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History Births on March 30

Mike Thackwell
Mike Thackwell, New Zealand racing driver


Mark Begich
Mark Begich, American politician


Jack Cowie
Jack Cowie, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1994)


Melanie Klein
Melanie Klein, Jewish Austrian-English psychologist and author (d. 1960)


Piers Morgan
Piers Morgan, English journalist and talk show host


Bill Butler (politician)
Bill Butler, Scottish educator and politician


Klaus Schwab
Klaus Schwab, German economist and engineer, founded the World Economic Forum


Shi Jingtang
Shi Jingtang, founder of the Later Jin Dynasty (d. 942)


Ray Musto
Ray Musto, American soldier and politician (d. 2014)


Palak Muchhal
Palak Muchhal, Indian playback singer


Arnoldo Sartorio
Arnoldo Sartorio, German composer, pianist, and teacher (d. 1936)


Ricardo Osorio
Ricardo Osorio, Mexican footballer


Coen de Koning
Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (d. 1954)


Mehmed the Conqueror
Mehmed the Conqueror, Ottoman sultan (d. 1481)


Mario An?i?
Mario An?i?, Croatian tennis player


Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Mongolian journalist and politician, 4th President of Mongolia


Sylvain Charlebois
Sylvain Charlebois, Canadian food/agriculture researcher, author


Chunseong, Korean monk, writer and philosopher (d. 1977)


Peter Knights
Peter Knights, Australian footballer and coach


Juanito Oiarzabal
Juanito Oiarzabal, Spanish mountaineer


Tommaso Traetta
Tommaso Traetta, Italian composer and educator (d. 1779)


Kalyn Ponga
Kalyn Ponga, Australian rugby league player


?ensu Tabone
?ensu Tabone, Maltese general, physician, and politician, 4th President of Malta (d. 2012)


John Trenchard (politician)
John Trenchard, English politician, Secretary of State for the Northern Department (d. 1695)


Nigel Jones, Baron Jones of Cheltenham
Nigel Jones, Baron Jones of Cheltenham, English computer programmer and politician


Graeme Edge
Graeme Edge, English singer-songwriter and drummer


Richard Helms
Richard Helms, American soldier and diplomat, 8th Director of Central Intelligence (d. 2002)


João Sousa
João Sousa, Portuguese tennis player


Marc-Édouard Vlasic
Marc-Édouard Vlasic, Canadian ice hockey player


Warren Snowdon
Warren Snowdon, Australian educator and politician, 39th Australian Minister for Veterans' Affairs


Michal B?ezina
Michal B?ezina, Czech figure skater


Bob Smith (New Hampshire politician)
Bob Smith, American soldier and politician


Calum Elliot
Calum Elliot, Scottish footballer


Paul Griffen
Paul Griffen, New Zealand-Italian rugby player


Eddie Jordan
Eddie Jordan, Irish racing driver and team owner, founded Jordan Grand Prix


Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, Ukrainian footballer


André Fontaine
André Fontaine, French historian and journalist (d. 2013)


Obadele Thompson
Obadele Thompson, Barbadian sprinter


Józef Marcinkiewicz
Józef Marcinkiewicz, Polish soldier, mathematician, and academic (d. 1940)


Robbie Coltrane
Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor


Troels Lund Poulsen
Troels Lund Poulsen, Danish politician, Minister for Education of Denmark


Nicolae R?descu
Nicolae R?descu, Romanian general and politician, Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1953)


Siegfried Alkan
Siegfried Alkan, German composer (d. 1941)


McGeorge Bundy
McGeorge Bundy, American intelligence officer and diplomat, 6th United States National Security Advisor (d. 1996)


Larisa Yurkiw
Larisa Yurkiw, Canadian alpine skier


Kwok Kin Pong
Kwok Kin Pong, Hong Kong footballer


Frankie Laine
Frankie Laine, American singer-songwriter (d. 2007)


Maurice LaMarche
Maurice LaMarche, Canadian voice actor and stand-up comedian


Colton Herta
Colton Herta, American race car driver


Hans Ragnemalm
Hans Ragnemalm, Swedish lawyer and judge (d. 2016)


Léon Charles Thévenin
Léon Charles Thévenin, French engineer (d. 1926)


Mervyn King, Baron King of Lothbury
Mervyn King, English economist and academic


Richard Dysart
Richard Dysart, American actor (d. 2015)


Ivan II of Moscow
Ivan II of Moscow (d. 1359)


Janet Browne
Janet Browne, English-American historian and academic


John Barnhill (basketball)
John Barnhill, American basketball player and coach (d. 2013)


Johannes Pääsuke
Johannes Pääsuke, Estonian photographer and director (d. 1918)


Jammal Brown
Jammal Brown, American football player


Ripper Collins
Ripper Collins, American baseball player and coach (d. 1970)


Jim "Dandy" Mangrum, American rock singer (Black Oak Arkansas)


Sergio Ramos
Sergio Ramos, Spanish footballer


Francisco Goya
Francisco Goya, Spanish-French painter and sculptor (d. 1828)


Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton, English guitarist and singer-songwriter


Terje Venaas
Terje Venaas, Norwegian bassist


Abhishek Chaubey
Abhishek Chaubey, Indian director and screenwriter


Efstratios Grivas
Efstratios Grivas, Greek chess player and author


Mark Consuelos
Mark Consuelos, American actor and television personality


Christopher Bowman
Christopher Bowman, American figure skater and coach (d. 2008)


Bill Johnson (skier)
Bill Johnson, American skier (d. 2016)


Mili Avital
Mili Avital, Israeli-American actress


Tom Sharpe
Tom Sharpe, English-Spanish author and educator (d. 2013)


James Whyte (Australian politician)
James Whyte, Scottish-Australian politician, 6th Premier of Tasmania (d. 1882)


Franz Oppenheimer
Franz Oppenheimer, German-American sociologist and economist (d. 1943)


Norah Jones
Norah Jones, American singer-songwriter and pianist


Paul Reiser
Paul Reiser, American actor and comedian


Stefan Banach
Stefan Banach, Polish mathematician and academic (d. 1945)


Troy Bayliss
Troy Bayliss, Australian motorcycle racer


Fortunato Depero
Fortunato Depero, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1960)


Will Matthews (rugby league)
Will Matthews, Australian rugby league player


Carl Lutz
Carl Lutz, Swiss vice-consul to Hungary during WWII, credited with saving over 62,000 Jews (d. 1975)


Jason Dohring
Jason Dohring, American actor


Mari Holden
Mari Holden, American cyclist


Jetro Willems
Jetro Willems, Dutch footballer


Ingvar Kamprad
Ingvar Kamprad, Swedish businessman, founded IKEA (d. 2018)


Salomon Schweigger
Salomon Schweigger, German theologian (d. 1622)


Antonio de Cabezón
Antonio de Cabezón, Spanish composer and organist (d. 1566)


Doug Wickenheiser
Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian-American ice hockey player (d. 1999)


MC Hammer
MC Hammer, American rapper and actor


Pawe? Czapiewski
Pawe? Czapiewski, Polish runner


Hans Hollein
Hans Hollein, Austrian architect and academic, designed Haas House (d. 2014)


Ferdinand Johann Wiedemann
Ferdinand Johann Wiedemann, German-Swedish linguist and botanist (d. 1887)


Chris Paterson
Chris Paterson, Scottish rugby player and coach


Erhard Milch
Erhard Milch, German field marshal (d. 1972)


Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter


Rolf Harris
Rolf Harris, Australian singer-songwriter


Richard Hutten
Richard Hutten, Dutch furniture designer


Jan Koller
Jan Koller, Czech footballer


Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte
Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte, German general (d. 1994)


Chris Sale
Chris Sale, American baseball player


Jean-Claude Brialy
Jean-Claude Brialy, French actor and director (d. 2007)


Philippe Mexès
Philippe Mexès, French footballer


Mark Wylea Erwin
Mark Wylea Erwin, American businessman and diplomat


Seán O'Casey
Seán O'Casey, Irish dramatist, playwright, and memoirist (d. 1964)


Anna Sewell
Anna Sewell, English author (d. 1878)


Robert Bunsen
Robert Bunsen, German chemist and academic (d. 1899)


Samantha Stosur
Samantha Stosur, Australian tennis player


Jérémie Aliadière
Jérémie Aliadière, French footballer


Juan Manuel de Rosas
Juan Manuel de Rosas, Argentinian soldier and politician, 13th Governor of Buenos Aires Province (d. 1877)


Maimonides, Spanish rabbi and philosopher (April 6 also proposed, d. 1204)


Anitta (singer)
Anitta, Brazilian singer and entertainer


John Stafford Smith
John Stafford Smith, English organist and composer (d. 1836)


Karel Poborský
Karel Poborský, Czech footballer


John Astin
John Astin, American actor


Mikio Oda
Mikio Oda, Japanese triple jumper and academic (d. 1998)


Ty Conklin
Ty Conklin, American ice hockey player


Turhan Bey
Turhan Bey, American actor (d. 2012)


Celine Dion
Celine Dion, Canadian singer-songwriter


Mark Hudson (footballer, born 1982)
Mark Hudson, English footballer


Charles Lightoller
Charles Lightoller, English 2nd officer on the RMS Titanic (d. 1952)


Pietro Ingrao
Pietro Ingrao, Italian journalist and politician (d. 2015)


Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh, Dutch-French painter and illustrator (d. 1890)


Jerry Lucas
Jerry Lucas, American basketball player and educator


Javier Portillo
Javier Portillo, Spanish footballer


Sergey Ilyushin
Sergey Ilyushin, Russian engineer, founded Ilyushin Aircraft Company (d. 1977)


Tracy Chapman
Tracy Chapman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist


Robert Badinter
Robert Badinter, French lawyer and politician, French Minister of Justice


Paul Verlaine
Paul Verlaine, French poet (d. 1896)


Alvin Hamilton
Alvin Hamilton, Canadian lieutenant and politician, 18th Canadian Minister of Agriculture (d. 2004)


Richard Sherman (American football)
Richard Sherman, American football player


Andrea Masi
Andrea Masi, Italian rugby player


Thanasis Papazoglou, Greek footballer
Trent Barreta, American wrestler
Giacomo Ricci, Italian racing driver
Bok van Blerk, South African singer-songwriter and actor
Martin Love, Australian cricketer
Kareem Streete-Thompson, Caymanian-American long jumper
Adam Goldstein, American keyboard player, DJ, and producer (d. 2009)
Emerson Thome, Brazilian footballer and scout
Tobias Hill, English poet and author
Julie Richardson, New Zealand tennis player
Leonid Voloshin, Russian triple jumper
Dmitry Volkov, Russian swimmer
Vlado Bozinovski, Macedonian-Australian footballer and manager
Panagiotis Tsalouchidis, Greek footballer
Eli-Eri Moura, Brazilian composer and conductor
Laurie Graham, Canadian skier
Martina Cole, English television host and author
Joey Sindelar, American golfer
Marie-Christine Koundja, Chadian author and diplomat
Shahla Sherkat, Iranian journalist and author
Randy VanWarmer, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2004)
Stuart Dryburgh, English-New Zealand cinematographer
Grady Little, American baseball player, coach, and manager
Naomi Sims, American model and author (d. 2009)
Dana Gillespie, English singer-songwriter and actress
Liza Frulla, Canadian talk show host and politician, 3rd Minister of Canadian Heritage
Dick Roche, Irish politician, Minister of State for European Affairs
Brian Wilshire, Australian radio host
Jay Traynor, American pop and doo-wop singer (d. 2014)
Kenneth Welsh, Canadian actor
Tane Norton, New Zealand rugby player
Ruben Kun, Nauruan lawyer and politician, 14th President of Nauru (d. 2014)
Wasim Sajjad, Pakistani lawyer and politician, President of Pakistan
Ron Johnston, English geographer and academic
Norman Gifford, English cricketer
Ian MacLaurin, Baron MacLaurin of Knebworth, English businessman
Gordon Mumma, American composer
Willie Galimore, American football player (d. 1964)
Karl Berger, German pianist and composer
Paul Crouch, American broadcaster, co-founded the Trinity Broadcasting Network (d. 2013)
István Rózsavölgyi, Hungarian runner (d. 2012)
Colin Egar, Australian cricket umpire (d. 2008)
Wally Grout, Australian cricketer (d. 1968)
Milton Acorn, Canadian poet and playwright (d. 1986)
Arthur Wightman, American physicist and academic (d. 2013)
Robin M. Williams, New Zealand mathematician and academic (d. 2013)
Els Aarne, Ukrainian-Estonian pianist, composer, and educator (d. 1995)
Sonny Boy Williamson I, American singer-songwriter and harmonica player (d. 1948)
Marc Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
Ekrem Akurgal, Turkish archaeologist and academic (d. 2002)
Albert Pierrepoint, English hangman (d. 1992)
Archie Birkin, English motorcycle racer (d. 1927)
Joy Ridderhof, American missionary (d. 1984)
Ted Heath, English trombonist and composer (d. 1969)
Brooke Astor, American socialite and philanthropist (d. 2007)
Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, Indian author, playwright, and screenwriter (d. 1970)
Charlie Wilson, English footballer (d. 1971)
Jean Giono, French author and poet (d. 1970)
Tommy Green, English race walker (d. 1975)
Erwin Panofsky, German historian and academic (d. 1968)
J. R. Williams, Canadian-born cartoonist (d. 1957)
Thomas Xenakis, Greek-American gymnast (d. 1942)
Josiah McCracken, American hammer thrower, shot putter, and football player (d. 1962)
Mary Calkins, American philosopher and psychologist (d. 1930)
John Proctor, farmer hanged for witchcraft in the Salem witch trials (d. 1692)
Vincentio Reinieri, Italian mathematician and astronomer (d. 1647)