Birthdays of Personalities on November 17

xxxx :Shelby Foote, historian (Civil War)
1503 :Il Bronzino, Florentine painter (Eleanor de Toledo & her Son)
1594 :Johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)
1690 :No‰l-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist
1704 :Salomeja Neris, [S Bacinskaite-Buciene], Latvian poet
1755 :Louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France (1814-24)
1773 :Mih ly Csokonai Vit‚z, Hungarian poet (B‚kaeg‚rhartz)
1790 :August Ferdinand M”bius, mathematician, inventor (M”bius strip)
1794 :John Barrien Montgomery, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1873
1799 :Titian Ramsey Peale, US, artist/naturalist (American Ornithology)
1814 :Joseph Finegan, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885
1816 :August W Ambros, Austria musicologist (History of Music)
1826 :John McArthur, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
1834 :Stephen Hinsdale Weed, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1854 :Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17)
1865 :John S Plaskett, Canadian astronomer (Plaskett's twins)
1876 :Baron Joseph van de Meulebroeck, mayor (Brussels, Belgium)
1878 :Grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)
1879 :Gerardus H de Haas, socialist vicar
1881 :Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh Dutch/MP
1885 :Henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman (Belgian Workers Party)
1886 :Crane Wilbur, Athens NY, dir/writer (Bat, Canon City, Yellow Cargo)
1887 :Bernard L Montgomery, British field marshall (WW II-African campaign)
1894 :Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs (1939-46)/diplomat
1894 :Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)
1899 :Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)
1901 :Walter Hallstein, West German politician (CDU) (Hallstein doctrine)
1902 :Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist (A Bomb, Nobel 1963)
1904 :Isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal)
1905 :Astrid Bernadotte, Princess of Sweden
1905 :Wazyk, [Adam Wagman], Polish poet/author (Eyes & Mouth)
1906 :Soichiro Honda, Japan, founder/CEO (Honda Motor Co)
1911 :Nobutaka Shikanai, Japans media CEO (Fujisankei Com Group)
1914 :Archie Campbell, Bullsgap Tenn, comedian (Hee Haw)
1917 :Jack Lescoulie, Sacramento Calif, TV host (Jackie Gleason Show)
1919 :Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, journalist
1921 :Fr‚ [Frederik] Meis, Dutch MP (Communist)
1922 :Emile Noel, international civil servant
1923 :Robert Francis Vere Heuston, British professor of law
1925 :Charles Mackerras, Schenectady NY, Australian conductor
1925 :Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier
1925 :Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
1927 :Ellis Hillman, politician
1929 :Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba
1930 :Brian Joseph Lenihan, politician
1934 :James M Inhofe, (Rep-R-Oklahoma)
1936 :Leni van Rijn-Vellekoop, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1938 :Gordon Lightfoot, Ontario Canada, folksinger (Sundown)
1938 :Thomas Black, English industrial/auto collector
1941 :Gene Clark, LA Calif, rock vocalist/guitarist (Byrds)
1941 :Peter Hoagland, (Rep-D-Nebraska)
1942 :Bob Gaudio, Bronx NY, rocker (Four Seasons-Sherry)
1942 :Martin Scorsese, Queens, dir (Mean Streets, Last Temptation of Christ)
1944 :Lorne Michaels, [Lipowitz], Toronto Ontario, comedian (SNL)
1945 :Jeremy Hanley, British Lower house member
1946 :Martin Barre, British pop guitarist (Jethro Tull)
1947 :Rod Clements, rocker
1947 :Stewkey, [Robert Antoni], rocker
1949 :John Boehner, (Rep-R-Ohio)
1952 :M Cyril Ramaphosa, sec-gen of South African Mine Workers' Union
1953 :Dino Martin Jr, rocker
1953 :Jilly Johnson, England, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde)
1955 :Peter Cox, rocker (Go West-Call Me, Don't Look Down)
1957 :Daisy Fuentes, Havana Cuba, VJ (MTV International) (claims 1964)
1960 :Jonathan Ross, British talk show host (Tall Guy)
1962 :Traci Lords, ficticious birth date to do XXX movies [actual May 7, 68]
1963 :Pedro Luis Estrada, Bkln NY, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1967 :Ronnie Devoe, Boston, vocals (New Edition, Bell Div Devoe-Candy Girl)
1973 :Scott Rehberg, tackle (New England Patriots)
1980 :Isaac Hanson, vocalist (Hansons-Do Wah)
1980 :[Clarke] Isaac Hanson, Tulsa OK, singer (Hansons-MMMMbop)



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