Wednesday, April 25, 2012

April 25 Birthdays

* 1214 – King Louis IX of France (d. 1270)
* 1228 – King Conrad IV of Germany (d. 1254)
* 1284 – King Edward II of England (d. 1327)
* 1287 – Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England (d. 1330)
* 1502 – Georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574)
* 1599 – Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland (d. 1658)
* 1608 – Gaston, Duke of Orléans, French politician (d. 1660)
* 1621 – Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, British soldier, statesman, and dramatist (d. 1679)
* 1666 – Johann Heinrich Buttstett, German Baroque organist and composer (d. 1727)
* 1694 – Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect (d. 1753)
* 1710 – James Ferguson, Scottish astronomer (d. 1776)
* 1723 – Giovanni Marco Rutini, Italian composer (d. 1797)
* 1725 – Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel, Royal Navy admiral (d. 1786)
* 1767 – Nicolas Oudinot, French marshal (d. 1847)
* 1770 – Georg Sverdrup, Norwegian philologist (d. 1850)
* 1775 – Charlotte of Spain, Spanish Infanta and queen of Portugal (d. 1830)
* 1776 – Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1857)
* 1843 – Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Duchess of Hesse (d. 1878)
* 1849 – Felix Klein, German mathematician (d. 1925)
* 1850 – Luise Adolpha Le Beau, German composer (d. 1927)
* 1851 – Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, a.k.a. "Clarín", Spanish novelist (d. 1901)
* 1862 – Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, British politician (d. 1933)
* 1868 – John Bevins Moisant, American aviator (d. 1910)
* 1873 – Walter de la Mare, English poet (d. 1956)
* 1874 – Guglielmo Marconi, Italian inventor, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (d. 1937)
* 1897 – Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (d. 1965)
* 1898 – Fred Haney, baseball player (d. 1977)
* 1900 – Wolfgang Ernst Pauli, Austrian-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)
* 1902 – Werner Heyde, German psychiatrist (d. 1964)
* 1903 – Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (d. 1987)
* 1905 – George Nepia, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1986)
* 1906 – William J. Brennan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1997)
* 1908 – Edward R. Murrow, American journalist (d. 1965)
* 1909 – William Pereira, American architect (d. 1985)
* 1913 – Nikolaos Roussen, Greek naval officer in World War II (d. 1944)
* 1913 – Earl Bostic, American musician (d. 1965)
* 1914 – Ross Lockridge, Jr., American writer (d. 1948)
* 1917 – Ella Fitzgerald, American singer (d. 1996)
* 1918 – Gerard Henri de Vaucouleurs, French astronomer (d. 1995)
* 1918 – Astrid Varnay, Swedish-born soprano (d. 2006)
* 1921 – Karel Appel, Dutch painter (d. 2006)
* 1923 – Melissa Hayden, American ballerina (d. 2006)
* 1923 – Albert King, American musician (d. 1992)
* 1924 – Franco Mannino, Italian composer (d. 2005)
* 1925 – Sammy Drechsel, German journalist, film director, and cabaret performer (d. 1986)
* 1925 – Kay E. Kuter, American actor (d. 2003)
* 1926 – Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (d. 2008)
* 1927 – Albert Uderzo, French cartoonist
* 1927 – Corín Tellado, Spanish romance novelist (d. 2009)
* 1929 – Yvette Williams, first woman New Zealander to go to Olympics
* 1930 – Paul Mazursky, American film director and writer
* 1931 – Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician (d. 1980)
* 1932 – Meadowlark Lemon, American basketball player
* 1932 – William Roache, British television actor (Coronation Street)
* 1933 – Jerry Leiber, American composer
* 1933 – Joyce Ricketts, American baseball player [AAGPBL] (d. 1992)
* 1934 – Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer
* 1935 – April Ashley, English model
* 1938 – Ton Schulten, Dutch artist
* 1939 – Ted Kooser, American poet and US Poet Laureate
* 1940 – Jochen Borchert, German politician
* 1940 – Al Pacino, American actor
* 1941 – Bertrand Tavernier, French director, screenwriter and actor
* 1941 – Princess Muna al-Hussein, of Jordan
* 1942 – Jon Kyl, American politician, junior senator of Arizona
* 1942 – Katsuji Adachi, Japanese professional wrestler
* 1944 – Len Goodman, English dancer
* 1945 – Stu Cook, American rock bassist (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
* 1945 – Richard C. Hoagland, American conspiracy theorist
* 1945 – Björn Ulvaeus, Swedish singer and songwriter (ABBA)
* 1946 – Talia Shire, American actress
* 1946 – Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian politician
* 1947 – Johan Cruijff, Dutch footballer
* 1947 – Jeffrey DeMunn, American actor
* 1948 – Yu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan
* 1949 – James Fenton, English poet
* 1949 – Vicente Pernía, Argentine footballer
* 1949 – Dominique Strauss-Kahn, French economist, lawyer, and politician
* 1950 – Steve Ferrone, English drummer
* 1950 – Peter Jurasik, American actor
* 1951 – Ian McCartney, British Member of Parliament
* 1952 – Ketil Bjørnstad, Norwegian pianist
* 1952 – Vladislav Tretiak, Soviet ice hockey player
* 1953 – Ron Clements, American animation director
* 1955 – Américo Gallego, Argentine footballer
* 1955 – Parviz Parastui, Iranian actor
* 1955 – Christopher Tyng, American composer
* 1956 – Jaroslava Schallerová, Czech actress
* 1958 – Fish, Scottish singer and lyricist (ex-Marillion)
* 1959 – Dominique Blanc, French actress
* 1959 – Tony Phillips, American baseball player
* 1960 – Bruce Redman, Australian film producer
* 1961 – Dinesh D'Souza, American author
* 1963 – David Moyes, Scottish footballer
* 1963 – Bernd Müller, German footballer
* 1964 – Hank Azaria, American actor and voice actor
* 1964 – Andy Bell, English singer and songwriter (Erasure)
* 1965 – Eric Avery, American musician (Jane's Addiction, Deconstruction, Polar Bear)
* 1965 – Mark Bryant, American basketball player
* 1965 – Simon Fowler, English musician (Ocean Colour Scene)
* 1966 – James Stacy Barbour, American actor and singer
* 1966 – Diego Domínguez, Argentine-born Italian rugby player
* 1966 – Erik Pappas, Greek-American baseball player
* 1969 – Joe Buck, American sports broadcaster
* 1969 – Gina Torres, American actress
* 1969 – Darren Woodson, American football player
* 1969 – Renée Zellweger, American actress
* 1970 – Jason Lee, American actor
* 1970 – Jason Wiles, American actor
* 1971 – Sara Baras, Spanish flamenco dancer
* 1971 – Tomoko Kawakami, Japanese voice actress
* 1973 – Fredrik Larzon, Swedish drummer (Millencolin)
* 1974 – Dean Phoenix American gay pornographic actor
* 1974 – Louis Alphonse, Duke of Anjou
* 1975 – Emily Bergl, British-American actress
* 1975 – Jacque Jones, American baseball player
* 1976 – Tim Duncan, American basketball player
* 1976 – Gilberto, Brazilian footballer
* 1976 – Rainer Schüttler, German tennis player
* 1976 – Kim Jong Kook, South Korean singer
* 1977 – Constantinos Christoforou, Cypriot singer
* 1977 – Ilias Kotsios, Greek footballer
* 1977 – Marguerite Moreau, American actress
* 1977 – Paavo Siljamäki, Finnish musician
* 1977 – Matthew West, American Christian singer
* 1978 – Letícia Birkheuer, Brazilian model
* 1978 – Matt Walker, British swimmer
* 1980 – Daniel MacPherson, Australian actor
* 1980 – Bruce Martin, New Zealand cricketer
* 1980 – Kazuhito Tadano, Japanese baseball player
* 1980 – Alejandro Valverde, Spanish cyclist
* 1981 – Dwone Hicks, American football player
* 1981 – Felipe Massa, Brazilian Formula One driver
* 1981 – John McFall, British sprinter
* 1981 – Anja Pärson, Swedish skier
* 1982 – Brian Barton, American baseball player
* 1982 – Monty Panesar, English cricketer
* 1982 – Marco Russo, Italian footballer
* 1983 – DeAngelo Williams, American football player
* 1983 – J.P. Howell, American baseball player
* 1983 – Joanne Peh, Singaporean actress
* 1984 – Robert Andino, American baseball player
* 1984 – Melonie Diaz, American actress
* 1984 – Andre' Woodson, American football player
* 1985 – Giedo van der Garde, Dutch racing driver
* 1985 – Jadyn Maria, Puerto Rican singer & songwriter
* 1987 – Johann Smith, American soccer player
* 1987 – Jay Park, b-boy & musician, part of Art of Movement
* 1988 – James Sheppard, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1989 – Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama
* 1990 – Taylor Walker, Australian Rules football player
* 1996 – Allisyn Ashley Arm, American child actress

1 comment:

DarKScoRpioN said...

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