Famous Birthdays on 23rd November

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912 - Otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73)
1221 - Alfonso X (the Wise), king of Castile & Leon (1252-84)
1402 - Jean de Dunois, French soldier (d. 1468)
1417 - William FitzAlan, 16th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1487)
1553 - Prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum)
1616 - John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (product of Wallis)
1632 - Jean Mabillon, French palaeographer and diplomat (d. 1707)
1641 - Anthonie Heinsius, Dutch statesman (d. 1720)
1669 - Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch deaf-mute teacher (Surdus Loquens)
1690 - Ernst J earl van Biron, Russian duke of Koerland/regent of Ivan VI
1705 - Thomas Birch, English historian (d. 1766)
1715 - Pierre Charles Le Monnier, French astronomer (d. 1799)
1719 - Spranger Barry, Irish actor (d. 1777)
1748 - Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer
1749 - Edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1760 - Gracchus Babeuf, French utopian socialist (Tribun du Peuple)
1765 - Thomas Attwood, composer
1785 - Joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch general of the Jesuits (1829-53)
1794 - Joan F Van Oordt, vicar (Groninger direction)
1797 - Gabor Matray, composer
1800 - Michail P Pogodin, Russian historian/author (Povesti)
14th US President Franklin Pierce14th US President Franklin Pierce (1804) 1804 - Franklin Pierce, Hillsboro NH, (D) 14th Pres (1853-1857)
1809 - Horatio Phillips Van Cleve, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1815 - William Dennison, postmaster/general (Union), died in 1882
1819 - Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1901
1820 - John Willis Ellis, Governor (Confederacy) died in 1861
1820 - Isaac Todhunter, British mathematician (d. 1884)
1821 - Charles Meryon, British/French etcher
1826 - Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuela publisher on Curacao
1830 - Kaspar CE Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austria sculptor
1837 - Johannes van der Waals, Leiden, Netherlands, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid & Gas States), (d. 1923)
Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der WaalsPhysicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals (1837) 1842 - James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (1st England Test captain)
1843 - Josef Sucher, composer
1858 - Frank Hearne, cricketer (bro of George & Alec, Eng & S Afr)
1859 - Billy the Kid, [William H Bonney], NYC, frontier outlaw, (d. 1881)
1860 - Karl Branting, Sweden, statesman/diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1921)
1861 - Konstantin Korovin, Russian painter (d. 1939)
1862 - Alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo)
1862 - Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism)
1864 - Henry Bourne Joy, American automobile executive (d. 1936)
Frontier Outlaw Billy the KidFrontier Outlaw Billy the Kid (1859) 1869 - Valdemar Poulsen, Danish engineer (d. 1942)
1875 - Anatoly Lunacharsky, Russian literary critic and politician (d. 1933)
1876 - Manuel de Falla, Spanish composer (d. 1946)
1878 - Andre Caplet, composer
1878 - Ernest J King, US fleet admiral/Chief of Naval Operations (WW II)
1878 - Holcombe Ward, tennis champ (US Open-1904)
1879 - Andre Caplet, French composer/conductor (Conte Fantastic)
1882 - Johan C T Kikkert, Dutch painter/etcher/critic
1883 - Herman Baccaert, Flemish philological/writer (Along the water front)
1883 - Jose Clemente Orozco, Mexico, painter (Epic of Culture in New World)
1887 - Boris Karloff, [William H Pratt], Dulwich England, actor (Frankenstein)
1887 - Paul Malengreau, composer
1887 - Eduardo Corrochio, Spanish-born dancer (d. 1943)
1887 - Henry Moseley, English physicist (d. 1915)
1888 - Harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers)
1888 - Nana Bryant, Cincinnati OH, actress (Ladies of the Chorus)
1889 - Harry Sunderland, Australian rugby league identity (d. 1964)
1890 - El Lissitzky, Russian artist and architect (d. 1941)
1892 - Erté, French artist (d. 1990)
1893 - Jimmy Blanckenberg, cricket pace bowler (took 60 wickets for South Africa)
1894 - Ture Persson, Sweden, sprinter (Olympic-silver-1912)
1896 - Joris Vriamont, Flemish author/music publisher
1896 - Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1946-53)
1896 - Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer/actress (Roman scandals)
1897 - Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian writer (d. 1999)
1897 - Karl Gebhardt, Nazi doctor (d. 1948)
1899 - Norman Hunter, writer
1902 - Aaron Bank, American OSS officer and founder of the US Army Special Forces (d. 2004)
1906 - Mervyn Roberts, composer
1907 - Lars Leksell, Swedish physician (d. 1986)
1908 - Leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter
1908 - Nelson S. Bond, American science fiction writer (d. 2006)
1909 - Nigel Tranter, author/historian (River Realm, Robert the Bruce)
1910 - Hal Schumacher, baseball player
1911 - Peter Saunders, English theater producer (Legend of the Werewolf)
1912 - Det Glynn, teacher/anti-apartheid activist
1912 - George O'Hanlon, American actor (d. 1989)
1914 - [Arthur] Wilson "Bob" Tucker, US, sci-fi author (Time Masters)
1914 - Roger Avon, Durham actor (d. 1998)
1915 - Ellen Drew, [Terry Ray], Kansas City Mo, actress (Isle of Dead)
1915 - John Dehner, [Forkum], Staten Is NY, actor (Big Hawaii, Bare Essence)
1915 - Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, politician
1916 - Michael Gough, Kuala Lumpur, British Malaya, English actor (Search for the Nile)
1917 - George O'Hanlon, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson)
1917 - Hugh Joseph Charles James L'Etang, medical writer
1919 - Claudio Santoro, composer
1919 - Peter Strawson, English philosopher
1920 - Chalmers P Wylie, (Rep-R-OH, 1967- )
1920 - Herman Nieland, Dutch organist/pianist/composer (Te Deum Laudamus)
1920 - Paul Celan, [Antschell], German/Romanian poet (Collected Prose)
1920 - Wayne Thiebaud, American painter
1921 - Hein J Roethof, lawyer/Dutch MP (PvdA)
1921 - Fred Buscaglione, Italian singer and actor (d. 1960)
1922 - Manuel Fraga Iribarne, president of Spanish Galicia
1923 - Angelo John Novarese, record company founder
1923 - Guy Molinari, (Rep-R-NY, 1981- )
1923 - Nadia Gray, actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide)
1923 - R. L. Burnside, American musician (d. 2005)
1923 - Daniel Brewster, American democrat (d. 2007)
1923 - Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (d. 1986)
1924 - Colin Turnbull, anthropologist
1924 - Paul Richards, CA, actor (Kiss Daddy Goodnight)
1924 - Paula Raymond, American actress (d. 2003)
1925 - Johnny Mandel, American songwriter
1926 - Christopher Logue, British poet/stage writer (Trials)
1926 - Don Gordon, Los Angeles California, actor (Prentiss-Lucan)
1926 - Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philosopher
1927 - Guy Davenport, American author, artist, and scholar (d. 2005)
1928 - Jakob Jez, composer
1928 - Jerry Bock, New Haven CT, Broadway composer (Fiddler on the Roof)
1929 - Hal Lindsey, American evangelist and Christian writer
1930 - Jack McKeon, baseball player
1930 - Robert Easton, Milwaukee, actor (Someone Up There Likes Me)
1930 - William E Brock, (Sen-D)/US Secretary of Labor (1985-87)
1931 - Yevgeni Grischin, USSR, 500m/1500m speed skater (Oly-gold-1956, 60)
1931 - Gloria Lynne, American singer
1932 - Michael Knight, air chief marshall/British leader (NATO)
1932 - Michel David-Weill, French investment banker
1933 - Hayes Jenkins, US, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)
1933 - Krzysztof Penderecki, Debica Poland, composer (Hiroshima Threnody)
1933 - Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist and revolutionary
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew HoadTennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad (1934) 1934 - Lewis Alan "Lew" Hoad, Sydney Australia, tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56)
1934 - Michael Wayne, producer (McQ, Chisum, Green Berets, McLintock)
1934 - Rita Rossi Colwell, oceanographer
1934 - Robert Towne, producer/screenwriter (Chinatown)
1935 - Dean A Gallo, (Rep-R-NJ, 1985- )
1935 - Ken Eastwood, cricketer (opened for Aust v Eng SCG 1971)
1935 - Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov, Moscow Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 11)
1936 - Robert Barnard, British mystery writer
1938 - Herbert Achternbusch, Munich Germany, actor (Hedes, Mix Wix, Wohin)
1938 - Esko Nikkari, Finnish actor
1939 - Betty Everett, US singer (Getting Mighty Crowded)
1939 - Susan Anspach, NYC, actress (Grace-Yellow Rose, Blume in Love)
1940 - Luis Tiant, Cuba, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox, NY Yankees)
1941 - Alan Mullery, English soccer player
1941 - Franco Nero, Italian actor
1942 - Susan Anspach, American actress
1943 - Andrew Goodman, civil rights worker, murdered in 1964
1943 - Sue Nicholls, British actress
1944 - Joe Eszterhas, screenwriter (Basic Instinct, Showgirls)
1944 - Jose Torikens, Dutch journalist (Parool, NRC)
1945 - Assaf Dayan, Israel, actor (Operation Thunderbolt)
1945 - Steve Landesberg, Bronx NY, comedian/actor (Barney Miller)
1945 - Dennis Nilsen, Scottish serial killer
1945 - Jerry Harris, American sculptor
1946 - Bobby L Rush, (Rep-D-Illinois)
1946 - Diana Quick, London England, actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job)
1946 - Hans Hoekman, Dutch radio play actor
1946 - Giorgos Koudas, Greek footballer
1947 - Geoffery Michael Roberts, vintner
1948 - Bruce Vilanch, American comedy writer
1949 - Gayl Jones, US author/poet (Corregidora, Song for Anninho)
1950 - Cecil Hooker, rocker (Snuff)
1950 - Charles E Schumer, (Rep-D-NY, 1981-1999, Sen-D-NY, 1999 -)
1951 - Bernd Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympics-gold-1976)
1951 - David Rappaport, London England, 3'11" actor (Wizard, Time Bandits)
1951 - Jorg Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympics-gold-1976)
1952 - Francie Larrieu Smith, US, 1.5/3/10K track runner (AAU 1 mile-1979)
1952 - Bill Troiano, musician
1953 - Martin Kent, cricketer (Queensland batsman played for Australia 1981)
1953 - Francis Cabrel, French singer
1954 - Bruce Hornsby, Williamsburg Va, rock vocalist
1954 - Ferry Hoogendijk, Dutch editor in chief (Elsevier Magazine)
1954 - Ken Schrom, baseball player
1954 - Glenn Brummer, American baseball player
1955 - Steven Brust, [Karl Zoltan], US, sci-fi author (Yendi, Jhereg)
1955 - Ludovico Einaudi, Italian composer and pianist
1955 - Mary Landrieu, American politician, senior senator of Louisiana
1956 - Bruce Edgar, cricketer (NZ opener through the 80')
1956 - Shane Gould, Brisbane Queensland, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1972)
1957 - John "Jellybean" Benitez, music producer
1958 - David Wallace, Miami, actor (General Hospital, Babysitter, Humongus)
1958 - Martin Snedden, cricketer (NZ medium-pacer of 80's)
1959 - Brook Jacoby, baseball player
1959 - Maxwell Caulfield, Derbyshire England, actor (Miles-The Colbys)
1959 - Dominique Dunne, American actress (d. 1982)
1960 - Jayananda Warnaweera, cricketer (Sri Lankan fastish off-spin bowler)
1960 - Robin Roberts, American television reporter
1961 - Merv Hughes, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1985-94 Extrovert)
1961 - Keith Ablow, American psychiatrist and author
1962 - Andrea Blackwell, Calgary Alberta, basketball forward (Olympics-96)
1962 - Gary Rusnak, Orangeburg SC, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Permian Basin-2nd)
1962 - Mike Nocito, rocker
1963 - Dale Sveum, baseball player
1963 - Joe Ahearne, British television director
1963 - Mamoru Takuma, Japanese mass murderer and rapist (d. 2004)
1964 - Boyd Kestner, actor (Outsiders)
1964 - John Williams, NFL linebacker/FB (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1964 - Jose Gonzales, baseball player
1964 - Kapila Wijegunewardene, cricketer (Sri Lankan fast-medium bowler)
1964 - Frank Rutherford, Bahamian athlete
1965 - Michael Brainard, Hollywood, California, American actor (All My Children, Santa Barbara)
1965 - Rodion Gataullin, Uzbekistan, pole vaulter (Olympics-silver-88)
1965 - Jennifer Michael Hecht, American poet and historian
1966 - Charlie Grover, musician (Sponge)
1966 - Jerry Kelly, Madison WI, PGA golfer (1993 Nike Cleveland Open-2nd)
1966 - Vincent Cassel, French actor
1967 - Brian Glynn, Iserlohn Ger, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
1967 - Diane O'Grady, North Bay Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
1967 - Gary Kirsten, cricketer (South African lefty opening batsman 1993-)

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