Birthdays of Personalities on February 7

xxxx :Franco, spanish entertainer
xxxx :Jos? Jos?, spanish vocalist (Amor Amor, Reencuentro)
xxxx :Manuel Muares, spanish star
1478 :Thomas More, lawyer/lord chancellor of England/saint (Utopia)
1556 :Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren
1589 :Jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/mathematician
1612 :Thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men)
1655 :Jean-Fran?ois Regnard, French comedy writer (Slave in Algeria)
1688 :Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange
1693 :Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40) [NS]
1700 :Philippe Buache, French geographer/cartographer (Contourlijnen)
1740 :Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP
1753 :Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle/Thirsa)
1801 :John Rylands, England, merchant/philanthropist
1803 :Edgar Quinet, French writer/historian (Ahasv?rus)
1804 :John Deere, pioneer manufacturer of agricultural implements
1809 :Frederik Paludan-M?ller, Danish Romantic poet (Danserinden)
1812 :Charles Dickens, England, novelist (Oliver Twist, Tale of 2 Cities)
1817 :Leroy Pope Walker, US lawyer/Confederate minister of War (1861)
1824 :William Higgins, discoverer (nature of spiral nebulae)
1833 :Ricardo Palma, Peru, writer/poet (Tradiciones Peruanas)
1834 :Dmitri I Mendelejev, Russian chemist (Periodic Table)
1837 :James Augustus Henry Murray, Scotland, created Oxford Dictionary
1839 :Nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier (1897-1901)
1842 :Alexandre Ribit, premier (France)
1862 :Bernard Maybeck, US architect (Palace of Fine Arts, SF)
1866 :Raf[ael] Verhulst, [Koen Ravestein], Flemish writer (Jesus of Nazarus)
1867 :Laura Ingalls Wilder, Wisc, kid book author (Little House on Prarie)
1869 :Jindrich S Baar, Czech pastor/writer (Jan Cimbura)
1870 :Alfred Adler, Austria, psychiatrist (Inferiority Complex)
1872 :Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister
1877 :Godfrey H Hardy, England, number theorist
1877 :Julius Curtius, German minister of Foreign affairs (1929-..)
1883 :Paul de Backer, Belgian radiologist
1885 :Sinclair Lewis, novelist/social critic (Main Street, Nobel 1930)
1896 :Harold Hoffman, South Amboy NJ, (Gov-NJ)
1896 :Jacob Paludan, Danish pharmacist/writer (J?rgen Stein)
1899 :Arvid Pelshe, Latvian Communist leader, CPSU Politburo member
1901 :Bob den Doolaard, [Cornelis Spoelstra], Dutch writer (Grape Pickers)
1902 :Ethelda Blebtrey, Waterford NY, 100m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1920)
1904 :Milton Krims, writer (Speed)
1905 :Olf S von Euler-Chelpin, Swedish physiologist
1905 :Paul Nizan, French journalist/writer (L'Humanit?, La Conspiration)
1905 :Ulf Svante von Euler, Sweden, physiologist (Nobel 1970)
1906 :Henry P'u-i, last emperor of China, puppet emperor of Manchukuo
1907 :Arthur George Bottomley, politician
1909 :Joseph "Poeske" Scherens, Flem cyclist (champ sprinter 1932-37) [OS]
1914 :David Ignatow, US poet (Tread the Dark, Rescue the Dead)
1914 :Jacques Mornard, [Ram?n Mercader], murderer (Trotsky)
1914 :Ralph Whitlock, writer
1919 :Dom H?lder C?mara, Brazilian bishop
1920 :Oscar Brand, Winnipeg Canada, folk vocalist (Draw Me a Laugh)
1921 :Bryan Woods, soldier/clerk
1923 :George H H Lascelles, English earl of Harewood/leader (Covent Garden)
1924 :Cathy Long, (Rep-D-LA, 1985-86)
1924 :Johnny Jordaan, [Jan van Musscher], Amsterdam folk vocalist
1925 :Arthur Berry, artist
1925 :H Eisenreich, writer
1926 :Konstantin Petrovich Feokistov, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod I)
1928 :Al "Fuzzy" Smith, baseball player
1932 :Alfred M Worden, Jackson Michigan, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Apollo 15)
1932 :Gay Talese, author (Honor Thy Father)
1934 :Earl King, [Solomon Johnson], rocker
1934 :King Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], US vocalist (Memphis Soul Stew)
1934 :Piet Bukman, Dutch minister for Development Aid (CDA)
1935 :Herb Kohl, (Sen-D Wisconsin)
1938 :Juan Pizarro, baseball player
1942 :Ton [ACHM] de Kok, Dutch MP (CDA)
1944 :Berend baron van Voorst tot Voorst, Dutch foreign state sect (CDA)
1944 :Berry [AH] Esselink, Dutch MP (CDA)
1944 :Michael A Andrews, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
1945 :Gerald Davies, British rugby player
1946 :Lawrence Ascott, rocker (Isotope)
1946 :Sammy Johns, rocker (Politics, Religion & Her)
1948 :Jimmy Greenspoon, LA Cal, rock organist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
1949 :Alan Lancaster, bassist (Status Quo-Down Down, On the Level)
1950 :Burt Hooton, baseball player
1950 :Dan Quisenberry, baseball pitcher (KC Royals)
1951 :Benny Ayala, baseball player
1951 :Manfred Schumann, German FR, bobsled (Olympic-silver/bronze-1976)
1953 :Robert Brazile, NFLer
1955 :Charlie Puleo, baseball player
1956 :Garth Brooks, Tulsa Okla, country vocalist (No Fences)
1957 :Carney Lansford, baseball player
1957 :Damaso Garcia, baseball player
1958 :Manuel Mijares, Mexico, spanish vocalist (Maria Bonita)
1958 :Michele Drake, La Jolla CA, playmate (May, 1979)
1959 :Brian Travers, rock saxophonist (UB40-Red Wine)
1959 :Sammy Lee, British soccer player
1960 :Steve Bronski, rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat-Smalltown Boy)
1962 :David Bryan, rock keyboardist (Bon Jovi-You Give Love a Bad Name)
1963 :Heidemarie M Stefanyshyn-Piper, St Paul Minn, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut
1964 :Cynthia "Sippy" Woodhead, Riverside Calif, swimmer (Olympic-silver-84)
1964 :Dona L Speir, Norwalk Calif, playmate (March, 1984)
1965 :Reginald Thal, soccer player (MVV)
1966 :Chris Rock, comedian (SNL, CB4, Boomerang)
1967 :Joseph Tilford Leigh Greene, Dayton Ohio, long jumper (Oly-br-92, 96)
1968 :Ashely Allen, San Antonio TX, playmate (Aug, 1992)
1968 :Peter Bondra, Lutsk Ukr, NHL right wing (Washington Capitals)
1969 :Bucky Richardson, US football quarterback (Houston Oilers)
1969 :Fiona Robinson, Collie Western Aust, basketball player (Oly-bronze-96)
1970 :Denis Chasse, Montreal, NHL right wing (Winnipeg Jets)
1971 :Marvin Graves, CFL quarterback (Montreal Alouettes)
1972 :John Slaney, St John's, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)
1973 :Billy Baumhoff, St Louis MO, soccer midfielder/forward (Oly-gold-96)
1973 :Leanne Schuster, Mesa Az, WPVA volleyballer (National-9th-1995)
1974 :Ryan Phillips, linebacker (NY Giants)
1975 :Alexandre Daigle, Montreal, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)
1975 :Marika Lehtimaki, ice hockey center (Finland, Oly-98)
1976 :Hrafnhildur Hafsteinsdottir, Miss Universe-Iceland (1996)
1976 :Terry Battle, running back (Detroit Lions)
1979 :Cerina Vincent, Miss Nevada Teen USA (1996)



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