Famous Birthdays on 12th April

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599 BC - Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism (d. 527 BC)
812 - Muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835)
1484 - Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546)
1500 - Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist
1526 - Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)
1550 - Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604)
1577 - Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)
1579 - Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France
1626 - Paul Hainlein, composer
1692 - Giuseppe Tartini, composer, Istria
1695 - Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht Neth)
1705 - William Cookworthy, English chemist (d. 1780)
1713 - Guillaume Thomas François Raynal, French writer (d. 1796)
1716 - Felice de' Giardini, composer
1722 - Pietro Nardini, composer
1724 - Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)
1726 - Charles Burney, English music historian (d. 1814)
1727 - Gaspare Gabellone, composer
1748 - Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, French botanist (d. 1836)
1760 - Juan Manuel Olivares, composer
1764 - Dirk van den Boetzelaer, regent of Holland
1769 - Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer
1777 - Henry Clay, [the Great Compromiser], US politician
1788 - Johann Erik Nordblom, composer
1791 - Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)
1792 - John George Lambton, London, statesman (1st Earl of Durham)
1793 - Ferdinand I KLJM, the Good Natured, Emperor of Austria/king of Hungary
1794 - Germinal P Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (geometry)
1796 - George N. Briggs, 19th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1861)
1799 - Henri Druey, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1855)
1801 - Henry de Cock, Dutch reformed vicar/secession leader
1801 - Josef Franz Karl Lanner, Austria, composer/violist
1802 - Francois MP Liberman, French relig leader (Congregation of Heart)
1815 - Henry Hugo Pierson, composer
1823 - Aleksandr Ostrovsky, Russian playwright (Artists & Admirers)
1827 - Edward Mollenhauer, composer
1831 - Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor
1831 - George Burgwyn Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1831 - Grenville Mellen Dodge, Major General (Union volunteers)
1838 - John Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician
1839 - Victorin de Joncieres, composer
1840 - Edmond Audran, composer
1848 - José Gautier Benítez, Puerto Rican poet (d. 1880)
1851 - Emil Liebling, composer
1852 - [Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician
1856 - William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)
1863 - Raul d'Avila Pompeia, Brazilian writer (Boarding School)
1868 - Akiyama Saneyuki, Japanese naval commander (d. 1918)
1869 - Henri-Desire Landru, French sex murderer
1871 - Ioannis Metaxas, Greek general/dictator (1936-41)
1878 - Richard B Goldschmidt, German/US zoologist
1879 - Frederick G Melcher, US, publisher/editor/founded children's book week
1883 - Imogen Cunningham, photographer (1965 ASMP award)
1883 - Dally Messenger, Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1959)
1884 - Otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922)
1884 - Tenby Davies, Welsh world champion runner (d. 1932)
1887 - Harold Lockwood, American actor (d. 1918)
1888 - Heinrich Neuhaus, Soviet musician (d. 1964)
1892 - Johnny Dodds, early jazz clarinettist
1894 - Francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese general/president (1951-58)
1898 - Grantley H Adams, president of Barbados
1898 - Lily Pons, Draguignan France, opera singer/actress (That Girl From Paris) (d. 1976)
1901 - Lowell Stockman, American representative (d. 1962)
1902 - Louis J M Beel, premier of Netherland (1946-48, 58-59)
1903 - Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969)
1904 - Harald James Penrose, pilot
1907 - Felix de Weldon, Austrian-born sculptor (d. 2003)
1907 - Hardie Gramatky, American author and animator (d. 1979)
1908 - Carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia
1908 - John T Hughes, Bishop to Forces
1908 - Virginia Cherrill, actress (Lake Extra, Brat, City Lights, Delicious)
1908 - Robert Lee Scott, Jr., American Air Force pilot (d. 2006)
1910 - Jorgen Rausch, German philosopher/author (End of the Playboys)
1911 - Darrell A Amyx, US archaeologist (Greek Ceramics)
1911 - Geoff Chubb, cricketer (S Afr pace bowler v England 1951-52 aged 40)
1911 - Mahmoud Younis, Suez Canal nationalization Engineer (d. 1976)
1912 - Eric Feldary, Budapest Hungary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep)
1912 - Georges Franju, France, director (Judex, L'homme sans visage)
1912 - Harold Maguire, British air marshal
1912 - Herbert Mills, singer, (Mills Brothers)
1912 - Walt Gorney, American actor (d. 2004)
1913 - Gabor Jodal, composer
1913 - Keiko Fukuda, Tokyo, Japan, martial artist, (d. 2013)
1914 - Armen Alchian, American economist
1915 - Emil [Theodore] Petaja, US, sci-fi author (Star Mill, Tramontane)
1916 - Brian Connell, writer/broadcaster
1916 - Beverly Cleary, American writer
1916 - Benjamin Libet, American scientist (d. 2007)
1917 - M Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957)
1917 - Vinoo Mankad, cricketer (India's greatest all-rounder to his time)
1917 - Helen Forrest, American singer (d. 1999)
1918 - 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire
1919 - Istvan Anhalt, composer, (d. 2012)
1919 - Lady Ricketts, CEO (Natl Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux)
1919 - Maurice Girodias, French publisher
1919 - Wilson Charles Geoffery Baldwin, hero
1919 - Billy Vaughn, American musician and bandleader (d. 1991)
1920 - H R Hewitt, CEO (Johnson Matthey)
1920 - Robert Fizdale, Chicago Illinois, pianist (Misia)
1921 - A W Mabbs, archivist
1923 - Ann Miller, [Lucille Ann Collier], Cherino, Tex, dancer (On the Town)
1923 - E C Meade, British chartered accountant
1924 - Julius Moormann, student/resistance fighter (WW II)
1924 - Sergiu Natra, composer
1924 - Peter Safar, Austrian physician (d. 2003)
1925 - Johnny Jordan, England, cameraman (You Only Live Twice) [or Feb 7]
1927 - Jane Withers, Ga, actress (All Together Now, Josephine the plumber)
1927 - Patrick Meehan, petty criminal
1928 - Brooklyn Supreme, Belgium, stallion, heaviest known horse (1450 kg)
1928 - Hardy Krüger, German actor
1929 - Elspet Gray, (Lady Rix), actress (4 Weddings & a Funeral, Solo, Tenko), (d. 2013)
1930 - Betty Clooney, Maysville Ky, singer (Jack Paar Show)
1930 - Bryan Magee, writer
1930 - Patrick Edmund Pery, 6th Earl of Limerick, Irish peer and public servant
1930 - Lou A de Graaf, Dutch asst secretary of Social Affairs (VDA)
1930 - Uwe Kitzinger, President (Templeton College, Oxford)
1930 - Manuel Neri, American artist
1931 - Billy Vaughn, Glasgow Ky, singer (Chapel by the Sea)
1931 - Martin Boykan, composer
1931 - Leonid Derbenyov, Russian poet-songwriter (d. 1995)
1932 - Henri Lazarof, composer
1932 - Jack Gelber, US, playwright (Connection, Apple)
1932 - Dennis Banks, American activist
1932 - Lakshman Kadirgamar, Sri Lankan politician (d. 2005)
1932 - Tiny Tim [ Herbert Khaury], New York, musician, (d. 1996)
1933 - Montserrat Caballé, Spanish soprano
1934 - Heinz Schneiter, Swiss footballer
1935 - Wendy Savage, obstetrician/gynaecologist
1936 - Charles Napier, actor (Night Stalker, Rambo)
1936 - Kennedy A Simmonds, premier (St Kitts & Nevis, 1983-95)
1937 - Igor Petrovich Volk, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-12)
1937 - Raymond Ceulemans, Belgian world champ billiards player
1939 - Alan Ayckbourn, London, playwright
1939 - Johnny Raper, Australian rugby league footballer
1940 - Herbie Hancock, Chicago, pianist (I Thought it Was You)
1940 - John Hagee, American pastor and televangelist
1941 - Julio B Euson, Aruban singer (I Use the Soap)
1941 - Bobby Moore, English footballer (d. 1993)
1942 - Bill Bryden, theatre director
1942 - Daniel Winslow Schmidt, composer
1942 - Frank Bank, Hollywood California, actor (Lumpy-Leave it to Beaver)
1942 - Carlos Reutemann, Argentine racing driver and politician
1943 - Charles Ludlam, NYC, playwright/actor (Big Easy)
1944 - John Kay [Joachim Krauledat], Tilsit, East Prussia, rock vocalist (Steppenwolf)
1944 - Karel Kryl, folk singer
1945 - Hilary Nicolle, educationist
1945 - Lee Jong-wook, Korean Director-General of the WHO (d. 2006)
1946 - Ed O'Neill, actor (Al Bundy-Married with Children)
1946 - Peter L de Baan, Dutch actor/director/playwright (Leonce & Lena)
1946 - René Krijnen, Dutch keyboardist (Les Baroques)
1947 - Dan Lauria, actor (Jack Arnold-Wonder Years) (1947 approx)
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1947 - Tom Clancy, Baltmore Maryland, American author
1947 - Antonin Kratochvil photographer
1948 - Raphick Jumadeen, cricketer (WI slow left-armer of the 70's)
1948 - Jeremy Beadle, English television presenter (d. 2008)
1948 - Joschka Fischer, Foreign Minister of Germany
1948 - Sandra "Lois" Reeves, American singer
1949 - Scott Turow, American writer
1950 - David Cassidy, NYC, singer/actor (Keith-Partridge Family)
1950 - Tom Werner, owner (SD Padres)/producer (Roseanne, Cosby Show)
1950 - Kari Palaste, Finnish architect
1950 - Flavio Briatore, Italian businessman and F1 team principal (Renault F1)
1951 - Jackson Spires, rock drummer (Blackfoot)
1952 - Alexis Arguello, Managua Nicaragua, featherweight boxer (1974 champ)
1952 - J D Nicholas, English guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores)
1952 - Ralph Wiley, American sports journalist (d. 2004)
1952 - Reuben Gant, American professional football player
1954 - Marvin Johnson, US, middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1972)
1954 - Pat Travers, Toronto, Ontario, Canadian rock guitarist (Puttin' it Straight)
1956 - Alexander Briley, vocalist (YMCA-Village People)
1956 - Andy Garcia, Cuba, actor (Stand & Deliver, 8 Million Ways to Die)
1956 - Doris EHP Baaten, Dutch actress (Sesame Street, Fien)
1956 - Herbert Grönemeyer, German singer
1958 - Tony James, rock bassist (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
1958 - Will Sergeant, rock guitarist (Echo & Bunnymen-Killing Moon)
1958 - Howard Stableford, English actor and host
1959 - Elissa Leeds, NYC, actress (Cissy-Dorothy)
1960 - Ron MacLean, Canadian sportscaster
1961 - D D Verni, heavy metal rocker (Overkill-Hello From the Gutter)
1961 - Julius Kariuki, Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Olympic-gold-1988)
1961 - Magda Szubanski, Australian actress
1962 - Art Alexakis, American musician
1962 - Takada Nobuhiko, Japanese wrestler
1964 - Mike Macfarlane, Stockton CA, catcher (KC Royals)
1964 - Amy Ray, American musician
1965 - Elaine Zayak, NJ, figure skater (Olympics-6th-1984)
1965 - Tom O'Brien, American actor-producer
1966 - Jeffrey Hunter, WLAF DE (London Monarchs)
1966 - Lorenzo White, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns)
1966 - Theo Blanco, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
1967 - Bobby Abrams, NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)
1967 - Donna Andrews, Lynchburg VA, LPGA golfer (1994 Nabisco Dinah Shore)
1967 - Kirk Everist, Houston Texas, water polo driver (Olympics-96)
1967 - Mellow Man Ace, Cuba, spanish rapper/actor (Only the Strong)
1968 - Adam Graves, Toronto, NHL left wing (NY Rangers)
1968 - Alicia Coppola, actress (Lorna Devon-Another World)
1968 - Neal Fort, CFL tackle (Montreal Alouettes)
1969 - Michael Jackson, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
1970 - Patrick Brugnoli, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)

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