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13 April Births

Published : 13 Apr 2019, 10:25

Jagoroniya Desk

April 13 is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar.

Births

1229 – Louis II, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1294)
1350 – Margaret III, Countess of Flanders (d. 1405)
1506 – Peter Faber, French priest and theologian, co-founded the Society of Jesus (d. 1546)
1519 – Catherine de' Medici, Italian-French wife of Henry II of France (d. 1589)
1570 – Guy Fawkes, English soldier, planned the Gunpowder Plot (d. 1606)
1573 – Christina of Holstein-Gottorp (d. 1625)
1593 – Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, English soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1641)
1618 – Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, French author (d. 1693)
1636 – Hendrik van Rheede, Dutch botanist (d. 1691)
1648 – Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon, French mystic (d. 1717)
1713 – Pierre Jélyotte, French tenor (d. 1797)
1729 – Thomas Percy, Irish bishop and poet (d. 1811)
1732 – Frederick North, Lord North, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1792)
1735 – Isaac Low, American merchant and politician, founded the New York Chamber of Commerce (d. 1791)
1743 – Thomas Jefferson, American lawyer and politician, 3rd President of the United States (d. 1826)
1747 – Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (d. 1793)
1764 – Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French general and politician, French Minister of War (d. 1830)
1769 – Thomas Lawrence, English painter and educator (d. 1830)
1771 – Richard Trevithick, Cornish-English engineer and explorer (d. 1833)
1780 – Alexander Mitchell, Irish engineer, invented the Screw-pile lighthouse (d. 1868)
1784 – Friedrich Graf von Wrangel, Prussian field marshal (d. 1877)
1787 – John Robertson, American lawyer and politician (d. 1873)
1794 – Jean Pierre Flourens, French physiologist and academic (d. 1867)
1802 – Leopold Fitzinger, Austrian zoologist and herpetologist (d. 1884)
1808 – Antonio Meucci, Italian-American engineer (d. 1889)
1810 – Félicien David, French composer (d. 1876)
1824 – William Alexander, Irish archbishop, poet, and theologian (d. 1911)
1825 – Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Irish-Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1868)
1828 – Josephine Butler, English feminist and social reformer (d. 1906)
1828 – Joseph Lightfoot, English bishop and theologian (d. 1889)
1832 – Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author and diplomat (d. 1889)
1841 – Louis-Ernest Barrias, French sculptor and academic (d. 1905)
1850 – Arthur Matthew Weld Downing, Irish astronomer (d. 1917)
1851 – Robert Abbe, American surgeon and radiologist (d. 1928)
1851 – William Quan Judge, Irish occultist and theosophist (d. 1896)
1852 – Frank Winfield Woolworth, American businessman, founded the F. W. Woolworth Company (d. 1919)
1854 – Lucy Craft Laney, Founder of the Haines Normal and Industrial School, Augusta, Georgia (d. 1933)[1]
1860 – James Ensor, English-Belgian painter (d. 1949)
1866 – Butch Cassidy, American criminal (d. 1908)
1872 – John Cameron, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1935)
1872 – Alexander Roda Roda, Austrian-Croatian journalist and author (d. 1945)
1873 – John W. Davis, American lawyer and politician, 14th United States Solicitor General (d. 1955)
1875 – Ray Lyman Wilbur, American physician, academic, and politician, 31st United States Secretary of the Interior (d. 1949)
1879 – Edward Bruce, American lawyer and painter (d. 1943)
1879 – Oswald Bruce Cooper, American type designer, lettering artist, graphic designer, and educator (d. 1940)
1880 – Charles Christie, Canadian-American businessman, co-founded the Christie Film Company (d. 1955)
1885 – Vean Gregg, American baseball player (d. 1964)
1885 – Juhan Kukk, Estonian politician, Head of State of Estonia (d. 1942)
1885 – György Lukács, Hungarian philosopher and critic (d. 1971)
1885 – Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy, Dutch politician (d. 1961)
1887 – Gordon S. Fahrni, Canadian physician and golfer (d. 1995)
1889 – Herbert Yardley, American cryptologist and author (d. 1958)
1890 – Frank Murphy, American jurist and politician, 56th United States Attorney General (d. 1949)
1890 – Dadasaheb Torne, Indian director and producer (d. 1960)
1891 – Maurice Buckley, Australian sergeant, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1921)
1891 – Nella Larsen, Danish/African-American nurse, librarian, and author (d. 1964)
1891 – Robert Scholl, German accountant and politician (d. 1973)
1892 – Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, English air marshal (d. 1984)
1892 – Robert Watson-Watt, Scottish engineer, invented the Radar (d. 1973)
1894 – Arthur Fadden, Australian accountant and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1973)
1894 – Joie Ray, American runner (d. 1978)
1896 – Fred Barnett, English footballer (d. 1982)
1897 – Werner Voss, German lieutenant and pilot (d. 1917)
1899 – Alfred Mosher Butts, American architect and game designer, created Scrabble (d. 1993)
1899 – Harold Osborn, American high jumper and decathlete (d. 1975)
1900 – Sorcha Boru, American potter and ceramic sculptor (d. 2006)
1900 – Pierre Molinier, French painter and photographer (d. 1976)
1901 – Jacques Lacan, French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst (d. 1981)
1901 – Alan Watt, Australian public servant and diplomat, Australian Ambassador to Japan (d. 1988)
1902 – Philippe de Rothschild, French Grand Prix driver, playwright, and producer (d. 1988)
1902 – Marguerite Henry, American author (d. 1997)
1904 – David Robinson, English businessman and philanthropist (d. 1987)
1905 – Rae Johnstone, Australian jockey (d. 1964)
1906 – Samuel Beckett, Irish novelist, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1989)
1906 – Bud Freeman, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 1991)
1907 – Harold Stassen, American lawyer and politician, 25th Governor of Minnesota (d. 2001)
1909 – Stanislaw Ulam, Polish-American mathematician and academic (d. 1984)
1909 – Eudora Welty, American short story writer and novelist (d. 2001)
1911 – Ico Hitrec, Croatian footballer and manager (d. 1946)
1911 – Jean-Louis Lévesque, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1994)
1911 – Nino Sanzogno, Italian conductor and composer (d. 1983)
1913 – Dave Albritton, American high jumper and coach (d. 1994)
1913 – Kermit Tyler, American lieutenant and pilot (d. 2010)
1914 – Orhan Veli Kanık, Turkish poet and author (d. 1950)
1916 – Phyllis Fraser, Welsh-American actress, journalist, and publisher, co-founded Beginner Books (d. 2006)
1917 – Robert Orville Anderson, American businessman, founded Atlantic Richfield Oil Co. (d. 2007)
1917 – Bill Clements, American soldier, engineer, and politician, 15th United States Deputy Secretary of Defense (d. 2011)
1919 – Roland Gaucher, French journalist and politician (d. 2007)
1919 – Howard Keel, American actor and singer (d. 2004)
1919 – Madalyn Murray O'Hair, American activist, founded American Atheists (d. 1995)
1920 – Roberto Calvi, Italian banker (d. 1982)
1920 – Claude Cheysson, French lieutenant and politician, French Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 2012)
1920 – Liam Cosgrave, Irish lawyer and politician, 6th Taoiseach of Ireland (d. 2017)
1920 – Theodore L. Thomas, American chemical engineer, Patent attorney and writer (d. 2005)[2]
1922 – Heinz Baas, German footballer and manager (d. 1994)
1922 – John Braine, English librarian and author (d. 1986)
1922 – Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian politician and teacher, 1st President of Tanzania (d. 1999)
1922 – Valve Pormeister, Estonian architect (d. 2002)
1923 – Don Adams, American actor and director (d. 2005)
1923 – A. H. Halsey, English sociologist and academic (d. 2014)
1923 – Stanley Tanger, American businessman and philanthropist, founded the Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (d. 2010)
1924 – John T. Biggers, American painter (d. 2001)
1924 – Jack T. Chick, American author, illustrator, and publisher (d. 2016)
1924 – Stanley Donen, American film director and choreographer (d. 2019)
1926 – Ellie Lambeti, Greek actress (d. 1983)
1926 – John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough, English businessman (d. 2014)
1927 – Rosemary Haughton, English philosopher, theologian, and author
1927 – Antonino Rocca, Italian-American wrestler (d. 1977)
1927 – Maurice Ronet, French actor and director (d. 1983)
1928 – Alan Clark, English historian and politician, Minister of State for Trade (d. 1999)
1928 – Gianni Marzotto, Italian race car driver and businessman (d. 2012)
1929 – Marilynn Smith, American golfer
1931 – Anita Cerquetti, Italian soprano (d. 2014)
1931 – Robert Enrico, French director and screenwriter (d. 2001)
1931 – Dan Gurney, American race car driver and engineer (d. 2018)
1931 – Jon Stone, American composer, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1997)
1932 – Orlando Letelier, Chilean-American economist and politician, Chilean Minister of National Defense (d. 1976)
1933 – Ben Nighthorse Campbell, American soldier and politician
1934 – John Muckler, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager
1936 – Col Joye, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1936 – Pierre Rosenberg, French historian and academic
1937 – Edward Fox, English actor
1937 – Lanford Wilson, American playwright, co-founded the Circle Repertory Company (d. 2011)
1938 – Klaus Lehnertz, German pole vaulter
1938 – John Weston, English poet and diplomat
1939 – Seamus Heaney, Irish poet and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)
1939 – Paul Sorvino, American actor and singer
1940 – Mike Beuttler, Egyptian-English race car driver (d. 1988)
1940 – Lester Chambers, American singer and musician (The Chambers Brothers)
1940 – J. M. G. Le Clézio, Breton French-Mauritian author and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1940 – Vladimir Cosma, French composer, conductor and violinist
1940 – Jim McNab, Scottish footballer (d. 2006)
1940 – Max Mosley, English race car driver and engineer, co-founded March Engineering, former president of the FIA
1940 – Ruby Puryear Hearn, African-American biophysicist
1941 – Michael Stuart Brown, American geneticist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1941 – Margaret Price, Welsh opera soprano (d. 2011)
1941 – Jean-Marc Reiser, French author and illustrator (d. 1983)
1942 – Bill Conti, American composer and conductor
1943 – Alan Jones, Australian rugby coach, radio host, and educator
1943 – Billy Kidd, American skier
1943 – Tim Krabbé, Dutch journalist and author
1943 – Philip Norman, English journalist, author, and playwright
1944 – Franco Arese, Italian runner
1944 – Charles Burnett, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1944 – Jack Casady, American bass guitarist (Jefferson Airplane)
1944 – Susan Davis, Russian-American social worker and politician
1945 – Ed Caruthers, American high jumper
1945 – Tony Dow, American actor
1945 – Lowell George, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1979)
1945 – Bob Kalsu, American football player and lieutenant (d. 1970)
1945 – Judy Nunn, Australian actress and author
1946 – Al Green, American singer-songwriter, producer, and pastor
1947 – Rae Armantrout, American poet and academic
1947 – Mike Chapman, Australian-English songwriter and producer
1947 – Jean-Jacques Laffont, French economist and academic (d. 2004)
1947 – Yves Landry. Canadian cyclist
1948 – Nam Hae-il, South Korean admiral
1948 – Drago Jančar, Slovenian author and playwright
1948 – Mikhail Shufutinsky, Soviet and Russian singer, actor, TV presenter
1949 – Len Cook, New Zealand-English mathematician and statistician
1949 – Frank Doran, Scottish lawyer and politician
1949 – Christopher Hitchens, English-American essayist, literary critic, and journalist (d. 2011)
1949 – Ricardo Zunino, Argentinian race car driver
1950 – Ron Perlman, American actor
1950 – Tommy Raudonikis, Australian rugby league player and coach
1951 – Leszek Borysiewicz, Welsh immunologist and academic
1951 – Peabo Bryson, American singer-songwriter and producer
1951 – Peter Davison, English actor
1951 – Joachim Streich, German footballer and manager
1951 – Max Weinberg, American drummer
1952 – Sam Bush, American mandolin player
1952 – David Drew, English lawyer and politician
1952 – Gabrielle Gourdeau, Quebec writer (d. 2006)
1952 – Jonjo O'Neill, Irish jockey and trainer
1953 – Stephen Byers, English politician, Secretary of State for Transport
1953 – Dany Laferrière, Haitian-Canadian journalist and author
1954 – Jimmy Destri, American keyboard player and songwriter
1954 – Niels Olsen, Danish singer-songwriter and guitarist
1954 – Barbara Roche, English lawyer and politician, Minister of State for Immigration
1955 – Steve Camp, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1955 – Muwenda Mutebi II,The reigning King of Buganda Kingdom
1955 – Louis Johnson, American bass player and producer (d. 2015)
1955 – Lupe Pintor, Mexican boxer
1955 – Ole von Beust, German lawyer and politician, 1st Mayor of Hamburg
1956 – Possum Bourne, New Zealand race car driver (d. 2003)
1956 – Alan Devonshire, English footballer and manager
1956 – Edward Forbes Smiley III, American art thief and map dealer
1957 – Amy Goodman, American journalist and author
1957 – Saundra Santiago, American actress
1960 – Lyn Brown, English social worker and politician
1960 – Bob Casey, Jr., American lawyer and politician, senior senator of Pennsylvania
1960 – Olaf Ludwig, German cyclist and manager
1960 – Rudi Völler, German footballer and manager
1961 – Hiro Yamamoto, American bass player and songwriter
1962 – Hillel Slovak, Israeli-American guitarist (d. 1988)
1963 – Garry Kasparov, Russian chess player and author
1964 – Davis Love III, American golfer and sportscaster
1964 – Caroline Rhea, Canadian actress and comedian
1964 – John Swinney, Scottish businessman and politician, Deputy First Minister of Scotland
1965 – Patricio Pouchulu, Argentinian architect and educator
1966 – Ali Boumnijel, Tunisian footballer
1966 – Marc Ford, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1967 – Dana Barros, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
1967 – Michael Eisen, American biologist and academic
1967 – Olga Tañón, Puerto Rican-American singer-songwriter
1968 – Ted Washington, American football player
1969 – Dirk Muschiol, German footballer
1969 – Ha Wen, Chinese director
1970 – Monty Brown, American football player and wrestler
1970 – Gerry Creaney, Scottish footballer and manager
1970 – Nick Garrett, English singer
1970 – Szilveszter Csollány, Hungarian gymnast
1970 – Ricardo Rincón, Mexican-American baseball player
1970 – Ricky Schroder, American actor
1971 – Franck Esposito, French swimmer
1971 – Danie Mellor, Australian painter and sculptor
1971 – Bo Outlaw, American basketball player
1971 – Valensia, Dutch singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1972 – Mariusz Czerkawski, Polish ice hockey player and golfer
1972 – Aaron Lewis, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1974 – Valentina Cervi, Italian actress
1974 – Sergei Gonchar, Russian ice hockey player
1974 – Darren Turner, English race car driver
1974 – David Zdrilic, Australian footballer and manager
1975 – Jasey-Jay Anderson, Canadian snowboarder
1975 – Lou Bega, German singer-songwriter
1975 – Bruce Dyer, English footballer
1975 – Tatiana Navka, Russian ice dancer
1976 – Jonathan Brandis, American actor (d. 2003)
1976 – Patrik Eliáš, Czech-American ice hockey player
1976 – Glenn Howerton, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1977 – Margus Tsahkna, Estonian lawyer and politician
1978 – Arron Asham, Canadian ice hockey player
1978 – Carles Puyol, Spanish footballer
1978 – Raemon Sluiter, Dutch tennis player
1978 – Keydrick Vincent, American football player
1979 – Gréta Arn, Hungarian tennis player
1979 – Baron Davis, American basketball player
1979 – Tony Lundon, Irish singer-songwriter, producer, and dancer
1979 – Meghann Shaughnessy, American tennis player
1980 – Colleen Clinkenbeard, American voice actress, director, producer, and screenwriter
1980 – Jason Maguire, Irish jockey
1980 – Alan Melikdjanian, American independent filmmaker and YouTuber
1980 – Quentin Richardson, American basketball player
1981 – Nat Borchers, American soccer player
1981 – Gemma Doyle, Scottish politician
1982 – Nellie McKay, British-American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress
1983 – Claudio Bravo, Chilean footballer
1983 – Schalk Burger, South African rugby player
1983 – Nicole Cooke, Welsh cyclist
1983 – Hunter Pence, American baseball player
1983 – Magneto Dayo, America Rapper
1984 – Jarmo Ahjupera, Estonian footballer
1984 – Anders Lindegaard, Danish footballer
1985 – Anna Jennings-Edquist, Australian actress, director, and playwright
1985 – Algo Kärp, Estonian skier
1985 – Cody Nickson, American reality television personality
1986 – Michael Bingham, American-English sprinter
1986 – Lorenzo Cain, American baseball player
1987 – Brandon Hardesty, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1987 – Massimiliano Pesenti, Italian footballer
1987 – Allison Weiss, American singer-songwriter
1988 – Anderson, Brazilian footballer
1988 – Petteri Koponen, Finnish basketball player
1988 – Allison Williams, American actress and singer
1989 – Ryan Bailey, American sprinter
1989 – Dong Dong, Chinese trampolinist
1989 – Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova, Belarusian long jumper
1989 – Josh Reynolds, Australian rugby league player
1989 – Vladislav Yegin, Russian ice hockey player
1990 – Anastasija Sevastova, a professional tennis player from Latvia
1991 – Akeem Adams, Trinidadian footballer (d. 2013)
1991 – Ulises Dávila, Mexican footballer
1991 – Josh Gordon, American football player
1992 – Denis Kudryavtsev, Russian hurdler
1993 – Tony Wroten, American basketball player
1994 – Ángelo Henríquez, Chilean footballer
1994 – Elvis Merzļikins, Latvian ice hockey player

Source: wikipedia

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