Famous Birthdays on 16th November

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1436 - Leonardo Loredan, Doge of the Republic of Venice (d. 1521)
1569 - Paul Sartorius, composer
1587 - Joost van den Vondel, Cologne Germany, Dutch poet/dramatist (Jephtha)
1603 - Augustyn Kordecki, Polish prior (d. 1673)
1609 - Henrietta Maria, French-born, Queen Consort of England (d. 1669)
1615 - Guillaume Dumanoir, composer
1642 - Cornelis Evertsen the Younger, Dutch buccaneer/lt admiral of Zeeland
1643 - Jean Chardin, French explorer (d. 1703)
1653 - Joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1707-09)
1684 - Abraham Alewijn, Dutch poet/playwright (Puiterveense Helleveeg)
1715 - Girolamo Abos, composer
1717 - Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, French Enlightenment philosophe/mathematician (Encyclopédie), (d. 1783)
Enlightenment Philosopher Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'AlembertEnlightenment Philosopher Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert (1717) 1720 - Carlo Antonio Campioni, composer
1730 - Gualtherius "Wouter" van Doeveren, Zealand-Flanders physician
1757 - Daniel Read, composer
1758 - Peter Andreas Heiberg, Danish author and philologist (d. 1841)
1762 - Petronella Moens, Frisian author/poetess
1766 - Rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv)
1780 - Robert Archibald Smith, composer
1793 - Francis Danby, Irish painter
1807 - Francois Hainl, composer
1810 - Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer
1822 - Charles Smith Hamilton, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1891
1827 - James Southerton, cricketer (Test debut in the 1st ever Test at 49)
1829 - Anton G Rubinstein, Russian pianist/conductor/composer [OS]
1835 - Elliott Warren Rice, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1887
1835 - Eugenio Beltrami, Cremona Lombardy, Italian Mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry)
1836 - David Kalakaua of Hawaii, Hawaiian king (d. 1891)
1839 - Louis-Honoré Fréchette, French Canadian poet (d. 1908)
1840 - Frederick Scotson Clark, composer
1841 - Jules Violle, French physicist (d. 1923)
1847 - Edmund James Flynn, Canadian politician (d. 1927)
1854 - Jules van de Heuvel, Belgian lawyer/politician
1860 - Edmund Schuecker, composer
1861 - Vaclav Suk, composer
1862 - Charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror")
1870 - Alfred Hill, composer
1873 - William Christopher Handy, Alabama, jazz star (St Louis Blues) (d. 1958)
1874 - Johanna HC Albregt, Dutch actress (Dumb August)/wife of Henri Dons
1880 - Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat) [NS=11/28]
1881 - Joel H. Hildebrand, Camden New Jersey, American Chemist and Educator whose work on the chemistry of solutions helped treat divers with the 'bends' through the introduction of helium and oxygen breathing mixtures
1883 - Eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist/composer (In Tempore Belli)
1885 - Michael Gonzi, Maltese archbishop (d. 1984)
1887 - Philip Frohman, US architect
1888 - Burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia)
1888 - Clinton Golden, Penn, founder (United Steelworkers of America)
1888 - Henri [Ferdinand M J] Bosco, French author/poet (Gogol)
1889 - August Croegaert, Flemish liturgist
1889 - George S Kaufman, Pittsburgh Pa, playwright (This is Show Business)
1889 - Luis Cluzeau-Mortet, composer
1890 - Aloys-Henri-Gerard Fornerod, composer
1890 - Elpidio Quirino, president of Philippines (1949-53)
1890 - George Seldes, journalist
1892 - Guo Moruo, Chinese writer (d. 1978)
1892 - Tazio Nuvolari, Italian racing driver (d. 1953)
1893 - Cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist
1894 - Count Richard Coudenhove Kalergi, Austrian politician
1894 - Mabel Normand, [Muriel Fortescue], Boston MA, comedienne (Mickey)
1895 - Eduard Bagritsky, [Dzhubin], Russ poet/journalist (South-West)
1895 - Michael Arlen, Armenia, English author (An American Verdict)
1895 - Paul Hindemith, German composer (d. 1963)
1896 - Lawrence Tibbett, Bakersfield California, baritone (Metropolitan 1923-50)
1896 - Oswald Mosley, baron/British nazi
1896 - Joan Lindsay, Australian author (d. 1984)
1897 - Halliwell Hobbes, Stratford-on-Avon England, actor (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde)
1897 - Choudhary Rehmat Ali, Pakistani nationalist (d. 1951)
1899 - Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC)
1902 - Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist
1904 - Eddie Condon, Goodland Ind, jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show)
1904 - Frederik van der Meer, Dutch archaeologist/art historian
1904 - Nnamdi Benjamin "Zik" Azikiwe, politician
1905 - Astrid SLT Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden
Actor Burgess MeredithActor Burgess Meredith (1907) 1907 - Burgess Meredith, Cleveland Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), (d. 1997)
1912 - Anton [Tom] Koolhaas, author (Weird White)
1912 - George Petrie, actor (Honeymooners)
1916 - Daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound)
1917 - John Whiting, British dramatist/actor (Saint's Day)
1919 - Udo Kasemets, composer
1920 - Betty Hicks, LPGA golfer
1922 - Royal Dano, NYC, actor (Red Badge of Courage, Cocaine Wars, House II)
1922 - Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist
1922 - José Saramago, Portuguese writer, Nobel laureate
Novelist José SaramagoNovelist José Saramago (1922) 1924 - Joep J P de Boer, Dutch MP (CDA)
1924 - Mel Patton, American athlete
1926 - Ton de Leeuw, Dutch composer
1927 - Barbara Payton, Cloquet MN, actress (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde)
1928 - Clu Gulager, Holdenville Oklahoma, actor (Virginian, Survivors, Tall Man)
1929 - Renate Rubinstein, [Tamar], German/Ned's author/columnist (Tamar)
1930 - Alice Adams, sculptor
1930 - Chinua Achebe, Nigerian author (Christmas in Biafra), (d. 2013)
1930 - Salvatore Riina, Sicilian mafioso
Novelist and Poet Chinua AchebeNovelist and Poet Chinua Achebe (1930) 1931 - Bob Gibson, rocker
1931 - Luciano Bottaro, Italian comic book artist (d. 2006)
1931 - Hubert Sumlin, American blues musician
1932 - Barbara Romack, LPGA golfer
1933 - Guy Stockwell, NYC, actor (Chris-Adventures in Paradise)
1933 - Garrett "Garnet" Mimms, Ashland West Virginia, singer (Enchanters-Cry Baby)
1935 - Elizabeth Drew, journalist (Politics & Money: The Road to Corruption)
1935 - France-Albert Rene, president of Seychelles (1977- )
1936 - Shirvani Chalayev, composer
1936 - John Moore, Australian politician
1938 - Richard Landry, composer
1938 - Toni Brown, US guitarist/singer/keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)
1938 - Robert Nozick, American philosopher (d. 2002)
1940 - Chris Balderstone, cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976)
1941 - Ann Dore McLaughlin, US Secretary of Labor (1987- )
1941 - Dan Penn, US songwriter/producer/gospel singer (Out in Left Field)
1942 - Donna McKechnie, Pontiac Michigan, actress/dancer (Company)
1942 - Willie Carson, Scottish jockey
1943 - Winfred "Blue" Lovett, US singer (Manhattans-One Life to Live)
1944 - Charles Jay Hammer, actor (Fletcher Reade-Guiding Light)
1944 - David O'Sullivan, NZ cricket left-arm spinner (in 11 Tests 1973-76)
1944 - Hugo Dittberner, writer
1944 - Joanna Pettit, London, actress (Knots Landing, Cry of the Innocent)
1944 - Oliver Braddick, British psychologist
1945 - Martine van Hamel, Brussels Belgium, ballerina (NYC Ballet Co)
1945 - Steve Railsback, Dallas, Texas, American actor (The Stunt Man, Escape 2000)
1946 - Barbara Leigh, Ringgold Ga, actress (Vampirella)
1947 - Ebby Thust, German boxing promoter and writer
1948 - Aline Issermann, director (Amant Magnifiquew)
1948 - Chi Coltrane, US pianist/singer
1948 - Bonnie Greer, American playwright and critic
1949 - Pattie Santos, rocker
1949 - William Ackerman, composer
1950 - Carl J Meade, Illinos, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 38, STS 50, 64)
1950 - David Leisure, actor (Joe Isuzu, Airplane, Charley-Empty Nest)
1950 - John Swartzwelder, American television writer and novelist
1951 - Miguel Sandoval, American actor
1952 - Robin McKinley, American writer
1952 - Piero Falchetta, Italian archivist, Biblioteca Marciana
1952 - Shigeru Miyamoto, Japanese video game designer
1953 - Griff Rhys Jones, British humorist/actor (Morons From Outer Space)
1954 - Andrea Barrett, American author
1954 - Bruce Edwards, American golf caddy (d. 2004)
1954 - Dick Gross, Australian politician
1955 - Pierre Larouche, Canadian National Hockey League player
1956 - Terry Labonte, American NASCAR driver
1957 - Frank Milton "Pete" Higgins II, VP (Microsoft Desktop)
1957 - Jacques Gamblin, French actor
1958 - Harry Rushakoff, rocker (Concrete Blonde)
1958 - Marg Helgenberger, North Bend Nebraska, actress (China Beach)
1958 - Roberto Guerrero, Medelin Colombia, Indy racer (Rookie of Year 1984)
1958 - Boris Krivokapić, Serbian academic
1959 - Bert Cameron, Spanish Town Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silv-1988)
1959 - Corey Allen Pavin, Oxnard CA, PGA golfer (1995 US Open)
Boxer Frank BrunoBoxer Frank Bruno (1961) 1961 - Frank Bruno, Hammersmith, British boxer (European champ)
1961 - Corinne Hermès, French singer
1961 - Bruno Amato American actor
1962 - Chuck Finley, pitcher (Angels)
1962 - Josh Silver, American musician (Type O Negative)
1963 - Gay "Mani" Mournfield, English pop bassist (Stone Roses)
1963 - Zina Garrison Jackson, Houston Texas, tennis star (1988/90 Wimbledon)
1964 - Dwight Gooden, Tampa FL, pitcher (NY Yankees, NY Mets)
1964 - Diana Krall, Canadian Jazz pianist and singer
1964 - Harry J. Lennix, American actor
Tennis Player Zina GarrisonTennis Player Zina Garrison (1963) 1964 - Maeve Quinlan, American actress
1965 - Glen Edward Day, Mobile AL, PGA golfer (1994 Anheuser-Busch-2nd)
1965 - Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Turin Italy, actress (Normal People)
1966 - Dan Nowosielski, Montreal Quebec, fencing epee (Olympics-96)
1966 - Lisa Brown Miller, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
1966 - Tammy Lauren, SD California, actress (Angie, Out of the Blue)
1966 - Tim Scott, Hanford California, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1966 - Tricia Cast, Medford NY, actr (Amanda-Bad News Bear, Young & Restless)
1966 - Christian Lorenz, German keyboardist (Rammstein)
1966 - Dean McDermott, Canadian actor
1966 - Tahir Shah, British travel writer and explorer
1967 - Lawrence Dawsey, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1967 - Lisa Bonet, SF, actress (Cosby Show, Different World, Angel Heart)
1967 - Craig Arnold, American poet
1968 - Chris Haney, Baltimore MD, pitcher (KC Royals)
1968 - Ebrahim Essop-Adam, cricketer (one ODI for Zimbabwe 1992)
1968 - Melvin Stewart, US butterfly swimmer (200m record)
1968 - Suzi Simpson, Athens Greece, playmate (Jan, 1992)
1968 - Vlado Šola, Croatian handball goalkeeper
1969 - Mike Devlin, NFL guard/center (Buffalo Bills, Cardinals)
1969 - Thomas Ingalsbe, 238+ lbs (108+ kg) US weightlifter (Olympics-1996)
1970 - Jason Carthen, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1970 - Martha Plimpton, NYC, actress (Goonies, Mosquito Coast)
1971 - Donald Wolf, computer game creator
1971 - Waqar Younis, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani fast/swing bowler)
1971 - Mustapha Hadji, Moroccan footballer
1971 - Koshi Rikdo, Japanese mangaka
1971 - Alexander Popov, Russian swimmer
1972 - Missi Pyle, American actress
1973 - Howard Smothers, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
1973 - Joe Hudepohl, US, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 - Sedrick Shaw, running back (New England Patriots)
1973 - Christian Horner, British Formula One team owner
1973 - Brendan Laney, Scottish rugby player
1974 - Eric Judy, American Musician
1974 - Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer
1974 - Paul Scholes, British footballer
1976 - Juha Pasoja, Finnish footballer
1976 - Danny Wallace, British author
1977 - Oksana Baiul, Ukraine, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1994)
1977 - Mauricio Ochmann, Mexican actor
Actress Maggie GyllenhaalActress Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977) 1977 - Maggie Gyllenhaal, New York, actress (Donnie Darko, The Dark Knight)
1978 - Gary Naysmith, Scottish footballer
1978 - Kip Bouknight, American baseball player
1978 - Carolina Parra, Brazilian musician (CSS)

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