Famous Birthdays on 27th January

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1443 - Albert, Duke of Saxony (d. 1500)
1546 - Joachim III Frederick, elector (Brandenburg)
1556 - Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)
1585 - Hendrick Avercamp, Dutch painter (d. 1634)
1592 - Pierre de La Barre, composer
1603 - Harbottle Grimston, English politician (d. 1685)
1621 - Thomas Willis, English physician (d. 1675)
1662 - Richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist
1679 - Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter
1701 - Johann N von Hontheim, German church historian/suffragan (bishop)
1715 - Vaclav Kalous, composer
1720 - Samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)
1723 - Johann A Cramer, prime minister/poet
1741 - Hester Thrale, Welsh diarist (d. 1821)
1756 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austria, musical prodigy/composer (Figaro), (d. 1791)
1775 - Friedrich von Schelling, Germany, philosopher (Views on Christianity)
1775 - Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez Garcia, Spanish tenor/composer
1784 - Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer
1805 - Samuel Palmer, London, painter/etcher (Valley of Vision)
Philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph SchellingPhilosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (1775) 1805 - Sophie of Bavaria, archduchess of Austria (d. 1872)
1805 - Maria Anna of Bavaria, queen consort of Saxony (d. 1877)
1806 - Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (d. 1826)
1808 - David F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)
1814 - Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (d. 1879)
1821 - John Chivington, American officer, (d. 1892)
1822 - Thomas Leiper Kane, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1823 - Edouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo, France, composer (Symphonie Espagnole)
1824 - Jozef Israels, Dutch painter
1826 - Richard Taylor, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1828 - Louis Schubert, composer
1828 - Samuel Allen Rice, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
1830 - Georg Hellmesberger, composer
1830 - William Henry Fitzhugh Payne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1832 - Lewis Carroll, [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson], Halton, Cheshire, author (Alice in Wonderland), (d. 1898)
Author and Mathematician Lewis CarrollAuthor and Mathematician Lewis Carroll (1832) 1834 - Dmitri Mendeleev, chemist (discovered periodic table of the elements)
1834 - Robert Sanford Foster, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1836 - Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (masochism)
1841 - Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (d. 1910)
1848 - Togo Heihachiro, Japanese admiral (d. 1934)
1850 - Samuel Gompers, Dutch/US 1st president (American Federation of Labor)
1850 - Edward J. Smith, English captain of the Titanic (d. 1912)
1851 - Rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega)
1858 - Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Dutch/French/Belgian painter's model/writer
1859 - Wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918)
1867 - Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer
1868 - Cato Engelen-Sewing, Dutch soprano prima donna (Dutch Opera)
1869 - Will Marion Cook, composer
1872 - Learned Hand, Albany NY, Chief judge (US Court of Appeals)
1882 - Giuseppe Prezzolini, Italy, writer (La Voce, La Cultura Italiano)
1885 - Jerome Kern, NYC, Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta)
1885 - Eduard Künneke, German composer (d. 1953)
1885 - Maeda Seison, Japanese painter (d. 1977)
1887 - Carl Blegen, Minneapolis, archaeologist (excavator at Troy, Pylos)
1889 - Balthasar van der Pol, physicist (Comparison of Van der Pol)
1891 - Ilja Ehrenburg, writer
1892 - Mitya Stillman, composer
1893 - Soong Ching-ling, Chinese wife of Sun Yat-sen (d. 1981)
1894 - Fritz Pollard, early black NFL star (1920-26)
1895 - Claudio Carneyro, composer
1895 - Joseph Rosenstock, Cracow Poland, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1936-41)
1895 - Harry Ruby, American composer (d. 1974)
1899 - Granville English, composer
1900 - Hyman G Rickover, US Admiral (father of modern nuclear navy)
1901 - Art Rooney, NFL team owner (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1901 - Willy Fritsch, German actor (Spies, Women in the Moon)
1903 - John Eccles, British physiologist/neurologist
1903 - Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (d. 1979)
1905 - Howard McNear, Los Angeles California, actor (Floyd-Andy Griffith Show, Jetsons)
1905 - Luther Diamond, radio personality
1906 - Radames Gnattali, composer
1907 - Henry Cotton, English golf champion (won 3x British Open)
1908 - William Randolph Hearst Jr, newspaper publisher (Hearst Publishing)
1908 - Oran Page, American musician (d. 1954)
1911 - Benay Venuta, SF California, actress (Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Mister)
1911 - George Pope, cricketer (Eng pace bowler, 1-49 & 0-36 in his only Test)
1912 - Lawrence Durrell, Darjeeling, Indian/British writer (Private Country, Alexandria Quartet)
1912 - Arne Næss, Norwegian philosopher
1913 - Milton Adolphus, composer
1913 - Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer
1914 - Anna Larina, revolutionary
1915 - Jack Brymer, clarinettist
1917 - Dunboyne, Lord
1917 - Merrivale, Lord
1918 - Elmore James, musician (Dust My Broom)
1918 - Skitch Henderson, Birmingham England, orchestra leader (Tonight Show)
1918 - William Seawell, United States Army Brigadier General (d. 2005)
1919 - David Seville, [Ross Bagdasarian], Fresno California, (Alvin & Chipmunks)
1919 - H D Halsey, Bishop of Carlisle
1919 - Nina Milkina, pianist
1920 - Helmut Zacharias, German violinist (d. 2002)
1920 - John Box, British film production designer and art director (d. 2005)
1921 - Donna Reed, Denison Iowa, (From Here to Eternity, Wonderful Life)
1922 - Wilfrid Bourne, QC/Clerk of the Crown in Chancery
1924 - Alexander Georgiyevich Chugayev, composer
1924 - Kenneth Corfield, CEO (STC)
1924 - Rauf Denktasj, Turkish-Cypriot politician
1924 - Brian Rix [The Lord Rix], Cottingham, Yorkshire, English actor
1924 - Sabu, [Dastagir], India, actor (Elephant Boy, Drum)
1924 - William van Straubenzee, British MP
1925 - Geoffrey Tucker, British political consultant
1925 - John Bury, designer
1926 - Fritz Spiegl, Austrian journalist (d. 2003)
1926 - Ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (d. 2004)
1927 - Doretta Morrow, NYC, actress (Because You're Mine)
1927 - Joe Perry, AAFC/NFL Hall of Fame fullback (SF 49ers, Balt Colts)
1927 - Michael Craig, Poona India, actor (Escape 2000, Vault of Horror)
1927 - Nancy Dickerson, journalist (NBC)
1928 - Jean-Michel Damase, composer
1928 - Hans Modrow, a German politician, premier of East Germany
1929 - Ingrid Thulin, Solleftea Sweden, actress (Cries & Whispers, Damned)
1929 - Richard Du Cann, lawyer QC
1929 - Gastón Suárez, Bolivian novelist (d. 1984)
1930 - Bobby "Blue" Bland, Rosemark TN, blues singer (Call on the Drummer), (d. 2013)
1930 - Esteban Edward Torres, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
1930 - Roger Sims, British MP
1931 - John Hopkins, writer
1931 - Mordecai Richler, Montreal author, (Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz)
1931 - Rudi Maugeri, rocker (Crew Cuts)
1931 - Vinson, Lord
1932 - Neville Trotter, British MP
1933 - Mohamed Al Fayed, CEO (Harrods)
1933 - Rita Hennessy, matron-in-chief (QARANC)
1934 - Donald Spiers, controller (Aircraft MoD)
1934 - Edithe Cresson, premier of France (1991-92)
1934 - Federico Mayor Zaragoza, Barcelona Spain, UNESCO director (1987- )
1934 - Julian Ogilvie Thompson, CEO (De Beers)
1935 - Gillian Beer, professor/president (Clare Hall-Cambridge)
1936 - Ismail Kadare, Albanian author/poet (Dimri i Madh)
1936 - Troy Donahue, NYC, actor (Surfside Six, Cockfighter, Hawaiian Eye)
Physicist and Nobel Laureate Samuel TingPhysicist and Nobel Laureate Samuel Ting (1936) 1936 - Samuel Ting, Ann Arbor, Michigan, American physicist, Nobel Laureate
1937 - John Ogdon, Manchester England, pianist/composer
1938 - Kim Gardner, rocker (Byrds)
1938 - Timothy Elworthy, Captain of The Queen's Flight
1939 - Mike Hill, Jackson MI, PGA golfer (1977 Ohio Kings Island Open)
1939 - N R Bomford, head master (Harrow School)
1939 - Rawlings, Baroness
1939 - Tigran Yegiayi Mansuryan, composer
1940 - Brian T O'Leary, Boston Mass, astronaut
1940 - James Cromwell, Los Angeles, California, American actor (Babe, The Green Mile)
1942 - Petr Kotik, composer
1942 - John Witherspoon, American actor
1943 - A H Harper, CEO (Baltic Exchange)
1943 - Cumberlege, Baroness
1944 - Kevin Coyne, rocker
1944 - Nicholas Berkeley Mason, drummer (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)
1944 - Peter Akinola, Nigerian religious leader
1945 - Mairead Corrigan-Maguire, North Irish peace activist (Nobel 1976)
1945 - Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader (d. 2005)
1946 - Kim Gardner, England, rock bassist (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)
1947 - Nedra Telley, NYC, vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Little Baby)
1947 - Björn Afzelius, Swedish singer (d. 1999)
1947 - Vyron Polydoras, Greek politician
1948 - Chuck Larsen, rocker (Snuff)
1948 - Mikhail Baryshnikov, Riga Latvia, ballet dancer (That's Dancing)
1949 - Ethan Mordden, American author
1950 - Amos Grunebaum, Israeli-born physician
1950 - Derek Acorah, English spirit medium
1951 - Brian Downey, rock drummer (Thin Lizzy-Boys are Back in Town)
1951 - Scott Lane, NYC, actor (Gary-McKeever & the Colonel)
1951 - Seth Justman, Wash DC, rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)
1952 - Brian Gottfried, Baltimore Md, tennis star (Wimbledon Doubles 1976)
1952 - Peter Garland, composer
1952 - "White Shoes" Johnson, American football player
1954 - Kimberly J "Kim" Hughes, Australian cricketer
1954 - Peter Laird, American comic-book artist
1954 - Joko Ninomiya, Japanese martial artist
1955 - Richard Young, Glasgow Ky, singer (Kentucky Headhunters-Davy Crockett)
1955 - Brian Engblom, Canadian ice hockey player
1955 - John G. Roberts, 17th Chief Justice of the United States
1955 - Alexander Stuart, British author
1955 - Koji Ushikubo, Japanese racing driver
1956 - Mimi Rogers, Coral Gables Fla, actress (Paper Dolls, The Rousters)
1956 - Fred Quillan, Portland Oregon, WLAF offensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1957 - Frank Miller, US, comicbook writer (Batman-The Dark Knight Returns)
1958 - Alan Milburn, British MP
1958 - Charles Waltz, rocker (Shooting Star)
1958 - James Grippando, American novelist
1958 - Kadri Mälk, Estonian artist and jewelry designer
1959 - Chris Collinsworth, NFL wide receiver/TV sportscaster
1959 - Patti Cohoon, Whittier California, actress (Molly-Here Come the Brides)
1959 - Göran Hägglund, Swedish politician
1959 - Keith Olbermann, American news presenter
1961 - Charlotte Kemp, Omaha Ne, playmate (Dec, 1982)
1961 - Gillian Gilbert, Manchester England, rocker (New Order-Round & Round)
1961 - Jean-Paul Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Oly-9/10-88, 92, 96)
1961 - Karen Velez, Rockville Ctr NY, playmate (December, 1984)
1961 - Margo Timmins, singer (Cowboy Junkies)
1961 - Martin Degville, rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
1961 - Rudi Mauger, rocker (Crew Cuts)
1961 - Dina Bonnevie, Filipino actress
1961 - Narciso Rodriguez, American fashion designer
1962 - James F Doehring, Santa Barbara CA, shot putter (Olympics-silver-1992)
1962 - Michael Collins, clarinettist
1962 - Roberto Paci Dalò, Italian director and composer
1964 - Bridget Fonda, Los Angeles California, actress (Scandal, Single White Female)
1964 - Cathy Podewell, California, actress (Dallas)
1964 - Inga Thompson, Reno Nevada, US cyclist (Olympic-8th-88, 84, 92)
1964 - Jack Haley, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)
1964 - Migi, [Miguel Drummond] rock (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Your Distance)
1964 - Woody Austin, Tampa FL, PGA golfer (1995 Buick Open)

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