Famous Birthdays on 25th January

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749 - Leo IV, the Khazar, Byzantine emperor (775-80)
1037 - Su Tung-p'o, [J Sotoba], China, layman/poet/administrator [or Dec 19]
1477 - Anna de Bretagne, wife of Maximilian of Austria & Louis XII
1509 - Giovanni Morone, Italian theologist/diplomat/cardinal/"heretic"
1540 - Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)
1615 - Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob)
1626 - John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter
1627 - Robert Boyle, Ireld, physicist/chemist/author (experiments with color)
1634 - Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/pension advisor of Holland (1672-88)
1640 - William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707)
1688 - Juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713)
1708 - Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter
1736 - Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Turin, Italy, mathematician and astronomer
1739 - Charles François Dumouriez, French general (d. 1823)
1750 - Johann Gottfried Vierling, composer
Poet Robert BurnsPoet Robert Burns (1759) 1759 - Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne), (d. 1796)
1766 - Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king Willem I
1770 - Francis Burdett, British politician
1777 - Elias Canneman, Dutch liberal minister of Finance (1813-14)
1794 - François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (d. 1878)
1796 - William McGillivray, Old Aberdeen, naturalist
1806 - Daniel Maclise, Irish painter
1814 - Francis Harrison Pierpont, governor (Union), died in 1899
1826 - Rembt T H P L A van Boneval Faure, Dutch MP
1834 - Pablo Hernandez Salces, composer
1839 - Seldon Connor, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1917
1841 - John Arbuthnot Fisher, Ceylon, 1st Baron Fisher/admiral of the fleet
1844 - Frederick E Kitziger, composer
1851 - Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar)
1851 - Jan Blockx, Belgium, opera composer (Sea Bride princess of Herberg)
1858 - Giuseppi Radiciotti, composer
1858 - Kokichi Mikimoto, Japanese pearl farm pioneer (d. 1954)
1860 - Charles Curtis, (R) 31st US VP (1929-33)
1864 - Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (d. 1934)
1866 - Emile Vandervelde, President (1900–1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments (d. 1938)
1874 - Hewlett Johnson, [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop
1874 - [William] Somerset Maugham, Paris, British novelist/poet (Of Human Bondage)
1878 - Ernst Alexanderson, Swedish-born television pioneer (d. 1975)
1880 - Francis George Scott, composer
1881 - Emil Ludwig, German biographer (Diana, Son of Man)
1881 - Gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer
Author Virginia WoolfAuthor Virginia Woolf (1882) 1882 - Virginia Woolf [Adeline], London, author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse), (d. 1941)
1884 - Edward Kilenyi, composer
1885 - A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon)
1885 - Kitahara Hakushū, Japanese poets and children's writers (d. 1942)
1886 - Wilhelm Furtwängler, German conductor (d. 1954)
1887 - Diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze)
1889 - Vladimir Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
1891 - Dame Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Britain, actress (Cleopatra)
1891 - William C Bullitt, 1st US ambassador to USSR
1896 - John Moores, British gambling magnate/multi-millionaire
1898 - Joachim Wach, German/US philosopher/sociologist (Understanding)
1899 - Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
1900 - Mildred Dunnock, Balt, actress (Baby Doll, Nun's Story)
1900 - Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ukraine, genetist/writer (Mankind Evolving)
1900 - Yojiro Ishizaka, Japanese writer (d. 1986)
1901 - Eric Brown, architect
1901 - Martin De Alzaga, Argentine racing driver (d. 1982)
1902 - Gerard P M Knuvelder, Dutch literature historian (Vocation, Kitty)
1902 - Pablo Antonio, Filipino modernist architect (d. 1975)
1903 - "Sleepy" John Estes, rocker
1904 - Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)
1908 - Lord Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph/Autocar)
1908 - W H V "Hopper" Levett, cricket keeper (England in 1 Test in Calcutta)
1910 - Harold Watkinson, politician/businessman
1910 - Hendrik Willem Hans Osieck, composer
1911 - Julia Frances Smith, composer
1912 - Lucius E Burch Jr, US lawyer/civil rights leader
1913 - Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
1915 - Michael Duane, educationalist
1917 - Ilya Prigogine, Russian scientist Nobel Laureate (d. 2003)
1917 - Jânio Quadros, Brazilian politician (d. 1992)
1918 - Ken Mayers, actor (Robbie Robertson-Space Patrol)
1918 - Ernie Harwell, American baseball sportscaster
1919 - Edwin Newman, NYC, newscaster/journalist/author (NBC-TV, Comment)
1919 - Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society of London)
1921 - Alfred Reed, composer
1921 - Russell Reading Braddon, Australian author
1922 - Jules P de Palm, Antilles writer
1922 - Raymond Baxter, British TV host/author (Fast Lady)
1923 - Eva Zeller, writer
1923 - Rusty Draper, American country and pop singer (d. 2003)
1923 - Shirley Mason, American psychiatric patient (Commonly known as "Sybil") (d. 1998)
1924 - Lou "The Toe" Groza, AAFC, NFL tackle, kicker (Cleveland Browns)
1925 - Eric Dempster, cricketer (NZ slow bowl of mid-50's, bowling avg 109.5)
1925 - Giorgos Zampetas, Greek musician and songwriter (d. 1992)
1927 - Antonio Carlos Jobim, composer
1927 - Gregg Palmer, SF, actor (Scream, To Hell & Back)
1927 - Seung Sahn, zen teacher (Korean line)
1927 - Fernie Flaman [Ferdinand], Dysart, SK, CAN, Hall of Fame NHL player (Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs), (d. 2012)
1928 - Eduard Shevardnadze, Soviet Georgia, foreign minister of USSR (-91)
1928 - Jérôme Choquette, Quebec lawyer and politician
1930 - Tanya Savicheva, Russian diarist (d. 1944)
1931 - Dean Jones, Decatur Ala, actor (Ensign O'Toole, Company, Love Bug)
1931 - Harold Lloyd Jr, actor (Frankenstein's Daughter)
1931 - Paavo J Haavikko, finnish writer/poet/husband of Marja-Liisa Vartio
1931 - Stikkan, Stig Anderson, music entrepreneur
1933 - Corazon Aquino, 11th President of the Philippines
1934 - Elizabeth Allen, Jersey City NJ, actress (Laura-Bracken's World)
1935 - António Ramalho Eanes, 17th President of Portugal
1936 - Dan Schaefer, (Rep-R-CO, 1983- )
1936 - Diana Hyland, Cleve Hgts Ohio, actress (Peyton Place, 8 is Enough)
1937 - Don Maynard, NFL receiver (NY Jets), #13
1937 - Kathleen Tynan Halton, writer
1937 - Ange-Félix Patassé, President of the Central African Republic
1938 - Betico Croes, Arubian politician (Status Aparte)
1938 - Etta James [Jamesette Hawkins], Los Angeles, California, singer (Roll with Me, At Last), (d. 2012)
1938 - Shotaro Ishinomori, Japanese manga author (d. 1998)
1938 - Leiji Matsumoto, sJapanese creator of anime.
1939 - Gabriel Romanus, Swedish politician
1941 - Elzie "Buddy" Baker, race-car driver
1941 - Gregory Sierra, American actor
1942 - Carl Eller, American football player
1942 - Eusébio, Portuguese footballer, (d. 2014)
1943 - Tobe Hooper, American film director
1944 - Anita Pallenberg, Italian model
1945 - Leigh Taylor-Young, Wash DC, actress (Peyton Place, Alice B Toklas)
1946 - Josephine M Verspaget, sociologist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
1946 - Ronnie Brandon, rocker (McCoys)
1946 - Silvio Blatter, writer
1947 - Tostão, Brazilian footballer
1947 - Ángel Nieto, Spanish motorcycle racer
1948 - Gueorgui Chichkine, Russian painter
1948 - Ros Kelly, Australian politician
1949 - John Cooper Clarke, English punk-poet
1950 - Gloria Naylor, US author (Women of Brewster Place)
1950 - Michael Cotton, rocker (Tubes)
1951 - Steve Prefontaine, Coos Bay Oregon, 5K (Olympics-4th-1972)
1952 - Sara Mandiano, French singer and songwriter
1952 - Timothy White, American journalist (d. 2002)
1953 - Malcolm Green, rocker (Split Enz-I Got You)
1953 - The Honky Tonk Man, American professional wrestler
1953 - Mark Weil, Uzbek theatre director (d. 2007)
1954 - Condredge Holloway, Alabama, CFL quarterback (Ottawa, Toronto)
1954 - Richard Finch, rock bassist (KC & Sunshine-That's the Way I Like It)
1954 - Ricardo Bochini, Argentinian footballer
1954 - Kim Gandy, American feminist
1956 - Andy Cox, rock guitarist (Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy)
1957 - Edmund Theodore Sylvers, rocker (Sylvers)
1957 - Jeff Gossett, NFL punter (Oakland Raiders)
1957 - Jenifer Lewis, actress (Girl 6, Meteor Man, Sister Act)
1957 - Martha Elizabeth Thomsen, Moses Lake Wash, playmate (May, 1980)
1957 - Eskil Erlandsson, Swedish politician
1957 - Andrew P. Harris, American politician
1958 - Dinah Manoff, NYC, actress (Elaine-Soap, Carol Weston-Empty Nest)
1958 - Gary Brian Tibbs, London, rock bassist (Adam & The Ants, Roxy Music)
1958 - Harti Weirather, Austrian alpine skier
1961 - Michele Tobin, Chicago Ill, actress (Fitzpatricks)
1961 - Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean politician
1962 - Chris Chelios, Chicago, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, Team USA)
1963 - Carl Fysh, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
1963 - Joe Lloyd, Highland Park Ill, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Space Coast)
1964 - Bob Sweeney, Concord, NHL center (NY Islanders, Calgary Flames)
1964 - Chip Foster, actor (Chip & Pepper's Surf's Up Saturday)
1964 - Pepper Foster, actress (Chip & Pepper's Surf's Up Saturday)
1964 - William Thomas Andrade, Fall River MA, PGA golfer (1991 Kemper Open)
1965 - Brian Holman, Winfield Ks, pitcher (Cin Reds, Seattle Mariners)
1965 - Esa Tikkanen, Helsinki FI, NHL left wing (Panthers, Canucks, Oly-B-98)
1966 - John [Vo] Velyvis, North Adams Mass, rower (Olympics-1996)
1966 - Mark Schlereth, NFL guard (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1966 - Paul Ranheim, St Louis, NHL left wing (Hartford Whalers)
1966 - Pavel Torgajev, Nizhnij Novgorod, NHL left wing (Calgary Flames)
1966 - Richie Lewis, US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1966 - Chet Culver, American politician, governor of Iowa
1967 - Mario Brunetta, hockey goaltender (Team Italy 1998)
1967 - Marty Calder, St Catharine ON, 62 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-12-92,96)
1967 - Randy Mckay, Montreal, NHL right wing (NJ Devils)
1967 - Mark Bamford, American writer/director
1968 - Lynette Brooky, NZ, golfer (NZ Open 1993/94)
1968 - Roosevelt Collins, WLAF DL (Amsterdam Admirals)
1968 - Tim De Leede, cricketer (Holland batsman 1996 World Cup)
1969 - Heidi Wolfgramm, rocker (Jets)
1969 - Jesse Harte, Rome Ga, heavy metal vocalist (Southgang-Tainted Angel)
1969 - Nolan Harrison, NFL defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders, Pitt Steelers)
1969 - Penny Moore, WNBA guard/forward (Charlotte Sting)
1969 - Kina, American singer
1970 - Chris Mills, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, NY Knicks)
1970 - Milt Stegall, CFL receiver (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1970 - Pau Coll, WLAF kicker/safety (Barcelona Dragons)
1970 - Scott Hendrickson, CFL guard (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1971 - Herman Smith, NFL/WLAF defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs, London Monarchs)
1971 - Jordan Young, Thunder Bay Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Purdue)
1971 - Kerry Taylor, US baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1971 - Kevin Williams, receiver/kick returner (Az Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys)
1971 - Konstantin Matoussevich, Israel, Men's high jump (Oly-7th-1996)
1971 - Tommie Jones, WLAF cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 - Vincent Brisby, NFL wide receiver (New England Patriots)
1971 - Luca Badoer, Italian race car driver
1971 - China Kantner, San Francisco, American actress and daughter of Grace Slick
1971 - Ana Ortiz, American actress and singer
1973 - Anthony Harris, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1973 - Elvis Presley Jr, alleged son of Elvis Presley
1973 - Marco Battaglia, tight end (Cincinnati Bengals)
1973 - Rodney Young, NFL safety (NY Giants)
1973 - Terrell Wade, Rembert SC, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1973 - Scott Milanovich, Butler Pennsylvania, coach and quarterback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1973 - Geoff Johns, American comic book writer
1973 - Chris Guy, American professional wrestler
1974 - Adam Meadows, offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
1974 - Daniel Sproule, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics-96)

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