Famous Birthdays on 15th November

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1316 - Jean I, King of France (Nov 15-19, 1316) (he lived only 5 days)
1397 - Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italy, Pope (1447-55)
1498 - Eleonore of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (d. 1558)
1556 - Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)
1559 - Albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo
1604 - Davis Mell, composer
1607 - Madeleine de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1701)
1619 - Philips Koninck, Amsterdams painter/etcher
1640 - Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer
1660 - Hermann von der Hardt, German historian (d. 1746)
1661 - Christoph von Graffenried, Swiss settler in Americas (d. 1743)
1688 - Louis Bertrand Castel, French mathematician (d. 1757)
1692 - Eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian (d. 1775)
1696 - Gerhardus Havingha, composer
1705 - Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer
British Prime Minister (The Great Commoner) William Pitt the ElderBritish Prime Minister (The Great Commoner) William Pitt the Elder (1708) 1708 - William Pitt the Elder, London, British Prime Minister (Whig, 1756-61, 66-68), `Great Commoner', (d. 1778)
1731 - William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (John Gilpin) [OS]
1738 - F William Herschel, German/English astronomer (discovered Uranus)
1741 - Johann C Lavater, Swiss vicar/philosopher
1746 - Joseph Quesnel, French Canadian composer and playwright (d. 1809)
1755 - Jan Blanken, Dutch hydraulic engineer
1757 - Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon (d. 1830)
1774 - William Horsley, composer
1775 - Georges-Julien Sieber, composer
1784 - Jerome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia (d. 1860)
1793 - Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry)
1800 - George Rodwell, composer
1814 - Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1815 - John Banvard, NYC, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas)
1816 - Joseph Bennett Plummer, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1829 - Petrus A S van Limburg Brouwer, MP/critic (Akbar)
1836 - Pierce Manning Butler Young, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1840 - Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [NS=11/27]
1859 - Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (d. 1960)
1862 - Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer
Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart HauptmannAuthor and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann (1862) 1862 - Gerhart Hauptmann, Obersalzbrunn, Germany, author (Before Dawn-Nobel 1912), (d. 1946)
1872 - Robert marquess of Flers, French author (Habit Vert)
1874 - August Krogh [Schack], Denmark, zoophysiologist (arterioles and capillaries, Nobel-1920), (d. 1949)
1874 - Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (d. 1941)
1878 - Bela Reinitz, composer
1879 - Lewis Stone, Worcester Mass, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
1881 - Franklin P Adams, Chicago Ill, columnist (Information Please)
1882 - Felix Frankfurter, Vienna, Austria, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62)
1886 - René Guénon, French-Egyptian author (d. 1951)
1887 - Georgia O'Keefe, Sun Prairie Wisc, sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull)
Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate August KroghZoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate August Krogh (1874) 1887 - Hitoshi Asida, Japanese politician
1887 - Marianne Moore, St Louis, poet (Pulitzer 1951, Collected Poems)
1887 - René Maran, Martinique, author (Batouala, Prix Goncourt)
1888 - James Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives)
1890 - Richmal Crompton, British author (d. 1969)
1891 - Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WW II-African campaign)
1891 - W Averell Harriman, US, (Gov-D-NY)/ambassador to USSR (1943-46)
1895 - Ina Claire, actress (Claudia, Ninotchka, Rebound)
1895 - Antoni Słonimski, Polish writer (d. 1976)
1897 - Sacheverell Sitwell, English poet/author (People's Palace)
German WWII Field Marshal Erwin RommelGerman WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel (1891) 1897 - Aneurin Bevan, British politician (d. 1960)
1898 - Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap)
1899 - Avdy Andresson, Estonian statesman (d. 1990)
1899 - Iskander Mirza, first President of Pakistan (d. 1969)
1902 - Frederico Freitas, composer
1903 - Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)
1904 - Tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah)
1905 - Annunzio Mantovani, Venice Italy, orchestra leader (Mantovani)
1906 - Curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate
1907 - Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel
1909 - Don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King)
1913 - Rick Schagen, Dutch actress (Saartje-Swiebertje)
1913 - Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (d. 2005)
1914 - Gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer
1914 - Jorge Bolet, Havana Cuba, pianist (C'eurties Instituka)
1916 - Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados
1917 - Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67)
1919 - Carol Bruce, [Shirley Levy], Great Neck NY, actress (Lillian-WKRP)
1919 - Joseph Albert Wapner, La, judge (People's Court)
1922 - Francesco Rosi, Naples Italy, director (Lucky Luciano)
1922 - Giorgio Manganelli, writer
1922 - Paul Acket, Dutch publisher/organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz)
1923 - Peter Hammond, London England, actor (Buccaneers)
1925 - Howard Baker, (Sen-R-Tenn), presidential chief of staff
1925 - Jurriaan Andriessen, [Leslie Cool], Dutch pianist/composer
1925 - Yuli Daniel, Russian writer (d. 1988)
1927 - Gregor Mackenzie, British politician (d. 1992)
1928 - C. W. McCall, American singer
1928 - John Orchard, British actor (d. 1995)
1928 - William Heirens, Evanston, Illinois, serial killer (Lipstick Killer), (d. 2012)
1929 - Edward Asner, KC Kansas, actor (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant)
1930 - J[ames] G[raham] Ballard, China, sci-fi author (Drowned World)
1930 - Whitman Mayo, NYC, actor (Grady-Sanford & Son)
1931 - Jan Terlouw, Dutch MP (D-66)/author (Winters in Wartime)
1931 - John Kerr, NYC, actor (South Pacific, Peyton Place, Pit & Pendulum)
1931 - Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya
1931 - Pascal Lissouba, Congo politician
1932 - Clyde L McPhatter, Durham NC, singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love)
1932 - Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Downtown, My Love)
1933 - Barbara Carson, Memphis Tn, actress (Comedy Tonight, Carter Country)
1933 - Jack Burns, Boston Mass, comedian (Burns & Schreiber)
1934 - Joanna Barnes, Boston, actr (Parent Trap, Spartacus, Goodbye Charlie)
1934 - Peter Dickinson, composer
1935 - Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman
1935 - Peter John Welding, record producer
1936 - Wolf Biermann, writer
1937 - William E "Little Willie" John, [Woods], US R&B singer (Fever)
1937 - Jimmy Ellis, RockHill, South Carolina, soul singer (The Trammps - Disco Inferno), (d. 2012)
1939 - Yaphet Kotto, New York City, New York, African-American actor (Alien, Homicide: Life on the Street)
1939 - Erik Hansen, Denmark, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1960)
1939 - Thalmus Rasulala, [Jack Crowder], Miami Fla, actor (Blacula, Roots)
1940 - Sam Waterson, Cambridge Massachusetts, American actor (Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate)
1940 - Ulf Pilgaard, Danish actor
1941 - Daniel Manus Pinkwater, US, sci-fi author (Magic Moscow)
1942 - Daniel Barenboim, Buenos Aires Argentinia, pianist/conductor
1943 - Roger Donaldson, director (Cocktail, Cadillac Man, White Sands)
1945 - Anni-Frid Lyngsdtad, [Fryeda Anderson], Sweden, rocker (ABBA)
1945 - Bob Gunton, American actor
1946 - Janet Lennon, Culver City California, singer (Lennon Sisters)
1947 - William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )
1948 - Roy P Dyson, (Rep-D-MD, 1981- )
1950 - Mac Maurice Wilkins, discus thrower (1st to break 70m)
1951 - Dave Zelmon, rocker
1951 - Beverly D'Angelo, Columbus, Ohio, American actress (National Lampoon's Vacation)
1952 - "Macho Man" Randy Savage, [Poffo], Sarasota FL, wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW)
1952 - Zoltán Buday, Hungarian born actor
1953 - Alexander O'Neal, Minneapolis, rocker (James Hearsky Harris III)
1953 - Yuri Viktorovich Prikhodko, Russian cosmonaut
1954 - Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
1954 - Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Białogard Poland, politician and President of Poland (1995-2005)
1955 - Oliver Conant, NYC, actor (Summer of '42)
1955 - Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow)
1955 - Henry Corra, American documentarian
1956 - Ashley Cox, Dallas Texas, playmate (December, 1977)
1956 - Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal (d. 2003)
1957 - Joe Leeway, rocker (Thompson Twins)
1957 - Kevin Eubanks, bandleader (Tonight Show)
1957 - Ray McKinnon, American film actor/director
1958 - Marty Davis, San Jose Cat, tennis star
1961 - Ian Reid, Australian educator
1963 - Gideon Joe Ng, Toronto Ontario, table tennis player (Olympics-96)
1963 - Michele McAnany, Los Angeles California, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
1965 - Stefan Pfeiffer, German swimmer
1966 - Petra Huber, Austria, tennis star
1966 - Rachel True, American actress
1967 - Greg Anthony, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics)
1967 - Harvey Franklin, WLAF WR (Amsterdam Admirals)
1967 - Laura Garrone, Italy, tennis star
1967 - Michiyoshi Ohara, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
1967 - Pedro Borbon, Mao Dom Rep, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1967 - Scott Schrader, California, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Golden State)
1967 - Gustavo Poyet, Uruguayan footballer
1967 - E-40, American rapper
1967 - François Ozon, French film director
1968 - Brenda Alyce Bassett, Kokomo Indiana, Miss Indiana-America (1991)
1968 - James Brady, Brooklyn NY, columnist (NY Post)
1968 - Jennifer Charles, American singer/songwriter
1968 - Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper (d. 2004)
1969 - Helen Kelesi, Canada, tennis star
1969 - Peter Martin, cricketer (Lancashire & England pace bowler 1995)
1969 - Shane Mack, American politician
1970 - Cecil Doggette, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 - Karin van Breeschoten, Rotterdam Holland, playmate (Sept, 1989)
1970 - Lesley Reddon, ice hockey goalie (Canada, Oly-98)
1970 - Mirjam van Breeschoten, Rotterdam Holland, playmate (Sept, 1989)
1970 - Jack Ingram, American singer and songwriter
1970 - Patrick Mboma, Cameroonian footballer
1971 - Natalia Medvedeva, Kiev Ukraine, tennis star (1993 Prague Essen)
1971 - Rohan Robinson, Australian hurdler (Olympics-96)
1971 - Sandra Kim, [Caldarone], French singer (J'aime la Vie)
1971 - Jay Harrington, American actor
1972 - Christian van der Weerden, Dutch soccer player (NEC, Vitesse)
1972 - Greg Bloedorn, NFL center (Seattle Seahawks)
1972 - Jonny Lee Miller, English actor
1973 - Jason Dunn, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
1973 - Jorge Diaz, guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1973 - Rachel Kathleen English, Thomaston Ga, Miss America-Georgia (1996)
1973 - Sydney Tamiia Poitier, American actress
1974 - Fred Brock, wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
1974 - Chad Kroeger, Canadian singer
1975 - Scott Henshall, British fashion designer
1975 - Yannick Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player
1976 - Jessica Amey, Montreal Quebec, 100m butterfly/4 x 100 (Olympics-96)
1976 - Brandon DiCamillo, American comedian
1976 - Virginie Ledoyen, French actress
1977 - Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, 9th in succession to British throne
1977 - Logan Whitehurst, American musician (d. 2006)
1979 - Josemi, Spanish footballer
1979 - Brett Lancaster, Australian cyclist
1980 - Ace Young, American singer
1981 - Natalie Lacuesta, Chicago Ill, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)
1981 - Lorena Ochoa, Mexican golfer
1981 - Drew Hodgdon, American football player
1982 - D. J. Fitzpatrick, National Football League kicker
1982 - Lofa Tatupu, National Football League
1982 - Joe Kowalewski, American football player
1983 - DJ Skee, American DJ/Personality
1983 - Laura Smet, French actress
1983 - Fernando Verdasco, Spanish tennis player
1986 - Sania Mirza, Indian tennis player
1986 - Jeffree Star, American model, fashion designer, make-up artist and singer-songwriter
1987 - Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer
1987 - Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh
1988 - Zena Grey, American actress
1990 - Kanata Hongō, Japanese actor

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