Birthdays of Personalities on November 15

1316 :Jean I, king of France (Nov 15-19, 1316) (he lived only 4 days)
1397 :Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italy, Pope (1447-55)
1556 :Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal
1559 :Albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo
1559 :Archduke Albert of Austria, Governor of the Low Countries
1619 :Philips Koninck, Amsterdams painter/etcher
1661 :Christoph von Graffenried, Swiss settler in Americas
1692 :Eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian
1708 :William Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner'
1731 :William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (John Gilpin) [OS]
1738 :F William Herschel, German/English astronomer (discovered Uranus)
1741 :Johann C Lavater, Swiss vicar/philosopher
1755 :Jan Blanken, Dutch hydraulic engineer
1757 :Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon
1793 :Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry)
1814 :Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1815 :John Banvard, NYC, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas)
1816 :Joseph Bennett Plummer, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1829 :Petrus A S van Limburg Brouwer, MP/critic (Akbar)
1836 :Pierce Manning Butler Young, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1840 :Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [NS=11/27]
1852 :Tewfik Pasha, Khedive of Egypt
1862 :Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer
1862 :Gerhart Hauptmann, Germany, author (Before Dawn-Nobel 1912)
1872 :Robert marquess of Flers, French author (Habit Vert)
1874 :Schack August Steenberg Krogh, Denmark, physiologist (Nobel-1920)
1881 :Franklin Pierce Adams, American newspaper columnist, Chicago Ill, columnist
1882 :Felix Frankfurter, Vienna Aust, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62)
1887 :Georgia O'Keefe, Sun Prairie Wisc, sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull)
1887 :Hitoshi Asida, Japanese politician
1887 :Marianne Moore, St Louis, poet (Pulitzer 1951, Collected Poems)
1887 :René Maran, Martinique, author (Batouala, Prix Goncourt)
1891 :W Averell Harriman, US, (Gov-D-NY)/ambassador to USSR (1943-46)
1891 :Erwin Rommel, German field marshal (WW II-African campaign), "The Desert Fox"
1895 :Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia,
1897 :Sacheverell Sitwell, English poet/author (People's Palace)
1898 :Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap)
1899 :Avdy Andresson, Estonian statesman
1906 :Curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate
1907 :Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel
1914 :Jorge Bolet, Havana Cuba, pianist (C'eurties Instituka)
1916 :Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados
1917 :Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67)
1919 :Joseph Albert Wapner, La, judge (People's Court)
1919 :Joseph Wapner, American judge
1922 :Giorgio Manganelli, writer
1922 :Paul Acket, Dutch publisher/organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz)
1922 :Francis Brunn, German juggler
1925 :Howard Baker, (Sen-R-Tenn), presidential chief of staff
1930 :J[ames] G[raham] Ballard, China, sci-fi author (Drowned World)
1931 :Jan Terlouw, Dutch MP (D-66)/author (Winters in Wartime)
1932 :Clyde L McPhatter, Durham NC, singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love)
1932 :Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Downtown, My Love)
1933 :Jack Burns, Boston Mass, comedian (Burns & Schreiber)
1934 :Joanna Barnes, Boston, actr (Parent Trap, Spartacus, Goodbye Charlie)
1935 :Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman
1936 :Wolf Biermann, writer
1937 :William E "Little Willie" John, [Woods], US R&B singer (Fever)
1940 :Roberto Cavalli, Italian fashion designer
1941 :Daniel Manus Pinkwater, US, sci-fi author (Magic Moscow)
1942 :Daniel Barenboim, Buenos Aires Argentinia, pianist/conductor
1945 :Anni-Frid Lyngsdtad, [Fryeda Anderson], Sweden, rocker (ABBA)
1946 :Carmine Appice, NYC, rock drummer (Vanilla Fudge)
1946 :Janet Lennon, Culver City Calif, singer (Lennon Sisters)
1947 :William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )
1948 :Roy P Dyson, (Rep-D-MD, 1981- )
1950 :Mac Maurice Wilkins, discus thrower (1st to break 70m)
1951 :Dave Zelmon, rocker
1952 :"Macho Man" Randy Savage, [Poffo], Sarasota FL, wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW)
1953 :Yuri Viktorovich Prikhodko, Russian cosmonaut
1954 :Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
1955 :Henry Corra, American documentarian
1956 :Ashley Cox, Dallas Texas, playmate (December, 1977)
1956 :Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal
1957 :Joe Leeway, rocker (Thompson Twins)
1957 :Kevin Eubanks, bandleader (Tonight Show)
1958 :Gu Kailai, Chinese lawyer and businesswoman
1965 :Nigel Bond, English snooker player
1968 :James Brady, Brooklyn NY, columnist (NY Post)
1971 :Sandra Kim, [Caldarone], French singer (J'aime la Vie)
1975 :Scott Henshall, British fashion designer
1977 :Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, 9th in succession to British throne
1983 :DJ Skee, American DJ/personality
1985 :Casnel Bushay, Vincentian sprinter



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