Famous Birthdays on 1st December

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1081 - Louis VI of France (d. 1137)
1083 - Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian (d. 1153)
1521 - Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)
1525 - Tadeáš Hájek, Czech physician and astronomer (d. 1600)
1549 - Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)
1566 - Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen
1573 - Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile
1580 - Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (d. 1637)
1605 - Juan de Padilla, composer
1634 - John-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter
1671 - Keill, mathematician
1671 - Francesco Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius
1690 - Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, Lord Chancellor of England (d. 1764)
1709 - Franz Xaver Richter, composer
1712 - Bernhard Christian Weber, composer
1716 - Etienne-Maurice Falconet, French sculptor (d. 1791)
1722 - A L Karschin, writer
1724 - Charles Theodoor, elector (Palts & Bayern)
1724 - Dismas Hatas, composer
1726 - Eggert Olafsson, Icelandic writer
1726 - Oliver Wolcott, US judge/signer (Declar of Independence)
1729 - Giuseppe Sarti, composer
1743 - Martin H Klaproth, German chemist (uranium)
1766 - Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin, Russian writer (d. 1826)
1779 - Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer
1781 - Charles Philippe Lafont, composer
1784 - Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer
1787 - Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer
1792 - Lobachevsky, mathematician
1810 - Joseph Gungl, composer
1814 - August Rockel, composer
1823 - Ernest Reyer, composer
1826 - William Mahone, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895
1832 - Archibald Gracie Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1835 - Micah Jenkins, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1844 - Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain/Ireland
1844 - Alfred Cellier, composer
1847 - Agathe Grondahl, composer
1850 - Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer
1869 - Eligiusz Niewiadomski, Polish assassin of Gabriel Narutowicz (d. 1923)
1871 - Archie MacLaren, cricketer (424 Lancashire v Somerset 1895)
1873 - Charles JM Ruys de Beerenbrouck, premier of Neth (1918-25, 29-33)
1873 - Valery Bryusov, Russian poet (d. 1924)
1874 - Dominicus Johner, composer
1876 - Johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress (Boefje)
1878 - Arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65)
1883 - Romanos Hovakimi Melik'yan, composer
1884 - Torben Myer, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Girl Who Came Back)
1884 - Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, German painter (d. 1976)
1885 - Guy de Lioncourt, composer
1886 - Jack Crawford, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1905-08)
1886 - Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet (Fugitives & Constants)
1886 - Rex Stout, Noblesville Indiana, American mystery writer (Nero Wolf novels)
1886 - Willem E Crown, Antillian writer
1891 - Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer (wreck laws)
1893 - Ernst Toller, writer
1893 - Herman Griffith, cricketer (pioneering WI pace bowler)
1895 - Henry Williamson, English author (d. 1977)
1896 - Petko Staynov, composer
1897 - Manuel A Neat, Curacaos author (Nobleza di Coerazon)
1898 - Cyril Ritchard, Sydney Australia, actor (Peter Pan, Hans Brinker)
1899 - Robert Welch, found John Birch Society
1901 - Dorothy James, composer
1901 - Ilona Feher, Hungarian-Jewish violinist (d. 1988)
1902 - Morris "Red" Badgro, Wash, NFL hall of famer (Yanks, Giants, Dodgers)
1904 - W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president
1905 - Charles Finney, US, author (Circus of Dr Lao)
1905 - Ida Carroll, musician
1905 - Alexander Wilson, Canadian and Notre Dame athlete (d. 1994)
1906 - Jean Cartan, composer
1908 - Georgios Kasassoglou, Greek musician (d. 1984)
1909 - Jan Koplowitz, writer
1910 - Dame Markova, [Alicia Lilian Alice Marks], London, ballerina
1910 - Joel Fluellen, LA, actor (Burning Cross, Learning Tree)
1910 - Louis Slotin, Winnipeg Manitoba, Canadian Physicist and Chemist (Manhattan Project, Los Alamos) who assembled the plutonium core for 'Trinity', the first detonated atomic device
1911 - Walter Alston, baseball manager (Dodgers)
1911 - Calvin Griffith, Canadian-born baseball executive (d. 1999)
1912 - Minoru Yamasaki, architect (World Trade Center, NY)
1912 - Terence Beckles, pianist/teacher
Actress Mary MartinActress Mary Martin (1913) 1913 - Mary Martin, Weatherford Tx, actress (Peter Pan) Larry Hagman's mom
1914 - Dame Alicia Markova, ballerina (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1925-32)
1914 - Johnny Johnston, St Louis Mo, singer (Make that Spare)
1917 - Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944)
1917 - William Tracy, Pitts, actor (To the Shores of Tripoli)
1918 - Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1919 - Anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81)
1919 - Ike Isaacs, guitarist
1921 - Ralph Manza, SF California, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart)
1922 - Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)
1922 - Paul Picerni, NYC, actor (Agent Lee Hobson-Untouchables)
1922 - Vsevolod Bobrov, Soviet ice hockey player (d. 1979)
1923 - Stansfield Turner, CIA director
1923 - Morris, Belgian cartoonist (Lucky Luke) (d. 2001)
1925 - Jaime Mendoza-Nava, composer
1925 - Jordan Klein, Miami Fla, cameraman/director (Thunderball)
1925 - Martin Rodbell, American scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)
1926 - Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds)
1926 - Keith Michell, Adelaide Australia, actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII)
1926 - Robert Symonds, Bristow Oklahoma, actor (Robert E. Lee-Blue & Gray)
1927 - Grant Beglarian, composer
1929 - David Doyle, Omaha, Nebraska, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Rugrats)
1929 - Alan Mouncer, film director/producer
1929 - Dick Shawn, Buffalo NY, actor (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel)
1929 - Emily McLaughlin, White Plains NY, actress (Jessie-General Hospital)
1929 - Leon Biriotti, composer
1930 - Joachim Hoffmann, German historian (d. 2002)
1931 - Jimmy Lyons, American musician (d. 1986)
1931 - Jim Nesbitt, singer (d. 2007)
1932 - Robert T Herres, Denver Colorado, USAF/astronaut
1932 - Matt Monro, English singer (d. 1985)
1933 - Fujiko F. Fujio, Japanese cartoon artist (d. 1996)
1933 - Lou Rawls, Chicago Illinois, vocalist (Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man), (d. 2006)
1934 - Billy Paul, Phila, singer (Me & Mrs Jones)
1934 - Hilly Axwijk, Suriname social worker
1935 - Roger Christian, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
Actor, Screenwriter & Director Woody AllenActor, Screenwriter & Director Woody Allen (1935) 1935 - Woody Allen, [Allen Konigsberg], Bkln, actor (Zelig, Annie Hall)
1937 - Gordon Crosse, Bury Lancashire England, composer (Grace of Todd)
1937 - Chuck Low, American actor
1937 - Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, 6th President of Latvia
1938 - Bill Playle, cricketer (NZ batsman in 8 Tests without distinction)
1938 - Sandy Nelson, Santa Monica, 50s rocker (Teen Beat, All Night Long)
1939 - Dianne Lennon, Los Angeles California, singer (Lennon Sisters)
1939 - Lee Buck Trevino, Dallas Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1968, 71)
1940 - Matthias Habich, actor (Straight to the Heart, A Corps Perdu)
1940 - Mike Denness, cricketer (England batsman & captain mid-70s), (d. 2013)
1940 - Richard Pryor, Ill, comedian/actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy)
1940 - Ron Finn, Toronto, NHL linesman
1942 - John Crowley, US, sci-fi author (Deep, Beasts, Novelty)
1942 - Peter Kalikow, Queens NYC, real estate developer/publisher (NY Post)
1943 - Nicholas Peter Negroponte, NYC, founder/director (Media Lab at MIT)
1943 - Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic-gold-1964)
1944 - Pierre Arditi, French film and stage actor
1944 - Eric Bloom, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)
1944 - Tahar Ben Jelloun, French writer of Moroccan origin
1944 - Daniel Pennac, French writer born in Morocco
1944 - Michael W. Hagee, 33rd Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
1945 - John Densmore, LA, drummer (Doors-C'mon Light My Fire)
1945 - Ross Edwards, cricketer (Aussie middle-order bat of the 70's)
Actress/Singer Bette MidlerActress/Singer Bette Midler (1945) 1945 - Bette Midler, Honolulu, Hawaii, actress and singer (Beaches, Wind Beneath my Wings)
1946 - Gilbert O'Sullivan, Ireland, singer (Alone Again Naturally)
1946 - Ho-Jun Li, Korea PR, rifle (Olympic-gold-1972)
1947 - Alain Bashung, French singer
1947 - Bob Fulton, English-born Australian rugby league footballer
1948 - Sarfraz Nawaz, cricketer (successful Pakistani pace bowler 1969-84)
1948 - George Foster, American baseball player
1948 - Tom Wright, English bishop and theologian
1949 - Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron
1949 - Sebastián Piñera, Chilean businessman and presidential candidate
Colombian Drug Lord Pablo EscobarColombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar (1949) 1950 - Richard Keith, Lafayette La, actor (Little Ricky-I Love Lucy)
1950 - Keith Thibodeaux, American actor and drummer
1951 - Alexander Panayotov Aleksandrov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-5)
1951 - Jaco Pastorius, US jazz guitarist (Weather Report-Word of Mouth)
1951 - Treat Williams, Rowayton CT, actor (Flashpoint, Hair)
1951 - Jaco Pastorious, jazz bassist and composer (Weather Report)
1954 - Bob Goen, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Entertainment Tonight)
1955 - Uwe Benter, German FR, coxsman (Olympic-gold-1972)
1955 - Mark Thompson, American disc jockey and actor
1955 - Verónica Forqué, Spanish actress
1956 - Stuart Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face)
1956 - Julee Cruise, American singer and actress
1958 - Charlene Tilton, San Diego California, actress (Lucy Ewing-Dallas)
1959 - Billy Childish, English painter, writer and musician
1959 - Rick Leventhal, American broadcast journalist
1959 - Wally Lewis, Australian rugby league footballer
1960 - Carol Alt[man], Queens NY (Mrs Ron Greshner)/actress (Private Parts)
1961 - Barb Mucha, Parma OH, LPGA golfer (1992 Oldsmobile Classic)
1961 - Jeremy Northam, English actor
1961 - Armin Meiwes, German cannibal
1962 - Pamela McGee, WNBA center/forward (Sacramento Monarchs)
1962 - Stan Albers, Pleasant Beach NJ, actor (Curtis-Loving)
1963 - Arjuna Ranatunga, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman since 1982)
1963 - Marco Greco, Brazilian racing driver
1964 - Soren Henriksen, Denmark cricket all-rounder (86-94 ICC, Lancs 85-86)
1964 - Salvatore Schillaci, Italian footballer
1966 - Craig David Parry, Sunshine Victoria, PGA golfer (1994 Honda-2nd)
1966 - Greg McMichael, Knoxville TN, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1966 - Matthew Laborteaux, actor (Killing Stone, Deadly Friend)
1966 - Mike Flores, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1966 - Steve Walsh, St. Paul Minnesota, NFL quarterback (Chic Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1966 - Katherine LaNasa, American actress
1967 - Nestor Carbonell, NYC, actor (Luis-Suddenly Susan)
1967 - Reggie Sanders, Florence SC, outfielder (Cin Reds)
1968 - Anders Holmertz, Swedish free style swimmer (world record 400m)
1968 - Eddie Britton, wide reciever (Baltimore Ravens)
1968 - Justin Chadwick, British actor and director
1970 - Kirk Rueter, Centralia IL, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1970 - Takahiro Ikenoue, WLAF LB (Rhein Fire)
1970 - Todd Steussie, NFL guard/tackle (Minnesota Vikings)
1970 - Jouko Ahola, Finnish strongman
1970 - Sarah Silverman, American actress and comedian
1971 - Oscar Sturgis, WLAF DE (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 - Rob Zatechka, NFL guard (NY Giants)
1971 - Tom Robsock, NFL/WLAF guard (Raiders, Barcelona Dragons)
1971 - Stephanie Finochio, American professional wrestler
1971 - Dolgorsürengiin Serjbüdee, Mongolian professional wrestler
1971 - Peter Van de Veire, Belgian radio-presenter
1971 - John Schlimm, American author
1972 - Andre Royal, linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
1972 - Charlie Jones, wide reciever (San Diego Chargers)
1972 - Norbert Wójtowicz, Polish historian and theologian

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