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Catherine Cornaro
Catherine Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus (d. 1510)

#Catherine_Cornaro

Talaat Harb
Talaat Harb, Egyptian economist, founded the Banque Misr (d. 1941)

#Talaat_Harb

Arturo Pérez-Reverte
Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Spanish author and journalist

#Arturo_Pérez-Reverte

Giorgio Faletti
Giorgio Faletti, Italian author, screenwriter, and actor (d. 2014)

#Giorgio_Faletti

Nikolai Vavilov
Nikolai Vavilov, Russian botanist and geneticist (d. 1943)

#Nikolai_Vavilov

Amy Grant
Amy Grant, American singer-songwriter

#Amy_Grant

Magnus Arvedson
Magnus Arvedson, Swedish ice hockey player and coach

#Magnus_Arvedson

Xabi Alonso
Xabi Alonso, Spanish footballer

#Xabi_Alonso

Holly Cole
Holly Cole, Canadian singer and actress

#Holly_Cole

Bob Ehrlich
Bob Ehrlich, American lawyer and politician, 60th Governor of Maryland

#Bob_Ehrlich

Isaac Rosenberg
Isaac Rosenberg, English soldier and poet (d. 1918)

#Isaac_Rosenberg

Jeffrey Skilling
Jeffrey Skilling, American businessman

#Jeffrey_Skilling

Erick Sermon
Erick Sermon, American rapper and producer

#Erick_Sermon

José Maria de Eça de Queirós
José Maria de Eça de Queirós, Portuguese-French journalist and author (d. 1900)

#José_Maria_de_Eça_de_Queirós

Philipp Grubauer
Philipp Grubauer, German ice hockey player

#Philipp_Grubauer

Eddie Shore
Eddie Shore, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 1985)

#Eddie_Shore

Rosanna Schiaffino
Rosanna Schiaffino, Italian actress (d. 2009)

#Rosanna_Schiaffino

Joe Gibbs
Joe Gibbs, American football player and coach

#Joe_Gibbs

John Lynch (New Hampshire)
John Lynch, American businessman and politician, 80th Governor of New Hampshire

#John_Lynch_(New_Hampshire)

Albertus Soegijapranata
Albertus Soegijapranata, Indonesian archbishop (d. 1963)

#Albertus_Soegijapranata

Joe DiMaggio
Joe DiMaggio, American baseball player and coach (d. 1999)

#Joe_DiMaggio

Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1936)

#Princess_Victoria_Melita_of_Saxe-Coburg_and_Gotha

Ranganath Misra
Ranganath Misra, Indian lawyer and jurist, 21st Chief Justice of India (d. 2012)

#Ranganath_Misra

Jared Jeffries
Jared Jeffries, American basketball player

#Jared_Jeffries

Albert Henry Krehbiel
Albert Henry Krehbiel, American painter and illustrator (d. 1945)

#Albert_Henry_Krehbiel

Rye Rye
Rye Rye, American rapper, dancer, and actress

#Rye_Rye

Poul Anderson
Poul Anderson, American author (d. 2001)

#Poul_Anderson

Gregg Turkington
Gregg Turkington, Australian comedian and singer

#Gregg_Turkington

Chris Claremont
Chris Claremont, English-American author

#Chris_Claremont

Jerry Portnoy
Jerry Portnoy, American singer-songwriter and harmonica player

#Jerry_Portnoy

Helen Gahagan Douglas
Helen Gahagan Douglas, American actress and politician (d. 1980)

#Helen_Gahagan_Douglas

Maurice Denis
Maurice Denis, French painter of Les Nabis movement (d. 1943)

#Maurice_Denis

Chip Kelly
Chip Kelly, American football player and coach

#Chip_Kelly

Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi, Pakistani spiritual leader and author

#Riaz_Ahmed_Gohar_Shahi

Charlaine Harris
Charlaine Harris, American author and poet

#Charlaine_Harris

Armando Villanueva
Armando Villanueva, Peruvian politician, 121st Prime Minister of Peru (d. 2013)

#Armando_Villanueva

Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse
Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (d. 1937)

#Ernest_Louis,_Grand_Duke_of_Hesse

Alviro Petersen
Alviro Petersen, South African cricketer

#Alviro_Petersen

Thomas Dacre, 2nd Baron Dacre
Thomas Dacre, 2nd Baron Dacre, Knight of Henry VIII of England (d. 1525)

#Thomas_Dacre,_2nd_Baron_Dacre

Ilja Hurník
Ilja Hurník, Czech composer and playwright (d. 2013)

#Ilja_Hurník

Marc Brown (author)
Marc Brown, American author and illustrator

#Marc_Brown_(author)

Michael Kijana Wamalwa
Michael Kijana Wamalwa, Kenyan lawyer and politician, 8th Vice President of Kenya (d. 2003)

#Michael_Kijana_Wamalwa

Elsie J. Oxenham
Elsie J. Oxenham, English author (d. 1960)

#Elsie_J._Oxenham

Lope de Vega
Lope de Vega, Spanish playwright and poet (d. 1635)

#Lope_de_Vega

Kathryn Crosby
Kathryn Crosby, American actress and singer

#Kathryn_Crosby

Barbara Bush (born 1981)
Barbara Pierce Bush, American activist

#Barbara_Bush_(born_1981)

Martin Feldstein
Martin Feldstein, American economist and academic

#Martin_Feldstein

Jean-François Séguier
Jean-François Séguier, French astronomer and botanist (d. 1784)

#Jean-François_Séguier

Gabriele Oriali
Gabriele Oriali, Italian footballer and manager

#Gabriele_Oriali

Christina Applegate
Christina Applegate, American actress, singer, dancer, and producer

#Christina_Applegate

Jamie Grace
Jamie Grace, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress

#Jamie_Grace

Ethelbert Nevin
Ethelbert Nevin, American pianist and composer (d. 1901)

#Ethelbert_Nevin

Clint Mathis
Clint Mathis, American soccer player and coach

#Clint_Mathis

Peter Siddle
Peter Siddle, Australian cricketer

#Peter_Siddle

Alfred Capus
Alfred Capus, French journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1922)

#Alfred_Capus

Noel Neill
Noel Neill, American actress (d. 2016)

#Noel_Neill

Joe Gans
Joe Gans, American boxer (d. 1910)

#Joe_Gans

Jhulan Goswami
Jhulan Goswami, Indian cricketer

#Jhulan_Goswami

Jill Hennessy
Jill Hennessy, Canadian actress and singer

#Jill_Hennessy

Steve Rothery
Steve Rothery, English guitarist and songwriter

#Steve_Rothery

Franz Xaver Gruber
Franz Xaver Gruber, Austrian organist and composer (d. 1863)

#Franz_Xaver_Gruber

Lillian Copeland
Lillian Copeland, American discus thrower and shot putter (d. 1964)

#Lillian_Copeland

Kyler Fackrell
Kyler Fackrell, American football player

#Kyler_Fackrell

Peg Lynch
Peg Lynch, American actress and screenwriter (d. 2015)

#Peg_Lynch

Winthrop Ames
Winthrop Ames, American director, producer, and playwright (d. 1937)

#Winthrop_Ames

Abdelkader Benali
Abdelkader Benali, Moroccan-Dutch journalist and author

#Abdelkader_Benali

Nat Adderley
Nat Adderley, American cornet and trumpet player (d. 2000)

#Nat_Adderley

Tim Armstrong
Tim Armstrong, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

#Tim_Armstrong

Jan Jongbloed
Jan Jongbloed, Dutch footballer and coach

#Jan_Jongbloed

Hironobu Sakaguchi
Hironobu Sakaguchi, Japanese game designer, founded Mistwalker

#Hironobu_Sakaguchi

Emperor Taizong of Jin
Emperor Taizong of Jin (d. 1135)

#Emperor_Taizong_of_Jin

Gail Collins
Gail Collins, American journalist and author

#Gail_Collins

Paul Desmond
Paul Desmond, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1977)

#Paul_Desmond

Christos Papanikolaou
Christos Papanikolaou, Greek pole vaulter

#Christos_Papanikolaou

Lars Eighner
Lars Eighner, American author

#Lars_Eighner

Jeffrey Hunter
Jeffrey Hunter, American actor and producer (d. 1969)

#Jeffrey_Hunter

Art Wall Jr.
Art Wall Jr., American golfer (d. 2001)

#Art_Wall_Jr.

Tom Dice
Tom Dice, Belgian singer-songwriter

#Tom_Dice

Ludvík Svoboda
Ludvík Svoboda, Czech general and politician, 8th President of Czechoslovakia (d. 1979)

#Ludvík_Svoboda

Robert Berner
Robert Berner, American geologist and academic (d. 2015)

#Robert_Berner

Ringo Sheena
Ringo Sheena, Japanese singer-songwriter and producer

#Ringo_Sheena

Arthur Liebehenschel
Arthur Liebehenschel, German SS officer (d. 1948)

#Arthur_Liebehenschel

Bucky Dent
Bucky Dent, American baseball player and manager

#Bucky_Dent

Re?at Nuri Güntekin
Re?at Nuri Güntekin, Turkish author and playwright (d. 1956)

#Re?at_Nuri_Güntekin

John-Michael Liles
John-Michael Liles, American ice hockey player

#John-Michael_Liles

Virgil Thomson
Virgil Thomson, American composer and critic (d. 1989)

#Virgil_Thomson

Danny Kent
Danny Kent, English motorcycle racer

#Danny_Kent

Ernst Schröder
Ernst Schröder, German mathematician and academic (d. 1902)

#Ernst_Schröder

Johann Friedrich Reichardt
Johann Friedrich Reichardt, German composer and critic (d. 1814)

#Johann_Friedrich_Reichardt

John F. Kennedy Jr.
John F. Kennedy Jr., American lawyer, journalist, and publisher (d. 1999)

#John_F._Kennedy_Jr.

Ana Bogdan
Ana Bogdan, Romanian tennis player

#Ana_Bogdan

Carrie Nation
Carrie Nation, American activist (d. 1911)

#Carrie_Nation

Ricardo Montalbán
Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican-American actor, singer, and director (d. 2009)

#Ricardo_Montalbán

Lee Bum-ho
Lee Bum-ho, South Korean baseball player

#Lee_Bum-ho

Olena Vitrychenko
Olena Vitrychenko, Ukrainian gymnast and coach

#Olena_Vitrychenko

Remona Fransen
Remona Fransen, Dutch pentathlete

#Remona_Fransen

Craig Gardner
Craig Gardner, English footballer

#Craig_Gardner

Johnny Rep
Johnny Rep, Dutch footballer and manager

#Johnny_Rep

Mauno Koivisto
Mauno Koivisto, Finnish banker and politician, 9th President of Finland (d. 2017)

#Mauno_Koivisto

Shyamal Kumar Sen
Shyamal Kumar Sen, Indian jurist and politician, 21st Governor of West Bengal

#Shyamal_Kumar_Sen

Katie Cassidy
Katie Cassidy, American actress

#Katie_Cassidy

Sybil Stockdale
Sybil Stockdale, American activist, co-founded the National League of Families (d. 2015)

#Sybil_Stockdale

Josh Mathews
Josh Mathews, American wrestler and sportscaster

#Josh_Mathews

Sir Gervase Clifton, 1st Baronet
Sir Gervase Clifton, 1st Baronet, English politician (d. 1666)

#Sir_Gervase_Clifton,_1st_Baronet

Guillermo Cañas
Guillermo Cañas, Argentinian tennis player

#Guillermo_Cañas

Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck
Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck, English author and activist (d. 1856)

#Mary_Anne_Schimmelpenninck

Reinhard Furrer
Reinhard Furrer, Austrian-German physicist and astronaut (d. 1995)

#Reinhard_Furrer

Jenna Bush Hager
Jenna Bush Hager, American journalist

#Jenna_Bush_Hager

John Stuart Hindmarsh
John Stuart Hindmarsh, English race car driver and pilot (d. 1938)

#John_Stuart_Hindmarsh

John Bigelow
John Bigelow, American lawyer and politician, United States Ambassador to France (d. 1911)

#John_Bigelow

John Larroquette
John Larroquette, American actor

#John_Larroquette

John Flynn (minister)
John Flynn, Australian minister and pilot, founded the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (d. 1951)

#John_Flynn_(minister)

?nishiki Uichir?
?nishiki Uichir?, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 26th Yokozuna (d. 1941)

#?nishiki_Uichir?

Augusto Pinochet
Augusto Pinochet, Chilean general and politician, 30th President of Chile (d. 2006)

#Augusto_Pinochet

Catherine of Braganza
Catherine of Braganza (d. 1705)

#Catherine_of_Braganza

Scott Cam
Scott Cam, Australian carpenter and television host

#Scott_Cam

Kevin Chamberlin
Kevin Chamberlin, American actor and director

#Kevin_Chamberlin

Jay Spearing
Jay Spearing, English footballer

#Jay_Spearing

Bernie Kosar
Bernie Kosar, American football player and sportscaster

#Bernie_Kosar

Phoebe S. Leboy
Phoebe S. Leboy, American biochemist (d. 2012)

#Phoebe_S._Leboy

Harley Granville-Barker
Harley Granville-Barker, British actor, director and playwright (d. 1946)

#Harley_Granville-Barker

Steven de Jongh
Steven de Jongh, Dutch cyclist

#Steven_de_Jongh

Naomi Oreskes
Naomi Oreskes, American historian of science

#Naomi_Oreskes

Jacob Fichman
Jacob Fichman, Romanian-Israeli poet and critic (d. 1958)

#Jacob_Fichman

Mark Lanegan
Mark Lanegan, American singer-songwriter

#Mark_Lanegan

Don Hahn
Don Hahn, American director and producer

#Don_Hahn

Percy Sledge
Percy Sledge, American singer (d. 2015)

#Percy_Sledge

Nick Swisher
Nick Swisher, American baseball player

#Nick_Swisher

Ben Stein
Ben Stein, American actor, television personality, game show host, lawyer, and author

#Ben_Stein

Donovan McNabb
Donovan McNabb, American football player and sportscaster

#Donovan_McNabb

Octavio Dotel
Octavio Dotel, Dominican baseball player

#Octavio_Dotel

Luigi Poggi
Luigi Poggi, Italian cardinal (d. 2010)

#Luigi_Poggi

Harvey Spencer Lewis
Harvey Spencer Lewis, American mystic and author (d. 1939)

#Harvey_Spencer_Lewis

Charles Kennedy
Charles Kennedy, Scottish journalist and politician (d. 2015)

#Charles_Kennedy

Rudolf Höss
Rudolf Höss, German SS officer (d. 1947)

#Rudolf_Höss

Henry Ware Eliot
Henry Ware Eliot, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1919)

#Henry_Ware_Eliot

Chevon Troutman
Chevon Troutman, American basketball player

#Chevon_Troutman

Cris Carter
Cris Carter, American football player, coach, and sportscaster

#Cris_Carter

Léon Zitrone
Léon Zitrone, Russian-French journalist (d. 1995)

#Léon_Zitrone

Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie, Scottish-American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1919)

#Andrew_Carnegie

Connie Palmen
Connie Palmen, Dutch author

#Connie_Palmen

Kevin Woo
Kevin Woo, American-South Korean singer and dancer

#Kevin_Woo

Piet Pieterszoon Hein
Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Dutch admiral (d. 1629)

#Piet_Pieterszoon_Hein

Robert Townsend (spy)
Robert Townsend, American spy (d. 1838)

#Robert_Townsend_(spy)

Anastas Mikoyan
Anastas Mikoyan, Soviet politician, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union (d. 1978)

#Anastas_Mikoyan

Luca Tremolada, Italian footballer
Everton Heleno dos Santos, Brazilian footballer
Nodar Kumaritashvili, Georgian luger (d. 2010)
Kirsty Crawford, Scottish singer-songwriter and actress
Mitchell Claydon, Australian-English cricketer
Steffen Thier, German rugby player
Aaron Mokoena, South African footballer
Michael Lehan, American football player
Marcus Marshall, Australian race car driver
Kenneth Mitchell, Canadian actor
Eddie Steeples, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
Erick Strickland, American basketball player
Deepa Marathe, Indian cricketer
Göksel Demirpençe, Turkish singer-songwriter
Kim Ofstad, Norwegian drummer and composer
Jacqueline Hennessy, Canadian actress and journalist
Anthony Nesty, Surinamese swimmer
Stacy Lattisaw, American R&B singer
Jimon Terakado, Japanese comedian and actor
Gilbert Delorme, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
Paul Comstive, English footballer (d. 2013)
Bruno Tonioli, Italian dancer and choreographer
Kurt Niedermayer, German footballer and manager
Mark Frost, American author, screenwriter, and producer
Graham Eadie, Australian rugby league player and coach
Crescent Dragonwagon, American author and educator
Bill Morrissey, American singer-songwriter (d. 2011)
Alexis Wright, Australian author
Kerry O'Keeffe, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
Jacques Dupuis, Canadian lawyer and politician, 14th Deputy Premier of Quebec
Jonathan Kaplan, French-American director and producer
Mike Doyle, English footballer (d. 2011)
George Webster, American football player (d. 2007)
Patrick Nagel, American painter and illustrator (d. 1984)
Mimis Papaioannou, Greek footballer and manager
Bob Lind, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Gerald Seymour, English journalist and author
Karl Offmann, Mauritian politician, 3rd President of Mauritius
Erol Güngör, Turkish sociologist and psychologist (d. 1983)
Trisha Brown, American dancer and choreographer (d. 2017)
Takayo Fischer, American actress and singer
Judy Crichton, American director and producer (d. 2007)
John K. Cooley, American journalist and author (d. 2008)
Takaaki Yoshimoto, Japanese poet, philosopher, and critic (d. 2012)
Fernance B. Perry, Portuguese-American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2014)
Shelagh Fraser, English actress (d. 2000)
Norman Tokar, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1979)
Alparslan Türke?, Cypriot-Turkish colonel and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey (d. 1997)
Lewis Thomas, American physician, etymologist, and educator (d. 1993)
Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter and photographer (d. 1984)
P. D. Eastman, American author and illustrator (d. 1986)
NatyaguruNurul Momen, Bangladeshi Trailblazer pioneer playwright, author, educator, director & media personality (d.1990)
Alice Ambrose, American philosopher and logician (d. 2001)
Samiha Ayverdi, Turkish mystic and author (d. 1993)
Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and conductor (d. 2000)
Aarne Viisimaa, Estonian tenor and director (d. 1989)
Debaki Bose, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1971)
Helen Hooven Santmyer, American poet and author (d. 1986)
Wilhelm Kempff, German pianist and composer (d. 1991)
Joseph Wood Krutch, American author and critic (d. 1970)
Pope John XXIII (d. 1963)

#Pope_John_XXIII

Robert Maysack, American gymnast and triathlete (d. 1960)
Ben Lindsey, American lawyer and judge (d. 1934)
Kate Gleason, American engineer, businesswoman, and philanthropist (d. 1933)
Gustaf Söderström, Swedish tug of war competitor, shot putter, and discus thrower (d. 1958)
Karl Benz, German engineer and businessman, founded Mercedes-Benz (d. 1929)
William Sawyer, Canadian merchant and politician (d. 1904)
Julius Robert von Mayer, German physician and physicist (d. 1878)
John Armstrong, Jr., American general and politician, 7th United States Secretary of War (d. 1843)
Giuseppe Giovanni Battista Guarneri, Italian violin maker (d. 1740)
Henrietta Maria of France (d. 1669)
John Heminges, English actor (d. 1630)
Osanna of Cattaro, Dominican visionary and anchoress (d. 1565)
Emperor Taizong of Liao (d. 947)