Famous Birthdays on 10th December

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1394 - King James I of Scotland, Dunfermline Palace, Fife, (1406-1437), (d. 1437)
1452 - Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)
1538 - Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)
1588 - Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637)
1679 - Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders
1691 - Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist
1741 - Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children)
1750 - Tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799)
1751 - George Shaw, English botanist and zoologist (d. 1813)
1764 - Louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer
1765 - [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot
King of Scotland James IKing of Scotland James I (1394) 1787 - Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Phila, pioneer of educating the deaf
1794 - James Wolfe Ripley, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1870
1804 - Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi, German mathematician (d. 1851)
1805 - John E Feisser, theologist/founder 1st Dutch baptist church
1805 - William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist publisher (The Liberator)
1805 - Josef Skoda, Bohemian physician (d. 1881)
1813 - Errico Petrella, composer
1813 - Zachariah Chandler, US, merchant/politician (found Republican Party)
Mathematician, Computer Programmer Ada LovelaceMathematician, Computer Programmer Ada Lovelace (1815) 1815 - Ada Lovelace, London, English mathematician (d. 1852)
1820 - David Allen Russell, Army Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1864
1820 - Princess Elizabeth of Clarence (d. 1821)
1821 - Nikolai A Nekrasov, Russian poet, writer and publisher (Russkije Zjenjshiny)
1822 - Thomas Casimer Devin, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1878
1822 - César Franck, Belgian composer and organist (d. 1890)
1823 - Theodore Furchtegott Kirchner, Neukirchen, German composer
1823 - Wilhelm Kuhe, composer
1824 - George MacDonald, Scotland, sci-fi author (Princess & Curdie)
1827 - Eugene O'Keefe, Canadian businessman and brewer (d. 1913)
Poet Emily DickinsonPoet Emily Dickinson (1830) 1830 - Emily Dickinson, Amherst Mass, poet (Collected Poems), (d. 1886)
1831 - Alexander Conze, German archaeologist
1851 - Melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries
1855 - Marios Varvoglis, Greek Composer (d. 1967)
1855 - Henry Nicholas Ridley, West Harling Hall, Norfolk, U.K., Botanist (Malay Peninsula rubber industry)
1868 - Louis Victor Saar, composer
1870 - Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses)
1870 - Pierre Louijs, France, novelist/poet (Aphrodite, Woman & Puppet)
1870 - Rudolf W Canne, Fries playwright (Der de Wier Us)
1870 - T R McKibbin, cricketer (NSW & Aust off-spinner late 19th century)
1870 - Mary Bonaparte, pretender to the French imperial throne (d. 1947)
1872 - Johann Babtist Thaller, composer
1872 - Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (study of graves)
1878 - Rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972)
1880 - Fred Immler, German actor (d. 1965)
1882 - Otto Neurath, Aust/Brit philosopher (Foundation of Social Sciences)
1883 - Andrej J Vysjinski, Russian lawyer/foreign min/UN-ambassador
1884 - Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian-born painter (d. 1967)
1885 - Janos Hammerschlag, composer
1885 - Mario Varvoglis, composer
1886 - Victor McLaglen, Tunbridge Wells, England, actor (Informer - Academy Award 1935)
1886 - William Booth, cricketer (Yorks all-rounder, England before WW I)
1889 - Ray Collins, Sacramento CA, actor (Homecoming, Good Sam, Rose Marie)
1890 - George Merritt, London England, actor (I Monster, Q Planes)
Poet Nelly SachsPoet Nelly Sachs (1891) 1891 - leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (O the Chimneys-Nobel 1966), (d. 1970)
1893 - Walter Rein, composer
1894 - Earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert
1894 - Gertrud Kolmar, writer
1894 - Paul Dessau, composer
1897 - Karl H Waggerl, Austria writer (Power of Love)
1898 - Anton Mauve, Dutch painter
1898 - Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero) [NS]
1901 - F Fischer, German war criminal (Breda 4)
1903 - George J Lewis, Guadalajara Mexico, sacotr (Don-Zorro)
1903 - Una Merkel, Covington Ky, actress (42nd Street, Abraham Lincoln)
1903 - William Plomer, Transvaal, author (Paper Houses, I Speak of Africa)
1906 - Walter Zinn, Kitchener Ontario, Canadian-American Nuclear-Physicist (invented the breeder reactor)
1907 - Amedeo Nazzari, Cagliari Sardinia Italy, actor (Lure of Sila)
1907 - Michael Blankfort, US, writer/producer/director
1907 - Rumer Godden, England, author (Thursday's Children)
1907 - Lucien Laurent, French footballer (d. 2005)
1908 - Arnold A van Ruler, Dutch theologist
1908 - Olivier Messiaen, Avignon France, composer (L'Ame en Bourgeon)
1910 - Dennis Morgan, Prentice Wisc, actor (Dennis-21 Beacon Street)
1910 - Jill Summers, actress (Agatha Coronation Street)
1911 - Chet Huntley, Cardwell Mont, newscaster (NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report)
1912 - Rien van Nunen, Dutch actor (Spuit Elf)
1912 - Philip A. Hart, U.S. Senator (d. 1976)
1913 - Morton Gould, Richmond Hill NY, prolific composer (Verdun)
1913 - Harry Locke, English actor (d. 1987)
1914 - Dorothy Lamour, [Mary Kaumeyer], New Orleans, actress and singer (Road to Bali)
1917 - Sultan Yahya Petra, King of Malaysia (d. 1979)
1918 - Anne Gwynne, Waco TX, actress (Ride 'em Cowboy, House of Frankenstein)
1918 - Anatoli Tarasov, Russian ice hockey coach (d. 1995)
1919 - Sven-Eric Emanuel Johanson, composer
1919 - Alexander Courage, American composer (d. 2008)
1920 - Ragnhild Hveger, Denmark, 200m swimmer (Olympic-silver-1936)
1920 - Clarice Lispector, Ukrainian-Brazilian writer (d. 1977)
1922 - Allen Dwight Sapp, composer
1923 - Abelardo Quinteros, composer
1923 - Harold Gould, Schenectady NY, actor (He & She, Martin-Rhoda, Big Bus)
1923 - Jorge Semprun, French writer (2nd mort de R Mercader, Z)
1925 - Carolyn Ashley Kizer, US writer (Yin, Pulitzer 1985)
1925 - Jean Byron, American actress (d. 2006)
1926 - Dag Schjelderup-Ebbe, composer
1926 - Eddie Jones, "Guitar Slim" rocker
1926 - Harry Fowler, Lambeth, London, actor (Great: Isambard Kingdom Brunel), (d. 2012)
1928 - John Colicos, Toronto, actor (Battlestar Galactica)
1928 - Dan Blocker, De Kalb Texas, American actor (Tiny-Cimarron City, Hoss-Bonanza)
1930 - Clayton K Yeutter, Nebraska, US trade rep/Republican Natl chairman
1932 - Ross Taylor [Robert Murray Taylor], Calcutta, India, Scottish transplant surgeon who pioneered kidney transplantations in the U.K
1933 - Grenville Alabaster, cricketer (NZ tourist to Aust 1973-74)
1933 - Mako, Japanese-born American actor (d. 2006)
1933 - Larry Morris, Atlanta, Georgia, NFL Linebacker (NFL 1960s All-Decade Team), (d. 2012)
1934 - Howard Martin Temin, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 1994)
1935 - Terry Allcock, English footballer
1937 - Don Bies, Cottonwood ID, PGA golfer (1975 Sammy Davis Jr)
1937 - Don Sebesky, Perth Amboy NJ, orchestra leader (Jimmy Dean Show)
1938 - Yuri Temirkanov, Nalchik Russia, conductor (Kirov)
1939 - Barry Cunliffe, English university professor
1940 - William Fred Dempster, Berkeley California, crew member (Biosphere 2)
1941 - Fionnula Flanagan, Dublin Ireland, actress (Rich Man Poor Man)
1941 - Jeff Jones, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler in 60's)
1941 - Peter Michael Goetz, actor (Jumping Jack Flash, King Kong Lives)
1941 - Tim Considine, Louisville Ky, actor (Mike-My 3 Sons)
1941 - Tommy Kirk, actor (Old Yeller)
1941 - Tommy Rettig, Jackson Heights NY, actor (Jeff's Collie-Lassie)
1941 - Chad Stuart, Windermere Cumberland, UK rock vocalist/guitarist (Chad & Jeremy)
1941 - Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor
1942 - Bear Bossu, [Berend F Gertenbach], actor/vocalist (Pub Chantant)
1943 - Jessica Cleaves, rocker
1943 - Theodore Wilson, NYC, actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms)
1944 - Tisha Sterling, Hollywood California, actress (Coogan's Bluff)
1945 - Eric Boom, Dutch guitarist/producer
1946 - Chris Kefford, rocker
1946 - Gloria Loring, NYC, actress/singer (Days of our Life)
1946 - Walter "Clyde" Orange, Florida, rocker (Commodores-Too Hot to Trot)
1946 - Thomas Lux, American poet
1947 - Sinaida Woronin, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold/silver/2 bronze-1968)
1947 - Douglas Kenney, American humorist (d. 1980)
1947 - Rəsul Quliyev, Azerbaijani politician
1948 - Brendan Harkin, rocker
1948 - Ralph Tavares, rocker
1948 - Abu Abbas, founder of the Palestine Liberation Front (d. 2004)
1949 - Linda Galloway, LPGA golfer
1950 - Simon Owen, Wanganui NZ, Australasia golfer
1950 - Tom Towles, American actor
1951 - Johnny Rodriquez, US, actor (Nashville Girl, La Bamba Party)
1951 - Ellen Nikolaysen, Norwegian singer
1952 - Susan Hallock Dey, Ill, actress (1st Love, Partridge Family, LA Law)
1953 - Jack Scalia, actor/director (Amore, Deadly Desire, Donor, T-Force)
1954 - Jack Hues, English musician
1955 - Jacquelyn Mitchard, American novelist
1956 - Michael VerMeulen, journalist
1957 - Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor, (d. 2012)
1957 - Prem Rawat, known also as Guru Maharaj Ji and Maharaji, American Indian spiritual leader and speaker
1958 - John J York, Chicago Ill, actor (Mac Scorpio-General Hospital)
1958 - Paul Hardcastle, keyboardist (Don't Waste My Time, Just for Money)
1959 - Burke Moses, NYC, actor (Sean Baxter-As the World Turns)
1959 - Mark Aguirre, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
1960 - Kenneth Branagh, Belfast, actor/director (High Season, Dead Again)
1960 - Paul Assenmacher, Detroit MI, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
1961 - Mark McKoy, Canadian track star (world record 50m indoor)
1961 - Nia Peeples, [Vernia], Hollywood, dancer/host (Fame, Party Machine)
1962 - John de Wolf, soccer player (Feyenoord)
1963 - Doug Henry, Sacramento CA, pitcher (NY Mets)
1963 - Gerald Sandel, soccer player (Sparta)
1963 - Michael Lofton, Montgomery Ala, fencer-sabre (Olympics-96)
1963 - Robin White, San Diego Cal, tennis player (US Open doubles 1988)
1964 - Luis Polonia, Santiago City Dom Rep, outfielder (NY Yanks, Orioles)
1964 - Bobby Flay, American celebrity chef and restaurateur
1965 - Jennifer Wyatt, Vancouver Canada, golfer (1992 Crestar-Farm Fresh)
1965 - J Mascis, American musician
1965 - Stephanie Morgenstern, Canadian actress
1966 - Eric Naposki, WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons)
1966 - Norberto Martin, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, infielder (Chicago White Sox)
1968 - Rob Davis, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
1969 - Darren Berry, cricketer (Victorian wicket-keeper since 1989-90)
1969 - Nadim Khan, cricketer (brother of Moin Pakistani lefty spinner 1993)
1969 - Rob Blake, Simcoe Ont, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, LA Kings)
1969 - Todd Furdyk, CFL tackle (BC Lions)
1970 - Bryant Stith, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
1971 - Amanda Hardy, Altona Australia, badminton player (Olympics-96)
1971 - Carla Sacramento, Lisbon, 1.5k runner
1971 - Manjula Munasinghe, cricketer (Sri Lankan ODI pace bowler)
1971 - Brian Nichols, American spree killer
1972 - Marcos di Palma, Argentine racing driver
1972 - Brian Molko, Belgian-born singer and songwriter (Placebo)
1972 - Dimitri Tikovoi, French-born record producer
1973 - Bernard Holsey, defensive tackle (NY Giants)
1973 - Marcus Wall, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
1973 - Rusty LaRue, NBA guard (Chicago Bulls)
1974 - Meg White, American drummer (The White Stripes)
1975 - Josip Skoko, Australian footballer
1977 - Emmanuelle Chriqui, Canadian actress
1978 - Brandon Novak, American skateboarder
1978 - Summer Phoenix, American actress
1978 - Donna Williams, co-founder of Neopets
1979 - Matt Bentley, American professional wrestler
1980 - Sarah Chang, American violinist
1980 - Ledley King, English footballer
1980 - Massari, Lebanese-born Canadian singer
1981 - Fábio Rochemback, Brazilian footballer
1981 - Ryan Pini, Papua New Guinea swimmer
1981 - Taufik Batisah, Singaporean singer
1982 - Tim Deegan, Canadian MuchMusic VJ
1982 - Shilpa Anand, Indian film and television actress
1983 - Patrick Flueger, American actor
1983 - Habib Mohamed, Ghanaian footballer
1983 - Katrin Siska, Estonian singer
1983 - Zé Kalanga, Angolan footballer

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