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Melchior de Polignac
Melchior de Polignac, French cardinal and poet (b. 1661)

#Melchior_de_Polignac

Léon Cogniet
Léon Cogniet, French painter (b. 1794)

#Léon_Cogniet

Giorgio de Chirico
Giorgio de Chirico, Greek-Italian painter and sculptor (b. 1888)

#Giorgio_de_Chirico

David Dacko
David Dacko, African educator and politician, 1st President of the Central African Republic (b. 1930)

#David_Dacko

Edwin Hall
Edwin Hall, American physicist (b. 1855)

#Edwin_Hall

Sergei Grinkov
Sergei Grinkov, Russian figure skater (b. 1967)

#Sergei_Grinkov

John Harington (writer)
John Harington, English courtier and author (b. 1561)

#John_Harington_(writer)

Ya'akov Cahan
Ya'akov Cahan, Israeli writer and translator (b. 1881)

#Ya'akov_Cahan

Allen Holubar
Allen Holubar, American actor and director

#Allen_Holubar

Augustine Birrell
Augustine Birrell, British politician (b. 1815)

#Augustine_Birrell

Kitanoumi Toshimitsu
Kitanoumi Toshimitsu, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 55th Yokozuna (b. 1953)

#Kitanoumi_Toshimitsu

Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria
Leopold Wilhelm, Austrian duke and governor (b. 1614)

#Archduke_Leopold_Wilhelm_of_Austria

José Antonio Primo de Rivera
José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Spanish lawyer and politician (b. 1903)

#José_Antonio_Primo_de_Rivera

William Grut
William Grut, Swedish pentathlete (b. 1914)

#William_Grut

Amintore Fanfani
Amintore Fanfani, Italian journalist and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1908)

#Amintore_Fanfani

J?nis Kr?mi?š
J?nis Kr?mi?š, Latvian basketball player (b. 1930)

#J?nis_Kr?mi?š

Carl Axel Arrhenius
Carl Axel Arrhenius, Swedish chemist (b. 1757)

#Carl_Axel_Arrhenius

Faiz Ahmad Faiz
Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Pakistani journalist and poet (b. 1911)

#Faiz_Ahmad_Faiz

Kalle Päätalo
Kalle Päätalo, Finnish author (b. 1919)

#Kalle_Päätalo

Zoia Ceau?escu
Zoia Ceau?escu, Romanian mathematician and academic (b. 1950)

#Zoia_Ceau?escu

Christopher Hatton
Christopher Hatton, English academic and politician, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1540)

#Christopher_Hatton

John Lyly
John Lyly, English poet and courtier

#John_Lyly

Peter Berling
Peter Berling, German actor, film producer and writer (b. 1934)

#Peter_Berling

Numerian
Numerian, Roman emperor

#Numerian

Charles Plumier
Charles Plumier, French botanist and painter (b. 1646)

#Charles_Plumier

Barbara Sobotta
Barbara Sobotta, Polish athlete (b. 1936)

#Barbara_Sobotta

Wolfgang Borchert
Wolfgang Borchert, German author and playwright (b. 1921)

#Wolfgang_Borchert

Francisco Franco
Francisco Franco, Spanish Fascist dictator (b. 1892)

#Francisco_Franco

Farkas Bolyai
Farkas Bolyai, Romanian-Hungarian mathematician and academic (b. 1775)

#Farkas_Bolyai

Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat
Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat, French race car driver (b. 1867)

#Gaston_de_Chasseloup-Laubat

Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet
Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet, English engineer (b. 1817)

#Sir_John_Fowler,_1st_Baronet

Anton Rubinstein
Anton Rubinstein, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1829)

#Anton_Rubinstein

Keith Michell
Keith Michell, Australian actor (b. 1926)

#Keith_Michell

Chris Whitley
Chris Whitley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1960)

#Chris_Whitley

Domnall Midi
Domnall Midi, High King of Ireland (b. 743)

#Domnall_Midi

Mstislav Dobuzhinsky
Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Russian-Lithuanian painter and illustrator (b. 1875)

#Mstislav_Dobuzhinsky

Trofim Lysenko
Trofim Lysenko, Ukrainian-Russian biologist and agronomist (b. 1898)

#Trofim_Lysenko

Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy, Russian author and playwright (b. 1828)

#Leo_Tolstoy

Edmund the Martyr
Edmund the Martyr, English king (b. 841)

#Edmund_the_Martyr

Zumbi
Zumbi, Brazilian king (b. 1655)

#Zumbi

Dick Littlefield
Dick Littlefield, American baseball player (b. 1926)

#Dick_Littlefield

Lino Lacedelli
Lino Lacedelli, Italian mountaineer (b. 1925)

#Lino_Lacedelli

Charles Jennens
Charles Jennens, English landowner and patron of the arts

#Charles_Jennens

Kakhi Asatiani
Kakhi Asatiani, Georgian footballer (b. 1947)

#Kakhi_Asatiani

Miko?aj Potocki
Miko?aj Potocki, Polish nobleman (b. 1595)

#Miko?aj_Potocki

Maud of Wales
Maud of Wales, queen of Norway (b. 1869)

#Maud_of_Wales

Theoktistos
Theoktistos, Byzantine courtier

#Theoktistos

Francesco Cetti
Francesco Cetti, Italian priest, zoologist, and mathematician (b. 1726)

#Francesco_Cetti

Francis William Aston
Francis William Aston, English chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)

#Francis_William_Aston

William Bliss Baker
William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)

#William_Bliss_Baker

John McEwen
John McEwen, Australian lawyer and politician, 18th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1900)

#John_McEwen

Vasilisk Gnedov
Vasilisk Gnedov, Russian soldier and poet (b. 1890)

#Vasilisk_Gnedov

Hans Bol
Hans Bol, Flemish painter (b. 1534)

#Hans_Bol

Allan Sherman
Allan Sherman, American actor, comedian, and producer (b. 1924)

#Allan_Sherman

Ian Smith
Ian Smith, Rhodesian lieutenant and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Rhodesia (b. 1919)

#Ian_Smith

John I of France
John I, king of France and Navarra (b. 1316)

#John_I_of_France

Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba
Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba (b. 1926)

#Cayetana_Fitz-James_Stuart,_18th_Duchess_of_Alba

Geoffrey I, Duke of Brittany
Geoffrey I, duke of Brittany (b. 980)

#Geoffrey_I,_Duke_of_Brittany

Konstantinos Stephanopoulos
Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, Greek statesman (b. 1926)

#Konstantinos_Stephanopoulos

Elisabeth of Moravia
Elisabeth of Moravia, margravine of Meissen

#Elisabeth_of_Moravia

Gabriel Badilla
Gabriel Badilla, Costa Rican footballer (b. 1984)

#Gabriel_Badilla

Henry Draper
Henry Draper, American doctor and astronomer (b. 1837)

#Henry_Draper

Kristian Djurhuus
Kristian Djurhuus, Faroese politician, 2nd Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (b. 1895)

#Kristian_Djurhuus

Albert Newsam
Albert Newsam, American painter and illustrator (b. 1809)

#Albert_Newsam

Albert II, Margrave of Meissen
Albert II, German nobleman (b. 1240)

#Albert_II,_Margrave_of_Meissen

Robert Altman
Robert Altman, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1925)

#Robert_Altman

Christian Goldbach
Christian Goldbach, Prussian mathematician and theorist (b. 1690)

#Christian_Goldbach

Alexandra of Denmark
Alexandra of Denmark, queen of England (b. 1844)

#Alexandra_of_Denmark

Georgy Voronoy
Georgy Voronoy, Ukrainian mathematician and academic (b. 1868)

#Georgy_Voronoy

Dieter Hildebrandt
Dieter Hildebrandt, Polish-German actor and screenwriter (b. 1927)

#Dieter_Hildebrandt

James H. Billington
James H. Billington, 13th Librarian of Congress (b. 1929)

#James_H._Billington

Caroline of Ansbach
Caroline of Ansbach, queen of England and Ireland (b. 1683)

#Caroline_of_Ansbach

Lynn Bari
Lynn Bari, American actress (b. 1913)

#Lynn_Bari

Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk
Lady Frances Brandon, English noblewoman and claimant to the throne of England (b. 1517)

#Frances_Grey,_Duchess_of_Suffolk

Francesco Cilea
Francesco Cilea, Italian composer (b. 1866)

#Francesco_Cilea

Tim Coleman
Tim Coleman, English footballer (b. 1881)

#Tim_Coleman

Robie Macauley
Robie Macauley, American editor, novelist and critic (b. 1919)

#Robie_Macauley

John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe
John Jellicoe, Royal Navy officer (b. 1859)

#John_Jellicoe,_1st_Earl_Jellicoe

John Bauer (illustrator)
John Bauer, Swedish painter and illustrator (b.1882)

#John_Bauer_(illustrator)

Willem de Sitter
Willem de Sitter, Dutch mathematician, physicist, and astronomer (b. 1872)

#Willem_de_Sitter

Carlo Campanini
Carlo Campanini, Italian actor, singer and comedian (b. 1904)

#Carlo_Campanini

Maria Jacobini
Maria Jacobini, Italian actress (b. 1892)

#Maria_Jacobini

Bernward of Hildesheim
Bernward of Hildesheim, German bishop (b. c. 960)

#Bernward_of_Hildesheim

Eleanor of Scotland
Eleanor of Scotland, Scottish princess (b. 1433)

#Eleanor_of_Scotland

Karel Dujardin
Karel Dujardin, Dutch Golden Age painter (b. 1622)

#Karel_Dujardin

Buenaventura Durruti
Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish mechanic and activist (b. 1896)

#Buenaventura_Durruti

Benedetto Croce
Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher and politician (b. 1866)

#Benedetto_Croce

Ennio Flaiano
Ennio Flaiano, Italian writer and journalist (b. 1910)

#Ennio_Flaiano

Ebenezer Cobb Morley
Ebenezer Cobb Morley, English sportsman and the father of the Football Association and modern football (b. 1831)

#Ebenezer_Cobb_Morley

Arturo Bocchini
Arturo Bocchini, Chief of Police under the Fascist regime of Benito Mussolini (b. 1880)

#Arturo_Bocchini

Mike Muuss
Mike Muuss, American computer programmer, created Ping (b. 1958)

#Mike_Muuss

Tom Horn
Tom Horn, American scout, cowboy, soldier

#Tom_Horn

Manouchehr Atashi
Manouchehr Atashi, Iranian journalist and poet (b. 1931)

#Manouchehr_Atashi

William Trevor, Irish novelist, playwright, and short story writer (b. 1928)
Gene Guarilia, American basketball player (b. 1937)
Jim Perry, American-Canadian singer and game show host (b. 1933)
Sylvia Browne, American author (b. 1936)
Ivan Kušan, Croatian writer (b. 1933)
Pete La Roca, American jazz drummer (b. 1938)
Kaspars Astašenko, Latvian ice hockey player (b. 1975)
Chalmers Johnson, American author and scholar (b. 1931)
Kenneth S. Kleinknecht, NASA manager (b. 1919)
Donald Hamilton, American author (b. 1916)
James King, American tenor (b. 1925)
Ancel Keys, American physiologist (b. 1904)
Eugene Kleiner, American businessman, co-founded Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (b. 1923)
Robert Addie, English actor (b. 1960 )
Galina Starovoytova, Russian ethnographer and politician (b. 1946)
Roland Alphonso, Jamaican saxophonist (b. 1931)
Robert Palmer, American saxophonist, producer, and author (b. 1945)
Raul Renter, Estonian economist and chess player (b. 1920)
Richard Loo, Chinese-American actor (b. 1903)
Marcel Dalio, French actor and playwright (b. 1900)
Sylvia Lopez, French model and actress (b. 1933)
Clyde Vernon Cessna, American pilot and engineer, founded the Cessna Aircraft Corporation (b. 1879)
Elmar Muuk, Estonian linguist and author (b. 1901)
Robert Lane, Canadian footballer (b. 1882)
Bill Holland, American track and field athlete (b. 1874)
Albert Dietrich, German composer and conductor (b. 1829)
Otto Karl Berg, German botanist and pharmacist (b. 1815)
Johan Helmich Roman, Swedish violinist and composer (b. 1694)
Pierre de la Rue, Belgian singer and composer (b. 1452)
Richard I, duke of Normandy (b. 932)
Xu Wen, Chinese general (b. 862)
Li Fan, Chinese chancellor (b. 754)