Friday, January 25, 2013

January 25 Birthdays


750 – Leo IV the Khazar, Byzantine Emperor (d. 780)
1477 – Anna, Duchess of Brittany, French noblewoman (d. 1514)
1509 – Giovanni Morone, Italian cardinal (d. 1580)
1615 – Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (d. 1660)
1627 – Robert Boyle, Irish chemist (d. 1691)
1634 – Gaspar Fagel, Dutch statesman (d. 1688)
1640 – William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English noble (d. 1707)
1688 – Juraj Jánošík, Slovak criminal (d. 1713)
1736 – Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian-born mathematician (d. 1813)
1739 – Charles François Dumouriez, French general (d. 1823)
1743 – Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, German philosopher (d. 1819)
1750 – Johann Gottfried Vierling, German organist and composer (d. 1813)
1755 – Paolo Mascagni, Italian physician (d. 1815)
1759 – Robert Burns, Scottish poet (d. 1796)
1777 – Karoline Jagemann, German actress (d. 1848)
1794 – François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (d. 1878)
1796 – William MacGillivray, Scottish naturalist (d. 1852)
1813 – James Marion Sims, American physician (d. 1883)
1822 – Charles Reed Bishop, American philanthropist (d. 1915)
1824 – Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Bengali author (d. 1873)
1825 – George Pickett, American Confederate general (d. 1875)
1841 – John "Jacky" Fisher, English admiral (d. 1920)
1858 – Kokichi Mikimoto, Japanese pearl farmer (d. 1954)
1860 – Charles Curtis, Vice President of the United States (d. 1936)
1864 – Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (d. 1934)
1868 – Juventino Rosas, Mexican composer (d. 1894)
1874 – W. Somerset Maugham, English writer (d. 1965)
1878 – Ernst Alexanderson, Swedish television pioneer (d. 1975)
1882 – Virginia Woolf, English writer (d. 1941)
1885 – Kitahara Hakushū, Japanese poet and children's author (d. 1942)
1886 – Wilhelm Furtwängler, German conductor (d. 1954)
1896 – Florence Mills, American singer, dancer and comedian (d. 1927)
1899 – Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian politician (d. 1972)
1899 – Sleepy John Estes, American musician (d. 1977)
1900 – István Fekete, Hungarian writer (d. 1970)
1900 – Yojiro Ishizaka, Japanese writer (d. 1986)
1901 – Martín De Álzaga, Argentine race car driver (d. 1982)
1902 – Pablo Antonio, Filipino architect (d. 1975)
1905 – Maurice Roy, Canadian cardinal (d. 1985)
1913 –Huang Hua, Chinese statesman (d. 2010)
1913 – Witold Lutosławski, Polish composer (d. 1994)
1913 – Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
1915 – Ewan MacColl, English singer-songwriter (d. 1989)
1916 – Frank "Pop" Ivy, American football coach (d. 2003)
1917 – Ilya Prigogine, Russian scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 2003)
1917 – Jânio Quadros, Brazilian politician (d. 1992)
1918 – Ernie Harwell, American baseball sportscaster (d. 2010)
1919 – Edwin Newman, American broadcast journalist (d. 2010)
1921 – Samuel T. Cohen, American physicist (d. 2010)
1923 – Arvid Carlsson, Swedish scientist, Nobel laureate
1923 – Rusty Draper, American singer (d. 2003)
1923 – Shirley Ardell Mason, American psychiatric patient (d. 1998)
1923 – Jean Taittinger, French politician (d. 2012)
1924 – Lou Groza, American football player (d. 2000)
1924 – Speedy West, American musician (d. 2003)
1925 – Giorgos Zampetas, Greek musician and songwriter (d. 1992)
1927 – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Brazilian composer (d. 1994)
1928 – Jérôme Choquette, Canadian politician
1928 – Cor van der Hart, Dutch footballer (d. 2006)
1928 – Eduard Shevardnadze, President of Georgia
1929 – Robert Faurisson, French academic and holocaust denier
1929 – Benny Golson, American jazz musician
1930 – Tanya Savicheva, Russian diarist (d. 1944)
1931 – Dean Jones, American actor
1933 – Corazon Aquino, President of the Philippines (d. 2009)
1935 – Conrad Burns, American politician
1935 – António Ramalho Eanes, Portuguese politician
1936 – Diana Hyland, American actress (d. 1977)
1937 – Judith Ann Mayotte, American humanitarian and author
1937 – Ange-Félix Patassé, Central African Republic politician (d. 2011)
1938 – Shotaro Ishinomori, Japanese author (d. 1998)
1938 – Etta James, American singer (d. 2012)
1938 – Leiji Matsumoto, Japanese author
1938 – Vladimir Vysotsky, Russian poet (d. 1980)
1939 – Gabriel Romanus, Swedish politician
1941 – Buddy Baker, American race car driver
1941 – Gregory Sierra, American actor
1942 – Carl Eller, American football player
1942 – Eusébio, Portuguese footballer
1942 – Shinobu Tsukasa, Japanese organized crime figure
1943 – Roy Black, German actor and singer (d. 1991)
1943 – Tobe Hooper, American film director
1944 – Anita Pallenberg, Italian model
1945 – John Leslie, American porn actor and filmmaker (d. 2010)
1945 – Leigh Taylor-Young, American actress
1947 – Ángel Nieto, Spanish motorcycle racer
1947 – Tostão, Brazilian footballer
1948 – Gueorgui Chichkine, Russian painter
1948 – Ros Kelly, Australian politician
1949 – John Cooper Clarke, English punk-poet
1949 – Paul Nurse, English biochemist, Nobel Laureate
1950 – Gloria Naylor, American novelist
1950 – John Terry, American actor
1951 – Steve Prefontaine, American runner (d. 1975)
1951 – Leonid Telyatnikov, Kazakhstani fire chief at Chernobyl (d. 2004)
1952 – Sara Mandiano, French singer and songwriter
1952 – Peter Tatchell, Australian-born British activist
1952 – Timothy White, American journalist (d. 2002)
1953 – The Honky Tonk Man, American wrestler
1953 – Mark Weil, Uzbek theatre director (d. 2007)
1954 – Ricardo Bochini, Argentinian footballer
1954 – Kay Cottee, Australian maritime sailor
1954 – Renate Dorrestein, Dutch writer
1954 – Richard Finch, American bass player (KC and the Sunshine Band)
1954 – Kim Gandy, American feminist activist
1955 – Terry Chimes, English musician (The Clash)
1956 – Andy Cox, English musician (The Beat, Fine Young Cannibals)
1957 – Eskil Erlandsson, Swedish politician
1957 – Andrew P. Harris, American politician
1957 – Jenifer Lewis, American actress
1958 – Dinah Manoff, American actress
1958 – Kavita Krishnamurthy, Indian singer
1961 – Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean politician
1961 – Willie Revillame, Filipino game show host and comedian
1962 – Chris Chelios, American ice hockey player
1963 – Fernando Haddad, Brazilian academic and politician
1965 – Mark Jordon, English actor
1965 – Esa Tikkanen, Finnish ice hockey player
1966 – Chet Culver, American politician
1967 – Mark Bamford, American writer and director
1967 – Randy McKay, Canadian ice hockey player
1968 – Eric Orie, Dutch football manager
1969 – Kina, American singer (Brownstone)
1969 – Sergei Ovchinnikov, Russian volleyball coach (d. 2012)
1970 – Stephen Chbosky, American writer
1970 – Chris Mills, American basketball player
1970 – Milt Stegall, American-born football player
1971 – Luca Badoer, Italian race car driver
1971 – Philip Coppens, Belgian author (d. 2012)
1971 – China Kantner, American actress
1971 – Ana Ortiz, American actress and singer
1973 – Chris Guy, American wrestler
1973 – Geoff Johns, American comic book writer
1974 – Robert Budreau, Canadian director
1974 – Attilio Nicodemo, Italian footballer
1975 – Mia Kirshner, Canadian actress
1975 – Tim Montgomery, American athlete
1975 – Dat Phan, Vietnamese comedian
1976 – Mario Haberfeld, Brazilian race car driver
1976 – Dimitris Nalitzis, Greek footballer
1978 – Denis Menchov, Russian cyclist
1978 – Jason Roberts, English footballer
1978 – Derrick Turnbow, American baseball player
1979 – Pi Hongyan, French badminton player
1979 – Gabe Jennings, American distance runner
1979 – Christine Lakin, American actress
1979 – Rodrigo Ribeiro, Brazilian race car driver
1979 – Zoe Britton, American porn actress
1980 – Michelle McCool, American wrestler
1980 – Efstathios Tavlaridis, Greek footballer
1980 – Xavi, Spanish footballer
1981 – Charlie Bewley, English actor
1981 – Francis Jeffers, English footballer
1981 – Alicia Keys, American singer
1981 – Toše Proeski, Macedonian singer (d. 2007)
1982 – Sho Sakurai, Japanese singer and actor (Arashi)
1982 – Shawna Waldron, American actress
1983 – Andrée Watters, Canadian singer
1984 – Sara Aerts, Belgian heptathlete
1984 – Stefan Kießling, German footballer
1984 – Robinho, Brazilian footballer
1985 – Brent Celek, American football player
1985 – Tina Karol, Ukrainian singer
1985 – Acie Law IV, American basketball player
1985 – Patrick Willis, American football player
1986 – Shahriar Nafees, Bangladeshi cricketer
1986 – Chris O'Grady, English footballer
1987 – Maria Kirilenko, Russian tennis player
1988 – Tatiana Golovin, French tennis player
1989 – Sheryfa Luna, French singer
1989 – Víctor Ruiz Torre, Spanish footballer
1989 – Mikako Tabe, Japanese actress
1990 – Thomas Berge, Dutch singer
1991 – Nigel Melker, Dutch race car driver

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