Birthdays of Personalities on April 25

xxxx :Nestor Torres, Cuba, jazz flutist (Arsenic)
1214 :Louis IX, King of France (1226-70)
1228 :Koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54)
1284 :Edward II, King of England (1307-27)
1599 :Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)
1608 :Jean BG duke of Orl‚ans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
1614 :Hieronymus van Beverningk, chief Dutch treasurer/maecenas
1677 :Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly)
1710 :James Ferguson, astronomer
1769 :Mark Isambard Brunel, engineer/inventor
1792 :John Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement)
1824 :Gustave-Rodolphe-Clarence Boulanger, painter
1825 :Charles Ferdinand Dowd, US, standardized time zones
1840 :James Dearing, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865
1841 :Pauline Lucca, soprano
1842 :Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila)
1849 :Felix Klein, German mathematician (Evanston Colloquium)
1862 :Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs
1867 :Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist
1874 :Guglielmo Marconi, Bologna Italy, inventor (radio, Nobel 1909)
1881 :Hans Windisch, German new testament expert
1883 :Elsa Maxwell, Keokuk Iowa, writer (Jack Paar Show)
1895 :Stanley Rous, British soccer official
1897 :VAA Mary, English princess
1900 :Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, diplomat
1900 :Lord Gladwyn, MP (Liberal)
1900 :Wolfgang Pauli, Swiss/Us physicist (Pauli inhibition, Nobel 1945)
1905 :Hugh Willatt, solicitor/public servant
1905 :Walter Hassan, engineer
1906 :Sally Salminen, writer
1906 :William J Brennan Jr, NJ, 92nd Supreme Court judge (1956-90) [or 8/25]
1908 :Edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person)
1912 :Gladys L Presley, mother of Elvis
1913 :Earl Bostic, Tulsa OK, alto sax player (Flamingo, Temptation)
1914 :Claude Mauriac, writer
1914 :Marcos Perez Jimenez, president/dictator Venezuela
1915 :A J A Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer
1915 :William Goyen, writer
1918 :Astrid Varnay, Stockholm Sweden, soprano (Met Opera 1941-56)
1920 :Marre, reformer of the bar
1921 :Jean Mogin, Belgian poet
1921 :Karel Appel, painter (Vragende Children)
1923 :Francis Graham-Smith, British astronomer
1923 :Melissa Hayden, Toronto Canada, ballerina (1961 Silver Bowl)
1925 :Anthony Christopher, British trade unionist
1929 :Jos‚ Angel Valente, Spanish poet (A modo the esperanza)
1929 :Yvette Corlett, athlete
1929 :Yvette Williams, NZ, long jumper (Oly-gold-52)
1931 :David Shepherd, painter
1933 :Helen Paling, British circuit judge
1933 :Jerry Leiber, songwriter (Leiber & Stoller)
1934 :David de Peyer, cancer research campaigner
1937 :Thomas Faber, publisher
1939 :Richard earl of Lichfield, English photographer
1939 :Veronica Sutherland, British diplomat
1940 :Marian Norrie
1941 :Chris Augustine, rocker (Every Mother's Son)
1941 :Lawrence J Smith, (Rep-D-FL, 1983- )
1942 :Jon Kyl, (Rep-R-Arizona)
1944 :John Bryant, editor (Europeans)
1945 :Bjorn Ulvaeus, rock vocalist/guitarist (ABBA-Waterloo, Dancing Queen)
1945 :Michael Kogel, rocker
1945 :Stu Cook, rock bassist (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary)
1946 :... Zhirinovsky, [Edelstein], Russian ultra nationalist/anti semite
1946 :Digby Fairweather, jazz trumpeter
1946 :Peter Sutherland, CEO (Allied Irish Banks)
1946 :Ronnie Gilbert, rocker (Lifeline, Harp)
1946 :Vladimir Zhirinovsky, [Edelstein], Russian nationalist/anti-semite
1947 :Johan Cruyff, Dutch soccer player/coach (Ajax/Barcelona)
1949 :Michael Brown, NYC, keyboardist (Left Bank-Don't Walk Away Renee)
1950 :Steve Ferrone, Sussex, rock drummer (Average White Band)
1951 :Ian McCartney, MP
1951 :Linda Stone, pharmacist
1952 :Cory Day, Bronx NY, rock vocalist
1957 :Eric Bristow, "Crafty Cockney", Engld, dart thrower (5 World Masters)
1958 :Fish, [Derek William Dick], Scottish vocalist (Marillion-Sugar Mice)
1958 :Flab, rocker
1959 :Billy Rankin, Glasgow, Scotland, rocker
1964 :Andy Bell, rocker (Erasure-Oh L'Amour)
1964 :Jackie Campbell, LA Cal, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-5th-1993)
1971 :Andrew Grigg, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1972 :Percell Gaskins, linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
1974 :Twan Russell, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1975 :Ruben Gomez, rocker (Menudo-Cannonball)



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