Famous Birthdays on 21st February

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1417 - Louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt)
1484 - Joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution)
1556 - Sethus Calvisius, composer
1674 - Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer
1675 - Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750)
1684 - Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator)
1690 - Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer
1705 - Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (d. 1781)
1710 - Willem van Haren, Frisian nobleman/poet (Human Life)
1723 - Louis-Pierre Anquetil, French historian (d. 1808)
1728 - Peter III, Kiel Germany, Russian Tsar (1762) and husband of Catherine the Great
1730 - Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter
1744 - Eise J Eisinga, Frisia, built planetarium Franeker
1776 - Vincenzo Lavigna, composer
1779 - Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer
1783 - Princess Catharina of Württemberg, Queen consort of Westphalia (d. 1835)
1785 - Karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner)
1794 - Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, president of Mexico (1833-36)
1795 - Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer
1800 - John Henry Winder, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1865
1801 - Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer
1801 - John Henry Newman, England, cardinal/author (Dream of Gerontius)
1802 - George Douglas Ramsey, Bvt Major general (Union Army), died in 1882
1805 - David Tod, US diplomat/(Gov-R-Ohio, 1861-63)
1814 - Nicolo Gabrielli, composer
1815 - Ernest Meissonier, French painter/sculptor
1817 - Jose Zorrilla y Moral, Vallodolid Spain, poet/dramatist (El rey Loco)
1821 - Charles Scribner, US, music publisher (Scribner Catalog)
1829 - Johnson Hagood, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898
1831 - Eduard Rappoldi, composer
1836 - Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer
1836 - Emil Hartmann, composer
1844 - Charles-Marie Widor, Lyons France, composer/prof (Paris Conservatory)
1852 - [James] Burner Matthews, US playwright/critic (NY Times)
1855 - Alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame)
1856 - Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam)
1857 - Jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907)
1860 - Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod, Czech journalist (d. 1927)
1860 - Goscombe John, Welsh sculptor (d. 1952)
1861 - Pierre Breville, composer
1865 - John Haden Badley, English school founder (d. 1967)
1867 - Otto Hermann Kahn, Banker, organized Metropolitan Opera Co
1875 - Jeanne Louise Calment, France, world's oldest woman (died at 122)
1876 - Constantin Brancusi, Romanian/French sculptor (Princesse X)
1876 - Pyotr Konchalovsky, Russian painter (d. 1956)
1877 - Jacob D du Toit [Totius], South African poet/theologist
1878 - Fritz Cortolezis, composer
1878 - The Mother, Indian spiritual leader (d. 1973)
1880 - Frank Orth, Phila Pa, actor (Boston Blackie, Brothers)
1880 - Waldemar Bonsels, German writer (d. 1952)
1881 - Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
1883 - J M M "Mick" Commaille, cricketer (dual South African cricket/soccer rep)
1885 - Sacha Guitry, France, actor/playwright (Story of a Cheat)
1887 - Savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
1888 - Florence Bates, TX, actress (Moon & Sixpence, Love Crazy, San Antonio)
1888 - Willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Religious Build Up)
1888 - Clemence Dane, British novelist and playwright (d. 1965)
1889 - Felix Aylmer, actor (Anastasia, Hamlet, Iron Duke, Macbeth, St Joan)
1893 - Andres Segovia, Linares Spain, classical guitarist, (d. 1987)
1893 - Vsevolod Pudovkin, Soviet film director/theorist (Mother, Deserter)
1895 - Carl Peter Henrik Dam Danish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
1896 - Sylvain Poons, Dutch cabaret performer (Blue Jackets)
1897 - Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (Soylent Green, T'Pau-Star Trek)
1898 - Vassily Vainonen, Russian ballet dancers/choreographer (Gayaneh)
1900 - Madeleine Renaud, French actress/theater director (Plaisir)
1900 - Sydney Arnold, English comic/actor (Miss Jones & Son)
1902 - Arthur D Nock, English/US historian (St Paul)
1902 - Bob [Hijman] Scholte, Dutch vocalist [or 1909]
1902 - John Smallenbroek, Dutch minister of Internal Affairs [or 1909]
1903 - Eric Fogg, composer
1903 - Madeleine Renaud, Paris France, actress (Helene, Longest Day)
1903 - Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French author (Un Enfant a Dit)
1903 - Thomas Yawkey, baseball owner (Boston Red Sox)
1903 - Fairfax M. Cone, American advertising executive (d. 1977)
1903 - Anaïs Nin, French writer (d. 1977)
1904 - Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/poet
1907 - Wystan Hugh Auden, US, poet (Age of Anxiety-Pulitzer 1948)
1909 - George G F van Renesse, Dutch pianist/music director
1909 - Hans Erni, Switz, painter/sculptor
1909 - Helen O Dickens, [Henderson], US physician/gynaecologist
1910 - Douglas R S Bader, British pilot (WW II)
1910 - Carmine Galante, Italian-born gangster (d. 1979)
1910 - Eddie Waring, British sports commentator (d. 1986)
1912 - Arline Judge, actress (Girls in Chains, Mad Wednesday, Age of Consent)
1912 - Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist (Arkadia 598-Schubert)
1912 - Patrick Murphy, English multi-millionaire
1913 - Glenn M Anderson, (Rep-D-CA, 1969- )
1913 - Roger Laurent, Belgian racing driver (d. 1997)
1914 - Arnold S Denker, NY, US chess champion (1944-46)
1914 - Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Parool/VARA)
1915 - Ann Sheridan, Denton Texas, actress (Dodge City, Another World)
1915 - Godfrey Brown, England, 4 X 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1936)
1917 - Victor G M Marijnen, Dutch premier (1963-65)
1922 - Uros Krek, composer
1923 - Lola Flores, entertainer
1923 - Lucille Bremer, Amsterdam, New York, American actress/dancer (Meet Me in St. Louis, Ziegfeld Follies)
1923 - Zvi Zeitlin, Dubrovnik Yugoslavia, violinist/prof (Eastman School)
Zimbabwean President Robert MugabeZimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (1924) 1924 - Robert Mugabe, president (Zimbabwe, 1988- )
1925 - Al Fann, Cleve, actor (Alvin-He's the Mayor)
1925 - Jack Ramsay, NBA coach
1925 - Sam Peckinpah, Fresno CA, film director (Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs)
1926 - Hans Andreus, [Johan W van der Zant], Dutch poet (Animal Language)
1927 - Erma Bombeck, Dayton Ohio, humorist (Grass is Always Greener...)
1927 - Hubert de Givenchy, Beauvais France, fashion designer (Audrey Hepburn)
1927 - Pierre Mercure, composer
1929 - James Beck, English actor (d. 1973)
1930 - Elizabeth Adams, madame
1932 - Harald V, King of Norway (1991- )
1933 - Nina Simone, [Eunice Waymon], Tyron NC, vocalist/pianist (Porgy)
1934 - Rue McClanahan, Healdton Oklahoma, actress (Maude, Golden Girls)
1935 - Mark McManus, actor (Taggart, Nightstick, 2000 Weeks, 12th Night)
1935 - Jean Pelletier, French Canadian political operative
1936 - Barbara Jordan, Houston, Tx, (Rep-D-Tx, 1972-78)
1937 - Gary Lockwood, Van Nuys Cal, actor (2001, Survival Zone, Lieutenant)
1937 - Ron Clarke, Australia, runner (held 19 world records)
1938 - Beryl F Anthony Jr, (Rep-D-CA, 1979- )
1939 - Richard Beymer, Avoca IA, actor (West Side Story, Diary of Anne Frank)
1939 - Ron Nagle, rock producer (Riding with the King)
1940 - John Lewis, (Rep-D-Georgia)
1940 - Peter McEnery, England, actor (Game is Over, Moonspinners)
1940 - Peter Gethin, British racing driver
1941 - Charlie Shelburne, English earl/large landowner
1942 - Margarethe Von Trotta, Berlin Germany, actress/director (Marianne)
1943 - David Geffin, Brooklyn NY, record producer (Geffin, Asylum)
1943 - Duncan Swift, jazz pianist
1943 - Roberto Faenza, director (Cop Killers, Corrupt)
1944 - Herman de Coninck, Flemish writer/poet (Impossible Work)
1944 - Kitty Winn, Wash DC, actress (Beacon Hill)
1945 - Paul Newton, rock bassist
1945 - Sudhir Naik, cricketer (Indian Test batsman in 2 Tests 1974)
Actor Alan RickmanActor Alan Rickman (1946) 1946 - Alan Rickman, actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Harry Potter)
1946 - Desmond Lewis, WI cricket batsman/keeper (avg 86.33 in 3 Tests)
1946 - Tricia Nixon Cox, Richard Milhaus' daughter (or 0202)
1946 - Tyne Daly, Madison Wisc, actress (Cagney & Lacey, Angel Unchained)
1946 - Anthony Daniels, British actor (Star Wars - C-3PO)
1946 - Bob Ryan, Boston sports columnist
1946 - Vito Rizzuto, Sicilian-born alleged mafia boss
1947 - Olympia J Snowe, (Rep-R-ME, 1979- )
1947 - Victor Sokolov, Russian journalist (d. 2006)
1948 - Larry Ragland, Richmond Va, comedian (Keep on Truckin')
1949 - Jerry Harrison, Milwaukee, rock keyboardist (Talking Heads)
1949 - Ronnie Hellström, Swedish footballer
1951 - John Parker, cricketer (NZ batsman of 70s)
1951 - Michael Cotten, rock synthesizer (Tubes)
1951 - Vince Welnick, rock keyboardist (Tubes)
1952 - Jean-Jacques Brunel, rock bassist (Stranglers-Dreamtime)
1953 - Christine Ebersole, Park Forest Ill, actress (SNL, Valerie, Tootsie)
1953 - William L Petersen, actor (Return to Lonesome Dove)
1954 - Ivo van Damme, Belgium, 800/1500m dash (Olympic-silver-1976)
1955 - Sir Steven Fayburgh, British diplomat
1956 - Woody Brown, Dayton Ohio, actor (Cliff-Facts of Life)
1958 - Alan Trammell, Garden Grove CA, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
1958 - Jack Coleman, Easton Pa, actor (Steven Carrington-Dynasty)
1958 - Jake Steinfeld, exercise expert (Body by Jake)
1958 - Mary-Chapin Carpenter, Princeton NJ, country vocalist (This Shirt)
1959 - José María Cano, Spanish musician
1960 - Steve Wynn, American singer (
1961 - Christopher Atkins, Rye NY, actor (Peter-Dallas, Blue Lagoon)
1961 - Ranking Roger, rock vocalist (English Beat-Drowning)
1961 - Yobes Ondieki, Kenya, 10K runner (world record)
1961 - Martha Hackett, American actress
1961 - Bertha Faye, American wrestler (d. 2001)
1962 - Vanessa Feltz, British television presenter
1962 - Chuck Palahniuk, American writer
1962 - David Foster Wallace, American writer
1963 - Greg Turner, Dunedin NZ, Australasia golfer
1963 - Michael Gostigian, Newtown Sq PA, pentathelete (Oly-16th-88, 92, 96)
1964 - Alana Soares, Redondo Beach Ca, playmate (Mar, 1983)
1964 - Mark E Kelly, Orange NJ, Lt USN/astronaut
1964 - Scott J Kelly, Orange NJ, Lt USN/astronaut
1964 - Willie Pless, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1964 - Jane Tomlinson, British cancer campaigner (d. 2007)
1964 - Huw Higginson, British actor
1965 - Jayson Meyer, Regina Saskatchewan, hockey defenseman (Team Germany)
1965 - Keith Arthurton, cricketer (Charlestown, Nevis WI lefty bat)
1966 - Bronwen Booth, London, actress (Andy-One Life to Live, Eternal Evil)
1966 - Chris Donnels, US baseball infielder (Houston Astros)
1966 - Edie Boyer, St Paul Minn, discus thrower
1966 - Tommy Hendricks, rocker
1966 - Wendy James, London England, vocalist (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
1967 - Bas Roorda, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, NEC) [or Feb 13]
1967 - Leroy Russel Burrell, Phila, long jumper (Olympics-96)
1967 - Patrick Lodewijks, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen)
1968 - Pellom McDaniels, NFL defensive end (KC Chiefs)
1968 - Terry Allen, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Wash Redskins)
1969 - Dean Noel, CFL full back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1969 - Petra Kronberger, Austrian alpine skiier (Olympic-gold-1992)
1969 - James Dean Bradfield, Welsh musician
1969 - Tony Meola, American footballer
1969 - Eric Wilson, American musician
1970 - Javier De La Hoya, Mexican/US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1970 - Marc Woodard, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
1970 - Michael Slater, cricketer (devastating Aust opening bat since 1993)
1970 - Patrick Pilloni, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1970 - Will Moore, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots, Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 - Arco Jochemsen, Dutch soccer player (SVDB, Vitesse)
1971 - Jeff Schmidt, US baseball pitcher (California Angels)
1971 - Jey Phillips, WLAF safety (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 - Jose Solano, actor (Baywatch)
1971 - Terry Mickens, NFL wide reciever (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)

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