Birthdays of Personalities on November 21

1495 :John Bale, England, bishop/anti-catholic playwright (Kynge Johan)
1561 :Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author
1637 :Catharina Questiers, Dutch poetess (Friend of Abandoned Child)
1692 :Carlo Fragoni, Italy, poet
1694 :Voltaire, [Fran‡ois-Marie Arouet], France, thinker (Candide)
1724 :John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist
1729 :Josiah Bartlett, US physician/judge/signer (Decl of Independence)
1768 :Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher
1785 :William Beaumont, surgeon (studied digestion)
1787 :Barry Cornwall, [Bryan Waller Procter], British? poet
1787 :Samuel Cunard, founder (1st regular Atlantic steamship line)
1817 :Richard Brooke Garnett, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1828 :William McComb, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1918
1829 :Peter A de Genestet, Dutch vicar/poet
1831 :John Franklin Miller, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1834 :Henrietta (Hetty) Green, financier (Witch of Wall Street)
1834 :Joseph Jackson Bartlett, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1893
1840 :Victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia
1851 :D‚sir‚ J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal
1853 :Hussain Kamil, sultan of Egypt (1914-17)
1854 :Benedict XV, [Giacomo PGB marques della Chiessa], 258th Pope (1914-22)
1861 :Joao da Cruz, Brazilian poet
1863 :Arthur Quiller-Couch, [Q], editor (Oxford Book of English Verse)
1867 :Vladimir N Ipatiev, Russian chemist
1878 :Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice
1880 :Franz Hessel, writer
1886 :Harold G Nicolson, English diplomat/author (Good Behaviour)
1898 :Ren‚ Magritte, Belgian surrealistic painter (This is Not a Pipe)
1902 :Michail A Suslov, Russian party ideologist [OS=Nov 8]
1904 :Coleman Hawkins, virtually created tenor saxophone for jazz
1907 :Jim Bishop, author (The Day Lincoln was Shot)
1907 :M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor
1912 :Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist
1917 :Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer
1920 :Stan Musial, outfielder (St Louis Cardinal, 7 times NL bat champ)
1921 :Geza Anda, Hungarian/Swiss pianist (Mozart/Bart˘k)
1925 :Johan "Poncke" Princen, KNIL-defector/civil rights in Djakarta
1929 :Marilyn French, US author (The Women's Room)
1933 :Frank Brake, English multi-millionaire
1933 :Henry Hartsfield Jr, Birmingham Ala, astro (STS-4, STS 41-D, STS 61A)
1933 :Jean Shepard, Pauls Valley Okla, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
1936 :James De Preist, Philadelphia Penn, conductor (Mitropolos 1964)
1937 :Marlo Thomas, [Mrs Phil Donahue], Detroit Mich (That Girl!, Jenny)
1940 :Dr John, [Rebennack], New Orleans La, vocalist (I Was in Right Place)
1940 :Natalia Makarova, Leningrad, ballerina (Kirov)/defected 1970
1941 :David Porter, US songwriter (Soul Man)
1941 :George Morren, Flemish painter/sculptor
1942 :Tweety Bird, cartoon character
1943 :Larry Mahan, Oregon, rodeo champ (1967-70)
1944 :Richard J Durbin, (Rep-D-IL, 1983- )
1947 :Dick W de Cloe, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1948 :Alphonse Mouson, rocker
1948 :Lonnie Jordan, San Diego Ca, rock keyboardist/vocalist (War)
1950 :Livingston Taylor, Boston, rocker (I Will be in Love With You)
1953 :Tina Brown, journalist publisher (New Yorker, Tattler)
1956 :Mariana Simionescu, Tirgu Neamt Romania, 1st wife of Bjorn Borg
1957 :Jim Brown, rocker (UB40-Red Red Wine)
1965 :Bjork, Iceland, singer (Like Someone in Love)
1967 :Kelly Gallagher, Myrtle Beach SC, playmate (Sep, 1994)
1973 :Brent Smith, tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1980 :Danielle Hartsell, Ann Arbor Mich, pairs skater (& Steve Hartsell)



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