Celebrating Today’s Famous Birthdays: 13th November – A Tribute to Remarkable Individuals

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Celebrating Today’s Famous Birthdays: 13th November – A Tribute to Remarkable Individuals

Welcome, dear readers! It brings me great joy to present a heartfelt tribute to the remarkable individuals born on this significant date. Today, we commemorate the birth anniversary of a diverse array of extraordinary personalities who have left an indelible mark on the world.

Year Person
1449 Sidonie of Poděbrady, daughter of King of Bohemia (d. 1510)
1487 John III of Pernstein, Bohemian land-owner, Governor of Moravia and Count of Kladsko (d. 1548)
1501 Anna of Oldenburg, Regent of East Frisia (d. 1575)
1531 Richard Topcliffe, English torturer (died 1604)
1567 Maurice, Prince of Orange (d. 1625)
1601 John Eudes, French priest and missionary (d. 1680)
1650 William III of England, Prince of Orange, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (d. 1702)
1663 Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow, German organist and composer (d. 1712)
1719 Leopold Mozart, Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1787)
1765 Robert Fulton, American engineer, invented the steamboat (d. 1815)
1771 Marie François Xavier Bichat, French anatomist and physiologist (d. 1802)
1776 Henri Dutrochet, French physician, botanist, and physiologist (d. 1847)
1777 Nathaniel Claiborne, American farmer and politician (d. 1859)
1778 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1837)
1779 Adam Oehlenschläger, Danish poet and playwright (d. 1850)
1797 Charles Lyell, Scottish geologist and lawyer (d. 1875)
1803 Jacob Abbott, American author (d. 1879)
1805 Fanny Mendelssohn, German pianist and composer (d. 1847)
1812 Aleardo Aleardi, Italian poet (d. 1878)
1812 Maria Cristina of Savoy (d. 1836)
1816 John Curwen, English minister and educator (d. 1880)
1828 James B. McPherson, American general (d. 1864)
1838 August Šenoa, Croatian author, poet, and critic (d. 1881)
1840 Claude Monet, French painter (d. 1926)
1856 Madeleine Lemoyne Ellicott, American activist (d. 1945)
1861 Frederick Jackson Turner, American historian and author (d. 1932)
1863 Leo Baekeland, Belgian-American chemist and engineer (d. 1944)
1869 John Lumsden, Irish physician, founded the St. John Ambulance Brigade of Ireland (d. 1944)
1875 Gregorio del Pilar, Filipino general and politician (d. 1899)
1875 Jakob Schaffner, Swiss author and activist (d. 1944)
1877 Norman Brookes, Australian tennis player (d. 1968)
1878 Julie Manet, French painter and art collector (d. 1966)
1878 Leopold Staff, Ukrainian-Polish poet and academic (d. 1957)
1883 Ado Birk, Estonian lawyer and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Estonia (d. 1942)
1889 Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of India (d. 1964)
1891 Frederick Banting, Canadian physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)
1895 Walter Jackson Freeman II, American physician and psychiatrist (d. 1972)
1897 John Steuart Curry, American painter and academic (d. 1946)
1898 Benjamin Fondane, Romanian-French philosopher, poet, and critic (d. 1944)
1900 Aaron Copland, American composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1990)
1904 Harold Haley, American lawyer and judge (d. 1970)
1904 Harold Larwood, English-Australian cricketer (d. 1995)
1904 Dick Powell, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1963)
1905 John Henry Barbee, American singer and guitarist (d. 1964)
1906 Louise Brooks, American actress and dancer (d. 1985)
1907 Howard W. Hunter, American religious leader, 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1995)
1907 Astrid Lindgren, Swedish author and screenwriter (d. 2002)
1907 William Steig, American author, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 2003)
1908 Joseph McCarthy, American captain, lawyer, and politician (d. 1957)
1910 Rosemary DeCamp, American actress and singer (d. 2001)
1910 Eric Malpass, English author (d. 1996)
1912 Barbara Hutton, American philanthropist (d. 1979)
1912 Tung-Yen Lin, Chinese-American engineer, designed the Guandu Bridge (d. 2003)
1915 Mabel Fairbanks, American figure skater and coach (d. 2001)
1915 Martha Tilton, American singer and actress (d. 2006)
1916 Roger Apéry, Greek-French mathematician and academic (d. 1994)
1916 Sherwood Schwartz, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2011)
1917 Park Chung-hee, South Korean general and politician, 3rd President of South Korea (d. 1979)
1918 John Bromwich, Australian tennis player (d. 1999)
1919 Johnny Desmond, American singer (d. 1985)
1919 Lisa Otto, German soprano and actress (d. 2013)
1921 Ea Jansen, Estonian historian and academic (d. 2005)
1921 Brian Keith, American actor and director (d. 1997)
1922 Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and diplomat, 6th Secretary General of the United Nations (d. 2016)
1922 Veronica Lake, American actress and singer (d. 1973)
1924 Leonid Kogan, Ukrainian-Russian violinist and educator (d. 1982)
1925 Stirling Colgate, American physicist and academic (d. 2013)
1925 James Mellaart, English archaeologist and author (d. 2012)
1927 Lawrie Barratt, English businessman, founded Barratt Developments (d. 2012)
1927 Bart Cummings, Australian horse trainer (d. 2015)
1927 McLean Stevenson, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1996)
1927 Narciso Yepes, Spanish guitarist and composer (d. 1997)
1928 Kathleen Hughes, American actress
1929 Shirley Crabtree, English wrestler (d. 1997)
1929 Jimmy Piersall, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2017)
1930 Peter Katin, English pianist and academic (d. 2015)
1930 Monique Mercure, Canadian actress
1930 Michael Robbins, English actor (d. 1992)
1930 Edward Higgins White, American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 1967)
1932 Gunter Sachs, German astrologer and photographer (d. 2011)
1933 Fred Haise, American pilot, engineer, and astronaut
1934 Dave Mackay, Scottish-English footballer and manager (d. 2015)
1934 Ellis Marsalis, Jr., American pianist and educator
1934 Catherine McGuinness, Irish lawyer, judge, and politician
1935 Michael Busselle, English photographer and author (d. 2006)
1935 Hussein of Jordan (d. 1999)
1935 Lefteris Papadopoulos, Greek songwriter and journalist
1936 Carey Bell, American singer and harmonica player (d. 2007)
1936 Freddie Garrity, English singer and actor (d. 2006)
1937 Alan J. W. Bell, English director and producer
1937 Murray Oliver, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2014)
1939 Wendy Carlos, American keyboard player and composer
1942 Manon Cleary, American painter and academic (d. 2011)
1942 Natalia Gutman, Russian cellist and educator
1943 Peter Norton, American programmer and author
1944 Karen Armstrong, English author and academic
1944 David Nash, English sculptor and academic
1944 Mike Katz, American bodybuilder and football player
1945 Louise Ellman, English academic and politician
1945 Brett Lunger, American race car driver
1945 Sue Williams, American actress and model (d. 1969)
1946 Roland Duchâtelet, Belgian businessman and politician
1947 Bharathan, Indian director and screenwriter (d. 1998)
1947 P. J. O’Rourke, American political satirist and journalist
1947 Nat Young, Australian surfer and author
1947 Buckwheat Zydeco, American accordion player (d. 2016)
1948 Paul Dacre, English journalist
1948 Michael Dobbs, English author and politician
1948 Robert Ginty, American actor and producer (d. 2009)
1948 Charles, Prince of Wales
1949 Raúl di Blasio, Argentinian pianist, composer, and producer
1949 Enzo Cucchi, Italian painter
1949 Gary Grubbs, American actor
1949 Ryo Hayami, Japanese actor
1949 James Young, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1950 Sarah Radclyffe, English production manager and producer
1951 Stephen Bishop, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1951 Leszek Cichy, Polish mountaineer
1951 Zhang Yimou, Chinese actor, director, producer, and cinematographer
1952 Dimitra Galani, Greek singer, composer and songwriter
1952 Johnny A., American guitarist and songwriter
1952 Maggie Roswell, American voice actress and singer
1953 Tim Bowler, English author
1953 Dominique de Villepin, Moroccan-French lawyer and politician, 167th Prime Minister of France
1954 Willie Hernandez, Puerto Rican baseball player
1954 Bernard Hinault, French cyclist
1954 Condoleezza Rice, American political scientist, academic, and politician, 66th United States Secretary of State
1954 Eliseo Salazar, Chilean race car driver
1954 Yanni, Greek-American pianist, composer, and producer
1955 Philip Egan, English bishop
1955 Jack Sikma, American basketball player and coach
1956 Babette Babich, American philosopher, author, and scholar
1956 Avi Cohen, Israeli footballer and manager (d. 2010)
1956 Peter R. de Vries, Dutch journalist and producer
1956 Steve Stockman, American accountant and politician
1956 Valerie Jarrett, American government official
1957 Donald Canfield, American geologist and academic
1957 Michael J. Fitzgerald, American author
1959 Paul Attanasio, American screenwriter and producer
1959 Paul McGann, English actor
1959 Chris Woods, English footballer, coach, and manager
1960 Tom Judson, American actor and composer
1960 Remi Moses, English footballer and coach
1961 Antonio Flores, Spanish singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1995)
1961 D. B. Sweeney, American actor
1962 Laura San Giacomo, American actress
1962 Josh Silver, American keyboard player and producer
1962 Harland Williams, Canadian-American actor and screenwriter
1964 Bill Hemmer, American journalist
1964 Joseph Simmons, American hip-hop artist
1964 Patrick Warburton, American actor and comedian
1966 Charles Hazlewood, English conductor
1966 Petra Rossner, German cyclist
1966 Curt Schilling, American baseball player and sportscaster
1967 Letitia Dean, English actress and singer
1967 Nina Gordon, American singer-songwriter
1967 Leo Kunnas, Estonian colonel and author
1969 Butch Walker, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1970 Brendan Benson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1970 David Wesley, American basketball player and sportscaster
1971 Adam Gilchrist, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
1971 Vikas Khanna, Indian chef and author
1971 Marco Leonardi, Australian-Italian actor
1972 Matt Bloom, American wrestler, trainer, and sportscaster
1972 Josh Duhamel, American model and actor
1972 Edyta Górniak, Polish singer
1972 Martin Pike, Australian footballer and coach
1972 Aaron Taylor, American football player and sportscaster
1972 Dariusz Żuraw, Polish footballer and manager
1973 Betsy Brandt, American actress
1974 Adina Howard, American singer-songwriter and chef
1974 David Moscow, American actor
1974 Joe Principe, American singer and bass player
1975 Travis Barker, American drummer, songwriter, and producer
1975 Luiz Bombonato Goulart, Brazilian footballer
1975 Stephen Guarino, American actor
1975 Gary Vaynerchuk, Russian-American businessman and critic
1977 Obie Trice, American rapper and producer
1978 Michala Banas, New Zealand actress and singer
1978 Delphine Chanéac, French model and actress
1979 Carl Hayman, New Zealand rugby player
1979 Mavie Hörbiger, German-Austrian actress
1979 Olga Kurylenko, Ukrainian-French model and actress
1979 Pushkar Lele, Indian singer
1979 Moitheri Ntobo, Lesothan footballer
1979 Miguel Sabah, Mexican footballer
1980 Brock Pierce, American actor and businessman
1980 Brooke Satchwell, Australian model and actress
1981 Vanessa Bayer, American actress
1981 Tom Ferrier, English race car driver
1981 Russell Tovey, English actor
1982 Boosie Badazz, American rapper
1982 Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai
1982 Kyle Orton, American football player
1983 Guillermo Moscoso, American baseball player
1983 Naqqash Tahir, English cricketer
1983 Chelsea Wolfe, American singer-songwriter
1984 Lisa De Vanna, Australian footballer
1984 Courtney Johns, Australian footballer
1984 Marija Šerifović, Serbian singer
1985 Thomas Vermaelen, Belgian footballer
1987 Giorgos Georgiadis, Greek footballer
1988 Chiyotairyū Hidemasa, Japanese sumo wrestler
1988 Michael Cox, American football player
1988 Nanase Hoshii, Japanese singer and actress
1988 Takurō Ōno, Japanese actor
1989 Vlad Chiricheș, Romanian footballer
1989 T. Y. Hilton, American football player
1989 Jake Livermore, English footballer
1989 The Ready Set, American singer-songwriter
1990 Roman Bürki, Swiss footballer
1990 Jessica Jacobs, Australian actress and singer (d. 2008)
1990 Tereza Mrdeža, Croatian tennis player
1991 Taylor Hall, Canadian ice hockey player
1991 Graham Patrick Martin, American actor
1992 Nathan Fox, English footballer
1993 Hymel Hunt, New Zealand rugby league player
1993 Francisco Lindor, Puerto Rican baseball player
1993 Shūhei Nomura, Japanese actor
1993 Samuel Umtiti, French footballer
1996 Borna Ćorić, Croatian tennis player

As we come to the end of this tribute to today’s famous birthdays, let us carry forward the inspiration and lessons gleaned from these exceptional individuals. Their journeys remind us that with determination, passion, and resilience, we can leave our own unique imprint on the world. May their stories serve as a guiding light, igniting the spark within each of us to pursue greatness and make a positive impact.

Stay tuned for more insightful posts dedicated to celebrating the lives and contributions of notable personalities. Their stories continue to resonate and inspire, shaping the course of history and leaving an unforgettable legacy for generations to come. Until next time, may the spirit of these extraordinary individuals continue to guide and inspire you on your own remarkable journey.

Laila is a seasoned content writer at USInsightNews, renowned for her captivating storytelling and incisive analysis. Outside of her professional endeavors, Laila can be found exploring new literary works, immersing herself in nature, and advocating for the power of education in empowering communities.

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