Famous Birthdays on 25th January

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17 - Messalina, Rome, Roman Empress (wife of Claudius, infamous for her promiscuity) (either 17 or 20 AD)
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)
Roman Noblewoman and Wife of the Emperor Claudius MessalinaRoman Noblewoman and Wife of the Emperor Claudius Messalina (17) 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
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
Poet Robert BurnsPoet Robert Burns (1759) 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)

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