Famous Birthdays on 11th December

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1465 - Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489)
1475 - Pope Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Florence, Italy (1513-21), (d. 1521)
1566 - Manuel Cardoso, composer
1676 - Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1709 - Louise Elisabeth of Orléans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1742)
1712 - Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
1725 - George Mason, American statesman (d. 1792)
1757 - Charles Wesley, composer
1758 - Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1761 - Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist (d. 1835)
1781 - David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)
1783 - Max von Schenkendorf, German poet
1793 - Pietro Coppola, composer
1797 - Hiram Paulding, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1878
American Statesman George MasonAmerican Statesman George Mason (1725) 1801 - Grabbe, writer
1803 - Hector Berlioz, French composer (d. 1869)
1810 - Alfred de Musset, Paris, writer (Un Caprice, Bettine)
1823 - Yury Nikolayevich Golitsin, composer
1835 - Adolf Stoecker, German anti semite/PM
1836 - Jan Boissevain, Dutch politician/ship owner
1838 - Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG)
1838 - Whitney Eugene Thayer, composer
1840 - Kemal Bey, Turkey, poet/author (Fatherland-1872)
1843 - Robert Koch, German bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel 1905)
1849 - Ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman)
1855 - Julian Edwards, composer
Microbiologist Robert KochMicrobiologist Robert Koch (1843) 1856 - Georgi V Plechanov, Russian revolutionary theorist
1858 - Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, Russian theatre director (d. 1943)
1863 - Annie Jump Cannon, Dover Delware, US stellar spectroscopist (Harvard-classification)
1868 - Ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer
1873 - Josip Plemelj, Slovenian mathematician (d. 1967)
1874 - Paul Wegener, German actor/director (Student of Prag)
1876 - Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, composer
1880 - Frank Tarrant, Australian cricketer (d. 1951)
1882 - Fiorello La Guardia, (Mayor-R-NYC, 1933-45)
1882 - Max Born, Germany, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954)
1882 - Subramanya Bharathy, Indian poet (d. 1921)
Astronomer Annie Jump CannonAstronomer Annie Jump Cannon (1863) 1889 - Paul Kornfeld, writer
1889 - Walter Knott, American farmer (d. 1981)
1890 - Carlos Gardel, Buenos Aires, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango (d. 1935)
1892 - Leo Ornstein, Kremenchug Russia, composer (Bio in Sonata Form)
1896 - Georgi K Zjukov, Russian minister of Defense (WW II) [OS-Dec 2]
1898 - Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn)
1899 - Vera von der Heydt, psychoanalyst
1904 - Joe Coral, bookmaker
1904 - Marge, American cartoonist (d 1993)
1905 - Eugen Fink, German philosopher
1905 - Gilbert Roland, [Luis Alonso], Juarez Mex, actor (Juarez, Barbarosa)
Singer Carlos GardelSinger Carlos Gardel (1890) 1905 - Koos van de Griend, composer
1905 - Robert Henriques, English writer (d. 1967)
1906 - Birago Diop, Senegalees writer/ambassador (Leurres et Lueurs)
1907 - Norbert Rosseau, composer
1908 - Elliott Cook Carter Jr, NYC, composer (Tom & Lily), (d. 2012)
1909 - Ronald McKie, Australian author (d. 1991)
1909 - John Wyer, English sports car racing team manager (d.1989)
1910 - Robert Grieve, civil servant
1910 - Noel Rosa, Brazilian songwriter (d. 1937)
1911 - Nagib Machfus, Egyptian writer (Nobel 1988)
1911 - Vincent Henry Kemp, poet
1912 - Carlo Ponti, Magenta, Lombardy, Italian producer (Marriage Italian Style, Doctor Zhivago)
1913 - Jean Marais, Cherbourgh France, actor (Donkey Skin, Orpheus)
1915 - Anna van Beers, [Graeve], actress (A Woman like Eve)
1916 - Dámaso Pérez Prado, Cuban-born bandleader (d. 1989)
Writer and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr SolzhenitsynWriter and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918) 1918 - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Kislovodsk, Russia, writer (Cancer Ward, Nobel 1970), (d. 2008)
1919 - Marie Windsor, [Emily Marie Bertelson], Utah, American actress (Double Deal)
1920 - Eddy Firestone, SF California, actor (Eddy-Mixed Doubles)
1921 - Maila Nurmi, Petsamo Finland, actress (Vampira)
1922 - Grace Paley, writer (1970 Arts & Letters Award)
1922 - Peter Birch, Bronx, choreographer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen)
1922 - Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer (d. 2005)
1922 - Dilip Kumar, Indian actor
1923 - Betsy Blair, actress (Marty)
1925 - Paul Greengard, American neuroscientist, Nobel laureate
1926 - Big Mama Thornton, blues singer (Ball & Chain, Stronger than Dirt)
1927 - Stein Eriksen, Norway, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1952)
1927 - John Buscema, American comics artist (d. 2002)
1928 - Tomas Gutierrez Alea, filmmaker
1929 - S P "Fergie" Gupte, cricketer (brilliant Indian leg-spinner)
1930 - Jean-Louis Trintignant, France, actor/director (Man & a Woman, Z)
1930 - Leonard Friedman, violinist
1930 - Chus Lampreave, Spanish actress
1931 - Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, leader B-sect/guru of rich
1931 - Richard Devon, Glendale CA, actor (Battle of Blood Island)
Singer/Dancer/Actress Rita MorenoSinger/Dancer/Actress Rita Moreno (1931) 1931 - Rita Moreno, [Rosita Dolores Alverío], Humacao, Puerto Rico, singer, dancer and actress (West Side Story)
1932 - Anne Heywood, [Violet Pretty], Engl, Miss GB (1949)/actress (Brain)
1932 - Wynn Irwin, NYC, actor (Lotsa Luck, Sugar Time)
1933 - Earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter (Chansons van Earnest)
1933 - Aquilino Pimentel, Jr., Filipino politician
1934 - Salim Durani, cricketer (successful Indian batsman of 60's)
1935 - Femke Boersma, Dutch actress (Verjaring, Pastorale 1943)
1935 - Ferdinand A. Porsche, Stuttgart, Germany, car designer (Porsche 911), (d. 2012)
1935 - Ron Carey, American actor (d. 2007)
1935 - Pranab Mukherjee, Indian politician
1936 - Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992)
1936 - Taku Yamasaki, Japanese politician
1937 - Adrian J Vlok, South African NP-minister of Law & Order (1986- )
1937 - Jim Harrison, American writer
1938 - Enrico Macias, Algerian-born French singer
1938 - McCoy Tyner, American jazz pianist
1939 - David Gates, Tulsa Ok, rock vocalist (Bread-Baby I'm A Want You)
1939 - Thomas McGuane, US, writer (Colf Feet, Tom Horn, Missouri Breaks)
1939 - Tom Hayden, 60's activist/Mr Jane Fonda/(Rep-D-Ca)
1940 - Donna Mills, Chicago, Illinois, American actress (Knots Landing, Incident)
1941 - Max Baucus, (Sen-D-Mont)
1941 - Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer/conductor
1942 - Karen Susman, tennis pro (Wimbledon 1962)
1943 - John Kerry, Aurora, Colorado, American politician and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party
1944 - Booker T Jones, US organist (Booker T & MGs-Green Onions) [or Nov 12]
1944 - Brenda Lee, [Brenda Mae Tarpley], Lithonia Ga, singer (I'm Sorry)
1944 - David Ashley White, composer
1944 - Lynda Day George, San Marcos Tx, actress (Casey-Mission Impossible)
1944 - Teri Garr, Lakewood, Ohio, American actress (Mr. Mom, Young Frankenstein)
1944 - Jon Garrison, American tenor
1945 - Robert Pickett, rocker
1946 - Rick McCosker, cricketer (fine Australian opener 1975-80)
1947 - Tom Fuccello, Newark NJ, actor (Dave-Dallas)
1948 - Elizabeth Baur, Los Angeles California, actress (Fran-Ironside, Teresa-Lancer)
1948 - Stamatis Spanoudakis, Greek composer
1950 - Christine Onassis [Andreadis], New York City, New York, American-born Greek heiress (Aristotle's daughter)
1951 - Robert Cochran, Claremont Vt, skier (Olympics-1972)
1952 - Susan Seidelman, director (Desperately Seeking Susan)
1953 - Bess Armstrong, Balt Md, actress (Julia-On Our Own, 4 Seasons, Jaws)
1953 - Ken Wahl, actor (Wanderers, Wise Guys)
1953 - Peter Isacksen, Dover NH, actor (CPO Sharkey, Jessie)
1954 - Bradley Dub Bryant, Amarillo TX, PGA golfer (1995 Walt Disney)
1954 - Jermaine Jackson, Gary Indiana, singer (Jackson 5-ABC)
1954 - Sylvester Clarke, cricketer (West Indian fast bowler & brick-thrower)
1954 - Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson, Icelandic engineer
1954 - Santiago Creel, Mexican politician
1955 - Stu Jackson, Reading Pa, NBA coach (NY Knicks (1989-90)
1956 - Lani Brockman, playwright
1958 - Regina Marsikova, Prague, Czechoslovakian tennis player
1958 - Nikki Sixx, American musician (Mötley Crüe)
1959 - David Iwasaki-Smith, Warragul VIC, Australasia golfer
1959 - Jean-Louis Lamarre, La Prairie Que, golfer (Quebec PGA-1982, 85)
1959 - Tina Gayle, Frankfurt GFR, Cowboy cheerleader/actress (Kathy-Chips)
1959 - Lisa Gastineau, American reality show star
1960 - Danny Mijovic, Belgrade Yugo, Canadian Tour golfer (1984 Mexican)
1960 - Mary Beth Zimmerman, Mt Vernon IL, LPGA golfer (1987 Henredon Classic)
1960 - Rachel Portman, English film composer
1961 - Mike Henneman, St Charles MO, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
1961 - Marco Pierre White, English chef and restaurateur
1962 - Curtis Williams, rocker
1962 - Ejo Elburg, Dutch soccer player (Pax, NEC)
1962 - Kim Linehan, swimmer (1979 1500m World record)
1962 - Ben Browder, American actor
1962 - Paul Haslinger, Austrian-born composer
1962 - Nele Karajlić, Bosnian singer
1963 - Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, German FR, tennis star
1963 - John Lammers, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
1963 - Mark Alalmo, actor (Avenging Force)
1963 - Mark Greatbatch, cricketer (big-hitting NZ opener)
1963 - Jon Brion, American musician/record producer
1964 - Dave Gagner, Chatham, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1964 - Justin Currie, Scottish rock vocalist/bassist (Del Amitri)
1964 - Thomas Howard, Middletown OH, outfielder (Cin Reds)
1964 - Michel Courtemanche, French Canadian comedian
1964 - John Mark Karr, American who claimed involvement in JonBenét Ramsey case
1964 - David Schools, American musician (Widespread Panic)
1964 - Cosy Sheridan, American singer
1965 - Jay Bell, Eglin AFB FL, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1965 - Laurie Carr, Dallas Tx, playmate (Dec, 1986)
1966 - Terry Sharpe, rocker (The Adventures, Starjets-Starjets)
1966 - Gary Dourdan, American actor
1966 - Leon Lai, Hong Kong Cantonese singer/actor
1967 - Davidson Matyczuk, Thunder Bay Ont, golfer (Thunder Bay-1986, 87)
1967 - Jackie Gallagher-Smith, LPGA golfer
1967 - Katy Steding, Lake Oswego Oregon, basketball forward (Oly-gold-96)
1967 - Richard Stemp, cricketer (Yorkshire & England A left-arm spinner)
1967 - DJ Yella, American DJ and music producer (N.W.A)
1968 - Derek Bell, Tampa Florida, outfielder (Houston Astros)
1968 - Mark Dailey, Parma Ohio, 1.5k runner
1969 - Stig Inge Bjørnebye, Norwegian footballer
1969 - Vishwanathan Anand, Indian chess grandmaster
1969 - Sean Grande, American sportscaster
1969 - Alessandro Melli, Italian footballer
1970 - Danan Hughes, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
1970 - Doug Nussmeier, NFL quarterback (NO Saints)
1970 - Errict Rhett, NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1970 - Victoria Fuller, Santa Barbara California, playmate (Jan, 1996)
1971 - Cedric Ihalauw, soccer player (Roda JC)
1971 - Willie McGinest, NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)
1972 - Daniel Alfredsson, Grums Swe, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)
1972 - Francisco Rodriguez, Brooklyn NY, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
1972 - Robert Robinson, CFL defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1972 - Dana Macsim, Romanian television news reporter
1973 - Erin Moorad, Chicago Ill, pairs skater (& Richard Gillam)
1973 - Luke Casserly, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1973 - Ralph Intranuovo, East York, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)
1974 - Kevin Devine, cornerback/kick returner (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1974 - Rey Mysterio, American professional wrestler
1974 - Ben Shephard, English TV personality
1975 - Gerben de Knegt, Dutch cyclist
1975 - Tomoka Kurotani, Japanese actress
1976 - Shareef AbdurRahim, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
1977 - Mark Streit, Swiss ice hockey player
1979 - Rider Strong, San Francisco, California, American actor, writer and director (Boy Meets World)
1980 - Arya, Indian actor
1981 - Javier Saviola, Argentine footballer
1981 - Hamish Blake, Australian comedian

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