Famous Birthdays on 25th August

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1530 - Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible], 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)
1561 - Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632)
1624 - François de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)
1662 - John Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724)
1664 - Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent
1718 - Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer
1724 - George Stubbs, England, animal painter (Horse Frightened by Lion)
1741 - Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792)
1744 - Johann G von Herder, German philosopher/theologist/poet
1758 - Franz Teyber, composer
1767 - Antoine Louis Léon de Richebourg de Saint-Just, French revolutionary and writer (d. 1794)
1775 - Charlotte J T, infant of Portugal (Court in Rio de Janeiro)
1786 - [Charles] Louis I, (Augustus), King of Bavaria (Lola Montez)
1788 - Cornelis J van Assen, Dutch jurist (Language of the Constitution)
1796 - James Lick, American land baron (d. 1876)
1803 - Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader
1811 - Joseph Dana Webster, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1812 - Percival Drayton, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1865
1819 - Allan Pinkerton, founded Chicago detective agency
Russian Tsar Ivan the TerribleRussian Tsar Ivan the Terrible (1530) 1823 - John Newton, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1825 - Henry Warner Birge, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1836 - Bret Harte, US, author (Outcasts of Poker Flat)
1841 - Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, thyroid specialist (Nobel 1909)
1845 - Ludwig II, mad king of Bavaria (1864-86)
1846 - Louise J Gautier, French poetess
1851 - [Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands
1860 - George Fawcett, US actor (Intolerance)
1867 - James W. Gerard, American jurist and diplomat (d. 1951)
1868 - Nikolaos Levidis, Greek shooter
1877 - Joshua L Cowen, inventor (electric train)
1880 - Robert E Stolz, Austrian composer/conductor (...smaller guard)
1882 - Seán T. O'Kelly, Irish politician (d. 1966)
1887 - Olav Fartein Valen, composer
1891 - Alberto Savinio, [Andrea de Chirico], Italian writer/composer
1891 - Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer
1891 - Samuel Gardner, composer
1893 - Henry Trendley Dean, American dental researcher (d. 1962)
1896 - Dick Ryan, CT, actor (For Heaven's Sake, Born to be Bad)
1897 - Jaroslav Ridky, composer
1898 - Helmut Hasse, German mathematician (d. 1975)
1898 - Arthur Wood, England cricketer (d. 1973)
1900 - Mary Bruce, dance Teacher
1901 - Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright/director (Tivoli)
1902 - Stefan Wolpe, Berlin Germany, composer (Zeus & Elidco)
1903 - Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian/US psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment)
1903 - Arpad Elo, American chess writer (d. 1992)
1905 - Undine Smith Moore, composer
1905 - Faustina Kowalska, Polish mystic (d. 1938)
1906 - Eugen Gerstenmaier, German politician (CDU)
1906 - Mollie Panter-Downes, writer
1906 - William J Brennan, Newark, supreme court justice (1957-90) [or 4/25]
1906 - Jim Smith, England cricketer (d. 1979)
1907 - Desmond Flower, publisher
1908 - Esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist
1908 - Philip Coolidge, Concord MA, actor (I Want to Live, Tingler)
1909 - Arwel Hughes, composer
1909 - Michael Rennie, England, actor (Robe, Klatuu-Day the Earth Stood Still)
1910 - Ruby Keeler, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canadian actress, singer, and dancer (Dames, 42nd Street)
1910 - J B Charles, [Willem H Nagel], criminologist/writer
1910 - Pierre Musy, Switzerland, 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1936)
1910 - Dorothea Tanning, Galesburg, Illinios, artist (Nachtmusik,1943, Night Shadow, 1945), (d. 2012)
1911 - Jacopo Napoli, composer
1911 - Vo Nguyen Giap (Võ Nguyên Giáp), Vietnamese general and statesman, (d. 2013)
1912 - Erich Honecker, Germany, Pres (East Germany)
1913 - Walt Kelly, cartoonist, creator (Pogo)
1913 - Don DeFore, American actor (d. 1993)
1914 - Alexei Haieff, Blagovestchensk Siberia, composer (Princess Zondilda)
1915 - Walter Trampler, Munich Germany, violist (Beaux Arts Trio)
1916 - Erich Von Stroheim Jr, actor/director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd)
1916 - Frederic Robbins, US bacteriologist
1916 - Van Johnson, Newport RI, actor (Brigadoon) always wore red socks
1916 - Frederick Chapman Robbins, American pediatrician and virologist; Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2003)
1916 - Saburo Sakai, Japanese aviator (d. 2000)
1917 - Don Defore, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie & Harriet)
1917 - Mel Ferrer, Elberon New Jersey, American actor (Longest Day, Eaten Alive, 5th Floor)
1918 - Leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story)
1918 - Richard Greene, Plymouth England, composer/actor (Adv of Robin Hood)
1919 - George C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate
1920 - Jef Diederen, Dutch painter
1921 - Brian Moore, Ireland, novelist (Catholics, Doctor's Wife)
1921 - Bryce Mackasey, Canadian politician (d. 1999)
1922 - Ronnie Potsdammer, Dutch singer/song writer/programmer
1923 - Monty Hall, Winnipeg Canada, TV game show host (Lets Make a Deal)
1925 - Thea Astley, Australian writer, (d. 2004)
1927 - Althea Gibson, Silver SC, 1st black tennis champion in a major event
1928 - Karl Korte, composer
1928 - Darrell Johnson, American baseball player (d. 2004)
1930 - Ariana CE Amsberg, Dutch publicist/actress (Aside, Sekstant)
1930 - Page Johnson, WV, actress (Passages from Finnegan's Wake)
Actor Sean ConneryActor Sean Connery (1930) 1930 - Sean Connery, Edinburgh Scotland, actor (James Bond)
1930 - Graham Jarvis, Toronto, Ontario, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Misery)
1930 - Bruce Allpress, New Zealand actor
1931 - Regis Philbin, Bronx, New York, American talk & game show host (Joey Bishop Show, Live with Regis & Kathie Lee)
1932 - Anatoli Yakovlevich Kartashov, Russia, cosmonaut
1933 - Tom Skerritt, Detroit Mich, actor (Ryan's Four, Alien, Big Bad Mama)
1933 - Wayne Shorter, rocker (Weather Report)
1934 - John Stears, Middlesex England, special effects expert (Dr No)
1934 - Valery F Bykovsky, USSR, cosmonaut (Vostok V, Soyuz 22, 31/39)
1934 - Lise Bacon, French Canadian politician
1934 - Eddie Ilarde, Filipino disk jockey, television host, and Senator
1935 - David Canary, Elwood Ind, actor (Peyton Place, Candy-Bonanza)
1935 - Lones Wigger, Great Falls Mont, shooter (Oly-gold/silver-1964, 72)
1935 - Charles Wright, American poet
1938 - Frederick Forsyth, author (Day of the Jackal, Deceiver, Odessa File)
1938 - David Canary, American actor
1939 - John Badham, Luton England, director (Dracula, Short Circuit)
1939 - Liselot[te JM] Beekmeyer, actress (Issue Blum)
1940 - Jose Van Dam, Brussels Belgium, bass-baritone (Francois d'Assisif)
1941 - Shirley Carter Burden, patrician
1942 - Imogen Hassall, Surrey England, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng)
1942 - Margaret L Thompson Murdock, US, small bore rifle (Olympic-silver-76)
1942 - Nathen Deal, (Rep-D-Georgia)
1942 - Walter Williams, US, rock vocalist (O'Jays-Use to Be My Girl)
1944 - Anthony Heald, New Rochelle NY, actor (Orphans, Silence of Lambs)
1944 - Sherley Anne Williams, US literary (Dessa Rose)
1944 - Conrad Black, newspaper magnate
1946 - Larry LaRocco, (Rep-D-Idaho)
1946 - Rollie Fingers, relief pitcher (Oakland Athletics, MVP/Cy Young-1981)
1946 - Charles Ghigna (Father Goose), American poet and Children's Author
1946 - Charlie Sanders, American football player
1947 - Anne Archer, LA Cal, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games)
1947 - Wim J van Gelder, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1949 - Gene Simmons, [Chaim Witz], Haifa Israel, rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)
1949 - John Savage, Old Bethpage NY, actor (Deer Hunter, Maria's Lovers)
1949 - Martin Amis, English novelist
1949 - Fariborz Lachini, Canadian-Iranian composer
1950 - Willy Deville, NYC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Mink Deville)
1950 - Charles Fambrough, American jazz musician
1951 - Rob Halford, heavy metal (Judas Priest-Got Another Thing) [or Oct 25]
1952 - Duleep Mendis, cricketer (big-hitting Sri Lankan batsman of 80's)
1952 - Geoff Downes, English keyboardist (Buggles, Yes, Asia)
1954 - Elvis Costello, [Declan Patrick McManus], Lon, rock vocalist (Allison)
1954 - Gilbert "Gibus" Duclos-Lassalle, French cyclist
1954 - Martin Jourard, keyboardist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
1955 - Vijayakanth, Tamil actor and politician
1956 - Matt Aitken, rocker (Stock Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)
1956 - Henri Toivonen, Finnish rally driver (d.1986)
1957 - Sikander Bakht, cricketer (Pakistani change bowler late 70's)
1958 - Christian LeBlanc, NC, actor (Michael Baldwin-Young & Restless)
1958 - Saskia van Orly, Dutch singer (Tambourine)
Film Director Tim BurtonFilm Director Tim Burton (1958) 1958 - Tim Burton, Burbank California, American film director (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands)
1960 - Ashley Crow, American actress
1961 - Billy Ray Cyrus, Flatwoods Ky, country singer (Achy Breaky Heart)
1961 - Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, Manchester England, actress (Kill Me Again)
1962 - Dan Turk, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)
1962 - Mazzi Rawd, heavy metal rocker
1962 - Ron Heller, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1962 - Shahid Mahboob, cricketer (batted in one Test for Pakistan 1989)
1962 - Vivian Campbell, heavy metal rocker (White Snake-Here I Go Again)
1962 - David Packer, American actor
1963 - James Backhouse, British artist
1964 - Blair Underwood, Tacomma Wash, actor (Jonathan-LA Law, High Incident)
1964 - Morgan Englund, actor (Dylan Lewis-Guiding Light)
1964 - Timothy Nicholson, journalist
1964 - Maxim Kontsevich, Russian mathematician
1964 - Vassilios Kotronias, Greek chess grandmaster
1964 - Marti Noxon, American television writer and producer
1965 - Cornelius Bennett, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills)
1965 - Kathleen Horvath, Chicago Illinois, tennis player (French Open Jr 1980)
1965 - Nate Odomes, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
1965 - Sanjeev Sharma, cricketer (Indian pace bowler 1988-89)
1965 - Mia Zapata, American singer (The Gits) (d. 1993)
1966 - Albert Belle, Shreveport LA, outfielder (Indians, White Sox)
1966 - Derek Sherinian, American keyboardist
1966 - Robert Maschio, American Actor ("The Todd" in Scrubs)
1967 - Jeff Tweedy, American singer (Wilco)
1968 - Dave Thomas, NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1968 - Rafet El Roman, Turkish singer and composer
1968 - Stuart Murdoch, Scottish musician (Belle & Sebastian)
1968 - Takeshi Ueda, Japanese singer and composer
1968 - Spider One, American musician (Powerman 5000)
1969 - Catriona Matthew, Edinburgh Scotland, golfer (1995 British Open-12th)
1969 - Derek Fung, Hong Kong, Canadian Tour golfer
1969 - Elly Hakami, San Francisco CA, tennis star
1969 - Mike Gisler, corner (New England Patriots)
1969 - Mike Jones, NFL defensive end (NE Patriots)
1969 - Vivek Razdan, cricket pace bowler (Indian Test 1989-90)
1970 - Claudia Schiffer, Rheinbach Germany, super model (Elle, Rolling Stone)
1970 - Debbie Graham, Walnut Creek California, tennis star (1993 Taranto doubles)
1970 - Doug Glanville, Hackensack NJ, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
1970 - Katherine "Katie" Scanlon, Fairfield Ct, rower (Olympics-96)
1970 - Robert Horry, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Houston Rockets)
1970 - Ronald Waterreus, soccer player (Roda JC, PSV)
1970 - Jo Dee Messina, American country music singer
1971 - Makoto Kawahira, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
1971 - Michael Chack, Toms River NJ, figure skater (1997 Pac Coast Sr champ)
1971 - Quintis "Chico" Ristie, Suriname radio host
1971 - Mike Lockwood, professional wrestler (d. 2003)
1971 - Thalia Sodi, Mexican actress and singer
1972 - Bryan Stoltenberg, corner (NY Giants)
1972 - Marlo Perry, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
1972 - Marvin Harrison, wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
1972 - Tony Dumas, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks)
1973 - Fatih Akin, Turkish-German film director
1974 - Chris Mantilla, West Palm Beach Fla, diver (Olympics-96)
1974 - Darren Benson, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
1974 - Mike Jenkins, wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)
1974 - Eric Millegan, American actor
1974 - Dave Luza, Dutch comedian
1975 - Molly Tuter, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury)

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