartoonist (d. 1999)

#Saul_Steinberg

Gabriele Sforza
Gabriele Sforza, Archbishop of Milan (d. 1457)

#Gabriele_Sforza

Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt, American actress, director, and producer

#Helen_Hunt

Thomas Mitchell (explorer)
Thomas Mitchell, Scottish-Australian colonel and explorer (d. 1855)

#Thomas_Mitchell_(explorer)

Luke Hodge
Luke Hodge, Australian footballer

#Luke_Hodge

Yuri Andropov
Yuri Andropov, Russian politician (d. 1984)

#Yuri_Andropov

Jake Busey
Jake Busey, American actor, musician, and film producer

#Jake_Busey

Wade Boggs
Wade Boggs, American baseball player

#Wade_Boggs

Kobayashi Issa
Kobayashi Issa, Japanese priest and poet (d. 1827)

#Kobayashi_Issa

William Levada
William Levada, American cardinal

#William_Levada

David Rose (songwriter)
David Rose, English-American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1990)

#David_Rose_(songwriter)

Marc Brickman
Marc Brickman, American lighting and production designer

#Marc_Brickman

Chris Morris (satirist)
Chris Morris, English actor, satirist, director, and producer

#Chris_Morris_(satirist)

Olga Erteszek
Olga Erteszek, Polish-American fashion designer (d. 1989)

#Olga_Erteszek

Waylon Jennings
Waylon Jennings, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2002)

#Waylon_Jennings

Henry McLeish
Henry McLeish, Scottish footballer, academic, and politician, 2nd First Minister of Scotland

#Henry_McLeish

Jim Belushi
Jim Belushi, American actor

#Jim_Belushi

Aurora (singer)
Aurora Aksnes, Norwegian singer-songwriter

#Aurora_(singer)

Kesago Nakajima
Kesago Nakajima, Japanese lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army (d. 1945)

#Kesago_Nakajima

Jesse Bélanger
Jesse Bélanger, Canadian ice hockey player

#Jesse_Bélanger

Martin Baum
Martin Baum, American businessman and politician, Mayor of Cincinnati (d. 1831)

#Martin_Baum

Steve Walsh (musician)
Steve Walsh, American rock singer-songwriter and musician (Kansas)

#Steve_Walsh_(musician)

Michael Laudrup
Michael Laudrup, Danish footballer and manager

#Michael_Laudrup

David Lyons (rugby union, born 1980)
David Lyons, Australian rugby player

#David_Lyons_(rugby_union,_born_1980)

Billy Martin (guitarist)
Billy Martin, American guitarist, songwriter, and illustrator

#Billy_Martin_(guitarist)

Johnny Hallyday
Johnny Hallyday, French singer and actor (d. 2017)

#Johnny_Hallyday

William B. Ogden
William B. Ogden, American businessman and politician, 1st Mayor of Chicago (d. 1877)

#William_B._Ogden

John Redwood
John Redwood, English politician, Secretary of State for Wales

#John_Redwood

Elena Nikolaidi
Elena Nikolaidi, Greek-American soprano and educator (d. 2002)

#Elena_Nikolaidi

Tim Lincecum
Tim Lincecum, American baseball player

#Tim_Lincecum

Predrag Koraksi? Corax
Predrag Koraksi? Corax, Serbian political caricaturist

#Predrag_Koraksi?_Corax

Julia Fischer
Julia Fischer, German violinist and pianist

#Julia_Fischer

Pia Miranda
Pia Miranda, Australian actress

#Pia_Miranda

Lakshmi Mittal
Lakshmi Mittal, Indian-English businessman

#Lakshmi_Mittal

Archduke Ernest of Austria
Archduke Ernest of Austria (d. 1595)

#Archduke_Ernest_of_Austria

Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger
Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German astronomer and mathematician (d. 1831)

#Johann_Gottlieb_Friedrich_von_Bohnenberger

Julie Hagerty
Julie Hagerty, American model and actress

#Julie_Hagerty

Noddy Holder
Noddy Holder, English rock singer-songwriter, musician, and actor

#Noddy_Holder

Ward Connerly
Ward Connerly, American activist and businessman, founded the American Civil Rights Institute

#Ward_Connerly

Katie Chapman
Katie Chapman, English footballer

#Katie_Chapman

Eileen Davidson
Eileen Davidson, American model and actress

#Eileen_Davidson

Alberto Sordi
Alberto Sordi, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2003)

#Alberto_Sordi

Lisa del Giocondo
Lisa del Giocondo, Italian model, subject of the Mona Lisa (d. 1542)

#Lisa_del_Giocondo

Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah, Egyptian footballer

#Mohamed_Salah

Erland Josephson
Erland Josephson, Swedish actor and director (d. 2012)

#Erland_Josephson

Vincent Janssen
Vincent Janssen, Dutch footballer

#Vincent_Janssen

Lawrence Wilkerson
Lawrence Wilkerson, American colonel

#Lawrence_Wilkerson

François Tombalbaye
François Tombalbaye, Chadian politician, 1st President of Chad (d. 1975)

#François_Tombalbaye

Brad Gillis
Brad Gillis, American guitarist

#Brad_Gillis

Lance Parrish
Lance Parrish, American baseball player, coach, and manager

#Lance_Parrish

Mohammad-Ali Rajai
Mohammad-Ali Rajai, Iranian politician, 2nd President of Iran (d. 1981)

#Mohammad-Ali_Rajai

Adah Isaacs Menken
Adah Isaacs Menken, American actress, painter, and poet (d. 1868)

#Adah_Isaacs_Menken

Jeremy Reed
Jeremy Reed, American baseball player

#Jeremy_Reed

Russell Hitchcock
Russell Hitchcock, Australian singer-songwriter

#Russell_Hitchcock

Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy
Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist and entomologist (d. 1809)

#Antoine_François,_comte_de_Fourcroy

Beverley Whitfield
Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (d. 1996)

#Beverley_Whitfield

Ninian Stephen
Ninian Stephen, English-Australian lieutenant, judge, and politician, 20th Governor-General of Australia (d. 2017)

#Ninian_Stephen

Christian Rahn
Christian Rahn, German footballer

#Christian_Rahn

Raimonds V?jonis
Raimonds V?jonis, Latvian politician, 9th President of Latvia

#Raimonds_V?jonis

Rachel Jackson
Rachel Jackson, American wife of Andrew Jackson (d. 1828)

#Rachel_Jackson

Wilfred Bouma
Wilfred Bouma, Dutch footballer

#Wilfred_Bouma

Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris, American actor and singer

#Neil_Patrick_Harris

Thomas Huckle Weller
Thomas Huckle Weller, American biologist and virologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2008)

#Thomas_Huckle_Weller

Inaki Williams, Basque footballer
Kanna Arihara, Japanese singer
Micha? Kopczy?ski, Polish footballer
Ani Mija?ika, Croatian tennis player
Ashley Nicole Black, American comedian, actress, and writer
Mauro Rizzo, Italian footballer
Josh McGuire, Canadian fencer
Laura Imbruglia, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
Craig Dietrich, Digital artist, scholar, and educator
Charles Zwolsman, Jr., Dutch race car driver
Zach Day, American baseball player
Tore Andre Flo, Norwegian footballer and coach
Christos Myriounis, Greek basketball player
Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano
Christian Bauman, American soldier and author
Maurice Odumbe, Kenyan cricketer
Nasos Galakteros, Greek basketball player
Idalis DeLeón, American singer and actress
Károly Güttler, Hungarian swimmer
Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower
Mario Gosselin, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
Marina Azyabina, Russian hurdler
Brad Armstrong, American wrestler (d. 2012)
Scott Norton, American wrestler
Dave McAuley, Irish boxer and sportscaster
Marieke van Doorn, Dutch field hockey player and coach
Alan Brazil, Scottish footballer and sportscaster
Riccardo Paletti, Italian race car driver (d. 1982)
Polly Draper, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
Zde?ka Šilhavá, Czech discus thrower and shot putter
Terri Gibbs, American country music singer and keyboard player
Raphael Wallfisch, English cellist and educator
Eje Elgh, Swedish race car driver and sportscaster
Vilma Bardauskien?, Lithuanian long jumper
Vance A. Larson, American painter (d. 2000)
Jane Amsterdam, American magazine and newspaper editor (Manhattan, inc., New York Post)
Deney Terrio, American choreographer and host of the television musical variety series Dance Fever
Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Ghanaian nurse and politician
U?ur Erdener, Turkish ophthalmologist and professor
Jim Varney, American actor, comedian, and screenwriter (d. 2000)
John Hoagland, American photographer and journalist (d. 1984)
Robert D. Keppel, American police officer and academic
Peter Norman, Australian sprinter (d. 2006)
Ian Greenberg, Canadian broadcaster, founded Astral Media
Harry Nilsson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1994)
Billy Williams, American baseball player and coach
Pierre Billon, Swiss-Canadian author and screenwriter
Ruby Nash Garnett, American R&B singer (Ruby & the Romantics)
Bernie Faloney, American-Canadian football player and sportscaster (d. 1999)
Zia Fariduddin Dagar, Indian singer (d. 2013)
David Alliance, Baron Alliance, Iranian-English businessman and politician
Brian Sewell, English art dealer and critic (d. 2015)
Joseph Gilbert, English air marshal
Miguel Méndez, American author and academic (d. 2013)
Ibn-e-Insha, Indian-Pakistani poet and author (d. 1978)
Ross Andru, American illustrator (d. 1993)
Alfred Duraiappah, Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer and politician (d. 1975)
Attilâ ?lhan, Turkish poet, author, and critic (d. 2005)
Richard Baker, English journalist and author (d. 2018)
Jaki Byard, American pianist and composer (d. 1999)
Sam Sniderman, Canadian businessman, founded Sam the Record Man (d. 2012)
Alla Kazanskaya, Russian actress (d. 2008)
Keith Andrews, American racing driver (d. 1957)
Michalis Genitsaris, Greek singer-songwriter (d. 2005)
John Fenn, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2010)
Hilda Terry, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
Tom Adair, American songwriter, composer, and screenwriter (d. 1988)
James Robertson Justice, English actor and educator (d. 1975)
Gordon Welchman, English-American mathematician and author (d. 1985)
Elmar Lohk, Russian-Estonian architect (d. 1963)
Otto Luening, German-American composer and conductor (d. 1996)
Gotthard Günther, German philosopher and academic (d. 1984)
Hubertus Strughold, German-American physiologist and academic (d. 1986)
Nikolai Chebotaryov, Ukrainian-Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 1947)
Robert Russell Bennett, American composer and conductor (d. 1981)
Georg Wüst, German oceanographer and academic (d. 1977)
Frank Clement, British racing driver (d. 1970)
Herman Smith-Johannsen, Norwegian-Canadian skier (d. 1987)
Thomas William Burgess, English swimmer and water polo player (d. 1950)
Gheevarghese Mar Gregorios of Parumala, Indian bishop and saint (d. 1902)
David Daniel Davis, Welsh physician and academic (d. 1841)
Juan José Elhuyar, Spanish chemist and mineralogist (d. 1796)
Thomas Randolph, English poet and playwright (d. 1635)
Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1536)
Edward, the Black Prince of England (d. 1376)