Famous Birthdays on 12th March

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1270 - Charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (d. 1325)
1336 - Eduard, Duke of Gelre (1361-71) husband of Catharina of Bayern
1479 - Giuliano de' Medici, monarch of Florence
1515 - Caspar Othmayr, composer
1607 - Paul Gerhardt, German hymnist (d. 1676)
1613 - André Le Nôtre, French landscape architect (d. 1700)
1620 - Johann Heinrich Hottinger, Swiss philologist and theologian (d. 1667)
1626 - John Aubrey, English antiquary and writer (d. 1697)
1637 - Anne Hyde, wife of James II of England (d. 1671)
1647 - Victor-Maurice, comte de Broglie, French general (d. 1727)
1672 - Richard Steele, Irish writer and politician (d. 1729)
1685 - George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
1710 - Thomas Augustine Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia)
1718 - Joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798)
1755 - Georges Couthon, French politician
1758 - Leopold earl of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician [or March 22]
1768 - Carolus Antonius Fodor, composer
1781 - Frederica of Baden, Queen of Sweden (d. 1826)
1788 - Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor
1793 - Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, composer
1800 - Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian
1806 - Jane Means Appleton Pierce, 1st lady (1853-57)
1808 - Gerrit van der Linde Jz, "Schoolmaster", Dutch poet
1816 - David Stuart, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1818 - John Lorimar Worden, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1897
3rd Prime Minister of Canada John Abbott3rd Prime Minister of Canada John Abbott (1821) 1821 - John Abbott, Saint-Andre Quebec, (C) 3rd Canadian PM (1891-92)
1821 - Luitpold von Bayern, Prince-regent of Bayern
1823 - William Flank Perry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1824 - Gustav R Kirchoff, Prussia, physicist (spectral analysis)
1826 - Robert Lowry, composer
1827 - John Robert Jones, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1827 - William Richard Terry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897
1830 - William Felix Brantley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1870
1831 - Clement Studebaker, automobile pioneer (Studebaker)
1832 - Charles Boycott, Ireland, estate manager/caused boycotts
1835 - Simon Newcomb, US, scientist/mathematician/astronomer
1837 - Felix Alexandre Guilmant, composer
1838 - William Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)
1848 - Cyrill Kistler, composer
1855 - John White, composer
1859 - Josef Cyril Sychra, composer
1859 - Abraham H. Cannon, Mormon apostle (d. 1896)
1860 - Salvatore Di Giacomo, composer
1862 - Jane Delano, US, nurse/teacher/founder (Red Cross)
1863 - Adolf A Wolfschoon, Curacao, poet
1863 - Gabriele D'Annunzio, Italy, writer/military hero (Intruder)
1863 - Vladimir Vernadsky, Russian mineralogist (d. 1945)
1864 - W. H. R. Rivers, British psychiatrist (d. 1922)
1874 - Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer
1875 - Julio Garreta, composer
1877 - Wilhelm Frick, German protector of Bohemia/Moravia
1878 - Gemma Galgani, Italian saint
1878 - Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer
1880 - House Peters, England, silent film actor (Kansas Territory)
1880 - Nikolaos Georgantas, Greek discus thrower (d. 1958)
1880 - Henry Drysdale Dakin, British-American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (d. 1952)
1881 - Daniel Webster Hoan, Wisc (Mayor-Socialist-Milwaukee)
1881 - Gunnar Nordström, Finnish physicist (d. 1923)
1883 - Judge Jackson, composer
1883 - Zoltán Meskó, Hungarian Nazi (d. 1959)
1885 - Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, Flemish architect/urban developer
1888 - Hall Johnson, composer
1889 - Philip Guedalla, historian
1889 - Þórbergur Þórðarson, Icelandic author (d. 1974)
1890 - A Evert Taube, Swedish writer/troubadour
1890 - Vaslav Nijinsky, Ukrainian/US ballet dancer (Petroesjka) [OS=Feb 28]
1890 - William Dudley Pelley, American leader of the Silver Legion (d. 1965)
1891 - Michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist
1891 - George W. Mason, American industrialist (d. 1954)
1895 - William C. Lee, U.S. Army general (d. 1948)
1896 - Jesse "Lone Cat" Fuller, San Francisco Blues Great
1898 - Fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Sold Grandpa)
1900 - David Croll, QC senator
1900 - Zoltan Vasarhelyi, composer
1904 - Ken James, cricket wicketkeeper (NZ's 1st Test, later Northants)
1907 - (Margaret Peggy McCrorie) Herbison, politician
1907 - Arthur Hewlett, British actor (d. 1997)
1907 - Dorrit Hoffleit, American astronomer (d. 2007)
1908 - David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician
1908 - Inez Courtney, NYC, actress (13th Man, Crime Ring, Raven)
1908 - Rita Angus, New Zealand painter (d. 1970)
1910 - Roger L Stevens, producer (Giant)
1910 - Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, Orange NJ, boxer/actor (On the Waterfront)
1910 - Wilhelmus L Reijers, sculptor
1910 - Masayoshi Ohira, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1980)
1911 - Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, president of Mexico
1912 - James McKay, lord provost of Edinburgh
1912 - Kylie Tennant, novelist (Battlers, Lost Haven)
1912 - Paul Weston, Springfield Mass, orchestra leader (Jim Nabors Hour)
1912 - Irving Layton, Canadian poet (d. 2006)
1913 - Harold Butler, cricketer (England pace bowler late 40's)
1914 - Jan Kapr, composer
1915 - Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/abstract painter
1917 - Googie Withers, Karachi India, actress (1 of Our Aircraft is Missing)
1917 - Tom Normanton, British MP
1918 - James Bracken, race horse trainer
1918 - Elaine de Kooning, American artist (d. 1989)
1921 - Giovanni Agnelli, CEO (Fiat Automakers)
1921 - Gordon MacRae, East Orange NJ, singer/actor (Oklahoma, Carousel)
1921 - Max de Metz, Dutch publisher/translator
1921 - Ralph Shapey, Phila, composer (Fantasy, Rituals)
1921 - Ülo Jõgi, Estonian freedom fighter (d. 2007)
1922 - Helen Parrish, Columbus Ga, actress (Hour Glass, Show Business)
Writer Jack KerouacWriter Jack Kerouac (1922) 1922 - Jack Kerouac, Beat writer (On the Road, Mexico Blues)
1922 - Lane Kirkland, union president (AFL-CIO)
1922 - Thomas Hugh Eastwood, composer
1923 - Hjalmar Andersen, Norway, 1500, 5K, 10K speed skater (Oly-gold-1952), (d. 2013)
1923 - Norbert Brainin, violinist
1923 - Walter M Schirra Jr, Hackensack NJ, Capt USN/ast (Mer 8, Gem 6, Ap 7)
1923 - Mae Young, American professional wrestler
1925 - Georges Delerue, composer
1925 - Harry [Maxwell] Harrison, UK, sci-fi author (Deathworld Trilogy), (d. 2012)
1925 - Leo Esaki, [Esaki Reona], Japan, physicist (Tunnel effect-Nobel 1973)
1925 - Louison Bobet, French cyclist (Tour de France 1953-55)
1925 - William G Whitehurst, (Rep-R-Va)
1926 - David Oliver Williams, trade unionist (COHSE)
1926 - George R Ariyoshi, (Gov-D-Hawaii)
1926 - Gudrun Ure, British actress (Lady MacBeth, BBC Sorcerer)
1926 - Hildy Park, Wash DC, actress (To Tell the Truth)
1926 - John C[lellon] Holmes, US writer (Horn)
1926 - Rolv Berger Yttrehus, composer
1926 - Ronald Alley, art gallery manager (Tate Gallery)
1926 - Freddie Williams, Port Talbot, Wales, motorcycle speedway rider (world champion, 1950, 1952), (d. 2013)
1927 - Raul Alfonsin, president (Argentina)
Playwright Edward AlbeePlaywright Edward Albee (1928) 1928 - Edward Albee, Washington, DC, playwright (Virgina Woolfe, Zoo Story)
1928 - Phil Jones, principal (Trinity College of Music)
1928 - Roland Moyle, British deputy chairman (Police Complaints Authority)
1928 - Thérèse Lavoie-Roux, Quebec politician and senator
1928 - Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan musician (d. 2007)
1929 - Bernard Costello, US, double sculls (Olympic-silver-1956)
1929 - Lupe Anguiano, Mexican-American civil rights activist
1929 - U Win Tin, jailed Burmese journalist
1930 - Antony Acland, provost of Eton/British ambassador (to US)
1930 - Robin Cavendish, disabled campaigner
1930 - Scoey Mitchill, Newburgh NY, comedian (Barefoot in the Park, Rhoda)
1930 - Stanko Horvat, composer
1931 - Geoffrey de Bellaigue, director (Royal Collection)
1931 - William "Buckwheat" Thomas, actor (Little Rascals)
1931 - Herbert Kelleher, Southwest Airlines co-founder
1932 - Andrew Young, US ambassador to UN (1977-79)/(Mayor-D-Atlanta)
1932 - Barbara Feldon, American actress and model
1934 - Rudolph Agner, CEO (Consolidated Gold Fields)
1935 - Helga Pilarczyk, German soprano (Salome, Lulu)
1935 - John Gross, author (Age of Kipling, Dickens & 20th Century)
1935 - John Doherty, English footballer (d. 2007)
1936 - Anthony Loehnis, vice chairman (S G Warburg & Co)
1936 - Keith Slater, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1958-59 series)
1936 - Lloyd Dobbins, Newport News Va, newscaster (NBC News Overnight)
1936 - Patrick Procktor, painter
1937 - Elizabeth Vaughan, opera soprano (Victor-Victoria)
1938 - Lew De Witt, American country singer and composer (Statler Brothers-Flowers on the Wall)
1938 - Dimitri Terzakis, composer
1938 - Johnny Rutherford, auto racer (26 championship races)
1938 - Karl Soderlund, Duluth Minn, Mr Sally Jesse Raphael
1938 - Millie Perkins, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Table for 5, Shooting)
1938 - Norman Hogg, British MP
1938 - Tona Scherchen-Hsiao, composer
1938 - Vijay Mehra, cricketer (Indian Test batsman from age 17)
1939 - Barbara Feldon, Pitts Pa, actress (Agent 99-Get Smart)
1939 - David Mlinaric, British interior director
1940 - Al Jarreau, Milwaukee WI, jazz singer (Moonlighting)
1940 - Albert Johanneson, soccer star
1940 - M.A. Numminen, Finnish singer and writer
1942 - Bert Campaneris, baseball player (Oakland A's)
1942 - Brian O'Hara, rocker
1942 - Salvatore "the Bull" Gravano, mobster (testified against Gotti)
1942 - Ratko Mladić, Republika Srpska leader
1942 - Jimmy Wynn, American baseball player, 1963-1977
1945 - Hans van Emden, Dutch guitarist (Les Baroques)
1945 - Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, American gangster
Singer & Actress Liza MinnelliSinger & Actress Liza Minnelli (1946) 1946 - Liza Minnelli, Hollywood CA, singer/actress (Sterile Cuckoo, Cabaret)
1946 - Frank Welker, American voice actor
1946 - Peter Whalley, British television writer and author
1947 - Jill O'Hara, Warren Penn, Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!)
1947 - Mitt Romney, 70th Governor of Massachusetts
1947 - Kalervo Palsa, Finnish artist (d. 1987)
1948 - Dana Walden, rock keyboardist (Champaign)
1948 - James Taylor, Boston MA, vocalist/guitarist (Up on the Roof)
1948 - Kent Conrad, (Sen-D North Dakota)
1948 - Les Holroyd, Oldham England, rocker (Barclay James Harvest)
1948 - Virginia Bottomley, British minister of health and heritage
1949 - Bill Payne, Waco TX, rock keyboardist (Little Feat-Time Loves a Hero)
1949 - David Mellor, secretary of the British treasury/MP
1949 - Mary Alice Williams, news reporter (NBC-TV)
1949 - Mike Gibbons, Swansea Wales, rock drummer (Badfinger)
1949 - Sara Lane, NYC, actress (Elizabeth Grainger-The Virginian)
1949 - Natalia Kuchinskaya, Soviet gymnast
1949 - Moctesuma Esparza, Mexican-American producer and filmmaker
1950 - Jon Provost, actor (Timmy-Lassie)
1950 - Willie Duggan, rugby football player
1950 - Javier Clemente, Spanish football manager
1950 - Wheeler Winston Dixon, American filmmaker, critic and author
1951 - Caren Kaye, NYC, actress (My Tutor, Bambi-Blansky's Beauties)
1951 - Jack Green, rocker
1952 - Eliézer Niyitegeka, Rwandan journalist, politician and genocidaire
1952 - Naomi Shihab Nye, American poet, songwriter, and novelist
1953 - Labamba, [Richard Rosenberg], rocker (Asbury Jukes)
1953 - Carl Hiaasen, American journalist and author
1953 - Madhav Kumar Nepal, Nepalese politician
1954 - Anish Kapoor, Mumbai India, Indian born British sculptor

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