Thursday, April 30, 2015

April 30 Birthdays

1245 – Philip III of France (d. 1285)
1331 – Gaston III, Count of Foix (d. 1391)
1425 – William III, Landgrave of Thuringia (d. 1482)
1553 – Louise of Lorraine (d. 1601)
1623 – François de Laval, French-Canadian bishop and saint (d. 1708)
1651 – Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, French priest and saint (d. 1719)
1662 – Mary II of England (d. 1694)
1664 – François Louis, Prince of Conti (d. 1709)
1710 – Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (d. 1795)
1723 – Mathurin Jacques Brisson, French zoologist and philosopher (d. 1806)
1758 – Emmanuel Vitale, Maltese commander and politician (d. 1802)
1770 – David Thompson, English-Canadian cartographer and explorer (d. 1857)
1777 – Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1855)
1803 – Albrecht von Roon, Prussian soldier and politician, 10th Minister President of Prussia (d. 1879)
1812 – Kaspar Hauser, German feral child (d. 1833)
1829 – Ferdinand von Hochstetter, Austrian geologist (d. 1884)
1850 – George Gibb, Scottish businessman (d. 1925)
1857 – Eugen Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1940)
1857 – Walter Simon, German banker and philanthropist (d. 1920)
1864 – Jean, duc Decazes, French sailor (d. 1912)
1864 – Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet and author (d. 1913)
1865 – Max Nettlau, German historian (d. 1944)
1869 – Hans Poelzig, German architect, designed the IG Farben Building and Großes Schauspielhaus (d. 1936)
1870 – Franz Lehár, Slovak-Austrian composer (d. 1948)
1870 – Dadasaheb Phalke, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1944)
1874 – Cyriel Verschaeve, Flemish priest (d. 1949)
1876 – Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist and politician (d. 1937)
1877 – Léon Flameng, French cyclist (d. 1917)
1877 – Alice B. Toklas, American-French writer and author (d. 1967)
1880 – Charles Exeter Devereux Crombie, Scottish cartoonist (d. 1967)
1883 – Jaroslav Hašek, Czech soldier and author (d. 1923)
1883 – Luigi Russolo, Italian painter and composer (d. 1947)
1884 – Olof Sandborg, Swedish actor (d. 1965)
1888 – John Crowe Ransom, American poet (d. 1974)
1893 – Harold Breen, Australian public servant (d. 1966)
1893 – Joachim von Ribbentrop, German politician, 14th German Reich Minister for Foreign Affairs (d. 1946)
1895 – Philippe Panneton, Canadian physician, academic, and diplomat (d. 1960)
1896 – Reverend Gary Davis, American singer and guitarist (d. 1972)
1896 – Hans List, Austrian scientist and businessman, founded the AVL Engineering Company (d. 1996)
1897 – Humberto Mauro, Brazilian director and screenwriter (d. 1983)
1900 – Erni Krusten, Estonian author (d. 1984)
1900 – David Manners, Canadian-American actor (d. 1998)
1901 – Simon Kuznets, Ukrainian-American economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
1902 – Theodore Schultz, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
1905 – Sergey Nikolsky, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 2012)
1908 – Eve Arden, American actress (d. 1990)
1908 – Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic politician, 13th Prime Minister of Iceland (d. 1970)
1908 – Frank Robert Miller, Canadian air marshal and politician (d. 1997)
1909 – F. E. McWilliam, Irish sculptor (d. 1992)
1909 – Juliana of the Netherlands (d. 2004)
1910 – Levi Celerio, Filipino composer and songwriter (d. 2002)
1910 – Sri Sri, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 1983)
1913 – Ilmar Raud, Estonian chess player (d. 1941)
1914 – Dorival Caymmi, Brazilian singer-songwriter, actor, and painter (d. 2008)
1916 – Claude Shannon, American mathematician and engineer (d. 2001)
1916 – Paul Kuusberg, Estonian author (d. 2003)
1916 – Robert Shaw, American conductor (d. 1999)
1917 – Bea Wain, American singer, big band vocalist
1920 – Duncan Hamilton, Irish-English race car driver (d. 1994)
1921 – Roger L. Easton, American scientist, co-invented the GPS (d. 2014)
1921 – Tove Maës, Danish actress (d. 2010)
1923 – Percy Heath, American bassist (Heath Brothers and Modern Jazz Quartet) (d. 2005)
1923 – Kagamisato Kiyoji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 42nd Yokozuna (d. 2004)
1923 – Al Lewis, American actor (d. 2006)
1923 – Francis Tucker, South African race car driver (d. 2008)
1924 – Uno Laht, Estonian KGB officer and author (d. 2008)
1925 – Corinne Calvet, French-American actress (d. 2001)
1925 – Johnny Horton, American singer and guitarist (d. 1960)
1926 – Shrinivas Khale, Indian composer (d. 2011)
1926 – Cloris Leachman, American actress and singer
1928 – Hugh Hood, Canadian author (d. 2000)
1930 – Félix Guattari, French psychotherapist and philosopher (d. 1992)
1933 – Dickie Davies, English television host
1933 – Charles Sanderson, Baron Sanderson of Bowden, English politician
1934 – Jerry Lordan, English singer-songwriter (d. 1995)
1934 – Don McKenney, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1937 – Tony Harrison, English poet and playwright
1938 – Gary Collins, American actor and talk show host (d. 2012)
1938 – Juraj Jakubisko, Slovak director and screenwriter
1938 – Larry Niven, American author
1940 – Burt Young, American actor
1941 – Stavros Dimas, Greek politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Greece
1941 – Johnny Farina, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Santo & Johnny)
1942 – Maurizio Arcieri, Italian singer (The New Dada and Krisma) (d. 2015)
1943 – Frederick Chiluba, Zambian politician, 2nd President of Zambia (d. 2011)
1943 – Bobby Vee, American singer
1944 – Jon Bing, Norwegian author, scholar, and academic (d. 2014)
1944 – Jill Clayburgh, American actress (d. 2010)
1944 – Graham Upton, English academic
1945 – Annie Dillard, American author and poet
1945 – Mimi Fariña, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist (d. 2001)
1945 – Michael J. Smith, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (d. 1986)
1946 – Lee Bollinger, American lawyer and academic
1946 – Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
1946 – Bill Plympton, American animator, producer, and screenwriter
1946 – Don Schollander, American swimmer
1947 – Paul Fiddes, English theologian and academic
1947 – Leslie Grantham, English actor
1947 – Finn Kalvik, Norwegian singer-songwriter
1947 – Tom Køhlert, Danish footballer and manager
1947 – Mats Odell, Swedish economist and politician
1948 – Perry King, American actor
1948 – Alexander Onassis, American-Greek son of Aristotle Onassis (d. 1973)
1948 – Pierre Pagé, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1949 – Phil Garner, American baseball player and manager
1949 – António Guterres, Portuguese politician, 114th Prime Minister of Portugal
1949 – Karl Meiler, German tennis player (d. 2014)
1952 – Jacques Audiard, French director and screenwriter
1953 – Merrill Osmond, American singer, bass player, and actor (The Osmonds)
1954 – Thom Bray, American actor
1954 – Jane Campion, New Zealand director, producer, and screenwriter
1954 – Kim Darroch, English diplomat
1954 – Frank-Michael Marczewski, German footballer
1955 – Nicolas Hulot, French journalist
1955 – David Kitchin, English judge
1955 – Dimitra Liani, Greek wife of Andreas Papandreou
1956 – Jorge Chaminé, Portuguese opera singer
1956 – Lars von Trier, Danish director and screenwriter
1957 – Aviva Chomsky, American historian and author
1958 – Charles Berling, French actor, director, and screenwriter
1959 – Paul Gross, Canadian actor, singer, producer, and screenwriter
1959 – Stephen Harper, Canadian politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Canada
1959 – W. Thomas Smith, Jr., American journalist and author
1960 – Geoffrey Cox, English lawyer and politician
1960 – Kerry Healey, American politician, 70th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
1960 – David Miscavige, American religious leader
1961 – Isiah Thomas, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
1963 – Andrew Carwood, English tenor and conductor
1963 – Michael Waltrip, American race car driver
1964 – Tony Fernandes, Malaysian-Indian businessman, co-founded Tune Group
1964 – Ian Healy, Australian cricketer, coach, and sportscaster
1964 – Barrington Levy, Jamaican rapper
1964 – Lorenzo Staelens, Belgian footballer and manager
1965 – Daniela Costian, Romanian-Australian discus thrower
1965 – Steven Klein, American photographer
1965 – Adrian Pasdar, American actor and director
1966 – Jeff Brown, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1966 – Dave Meggett, American football player
1967 – Steven Mackintosh, English actor
1967 – Filipp Kirkorov, Soviet and Russian pop singer, actor, producer
1967 – Christine Jacob, Filipino-American actress, swimmer, host, and journalist
1968 – Dave Halili, American illustrator and graphic designer
1969 – Warren Defever, American bass player and producer (His Name Is Alive and Elvis Hitler)
1969 – Justine Greening, English politician, Secretary of State for International Development
1969 – Paulo Jr., Brazilian bass player and songwriter (Sepultura)
1971 – John Boyne, Irish author
1971 – Darren Emerson, English DJ and producer (Underworld)
1972 – J. R. Richards, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Dishwalla)
1973 – Leigh Francis, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter
1973 – Kinna McInroe, American actress
1973 – Naomi Novik, American author
1973 – Jamie Staff, English cyclist and coach
1973 – Jeff Timmons, American singer-songwriter and producer (98 Degrees)
1975 – Michael Chaturantabut, Thai-American actor and stuntman
1975 – Johnny Galecki, Belgian-American actor
1975 – Tomi Joutsen, Finnish singer-songwriter (Amorphis)
1975 – Elliott Sadler, American race car driver
1976 – Davian Clarke, Jamaican sprinter
1976 – Amanda Palmer, American singer-songwriter and pianist (The Dresden Dolls and Evelyn Evelyn)
1977 – Jeannie Haddaway, American politician
1977 – Alexandra Holden, American actress
1977 – Pell James, American actress
1977 – Meredith L. Patterson, American technologist
1978 – Tom Fulp, American businessman, co-founded The Behemoth
1979 – Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer
1979 – Sean Mackin, American singer and violinist (Yellowcard)
1980 – Luis Scola, Argentinian basketball player
1980 – Jeroen Verhoeven, Dutch footballer
1981 – Tom Goss, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1981 – Nicole Kaczmarski, American basketball player
1981 – Kunal Nayyar, English-American actor
1981 – John O'Shea, Irish footballer
1981 – Emma Pierson, English actress
1981 – Megan Reinking, American actress
1981 – Ali Williams, New Zealand rugby player
1982 – Lloyd Banks, American rapper and actor (G-Unit)
1982 – Kirsten Dunst, American actress and singer
1982 – Cleo Higgins, English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress (Cleopatra)
1982 – Drew Seeley, Canadian-American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor
1983 – Chris Carr, American football player
1983 – Tatjana Hüfner, German luger
1983 – Marina Tomić, Slovenian hurdler
1983 – Troy Williamson, American football player
1984 – Shawn Daivari, American wrestler and manager
1984 – Risto Mätas, Estonian javelin thrower
1984 – Lee Roache, English footballer
1984 – Sophie Turner, Australian model, reality television personality and lawyer
1985 – Brandon Bass, American basketball player
1985 – Ashley Alexandra Dupré, American prostitute and singer
1985 – Gal Gadot, Israeli model and actress, Miss Israel 2004
1986 – Dianna Agron, American actress, singer, and dancer
1986 – Martten Kaldvee, Estonian biathlete
1987 – Alipate Carlile, Australian footballer
1987 – Chris Morris, South African cricketer
1987 – Rohit Sharma, Indian cricketer
1987 – Kaspar Taimsoo, Estonian rower
1987 – Nikki Webster, Australian singer and actress
1988 – Andy Allen, Australian chef
1989 – Baauer, American DJ and producer
1989 – Jang Wooyoung, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor (2PM)
1990 – Mac DeMarco, Canadian singer
1990 – Kaarel Kiidron, Estonian footballer
1991 – Chris Kreider, American hockey player
1991 – Kaarel Nurmsalu, Estonian ski jumper
1992 – Marc-André ter Stegen, German footballer
1994 – Wang Yafan, Chinese tennis player
1994 – James McVey, lead guitarist of The Vamps
2002 – Miguel Urdangarín y de Borbón, Spanish son of Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca

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