Famous Birthdays on 6th February

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1461 - Dzore Drzic, Croatian poet
1564 - Christopher Marlowe, English poet/dramatist (Dr Faustus)
1577 - Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)
1608 - Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher
1611 - Chongzhen Emperor, 16th and last Ming Emperor of China (d. 1644)
1612 - Antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist
1637 - Toyotomi Hideyoshi, unified Japan
1639 - Daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691)
1665 - Anne Stuart, Queen of England (1702-14)
1673 - Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer
1695 - Andre Cheron, composer
1695 - Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (d. 1726)
1705 - Johann Matthias Leffloth, composer
Chinese Emperor ChongzhenChinese Emperor Chongzhen (1611) 1732 - Charles Lee, General in the American Revolution (d. 1782)
1744 - Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist and surgeon (d. 1795)
1748 - Adam Weishaupt, founder of the Bavarian Illuminati (d. 1811)
1753 - Evariste Desire Desforges chevalier de Parny, French poet
1756 - Aaron Burr, Newark NJ, (D-R), 3rd US VP (1801-05), dueler
1757 - Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Polish scholar and statesman. (d. 1841)
1778 - Ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis)
1793 - Pietro Rovelli, composer
1797 - Joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs
1802 - Charles Wheatstone, English physicist/musician [or Feb 7]
1804 - Ragnerus L van Andringa de Kempenaer, Dutch officer/swindler
1807 - Hans Matthison-Hansen, composer
1811 - Henry George Liddell, father of the Alice in Alice in Wonderland (d. 1898)
1818 - William Maxwell Evarts, (Union), died in 1901
1830 - Marcellus Monroe Crocker, Brig gen (Union volunteers), died in 1865)
1832 - John Brown Gordon, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1904
Confederate General J.E.B. StuartConfederate General J.E.B. Stuart (1833) 1833 - J.E.B. Stuart [James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart], Patrick County, Virginia, Confederate General
1833 - José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (d. 1906)
1834 - William Dorsey Pender, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1834 - Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (d. 1889)
1834 - Edwin Klebs, Kaliningrad Russia, German Physician and Bacteriologist known for his work on the bacterial theory of infection and his discovery, with F. A. J. Löffler, of the diphtheria bacillus (Klebs-Löffler bacillus)
1838 - Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], England, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)
1838 - Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933)
1848 - Luigi Mancinelli, composer
1853 - Ignacij Klemenčič, Slovenian physicist (d. 1901)
1860 - Johan [Eliza J] de Meester, Dutch journalist/writer (Geertje)
1864 - John Henry Mackay, Scottish/German author/poet (Anarchists)
1866 - Karl T Sapper, German geography/geologist (Vulkankunde)
1872 - Theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8]
1874 - Milton Bennett Medary, US, architect (Washington Chapel)
1875 - Leonid Gobyato, Russian general (d. 1915)
1876 - Wilhelm Schmidtbonn[-Schmidt], German playwright (Der Sprechende Eros)
1878 - Waclaw Gieburowski, composer
1879 - Carl Ramsauer, Berlin, Germany, professor of physics and a research physicist (Ramsauer-Townsend effect)
1881 - Karl Weigl, composer
1887 - Josef Frings, German Archbishop of Cologne (d. 1978)
1888 - Ljudmil Stojanow, Bulgarian poet (Metsh i Slowo, Cholera)
1889 - Karel Wellens, Flemish painter
1889 - Siegfried Kracauer, writer
1892 - William Parry Murphy, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)
1893 - Muhammad Zafrulla Khan, pres of UN General Assembly (1962-63)
1894 - Eric Partridge, New Zealand lexicographer (d. 1979)
1895 - George Herman (Babe) Ruth, Baltimore, Maryland, baseball great (NY Yankees)
1897 - Alberto [de Almeida] Cavalcanti, Brazil, director (Nicholas Nickleby)
Mobster Louis BuchalterMobster Louis Buchalter (1897) 1897 - Louis Buchalter, New York City New York, Jewish American mobster (Murder, Inc.)
1899 - Ramon Novarro, [Jose RG Samaniegos], Durango Mexico, actor (Ben Hur)
1900 - Roy Smeck, guitarist/banjoist
1900 - Rudolf Vornlund, Swedish playwright (Heliga Familjen)
1901 - Ben Lyon, Atlanta GA, actor (I Cover the Waterfront, Night Nurse)
1902 - Louis Nizer, lawyer (defended blacklisted stars in '50s, Catspaw)
1902 - George Brunies, American musician (d. 1974)
1903 - John Dunning, cricketer (NZ medium-fast bowler of 30's)
1903 - Pieter G Buckinx, Flemish writer (Temptation of Poverty)
1904 - Claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
1905 - Władysław Gomułka, Polish communist leader (d. 1982)
1907 - Sam Green, industrialist/inventor
1908 - Amintore Fanfani, premier of Italy
1908 - Edward Lansdale, general/model (Quiet American, Ugly American)
1908 - Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, national Park Warden
1909 - Israel Citkowitz, composer
1910 - George H Poyser, English soccer player/manager (Brentford)
1910 - Irmgard Keun, German author (d. 1982)
1910 - Carlos Marcello, Tunisian-born gangster (d. 1993)
1911 - A W "Dooley" Briscoe, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for South Africa 30's)
US President & Actor Ronald ReaganUS President & Actor Ronald Reagan (1911) 1911 - Ronald Reagan, Tampico IL, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo) and 40th US President (R) (1981-89)
1912 - Eva Braun, mistress (Adolf Hitler)
1913 - John Lund, Rochester NY, actor (Wackiest Ship in the Army)
1913 - Mary Nicol Leakey, palaeontologist
1914 - Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor (d. 2005)
1915 - Derk Roemers, Dutch politician (Soc-Dem)
1916 - Bill Doggett, rocker
1916 - John Crank, British mathematician (d. 2006)
1917 - Zsa Zsa Gabor, [Zsa Sari], Budapest, actress (Queen of Outer Space)
1917 - Arthur Gold, Toronto, Canada, pianist
1917 - Liberato Firmino Sifonia, composer
Paleoanthropologist Mary LeakeyPaleoanthropologist Mary Leakey (1913) 1918 - Lothar-Günther Buchheim, German author (d. 2007)
1919 - Lindsay Tuckett, cricketer (son of Len, 9 Tests for South Africa 1947-49)
1919 - Louis Heren, journalist/writer (China's Three Thousand Years)
1920 - James H Scheuer, (Rep-D-NY, 1965-73, 75- )
1921 - Bob Scott [Robert], Wellington, NZ, Ruby player (All Black, 1946-54), (d. 2012)
1922 - Patrick MacNee, London England, actor (Jonathan Steed-Avengers)
1922 - Denis Norden, British television personality
1923 - Maurice Le Roux, composer
1924 - Billy Wright, English soccer player
1924 - Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Road to Rome)
1924 - Jin yong, Chinese novelist
1926 - Haskell Wexler, American cinematographer
1926 - Walker Edmiston, American actor (d. 2007)
1927 - Smokey Burgess, baseball catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1929 - Sixten Jernberg, Sweden, skier (Olympic-gold-1956/60/64), (d. 2012)
1929 - Pierre Brice, French actor
1929 - Oscar Sambrano Urdaneta, Venezuelan writer
1931 - Fred Trueman, English cricketer ("Fiery Fred",307 wickets for England)
1931 - Rip Torn, Tx, actor (Coma, Summer Rental, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
1931 - Mamie Van Doren, American actress
1932 - Francois Truffaut, Paris, director (Jules & Jim, Fahrenheit 451)
1932 - Camilo Cienfuegos, Cuban revolutionary (d. 1959)
1933 - Leslie Crowther, English TV-comic/quizmaster
1933 - Mamie Van Doren, Rowena SD, actress (Navy vs Night Monsters) [or 2/2]
1933 - Walter E Fauntroy, (Rep-D-DC, 1971- )
1934 - Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (d. 2000)
1936 - Otis Williams, rocker (Charms)
1936 - J. Howard Marshall III, American businessman
1937 - Baldev Singh Chahal, campaigner
1938 - Ellsworth Milburn, composer
1939 - Mike Farrell, St Paul Minn, actor (BJ Honeycutt-M*A*S*H, Battered)
1940 - Jimmy Tarbuck, English comic/golfer
1940 - Tom Brokaw, Yankton SD, news anchor (NBC Nightly News 1982- )
1941 - Gigi Perreau, Los Angeles California, actress (Journey to Center of Time)
1941 - Stephen Albert, composer
1942 - John London, bassist (Michael Nesmith band)
1942 - Sarah Brady, American gun-control activist
1942 - James Loewen, American sociologist and historian
1943 - Fabian [Fabiano Anthony Forte], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American vocalist (Turn Me Loose, Tiger)
1943 - Gayle Hunnicutt, Fort Worth Tx, actress (Legend of Hell House, Dallas)
1944 - Michael Tucker, Balt MD, actor (Stuart Markowitz-LA Law)
1944 - Christine Boutin, French politician
Reggae Musician Bob MarleyReggae Musician Bob Marley (1945) 1945 - Bob [Robert Nesta] Marley, Nine Mile St Ann, Jamaican reggae musician and singer-songwriter (Wailers-No Woman)
1946 - Jim Turner, American politician
1946 - Kate McGarrigle, Canadian singer and songwriter
1947 - Charles Hickcox, US, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968)
1949 - Frank Rich, US politician (?)
1949 - Manuel Orantes, tennis champ (US Open-1975)
1949 - Richie Zisk, baseball player
1950 - Mike Batt, composer/arranger
1950 - Natalie Cole, Los Angeles California, vocalist (Pink Cadillac, Miss You Like Crazy)
1950 - Punky Meadows, Washington DC, rock guitarist (Angel)
1950 - Rich Glover, NFLer
1951 - Maria Christina, Belgian princess/daughter of Leopold III
1951 - Marco Antônio, Brazilian footballer
1951 - Margo [Margeret Catherine O'Donnell ], County Donegal Ireland, Irish singer
1951 - Jacques Villeret, French film actor (d. 2005)
1952 - Richard Charsworth, Australian women field hockey head coach (Oly-96)
1952 - Ricardo Lavolpe, Argentine football coach
1953 - Susie Hutchison, Flintridge California, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-96)
1954 - Scott Kempner, "Top Ten" rocker (Del Lords)
1955 - Eric Money, NBAer
1956 - Jon Walmsley, Lancashire England, actor (Jason-Waltons)
1956 - Linda Grovenor, Baltimore MD, actress (Die Laughing, Wheels of Fire)
1957 - Jerry Marotta, rocker (Orleans-Love Takes Time)
1957 - Kathy Najimy, actress (Sister Act, Veronica's Closet)
1957 - Robert Townsend, Chicago, comedian/actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy)
1957 - Simon Phillips, Drummer of Toto (band)
1958 - Barry Miller, Los Angeles California, actor (Fame, Peggy Sue Got Married)
1958 - Bill Dawley, baseball player
1958 - Cecily Adams, Queens NY, entertainment caster (American Heart)
1958 - Kelly Leadbetter, Phoenix AZ, LPGA golfer (1986 Hennessy French Open)
1958 - Mark Hamilton, Louisville KY, sprint kayak Olympics-96)
1958 - Simon Baker, Australian speed walker, (Olympics-84, 88, 96)
1959 - Ken Nelson, English record producer
1960 - Megan Gallagher, Reading PA, actress (Slap Maxwell, Millennium)
1961 - Yuri Ivanovich Onufriyenko, Russian major/cosmonaut (Mir, Soyuz TM-23)
1961 - Bill Lester, American racecar driver
1962 - Axl Rose, [William Bailey], Lafayette In, vocalist (Guns & Roses)
1963 - David Capel, cricketer (England all-rounder in 15 Tests 1987-90)
1963 - Mike Hough, Montreal, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
1963 - Kevin Trudeau, American entrepreneur
1964 - Matt Hayes, Australian soling yachter (Olympics-96)
1964 - Skip Ewing, Redlands California, country vocalist (Coast of Colorado)
1966 - Alex Antonitsch, Austria, tennis star
1966 - Rick Astley, rock vocalist (Never Gonna Give You Up)
1966 - Tom Tupa, NFL punter/quarterback (Cleveland Browns, NE Patriots)
1967 - Bennie Dekker, Dutch soccer player (NEC/AZ/De Graafschap)
1967 - Mike Evans, WLAF defensive tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
1967 - Randy Hilliard, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1967 - Anita Cochran, American singer
1967 - Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard) (d. 2007)
1968 - Imtiaz Abbasi, UAE cricket wicket-keeper (World Cup 1996)
1968 - Malika Mahfoud, Copenhagen Denmark, golfer (Gippsland Ladies Amateur)
1968 - Richard Newbill, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
1968 - Adolfo Valencia, Colombian footballer
1968 - Akira Yamaoka, Japanese composer
1969 - Anna Acker-Macosko, Marshfield WI, LPGA golfer (1995 Gold Coast Tour)
1969 - April Lerman, Chicago Ill, actress (Lila-Charles in Charge)
1969 - Bob Wickman, Green Bay WI, pitcher (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)
1969 - Greg Patrick, WLAF safety (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 - James Jones, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens)
1969 - Kurt Abbott, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)
1969 - Rajindra Dhanraj, Trinidad cricket leg-spinner (WI 1994-95)
1969 - David Hayter, American Voice of Solid Snake
1970 - Jeff Rouse, US, 50m/100m backstroke swimmer (Olymp-gold/silver-92, 96)
1970 - Mark Hutton, Adelaide Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees)
1970 - Per Frandsen, Danish footballer
1971 - Brad Hogg, cricketer (WA chinaman all-rounder, Australia v India 1996)
1971 - Carlos Rogers, NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors)
1971 - Lance Bade, Vancouver BC, US double trap (Olympics-bronze-1996)
1971 - Mana Endo, Hiroshima Japan, tennis star (1996 3rd round Aust Open)

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