Birthdays of Personalities on January 10

1480 :Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands
1502 :Hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God)
1538 :Louis of Nassau, Dutch general
1573 :Simon Marius, German astronomer
1607 :Isaac Jogues, French missionary
1628 :George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English statesman
1644 :Louis François, duc de Boufflers, French marshal
1654 :Joshua Barnes, English scholar
1702 :Johannes Zick, German painter
1715 :Christian August Crusius, German philosopher and theologian
1721 :Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar
1729 :Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian biologist
1738 :Ethan Allen, American military leader
1745 :Isaac Titsingh, Dutch diplomat
1750 :Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, British Lord Chancellor
1769 :Michel Ney, French marshal
1776 :George Birkbeck, British academic
1780 :Martin Lichtenstein, German physician
1797 :Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer
1797 :Eugenio Kincaid, American missionary
1810 :Ferdinand Barbedienne, French engineer
1810 :Jeremiah S. Black, American jurist & statesman; 24th United States Attorney General; and 23rd United States Secretary of State
1812 :Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect
1828 :Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate
1834 :Lord Acton, British historian
1836 :Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls Wilder
1840 :Louis Nazaire Bégin, Canadian archbishop and cardinal
1842 :Luigi Pigorini, Italian palaeoethnologist, archaeologist and ethnographer
1843 :Frank James, American outlaw
1848 :Reinhold Sadler, 9th Governor of Nevada
1849 :Robert Crosbie, Canadian theosophist
1850 :John Wellborn Root, American architect
1858 :Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer
1859 :Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, Spanish free-thinker
1864 :Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia,
1865 :Mary Ingalls, sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder
1875 :Issai Schur, German mathematician
1880 :Manuel Azaña y Diaz, Spanish republican President
1883 :Alfred Saalwächter, German U-boat commander
1883 :Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Russian writer
1887 :Robinson Jeffers, American poet
1889 :Maurice Collis, Irish writer
1890 :Grigory Landsberg, Russian physicist
1891 :Heinrich Behmann, German mathematician
1892 :Melchior Wankowicz, Polish writer
1893 :Albert Jacka, Australian soldier, first Victoria Cross winner
1894 :Pingali Lakshmikantam, Indian poet
1898 :Katharine Blodgett, American scientist and inventor
1903 :Barbara Hepworth, English sculptor
1903 :Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler
1910 :Jean Martinon, French conductor and composer
1911 :Norman Heatley, English biologist
1912 :Maria Mandel, Austrian Auschwitz prison guard
1913 :Gustáv Husák, President of Czechoslovakia
1913 :Mehmet Shehu, Albanian politician
1914 :Yu Kuo-hwa, Premier of Taiwan
1915 :Dean Dixon, American conductor
1916 :Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate
1916 :Eldzier Cortor, American painter
1917 :Jerry Wexler, American record producer
1918 :Arthur Chung, President of Guyana
1919 :Terukuni Manzo, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 38th Yokozuna
1919 :Milton Parker, American businessman
1925 :Günther Knödler, German fencer
1926 :Musallam Bseiso, Palestinian journalist and politician
1927 :Otto Stich, Swiss politician
1928 :Philip Levine, American poet
1929 :Derek Hammond-Stroud, English operatic baritone
1930 :Roy Edward Disney, American film executive
1931 :Peter Barnes, English writer
1934 :Leonid Kravchuk, Ukrainian politician
1935 :Georg Katzer, German composer
1935 :Sherrill Milnes, American baritone
1936 :Stephen Ambrose, American historian
1936 :Al Goldstein, American publisher and pornographer
1936 :Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist, radio astronomer, Nobel laureate
1937 :Thomas Penfield Jackson, American jurist
1938 :Donald Knuth, American mathematician and computer scientist
1939 :Jared Carter, American poet
1939 :Sonosuke Fujimaki, Japanese fencer
1939 :David Horowitz, American author and political commentator
1939 :William Levy, Dutch writer
1939 :Bill Toomey, American athlete
1940 :Guy Chevrette, Quebec politician
1940 :Harry Gant, American racing driver
1940 :Ntare VI of Ankole, Omugabe of Nkole
1944 :Rory Byrne, South African racing car designer
1944 :Bernard Derome, Canadian news presenter
1945 :John Fahey, Australian politician
1945 :Gunther von Hagens, German anatomist
1945 :Edward Wiskoski, American wrestler
1947 :Peer Steinbrück, German politician
1948 :Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist
1950 :Roy Blunt, American politician
1950 :Ernie Wasson, American gardener and writer
1951 :Paul DiMaggio, American educator
1953 :Dennis Cooper, American author
1955 :Michael Schenker, German guitarist (UFO)
1956 :Antonio Muñoz Molina, Spanish writer
1957 :Greg Walden, American politician
1958 :Eddie Cheever, American racing car driver
1958 :Anatoly Pisarenko, Soviet weightlifter
1959 :Bernhard Hoff, East German athlete
1959 :Chris Van Hollen, American congressman
1959 :Fran Walsh, New Zealand screenwriter
1960 :Brian Cowen, Taoiseach of Ireland
1960 :Benoît Pelletier, Canadian politician
1961 :Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Italian violinist
1962 :Michael Fortier, Canadian politician
1963 :Kira Ivanova, Soviet figure skater
1963 :David Dewayne Johnson, American convicted murderer
1963 :Mark Pryor, American politician
1965 :Butch Hartman, American animator
1966 :Steve Kramer, American politician
1967 :Johan Laats, Belgian judoka
1969 :Janko Kastelic, Canadian conductor
1970 :Buff Bagwell, American wrestler
1970 :Scott Ludlam, Australian politician
1970 :Alisa Maric, Serbian chess grandmaster
1972 :Thomas Alsgaard, Norwegian cross-country skier
1972 :Mohammed Benzakour, Dutch writer
1972 :Brian Lawler, American wrestler
1973 :Félix Trinidad, Puerto Rican boxer
1974 :Akari Kaida, Japanese composer
1983 :Danilo Dirani, Brazilian racing driver
1983 :Li Nina, Chinese aerial skier
1985 :Craig Lewis, American cyclist
1986 :Abigail Clancy, English model
1986 :Saleisha Stowers, American model
1990 :Mirko Bortolotti, Italian racing car driver



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