Famous Birthdays on 11th February

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1377 - King Ladislas of Naples (d. 1414)
1380 - Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italy, humanist
1465 - Elizabeth of York, London, Consort of King Henry VII
1506 - Juliana van Stolberg, engraver of Nassau
1535 - Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Roman Catholic pope (1590-91)
1557 - John Wtenbogaert, remonstrants theologist
1568 - Honoré d'Urfé, French writer (d. 1625)
1649 - William Carstares, Scottish minister (d. 1715)
1657 - Bernard Fontenelle, France, scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds)
1755 - Albert Christoph Dies, composer
1764 - Marie-Joseph de Chénier, French poet (Cajus Graechus)
1774 - Hans Järta, Swedish political activist (d. 1847)
1776 - Ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek diplomat of the Russian Empire and first head of state of independent Greece (d. 1831)
1783 - Jarena Lee, African American travelling minister
1790 - Ignaz Assmayer, composer
1799 - Basil Moreau, French Founder priest (d. 1873)
Photography Pioneer William Henry Fox TalbotPhotography Pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot (1800) 1800 - William Henry Fox Talbot, Wiltshire England, photographic pioneer
1802 - Lydia Maria Child, US, author/abolitionist (Juvenile Miscellany)
1810 - Loisa Puget, composer
1812 - Alexander H. Stephens, US Confederate Vice President, died in 1883
1812 - Benjamin Franklin Sands, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883
1813 - Otto Ludwig, German writer and critic (d. 1865)
1819 - Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, composer
1821 - Hermann Allmers, writer
1821 - Auguste-Édouard Mariette, French Egyptologist (d. 1881)
Confederate States VP Alexander H. StephensConfederate States VP Alexander H. Stephens (1812) 1829 - William Anderson Pile, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1889
1830 - Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf, composer
1830 - Peter Arnold Heise, composer
1833 - Melville Weston Fuller, 8th chief justice
1839 - Josiah Willard Gibbs, theoretical physicist/chemist
1840 - Sanuel Dana Greene, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1884
1847 - Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)
1860 - Rachilde, [Marguerite Vallette-Eymery], French author (Monsieur Venus)
1867 - August W Messer, German philosopher/educator/psychologist
1869 - Helene Kroller-Muller, Dutch museum founder (d. 1939)
Inventor Thomas EdisonInventor Thomas Edison (1847) 1869 - Else Lasker-Schüler, German writer (d. 1945)
1872 - Edward Johnston, British craftsman and calligrapher - "the father of modern calligraphy" (d 1944)
1873 - Feodor Chaliapine, Russian author/novelist (Pages from My Life)
1874 - Elsa Beskow, [Maartman], Swedish children's book/fairy tales author
1874 - Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer
1875 - Sara Wennerberg-Reuter, composer
1879 - Jean Gilbert, composer
1882 - Gheorghe Cucu, composer
1883 - Paul August von Klenau, Danish composer/conductor (Sulamith)
1887 - John van Melle, South African writer (Dawid Booysen)
1889 - John Mills, dancer (Mills Brothers)
1889 - Vladimir Mikhaylovich Deshevov, composer
1890 - John P M L de Vries, fairy tale writer
1890 - David Drummond, Australian politician (d. 1965)
1891 - J W Hearne, cricket leg-spinner (all-rounder for England in 24 Tests). Died 1965
1893 - Johan C P Alberts, Dutch literary (Festival)
1894 - Alfonso Leng, composer
1894 - Isaac M Kolthoff, chemist (Massenanalyse)
1895 - Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer
1897 - Yves de La Casiniere, composer
1898 - Leo Szilard, Hungary, physicist/A-bomb worker/peace activist
1900 - Hans-Georg Gadamer, German philosopher
1900 - Thomas Hitchcock Jr, great polo player (Westchester Cup 1924,27,30,39)
1900 - Josei Toda, Japanese educator (d. 1958)
1901 - Roddy Connolly, Irish politician, son of James Connolly (d. 1980)
1902 - Arne Jacobsen, Danish architect (d. 1971)
1903 - Hans Redlich, composer
1903 - Rex Lease, WV, actor (Fast Bullets, Sunny Skies, Custer's Last Stand)
1904 - Henry R LaBouisse, headed UNICEF (1965-79)
1904 - Keith Holyoake, New Zealand PM (1960-72)
1905 - Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Dutch/Indonesian writer (Camp diary)
1906 - Denis Barnett, British air chief marshal
1907 - E W Swanton, author & sports commentator
1908 - Josh White, rocker
1908 - Sutan Takdir Alishahbana, Indonesian linguistic/author/novelist
1908 - Vivian [Ernest] Fuchs, geologist/explorer (British Antarctic Survey)
1909 - Joseph L Mankiewicz, Wilkes-Barre PA, film writer/director (Sleuth)
1909 - Max Baer, Omaha, Nebraska, American heavyweight boxing champ (1934-35)
1911 - Alec Cairncross, chancellor (Glasgow U)
1912 - Roy Fuller, Failsworth, Lancashire, English poet/novelist (Lost Season)
1912 - Rudolf Firkusny, Napajedla Czechoslovakia, pianist (Julliard)
1913 - Lucio Diestro San Pedro, composer
1914 - French Duynstee, Dutch constitutional lawyer
1914 - Matt Dennis, Seattle Wash, vocalist (Matt Dennis Show)
1914 - Menelaos Pallantios, composer
1914 - Winand J Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge of Amsterdam
1915 - Haakon Stotijn, Dutch oboist (VARA Orch, Orkestgebouw Orch)
1915 - Mervyn Levy, artist/critic
1915 - Patrick Leigh Fermor, author
1915 - Richard Hamming, Chicago Illinois, American Mathematician and Computer Scientist (Hamming code)
1916 - Bernice Levin Neugarten, social scientist/gerontologist
1917 - Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer
Novelist Sidney SheldonNovelist Sidney Sheldon (1917) 1917 - Sidney Sheldon, novelist (1947 Academy Award, 1959 Tony, Bloodline)
1917 - T. Nagi Reddy, Indian revolutionary (d. 1976)
1919 - Gretchen Fraser, Tacoma Wash, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1948)
1919 - Eva Gabor, Budapest Hungary, actress (Green Acres, Gigi) (d. 1995)
1920 - Billy Halop, NYC, actor (Bert Munson-All in the Family)
1920 - Daniel F[rancis] Galouye, US, sci-fi author (Dark Universe, Last Leap)
1920 - Farouk I, Cairo, last King of Egypt (1936-52)
1920 - Paul Peter Piech, artist
1921 - Lloyd Bentsen, (Sen-D-TX, 1971- )/1989 Dem VP nominee)
1921 - Edward Seidensticker, American scholar (d. 2007)
1922 - Tudor Jarda, composer
1923 - Baroness Sharples, made a life peer after the assassination of her husband (Sir Richard Sharples)
1923 - Ronald Arculus, British diplomat
1924 - Mary Tregear, Oriental art historian
1925 - Kim Stanley, [Patricia Reid], Tularosa NM, actress (Right Stuff)
1925 - Peter Berger, British vice-admiral
1925 - Virginia E Johnson, doctor/sexologist (Masters & Johnson)
1925 - Kim Stanley, American actress (d. 2001)
1926 - Alexander Gibson, British conductor/founder (Scottish Opera)
1926 - Paul Bocuse, France, great chef (Legion of Honor)
1926 - Leslie Nielsen, Canadian actor (Forbidden Planet, Naked Gun)
1928 - Archibald Forster, CEO (Esso UK)
1928 - Conrad Janis, NYC, actor (Mork & Mindy, Quark, Bonino)
1928 - Gerry Alexander, cricket wicketkeeper (WI of 50s & 60s)
1928 - Raoul Cita, rocker
1929 - Leonard Gregory Kastle, composer
1930 - Alevtina Koltschina, USSR, cross coutry relay skier (Oly-gold-1960)
1930 - C H Dearnley, organist
1930 - Earl of Rosebery
1930 - Roy De Forest, American Painter (d. 2007)
1931 - Larry Merchant, author/boxing commentator (Showtime)
1932 - Dennis Skinner, MP
1932 - Jerome Lowenthal, Phila, pianist/prof (Jerusalem Academy of Music)
1934 - Francesco Pennisi, composer
1934 - John Surtees, British race car driver
1934 - Mary Quant, Kent England, fashion designer (Chelsea Look, Mod Look)
1934 - Patrick Holmes Sellors, ophthalmologist
1934 - Tina Louise, NYC, actress (Ginger-Gilligan's Island, Julie-Dallas)
1934 - Mel Carnahan, American politician (d. 2000)
1935 - Bent Lorentzen, composer
1935 - Gene Vincent, Norfolk Va, rock guitarist/vocalist (Be-Bop-A-Lula)
1936 - Burt Reynolds, Mich, actor (Evening Shade, Strip Tease, Cannonball)
1937 - Bill Lawry, cricketer (dour Australian lefty opener, Can talk a bit)
1937 - Lodewijk Boer, Dutch violinist/playwright (The Family)
1937 - Marilyn Butler, Rector (Exeter College-Oxford)
1937 - Peter Lashley, cricketer (4 Tests for West Indies 1960-66)
1938 - Bevan Congdon, cricketer (NZ batsman of 60s & 70s)
1938 - Boris Majorov, USSR, ice hockey (Olympic-gold-1964)
1938 - Manuel Antonio Noriega, Panamanian general/dictator (-1990)
1938 - Willy Correa de Oliveira, composer
1938 - Yevgeniy Majorov, USSR, ice hockey (Olympic-gold-1964)
1938 - Bobby "Boris" Pickett, singer-songwriter (Monster Mash)
1938 - Simone de Oliveira, Portuguese actress
1939 - Bryan Gould, MP
1939 - Gerry Goffin, Queens NY, rock lyricist (married Carole King)
1939 - Jane [Hyatt] Yolen, US, sci-fi author (Spider Jane, Heart's Blood)
1940 - Calvin Fowler, Pitts, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1968)
1941 - Glenn Randall Jr, stuntman (Species, Mrs Soffel, Return of the Jedi)
1941 - Jeremy Mackenzie, general
1941 - Sergio Mendes, jazz/pop musician (Brazil '66/'77/'88)
1942 - Archie Andrews, comic book character (Archie)
1942 - James Couchman, MP
1942 - Leon Haywood, US vocalist/keyboardist (It's Got to be Mellow)
1942 - Otis Clay, US gospel/R&B-singer (That's how it is)
1942 - Tony Colton, rock producer (On the Boards)
1943 - Iain Cameron, British brigadier
1943 - Win Griffiths, MP
1943 - Serge Lama, French singer
1944 - Bert Greene, golfer
1944 - Buddhadev Dasgupta, director (Charachar, Grihajuddha)
1944 - Michael G Oxley, (Rep-R-OH, 1981- )
1946 - M C Walker, CEO (Iceland Frozen Foods)
1946 - Timothy Chambers, pediatrician
1946 - Ian Porterfield, English footballer (d. 2007)
1947 - Joselito, Spanish singer
1947 - Kikko Matsuoka, Japanese actress
1948 - Sue Bernard, Los Angeles CA, playmate (Dec, 1966)
1949 - Charlie Hargrett, rock guitarist (Blackfoot)
1950 - Clarence Ellis, NFLer
1950 - Earnest Jim Istook, (Rep-R-Oklahoma)
1950 - Johanna E "Joke" Beerens, actress (Schipper Next to God)
1950 - Rochelle Fleming, US soul vocalist (First Choice, Smarty Pants)
1953 - Alan Rubin, music figure (Blues Brothers)
1953 - Philip Anglim, SF California, actor (Dane-Thorn Birds)
1953 - Stephen D Thorne, Frankfurt-on-Main, German FR, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut
1953 - Jeb Bush, American politician
1954 - Catherine Hickland, Fort Lauderdale, actress (Capitol, Star Trek IV)
1954 - Noriyuki Asakura, Japanese composer
1954 - Wesley Strick, American screenwriter
1956 - Kathleen Beller, Queens NY, actress (Ft Apache the Bronx, Touched)
1956 - H.R., American singer
1956 - Didier Lockwood, French violinist
1958 - Michael Jackson, controller (BBC2)
1959 - Corinne Shigemoto, US judo coach (Olympics-96)
1960 - Richard A Mastracchio, Waterbury Ct, astronaut
1961 - Becky LeBeau, Los Angeles California, vocalist (Mischief)
1961 - Carey Lowell, NYC, actress (Me & Him, Guardian, Dangerously Close)
1961 - Mary Docter, US, 3000m speed skater (Olympics-1980, 84, 88, 92)
1962 - Scott Kolden, Torrance California, actor (Scott-Me & the Champ)
1962 - Sheryl Crow, musician (All I Want to Do-Grammy 1995)
1962 - Tammy Baldwin, American politician
1962 - Eric Vanderaerden, Belgian cyclist
1963 - Todd Benzinger, US baseball player (SF Giants)
1963 - José Mari Bakero, Spanish footballer
1964 - Ken Shamrock, American martial artist
1964 - Sarah Palin, American politician
1965 - Angie Ridgeway, Wabash IN, LPGA golfer (1992 Sara Lee-8th)
1965 - Vicki Wilson, Australian netballer
1966 - Alexander Semak, Ufa Russia, NHL center (NY Islanders)
1966 - Anthony Parker, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams, TB Bucs)
1966 - Patrick Kuhnen, West Germany, tennis star
1966 - Stephen Gregory, NYC, actor (Chase-Young & Restless)
1967 - Barbara Byrne, Princeton NJ, rower (Olympics-96)

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